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November 2nd, 1938...

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TIME Magazine: Sheridan Downey

(TIME Cover: October the 24th, 1938)

 Famous people born on the 2nd of November:

1082 - Emperor Huizong of China (d. 1135)
1709 - Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (d. 1759)
1755 - Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (d. 1793)
1795 - James Knox Polk, 11th President of the United States (d. 1849)
1844 - Mehmed V, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1918)
1865 - Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States (d. 1923)
1877 - Aga Khan III, Shia Imam (d. 1957)
1906 - Luchino Visconti, Italian director (d. 1976)
1913 - Burt Lancaster, American actor (d. 1994)
1920 - Ann Rutherford, American actress
1938 - Queen Sofia of Spain
1941 - Bruce Welch, English musician and songwriter (The Shadows)
1942 - Stefanie Powers, American actress
1966 - David Schwimmer, American actor

 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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