Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 26 days
- Arab oil ministers cancel January 5 percent production cut; Saudi Arabian oil minister promises 10 percent OPEC production rise
- The ARPANET crashes when a programming bug causes all ARPANET traffic to be routed through the server at Harvard University, causing the server to freeze.
- Tommy Chambers (Scotland) finishes 51 yr cycle tour (799,405 miles)