- Hideki Irabu makes his debut as a NY Yankee, he beats Tigers 10-3
- Louise Woodward's trial begins in Mass, Nanny murder trial
- RJR Nabisco announces it will replace Joe Camel in new ads
- Spain, Partido Popular member Miguel Ángel Blanco is kidnapped in the Basque city of Ermua by ETA members, sparking widespread protests.
Day of the Week: Thursday