Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 0 months and 20 days
- Balt Oriole Roberto Alomar spits in face of umpire John Hirschbeck
- In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah.
- The Julie N. tanker skip crashes into the Million Dollar Bridge in Portland, Maine spilling thousands of gallons of oil.