- Persia agrees to Litvinov Pact
- RMS Queen Mary is ordered from John Brown & Company Shipbuilding and Engineering by Cunard Line.
- Dennis Farr, Museum director (Courtauld Institute Galleries) and art historian, born in Luton, Bedfordshire (d. 2006)
- Fazlur Rahman Khan, Bangladeshi-American structural engineer and architect (Sears Tower, Chicago; John Hancock Center, Chicago; Metrodome, Minneapolis), born in Dhaka, British India (now Bangladesh) (d. 1982)
- Lee Leonard, American television personality (ESPN, CNN), born in NYC, New York (d. 2018)
Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No