Shetlopedia - The Shetland Encyclopaedia
- The North of Scotland, Orkney & Shetland Steam Navigation Co., known as the North Company, changed its name to the North of scotland, Orkney & Shetland Shipping Co. Ltd.
- Shetland Jewellery, Weisdale started by Jack Rae.
- Peerie Willie Johnson and Ethel Johnson marry.
- Brigitte Lundblade (then Brigitte Hasselblatt) becomes the first Bahá'í in Shetland.
Two brothers, surname Gear, from Nesting lost in a small boat during storm. This storm went on to cause major loss of life on the east coast of England, and in the Netherlands.
- "Da Horn o Papa", on Papa Stour, collapsed during the same storm.
- The Sheldon (GY696), a steel hulled fishing trawler of Grimsby, England, presumed to have foundered or capsized at an unknown location in the general area W of Shetland/NW of Orkney.
Aberdeen trawler River Lossie (A322) wrecked on Robbie Ramsie's Baa, near the north entrance to Lerwick harbour.
Election of the Lerwick Town Council.
Official opening of the new Gremista Power Station, built at a cost of £250,000.
Shetland Tree-Planting Association formed.
Opening of King George's Field in Lerwick (Bowling Green, Flower Park and Children's Playpark) by the Duke of Edinburgh.
The Belldock, a steam fishing trawler, of Grimsby, England. grounded on Swarta Skerry at the NE end of Lunning Sound. Believed to have been later refloated and taken to Aberdeen, Scotland. but declared a total loss.