8th January, 1914 (Thursday)

BORN TODAY:

~ In Dayton, Ohio – Thomas Watson Jr, son of the founder of IBM, the second President of IBM from 1952 (aged 38)  to 1971 (aged 57); 11th National President of the Boy Scouts of America (1964-68) and 16th US Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1979-81). [Wikipedia].

~ location unknown – Vida Christobel Miles, later sister Stephen Maria Miles, Franciscan Missionary sister who died in Jamaica on 3rd October 2013, aged 99 years.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Watson,_Jr.

https://www.christianmemorials.com/tributes/sister-miles/

A murder unsolved: The body of 5 year old Willie Starchfield is discovered under a railway seat on a train in North London.

http://www.unsolved-murders.co.uk/murder-content.php?key=882&name=Willie%20Starchfield