BORN TODAY: in London, England – Diana Josephine Churchill, actress. No known relationship to Diana Spencer-Churchill (born 1909), eldest daughter of Sir Winston and Clementine Churchill.
Labour Relations: In Dublin, Ireland, the Dublin lock-out escalates when two hundred tramway workers who have refused to leave the Irish Transport and General Workers Union (ITGWU) are sacked.
Sport: At Bilbao in Northern Spain, Spanish football fans witness the opening of the country’s first purpose built estadios de futbol. The San-Mames stadium finally closed in May 2013 after 100 years of service to soccer, to be replaced by the “Nuevo San-Mames”.
Science, technology and society: At 8.05pm local time in Orangefield, Orange County, Califronia the Rio Bravo Oil company discovers oil.