- Beatles launch "Apple Records" label
- Satchel Paige, 62, & needing 158 days on a major league payroll to qualify for a pension, is signed by Braves
- The last steam passenger train service runs in Britain. A selection of British Rail steam locomotives make the 120-mile journey from Liverpool to Carlisle and returns to Liverpool before having their fires dropped for the last time - this working was known as the Fifteen Guinea Special.
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