José Altafini scored twice as AC Milan became the first Italian side to win the European Cup at the maiden final at Wembley Stadium.
• Lev Yashin scoops the Ballon d'Or award ahead of AC Milan's Gianni Rivera and Tottenham Hotspur FC's Jimmy Greaves.
• The Bundesliga is founded.
• Martin Luther King, Jr delivers his 'I Have A Dream speech' on the steps of the Lincoln memorial.
• John F. Kennedy, President of the United States, is assassinated in Dallas, Texas, at the age of 46.