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April 19th, 1940...

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TIME Magazine: Burton K. Wheeler

(TIME Cover: April the 15th, 1940)

 Famous people born on the 19th of April:

1320 - King Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367)
1452 - King Ferdinand II of Aragon (d. 1504)
1793 - Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria (d. 1875)
1903 - Eliot Ness, American lawman (d. 1957)
1968 - Mswati III, King of Swaziland
1972 - Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer

Oscar of the best picture in 1940

directed by Alfred Hitchcock
with Laurence Olivier (Maxim de Winter) and Joan Fontaine (Mrs de Winter)

Designed in 1940

The Pelican chair
by Finn Juhl


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