- The Supreme Court of the United States upholds the murder convictions of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing.
"Joltin" Joe DiMaggio [Yankee Clipper], MLB center fielder who had a 56 game hitting streak, dies of lung cancer at 84
- Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentinean writer (b.1914)
- Hans Eklund, Swedish composer, dies at 71
- Peggy Cass, American actress and comedian (b. 1924)