BORN TODAY, in Buenos Aires, Argentina – Julio Jorge Nelson (real name – Isaac Rosofsky), poet and broadcaster.
Society and culture: Dr Albert Schweitzer opens for business, treating patients at his new hospital in a remote part of Gabon.
James Armstrong, aged 39, a miner at Bebside colliery in County Durham, UK, dies from injuries sustained earlier in the month when a piece fo stone fell from the roof on to his back.
In Malta, the 24th International Eucharistic Congress comes to an end. It will be the last of its kind.