Major Events of 1924
The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
REYMONT, (pen-name of REYMONT, WLADYSLAW STANISLAW), Poland, b. 1867, d. 1925: "for his great national epic, The Peasants"
The prize money for 1923-1924 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
Physiology or Medicine
EINTHOVEN, WILLEM, the Netherlands, Leyden University, b. 1860 (in Semarang, Java, then Dutch East Indies), d. 1927: "for his discovery of the mechanism of the electrocardiogram"
SIEGBAHN, KARL MANNE GEORG, Sweden, Uppsala University, b. 1886, d. 1978: "for his discoveries and research in the field of X-ray spectroscopy"
Drama: Hatcher Hughes ... "Hell-Bent for Heaven"
Fiction: Margaret Wilson ... "The Able McLaughlins"
History: Charles Howard Mcllwain ... "The American Revolution"
Public Service: "New York World"