United Kingdom – The Protestants celebrate “Orange Day” to mark the 1690 victory of William of Orange`s forces over the Catholic King James at the Battle of the Boyne. Protestants march in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
India – Martyr`s Day In Kashmir Commemorates the deaths of Kashmiri nationalists during the British raj.
France – Bastille Day
Greece – A military dictatorship, which began in April 1967, collapsed.
Iraq – Celebrates the coup by General Abdul Karim Qasim during which King Faysal II and Prime Minister Nuri As-Said were killed.
Pakistan – Bombing of Pan Am Office
Cyprus, Greece – Greek Army Officers Stage Coup
France – Armenian terrorists exploded at bomb at Orly Airport in Paris.
Japan – Ultra-radical factions of the new Left joined forces as the Combined Red Army, the predecessor of the Japanese Red Army (JRA).
Lebanon – U.S. Marines were sent to Lebanon in order to thwart the overthrow of the government.