- Mariette Hartley appears on Bob Newhart in "Have You Met Miss Dietz"
- OPEC oil embargo begins
- Solicitor Gen Bork, AG Richardson & Deputy AG Ruckelshaus resigned
- The Family Station Inc buys shortwave Radio Station WNYW, changes calls to WYFR & moves station from NYC to Scituate Mass
- US president Nixon fires Watergate accuser Archibald Cox
Day of the Week: Saturday