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Historical Events In 2018

Thursday, 01 October 2020

May 21   On this day in history truckers begin a 10 strike in Brazil, blocking roads in protest at the price of diesel leading to country-wide shortages  

May 21   In the year 2018 uS Justice Department says it is expanding its internal investigation into whether FBI infiltrated Donald Trump 's 2016 campaign  

May 22   Australian court finds Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson guilty of covering up sexual abuse in 1970s, most senior Catholic priest to be convicted in the year 2018.  

May 22   Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is questioned by members of the European parliament in Brussels in wake of its security scandal in the year 2018.  

May 22   In the year 2018 new York Stock Exchange announces Stacey Cunningham will be its first woman head in its 226-year history  

May 22   Outbreak of Nipah virus confirmed to have killed 10 including a nurse in Kozhikode, India on this day in history.  

May 22   Stacey Abrams is the first black woman to be nominated as US state governor - for Georgia in the year 2018.  

May 23   Hamburg, Germany, becomes the first city to ban diesel cars on some roads on this day in history.  

May 23   NFL owners approve new NFL national anthem policy whereby players required to stand if they choose to be on the field for pre-game presentations on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 2018 actor Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment by several women in CNN report  

May 24   At least 14 children reported mauled to death by wild dogs near Khairabad, India after closure of slaughterhouses on this day in history.  

May 24   Bangladeshi police reported to have shot 52 suspected drug traffickers in anti-narcotics crackdown in 10 days in the year 2018.  

May 24   On this day in history foreign journalists report that tunnels in the Punggye-ri nuclear test site have been destroyed by the North Korean government in a move to reduce regional tensions.  

May 24   Record US fentanyl seizure of 120lbs (54kg) confirmed by police in Nebraska in April, enough to kill 26 million people, one of largest drug busts in US history in the year 2018.  

May 24   On this day in history uS President Donald Trump cancels summit with North and South Korea because of hostile statements from North Korea  

May 24   On this day in history uS President Trump posthumously pardons boxer Jack Johnson for racially orientated criminal conviction - transporting a white woman across state lines  

May 24   In the year 2018 uS President Trump signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act easing financial regulations and reducing oversight for banks  

May 24   World's largest cat-proof fence (44km) completed at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary, central Australia to protest endangered species on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 2018 a constitutional referendum on whether to repeal the ban on abortion in Ireland takes place,  

May 25   Barbados elects its first female Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who leads the Barbados Labour Party to victory on this day in history.  

May 25   Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to New York police to face charges of rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct in the year 2018.  

May 25   The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, imposing strict privacy controls for European citizens worldwide on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 2018 ireland votes to reveal their 8th amendment that will allow legalized abortion, 66.4% vote yes  

May 26   On this day in history uEFA Champions League Final: Real Madrid beats Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev, Ukraine for third straight title. Zinédine Zidane first manager to win 3 consecutive titles  

May 27   In the year 2018 indian Premier League Final: Australian Shane Watson smashes 117 not out off 57 balls to steer Chennai Super Kings to their third IPL title with an 8-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad  

May 27   Indianapolis 500: Will Power becomes the first Australian driver to win the event on this day in history.  

May 27   In the year 2018 italian PM-designate Giuseppe Conte gives up attempt to form coalition government after President Sergio Matarella vetoes his choice of economy minister  

May 27   Oil workers for Brazilian state oil company Petrobrás join the truckers' national strike on this day in history.  

May 27   PGA Seniors Championship, GC at Harbor Shores: Englishman Paul Broadhurst wins by 4 strokes from American Tim Petrovic on this day in history.  

May 28   Coco-Cola launches its first alcoholic drink - Lemon-Do on island of Kyushu, Japan on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history one million French smokers quit in one year after anti-smoking measures introduced according to Public Health France  

May 28   In the year 2018 south Korean boy band BTS are the first K-pop group to top the US Billboard 200 with their album "Love Yourself: Tear"  

May 29   ABC TV network cancels TV comedy "Roseanne" after its star Roseanne Barr posts a racist tweet in the year 2018.  

May 29   Death toll on Puerto Rico 70 times higher than official figure, likely 4,600 died from Hurricane Maria according to Harvard University study on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In 2018

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Manuel Olivencia, Spanish lawyer, economist, and diplomat died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 2018 death of rick Hall, American record producer, songwriter, and music publisher  

Jan 02   Thomas S. Monson, American religious leader and writer died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Radha Viswanathan, Indian vocalist and classical dancer died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Colin Brumby, Australian composer died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Aharon Appelfeld, Ukrainian-Israeli writer died in the year 2018.  

Jan 04   Ray Thomas, English musician died in the year 2018.  

Jan 05   Antonio Angelillo, Italian-Argentine footballer died on this day in history.  

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