- 25th Rose Bowl: #7 Southern California beats #3 Duke, 7-3
Hewlett-Packard is founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in a garage in Palo Alto, California "the birthplace of Silicon Valley"
- Sydney, Australia, swelters in 45 ˚C (113 ˚F) heat, a record for the city.
- Michèle Mercier, French actress (Angelique, Marquise des Anges.), born in Nice, France