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