Historical Events In 2018
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Oct 08 Nobel prize for Economics awarded to William Nordhaus for climate change and Paul Romer for endogenous growth theory on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 2018 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.
Oct 09 President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley says she is resigning at the end of the year on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history flash floods kills at least 10 in Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, Majorca, Spain
Oct 10 In the year 2018 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 Russian Soyuz spacecraft makes emergency landing when rocket fails two minutes after liftoff, with American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut aboard on this day in history.
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 Banksy work "Girl With Balloon" automatically shreds moments after being sold for 1 million pounds in London, re-named "Love is in the Bin" on this day in history.
Oct 12 US air strike in central Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab militants on this day in history.
Oct 13 In the year 2018 oldest known human remains from Poland at 115,000 years from revealed to be Neanderthal child from Ciemna Cave eaten by a large bird
Oct 13 Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for alleged sexual abuse of minors on this day in history.
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 in the year 2018.
Oct 14 Flash floods in Aude region, France kill at least 10 people on this day in history.
Oct 15 American retailer Sears files for bankruptcy in the year 2018.
Oct 15 At least 180,000 migrants driven out of Anglo and back into the Democratic Republic of Congo in the year 2018.
Oct 15 Caravan of up to 4,000 Central American migrants that started in Honduras reaches Guatemala, heading for Mexico and the US on this day in history.
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 In the year 2018 britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex begin their first royal tour visiting Australia and New Zealand
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 2018.
Oct 16 In the year 2018 saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman denies knowledge of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi according to President Trump
Oct 17 On this day in history australian state of Queensland decriminalizes abortion
Oct 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 2018 india's junior foreign minister MJ Akbar is highest official to resign in #MeToo case after sexual harassment accusations by numerous women
Oct 17 Student shoots and detonates a bomb killing 20 with 40 injured at Kerch polytechnic college, Crimea on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 2018.
Oct 19 In the year 2018 the unmanned European-Japanese spacecraft BepiColombo is launched on a seven-year journey to Mercury.
Oct 20 In the year 2018 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