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June 19th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Paul van Zeeland

(TIME Cover: June the 14th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 19th of June:

1301 - Prince Morikuni, Japanese shogun (d. 1333)
1566 - King James I of England and VI of Scotland (d. 1625)
1623 - Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1662)
1764 - José Gervasio Artigas, father of Uruguay (d. 1850)
1896 - Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor (d. 1986)
1922 - Aage Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
1933 - Viktor Patsayev, cosmonaut
1947 - Salman Rushdie, Indian author
1962 - Paula Abdul, American 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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