- 16th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sally Little
- A's Gene Nelson is 1st AL pitcher to steal a base since 1973
- The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, providing the second connection between the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus.
- US Vincennes in Strait of Hormoez shoots Iran Airbus A300, kills 290
Day of the Week: Sunday