England regain the 'Ashes' after a gripping Test series (but are whitewashed 5-0 in the return series in Australia 2007)
Death of Raymond Burr, Canadian actor (‘Perry Mason’, ‘Ironside’) .
Death of Steve Biko, South African civil rights leader
First landing of Concorde at London Heathrow Airport
Adolf Hitler joined the fledgling German Workers Party which would later become the Nazi Party
Birth of Louis MacNeice, Irish-born British poet
Opening of the Newport (Gwent) Transporter Bridge, now one of only 6 such bridges still operational.
Birth of Herbert Asquith, British Prime Minister.
English explorer Henry Hudson began exploring the river that would later be named after him the Hudson River