Secretary of State for the Colonies, visited Hong Kong. She observed that the United Nations Association of Hong Kong, founded by Ma Man-fai to fight for local autonomy, might meet the demands of different social classes.
Ellen Li becomes the first woman in Hong Kong appointed to the Legislative Council.
Trade Development Council established.
So Sau-chung began a hunger strike protest at the Star Ferry Terminal in Central District to protest against the fare increase. Urban Councillor Elsie Elliott came to show her solidarity with So.
Star Ferry fare rise led to riot.
Cultural Revolution began.