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October 4th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: William Green

(TIME Cover: October the 4th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 4th of October:

1289 - King Louis X of France (d. 1316)
1379 - King Henry III of Castile (d. 1406)
1550 - King Charles IX of Sweden (d. 1611)
1814 - Jean-François Millet, French painter (d. 1875)
1822 - Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President of the United States (d. 1893)
1895 - Buster Keaton, American comedian (d. 1966)
1903 - John Vincent Atanasoff, American computer pioneer (d. 1995)
1953 - Tchéky Karyo, Turkish-born actor
1959 - Chris Lowe, British singer (Pet Shop Boys)

 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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