- Island of Dominica hit by the most destructive earthquake in its history. Damage concentrated in the north and the town of Portsmouth. Also felt in neighboring Guadeloupe, where one person is killed.
- The Paris Club agrees to write off 80% (up to $100 billion) of Iraq's external debt.
- The second round of the Ukrainian presidential election is held, unleashing massive protests and controversy over the election's integrity.
Day of the Week: Sunday