- 1st one-day international, Australia v England at the MCG
Body of US heavyweight Charles "Sonny" Liston (36) found; he had been dead for an estimated 6 days.
- Globetrotters lose 100-99 to NJ Reds, ending 2,495-game win streak
- Jason Bates, American baseball infielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Downey, California
- Mayuko Takata, Japanese actress, born in Tokyo, Japan
- Columbus O'Donnell Iselin, American oceanographer, dies at 66
- Douglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (b. 1899)