Tajikistan Airlines Flight 3183 crashes in the desert in United Arab Emirates, killing 85.
The Treaty of Bangkok is signed to create a Southeast Asia Nuclear-weapon-free zone.
Twenty-five are killed in the Souhane massacre in Algeria.
The Princess of Wales, Diana, her companion Dodi Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in a Paris tunnel.
A massacre in Sid El-Antri, Algeria kills up to 100 people.
Diana, Princess of Wales, is killed in a car crash in Paris.
The chess-playing supercomputer called Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in the last game of the rematch, becoming the first computer to beat a world-champion chess player in a classic match format.
The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales occured in London. Over 1 million people lined the streets and 2.5 billion watched around the world on television.