The USA withdrew the last of its occupying forces from South Korea
Death of Fatty Arbuckle, American actor .
Birth of Leroy Anderson, American composer, conductor and arranger of light orchestral music.
Trades Unions legalised in Britain, but picketing made illegal
Birth of George Goethals, American army engineer who directed construction of the Panama Canal.
Birth of Julia Lathrop, American social reformer and supporter of children’s rights.
Battle of Cropredy Bridge – Royalists beat the Parliamentarian forces
The Globe Theatre in London burns during a performance of Henry the Eighth (finally pulled down in 1644)
Death of Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII, grandmother of Henry VIII, founder of St. Johns and Christs colleges, Cambridge University