This was 296th day of the year and 70 days remained in the year.
Andre-Jacques Garnerin made the first parachute jump from a balloon.
West Germany joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Spanish cellist, conductor, and composer Pablo Casals died in Puerto Rico, at age 96.
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