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August 28th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: Senator Alben Barkley

(TIME Cover: August the 23rd, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 28th of August:

1025 - Emperor Go-Reizei of Japan (d. 1068)
1582 (O.S.) - Taichang Emperor, of the Ming dynasty of China (d. 1620)
1749 - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer and scientist (d. 1832)
1828 (O.S.) - Leo Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1910)
1903 - Bruno Bettelheim, American psychologist (d. 1990)
1942 - Sterling Morrison, American guitarist (The Velvet Underground) (d. 1995)
1943 - David Soul, American actor
1999 - Prince Nikolai of Denmark, Prince of Denmark

 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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