- At 40 years, 268 days, Teddy Sheringham scores for West Ham United in a 2-1 loss to Portsmouth at Upton Park, London; becomes oldest goalscorer in EPL history
- The 2006 Hengchun earthquake with 7.1 magnitude hit Taiwan.
Gerald Ford [Leslie King], 38th US President (R: 1974-77) and 41st US Vice President (R: 1973-74), dies at 93
- Ivar Formo, Norwegian skier (b. 1951)