Today In History- May 3

Today In History- May 3


Gone with the Wind, a novel by Margaret Mitchell, wins the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With the Wind" author.

  • Atlanta, Georgia

One of the most popular stories in history, on May 3, 1937, Gone With the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell, won the Nobel Prize for literature.  This remarkable achievement was popularized with the production of the novel into a major motion picture, which was critically acclaimed and won several Academy Awards.  The novel chronicles the American Civil War from a Southern perspective, showing the change of the main character as the war comes to her home.

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