News and Events of 1925
World Statisticspopulation by decade
Nobel Peace Prize:
Sir Austen Chamberlain (UK) and Charles G. Dawes (US)
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U.S. StatisticsPresident: Calvin Coolidge
Vice President: Charles G. Dawes
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EconomicsFederal spending: $2.92 billion
Consumer Price Index: 17.5
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.02
World SeriesPittsburgh d. Washington (4-3)
Stanley CupVictoria (WCHL) d. Montreal (3-1)
WimbledonWomen: Suzanne Lenglen d. J. Fry (6-2 6-0)
Men: Rene Lacoste d. J. Borotra (6-3 6-3 4-6 8-6)
Kentucky Derby ChampionFlying Ebony
NCAA Football ChampionsAlabama (CFRA, HF) (10-0-0) & Dartmouth (DS) (8-0-0)
Nobel Prize for Literature: George Bernard Shaw (Ireland)
Miss America: Fay Lamphier (CA)More Entertainment Awards...
Nobel Prizes in Science
Chemistry: In 1926, the 1925 prize was awarded to Richard Zsigmondy (Germany), for work on the heterogeneous nature of colloid solutions
Physics: James Franck and Gustav Hertz (Germany), for discovery of laws governing impact of electrons upon atoms
Physiology or Medicine: None awarded