Major Events of 1922

    Sports

    US Open Winner: Gene Sarazen Score: 288 Course: Skokie Location: Glencoe, IL
    World Series Champs: New York Giants vs. NY Yankees Series: 4-0-1

    Nobel Prize

    Chemistry
    ASTON, FRANCIS WILLIAM, Great Britain, Cambridge University, b. 1877, d. 1945: "for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole-number rule"

    Literature
    BENAVENTE, JACINTO, Spain, b. 1866, d. 1954: "for the happy manner in which he has continued the illustrious traditions of the Spanish drama"

    Peace
    NANSEN, FRIDTJOF, Norway. b. 1861, d. 1930: Scientist. Explorer. Norwegian Delegate to SociŽtŽ des Nations (League of Nations). Originator of the Nansen passports (for refugees).

    Physiology or Medicine
    The prize was divided equally between: HILL, Sir ARCHIBALD VIVIAN, Great Britain, London University, b. 1886, d. 1977: "for his discovery relating to the production of heat in the muscle"; and MEYERHOF, OTTO FRITZ, Germany, Kiel University, b. 1884, d. 1951: "for his discovery of the fixed relationship between the consumption of oxygen and the metabolism of lactic acid in the muscle"

    Physics
    BOHR, NIELS, Denmark, Copenhagen University, b. 1885, d. 1962: "for his services in the investigation of the structure of atoms and of the radiation emanating from them"