12. Mt. Fuji Climbing Season — Fujinomiya, Japan
11. Dubai International Film Festival — Dubai, UAE
10. The Electric Daisy Carnival — Las Vegas, Nevada
9. Lunar New Year — San Francisco, California
8. Cannes Film Festival — Cannes, France
7. Guy Fawkes Night — Brighton, England
6. Disneyland’s 50th Anniversary — Anaheim, California
5. Asian Beach Games — Sanur, Indonesia
4. The La Patum Festival — Madrid, Spain
3. China’s 60th National Day — Beijing, China
2. Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee — London, England
- A state of emergency was declared in Baghdad as protesters breached the fortified "Green Zone," home to most ministries and embassies in the city.
- Daniel J. Berrigan, an American priest and poet famous for leading anti-Vietnam War protests, has died at the age 94.
- U.S. President Barack Obama zinged the media and presidential contenders before dropping the mic at his final White House Correspondents' Dinner 🇺🇸