Historical Events In 2018
Monday, 21 September 2020
Jun 28 On this day in history fire starts on Winter Hill on Lancashire moorland, England, lit by arson
Jun 28 In the year 2018 lone gunman attacks offices of Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, killing nine
Jun 28 On this day in history power company uncovers Neolithic wooden trackway 2,300 years old in Suffolk, England. One of the largest archaeological digs in Europe at 16,000 square meters
Jun 29 Drake releases his fifth studio album "Scorpion", a double album with 25 tracks on this day in history.
Jun 30 FIFA World Cup: Kylian Mbappé (19) becomes only 2nd teenager (Pelé 1st 1958) to score twice in a world cup match as France eliminate Argentina 4-3 in Kazan in the year 2018.
Jun 30 On this day in history march of the Flowers in Managua, Nicaragua, commemorating youth killed under government crackdown turns violent with 1 person killed and eight injured
Jun 30 Two members of the public confirmed poisoned by Novichok nerve, a women later dies, in Wiltshire, England in the year 2018.
Jul 01 Canada's retaliatory tariffs against the US's steel tariffs take effect, 25% on some steel, 10% on 250 other goods on this day in history.
Jul 01 Colombia's Chiribiquete National Park declared a world heritage site by the UN on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 2018 french gangster Redoine Faid escapes the Sud-Francilien prison in Réau, France by helicopter
Jul 01 Mexician General election: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador elected President of Mexico on this day in history.
Jul 01 Nationwide protests over Trump administration immigration policies in the US in the year 2018.
Jul 01 NBA super star LeBron James agrees to a 4-year $154m deal with the LA Lakers, moving from Cleveland Cavaliers in the year 2018.
Jul 01 Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala in India killing 18 (as of February 2020) people in the year 2018.
Jul 01 In the year 2018 pGA Women's Championship, Kemper Lakes GC: Park Sung-hyun of South Korea wins in a playoff with Nasa Hataoka & Ryu So-yeon
Jul 01 Suicide bombing targeting Sikh community kills at least 19 people in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history uS Open Seniors Golf, Broadmoor GC: David Toms wins by 1 stroke from Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Jerry Kelly & Tim Petrovic
Jul 02 270,000 people now displaced by fighting in south-western Syria says UN since assault on rebel-held area two weeks ago in the year 2018.
Jul 02 British divers discover 12 boys and their coach alive in Tham Luang Nang Non cave, Thailand after being trapped for 9 days by monsoon flooding in the year 2018.
Jul 02 In the year 2018 singers Cheryl and Liam Payne announce they are splitting up after two years
Jul 03 Australian cricket batsman Aaron Finch breaks his own T20 International record smashing 172 from 76 balls vs Zimbabwe in Harare, opening stand with D'Arcy Short (223) also a record in the year 2018.
Jul 03 On this day in history cardi B becomes first female rapper to get two number one US Billboard hits, with "I Like It" with Bad Bunny and J Balvin
Jul 03 Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is arrested on corruption charges, accused of stealing 700 million from state development fund 1MDB on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 2018 french President Emmanuel Macron visits the New Afrika Shrine nightclub in Lagos during his two-day tour of Nigeria
Jul 03 On this day in history souad Abderrahim is elected the first female mayor of Tunis, Tunisia
Jul 03 In the year 2018 uS Justice and Education Departments rescind Obama affirmative action policies in college admissions
Jul 03 In the year 2018 worst monsoon rains in decades swamp Lahore, Pakistan, killing 6
Jul 04 In the year 2018 chinese technology company Baidu announces it has begun mass production of self-driving buses, the 14-seat Apolong
Jul 04 Hong Kong'stop court rules same-sex couples entitled to equal visa rights in landmark case on this day in history.
Jul 04 Wildfire in Yolo county, California, grows to 82,700 acres with 2,800 fire fighters battling the blaze on this day in history.
Jul 05 At least 24 killed in explosions at pyrotechnics workshops in Tultepec, Mexico in the year 2018.
Jul 05 English rapper Stormzy announces partnership with Penguin Books, an imprint called #Merky Books on this day in history.
Jul 05 Heatwave in southern Quebec, Canada, kills 33 in the year 2018.
Jul 05 Lithuania becomes the 36th member of the OECD in the year 2018.