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- January 6 - Samuel Doe is elected President of Liberia.
- January 29 - Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is sworn in as President of Uganda. End of the Ugandan Bush War.
- February 25 - Ferdinand Marcos is ousted as President of the Philippines by the EDSA People Power Revolution and exiled to Hawaii.
- March 12 - Saddam Hussein launches the Al-Anfal campaign.
- April 25 - Mswati III is crowned King of Swaziland.
- August 20 – In Edmond, Oklahoma, United States Postal Service employee Patrick Sherrill guns down 14 of his co-workers before committing suicide.
- September 7 - Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet survives an assassination attempt by the Manuel Rodríguez Patriotic Front; five of Pinochet's bodyguards are killed.
- Unknown - The Civil Cooperation Bureau is established.
- February 8 - Charles "Andy" Williams
- February 11 - Abu Omar al-Shishani
- March 12 - Rebecca Olenchock
- March 19 - Casey Anthony
- May 12 - Nathan Damigo
- May 14 - Richard Huckle
- May 20 - Matti Saari
- May 25 - Andrew Golden
- July 13 - Tashfeen Malik
- October 21 - Tamerlan Tsarnaev
- October 31 - Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley
- November 16 - Omar Mateen
- November 26 - Antonella Barba
- December 10 - Daniel Holtzclaw
- December 22 - Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
- Unknown - Brian Blackwell
- April 3 - Bryan Zuckor
- November 26 - Sophie Lancaster
- December 7 - Megan Kanka
- February 19 - Barry Seal
- July 10 - Lê Duẩn
- August 20 - Patrick Sherrill
- September 14 - John Bingham
- November 8 - Vyacheslav Molotov
- December 4 - Huang Zhiheng
- February 24 - Sheri Rasmussen