- 36 people are killed in Taksim Square, Istanbul, during the Labour Day celebrations.
- American golfer Debbie Austin wins the Birmingham Classic, the first of 5 LPGA Tour victories in a 4-month span
- American golfer Gene Littler wins the Houston Open, his 29th and final PGA title
- French runner Chantal Langlacé sets female world marathon record (2:35:15.4) in Oyarzun, Spain
Day of the Week: Sunday