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August 30th, 1931...

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TIME Magazine: Albert H. Wiggin

(TIME Cover: August the 24th, 1931)

 Famous people born on the 30th of August:

1377 - Shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447)
1748 - Jacques-Louis David, French painter (d. 1825)
1871 - Ernest Rutherford, New Zealand-born Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (d. 1937)
1937 - Bruce McLaren, New Zealand car racer, designer, and manufacturer (d. 1970)
1962 - Alexander Litvinenko, British citizen, ex-KGB colonel and ex-FSB lieutenant-colonel (d.2006)
1972 - Cameron Diaz, American actress

 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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