Historical Events In 2018
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
May 21 Truckers begin a 10 strike in Brazil, blocking roads in protest at the price of diesel leading to country-wide shortages on this day in history.
May 21 US Justice Department says it is expanding its internal investigation into whether FBI infiltrated Donald Trump 's 2016 campaign in the year 2018.
May 22 In the year 2018 australian court finds Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson guilty of covering up sexual abuse in 1970s, most senior Catholic priest to be convicted
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 On this day in history 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
May 24 Actor Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment by several women in CNN report on this day in history.
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 On this day in history bangladeshi police reported to have shot 52 suspected drug traffickers in anti-narcotics crackdown in 10 days
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 on this day in history.
May 24 US President Donald Trump cancels summit with North and South Korea because of hostile statements from North Korea in the year 2018.
May 24 US President Trump posthumously pardons boxer Jack Johnson for racially orientated criminal conviction - transporting a white woman across state lines on this day in history.
May 24 US President Trump signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act easing financial regulations and reducing oversight for banks on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 2018 world's largest cat-proof fence (44km) completed at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary, central Australia to protest endangered species
May 25 In the year 2018 a constitutional referendum on whether to repeal the ban on abortion in Ireland takes place,
May 25 On this day in history barbados elects its first female Prime Minister Mia Mottley, who leads the Barbados Labour Party to victory
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 2018.
May 27 Italian PM-designate Giuseppe Conte gives up attempt to form coalition government after President Sergio Matarella vetoes his choice of economy minister in the year 2018.
May 27 In the year 2018 oil workers for Brazilian state oil company Petrobrás join the truckers' national strike
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 In the year 2018 coco-Cola launches its first alcoholic drink - Lemon-Do on island of Kyushu, Japan
May 28 In the year 2018 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 On this day in history aBC TV network cancels TV comedy "Roseanne" after its star Roseanne Barr posts a racist tweet
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.