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August 28th, 1931...

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TIME Magazine: Albert H. Wiggin

(TIME Cover: August the 24th, 1931)

 Famous people born on the 28th of August:

1025 - Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)
1582 (O.S.) - Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)
1749 - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer and scientist (d. 1832)
1828 (O.S.) - Leo Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1910)
1903 - Bruno Bettelheim, American psychologist (d. 1990)
1942 - Sterling Morrison, American guitarist (The Velvet Underground) (d. 1995)
1943 - David Soul, American actor
1999 - Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Prince of Denmark

 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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