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Historical Events In 2018

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Oct 08   Nobel prize for Economics awarded to William Nordhaus for climate change and Paul Romer for endogenous growth theory in the year 2018.  

Oct 08   The IPCC releases its Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC, warning that "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" are needed to ensure that global warming is kept below 1.5 °C in the year 2018.  

Oct 09   On this day in history president Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley says she is resigning at the end of the year  

Oct 10   Flash floods kills at least 10 in Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, Majorca, Spain on this day in history.  

Oct 10   On this day in history hurricane Michael makes landfall at Mexico Beach, Florida, with winds of 155 mph and a minimum pressure of 919 mbar. It is the most intense hurricane to hit the mainland United States since Camille in 1969.  

Oct 10   On this day in history hurricane Michael makes landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as a category 4 hurricane with winds of 155 mph (250 km/h), going on to kill 27, having killed 15 in Central America  

Oct 11   On this day in history russian Soyuz spacecraft makes emergency landing when rocket fails two minutes after liftoff, with American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut aboard  

Oct 11   World's new longest flight flies from Singapore to Newark Airport, New Jersey takes 17 hours 52 mins on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 2018 20 year old Russian Evgeni Malkin scores in the 1st period to become the first NHL player in 89 years with goals in his first 6 games as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Kings, 4-3 in Los Angeles  

Oct 12   On this day in history banksy work "Girl With Balloon" automatically shreds moments after being sold for 1 million pounds in London, re-named "Love is in the Bin"  

Oct 12   On this day in history uS air strike in central Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab militants  

Oct 13   Oldest known human remains from Poland at 115,000 years from revealed to be Neanderthal child from Ciemna Cave eaten by a large bird in the year 2018.  

Oct 13   Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for alleged sexual abuse of minors in the year 2018.  

Oct 14   Afghan batsman Hazratullah Zazai becomes only the 6th player in cricket history (3rd in T20) to hit 6-sixes in an over; scores 62 in 17 balls in Kabul Zwanan loss v Balkh Legends in Afghanistan Premier League on this day in history.  

Oct 14   On this day in history flash floods in Aude region, France kill at least 10 people  

Oct 15   In the year 2018 american retailer Sears files for bankruptcy  

Oct 15   At least 180,000 migrants driven out of Anglo and back into the Democratic Republic of Congo on this day in history.  

Oct 15   Caravan of up to 4,000 Central American migrants that started in Honduras reaches Guatemala, heading for Mexico and the US in the year 2018.  

Oct 15   On this day in history indian minister and editor MJ Akbar files a defamation case after being accused of sexual harassment by multiple women in #MeToo case  

Oct 16   Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex begin their first royal tour visiting Australia and New Zealand on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 2018 canada legalises the sale and use of cannabis, becoming the second country in the world to do so, after Uruguay in 2013.  

Oct 16   In the year 2018 chairman of China's Xinjiang’s government defends its detention camps for Uighur Muslims saying they provided “vocational education and training”  

Oct 16   Man Booker Prize is won by Anna Burns' "Milkman", the first winner from Northern Ireland on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman denies knowledge of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi according to President Trump on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Australian state of Queensland decriminalizes abortion in the year 2018.  

Oct 17   In the year 2018 big Bird and Oscar the Grouch puppeteer Caroll Spinney leaves "Sesame Street" after 50 years  

Oct 17   On this day in history canada legalizes the sale of recreational cannabis, the second country after Uruguay  

Oct 17   India's junior foreign minister MJ Akbar is highest official to resign in #MeToo case after sexual harassment accusations by numerous women on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 2018 student shoots and detonates a bomb killing 20 with 40 injured at Kerch polytechnic college, Crimea  

Oct 17   On this day in history the revived "The Connors" debuts on ABC TV starring Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf and John Goodman , without fired former star Roseanne Barr  

Oct 19   "Halloween" film reboot starring Jamie Curtis makes a record $77m for a horror film with a female lead, biggest debut any film with female lead over 55 in US in the year 2018.  

Oct 19   On this day in history at least 59 people are killed and at least 100 injured when a train runs through a crowd at a Hindu festival in Punjab, India.  

Oct 19   In the year 2018 the unmanned European-Japanese spacecraft BepiColombo is launched on a seven-year journey to Mercury.  

Oct 20   12,000 year old fossil called "Luzia", oldest known fossil in South America announced found mostly intact after devastating fire at Brazil's National Museum in the year 2018.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 2018 death of rick Hall, American record producer, songwriter, and music publisher  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of thomas S. Monson, American religious leader and writer  

Jan 02   Radha Viswanathan, Indian vocalist and classical dancer died in the year 2018.  

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

Jan 04   Aharon Appelfeld, Ukrainian-Israeli writer died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Ray Thomas, English musician died in the year 2018.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of antonio Angelillo, Italian-Argentine footballer  

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