- French-Russian trade agreement signed
Miner M.de Bruin discovers the infant fossil skull, "Taung child" in a lime quarry in Taung, South Africa. Paleoanthropologist Raymond Dart identifies the fossil as a new hominin species, Australopithecus africanus.
- White Sox beat NY Giants 8-4 in Dublin, less than 20 fans attend
- Alfonso Montecino, Chilean-American composer, born in Osorno, Chile (d. 2015)
- Antonio Creus, Spanish racecar driver, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1996)