Barack Obama's tweet "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." in response to Charlottesville violence becomes most-liked tweet ever
- Falling tree kills 13, injures 49 at a religious festival in Funchal, on Portuguese island of Madeira
- Scientists genetic study of the apple reveal its origin was in Kazakhstan, published in "Nature Communications"
- Vernon "Vern" Ehlers, American politician (Michigan House of Representatives), dies of complications from Alzheimers disease at 83
Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No
Holidays: Independence Day (India)