This was 261st day of the year and 104 days remained in the year.
French Quebec surrendered to the British after the Sept. 13 battle on the Plains of Abraham, the last battle of the French and Indian Wars. French general Montcalm and British general Wolfe died in the fray.
The first edition of The New York Daily Times, which later became The New York Times, was published.
The National Security Act, which unified the Army, Navy, and Air Force, was passed.
27-year-old rock star, Jimi Hendrix, died in London.
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