Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bush's plan to try Guantanamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violates U.S. and international law.
- Fabián Bielinsky, Argentinean film director (b. 1959)
- Jim McNab, Scottish footballer, dies at 66
- Lloyd Richards, Canadian-American theaterical director (Joe Turner’s Come and Gone), dies at 87
- Randy Walker, American football fullback (Miami University) and coach (Miami University 1990-98, Northwestern University 1999-2005), dies of a heart attack at 52
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No