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October 17th, 1931...

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TIME Magazine: Baron Kijuro Shidehara

(TIME Cover: October the 12th, 1931)

 Famous people born on the 17th of October:

1817 - Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim intellectual (d. 1898)
1912 - Pope John Paul I (d. 1978)
1915 - Arthur Miller, American playwright (d. 2005)
1918 - Rita Hayworth, American actress (d. 1987)
1920 - Montgomery Clift, American actor (d. 1966)
1956 - Mae Jemison, astronaut
1972 - Eminem, American rapper
1979 - Kimi Räikkönen, Finnish race car driver

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1931

Erik Axel Karlfeldt

The poetry of Erik Axel Karlfeldt


Photo: nobelprize.org

Designed in 1931

The Lounge chair no.31
by Alvar Aalto


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