The Normandy%20American%20Cemetery%20and%20Memorial">American Cemetery and Memorial honors World War II veterans who landed at Normandy, France, in 1944.
- World leaders travel to Normandy in France to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the first day of the Western Allies Invasion of Normandy during World War II.
- Two men armed with knives take a priest, two nuns and two parishioners hostage in a church near Rouen in the French region of Normandy. French police kill the hostage-takers after the 86-year-old priest, Jacques Hamel, was killed by slitting his throat.
- For the first time since World War II, German troops are stationed in France.
- The last French veteran of World War I, Lazare Ponticelli, an Italian immigrant who lied about his age to join the French Foreign Legion and fight in the trenches, dies at 110.
- Two additional bodies are found in the rubble of the two buildings that collapsed four days ago in Marseille, France, bringing the final death toll to eight.