- 12,000 die in 7.8 quake destroys 60,000 buildings in NE Iran
- 68th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bruce Fleisher
- Garfield Sobers becomes the first cricketer to hit 6 sixes in one over.
Private Eye magazine reports a John Lennon and Yoko Ono album will have a picture of them nude on cover
- Roy Face ties W Johnson's record of 802 pitching appearances with club
- Verne Gagne beats Dick Beyers (Dr X) in Minn, to become NWA champ