- 13th ACE Cable Awards: CNN wins the Golden CableACE for the coverage of the Persian Gulf War
- A new constitution, providing for freedom to form political parties, is approved by a referendum in Mali.
- AFC Championship Game: Buffalo Bills beat Denver Broncos 10-7
- Algeria's general elections canceled after strong gains by Islamic Salvation Front in the 1st round
- Last building in Gateway area in Cleveland is demolished
- NFC Championship Game: Washington Redskins beat Detroit Lions 41-10
- US male Figure Skating championship won by Christopher Bowman
Day of the Week: Sunday