U.S. SINGLES TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS Anita Lizana wins the Women's U.S. Singles Championship defeating opponent Jadwiga Jedrzejowska at Forest Hills, New York. Don Budge captures the Men's Singles against Baron Gottfried von Cramm.
GOLD READIED FOR STORAGE AT FORT KNOX The Philadelphia Mint begins casting huge quantities of molten gold into bars and bricks on the order of U.S. Mint Director Nellie Tayloe Ross. The gold is readied for shipment to the new Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky that has just opened.
DR. FRANCIS E. TOWNSEND SENTENCED Dr. Francis E. Townsend founder of the Townsend Old Age Pension Plan leaves a Washington D.C. courthouse after receiving a sentence of 30 days in jail and a $100.00 on
of a charge of contempt lodged against him by the House of Representatives.
NATIONAL GUARD ARRIVE IN YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO National Guard troops arrive in Youngstown, Ohio after the Governor declares martial law during the steel strike. Some of the people greet the guardsmen enthusiastically but the union workers are less than thrilled.
AUTO UNION WORKERS PASS OUT PAMPHLETS Hundreds of United Automobile Workers attempt to bring the Ford Motor Company within union ranks passing out pamphlets to workers as they march on the River Rouge plant in Detroit, Michigan.
GENERAL MOTORS LABOR STRIKE ENDS A six-week strike that has paralyzed General Motors and kept 135,000 men out of work ends as Michigan Governor Frank Murphy, U.S. Department of Labor's conciliator James F. Dewey and other employers and union representatives sign a settlement that all agree to. Happy workers everywhere leave the plants they've been striking against to celebrate.
AFTERMATH OF GM STRIKERS & POLICE BATTLE Tear gas smoke still drifts through the evening air after police attempt to eject General Motors sit-down strikers at the Flint, Michigan Fisher Body Plant No. 2. The strikers hold their ground in spite of 24 men being injured and a police car lies on its side after the battle is over.
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