Paula Jones dropped her sexual harassment case against US President Bill Clinton after he agreed to pay her $850,000.
Death of Edwige Feuillère, French film actress .
Death of Chesney Allen, British comedian (Popular WWII entertainer, member of 'The Crazy Gang')
The Times newspaper was published in Britain for the first time in nearly a year after a lengthy industrial dispute
Irene Hanson of Essex gave birth to the first set of quintuplets in the UK who all survived, at Queen Charlottes maternity hospital, London
The first sit-down strike in America was held by workers at George A. Hormel and Company, Minnesota.
Birth of C. Vann Woodward, American historian .
Andrew Fisher was elected Prime Minister of Australia .
The first helicopter to make a manned, untethered flight flew briefly at Coquainvilliers, near Lisieux, France
Battle of Sheriffmuir
Battle of Turnham Green – Royalist forces withdraw in face of the Parliamentarian army and fail to take London
St Brice's Day massacre – King Aethelred (Ethelred II, the 'Unready') orders killing of all Danes in England