- Indonesia nationalizes all foreign oil companies
- Rembrandt's "Titus" sells for then record 7,770,000 guilders
- Stoica becomes president & Ceausescu party leader of Romania
- The wreck of the SS Georgiana, valued at over $50,000,000 and said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, was discovered by then teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence exactly 102 years after its destruction.
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