- Cronulla riots: thousands of white Australians demonstrate against ethnic violence, resulting in a riot against anyone thought to be Lebanese (and many who were not) in Cronulla Sydney. These are followed by ethnic attacks on Cronulla.
- The Buncefield Oil Depot in Hemel Hempstead, England, is rocked by explosions, causing a huge oil fire.
Twyla Tharp's rock ballet "Movin' Out", set to songs of Billy Joel, closes at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, NYC after 1,303 performances
Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No
- #1 Song: Run It! - Chris Brown
- #1 Song: Stickwitu - Pussycat Dolls