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October 31st, 1930...

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TIME Magazine: King George V and Queen Mary

(TIME Cover: October the 27th, 1930)

 Famous people born on the 31st of October:

1345 - King Fernando I of Portugal (d. 1383)
1391 - King Duarte of Portugal (d. 1438)
1424 - King Wladislaus III of Poland (d. 1444)
1632 - (baptism) Johannes Vermeer, Flemish painter (d. 1675)
1705 - Pope Clement XIV (d. 1774)
1860 - Juliette Low, American founder of the Girl Scouts (d. 1927)
1887 - Chiang Kai-shek, Nationalist Chinese leader, former Republic of China president (d. 1975)
1922 - King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia
1930 - Michael Collins, astronaut
1936 - Michael Landon, American actor (d. 1991)
1952 - Bernard Edwards, American bass player (CHIC) (d. 1996)
1961 - Larry Mullen, Irish drummer (U2)
1966 - Adam Horovitz, American singer (Beastie Boys)

 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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