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January 4th, 1936...

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TIME Magazine: Edwin C. Musick

(TIME Cover: December the 2nd, 1935)

 Famous people born on the 4th of January:

1077 - Emperor Zhezong of Song Dynasty in China (d. 1100)
1643 - Sir Isaac Newton, English mathematician and natural philosopher (d. 1727)
1710 - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Italian composer (d. 1736)
1809 - Louis Braille, French inventor of Braille (d. 1852)
1900 - James Bond, American ornithologist (d. 1989)
1905 - Sterling Holloway, American actor (d. 1992)
1940 - Brian David Josephson, Nobel laureate
1940 - Gao Xingjian, Nobel laureate
1945 - Richard R. Schrock, Nobel laureate

 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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