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December 17th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Jean Sibelius

(TIME Cover: December the 6th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 17th of December:

1239 - Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)
1267 - Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)
1734 - Maria I of Portugal, Portuguese queen (d. 1816)
1888 - King Alexander I of Yugoslavia (d. 1934)
1908 - Willard Frank Libby, American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1980)
1939 - Eddie Kendricks, American singer (The Temptations) (d. 1992)
1941 - Gene Clark, American singer and songwriter (The Byrds) (d. 1991)
1956 - Mike Mills, American bassist (R.E.M.)

 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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