- 1st NBA game at General Motors Place, Vancouver Grizzlies beat Minn Timberwolves 100-98 in OT
André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien; he is thwarted when the PM's wife locks the door.
- STS 73 (Columbia 18), lands
- Woo-Soon Ko wins LPGA Toray Japan Queens Cup Golf Tournament
- Laura Weber, TV Host, dies at 70