Human remains previously found in 1991 are finally identified by Russian and American scientists as those of Tsar Nicholas II.
- Anca Parghel, Romanian jazz singer and composer (b. 1957)
- Constantin Ticu Dumitrescu, Romanian politician and president of the Association of Romanian Former Political Prisoners. (b. 1928)
- Nina Foch, Dutch-born American actress (b. 1924)
- Patriarch Alexy II of Russia, head of the Russian Orthodox Church (b. 1929)