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March 30th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Clyde Beatty

(TIME Cover: March the 29th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 30th of March:

1135 - Maimonides, Spanish rabbi and philosopher (d. 1204)
1326 - Ivan II of Russia, Grand Duke of Muscovy (d. 1359)
1432 - Mehmed II, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1481)
1844 - Paul Verlaine, French poet (d. 1896)
1853 - Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter (d. 1890)
1928 - Robert Badinter, French politician
1937 - Warren Beatty, American actor and director
1945 - Eric Clapton, British guitarist/singer
1964 - Tracy Chapman, American singer
1968 - Céline Dion, Canadian singer
1979 - Norah Jones, American singer and pianist

 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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