- The jury portion of the trial against Robert Pickton, accused of being Canada's worst serial killer, opens in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
- Abbé Pierre, French priest (b. 1912)
- Doug Blasdell, American personal trainer
- Liz Renay [Pearl Elizabeth Dobbins], American actress (Desperate Living), dies at 80
- Ngô Quang Trưởng, South Vietnamese general (b. 1929)