- Dedication of the first Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Europe, the Bern Switzerland Temple.
- Juan Manuel Fango in a Mercedes wins season ending Italian Grand Prix at Monza to take his third Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 17 points from Englishman Stirling Moss
- KTVT TV channel 11 in Fort Worth-Dallas, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
- US National Championship Women's Tennis: Doris Hart beats Patricia Ward Hales of England 6-4, 6-2 for her 2nd consecutive US singles title
Day of the Week: Sunday