Great Britain recognizes Franco regime in Spain
- The erroneous word "Dord" is discovered in the Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition, prompting an investigation.
- The first issue of Serbian weekly magazine Politikin zabavnik is published.
- Charles Brown, featherweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1964), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
- John Fahey, singer (Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death)
- Tommy Tune, dancer/choreographer (Boyfriend), born in Wichita Falls, Texas