Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 28 days
"The Big Sleep" directed by Howard Hawks and starring Humphrey Bogart (Philip Marlowe) and Lauren Bacall first premieres
- 13th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Los Angeles 0 (97,380)
- Ordinance No. 46 of the British Military Government constitutes the German Land (state) of Schleswig-Holstein.