Birth of Peter Fleming, English travel writer and journalist whose book News from Tartary is now considered a classic of its genre.
American physician and health-food pioneer John Harvey Kellogg applied for a patent for flaked cereal (cornflakes).
Death of John Price, executed for the murder of Elizabeth White. The irony was that he was Common Hangman for the County of Middlesex at the time of his own execution.
Martin Frobisher sailed from Harwich, England to Frobisher Bay, Canada on a voyage to mine the gold he thought he had found earlier. Sadly it was iron pyrites.