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August 15th, 1935...

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TIME Magazine: Queen Wilhelmina

(TIME Cover: August the 12th, 1935)

 Famous people born on the 15th of August:

1171 - King Alfonso IX of Leon (d. 1230)
1769 - Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of the French (d. 1821
1771 - Sir Walter Scott, Scottish historical novelist (d. 1832)
1893 - Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and computing pioneer (d. 1950)
1896 - Leon Theremin, Russian inventor (d. 1993)
1925 - Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist
1945 - Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda, Indian guru
1950 - The Princess Anne, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1935

James Chadwick

for the discovery of the neutron

United Kingdom
Liverpool University - Liverpool, United Kingdom

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1935

Mutiny on the Bounty
directed by Frank Lloyd
with Clark Gable, Charles Laughton and Fanchot Tone

Designed in 1935

The Anglepoise lamp
by Georges Carwardine


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