Robert F. Kennedy announced he would seek the Democratic nomination for president.
Otis Redding posthumously received a gold record for his “Dock of the Bay.”
The Beatles released “Lady Madonna” in the United Kingdom.
The My Lai massacre, one of the most controversial actions of the Vietnam War, resulted in U.S. soldiers killing 400 unarmed Vietnamese civilians.
The U.S. Mint stopped buying and selling gold as Congress repealed the requirement for a gold reserve to back the country’s currency.
And on Shelter Island . . .