- FIFA World Cup: In a huge upset Romania eliminates Argentina 3-2 from the round of 16 at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
- The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty six people killed in crashes.
- US Open Senior Golf, Pinehurst: South African Simon Hobday wins by 1 stroke from Graham Marsh and Jim Albus
Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Pete Sampras successfully defends title against Goran Ivanišević of Croatia 7-6, 7-6, 6-0
- Felix Kelly, New Zealand-born British artist, dies at 80
- Harry Ebbeling, PC-corrector, dies at 54
Lewis "Lew" Hoad, Australian tennis player (4-time Grand Slam winner)), dies of a heart attack at 59
- Pieter Hennipman, Dutch economist, dies at 85