- "Futbol War" between El Salvador & Honduras begins
- A 67-year-old Catholic civilian dies after being attacked by RUC officers in Dungiven; many consider this the first death of 'the Troubles'
- Francis McCloskey, a Catholic civilian, dies one day after being hit on the head with a baton by an officer of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) during street disturbances in Dungiven, County Derry
- Soccer war - Salvador-Honduras (1000 dead)
- The United States $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 bills are officially withdrawn from circulation.
- WMUL (now WPBY) TV channel 33 in Huntington, WV (PBS) 1st broadcast
Day of the Week: Monday