This was 13th day of the year and 352 days remained in the year.
Novelist James Joyce died in Zurich.
Michael Jordan announced his second retirement from the NBA. He would "unretire" again in 2001.
After 17,162 performances, The Fantasticks ended its almost 42-year off-Broadway run.
Joseph Darby, a U.S. soldier at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, reported U.S. abuses of Iraqi prisoners to the Army's Criminal Investigations Division..
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