20th Century Year by YEar 1914

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Major Event/ Sports /Prizes

 

Major Events of 1914

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  • Sports

    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

    Nobel Prizes

    Chemistry
    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"

    Literature
    The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

    Peace
    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"

    Physics
    VON LAUE, MAX, Germany, Frankfurt-on-the Main University, b. 1879, d. 1960: "for his discovery of the diffraction of X-rays by crystals"