- 12 pro-independence revolutionaries captured in and around Chittagong in Bengal province, British India are sentenced to deportation for life, two to three-year prison terms with the remaining 32 being acquitted.
The "Lindbergh kidnapping", 20 month old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh kidnapped from home in East Amwell, New Jersey, found dead 12 May
- Jacques Leduc, Belgian composer, born in Jette (d. 2016)
- Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti Orfici), dies at 46
- Frank Teschemacher, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1906)