Ugandan dictator Idi Amin is deposed.
Ping-pong diplomacy: In an attempt to thaw relations with the United States, China hosts the U.S. table tennis team for a week-long visit.
Mongol invasions of Vietnam: Yuan forces are defeated by Tr?n forces in the Battle of Bach Dang in present-day northern Vietnam.
Harvard University votes to establish the Harvard Business School.
A fire breaks out on the passenger ferry Scandinavian Star, killing 159 people.
The first Tony Awards are presented for theatrical achievement.
In China, the April Fifth Movement leads to the Tiananmen Incident.
The first model of the new Saab Viggen fighter aircraft is unveiled.
YouTube headquarters shooting.
Gunmen attack Garissa University College in Kenya, killing at least 148 people and wounding 79 others.