- A peace agreement is signed between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front in Malacañang Palace.
- Soyuz TM-24, lands
- Cyril Reuben, violinist, dies at 69
- Emily Kngwarreye, artist, dies at 86
- Kenneth M Stewart, euro MP for Merseyside West, dies at 71
- Ljuba Welitsch, opera singer, dies at 83
- Otto Luening, German American conductor, composer and electronic music pioneer (Sonority Canon), dies at 96
- Paddy Clift, cricketer (Rhod & Leicester all-rounder 1970-88), dies