Major Events of 1913

Sports Highlights

US Open Winner: Francis Ouimet Score: 304 Course: CC of Buffalo Location: Buffalo
World Series Champions: Philadelphia A's vs. NY Giants Series: 4-1

Nobel Prizes

WERNER, ALFRED, Switzerland, Zurich University, b. 1866 (in Mulhouse, Alsace, then Germany), d. 1919: "in recognition of his work on the linkage of atoms in molecules by which he has thrown new light on earlier investigations and opened up new fields of research especially in inorganic chemistry"

TAGORE, RABINDRANATH, India, b. 1861, d. 1941: "because of his profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, by which, with comsummate skill, he has made his poetic thought, expressed in his own English words, a part of the literature of the West"

HENRI LA FONTAINE, Belgium. Member of the Belgian Parliament (SŽnateur). President of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, Berne.

Physiology or Medicine
RICHET, CHARLES ROBERT, France, Sorbonne University, Paris, b. 1850, d. 1935: "in recognition of his work on anaphylaxis"

KAMERLINGH-ONNES, HEIKE, the Netherlands, Leyden University b. 1853, d. 1926: "for his investigations on the properties of matter at low temperatures which led, inter alia to the production of liquid helium"