Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Jul 05 Saleswomen in Kerala, India, win right to sit down and take toilet breaks in new amendment to law on this day in history.
Jul 05 The 2018 North American heat wave takes place, killing 33 people in the Canadian province of Quebec in the year 2018.
Jul 05 US Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt resigns amid allegations of misconduct on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 2018 floods and landslides begin in south-western Japan, killing at least 200 people with more missing. Evacuation orders for nearly 2 million.
Jul 06 Former Aum Shinrikyo leader Shoko Asahara and six other main members of Aum Shinrikyo, who led the 1995 Tokyo subway sarin attack, are executed by hanging on this day in history.
Jul 06 On this day in history iranian instagram star Maedeh Hojabri confesses on state TV for posting videos of her dancing
Jul 06 In the year 2018 paraguay has eliminated malaria in announcement by the World Health organization
Jul 06 Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosário of Mozambique sacks the board of Lam Airlines after he is left stranded when a plane runs out of fuel on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 2018 u.S. tariffs on US$ 34 billion of Chinese goods come into effect, as President Trump suggests the final total could reach $550bn. China accuses the U.S. of starting the "largest trade war in economic history" and announces immediate retaliatory tariffs.
Jul 08 On this day in history british Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns in a stand against Theresa May's new softer Brexit policy
Jul 08 In the year 2018 eritrea and Ethiopia announce re-establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries after almost 20 years in Asmara, Eritrea
Jul 08 In the year 2018 four boys are the first to be rescued after 16 days, from Tham Luang cave, Thailand, by Thai and international rescue team
Jul 08 In the year 2018 south Korean golfer Sei Young Ki breaks LPGA 72-hole scoring record with 31 under-par 257, also first to better -30, in winning Thornberry Creek Classic
Jul 09 On this day in history 4 more boys are rescued from Tham Luang Nang Non cave, Thailand after being trapped there with 8 others and their coach for 17 days by monsoon flooding (4 boys and their coach remain)
Jul 09 On this day in history bright pink is the world's oldest biological colour according to scientists, produced by tiny cyanobacteria in 1.1bn-year-old marine shale rock from Taoudeni basin, Mauritania
Jul 09 In the year 2018 eritrea and Ethiopia officially declare an end to their twenty-year conflict.
Jul 09 Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed offically end the "no war, no peace" peace deal made in 2000 in Eritrea's capital, Asmara on this day in history.
Jul 09 In the year 2018 hedge fund billionaire David Tepper buys Carolina Panthers for an NFL record $2.275 billion
Jul 09 Jeremy Hunt becomes UK Foreign Secretary after Boris Johnson 's resignation in the year 2018.
Jul 09 Train derailment kills 24 in the Turkish province of Tekirdag in the year 2018.
Jul 09 UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns after Theresa May takes a softer Brexit stance in the year 2018.
Jul 09 In the year 2018 uS coffee company Starbucks announces it will stop using plastic straws by 2020, reducing use of more than 1 billion straws a year
Jul 09 On this day in history uS President Trump names Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee
Jul 10 Drake surpasses The Beatles record of most singles in Billboard Hot One 100 with seven against their five from his album "Scorpion" in the year 2018.
Jul 10 Original sketch of Winnie-the-Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood by EH Shepard sells for £430,000 in London, record price for a book illustration on this day in history.
Jul 10 On this day in history real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian champions Juventus in a deal worth £99.2m, becoming one of the four most expensive players of all time
Jul 10 On this day in history the final 4 boys and their coach are rescued from Tham Luang Nang Non cave, Thailand after being trapped there for 18 days by monsoon flooding
Jul 10 Twelve boys and their football coach are successfully rescued from the flooded Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Thailand, following a 17-day ordeal that gained worldwide attention on this day in history.
Jul 11 Oldest stone tools outside Africa discovered in Lantian country, western China, estimated 2.12 million years old made by hominins on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 2018 the 2018 Brussels NATO summit is held in Belgium.
Jul 12 "Misson: Impossible - Fallout", directed by Christopher McQuarrie and starring Tom Cruise , Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson, premieres in Paris in the year 2018.
Jul 12 Chemical plant explosion in Jiangan County, Sichuan Province, China, kills at least 19 in the year 2018.
Jul 12 On this day in history republic of Ireland will be the first country to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies after passing legislation in parliament
Jul 12 Sandra Oh is the first woman to be nominated for an Emmy award in a leading role for "Killing Eve" in the year 2018.