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June 2nd, 1938...

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TIME Magazine: Earl Browder

(TIME Cover: May the 30th, 1938)

 Famous people born on the 2nd of June:

926 - Murakami, Emperor of Japan (d. 967)
1535 - Pope Leo XI (d. 1605)
1740 - Marquis de Sade, French author (d. 1814)
1743 - Count Alessandro di Cagliostro, Sicilian Occultist (d. 1795)
1835 - Pope Pius X (d. 1914)
1930 - Pete Conrad, American astronaut (d. 1999)
1940 - King Constantine II of Greece
1941 - Charlie Watts, English musician (The Rolling Stones)
1955 - Michael Steele, American musician (The Bangles)
1980 - Fabrizio Moretti, American rock drummer (The Strokes)

 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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