~ In Pincano, Italy – Alberto Talegalli, actor.
~ in Rava-Ruska (then in Austira-Hungary, now in Poland) – Haim Yosef Zadok, Israeli jurist and politician.
~ In Potsdam, Germany – Harry Andree, Oberstleutnant in the German Wehrmacht.
~ In Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England – Margaret Mary Burns (later Jones), David Bowie’s mum.
~ In Adelaide, Australia – Dame Roma Flinders Mitchell, Australia’s first woman judge, Queen’s Counsel, chancellor university chancellor and State Governor.
~ In Mysore (now Karnataka) State in South West India – the Bank of Mysore Ltd, now knwon as the State Bank of Mysore. Happy Centenary!
~ In Weybridge, Surrey, England – St George’s Hill Golf Club (opened today by Prince Alexander of Teck, the Club’s first President)
~ In Sioux, South Dakota – the Orpheum Theatre – a vaudeville house with a seating capacity of 900.
Arms Race: After sailing from England via the Cape of Good Hope, His Majesty’s Australian ships “Australia” and “Sydney” reach Jervis Bay in New South Wales, where they will be joined by other vessels of the Australian Navy before their official entry into Sydney Harbour.
The Royal Netherlands Navy launches is submarine “O5”.
Infamous crimes: in the Hopetoun Quarry case in Scotland, Patrick Higgins is hanged for the murder, two years earlier, of his two sons, aged seven and four, after the death of his wife left him to care for them alone.