- Mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of Year"
- Start of 3 year Pilbara strike of Indigenous Australians.
- The Paris Peace Conference concludes that the islands of the Dodecanese should be returned to Greece by Italy
- Bruce Robinson, actor (Story of Adele H)
- Jerry Weiss, American jazz musician (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
- Joanna Lumley, British actress (Absolutely Fabulous, OHM's Secret Service), born in Kashmir, India
- John Woo, Hong Kong director
- Nick Fortuna, American rock bassist (The Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
- Bill Johnston, American tennis player (US Open 1915, 19; Wimbledon 1923), dies of tuberculosis at 51
- Edward Bairstow, English composer, dies at 71
- Percy Whitlock, English composer and organist, dies at 42
Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No