- Florida Marlins sign their 1st player, 16 year old pitcher Clemente Nunez
- Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
- UN reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote
NBA center David Robinson (26) weds Valerie Hoggatt at a Baptist church ceremony in San Antonio, Texas
- Fred Scott, American vocalist and actor (Melody of the Plains, Vincent Lopez), dies at 89