Birth of George Williams who founded the YMCA to evangelize rootless young men in the cities and provide them with needed recreational activities and guidance to make them useful and keep them from lives of sin. Williams had a strong impact.
James Hope Moulton was born in Richmond, Surrey. The son of W. F. Moulton, a noted Greek scholar, young Moulton grew up in an atmosphere of serious Biblical scholarship. After graduating from Cambridge, he was ordained in 1886 to ministry in the Methodist church. His two greatest works were The Grammar of New Testament Greek and his Vocabulary of the Greek Testament, which he co-edited with George Milligan.
Birth of Kenneth R. Adams. In 1941 Adams founded Christian Literature Crusade which pioneered production and distribution of missionary publications.