Orissa, India, was struck by a tidal wave which killed 10,000 people and left 5 million homeless.
The first stretch of the M1 motorway was opened in Britain
George Bernard Shaws John Bulls Other Island, premieres in London
1st issue of Crisis published by editor W E B Du Bois
Notre Dame upsets Army 35-13, 1st to use forward pass effectively
Connie Mack asks waivers on Jack Coombs, Eddie Plank and Chief Colby