- "MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS
- Cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea"
- Greg Chappell scores 182* for Australia at SCG against West Indies
- In retaliation for the Reavey and O'Dowd killings, the South Armagh Republican Action Force shoot dead 10 Protestant civilians after stopping their minibus in County Armagh
Day of the Week: Monday