Historical Events In 2018
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Jun 14 July 15 - The 2018 FIFA World Cup is held in Russia on this day in history.
Jun 14 Malaysia's national debt reassessed at $250 billion, up from previous estimate $170 billion, 80% of gross domestic product in the year 2018.
Jun 14 In the year 2018 uS government confirms 1500 boys being held separated from their parents in Casa Padre, shelter facility for illegal immigrants in a former Walmart in Brownsville, Texas
Jun 14 US Justice Department concludes James Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of Hilliary Clinton investigation in 2016 on this day in history.
Jun 15 In the year 2018 glasgow School of Art, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh burns down, four years after a previous fire
Jun 15 In the year 2018 physicist Stephen Hawking 's ashes are interred in Westminster Abbey, London, between the remains of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin
Jun 15 On this day in history theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged with fraud over company's blood tests
Jun 15 World Cup: Portugal 3. Spain 3 - Cristiano Renaldo scores hat-trick - 4th player to score in 4 different WC's - 1st to score in 8 consecutive major tournaments in the year 2018.
Jun 16 Beyoncé and Jay-Z release their joint album "Everything is Love" in the year 2018.
Jun 16 Seventeen people die in Caracas, Venezuela following the El Paraíso stampede after a tear gas canister is detonated in a crowded club on this day in history.
Jun 16 Two suicide bombers attack Damboa in Borno state, Nigeria, killing at least 31 people in the year 2018.
Jun 16 In the year 2018 world Cup: Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology is used for the first time, awarding France a penalty in 2-1 win over Australia in Kazan
Jun 17 "The Incredibles 2" sets a box office record for an animated release, earning $180 million its opening weekend on this day in history.
Jun 17 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race: Ex-F1 world champion Fernando Alonso teams with Kazuki Nakajima & Sébastien Buemi to win for Toyota Gazoo Racing on this day in history.
Jun 17 Historic deal signed between Greece and Macedonia to end dispute over Macedonia's name - changing to North Macedonia in the year 2018.
Jun 17 Ivan Duque is elected President of Columbia in the year 2018.
Jun 17 US Open Golf, Shinnecock Hills GC: Brooks Koepka wins by 1 from Tommy Fleetwood for first back-to-back Open titles since 1988-89 (Curtis Strange) on this day in history.
Jun 17 World electric speed record broken by Jaguar Vector V20E in battery-powered boat at 88.61 mph (142.60 kph) Coniston Water, English Lake District on this day in history.
Jun 18 In the year 2018 ferry sinks on Lake Toba in Sumatra, Indonesia, with 193 suspected dead
Jun 18 President Trump orders US military to set up sixth branch of the military - a space force in the year 2018.
Jun 19 Canada becomes the first major industrialised country to legalise cannabis for recreational use. The Bill which legalises cannabis took effect on October 17 on this day in history.
Jun 19 In the year 2018 canada's Senate votes to legalize recreational marijuana use, first major economy to do so
Jun 19 England smash the highest score (481/6) in one day international cricket history in a 242 run defeat of Australia (239) at Trent Bridge on this day in history.
Jun 19 General Electric is dropped form the Dow Jones Index, the last original member from 1907 in the year 2018.
Jun 19 In the year 2018 the United States announces it will withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Jun 20 Algeria turns off its internet to stop students cheating during exams on this day in history.
Jun 20 FIFA World Cup: Portugal superstar Cristiano Renaldo heads a goal against Morocco to become the all-time leading European goalscorer (85) in international competition on this day in history.
Jun 20 Hungarian government passes legislation that criminalizes aiding undocumented migrants on this day in history.
Jun 20 US ambassador Nikki Haley announces the US is leaving the UN Human Rights Council in the year 2018.
Jun 20 US President Trump signs Executive Order ending family separation at the border for illegal immigrants in the year 2018.
Jun 21 EU imposes tariffs on US goods worth $3.2 billion in response to US tariffs on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 2018 new Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden becomes the second world leader to give birth in office, to a daughter
Jun 21 In the year 2018 sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , is charged with fraud
Jun 22 On this day in history comedian John Oliver is blocked on Chinese social media after parody of Chinese leader Xi Jinping