- Billionaire Leona Helmsly is sent to jail for tax evasion
- Lincoln Hospital in Bronx loses its accreditation
- NY Islander, Al Arbour, coaches most NHL games (1,438)
- The National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
- Amy Deasismont [Amy Diamond], Swedish singer (What's in it for Me), born in Norrköping, Sweden