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News Headlines of 1905

Sports Champions

Golf U.S. Open Winner: Willie Anderson Score: 314 Course: Myopia Hunt Club Location: Hamilton, MA
World Series Champs: New York Giants vs. Philadelphia A's Series: 4-1

Nobel Prizes

VON BAEYER, JOHANN FRIEDRICH WILHELM ADOLF, Germany, Munich University, b.1835, d. 1917: "in recognition of his services in the advancement of organic chemistry and the chemical industry, through his work on organic dyes and hydroaromatic compounds"

SIENKIEWICZ, HENRYK, Poland, b. 1846, d. 1916: "because of his outstanding merits as an epic writer"

VON SUTTNER, BARONESS BERTHA SOPHIE FELICITA nŽe COUNTESS KINSKY von CHINIC und TETTAU, Austria, b. 1843, d. 1914: Writer. Hon. President of the Permanent International Peace Bureau, Berne. Author of "Die Waffen Nieder" (Lay Down Your Arms).

Physiology or Medicine
KOCH, ROBERT, Germany, Institut fŸr Infektions-Krankheiten (Institute for Infectious Diseases), Berlin, b. 1843, d. 1910: "for his investigations and discoveries in relation to tuberculosis"

LENARD, PHILIPP EDUARD ANTON, Germany, Kiel University, b. 1862 (in Pressburg, then Hungary), d. 1947: "for his work on cathode rays"