- More than half of all trees in Amazon forest at risk of extinction according to data published in journal "Sciences Advances"
XL/Columbia releases "25", 3rd studio album by Adele (Grammy Award for Album of the Year, 2017; 2016 Billboard Album of the Year); features the singles "Hello" and "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)"
- Jim Perry, American and Canadian tv host ($ale of the Century), dies at 82
- Keith Michell, Australian actor and theater director (6 Wives of Henry VIII), dies at 88
Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No