- Det Tigers lose to Seattle 7-3 ends record tying 17 consecutive wins
- Red Sox trade pitcher Dennis Eckersley to Cubs for Bill Buckner
- Kostas Martakis, Greek singer, born in Athens, Greece
- Kyle Brodziak, Canadian ice hockey player, born in St. Paul, Alberta, Canada
- Marion Raven, Norwegian singer and songwriter (M2M), born in Lørenskog, Norway
- Shawne Merriman, American football player, born in Washington, D.C.
- Unnur Birna Vilhjálmsdóttir, Icelandic actress and beauty queen who won 2005 Miss World, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
- Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79