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August 16th, 1935...

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TIME Magazine: Queen Wilhelmina

(TIME Cover: August the 12th, 1935)

 Famous people born on the 16th of August:

1378 - Hongxi Emperor of China (d. 1425)
1892 - Otto Messmer, American cartoonist (d. 1983)
1895 - Albert Cohen, Swiss novelist (d. 198
1913 - Menachem Begin, 6th Prime Minister of Israel, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1992)
1920 - Charles Bukowski, American poet (d. 1994)
1957 - Tim Farriss, Australian musician (INXS)
1958 - Madonna, American singer and actress
1980 - Robert Hardy, English bassist (Franz Ferdinand)

 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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