- 1st US commercial radio station, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit begins daily broadcasting
- Allen Woodring wins Oympic 200 m dash wearing borrowed shoes
American Professional Football Association forms; Jim Thorpe installed as president; later to become the National Football League (NFL)
- Israel publishes its first medical journal "Ha-Refuah"
Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes