Andrea Bocelli makes his operatic debut as Rodolfo in "La bohème" at the Teatro Comunale in Cagliari
- NY Rangers fire head coach Colin Campbell
- Two white separatists are arrested in Nevada and accused of plotting a biological attack on New York City subways.
- Harry Caray, American sportscaster (Chicago Cubs), dies at probably 83
- Mya Than Tint, Myanmarese author, dies of brain hemorrhage at 69
- Robbie James, Welsh footballer (b. 1957)
- Robert Merrill, songwriter (Funny Girl), commits suicide at 76