- Death of John Sung, outstanding Christian missionary in China and Southeast Asia. Authority for the date: Standard encyclopedias.
- Death of American theologian and educator William Porcher DuBose, professor at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Authority for the date: Standard encyclopedias.
- Cameron Townsend sets off from home to do mission work. He will found Wycliffe Bible Translators and the Summer Institute of Linguistics. Authority for the date: Stevens, Hugh. A Thousand Trails. Langley, B.C.: Credo, 1984.
Agapius of Thessalonica, an Orthodox monk and priest, after a life of active service for the Jerusalem church, is tortured to death by Janissaries while returning to his birthplace.Authority for the date: