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May 27th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Cosmo G. Lang

(TIME Cover: May the 24th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 27th of May:

1332 - Ibn Khaldun, Arab historian (d. 1406)
1626 - William II, Prince of Orange (d. 1650)
1756 - King Maximilian I of Bavaria (d. 1825)
1818 - Amelia Bloomer, suffragette (d. 1894)
1894 - Louis-Ferdinand Céline, French writer (d. 1961)
1897 - John Cockcroft, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)
1922 - Christopher Lee, English actor
1923 - Henry Kissinger, United States Secretary of State, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1957 - Siouxsie Sioux, English musician (Siouxsie and the Banshees )
2006 - Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Daughter of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

 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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