- Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleveland Indians, 2-0
- Sobibor trial opens in Hagen, West Germany
- Katy Kurtzman, American actress (Lindsay-Dynasty), born in Washington, D.C.
- Ahn Eak-tai, Korean musician, composer, and conductor (b. 1906)
- Fred Quimby, American film producer (Tom and Jerry cartoons), dies of a heart attack at 79