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Historical Events In 2018

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Jan 11   In China's first significant #MeToo moment Beihang University in Beijing fires a professor for sexual misconduct on this day in history.  

Jan 11   US President Trump causes worldwide controversy when it is reported he called African countries "shitholes" during immigration meeting in the year 2018.  

Jan 11   YouTube issues sanctions against vlogger Logan Paul after he posted footage of suicide victim's body in Japan in December on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 2018 actor Mark Wahlberg donates his $1.5m reshoot fee "All the Money in the World" to "Time's Up" movement after revelation co-star Michelle Williams only paid $1000  

Jan 13   In the year 2018 chelsea Manning, former soldier responsible for Wikileaks announces her bid to run for US Senate  

Jan 13   On this day in history early-morning ballistic missile alert sent across Hawaii in error, revoked after 38 minutes  

Jan 13   On this day in history the killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud in a fake encounter staged by the police officer Rao Anwar in Karachi, Pakistan sparked countrywide protests against extrajudicial killings. The Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (Pashtun Protection Movement), led by Manzoor Pashteen, launched a campaign to seek justice for Naqeebullah Mehsud.  

Jan 15   In the year 2018 fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber are suspended from magazines including Vogue, after allegations of sexual harassment in "The New York Times"  

Jan 15   On this day in history operation in El Junquito, Venezuela, to capture terrorist group including Oscar Pérez, accused of mounting a coup, ends in 4 deaths  

Jan 15   On this day in history pope Francis arrives in Chile for a three-day visit amid child sexual abuse claims against church clergy  

Jan 15   On this day in history protests against the current government turn violent in Tunis, Tunisia marking the seventh anniversary of the revolution  

Jan 15   In the year 2018 romanian Social Democrat (PSD) Prime Minister Mihai Tudose resigns after 7 months in office  

Jan 15   US Gynmnast Simone Biles says she is one of more than 130 women sexually abused by former team doctor Larry Nassar in the year 2018.  

Jan 18   On this day in history brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira rides the largest-ever wave by a female surfer at 20.72 m (68 ft) at Praia do Norte in Nazaréin, Portugal  

Jan 18   First drone rescue of swimmers by lifeguards in New South Wales, Australia on this day in history.  

Jan 20   The United States government enters a federal government shutdown as a result of a dispute over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in the year 2018.  

Jan 20   On this day in history turkey, led by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, announces the beginning of a military offensive to capture a portion of northern Syria from Kurdish forces, amidst the ongoing Kurdish–Turkish conflict.  

Jan 21   On this day in history aFC Championship, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough: New England Patriots beat Jacksonville Jaguars, 24-20  

Jan 21   Gambian Dictator Yahya Jammeh finally concedes office and leaves Gambia 2 months after losing the presidential election on this day in history.  

Jan 21   NFC Championship, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota Vikings, 38-7 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history new Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins has 44 points, 24 rebounds & 10 assists in 132-128 double-OT win over Chicago Bulls; 1st player since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1972) with 40+ points, 20+ rebounds & 10+ assists  

Jan 22   On this day in history uS government ends three-day shutdown after an agreement in Congress to extend funding  

Jan 23   Chinese researchers report they have cloned two monkeys, using the same technology as Dolly the Sheep on this day in history.  

Jan 23   LeBron James becomes the 7th and youngest (33 years 24 days) to reach the 30,000 NBA point milestone during 114-102 loss to San Antonio Spurs in the year 2018.  

Jan 23   Singer Neil Diamond retires after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in the year 2018.  

Jan 23   Twelve camels disqualified from the King Abdulaziz Camel beauty contest, Saudi Arabia after their owners used botox on their lips in the year 2018.  

Jan 24   Former US Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar found guilty of molesting over 150 girls, sentenced up to 175 years in prison in the year 2018.  

Jan 24   On this day in history scientists in China report in the journal Cell the creation of the first monkey clones using somatic cell nuclear transfer, named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua.  

Jan 24   UK charity Presidents Club forced to close after revelations of sexual harassment at event revealed by the "Financial Times" on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Doomsday clock moved by 30 seconds to 2 minutes to midnight by Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, closest since 1950s in the year 2018.  

Jan 25   In the year 2018 nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi asked "are there any bookshops in Nigeria?" in controversial French interview  

Jan 26   In the year 2018 residents left without heat in -27C in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan after boiler breaks in main power station  

Jan 27   Australian Open Women's Tennis: Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep 7-6, 3-6, 6-4 to win her first Grand Slam title in the year 2018.  

Jan 27   On this day in history bomb in an ambulance kills over 100 people in Kabul, Taliban claim responsibility  

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Famous Deaths In 2018

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 2018 death of manuel Olivencia, Spanish lawyer, economist, and diplomat  

Jan 02   Rick Hall, American record producer, songwriter, and music publisher died on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Thomas S. Monson, American religious leader and writer died in the year 2018.  

Jan 02   In the year 2018 death of radha Viswanathan, Indian vocalist and classical dancer  

Jan 03   Colin Brumby, Australian composer died in the year 2018.  

Jan 04   In the year 2018 death of aharon Appelfeld, Ukrainian-Israeli writer  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of ray Thomas, English musician  

Jan 05   Antonio Angelillo, Italian-Argentine footballer died in the year 2018.  

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