• Former Planning Commission member and ex-director of IIMC Hiten Bhaya passed away in Delhi. Bhaya was 98. 
  • Veteran Marathi actor Ramesh Bhatkar passed away aged 70 after battling cancer for over one and a half years. 
  • John Dingell, the longest-serving congressman in US history, has passed away aged 92. He was first elected in 1955, serving in the House of Representatives for the next 59 years.
  • Oscar-nominated British actor Albert Finney passed away peacefully after a short illness. He aged 82. 
  •  Noted actor Mahesh Anand, best known for playing the villain in several Bollywood films in the late 1980s and 1990s has passed away at the age of 57. 
  • German scientist Manfred Eigen, who jointly won the 1967 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, passed away aged 91. 
  • One of the world’s most famous goalkeeper Gordon Banks passed away at the age of 81 in England.
  •  The best-selling British author Andrea Levy, who explored the experience of Jamaican British people in a series of novel over 20 years, has died from cancer at the age of 62.
  • 77 years old Swiss actor, Bruno Ganz who is famous for his role of German dictator, Adolf Hitler in the Oscar-nominated film Downfall, passed away in Zurich, Switzerland due to Colon Cancer.
  • Climate scientist Wallace Smith Broecker, who popularised the term "global warming"has passed away in New York. 
  • Noted Hindi writer Namvar Singh passed away in New Delhi. He was 92. Singh was the first chairman of JNU's Centre of Indian Languages.
  • American military veteran and novelist, William E. Butterworth III, better known as W.E.B. Griffin passed away at the age of 89. 
  • Veteran Bollywood producer and father of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, Raj Kumar Barjatyapassed away in Mumbai.