- Severe thunderstorms and a tornado in Bangladesh kill 600 people.
- John "Jack" Baines, British mountaineering publisher, dies at 57
Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes
- #1 Song: Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
- #1 Song: Fastlove - George Michael