This was 321st day of the year and 44 days remained in the year.
Congress met in Washington, DC, for the first time.
Night of the "Heidi bowl:" NBC switched from football to movie of Heidi. In the missing 42 seconds, the lagging Raiders scored two touchdowns, defeating the Jets.
President Nixon said "I am not a crook."
The beginning of the "Velvet Revolution," which led to the downfall of communism in Czechoslovakia.
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.