- Debbie Doom (US) pitches 2nd consecutive perfect game in women's softball at the Pan American Games, beats Nicaragua, 8-0
Tim Berners-Lee releases files describing his idea for the World Wide Web. WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet.
- Roland Michener, Canadian politician and governor general (b. 1900)
- Shapour Bakhtiar, premier Iran (1979), dies in Paris