Major Events of 1926

  • Trotsky Ousted


    US Open Golf Winner: Robert T. Jones, Jr. Score: 293 Course: Scrito CC Location: Columbus, OH
    World Series Champions: St. Louis Cardinals vs. NY Yankees Series: 4-3

    Nobel Prizes

    SVEDBERG, THE (THEODOR), Sweden, Uppsala University, b. 1884, d. 1971: "for his work on disperse systems"

    GRAZIA DELEDDA (pen-name of MADESANI, GRAZIA, nŽe DELEDDA), Italy, b. 1871 (in Nuoro, Sardinia), d. 1936: "for her idealistically inspired writings which with plastic clarity picture the life on her native island and with depth and sympathy deal with human problems in general"

    The prize was awarded jointly to: BRIAND, ARISTIDE, France, b. 1862, d. 1932: Foreign Minister. Negotiator of the Locarno Treaty and the Briand-Kellogg Pact. STRESEMANN, GUSTAV, Germany, b. 1878, d. 1929: Former Lord High Chancellor (Reichs-kanzler). Foreign Minister. Negotiator of the Locarno Treaty.

    Physiology or Medicine
    FIBIGER, JOHANNES ANDREAS GRIB, Denmark, Copenhagen University, b. 1867, d. 1928: "for his discovery of the Spiroptera carcinoma"

    PERRIN, JEAN BAPTISTE, France, Sorbonne University, Paris, b. 1870, d. 1942: "for his work on the discontinuous structure of matter, and especially for his discovery of sedimentation equilibrium"

    Pulitzer Prizes

    Drama: George Kelly ... "Craig's Wife"
    Fiction: Sinclair Lewis ... "Arrowsmith"
    History: Edward Channing ... "The History of the United States"
    Public Service: "Columbus (GA) Enquirer-Sun"