British Prime Minister Edward Heath meets with Irish Prime Minister/Taoiseach Jack Lynch at Chequers in England to discuss the situation in Northern Ireland
- William Craig and Ian Paisley speak at a rally in Belfast before a crowd of approximately 20,000 people and call for the establishment of a 'third force' to defend 'Ulster'
- Anthony Goldwire, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
- Devang Gandhi, Indian cricketer, born in Bhavnagar, Gujarat
- Dolores O’Riordan, Irish musician and singer-songwriter (The Cranberries, Zombie, Linger), born in Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland (d. 2018)
- Holli Hyche, American runner, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
- Kathy Wolfgramm, American rocker (Jets), born in San Diego, California
- Pavel Patera, Czech hockey forward (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998), born in Kladno, Czech Republic