- Bob Weston, British guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), dies from a gastrointestinal hemorrhage at 64 (body found on this date)
- Harold Zirin, American astronomer, dies at 82
- Josef Skvorecky, Czech writer and publisher, dies at 87
- Robert L Carter, American civil rights activist and judge, dies after complications from a stroke at 94
- Winifred Milius Lubell, American illustrator and writer, dies of congestive heart failure at 97
- Wylie Walker Vale, American Endocrinologist who discovered the stress hormone, dies at 70.
Day of the Week: Tuesday