Major Events of 1937
- Rome-Berlin Axis announced
- Soviet high command purged
- Sino-Japanese War resumes
- India National Congress wins elections
- Japan sinks American gunboat Panay
- Royal commission calls for the partition of Palestine
- 3rd Neutrality Act
- "Quarantine of Agressors" speech
- Somoza family gains control over Nicaragua
- US Army Gets 1st B-17
- Hindenburg Blows Up
- Amelia Earhart dissapears
NCAA Champs: Pittsburgh Record: 9-0-1
Heisman Trophy: Clinton Frank, yale, HB points: 524
Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings vs. New York Rangers Series: 3-2
US Open Golf: Ralph Guldahl Score: 281 Course: Oakland Hills CC Location: Birmingham, MI
World Series: New York Yankees vs. NY Giants Series: 4-1
The prize was divided equally between: HAWORTH, Sir WALTER NORMAN, Great Britain, Birmingham University, b. 1883, d. 1950: "for his investigations on carbohydrates and vitamin C" KARRER, PAUL, Switzerland, Zurich University, b. 1889, d. 1971: "for his investigations on carotenoids, flavins and vitamins A and B2"
MARTIN DU GARD, ROGER, France, b. 1881, d. 1958: "for the artistic power and truth with which he has depicted human conflict as well as some fundamental aspects of contemporary life in his novel-cycle Les Thibault"
CHELWOOD, VISCOUNT CECIL OF (LORD EDGAR ALGERNON ROBERT GASCOYNE CECIL), Great Britain, b. 1864, d. 1958: Writer, Former Lord Privy Seal. Founder and President of the International Peace Campaign.
Physiology or Medicine
VON SZENT-GY…RGYI, ALBERT, Hungary, Szeged University, b. 1893, d. 1986: "for his discoveries in connection with the biological combustion processes, with special reference to vitamin C and the catalysis of fumaric acid"
The prize was awarded jointly to: DAVISSON, CLINTON JOSEPH, U.S.A., Bell Telephone Laboratories, New York, NY, b. 1881, d. 1958; and THOMSON, Sir GEORGE PAGET, Great Britain, London Universi ty, b. 1892, d. 1975: "for their experimental discovery of the diffraction of electrons by crystals"
Drama: Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman ... "You Can't Take It With You"
Fiction: Margaret Mitchell ... "Gone With the Wind"
History: Van Wyck Brooks ... "The Flowering of New England"
Public Service: "St. Louis Post-Dispatch"
Best Picture: The Life of Emile Zola
Best Director: Leo McCarey ... "The Awful Truth"
Best Actor: Spencer Tracy ... "Captains Courageous"
Best Actress: Luise Rainer ... "The Good Earth"