- A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie tops US album chart with album "Hoodie Szn" selling a record low 823 copies of just digital sales.
- Beginning of humanity's largest gathering, the Kumbh Mela Hindu festival with 15 million people bathing at the joining of Ganges and Yamuna rivers, India. 120 million expected over next 49 days.
- Bomb blast and gunfight at DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, leaves at least 21 dead with militants group claiming responsibility al-Shabab
- Chinese scientists confirm they have germinated a cotton seed on the moon on board the Chang’e 4 lander
- LGBTQ activists accuse the Russian republic of Chechnya of a new gay purge with 40 detained and two killed
- Plastic will outweigh fish in the world's oceans by 2050 according to report by the World Economic Forum
Theresa May's Brexit deal with the EU is rejected by UK parliament 432 votes to 202, largest parliamentary defeat in its democratic era
- Carol Channing, American actress, singer and comedian (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Hello Dolly), dies at 97