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August 24th, 1931...

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TIME Magazine: Albert H. Wiggin

(TIME Cover: August the 24th, 1931)

 Famous people born on the 24th of August:

1198 - King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)
1358 - King John I of Castile (d. 1390)
1772 - King William I of the Netherlands (d. 1840)
1787 - James Weddell, Antarctica explorer (d. 1834)
1865 - King Ferdinand I of Romania (d. 1927)
1899 - Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine writer (d. 1986)
1929 - Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader (d. 2004)
1947 - Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author
1948 - Jean-Michel Jarre, French musician
1951 - Oscar Hijuelos, Pulitzer Prize winning author

 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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