- Captured American Pilot Mike Durant is filmed in an interview in captivity by a CNN camera crew.
- Greek government of Papandreou forms
- Mighty Ducks win their 1st NHL game
- MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 2
- Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Kary Mullis & Michael Smith
- Nobel prize for physics awarded to Russel Hulse & Joseph Taylor
Day of the Week: Wednesday