U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal, and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.
- Buck Bundy, TV dog (Married with Children), dies at 13
- Jimmy Rowles [Hunter], American jazz pianist and composer (The Peacocks), dies of cardiac arrest at 77
- John "Jack" Layden, local politician, dies at 70
- Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian, dies at 66
Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes