- 5th NYC Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt in 2:46:14
- 6th NYC Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:19:27
- Bill authorizes admission of women to military academies
- Oakland A's Vida Blue, Glenn Abbott, Paul Linblad & Rollie Fingers, no-hits California Angels 5-0
- The Spaghetti House siege, in which nine people were taken as hostages, takes place in London.
Day of the Week: Sunday