News and Events of 1913
World Statisticspopulation by decade
Nobel Peace Prize:
Henri La Fontaine (Belgium)
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U.S. StatisticsPresident: Woodrow Wilson
Vice President: Thomas R. Marshall
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EconomicsFederal spending: $0.72 billion
Consumer Price Index: 9.9
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02
World SeriesPhiladelphia A's d. NY Giants (4-1)
Stanley CupQuebec Bulldogs
WimbledonWomen: Dorothea Chambers d. R. McNair (6-0 6-4)
Men: Tony Wilding d. M. McLoughlin (8-6 6-3 10-8)
Kentucky Derby ChampionDonerail
NCAA Football ChampionsHarvard (9-0-0)
Nobel Prize for Literature: Rabindranath Tagore (India)More Entertainment Awards...
Nobel Prizes in Science
Chemistry: Alfred Werner (Switzerland), for linking up atoms within the molecule
Physics: Heike Kamerlingh-Onnes (Netherlands), for work leading to production of liquid helium
Physiology or Medicine: Charles Richet (France), for work on anaphylaxy