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March 14th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: King George VI

(TIME Cover: March the 8th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 14th of March:

1681 - Georg Philipp Telemann, German composer (d. 1767)
1804 - Johann Strauß, Sr., Austrian composer (d. 1849)
1844 - King Umberto I of Italy (d. 1900)
1879 - Albert Einstein, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
1933 - Quincy Jones, American music producer and composer
1958 - Albert II, Prince of Monaco

 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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