News and Events of 1913
$0.72 billionConsumer Price Index:
4.3%Cost of a first-class stamp:
Philadelphia A's d. NY Giants (4-1)
Dorothea Chambers d. R. McNair (6-0 6-4)Men:
Tony Wilding d. M. McLoughlin (8-6 6-3 10-8)
Kentucky Derby Champion
NCAA Football Champions
- Darktown Follies opens in Harlem and helps to make Harlem a black cultural center.
- Billboard magazine publishes a list of the most popular vaudeville songs. It's the predecessor to their trademark charts.
- First crossword puzzle appears in the New York World. See Crossword Puzzle Guide
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