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October 9th, 1930...

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TIME Magazine: Harry Emerson Fosdick

(TIME Cover: October the 6th, 1930)

 Famous people born on the 9th of October:

1261 - King Dinis of Portugal (d. 1325)
1328 - King Peter I of Cyprus (d. 1369)
1757 - King Charles X of France (d. 1836)
1835 - Camille Saint-Saëns, French composer (d. 1921)
1906 - Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegalese poet and politician (d. 2001)
1935 - Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, member of the British Royal Family
1940 - John Lennon, British musician and songwriter (The Beatles) (d. 1980)
1944 - John Entwistle, British musician (The Who) (d. 2002)
1969 - P.J. Harvey, English musician

 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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