Dan Brown’s fourth novel starring Robert Langdon (The Da Vinci Code), titled “Inferno”, is released and instantly becomes a bestseller.
The final episode of the TV series “Seinfeld” aired after nine years on NBC.
Final TV episode of “Family Ties” airs on NBC with a 36 million audience.
Netherlands Institute for War Documentation publishes Anne Frank’s complete diary.
Jeanne Sauvé sworn in as Canada’s first female Governor General after recovery from a battle with cancer.
Henry IV of France is assassinated by fanatical Catholic François Ravaillac who stabs him to death in the streets of Paris.