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June 12th, 1936...

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TIME Magazine: Governor James V Allred

(TIME Cover: June the 8th, 1936)

 Famous people born on the 12th of June:

1107 - Emperor Gaozong of China (d. 1187)
1659 - Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Japanese samurai (d. 1719)
1908 - Marina Semenova, Russian ballerina
1915 - David Rockefeller, American banker
1924 - George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the United States
1929 - Anne Frank, German-born Dutch Jewish diarist and Holocaust victim (d. 1945)
1952 - Pete Farndon, English bassist (The Pretenders) (d. 1983)

 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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