50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Roy Campanella, who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and was considered one of the greatest catchers of all times, and Stan Musial, an outfielder and one of the greatest hitters of all times, were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Students in England protested the erection of steel gates around the London School of Economics.
An assassination attempt on Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev by a deserter from the Soviet Army resulted in the death of one person and injuries to several others, although Mr. Brezhnev emerged unharmed.
In the United States, people were listening to Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard It Through the Grapevine.”
And on Shelter Island . . .