This was 251st day of the year and 114 days remained in the year.
Louisiana Senator Huey P. Long, "The Kingfish," was shot and mortally wounded by Dr. Carl Austin Weiss, Jr.
Ernest Hemingway's Old Man and the Sea was published.
Star Trek premiered on television.
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