Tony Blair resigns as British Prime Minister.
The first Grand Prix motor racing event was held in France.
The Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi declares a state of internal emergency.
The first television western, Hopalong Cassidy, is aired on the NBC.
The College Board administers the first SAT exam.
The Hammond Circus Train Wreck kills 86 near Hammond, Indiana.
Pluto’s newly discovered moons are officially named Nix and Hydra.
Queen Victoria succeeds to the British throne.
The Soviet occupation of Hungary ends.
The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.