American radical feminist Valerie Solanas attempts to assassinate Andy Warhol by shooting him three times. She is later diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and pleads guilty to "reckless assault with intent to harm", serving a 3 year sentence.
- Canada announces it will replace silver with nickel in coins
- Poor Peoples March on Washington, D.C.
- Yanks turn 21st triple-play in their history lose 4-3 to Twins
- Alfred Kotey, Ghanaian boxer (WBO Bantamweight C'ship 1994-95), born in Accra, Ghana (d. 2020)
- Saffron [Samantha Sprackling], Nigerian-British singer (Republica), born in Lagos, Nigeria
Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes
- #1 Song: Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
- #1 Song: Young Girl - Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett