Stolen on August 22, 2004, Edvard Munch's famous painting "The Scream" is recovered from a raid by Norwegian police. The painting was said to be in a better-than-expected condition.
- Derrick Wayne Frazier, American convicted murderer, executed in Texas at 29
- Mohamed Abdelwahab, Egyptian soccer left back (19 caps; African Cup of Nations 2006; Al Ahly SC, Aluminium Nag Hammâdi), dies from a heart defect at 22
- Tom Delaney, British racing driver (oldest licensed racing driver in the world), dies at 95
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No