- 2nd Rugby World Cup: Australia beats England 12-6 in London
- Bartholomew I becomes the Patriarch of Constantinople.
- Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
- Jermaine Jackson releases "Word to the Badd!!" anti Michael song
- Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter & rallying to beat Weber State 55-49
Day of the Week: Saturday