The Deputy Mayor of Delhi, India, died after falling from his building’s terrace while trying to fight off attacking Rhesus Macaque monkeys. (Source)
Vladimir Ladyzhensky, a competitor from Russia, died in the World Sauna Championships in Finland after he had spent six minutes in a sauna that had been heated up to 110 °C (230 °F). (Source)
Mike Edwards, 62, a founding member of rock group Electric Light Orchestra, was killed when a 1,300 lb bale of hay rolled down a hill and landed on his passing van in Devon, England. (Source)
Jimi Heselden, owner of the Segway motorized scooter company, was killed when he accidentally drove off a cliff on a Segway at his estate and drowned in the river. (Source)
Robert Boardman, 63, was gored to death by a mountain goat while he was eating lunch at Olympic National Park. (Source)
Jose Luis Ochoa, 35, died after being stabbed in the leg at a cockfight by one of the birds that had a knife attached to its limb. (Source)
Arthur Sexton, 80, drowned after falling off a step ladder and landing upside down in a bucket containing only a couple of feet of water. (Source)
Acton Beale, 20, died after falling from a balcony in Brisbane, Australia. He is the only person known to have died while participating in the fad known as ‘planking’. (Source)
Sheila Decoster, 62, died from asphyxiation after falling head first into a recycling bin at her home in Ohio. (Source)
A 25 year old woman from Ottawa, Ontario died after an airborne American black bear smashed through the windshield of her SUV Near Luskville, Quebec. The bear had been hit by another vehicle, launching it into the oncoming lane where it landed on the SUV. (Source)
- Police in Athens used pepper spray on protesters two days ahead of Greece's major bailout vote.
- A medical helicopter crashed in Colorado. The crash killed the pilot and injured two crew members.