The Indian Relief Act, passes after a protracted period of Passive Resistance led by Gandhi; it abolishes a £3 tax imposed on Indians who had not renewed their indentures and recognizes "the validity of Indian customary marriages"
- John J "John" Beautiful Garden, sculptor
- Laurie Lee, English poet/author (I Can't Stay Long)
- Richard Maltby, orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)
- Wolfgang Windgassen, Annemasse France, tenor (Stuttgart Opera)