- First overseas ANS local sections are established: Europe-Belgium (now Belgian Nuclear Society, an ANS Affiliated Society); Europe-Central; and Europe-France.
- Nuclear Standards News is first published.
- ANS participates in Fourth Geneva Conference, publishes special (extra) issue of Nuclear News about conference.
- Atomic Energy Commission splits into the Energy Research and Development Administration and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
- ANS purchases the old Oak School and moves to La Grange Park, Illinois.
- Three Mile Island accident occurs in Pennsylvania.
- Alpha Nu Sigma honor society established.
- First ANS public policy statement (High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal) is issued.
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