- ATS-3 launched by US to take first pictures of full Earth disc
- Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
- New Orleans Saints 1st NFL victory, beat Philadelphia Eagles 31-24
The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. The survivors include Bee Gee Robin Gibb.
- US troops conquer Loc Ninh South Vietnam
- Yemen president Sallal flees