- 2000 46th British Academy Television Awards: "The League of Gentlemen" Best Comedy, "The Cops" Best Drama
2002 Laureus World Sports Awards, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco: Sportsman: Michael Schumacher; Sportswoman: Jennifer Capriati; Team: Australian Men's National Cricket team
- 2002 Ten members of the Darwin-based Network Against Prohibition invade the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory of Australia.
- 2004 The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun
- 2005 Former USS America (CV-66), a decommissioned supercarrier of the US Navy, deliberately sunk in the Atlantic Ocean after four weeks of live-fire exercises. Largest ship ever to be disposed of as a target in a military exercise.
2005 Pope Benedict XVI observes his first beatification, elevating Blessed Marianne of Molokai on the road to canonization into sainthood
- 2010 The 51,700 seat Aviva Stadium is officially opened on the site of the famous old Lansdowne Road Stadium in Dublin by Irish Prime Minister, Brian Cowan
- 2011 56th Eurovision Song Contest: Ell & Nikki for Azerbaijan wins singing "Running Scared" in Dusseldorf
- 2011 English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (88,643): Manchester City beats Stoke City, 1-0; Yaya Touré scores 74' winner; Citizens' 5th title
- 2012 1,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons agree to end mass hunger strike
- 2012 Stanford University scientists develop prototype bionic eye
- 2013 Brazil becomes the 15th country to legalize same-sex marriage
- 2016 61st Eurovision Song Contest: Ukraine's Jamala wins singing "1944"
2016 Gabriel Medina becomes the first surfer ever to land the move "Backflip" in competition
PGA Players Championship
2017 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: 21 year old South Korean Kim Si-woo shoots final round 69 to win by 3 strokes ahead of Louis Oosthuizen and Ian Poulter
- 2018 Arsenal finish EPL season in 6th place on 63 points; fail to qualify for the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 1997
- 2018 Boulder City Council in Colorado votes to ban assault weapons
- 2018 Chinese mountain climber and double amputee Xia Boyu reaches the summit of Mt Everest
- 2018 Indian politician Shashi Tharoor is charged by police with driving his wife to commit suicide
Film & TV History
2018 Melania Trump, wife of US President Donald Trump, is treated in hospital for a benign kidney condition
- 2018 Successful memory transfer in snails achieved by scientists from University of California published in journal "eNeuro"
- 2018 US Supreme Court strikes down federal law banning sports gambling in most states
- 2019 Huge protests closes schools in Kashmir after the rape of a three-year-old girl
- 2019 San Francisco is the first city to vote to ban use of facial recognition
- 2019 Steve Bullock, US Governor of Montana announces his run for Presidential office
- 2019 Wikipedia confirms China has banned all versions of its site
- 2020 Former pandemic agency head Rick Bright testifies to a US House Committee "without better planning, 2020 could be the darkest winter in modern history"
- 2020 Global death toll from COVID-19 passes 300,000 with 4.4 million confirmed infections
- 2022 18 year-old gunman kills 10 people and wounds three at a Tops supermarket in east Buffalo, New York, in a racially motivating attack 
- 2022 Kalush Orchestra from Ukraine singing "Stefania" win the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin, Italy
- 2022 Surrealist artist Man Ray's photograph "Le Violon d'Ingres" sells for $12.4 million, making it the most expensive ever sold at auction 
- 2022 US records one million COVID-19 deaths, with The White House ordering flags to fly at half mast through the weekend 
- 2023 Cyclone Mocha makes landfall on Rakhine coast, Myanmar, near southern border of Bangladesh with at least 400 killed. Second strongest storm on record in the North Indian Ocean. 
- 2023 Thai General Election: Military-backed government loses out to other parties with the Move Forward Party securing 36% of the vote