- Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party, is the new Premier of Alberta, replacing Rachel Notley.
- Shanghai is the world’s most populous city, with over 24 million people.
- Mammatus clouds are cellular patterns of pouches hanging under usually cumulonimbus rainclouds.
- Edmond Hoyle 1672-1769, was an English barrister and authority on card games who is still cited when disputes on their rules arise.
- The Scow Institute, named for the late Judge Alfred Scow of the Kwakwaka’wakw nation, works for greater understanding between aboriginal and non-aboriginal peoples through the fact-based, non-partisan information it collects.