- Constellation (US) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup
- Malta becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
- Reds Chico Ruiz steals home, beats Phillies 1-0. Phillies start a 10 game losing streak that gives Cards the pennant
- The North American XB-70 Valkyrie, the world's first Mach 3 bomber, made its maiden flight from Palmdale, California.
Day of the Week: Monday