50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
UCLA beat North Carolina 78-55 to win the NCAA Basketball Championship.
President Lyndon Johnson appointed General William Westmoreland as Army Chief of Staff, bringing him back from Vietnam where the general had commanded U.S. military forces for four years and the president appointed General Creighton Abrams to take over duties in Vietnam.
Royals was the name chosen in Kansas City for the new American League baseball franchise.
Students at Howard University in Washington, D.C. seized and held the administration building for five days demanding the schools Reserve Officers Training Corp program and the Vietnam War and the students also demanded a more Afrocentric curriculum at the school.
And on Shelter Island . . .