Major Event/ Sports /Prizes
US Open & World Series
US Open: John McDermott Score: 307 Course: Chicago GC Location: Wheaton, IL
World Series: Philadelphia A's vs. NY Giants Series: 4-2
CURIE, MARIE, ne SKLODOWSKA, France, Sorbonne University, Paris, b. 1867 (in Warsaw, Poland), d. 1934: "in recognition of her services to the advancement of chemistry by the discovery of the elements radium and polonium, by the isolation of radium and the study of the nature and compounds of this remarkable element"
MAETERLINCK, Count, MAURICE (MOORIS) POLIDORE MARIE BERNHARD, Belgium, b. 1862, d. 1949: "in appreciation of his many-sided literary activities, and especially of his dramatic works, which are distinguished by a wealth of imagination and by a poetic fancy, which reveals, sometimes in the guise of a fairy tale, a deep inspiration, while in a mysterious way they appeal to the readers' own feelings and stimulate their imaginations"
The prize was divided equally between: ASSER, TOBIAS MICHAEL CAREL, the Netherlands. b. 1838, d. 1913: Cabinet Minister. Member of the Privy Council. Initiator of the International Conferences of Private Law at the Hague. FRIED, ALFRED HERMANN, Austria, b. 1864, d. 1921: Journalist. Founder of the peace journal Die Waffen Nieder (later renamed Die Friedenswarte).
Physiology or Medicine
GULLSTRAND, ALLVAR, Sweden, Uppsala University, b. 1930: "for his work on the dioptrics of the eye"
WIEN, WILHELM, Germany, Wrzburg University, b. 1928: "for his discoveries regarding the laws governing the radiation of heat"