- Australian bowler Bob Massie takes 16 wickets (8-84 & 8-53) on Test cricket debut vs England
- The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) kill two British Army soldiers in separate attacks during the day and at midnight begins a "bi-lateral truce"
- Garou [Pierre Garand], Canadian singer (La Rivière de notre enfance), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
- Jai Taurima, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Southport, Queensland
- Jerris McPhail, American football running back (Miami Dolphins), born in Clinton, North Carolina
NFL quarterback Johnny Unitas (39) divorces first wife Dorothy Hoelle after nearly 2 decades of marriage
- David Lichine, [Lichtenstein], Russian/US choreographer, dies at 61