- First NBA game at Orlando Arena, Orlando Magic loses to NJ Nets, 111-106
- Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Dancing Spree, Go for Wand, Prized, Rhythm, Steinlen, Sunday Silence
- Rene Muawad elected president of Lebanon
- The congress of the Solidarity Party is inaugurated in Sweden. The congress decides, contrary to the proposal of the central committee, not to disband the party.
Day of the Week: Saturday