- Across Europe, Kurdish rebels take over embassies and hold hostages after Turkey arrested one of their rebel leaders, Abdullah Öcalan.
O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy is sold for $230,000 to help settle a $33.5 million civil judgement against Simpson for the deaths of his ex-wife and her friend
- Michael Larson, American "Press Your Luck" scandal big-winning contestant, dies of cancer at 49
- Necil Kazım Akses, Turkish classical composer, dies at 90