- Dutch political party (D'66) forms
- First British nuclear ballistic missile submarine HMS Resolution launched
- Gemini XI (Conrad/Gordon) returns to Earth
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to a sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin, writes a letter to the United States Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation.
- Sherman Douglas 'the General', American NBA guard (NJ Nets), born in Washington D.C.
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No