News and Events of 1910

World Events

World Statistics

population by decade

Nobel Peace Prize:
Bureau International Permanent de la Paix (Switzerland)

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U.S. Events

U.S. Statistics

President: William H. Taft
Vice President: James S. Sherman
Population: 92,407,000

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Economics

Federal spending:   $0.69 billion
Unemployment:   5.9%
Cost of a first-class stamp:   $0.02


Sports

World Series
Philadelphia A's d. Chicago Cubs (4-1)
Stanley Cup
Montreal Wanderers
Wimbledon
Women: 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 Champion
Donau
NCAA Football Champions
Harvard (CFRA, HF) (8-0-1) & Pittsburgh (NCF) (9-0-0)

Entertainment

Entertainment Awards

Nobel Prize for Literature: Paul von Heyse (Germany)

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Events

  • Thomas Edison introduces his kinetophone, which makes talkies a reality.

Science

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

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