- Macedonian President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- The United States lifts a ban on travel to Libya, ending travel restrictions to the nation that had lasted for 23 years.
Comedian Rosie O'Donnell (41) weds marketing executive Kelli O'Donnell (36) in San Francisco, California
- Adolf Ehrnrooth, Finnish general (b. 1905)
- Boris Trajkovski, 2nd President of the Republic of Macedonia, dies at 47
- Ralph E. Winters, Canadian film editor, dies at 94
- Shankarrao Chavan, Indian politician (b. 1920)