- Beginning of the Ulster Workers' Council strike called by Ulster loyalists and unionists who were against the Sunningdale Agreement, which proposed the sharing of political power with Irish nationalists
- Ma'alot massacre: A total of 31 people, including hostage takers, are killed.
- Mail truck terrorists take school in Maalot, 30 killed
- Walter Scheel succeeds Gustav Heinemann as West German President
Day of the Week: Wednesday