"The Squaw Man", 1st feature-length film shot in Hollywood, directed by Cecil B. DeMille and Oscar Apfel, is released in the US
- Dedication ceremony for the about to be constructed Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
- Arvid Pardo, Maltese diplomat, a.k.a "Father of the Law of the Sea Conference" (d. 1999)
- Gordon Tex Beneke, saxophonist/bandleader/vocalist (Glenn Miller Orch)
- Nello Celio, Swiss president