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November 10th, 1938...

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TIME Magazine: Andre Malraux

(TIME Cover: November the 7th, 1938)

 Famous people born on the 10th of November:

1483 - Martin Luther, German protestant reformer (d. 1546)
1683 - George II of Great Britain (d. 1760)
1888 - Andrei Tupolev, Russian aircraft designer (d. 1972)
1919 - Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, Russian inventor
1925 - Richard Burton, Welsh actor (d. 1984)
1928 - Ennio Morricone, Italian composer
1933 - Ronald Evans, American astronaut (d. 1990)
1954 - Mario Cipollina, American bass player (Huey Lewis & the News)

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1938

Enrico Fermi

for his demonstrations of the existence of new radioactive elements produced by neutron irradiation, and for his related discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons

Rome University - Rome, Italy

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1938

You Can't Take It with You
directed by Frank Capra
with Spring Byington (Penny Sycamore)

Designed in 1938

The Ankle-strap sandal
by Salvatore Ferragamo


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