News and Events of 1902
World Statisticspopulation by decade
Nobel Peace Prize:
Elie Ducommun and Albert Gobat (Switzerland)
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U.S. StatisticsPresident: Theodore Roosevelt
Vice President: none
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EconomicsFederal spending: $0.49 billion
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02
Stanley CupMontreal AAA
WimbledonWomen: Muriel Robb d. C. Sterry (7-5 6-1)
Men: Laurie Doherty d. A. Gore (6-4 6-3 3-6 6-0)
Kentucky Derby ChampionAlan-a-Dale
NCAA Football ChampionsMichigan (11-0-0)
Nobel Prize for Literature: Theodor Mommsen (Germany)More Entertainment Awards...
Nobel Prizes in Science