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November 8th, 1931...

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TIME Magazine: Chiang Kai-shek and Mme. Chiang

(TIME Cover: October the 26th, 1931)

 Famous people born on the 8th of November:

35 - Nerva, Roman Emperor (d. 98)
1622 - King Charles X of Sweden (d. 1660)
1656 (N.S.) - Edmond Halley, British astronomer and mathematician (d. 1742)
1866 - Herbert Austin, English automobile pioneer (d. 1941)
1893 - Prajadhipok, Rama VII, king of Thailand (d. 1941)
1900 - Margaret Mitchell, American author (d. 1949)
1935 - Alain Delon, French actor
1957 - Porl Thompson, British musician (The Cure)
1968 - Zara Whites, Dutch actress

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1931

Erik Axel Karlfeldt

The poetry of Erik Axel Karlfeldt


Photo: nobelprize.org

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The Lounge chair no.31
by Alvar Aalto


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