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January 26th, 1936...

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TIME Magazine: J. Pierpont Morgan

(TIME Cover: January the 20th, 1936)

 Famous people born on the 26th of January:

1497 - Emperor Go-Nara of Japan (d. 1557)
1714 - Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (d. 1785)
1857 - the 12th Dalai Lama (d. 1875)
1908 - Stéphane Grappelli, French jazz violinist (d. 1997)
1918 - Nicolae Ceaucescu, Romanian dictator (d. 1989)
1925 - Paul Newman, American actor
1928 - Roger Vadim, French film director and actor (d. 2000)
1955 - Eddie Van Halen, Dutch-born musicia

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1936

Victor Franz Hess

for his discovery of cosmic radiation

Innsbruck University - Innsbruck, Austria

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1936

The Great Ziegfeld
directed by Robert Z. Leonard
with Luise Rainer (Anna Held)

Designed in 1936

The Cradle
by Jean Prouvé


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