News and Events of 1905

World Events

World Statistics

population by decade

Nobel Peace Prize:
Bertha von Suttner (Austria)

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U.S. Events

U.S. Statistics

President: Theodore Roosevelt
Vice President: Charles W. Fairbanks
Population: 83,822,000

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Economics

Federal spending:   $0.57 billion
Unemployment:   4.3%
Cost of a first-class stamp:   $0.02


Sports

World Series
NY Giants d. Philadelphia A's (4-1)
Stanley Cup
Ottawa Silver Seven
Wimbledon
Women: May Sutton d. D. Douglass (6-3 6-4)
Men: Laurie Doherty d. N. Brookes (8-6 6-2 6-4)
Kentucky Derby Champion
Agile
NCAA Football Champions
Chicago (10-0-0)

Entertainment

Entertainment Awards

Nobel Prize for Literature: Henryk Sienkiewicz (Poland)

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Events

Science

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

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