- A bomb attack in a shopping mall in Vantaa, Finland kills seven.
- Dina Pathak [Ghandi], Indian Gujarati theatre actress, director and activist (President-National Federation of Indian Women), dies of a heart attack at 80
Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No
- #1 Song: A Moment Like This - Kelly Clarkson
- #1 Song: The Long And Winding Road/Suspicious Minds - Will Young & Gareth Gates/Gareth Gates