- 128th Belmont: Rene Douglas aboard Editor's Note wins in 2:28.96
- China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
- Dean Jones takes career-best 5-112 for Derbyshire v Hampshire
- Lloyd & Titchard complete 358 stand for 4th wkt Lancs v Essex
- Panama becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
- PBA National Championship Won by Butch Soper
- Revival of the legendary procession of Lady Godiva (Godgifu) naked through Coventry, England
Day of the Week: Saturday