News and Events of 1922
World Statisticspopulation by decade
Nobel Peace Prize:
Fridtjof Nansen (Norway)
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U.S. StatisticsPresident: Warren G. Harding
Vice President: Calvin Coolidge
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EconomicsFederal spending: $3.29 billion
Consumer Price Index: 16.8
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02
World SeriesNY Giants d. NY Yankees (4-0-1)
Stanley CupToronto St. Pats d. Vancouver (PCHA) (3-2)
WimbledonWomen: Suzanne Lenglen d. M. Mallory (6-2 6-0)
Men: Gerald Patterson d. R. Lycett (6-3 6-4 6-2)
Kentucky Derby ChampionMorvich
NCAA Football ChampionsPrinceton (CFRA) (8-0-0) California (NCF) (9-0-0) & Cornell (HF) (8-0-0)
Nobel Prize for Literature: Jacinto Benavente (Spain)
Miss America: Mary Campbell (OH)More Entertainment Awards...
Nobel Prizes in Science
Chemistry: Francis W. Aston (UK), for discovery of isotopes in nonradioactive elements and for discovery of the whole number rule
Physics: Niels Bohr (Denmark), for investigation of structure of atoms and radiations emanating from them
Physiology or Medicine: In 1923, the 1922 prize was shared by Archibald V. Hill (UK), for discovery relating to heat-production in muscles; and Otto Meyerhof (Germany), for correlation between consumption of oxygen and production of lactic acid in muscles