News and Events of 1910
World Statisticspopulation by decade
Nobel Peace Prize:
Bureau International Permanent de la Paix (Switzerland)
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U.S. StatisticsPresident: William H. Taft
Vice President: James S. Sherman
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EconomicsFederal spending: $0.69 billion
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02
World SeriesPhiladelphia A's d. Chicago Cubs (4-1)
Stanley CupMontreal Wanderers
WimbledonWomen: Dorothea Chambers d. D. Boothby (6-2 6-2)
Men: Tony Wilding d. A. Gore (6-4 7-5 4-6 6-2)
Kentucky Derby ChampionDonau
NCAA Football ChampionsHarvard (CFRA, HF) (8-0-1) & Pittsburgh (NCF) (9-0-0)
Nobel Prize for Literature: Paul von Heyse (Germany)More Entertainment Awards...
Nobel Prizes in Science
Chemistry: Otto Wallach (Germany), for work in the field of alicyclic compounds
Physics: Johannes D. van der Waals (Netherlands), for work with the equation of state for gases and liquids
Physiology or Medicine: Albrecht Kossel (Germany), for achievements in the chemistry of the cell