- 53rd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 15-10 in Birmingham
- Chuck Berry pays $250 fine to resolve NYC assault charges
- Convention on exploitation of Antarctic mineral resources signed
- German politician Rita Süssmuth becomes president of the Bundestag.
- US & Soviet chess grand masters Donaldson & Akhmilovskaya wed
- Widespread earthquake hits North East US, Canada, no damage reported
Day of Week: Friday