Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 59 years, 4 months and 15 days
- Heinrich Lubke elected President of West Germany
- Israeli Knesset agrees to weapon sales to West Germany
- The Party of the African Federation (PFA) holds its constitutive conference.
- World Refugee Year begins
- WVTV TV channel 18 in Milwaukee, WI (IND) begins broadcasting