• The first supermarket opens in Tel Aviv.
  • The Eshkol-Wachman Movement Notation (EWMN) for recording movement was created by Noa Eshkol and Abraham Wachman. It is still being used in many fields including dance, physical therapy, animal behavior and early diagnosis of autism.
  • The first International Bible Contest is held in Jerusalem.

    The International Bible Contest for Youth is held annually in Jerusalem. Photo courtesy of Jewish Agency