~ in Bedford, England – Winifred Mary Hull (later Fowler) , youngest of 12 children (ten surviving to adulthood) of Edwin, a gravel merchant, and Eliza, a barmaid. She (Winifred) was appointed Bedford’s first Lady Mayor in 1971, opening her period in office with the comment: ”I’m not a member of women’s lib but I do believe women are equal”. [bedford.gov.uk]
~ inThe Municipality of Tiaong in the Province of Quezon in the Philippines – Sixto Mercado Tiongco, Filipino-Chinese communist party member who joined the communist party and, under the name Ye Fei, became a military general and politician in the Peoples Republic of China.
Science and technology: “Commercial Motor” magazine reports on the “renewed interest which is just now being shown in the electric-battery vehicle” – specifically for light vans and parcel cars.
Global Finance: The “Chicago Livestock World” newspaper, branding itself as “the World’s Greatest Farm Newspaper”, runs the front page headline: “Uniteresting trade on [ex]change today”, elaborating with “Condition better than a month ago”.
Food and agriculture: New Zealand farmer and diarist George Adkin agrees: “Sheep very heavy – hard work”