- Test Cricket debut of Bill Ponsford, who scored 110 in 1st innings
- The last Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost is sold in London, England.
- Carlo Chiti, Italian race car engineer (d. 1994)
Doug Harvey, Canadian ice hockey defence player ('100 Greatest NHL Players), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1989)
- Edmund Purdom, British actor (The Egyptian, Asissi Underground, Pieces), born in Hertfordshire, England (d. 2009)
- Gary Morton, second husband of Lucille Ball (d. 1999)
- Michel Tournier, French writer ( Friday, or, The Other Island), born in Paris (d. 2016)
- Peter Prowtiny, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire