LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Glen Flora CC: Betty Jameson wins 6 & 5 over Louise Suggs in the final
- Tasmanian Devil debuts in "Devil May Hare" by Warner Bros
- US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Ed Furgol wins his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Gene Littler
- "Taz" Tasmanian Devil, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Robert McKimson and Warren Foster, (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Devil May Hare"
- Jim Cooper, (Rep-D-TN, 1983- )
- Kathleen Turner, American actress (Accidental Tourist, Jewel of Nile), born in Springfield, Missouri
- Michael O'Brien, British MP