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August 23rd, 1926...

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TIME Magazine: Captain Rene Fonck

(TIME Cover: August the 23rd, 1926)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of August:

686 - Charles Martel, grandfather of Charlemagne (d. 741)
1754 - King Louis XVI of France (d. 1793)
1912 - Gene Kelly, American dancer and actor (d. 1996)
1923 - Edgar F. Codd, English computer scientist (d. 2003)
1932 - Houari Boumedienne, President of Algeria (d. 1978)
1946 - Keith Moon, English singer and drummer (The Who) (d. 1978)
1951 - Akhmad Kadyrov, President of Chechnya (d. 2004)
1951 - Queen Noor of Jordan
1970 - River Phoenix, American actor (d. 1993)

Designed in 1926

The Kettle
by Marianne Brandt


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