Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 13 May 2021
Aug 16 In the year 2018 world's first floating dairy farm opens in Merwehaven harbour, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, with 40 cows milked by robots
Aug 18 On this day in history archaeologists confirm first-ever cheese found from Ancient Egypt 3,200 years old in tomb of Ptahmes, mayor of Memphis
Aug 18 Australian mare Winx wins her Australasian record 26th consecutive race, the re-named Winx Stakes at Royal Randwick in Sydney; 19th Group One win for thoroughbreds on this day in history.
Aug 18 Indian actress Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas confirm their engagement with engagement party in Mumbai, India More >> on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 2018 september 2 - The 2018 Asian Games are held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia.
Aug 19 Limerick wins All Ireland Hurling Championship for first time in 45 years with a 3-16 to 2-18 win over defending champions Galway at Croke Park, Dublin on this day in history.
Aug 19 Monsoon rains finally ease in Kerala State, India, with flooding taking 350 lives with 200,000 in relief camps on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 2018 novak Đoković beats Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Cincinnati Masters to become the first player to win all 9 Masters 1,000 tennis tournaments since the series started in 1990
Aug 19 In the year 2018 rudy Giuliani , US President Trump's lawyer claims in interview with NBC Chuck Todd that "truth isn't truth"
Aug 19 In the year 2018 two more earthquakes hit Lombok in Indonesia killing 14 two weeks after previous earthquakes
Aug 19 On this day in history weinstein accuser Asia Argento is alleged to have sexually assaulted a 17-year old in article by "The New York Times"
Aug 20 On this day in history colorado man Christopher Lee Watts is charged with the murder of his wife and two daughters
Aug 20 Measles cases reach record high in Europe with 41,000 infected first six months of 2018 with 37 deaths according to WHO in the year 2018.
Aug 20 On this day in history polish immigrant and former volunteer Nazi guard Jakiw Palij (95) is deported from the US in New York to Germany
Aug 20 On this day in history pope Francis releases letter to all Catholics condemning sexual abuse atrocities and clerical cover-ups "We showed no care for the little ones; we abandoned them"
Aug 20 Venezuela issues new currency the "Bolivar Soberano" in attempt to stop runaway hyperinflation in the year 2018.
Aug 21 Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull calls for and wins a leadership vote 43-35 over Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on this day in history.
Aug 21 Californian Representative Duncan Hunter indicted for using campaign funds for personal expenses including holidays and flight for a pet rabbit in the year 2018.
Aug 21 Michael Cohen, President Trump 's personal lawyer, pleads guilty to charges including illegal payment at direction of Trump to women Trump had affairs with in the year 2018.
Aug 21 Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, is convicted on eight counts of fraud in a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia on this day in history.
Aug 21 Water-ice first detected on the Moon by India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft (2008-9) in findings published by scientists on this day in history.
Aug 22 Australia's House of Representatives is closed down early because of the Liberal Party leadership battle in the year 2018.
Aug 22 Discovery of a bone of a 90,000 hybrid human, half Neanderthal, half Denisovan from Anuy River, Siberia published in "Nature" in the year 2018.
Aug 22 In the year 2018 forbes say George Clooney made more money in a single year ($239 million) than any actor ever ($239m), due to sale of alcohol company, followed by Dwayne Johnson ($124m)
Aug 22 On this day in history longest ever bull market for Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index at 3,453 days (using 19.9 percent decline in 1990 as the start, usually 20%)
Aug 23 Ecuador withdraws from ALBA on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 2018 tenor Plácido Domingo sings his 150th opera role in Bizet ’s “The Pearl Fishers” at the Salzburg Festival, Austria
Aug 24 In the year 2018 aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler sends cease-and-desist letter to President Trump demanding he stop using the band's songs at rallies
Aug 24 In the year 2018 french Open Tennis bans Serena Williams ' black Nike catsuit from future tournaments citing 'respect for the game and the place'
Aug 24 In the year 2018 scott Morrison becomes Prime Minister of Australia after defeating Peter Dutton in a leadership spill, replacing Malcolm Turnbull
Aug 24 In the year 2018 scott Morrison succeeds Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister of Australia following a Liberal Party leadership ballot.
Aug 25 On this day in history afghan Islamic State leader Abu Saad Erhabi and 10 others killed in an air strike in province of Nangarhar, Afghanistan
Aug 26 In the year 2018 archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, former US Vatican Ambassador, claims Pope Francis knew of and ignored sex abuse allegations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick
Aug 26 In the year 2018 australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop resigns after losing Liberal Party leadership contest