This airplane was designed by Henry Mignet in 1933
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Today in History: Born on August 13
Hans Christian Oersted, Danish scientist who discovered electromagnetism.
Ernest L. Thayer, author of the poem "Casey at the Bat."
Russell Baker, author and columnist for The New York Times.
Niara Sudarkasa, educator and first woman president of Lincoln University.
Steve Martin, American comedian, actor, musician and screenwriter, his many awards include a Lifetime Achievement in Comedy (American Comedy Awards, USA), several Emmys, and Grammys for Best Comedy Album (1977, 1979) and Best Bluegrass Album (2009, 2013)
Danielle Steel, the fourth-bestselling author of all time.
Gary Larson, cartoonist (The Far Side).
Halle Berry, actress, her many awards include a Golden Globe (Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, TV movie) and and an Oscar (Monster's Ball).