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- Woody Hayes gets his first victory as head football coach at Ohio State University - a 7-0 win over SMU.
- Johnny Bench had a 2 run single in a pinch hit at bat in a game that the Cincinnati Reds would lose 11-7 to the San Francisco Giants. It was Bench's last career at bat. He spent the last two months of his career as a pinch hitter.
- Bennie Goldberg, professional boxer, dies.