- -48°F (-44°C), Mazama & Winthrop, Washington (state record)
Frank Sinatra first records "My Way" with lyrics were written by Paul Anka and based on the French song "Comme d'habitude"
- Kevin Dahl, Regina, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
- Sean Higgins, NBA guard/forward (Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trailblazers)
- Trygve Lie, Norwegian politician and 1st Secretary-General of the United Nations (1946-52), dies at 72