Major Events of 1914
- Austria Declares War on Serbia
- Germany declares war and invades Belgium
- Japan declares war on Germany
- US Intervenes in Mexico
- Panama Canal opens
- Clayton Antitrust Act
- Germany Invades Luxembourg
- Russians Invade Prussia
- Battle of Mons
- Germany wins vs. Russians in Battle of Tannenberg
- First Battle Marne
- First Battle of Ypres
- Germans Capture Lodz
US Open Golf Winner: Walter Hagen Score: 290 Course: Midlothian CC Location: Blue Island, IL
World Series Champs: Boston Braves vs. Philadelphia A's Series: 4-0
RICHARDS, THEODORE WILLIAM, U.S.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, b. 1868, d. 1928: "in recognition of his accurate determinations of the atomic weight of a large number of chemical elements"
The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
The prize money for 1914-1916 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
Physiology or Medicine
BçRçNY, ROBERT, Austria, Vienna University, b. 1876, d. 1936: "for his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus"
VON LAUE, MAX, Germany, Frankfurt-on-the Main University, b. 1879, d. 1960: "for his discovery of the diffraction of X-rays by crystals"