- Kimberley Ann Smith, of NC, 17, crowned America's Junior Miss
- Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart retires (replaced by Sandra Day O'Connor, 1st woman on US Supreme Court)
- Test cricket debut of Terry Alderman, v England at Trent Bridge
- The AIDS epidemic is formally recognized by medical professionals in San Francisco, California.
- Vaccine to prevent hoof & mouth disease announced
Day of the Week: Thursday