Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 4 months and 10 days
- "Give Peace a Chance" by Plastic Ono Band is released in UK
- The Ohio Fireworks Derecho kills 18 Ohioans and destroys over 100 boats on Lake Erie.
- USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Home favourite Ann Jones upsets 3-time defending champion Billie Jean King 3-6, 6-3, 6-2