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March 8th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: King George VI

(TIME Cover: March the 8th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 8th of March:

1514 - Amago Haruhisa, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1562)
1822 - Ignacy Lukasiewicz, Polish inventor (d. 1882)
1886 - Edward Calvin Kendall, American chemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1972)
1946 - Randy Meisner, American musician (The Eagles)
1958 - Gary Numan, British singer
1979 - Tom Chaplin, English singer (Keane)

 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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