Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 17 days
- Canada announces it will replace silver with nickel in coins
- Poor Peoples March on Washington, D.C.
- Valerie Solanas, American radical feminist, author of SCUM Manifesto, attempts to assassinate Andy Warhol in 1968 by shooting him three times. She was later diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and pleaded guilty to "reckless assault with intent to harm", serving a 3 year sentence
- Yanks turn 21st triple-play in their history lose 4-3 to Twins