- Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds
- Colonel Jacob Schick patents 1st electric razor
- Swedes start a tradition of eating Gustavus Adolphus pastries to commemorate the king.
- Peter Matz, orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnette Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Arnold Rothstein, American gambler and mobster (fixed 1919 World Series), dies of gunshot wounds at 46