Taoiseach Jack Lynch met with British Prime Minister Edward Heath in London to give Irish approval to Attlee's paper that said new arrangements should be 'acceptable to and accepted by the Republic of Ireland'
- USSR performs underground nuclear test
- Barry Potomski, Windsor, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
- Fred Brathwaite, NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
- Hall Overton, American composer (Enchanted Pear Tree), dies at 52
Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes