- In Burkina Faso, a coup d'état led by military officer Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba deposes President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré (pictured) and announces the dissolution of the parliament, government and constitution.
- Vietnamese Thiền Buddhist monk and peace activist Thích Nhất Hạnh dies at the age of 95.
- Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford becomes the youngest woman to fly solo around the world.
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