Abhinav Bindra, in the men’s 10-m air-rifle, and Navnath Farthate, in the Jr men’s air-rifle, take golds at the World Shooting Championships.
By pre-eminent Pakistani Urdu poet Ahmed Faraz, the country’s highest civilian award, the Hilal-e-Imtiaz. It was in protest against Mush’s junta.
Ta Mok the "Butcher", 80, the last Khmer Rouge chief, unrepentant to the end. Some 2 million Cambodians died in the late ’70s when the Khmer ruled.
For the first time, a pop concert at the Great Hall of the People in Tiananmen Square. The place has only seen state events, some cataclysmic, till now.