This was 37th day of the year and 328 days remained in the year.
The popular board game Monopoly® went on sale for the first time.
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard hit a golf ball and Edgar Mitchell threw a "javelin" on the moon. They landed in the same crater and remain on the Moon today.
The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II marked the 60th anniversary of her accession to the throne.
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.