Bikini Atoll Underwater Nuclear Blast
The Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing 51 a mere 45 miles south of Nantucket Island.
Bob Dylan goes electric at the Newport Jazz Festival.
First test tube baby born.
Jordan and Israel sign the Washington Declaration in a Rose Garden ceremony officially ending a state of war that had existed since 1948.
Air France Flight 4590, a Concorde supersonic passenger jet, F-BTSC, crashes just after takeoff from Paris killing all 109 aboard and 4 on the ground – ending the Concorde program.
70 – Nate Thurmond
56 – Iman
45 – Matt Leblanc
36 – Tera Patrick