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January 30th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Leon Trotsky

(TIME Cover: January the 25th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 30th of January:

133 - Marcus Severus Didius Julianus, Roman Emperor (d. 193)
1841 - Félix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (d. 1899)
1882 - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd. President of the United States (d. 1945)
1894 - King Boris III of Bulgaria (d. 1943)
1927 - Olof Palme, Prime Minister of Sweden (d. 1986)
1941 - Dick Cheney, 46th Vice President of the United States
1951 - Phil Collins, English musician
1962 - Abdullah II of Jordan
1968 - Prince Felipe of Spain

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1937

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrapolt

for his discoveries in connection with the biological combustion processes, with special reference to vitamin C and the catalysis of fumaric acid

Szeged University - Szeged, Hungary

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1937

The Life of Emile Zola
directed by William Dieterle
with Paul Muni (emile Zola) and Joseph Schildkraut (Captain Alfred Dreyfus)

Designed in 1937

The Hassock for Wingspread
by Frank Lloyd Wright


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