World Chocolate Day
2007 – The first Live Earth benefit concert was held in 11 locations around the world.
2012 – At least 172 people are killed in a flash flood in the Krasnodar Krai region of Russia.
2013 – A De Havilland Otter air taxi crashes in Soldotna, Alaska, killing ten people.
2016 – Ex-US Army soldier Micah Xavier Johnson shoots fourteen policemen during an anti-police protest in downtown Dallas, Texas, killing five of them. He is subsequently killed by a robot-delivered bomb.
1859 – Rettamalai Srinivasan, Indian politician (d. 1911)
1970 – Min Patel, Indian-English cricketer
1981 – Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian cricketer
Death/ Death Anniversary
1982 – Bon Maharaja, Indian guru and religious writer (b. 1901)