- Mark Medoff's "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" premieres in NYC
- New Orleans Saints 1st shutout victory, 13-0 vs Buffalo Bills
- The Netherlands experiences the first Car Free Sunday caused by the 1973 oil crisis. Highways are deserted and are solely used by cyclists and roller skaters.
- Thousands commemorate former Greek premier Georgios Papandreou
Day of the Week: Sunday