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August 11th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: King Farouk I

(TIME Cover: August the 9th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 11th of August:

1667 - Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)
1897 - Enid Blyton, English author (d. 1968)
1932 - Fernando Arrabal, Spanish writer
1943 - Pervez Musharraf, Pakistani general, 12th President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
1950 - Steve Wozniak, American computer pioneer
1954 - Joe Jackson, English singer
1957 - Richie Ramone, American musician (The Ramones)
1970 - Andy Bell, English musician (Oasis)

 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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