American novelist Ernest Hemingway meets the press at his Cuban home in San Francisco de Paula, a suburb of Havana, October 28, 1954, after announcement was made that he is awarded the 1954 Nobel Prize in literature. Hemingway said he "broke the training" and took a drink to celebrate the honor.
On a trip to Italy for an audience with Pope Francis, Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi finally became an honorary citizen of Rome on Sunday, 19 years after being awarded the honor ... and she met the Pope too! Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/361125
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has honored John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser who discovered cells that form a positioning system in the brain -- our hard-wired GPS. Those cells mark our position, navigate where we're going and help us remember it all, so that we can repeat our trips, the Nobel Assembly said in a statement. Their research could also prove useful in Alzheimer's research. October 6, 2014
Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial, Arlington, VA. Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), 26th President of the United States, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2001. He is the only president to have been awarded the Medal of Honor and the only person in history to receive both his nation's highest honor for military valor and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906.