- 9th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in Sydney (5-0)
British House of Lords rejects David Lloyd George's 'People's Budget', which tried to shift tax burden to the wealthy. Leads to the Parliament Act; intent to stop unelected house overruling will of the elected house.
- Robert Nighthawk, American musician (d. 1967)
- Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/translator, dies at 53 [NS=Dec 13]