20,000 coal miners in western Siberia went on strike demanding better pay and conditions. The strike spread and over 300,000 miners in the Soviet Union became involved.
Death of Mel Blanc, American voice actor who supplied the voices for over 400 cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Porky Pig
Britain’s first parking meters were installed, in Mayfair, London .
Hungary sets the record for currency inflation with a daily rate of 348.46%, which means that prices in the shops doubled every 11 hours.
The Battle of Britain begins
American aviator Howard Hughes completed a 91-hour flight around the world, setting a new record.
US President Woodrow Wilson delivered the Treaty of Versailles to the US Senate and urged its ratification
Death of Louis Daguerre, creator of the daguerreotype, the first practicable method of obtaining permanent images with a camera.
Battle of Beachy Head
Lady Jane Grey proclaimed Queen of England
Birth of John Calvin, French Protestant theologian and reformer, founder of Calvinism
Nicolau Coelho arrived in Lisbon with the news that Vasco da Gama's expedition had discovered the sea route to India.
Battle of Northampton
John Baliol dethroned by Edward I