2012 – The Shard in London is inaugurated as the tallest building in Europe, with a height of 310 metres (1,020 ft).
2016 – The Juno space probe arrives at Jupiter and begins a 20-month survey of the planet.
2018 – The EU Copyright Directive currently has been pushed back to 10 September 2018, due to the majority of votes in the EU Parliament favoring holding back the vote.
2018 – Lithuania becomes the 36th member of the OECD.
1882 – Inayat Khan, Indian mystic and educator (d. 1927)
1918 – K. Karunakaran, Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Chief Minister of Kerala (d. 2010)
Death/ Death Anniversary
1957 – Anugrah Narayan Sinha, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar (b. 1887)
2006 – Thirunalloor Karunakaran, Indian poet and scholar (b. 1924)