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May 21st, 1930...

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TIME Magazine: Marshal Yen His-shan

(TIME Cover: May the 19th, 1930)

 Famous people born on the 21st of May:

1471 - Albrecht Dürer, German painter (d. 1528)
1527 - King Philip II of Spain (d. 1598)
1860 - Willem Einthoven, Dutch inventor, Nobel laureate (d. 1927)
1921 - Andrei Sakharov, Russian physicist (d. 1989)
1943 - Hilton Valentine, British guitarist (The Animals)
1945 - Ernst Messerschmid, German astronaut
1972 - The Notorious B.I.G., American musician (d. 1997)

 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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