- Guatemala adopts constitution
- Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) became a Schedule I drug in the United States.
- New Orleans Saints are sold for $70,204,000
- Tornado outbreak in United States and Canada sees 41 tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Ontario, leaving 44 dead
- Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York State and Canada kill 88 and injure more than 1,000
Day of the Week: Friday