News and Events of 1915

World Events

U.S. Events

U.S. Statistics

President: Woodrow Wilson
Vice President: Thomas R. Marshall
Population: 100,546,000

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Economics

Federal spending:   $0.75 billion
Consumer Price Index:   10.1
Unemployment:   8.5%
Cost of a first-class stamp:   $0.02


Sports

World Series
Boston Red Sox d. Philadelphia Phillies (4-1)
Stanley Cup
Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA)
Wimbledon
Women: Not held (World War I)
Men: Not held (World War I)
Kentucky Derby Champion
Regret
NCAA Football Champions
Cornell (9-0-0)

Entertainment

Entertainment Awards

Nobel Prize for Literature: Romain Rolland (France)

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Events

Science

Nobel Prizes in Science

Chemistry: Richard Willstätter (Germany), for research into coloring matter of plants, especially chlorophyll

Physics: Sir William Bragg and William L. Bragg (UK), for analysis of crystal structure by X-rays

Physiology or Medicine: None awarded

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