• Professional motorcycle racer, Carlin Dunne passes away. He was also known as “The King of the Mountain”.
  • Automobile industry legend from USA Lee Iacocca passed away. 
  • Birla Group patriarch and an ace of the Indian industry Basant Kumar Birla passed away in Mumbai. 
  •  Former India football goalkeeper from Tamil Nadu A. U. Celestine passed away. 
  • The legendary Brazilian musician and songwriter Joao Gilberto passed away. 
  • Former Bengal and Railway leg-spinner Soumendranath Kundu passed away.
  • Former Billiards and Snooker Federation of India secretary C.Kapur passed away. 
  • Bangladesh’s former military dictator H.M. Ershad passed away. He became the president of Bangladesh in December 1983 and ruled the country till 1990.
  • Raja Dhale, one of the founders of the radical outfit Dalit Panther passed away. 
  • American computer scientist Fernando Corbato passed away. 
  • .Retired Lt Gen Joginder Singh Gharaya, who was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra in the 1971 Indo-Pak war and Kirti Chakra in the 1947 Hyderabad operations, passed away.
  • Former oylmpic boxing gold medallist and four weight World champion "Pernell whitaker"passed away. 
  • Three-time Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Shiela Dixit passed away in New Delhi. 
  •  Lok Janshakti Party MP from Bihar’s Samastipur Ram Chandra Paswan passed away.
  • Australian tennis champion Peter McNamara passed away. 
  • IAEA chief Yukiya Amano who oversaw Iran deal dies. 
  • Former Chinese premier and chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee, Li Peng passed away.
  • Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles including a memorable turn as a murderous android in 'Blade Runner', passed away. 
  • Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi, the first democratically elected leader of the North African country passed away.
  • Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader S. Jaipal Reddy passed away.
  • Meghalaya Assembly Speaker and former Meghalaya Chief Minister Donkupar Roypassed away.
  • Former Gujarat MP Vitthal Radadiya passed away. 
  • Former Andhra Pradesh congress state Minister M. Mukesh Goud passed away.