The IBM Personal Computer was introduced.
Oscar Zariski, Russian mathematician and pioneer in commutative algebra, was born
Passing of Andrew Halliday, cable car pioneer
1st AL game, Chic beats Cleve Blues 8-2, 3 other games rained out
1st-class Cricket debut of Jack Hobbs, Surrey v Gentlemen (18 and 28)
Senators execute a triple-play and beat Yankees 4-3