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August 9th, 1937...

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TIME Magazine: King Farouk I

(TIME Cover: August the 9th, 1937)

 Famous people born on the 9th of August:

1776 - Amedeo Avogadro, Italian chemist (d. 1856)
1896 - Jean Piaget, Swiss psychologist (d. 1980)
1925 - David A. Huffman, Creator of Huffman coding (d. 1999)
1939 - Romano Prodi, Prime Minister of Italy, former President of the European Commission
1957 - Melanie Griffith, American actress
1963 - Whitney Houston, American singer and actress
1968 - Gillian Anderson, American actress
1978 - Audrey Tautou, French actress

 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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