- Fred Trueman takes 300th Test Cricket wicket (Neil Hawke)
- Phillies triple-play NY Mets
- Race riot in Dixmoor (Chicago suburb) Ill
- Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 3½"
- Debi Mazar, actress (Civil Wars, Little Man Tate, LA Law), born in Queens, New York
Melinda Gates, American philanthropist and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, born in Dallas, Texas