- 2012 Brad Keselowski wins the 2012 Nascar Sprint Cup
- 2012 101st Davis Cup: Czech Republic beats Spain in Prague (3-2)
- 2013 20 people are killed after a train collides with a minibus in Cairo, Egypt
- 2014 Jamaica win the 2014 Caribbean Cup in football
- 2015 French police raid terrorist cell in Saint Denis, killing 2 including the leader of the Paris terror attacks Abdelhamid Abaaoud
- 2015 2 female suicide bombers aged 18 and 11 blow themselves up in Kano, Nigeria, killing 15 and injuring over 100
2015 "Kangaroo Dundee" wildlife TV series premieres featuring Brolga and Roger the ripped Kangaroo on BBC Two
2019 Book written by Charlotte Bronte aged 14 for her toy soldiers bought by the Bronte Society for €600,000 at auction in Paris
- 2019 Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest worst since 2008, has lost 9,762 sq km (3,769 sq miles) of vegetation in 12 months according to country's Space Agency
- 2019 World wind speeds have risen, 3x faster since 2010 than previous decades of decline, according to Princeton study published in "Nature Climate Change"
- 2020 Floods and landslides effect more than 3 million people, killing at least 70 in wake of Typhoon Vamco in Cagayan Province, Philippines
- 2020 Thailand's parliament agrees to reforms, but not to the monarchy, after massive public protests were met by tear gas and water canons
- 2020 US COVID-19 death toll passes 250,000, recorded cases at 11.5 million, hospitalizations at 76,830 amid a country-wide surge
- 2021 Longest partial lunar eclipse since 1440, lasting 3 hours, 28 minutes and 23 seconds
- 2021 US judge exonerates two men for the killing of Malcolm X in 1965, saying they were "wrongly convicted"