26th - Bulent Ecevit, of CHP, forms the new government of Turkey (37th government)
1st - Fire breaks out in the Joelma Building in Sao Paulo, Brazil; 177 die, 293 injured and 11 died later because of their injuries. Also, Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, was declared as a Federal Territory.
8th - After a record of 84 days in orbit, the Skylab 4 crew returns to Earth.
17th - A soccer stampede occurs in Cairo, killing 49