Historical Events In 2018
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Jul 12 On this day in history uS President Trump arrives in the UK for a four-day visit amid protests
Jul 12 World's longest fingernails cut off; Shridhar Chillal's nails measured 909.6cm after growing for 66 years in the year 2018.
Jul 13 Actress Scarlett Johansson withdraws from a transgender film role after criticism of her casting in the year 2018.
Jul 13 Chelsea FC sacks high profile manager Antonio Conte despite winning 2016-17 EPL and 2018 FA Cup, replaced by ex-Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri on this day in history.
Jul 13 Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay record $4.7 billion in damages in talc cancer case by jury in US state of Missouri in the year 2018.
Jul 13 In the year 2018 kevin Anderson of South Africa beats American John Isner 7-6, 6-7, 6-7, 6-4, 26-24 in the longest (6 hours 36 mins) semi final in Wimbledon history
Jul 13 Large protests in London against US President Trump featuring Trump-like baby blimp as President Trump meets Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle in the year 2018.
Jul 13 In the year 2018 outline of 5,000 year-old henge discovered at New Grange, Ireland through drought and drone footage
Jul 13 On this day in history suicide bombing in Baluchistan, Pakistan, targeting election campaign event kills 128, Islamic State claims responsibility
Jul 13 US Department of Justice charges 12 Russian intelligence officers with cyber-attacks against Democratic officials during 2016 US election on this day in history.
Jul 14 In the year 2018 civilians killed in Afghan war reaches record high with 1,692 killed in first six months of 2018 says UN
Jul 14 Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigns after violent protests against fuel price rises on this day in history.
Jul 14 On this day in history huge iceberg looming over Innaarsuit village, western Greenland prompts evacations in case it calves
Jul 14 More than 300 people now reported killed in protests against government of President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua on this day in history.
Jul 14 Russian covert agent Maria Butina arrested by the FBI in Washington, D.C.., charged with being unregistered foreign agent in the year 2018.
Jul 14 US President Trump calls the EU a "trade foe" in interview with CBS ahead of meeting with Russian President Putin on this day in history.
Jul 14 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Angelique Kerber becomes the first German since Steffi Graf (1996) to win Wimbledon beating Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3 in the year 2018.
Jul 15 In the year 2018 8-year-old girl finds pre-Viking-era sword in Vidostern lake, Sweden, internet proclaims her Queen of Sweden
Jul 15 In the year 2018 fIFA World Cup Final: Former captain Didier Deschamps becomes only the third man to win the event as a player and coach as France beats Croatia 4-2 in Moscow
Jul 15 Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao stops WBA welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse in 7 in Kuala Lumpur for his first knockout in 9 years and 60th career victory in the year 2018.
Jul 15 In the year 2018 senior Players Championship, Exmoor CC: Fijian Vijay Singh wins in a playoff with Jeff Maggert
Jul 15 On this day in history wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his 4th Wimbledon title beating South African Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6
Jul 16 12 new moons discovered orbiting Jupiter bringing planet's moon total to 79, by scientists at Carnegie Institution for Science in the year 2018.
Jul 16 Historic cemetery (1878-1911) announced discovered near Houston, Texas, containing 95 remains though to be African Americans forced into labour in the year 2018.
Jul 16 In the year 2018 uS President Donald Trump appears to accept the word of Russian President Vladimir Putin over US intelligence services about Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, in an interview after the two leader's Helsinki Summit
Jul 17 89th MLB All Star Game, Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.: AL beats NL 8-6, the teams combining for a record 10 home runs accounting for 13 of the 14 total runs on this day in history.
Jul 17 Australian basketball center Liz Cambage scores 53 points as the Dallas Wings beat the NY Liberty 104-87 to set new WNBA single game scoring record in the year 2018.
Jul 17 Barack Obama gives speech honoring Nelson Mandela and warning of "strongman politics" in Johannesburg, South Africa on this day in history.
Jul 17 Bloomberg estimates NFL made $14 billion in revenue in 2017, distributing a record $8.1 billion to the league's 32 teams, $255m each on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 2018 oldest evidence of bread, made from wild grains, discovered by archaeologists in 14,000 year-old dig in the Black Desert, Jordon
Jul 17 In the year 2018 the EU–Japan Economic Partnership Agreement is signed, the world's largest bilateral free trade deal, creating an open trade zone covering nearly one-third of global GDP.
Jul 18 44 Forest fires in Sweden as far north as the Arctic Circle prompt Swedish government to request extra assistance, with drought and warm weather to blame on this day in history.
Jul 18 On this day in history cliff Richard wins privacy case against the BBC, for reporting he was being investigated over historic child sexual assaults
Jul 18 In the year 2018 elon Musk apologises for calling British caver diver in Thai rescue "pedo guy" after widespread criticism and fall in Tesla stock price