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November 27th, 1938...

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TIME Magazine: Elmer F. Andrews

(TIME Cover: November the 21st, 1938)

 Famous people born on the 27th of November:

1127 - Emperor Xiaozong of China (d. 1194)
1701 - Anders Celsius, Swedish inventor and astronomer (d. 1744)
1746 - Robert Livingston, signer of the United States Declaration of Independence (d. 1813)
1843 - Elizabeth Stride, victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)
1874 - Chaim Weizmann, 1st President of Israel (d. 1952)
1897 - Vito Genovese, American mafioso (d. 1969)
1940 - Bruce Lee, American actor and martial artist (d. 1973)
1942 - Jimi Hendrix, American guitarist (d. 1970)
1952 - Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis)
1959 - Charlie Burchill, Scottish guitarist and keyboardist (Simple Minds)

 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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