- United Parcel Service is founded by James E. Casey in Seattle, Washington.
US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport, RI: William Larned beats Robert LeRoy 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 for his third US singles title
- Phil Edwards, Canadian-Guyanese runner (Olympic bronze 1928, 32, 36), born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 1971)
Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years and 1 month
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