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October 19th, 1930...

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TIME Magazine: Sergei Koussevitsky

(TIME Cover: October the 13th, 1930)

 Famous people born on the 19th of October:

1276 - Prince Hisaaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1328)
1582 - Dmitry Ivanovich, Tsarevich (d. 1591)
1851 - Empress Myeongseong, Empress of Korea (d.1895)
1862 - Auguste Lumière, French inventor (d. 1954)
1885 - Charles Merrill, American investment banker (d. 1956)
1931 - John le Carré, English novelist
1944 - Peter Tosh, Jamaican musician, political activist (d. 1987)
1969 - Trey Parker, American cartoonist, comedian, writer, and actor

 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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