- "Keenan Ivory Wayan Show" premieres on Fox TV
- 185,000 Teamsters union United Parcel Service drivers walk off the job.
- In Colombia, international oil company Occidental Petroleum declare force majeure on all oil exports from the Cano Limon field after a series of attacks knocked out a major oil pipeline
William Ryan Holt and Michael Mischler are arrested for breaking into Elle MacPherson’s Los Angeles home
- Jeanne Calment, world's oldest person (Feb 21 1875), dies at 122