- Gideon Society established to place bibles in hotels
- SF City Hall turned over to city, after 29 years of building
- Cavan O'Connor, singer
Charles Laughton, English actor (Mutiny on Bounty, Spartacus), born in Scarborough, England (d. 1962)
- Henry "Indiana" Jones Jr, fictional character "Indiana Jones"
- Konstantinos Tsatsos Greek politician and president (1975-1980)