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May 19th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: King Christian X

(TIME Cover: May the 17th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 19th of May:

1881 - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, First President of Turkey (d. 1938)
1890 - Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese leader (d. 1969)
1925 - Malcolm X, American civil rights activist (d. 1965)
1925 - Pol Pot, Cambodian dictator and mass murderer (d. 1998)
1945 - Pete Townshend, English guitarist and lyricist (The Who)
1948 - Grace Jones, Jamaican singer and actress
1949 - Dusty Hill, American blues rock singer/bassist (ZZ Top)
1951 - Joey Ramone, American musician and singer (The Ramones) (d. 2001)
1963 - Yazz, British 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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