- Authorities near Waco, Texas, negotiate (unsuccessfully) with Branch Davidians
- New expansion NHL team, owned in Anaheim, CA by Disney, receives its name, inspired by the 1992 Disney movie 'The Mighty Ducks'
New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner is reinstated as general partner of the team; banned because of his relationship with convicted gambler Howie Spira
Pavel Bure scores twice to become the first player in Vancouver's 23 year history to record 50 goals in an NHL season as Canucks beat the Buffalo Sabres, 5-2 in Hamilton
- Luis Kutner, US co-founder (Amnesty International), dies at 84
- Terry Frost, actor (Waterfront, Dead Man's Trail), dies at 86