- Speigleaires, Troy/Speigletown, New York formed.
- Kidsgrove Scouts, Kidsgrove, United Kingdom suffer a fire that destroys their headquarters and their instruments.
- Manchester Boys Club Drum & Bugle Corps formed (later to be renamed The Muchachos
- Etoiles Dorion Vaudreuil: formed
- Central States Judges Association: formed
- Targets: formed.
- Optimist Cadets, Flint Michigan: formed.