Muhammad Ali's bout against Belgian boxer Jean Pierre Coopman in San Juan, Puerto Rico is often regarded as a glorified sparring session; Ali wins by 5th round KO
- The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization disbands.
- Ed Graham, English drummer (The Darkness)
- Gail Kim, Canadian professional wrestler
- Rohan Gavaskar, Left-handed batsman, India ODI 2004 (son of Sunil Gavaskar)
- Kathryn Kuhlman, religious leader/faith healer, dies
- René Cassin, French jurist and judge (Nobel Peace Prize 1968), dies at 88