This was 40th day of the year and 325 days remained in the year.
The battle of Guadalcanal ended with an American victory.
The Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Lithuanians voted overwhelmingly for independence from the Soviet Union.
A U.S. nuclear sub struck the Ehime Maru, a Japanese fishing boat.
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.