Ten nations deposit their ratifications for the International Criminal Court at a United Nations ceremony, bringing the total to 66, well above the 60 needed to bring the Statute into force. The ICC will therefore come into force on 1 July 2002.
More than half a million people march on the streets of Caracas protesting against the Venezuelan government.
An empty American Airlines jet parked outside a hangar at Los Angeles International Airport trolls through a fence before coming to a stop on a service road.
In Erfurt, Germany, a nineteen-year-old attacks his high school, killing 13 teachers, two other pupils, a police officer and himself. The event sparks a discussion about enacting stricter weapons laws in Germany and banning violent computer games and movies.