~ in Amberg, Germany – Heiner Fleischmann, German motorcycle racer;
~ in Durban, South Africa – Hubert Freakes, English rugby union international
Leisure: In Fremantle, Western Australia – Billy Clare establishes the Freemantle Workers Club. Happy Centenary!
Railways and Empire: In Kigoma, in the far West of German Tanganyika on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, the Zentralbahn (Central Line) railway arrives from Dar es Salaam, 800 miles away on the Indian Ocean coast.