Before FC Bayern München's win, the European Cup had never gone to West Germany and no final had needed a replay.
• West Germany become the first reigning European champions to win the FIFA World Cup.
• Muhammed Ali beats George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire to become world heavyweight boxing champion.
• Two general elections are held in the United Kingdom, both won by Labour's Harold Wilson.
• United States President Richard Nixon resigns in the aftermath of the Watergate scandal.