- 15 day old conjoined twins separate:Sarah Morales survives, Sarahi dies
- Catherine Roskam becomes the 1st NY female Episcopal bishop
- Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane, in a military coup.
- France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
- Germany celebrates its 1st Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Shiv Chanderpaul scores 303* for Guyana v Jamaica at Kingston
Day of the Week: Saturday