- Arthur Honegger's "Chant de Nigamon," premieres
Boston Red Sox baseball club owner Harry Frazee announces agreement to sell slugger Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for $125,000 in cash and a $350,000 loan; start of the 84 year "Curse of the Bambino"
- Renato Carosone, Italian musician (d. 2001)
- Zygmunt Janiszewski, Polish mathematician, dies at 31
Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes