Nazi eugenics programme begins with the proclamation of the Law for the Prevention of Hereditarily Diseased Offspring requiring the compulsory sterilization of any citizen who suffers from alleged genetic disorders
Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.
U.S. Army Apache helicopters engage in airstrikes against armed insurgents in Baghdad, Iraq, where civilians are killed; footage from the cockpit is later leaked to the Internet
Mumbai train bombings: Two hundred nine people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India.
Telstar, the world’s first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.
The inaugural Wimbledon Championships begins.
The Chrysler wildcat strike begins in Detroit, Michigan.
The New Zealand Labour Party was founded in Wellington.
Malawi declares its independence from the United Kingdom.
Micheline Bernardini models the first modern bikini at a swimming pool in Paris.