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December 2nd, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: William B. Bankhead

(TIME Cover: November the 29th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 2nd of December:

1825 - Emperor Pedro II of Brazil (d. 1891)
1859 - Georges Seurat, French painter (d. 1891)
1906 - Peter Carl Goldmark, Hungarian-born recording engineer (d. 1977)
1923 - Maria Callas, American soprano (d. 1977)
1933 - K. Veeramani, Indian anti-caste activist
1944 - Ibrahim Rugova, first President of Kosovo (d. 2006)
1946 - Gianni Versace, Italian fashion designer (d. 1997)
1960 - Rick Savage, British bassist (Def Leppard)
1968 - Nate Mendel, American bassist (Foo Fighters)
1981 - Britney Spears, American singer

 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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