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August 2nd, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Fiorello LaGuardia

(TIME Cover: August the 2nd, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 2nd of August:

1696 - Mahmud I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1754)
1834 - Frédéric Bartholdi, French sculptor (d. 1904)
1868 - King Constantine I of Greece (d. 1923)
1939 - Wes Craven, American film director
1942 - Isabel Allende, Chilean author
1960 - Neal Morse, American singer, guitarist and keyboardist (Spock's Beard and Transatlantic)

 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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