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January 21st, 1930...

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TIME Magazine: Andre Tardieu

(TIME Cover: January the 20th, 1930)

 Famous people born on the 21st of January:

1829 - King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway (d. 1907)
1895 - Cristóbal Balenciaga, Spanish couturier (d. 1972)
1905 - Christian Dior, French fashion designer (d. 1957)
1912 - Konrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2000)
1924 - Benny Hill, British actor, comic and singer (d. 1992)
1941 - Plácido Domingo, Spanish-born tenor
1950 - Billy Ocean, West Indian musician
1962 - Marie Trintignant, French actress (d. 2003)
1976 - Emma Bunton, English singer (Spice Girls)
2004 - Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1930

Karl Landsteiner

for his discovery of human blood groups

Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research - New York, NY, USA.

Photo: nobelprize.org

Designed in 1930

The Brno Tubular chair
by L.M. van der Rohe


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