- Austria appoints its first female chancellor Brigitte Bierle to head caretaker government after fall of the coalition government
- Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signs new anti-abortion, making it the fifth southern US state to ban abortion when fetal heartbeat detected
Narendra Modi sworn in for a second term as Indian Prime Minister in New Delhi with 8,000 guests at largest-ever gathering at the Presidential Palace
- Two new studies find eating processed foods leads to an early death and ill health published in "British Medical Journal"
- Frank Lucas, American drug kingpin (fictionalised in 2007 film "American Gangster"), dies at 88
- Leon Redbone [Dickran Gobalian], American blues and jazz musician (Seduced, Theme to Mr. Belvedere), dies at 69
- Thad Cochran, American politician (U.S. Senator from Mississippi), dies at 81