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Major Events of 1919

 

  • Versailles Peace Conference
  • Treaty of Saint-Germain
  • White Russian Army Defeated
  • Seaplanes Cross Atlantic
  • British- Afghan War Erupts
  • Massacre in Amritsar Erupts
  • Russo-Polished War

    Sports

    US Open Golf: Walter Hagen Score: 301 Course: Brae Burn CC Location: West Newton, MA
    World Series: Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago White Sox Series: 5-3

    Nobel Prizes

    Chemistry
    The prize money for 1919 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

    Literature
    SPITTELER, CARL FRIEDRICH GEORG, Switzerland, b. 1845, d. 1924: "in special appreciation of his epic, Olympian Spring"

    Peace
    THOMAS WOODROW WILSON, President of the United States of America. Founder of the SociŽtŽ des Nations (League of Nations)

    Physiology or Medicine
    BORDET, JULES, Belgium, Brussels University, b. 1870, d. 1961: "for his discoveries relating to immunity"

    Physics
    STARK, JOHANNES, Germany, Greifswald University, b. 1874, d. 1957: "for his discovery of the Doppler effect in canal rays and the splitting of spectral lines in electric fields"

    Pulitzer Prizes

    Fiction: Booth Tarkington... "The Magnificient Ambersons"
    Public Service: "Milwaukee Journal"