• Composer and producer Carlos Alberto Ferreira Braga, the popular Braguinha, also known as João de Barro, is born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • In the United States the first experiments with broadcasting a radio program take place.

[1] Braguinha (or João de Barro), artistic director of the Continental record company, launched, in the 1940s, a series of children’s stories from universal literature, with songs written by him and a soundtrack and orchestrations by Radamés. Immune to time, the stories enter the 21st century, remastered and re-released on CD by the Warner label in 2001.