- "The Breakthrough" 7th studio album by Mary J. Bilge is released
- New York City's Transport Workers Union Local 100 goes on strike over pension and wage increases, shutting down all subway and bus services for three days
- The first same sex civil partnerships in Scotland are celebrated
- US District Court Judge John E. Jones III rules against mandating the teaching of "intelligent design" in his ruling of Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District.
Day of the Week: Tuesday