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Historical Events In 2018

Friday, 18 September 2020

Jul 25   Liquid lake found on Mars under its South Pole by European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter reported in "Science" in the year 2018.  

Jul 25   In the year 2018 multiple suicide bombings and attacks by the Islamic State in Sweida and surrounding areas of Syria kill more than 200  

Jul 25   Pakistan general election: former cricketer Imran Khan wins most votes but not majority after vote marred by violence and bomb that kills 31 people on this day in history.  

Jul 25   On this day in history scientists report the presence of a subglacial lake on Mars, 1.5 km (0.93 mi) below the southern polar ice cap and extending sideways about 20 km (12 mi), the first known body of water on the planet.  

Jul 25   Somalia’s attorney general announces country's first prosecution of female genital mutilation after death of a 10-year-old girl on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Authorities in Stung Treng province, Cambodia, evacuate 25,000 below collapsed Laos dam as waters rise in the year 2018.  

Jul 26   In the year 2018 facebook has the single worst day of any public company on the stock market - losing 19% or $119 billion market value  

Jul 26   In the year 2018 heavy wildfires in Greece leave 87 dead and more than a hundred buildings destroyed.  

Jul 26   Observation of a black hole by The Very Large Telescope in Chile proves Albert Einstein 's prediction of "gravitational redshift", published in "Journal Astronomy & Astrophysics" on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 2018 over 700 immigrant children still separated from their parents in the US as court-imposed deadline to reunite them passes  

Jul 26   Sir Paul McCartney performs a secret gig at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, where the Beatles began on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 2018 the share price of Facebook drops by almost 20 percent after the company warns investors that user growth has slowed following the data leak scandal. Over $109 billion is wiped from its market value, the largest single day loss in corporate history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history cBS Chairman Leslie Moonves is acussed of sexual misconduct in the "New Yorker" by Ronan Farrow  

Jul 27   In the year 2018 the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century occurs,  

Jul 28   Carr Fire reaches Redding, California, with death toll at 5 having burnt 80,000 acres on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history longest "blood moon" eclipse of the 21st century, lasting 1 hour 43 minutes  

Jul 29   On this day in history 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes island of Lombok, Indonesia, killing at least 14  

Jul 29   British Open Senior Golf, St. Andrews: Spaniard Miguel Ángel Jiménez wins by 1 shot from defending champion Bernhard Langer of Germany in the year 2018.  

Jul 29   Chipper Jones, Alan Trammell, Trevor Hoffman, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome and Jack Morris are inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY in the year 2018.  

Jul 29   Demonstrations calling for safer road by students begin in Dhaka, Bangladesh in the year 2018.  

Jul 29   Ethiopian state funeral for murdered dam engineer Simegnew Bekele in Addis Ababa prompts unrest on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Hun Sen's Cambodian People’s Party Hun Sen claims to have won all 125 seats in country's general election with widespread criticism of a sham vote on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Palestinian teenage activist Ahed Tamimi released from prison after eight months in the year 2018.  

Jul 29   Tour de France: Geraint Thomas becomes the first Welshman and only 3rd Briton to win the Tour; beats Dutchman Tom Dumoulin by 1' 51"; Peter Sagan wins green points jersey in the year 2018.  

Jul 30   Australian Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns after being convicted of concealing sexual abuse in the year 2018.  

Jul 30   In the year 2018 british Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt mistakenly calls his Chinese-born wife "Japanese" in meeting with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing  

Jul 30   Four million people excluded from Assam National Register of Citizens in India prompts fears of deportation, loss of citizenship on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Official Malaysian investigation into the disappearance of Flight 370 is unable to determine what happened in the year 2018.  

Jul 31   Actor Alan Alda reveals he has had Parkinson's disease for 3 years, in interview with CBS"s "This Morning" on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Aeroméxico flight 2431 crash lands in Durango, Mexico, all 103 on board survive on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 2018 facebook discloses and removes Russian-linked network of sites attempting to interfere in American politics  

Jul 31   In the year 2018 rihanna becomes the first black woman to appear on the cover of British Vogue's September issue  

Aug 01   Australian Rugby League's 'Immortals' tally moves to 13 as pre-War stars Dally Messenger, Frank Burge & Dave Brown along with latter day giants Norm Provan & Mal Meninga are added in the year 2018.  

Aug 01   In the year 2018 kivu Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of the Congo & Uganda killing 2,268 (as of 16 March 2020) people  

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Famous Deaths In 2018

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Manuel Olivencia, Spanish lawyer, economist, and diplomat died in the year 2018.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of radha Viswanathan, Indian vocalist and classical dancer  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of colin Brumby, Australian composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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