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March 23rd, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Dr. Clarence Little

(TIME Cover: March the 22nd, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 23rd of March:

1723 - Agha Mohammad Khan Ghajar, King of Iran (d. 1771)
1749 - Pierre Simon de Laplace, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1827)
1887 - Prince Felix Yussupov, Russian assassin of Rasputin (d. 1967)
1910 - Akira Kurosawa, Japanese film director (d. 1998)
1944 - Michael Nyman, British minimalist composer
1968 - Damon Albarn, English musician (Blur and Gorillaz)

 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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