- "Mother Earth" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 12 performances
- Ulster Vanguard leader William Craig speaks at a meeting of right-wing Members of Parliament at Westminster: "We are prepared to come out and shoot and kill"
- Glen Anthony Mitchell, New Zealand road race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
- Marc Newfield, outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Sacramento, California
- Megan Still, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
- Otto Steffers, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Louisville, Kentucky
- Pras, American musician
- Reggie Rusk, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)