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March 28th, 1939...

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TIME Magazine: Francisco Franco

(TIME Cover: March the 27th, 1939)

 Famous people born on the 28th of March:

1609 - King Frederick III of Denmark (d. 1670)
1862 - Aristide Briand, French politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1932)
1868 - Maxim Gorky, Russian author (d. 1936)
1910 - Queen Ingrid of Denmark (d. 2000)
1930 - Jerome Isaac Friedman, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939

Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt

for his work on sex hormones

Berlin University - Berlin, Germany

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1939

Gone with the Wind
directed by Victor Fleming
with Clark Gable (Rhett Butler) and Vivien Leigh (Scarlett O'Hara)

Designed in 1939

The PH lamp
by Poul Henningsen


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