The first talking picture is shown as a press premiere at the Aztec Theater: “Don Juan” starring John Barrymore (right)
Courses at Main Avenue High School will continue after Feb. 1, when many students will leave the school to go to the new Thomas Jefferson High. Main Avenue will accommodate up to 1,000 students then.
Two-thirds of downtown is plunged into a blackout that lasts more than five hours due to moisture in a power plant switch gear box. The blackout began at 4:37 p.m. and was not resolved until 9:52 p.m. An elevator operator was stranded in a downtown elevator, a man crashed his car through the window of a furniture store and an elderly man broke a hip falling down some dimly lit stairs. No other injuries were reported.