- 12 pro-independence revolutionaries captured in and around Chittagong in Bengal province, British India are sentenced to deportation for life, two to three-year prison terms with the remaining 32 being acquitted.
The 20 month old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh is kidnapped from their home in East Amwell, New Jersey in what became known as the "Lindbergh kidnapping"
- Jacques Leduc, composer
- Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti Orfici), dies at 46
- Frank Teschemacher, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1906)