1973 Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in record-breaking time of 3hrs 32mins
1965 At the end of a European tour Roger Daltry knocked out Keith Moon and the singer was sacked from The Who. The band were playing two shows in one night in Denmark, when an argument broke about between all four band members. Daltrey was reinstated the following day.
1934 Cunard White Star Liner Queen Mary launched at Clydebank, Scotland.
1861 The first British Open Golf Championship began at Prestwick, Ayrshire.
1969 The Beatles release what will be their final album (Abbey Road) recorded together.