~ In Marseilles, in the south of France, Madame Bayol is giving birth to a future racing driver.
Society and culture:
~ New Zealand farmer George Adkin is besotted – and confides to his diary : “And she is mine – surely I’m a ‘darling of fortune.’ She took my arm on the way home + I fairly trod the air.”
~ Musician Max Reger is having a breakdown: after a concert in Hagen, Germany, he cancels all performing engagements and checks into a sanitorium.
~ in Motueka, South Island, New Zealand – Ann Boyce, Australian born mother of 13 and New Zealand’s herbal pioneer, is dying, in her 87th year.