- Southern University closed due to demonstrations
- US begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerrillas
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
- Alison Arngrim, American actress (Nellie-Little House of the Prairie), born in NYC, New York
- David O'Connor, American equestrian (Olympic silver 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
- Raymond Moulaert, Belgian pianist and composer, dies at 86