Historical Events In 2018
Friday, 18 September 2020
May 01 On this day in history chinese authorities label British cartoon "Peppa Pig" subversive and it is removed from the Douyin video website
May 01 Liverpool's Egyptian soccer forward Mohamed Salah becomes the first African to be named England Football Writers' Footballer of the Year on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 2018 scotland is the first country in the world to introduce a minimum price on alcohol
May 01 On this day in history violent May Day protests in Paris by far-left Black Blocs group result in 200 arrests
May 02 On this day in history armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan asks widespread protests to halt after ruling Republican party said it would support his bid to be Prime Minister
May 02 In the year 2018 date for first humans or hominins in the Philippines pushed back ten-fold after report of site on Luzon with butchered rhinoceros 709,000 years ago
May 02 E. coli outbreak linked to Romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, reports the first fatality with 121 cases across 25 US states in the year 2018.
May 02 On this day in history indian city of Kanpur declared world's most polluted city by WHO with 14 other Indian cities in the top 20
May 02 On this day in history iowa passes US's strictest abortion ban, based on a fetal heartbeat
May 02 Kanye West widely criticized for saying "slavery is a choice" in TMZ interview in the year 2018.
May 02 In the year 2018 new research show plants "talk" to each other through their roots and the soil in study on corn published in journal "Plos One"
May 02 Spanish Basque separatist group Eta announces it will be formally disbanding after 50 years in the year 2018.
May 03 Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences members vote to expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski in the year 2018.
May 03 In the year 2018 atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan becomes NFL's first $30m per season player after agreeing to $150m contract extension
May 03 On this day in history bollywood actors both posthumously recognized at India's National Film Awards; Sridevi Kapoor Best Actress for "Mum" and Vinod Khanna recieves Dadasaheb Phalke award.
May 03 Indian government confirms around 110 people have died in dust storms in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh in the last 9 days on this day in history.
May 03 On this day in history kilauea volcano on Big Island, Hawaii begins erupting forcing the evacuation of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and residential areas
May 03 In the year 2018 the 2018 lower Puna eruption causes destruction of structures and forces many citizens of Hawaii to evacuate as lava floods the land.
May 03 The separatist group ETA officially announces its final dissolution after 40 years of conflict and more than 800 deaths in Spain on this day in history.
May 04 In the year 2018 california overtakes Great Britain to become the worlds fifth largest economy
May 04 LA Angels 1st baseman Albert Pujols collects his 3,000th MLB hit in a 5-0 win v Mariners in Seattle on this day in history.
May 05 144th Kentucky Derby: 52 year old Mike Smith wins his second Derby aboard Justify on this day in history.
May 05 In the year 2018 childish Gambino aka Donald Glover releases the music video to new single "This is America" to wide acclaim
May 05 Electric cigarette explodes killing a man in St. Petersburg, Florida, first death from a vaping product in the year 2018.
May 05 Former Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson suffers a brain haemorrhage and is hospitalised; recovers in the year 2018.
May 05 NASA's unmanned spaceprobe InSight is launched. It is expected to land on Mars in November and use a drill to conduct geological science on this day in history.
May 07 Global tourism accounts for 8% of the world's carbon emissions according to a University of Sydney study on this day in history.
May 07 Iran-Contra figure Oliver North announced as the new President of the US National Rifle Association on this day in history.
May 07 Met Gala 2018 "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination' is hosted by Anna Wintour , Amal Clooney, Donatella Versace and Rihanna wearing a Pope-inspired outfit in the year 2018.
May 07 On this day in history more mudslides in Rwanda kill 18 people bringing the year's death toll to 200
May 07 In the year 2018 vladimir Putin is sworn in as Russian President for another 6 years
May 07 World Snooker Championship: Welshman Mark Williams wins beating John Higgins 18-16 in Sheffield and, as promised, does his press conference in the nude on this day in history.
May 08 Ebola outbreak declared in north-west Democratic Republic of Congo with 2 confirmed cases and 17 deaths on this day in history.
May 08 On this day in history largest-ever wave at 23.8m recorded in the South Hemisphere at Campbell Island by New Zealand scientists