This was 344th day of the year and 22 days remained in the year.
The anti-Communist John Birch Society was formed.
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" premiered.
U.S. astronauts completed repair work on the Hubble Space Telescope.
Archaeologist and anthropologist Mary Leakey died in Kenya at age 83.
Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.