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May 13th, 1936...

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TIME Magazine: Franz Boas

(TIME Cover: May the 11th, 1936)

 Famous people born on the 13th of May:

1655 - Pope Innocent XIII (d. 1724)
1717 - Empress Maria Theresa of Austria (d. 1780)
1753 - Lazare Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (d. 1823)
1792 - Pope Pius IX (d. 1878)
1882 - Georges Braque, French painter (d. 1963)
1939 - Harvey Keitel, American actor
1950 - Stevie Wonder, American singer and musician
1951 - Paul Thompson, British rock drummer (Roxy Music)
1979 - Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

 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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