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August 18th, 1936...

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TIME Magazine: William L. Clayton

(TIME Cover: August the 17th, 1936)

 Famous people born on the 18th of August:

1414 - Jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)
1750 - Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (d. 1825)
1830 - Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria (d. 1916)
1855 - Alfred Wallis, English artist and mariner (d. 1942)
1933 - Roman Polanski, French-born director and actor
1936 - Robert Redford, American actor and director
1955 - Taher ElGamal, Egyptian scientist
1952 - Patrick Swayze, American actor

 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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