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July 20th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Harry Bridges

(TIME Cover: July the 19th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 20th of July:

1304 - Francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (d. 1374)
1822 - Gregor Mendel, father of modern genetics (d. 1884)
1890 - King George II of Greece (d. 1947)
1925 - Jacques Delors, French President of the European Commission
1938 - Natalie Wood, American actress (d. 1981)
1947 - Carlos Santana, Mexican guitarist
1956 - Paul Cook, English musician (The Sex Pistols)
1973 - Haakon Magnus, Crown Prince of Norway

 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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