This date marks the opening of the 6th Provincial Chapter at Villanova with Sebastiano Martinelli, Prior General and Apostolic Delegate presiding. Elected was Fr. John Fedigan as Prior Provincial.
President William H. Taft was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence by Villanova College during the presidency of Fr. Laurence Delurey. He was a guest in the Monastery Dining Room together with Archbishop Patrick Ryan, Bishop Da Silva of Portugal, Governor Edwin Stuart of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Mayor Rayburn.