In the ongoing Spanish financial crisis, Bankia requests €19 billion in funds from the Spanish government, the largest bank bailout in the nation's history.
A Dragon capsule launched (pictured) by SpaceX becomes the first commercial flight to reach the International Space Station.
A suicide bombing kills more than 120 people in Sana'a, Yemen.
Tomislav Nikolić is elected President of Serbia.
Danilo Medina is elected President of the Dominican Republic.
British singer-songwriter Robin Gibb, a member of the Bee Gees, dies at the age of 62.
In ice hockey, the IIHF World Championship concludes with Russia defeating Slovakia in the final.