Fidel Castro temporarily hands over power to brother Raúl Castro. This leads to a celebration in Little Havana (La Pequeña Habana in Spanish), Miami, Florida, where many Cuban Americans participated.
- Paul Eells, American sportscaster ("Voice of the Razorbacks"), dies at 70
Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No