- Mount Rushmore Monument first proposed
- The original Hetch Hetchy Moccasin Powerhouse is completed and goes on line.
- Paul Beaver, American experimental, electronic, and psychedelic rock Moog synthesizer player (Beaver & Krause), born in Columbiana, Ohio (d. 1975)
- Russell Baker, American columnist, author and humorist (NY Times), born in Loudoun County, Virginia (d. 2019)
Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No