Major Event/ Sports /Prizes

Major Events 1902

  • South African Peace Agreement
  • Britain & Germany Threaten Venezuela

    U.S. Open (Golf) Winner

    Laurie Auchterlonie
    Score: 307
    Course: Garden City GC
    Location: Garden City, NY

    Awards: The Nobel Prize for...

    FISCHER, HERMANN EMIL, Germany, Berlin University, b. 1852, d. 1919: "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by his work on sugar and purine syntheses"

    MOMMSEN, CHRISTIAN MATTHIAS THEODOR, Germany, b. 1817 (in Garding, Sleswick, then Denmark), d. 1903: "the greatest living master of the art of historical writing, with special reference to his monumental work, A history of Rome"

    Physiology or Medicine
    ROSS, Sir RONALD, Great Britain, University College, Liverpool, b. 1857 (in Almora, India), d. 1932: "for his work on malaria, by which he has shown how it enters the organism and thereby has laid the foundation for successful research on this disease and methods of combating it"

    The prize was divided equally between: DUCOMMUN, ƒLIE, Switzerland, b. 1833, d. 1906: Honorary Secretary of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, Berne. GOBAT, CHARLES ALBERT, Switzerland, b. 1843, d. 1914: Secretary General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Berne. Honorary Secretary of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, Berne.

    The prize was awarded jointly to: LORENTZ, HENDRIK ANTOON, the Netherlands, Leyden University, b. 1853, d. 1928; and ZEEMAN, PIETER, the Netherlands, Amsterdam University, b. 1865, d. 1943: "in recognition of the extraordinary service they rendered by their researches into the influence of magnetism upon radiation phenomena"