- 113th Belmont: George Martens aboard Summing wins in 2:29
- A passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati river. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the actual figure is closer to 1,000 killed.
- Maya Yang Lin wins competition to design the Vietnam War Memorial
Day of the Week: Saturday