1994 Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
1994 Ferry boat sinks at Chandpur Bangladesh, 300-350 killed
1994 Vuyani Bungu, the South African junior featherweight, wins the IBF World Boxing Title
1995 "The Play's the Thing" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 75 performances
1995 Indians' Jose Mesa sets record with his 37th consecutive save
1995 Kerrie Webb wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open
1996 India defeat Pakistan in Under-15 World Challenge Final at Lord's
1997 Shelly Moore, 18, of Tenn, crowned 15th Miss Teen USA
1997 Souhane massacre in Algeria; over 60 people are killed and 15 kidnapped.
1998 The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.
1998 U.S. embassy bombings: US military launches cruise missile attacks against alleged al-Qaida camps in Afghanistan and a suspected chemical plant in Sudan in retaliation for August 7 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania
1999 7th World Championships in Athletics open at Seville, Spain
2002 A group of Iraqis opposed to the regime of Saddam Hussein take over the Iraqi Embassy in Berlin for five hours before releasing their hostages and surrendering.
2006 88th PGA Championship: Tiger Woods shoots a 270 at Medinah Country Club
2008 Spanair Flight 5022, from Madrid to Gran Canaria, skids off the runway and crashes at Barajas Airport. 146 people are killed in the crash, 8 more die afterwards. Only 18 people survive.