Everton FC won the first ever European Cup tie to be decided on penalties, beating VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach 4-3 in a second round shoot-out.
• Netherlands and FC Barcelona forward John Cruyff wins the first of three Ballon d'Ors.
• Joe Frazier defeats Muhammad Ali in the first of three epic bouts between the heavyweight pair.
• The Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, opens its doors for the first time.
• The United Kingdom and Ireland abandon their old currencies in favour of decimalisation.