25,000 women marched in New York City, demanding the right to vote.
The United Nations General Assembly convened in New York for the first time.
A suicide truck-bombing at Beirut International airport in Lebanon killed 241 U.S. Marines and sailors.
Chechen rebels seized a crowded Moscow theater, taking hundreds hostage. Russian forces stormed the building the next day.
Madame Chiang Kai-shek died at age 105.