- Lesbian priest Elizabeth Carl ordained in Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.
- Space Shuttle STS 40 (Columbia 12) launched
Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No
- #1 Song: More Than Words - Extreme
- #1 Song: I Wanna Sex You Up - Color Me Badd