Libya surrendered two suspects in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, to the UN for trial in the Netherlands
Death of Cozy Powell, British rock drummer .
Japan’s Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge – the largest suspension bridge in the world – opened to traffic.
Britain’s Child Support Agency (CSA) began operating. Its main task was to collect maintenance payments from absent fathers.
British fleet sails for Falkland Islands
Birth of Albert R. Cubby Broccoli, American film producer (James Bond)
Birth of Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor .
Birth of Jagjivan Ram, long-serving Indian politician .
Birth of Bette Davis, American film actress .
Malcolm MacColl died 1907 (born 1831). Church of England clergyman who attacked the anti-ritualist Public Worship Act of 1874 with his book Lawlessness, Sacerdotalism, and Ritualism (1875).