- First flight of the Consolidated B-32 Dominator.
- German occupiers take silver anniversary coins in battle
- Transport #29 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
- US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: American Ted Schroeder wins his first of 2 Grand Slam events; beats countryman Frank Parker 8-6, 7-5, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2
- US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Pauline Betz beats fellow American Louise Brough Clapp 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 for her first of 3 straight US singles titles
- Alan Oakes, British footballer (Manchester City), born in Winsford, England
- Cecilia Beaux, American portrait painter dies aged 87