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November 16th, 1938...

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TIME Magazine: Henry G. Weaver

(TIME Cover: November the 14th, 1938)

 Famous people born on the 16th of November:

42 BC - Tiberius, Roman emperor (d. 37)
1836 - David Kalakaua of Hawaii, Hawaiian king (d. 1891)
1922 - José Saramago, Portuguese writer, Nobel laureate
1930 - Salvatore Riina Sicilian mafioso
1952 - Shigeru Miyamoto, Japanese video game designer
1964 - Diana Krall, Canadian singer

 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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