- A general strike is declared by communist groups in Nepal.
- British Radio Authority licenses Virgin & TV-AM radio licenses
- Microsoft announced Windows 3.1, upgrading Windows 3.0
- Oriole Park at Camden Yards opens, beating Cleveland 2-0
- Serbian troops begin siege of Sarajevo
- US Supreme Court rules a Nebraska farmer was entrapped by postal agents into buying mail-order child pornography
- Voting begins on choice of Elvis postage stamps
Isaac Asimov, Russian scientist and sci-fi writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy), dies from kidney failure at 72