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October 23rd, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Ernest Hemingway

(TIME Cover: October the 18th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of October:

1715 - Peter II of Russia (d. 1730)
1844 - Sarah Bernhardt, French actress (d. 1923)
1893 - Gummo Marx, American actor (d. 1977)
1905 - Felix Bloch, Swiss physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1983)
1940 - Pelé, Brazilian footballer
1951 - Fatmir Sejdiu, President of Kosovo
1991 - Princess Mako of Akishino of Japan

 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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