The ammunition ship USS Mount Hood explodes at Seeadler Harbour, Admiralty Islands killing over 432 and wounding 371.
Famous Words of Inspiration..."What seem our worst prayers may really be, in God's eyes, our best. Those, I mean, which are least supported by devotional feeling. For these may come from a deeper level than feeling. God sometimes seems to speak to us most intimately when He catches us, as it were, off our guard."