- 85th Preakness: Bobby Ussery aboard Bally Ache wins in 1:57.6
Leontyne Price becomes the first African American to sing the lead at Teatro alla Scala in Milan in "Aida"
Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), born in West Allis, Wisconsin (d. 1994)
- Kent Hrbek, American baseball player
- Mohanlal, Indian actor