- 1996 – Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 is hijacked, then crashes into the Indian Ocean off the coast of Comoros after running out of fuel, killing 125.
- 2003 – Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze resigns following weeks of mass protests over flawed elections.
- 2005 – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is elected president of Liberia and becomes the first woman to lead an African country.
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- 1926 – Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher (d. 2011)
- 1933 – Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist and revolutionary
- 1982 – Asafa Powell, Jamaican sprinter
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