- Public Law 62-5 sets the number of representatives in the United States House of Representatives at 435. The law would come into effect in 1913.
- The millionth patent is filed in the United States Patent Office by Francis Holton for a tubeless vehicle tire.
- Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (Family Matters, The Brother from Another Planet), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
- William P. Frye, American politician (b. 1830)
Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No