- Gideon Society established to place bibles in hotels
- San Francisco City Hall turned over to city, after 29 years of building
- Cavan O'Connor, British singer (I'm Only a Strolling Vagabond), born in Nottingham, England (d. 1997)
- Henry "Indiana" Jones Jr, fictional character "Indiana Jones"
- Konstantinos Tsatsos, Greek politician and 2nd President of Greece (1975-1980), born in Athens, Greece (d. 1987)