2005 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Paris, France: Russian pair Elena Dementieva & Dinara Safina win deciding doubles rubber 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 over Amélie Mauresmo & Mary Pierce of France; clinches Russia's 2nd consecutive title, 3-2
2006 Right wing protesters riot the building of the Hungarian Television in Budapest, Hungary, one day after an audio tape was made public, in which Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány admitted he and his party lied during the 2006 general elections.
2006 "Watching You" single released by Rodney Atkins (Billboard Song of the Year 2007)
2007 Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president.
2007 Buddhist monks join anti-government protesters in Myanmar, starting what some called the Saffron Revolution.
2009 The 72 year run of the soap opera The Guiding Light ends as its final episode is broadcast.
2011 36th Toronto International Film Festival: "Where Do We Go Now?" directed by Nadine Labaki wins the People's Choice Award (Drama)
2012 10 Turkish soldiers are killed and 70 injured in missile attack by Kurdish militants in Bingol, Turkey
2012 26 people are killed in a fire in a Pemex gas facility in Reynosa, Mexico
2012 The Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools reach a deal that ends an 8-day strike.
2012 World's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplant undertaken at the University of Gothenburg
2014 Scotland votes to stay a member of the United Kingdom in an independence referendum
Event of Interest
2014Emma Watson delivers an address to a standing ovation at UN Headquarters in New York City, helping launch the UN Women campaign HeForShe, which calls for men to advocate for gender equality
2014 8 people (including 2 children) are shot dead in Bell, Florida
2015 Government of Uttar Pradesh, India, confirms 2.3 million people applied for 238 menial office jobs
2016 Earliest known fishooks at 23,000 years old discovered on Okinawa Island, Japan, findings published in PNAS journal
Election of Interest
2016 In Russian elections Putin-backed United Russia party wins 54% of Parliamentary seats led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
2016 Evian Championship Women's Golf, Evian Resort GC: Chun In-gee of South Korea wins her 2nd major title by 4 strokes from Ryu So-yeon & Park Sung-hyun; 21-under-par score a record for all women's majors