- 20th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Notre Dame beats Purdue, 68-66; Fighting Irish forward Ruth Riley is named Most Outstanding Player
Former president of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on charges of war crimes.
- Netherlands becomes the first country in the world to make same-sex marriage legal
WrestleMania XVII, Astrodome, Houston, TX: 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin beats The Rock in a no disqualification match for the WWF Championship
- Jo-Jo Moore, American baseball player (b. 1908)
- Olivia Barclay, British astrologer (revival of traditional forms of astrology in the late 20th century), dies at 81
- Trinh Cong Son, Vietnamese composer (b. 1939)