- Assassination of Yeo Un-hyeong and Jang Deok-su who fought for national liberation.
- The UN General Assembly decided to hold a general election in Korea.
- Suh Yun-bok won the 51st Boston Marathon.
- The population of Seoul exceeded 1.6 million.
- Founded were the Association of Independent Artists, Joseon Artists’ Alliance, Joseon Sculptors’ Association, Joseon Craftsmen Association, Joseon Commercial Artists Association and Joseon Industrial Artists’ Association.
- Fine arts departments were open at Seoul National University, Chosun University, Ewha Womans University and Gyeongju University for Arts.
- 2nd Joseon Crafts & Art Competition was held at Deoksugung Palace.