- Finland's "Mosaic Confessors" law went into effect, making Finnish Jews full citizens.
Montreal Canadien's center Joe Malone scores 5 goals in a 9-4 win over Ottawa to become the first 20 goal scorer in NHL history; goes on to score 44 regular season goals
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian guru who developed Transcendental Meditation, born in Jabalpur, India (d. 2008)
Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No