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October 21st, 1930...

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TIME Magazine: Henri Matisse

(TIME Cover: October the 20th, 1930)

 Famous people born on the 21st of October:

1675 - Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (d. 1710)
1687 - Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1759)
1833 - Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor and founder of the Nobel Prize (d. 1896)
1917 - Dizzy Gillespie, American musician (d. 1993)
1949 - Benjamin Netanyahu, 9th Prime Minister of Israel
1952 - Brent Mydland, American keyboardist (Grateful Dead) (d. 1990)
1964 - Jon Carin, American musician (Pink Floyd, The Who)

 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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