James Gordon Bennett Jr.

James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841 – May 14, 1918) was publisher of the New York Herald, founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr., who emigrated from Scotland. Continue reading

First Fingerprint Bureau…

Fingerprint Branch of Scotland Yard was founded by Edward Henry in 1901, he developed an identification process based on the thumbprint. Continue reading

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1901 Continue reading

Dental Clinics Free for the poor children

Possibly set up as a program by Rochester Dental Society, eventually getting funding by George Eastman, Eastman Kodak Company, then the name changed to Eastman Dental Dispensary. Continue reading

Nobel Prize for Peace

Nobel Prize for Peace in 1901

Nobel Prize split equally between both Jean-Henri Dunant and Frederic Passy. Continue reading

Nobel Prize for Literature

Nobel Prize for Literature in 1901

René François Armand Prudhomme was a French poet and essayist. Continue reading

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1901

Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Jr. was a Dutch physical chemist. Continue reading

Bennett Trophy: International Road Race

James Gorden Bennett offered up the Prize and the Automobile Club de France organized the International Road Race, 3 national automobile clubs competed for the Prize. Continue reading

Laparoscopic Surgery

in 1901, with Tubes outfitted with surgical instruments and lenses, Georg Kelling a surgeon from Dresden, Germany preformed Laparoscopic Surgery in a dogs abdomen through a small incision. Continue reading

First Nobel Prize in Physics

Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 Continue reading