- 33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1
- Los Angeles passes its first homosexual rights bill
- Rhodesian bishop Able Muzorewa becomes premier
- Ted Coombs began a 5,193 mile roller skate from Los Angeles to New York City
- The first black-led government of Rhodesia in 90 years takes power.
- Vizianagaram district is formed in Andhra Pradesh, India.
- Wings release "Old Siam, Sir"
Day of the Week: Friday