BORN TODAY: in South Portland, Maine – Rena LaMontagne (nee Simoneau). Happy Centenary, Ma’am!
Also, in East Hanover, New Jersey – the OREO biscuit.
World Affairs: In Pretoria, South Africa, Generals Smuts and Botha persuade General Koos De La Rey not to meet with the Burghers, who are planning rebellion against the Union of south Africa government.
Ireland: In (London)Derry the traditional annual Orange Order (Protestant) celebrations degenerate into a riot, during which a police officer is shot and the mayor is hit by a stone while trying to assist an english visitor.
Science and technology: The seventeenth International Congress of Medicine in London draws to a close.
Society and Culture: Hamilton, Ontario, marks its centennial celebrations by building “The House That was Built in a Day”.