- Donald Boyles sets record for highest parachute jump from a bridge, by leaping off of 1,053' Royal George Bridge in Colorado
- Fighting between Arabic guerillas and government forces in Amman, Jordan.
- Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacks 4 planes and forces them to land at Dawson's Field, Jordan
- White Sox use record 41 players in doubleheader & lose both games
- Tom Everett Scott, American actor (Dead Man on Campus), born in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts