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April 27th, 1938...

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TIME Magazine: Reza Shah Pahlavi

(TIME Cover: April the 25th, 1938)

 Famous people born on the 27th of April:

1701 - King Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia (d. 1773)
1822 - Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States (d. 1885)
1891 - Sergei Prokofiev, Russian composer (d. 1953)
1899 - Walter Lantz, American cartoonist, creator of Woody Woodpecker (d. 1994)
1948 - Kate Pierson, American singer (The B-52's)
1967 - Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands

 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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