Star Map for Tuesday February 27, 1940

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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Available sizes: 11x14", 16x20" or 18x24", 40x50cm or 50x70 cm, standard sizes so you will always find a frame that you like and that fits.

On 27 February 1940

Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14..

Birthdate of Pierre Duchesne, Canadian lawyer and politician, 28th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec; Howard Hesseman, American actor; and Bill Hunter, Australian actor (d. 2011).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Mabel Keaton Staupers, American nurse and advocate (d. 1989).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Denis Whitaker, Canadian general, football player, and businessman (d. 2001).

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Jovan Krkobabi, Serbian politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia (d. 2014); Peter Stone, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2003); Paul von Ragué Schleyer, American chemist and academic (d. 2014); and Joanne Woodward, American actress.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Mirella Freni, Italian soprano and actress; and Uri Shulevitz, American author and illustrator.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Ron Barassi, Australian footballer and coach; and Roger Mahony, American cardinal.

Death of Joshua W. Alexander, American judge and politician, 2nd United States Secretary of Commerce (b. 1852); and Ivan Pavlov, Russian physiologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1849).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Barbara Babcock, American actress.

Death of Hosteen Klah, Navajo artist, medicine man, and weaver (b. 1867); and Emily Malbone Morgan, American saint, foundress of the Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross (b. 1862).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Jake Thackray, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and journalist (d. 2002).

1st anniversary

United States labor law: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that sit-down strikes violate property owners' rights and are therefore illegal..

Birthdate of Don McKinnon, English-New Zealand farmer and politician, 12th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand; and Peter Revson, American race car driver (d. 1974).

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 21.6x27.9cm to 50x70cm. You will be given immediate access to six image files for each available color. Each image file is optimized for a different print size, from 8.5x11" to 18x24".

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