Major Events of 1922


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

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"

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

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"

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"