- 1st live telecast from a manned US spacecraft (Apollo 7)
- A 6.8 earthquake wrecked the Australian town of Meckering, and also ruptured all major roads and railways nearby.
- Gruener & Watson (US) set scuba depth record (133 m) in Bahamas
- J R Hines of US runs 100m in world record 9.95 sec
Opening of the rebuilt Euston railway station in London