News and Events of 1905
4.3%Cost of a first-class stamp:
NY Giants d. Philadelphia A's (4-1)
Ottawa Silver Seven
May Sutton d. D. Douglass (6-3 6-4)Men:
Laurie Doherty d. N. Brookes (8-6 6-2 6-4)
Kentucky Derby Champion
NCAA Football Champions
- Isadora Duncan establishes the first school of modern dance in Berlin.
- The first movie theater opens in Pittsburgh.
Nobel Prizes in Science
Chemistry: Adolf von Baeyer (Germany), for work on organic dyes and hydroaromatic combinations
Physics: Philipp Lenard (Germany), for work with cathode rays
Physiology or Medicine: Robert Koch (Germany), for work on tuberculosis