- Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Moscow, Russia: Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Francesca Schiavonea of Italy 4-6, 7-6, 7-5 to give Russia an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends, 4-0)
- One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 269 carrying 128 crew and passengers crashes in Thailand killing 89 people.
- Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Halmstad GK, Sweden: US retains Cup 16-12; after trailing by a point US dominates singles 8½-3½
- Jean Balissat, Swiss composer pedagogue and conductor (Kaleidoscope for trumpet and percussion), dies at 71
- Robert Jordan, author of the Wheel of Time series (b. 1948)