- Oslo Gardermoen airport opening after the close down of Fornebu.
US House of Representatives votes to begin impeachment hearings against President Bill Clinton on charges of lying about his affair with Monica Lewinsky
- Anatol Vieru, Romanian-Jewish composer (Ultimele zile, ultimele ore/The Last Days, the Last Hours), and pedagogue, dies at 72
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No
- #1 Song: The First Night - Monica
- #1 Song: Rollercoaster - B*Witched