Filipino President Quezon officially authorizes the printing and publication of the grammar and dictionary prepared by the Institute of the National Language.
- Annie Nightingale, English broadcaster, 1st BBC Radio 1 female presenter, born in London
Wangari Maathai, Kenyan environmentalist and political activist, founder of the Green Belt Movement, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (2004) and Indira Gandhi Peace Prize (2006), born in Ihithe village, Kenya (d. 2011)
Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes