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Historical Events In 2018

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Oct 27   Australian 7-year old mare Winx wins unprecedented fourth consecutive Cox Plate at Moonee Valley in Melbourne; her record 29th-straight win and her 22nd Group 1 racing success in the year 2018.  

Oct 27   EPL club Leicester City’s billionaire Thai owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in a helicopter crash in the carpark outside the club’s King Power Stadium following 1-1 draw against West Ham United in the year 2018.  

Oct 27   In the year 2018 gunman shoots and kills 11 people and injures six at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in an anti-Semitic attack  

Oct 27   On this day in history michael D. Higgins is officially declared President of Ireland after receiving 822,566 first preference votes.  

Oct 28   In the year 2018 boston Red Sox beats LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 5 at Dodger Stadium to win 9th Baseball World Series in franchise history  

Oct 28   British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finishes 4th in the Mexican Grand Prix at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez to clinch his 5th Formula 1 World Drivers Championship on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Michael D. Higgins is re-elected Irish president on this day in history.  

Oct 28   On this day in history political crisis in Sri Lanka after President Sirisena sacks Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and the cabinet, suspends parliament for two weeks with one man killed in protests  

Oct 28   The far-right Jair Bolsonaro is elected as the next President of Brazil, with 55% of the vote in the year 2018.  

Oct 28   Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina registers biggest win of her career when she rallies for a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 triumph over American Sloane Stephens in a classic WTA Finals title decider in Singapore in the year 2018.  

Oct 29   In the year 2018 far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential election defeating Fernando Haddad  

Oct 29   German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces she will not seek re-election in 2021 and step down as party leader in the year 2018.  

Oct 29   On this day in history golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson breaks NBA record previously held by teammate Stephen Curry for most 3-pointers in a game with 14 in Warriors' 149-124 win over the Bulls in Chicago  

Oct 29   In the year 2018 japanese Princess Ayako of Japan marries commoner Kei Moriya at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, giving up her royal status  

Oct 29   Lion Air Flight 610 crashes off the coast of Java, with 189 passengers on board on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Lion Air flight JT 610 crashes into the sea just after takeoff near Jakarta, Indonesia, with the loss of all 189 on board on this day in history.  

Oct 29   New mega airport opened in Istanbul by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, planning to be world' busiest with 90 million passengers by 2021 on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history new research says cacao tree first used in Ecuador by Mayo Chinchipe culture, 5000 years ago, not in central America as previously thought  

Oct 29   In the year 2018 storms in Italy kill at least 11 with 75% of Venice flooded and two tornadoes striking Terracina  

Oct 29   On this day in history world Scrabble Championship won for the fourth time by New Zealand Malaysian Nigel Richards with the word "groutier" (bad-tempered)  

Oct 30   Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger killed in prison at the Penitentiary Hazelton in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia on this day in history.  

Oct 30   German ex-nurse Niels Högel admits in court to killing over 100 patients, making him one of the world's worst serial killers in the year 2018.  

Oct 30   NASA's Kepler mission ends after the spacecraft runs out of fuel on this day in history.  

Oct 30   In the year 2018 uS Pentagon sends 5,200 troops to Mexican border in advance of migrant caravan from Central America  

Oct 30   WWF conservation group says "exploding human consumption" has caused a 60% decline in all wildlife between 1970 and 2014 in the year 2018.  

Oct 31   BLACKPINK become the first K-pop girl group to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 with multiple hits on this day in history.  

Oct 31   In the year 2018 in landmark verdict, Pakistani Supreme Court acquits Christian woman of blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed after eight years on death row  

Oct 31   In the year 2018 uS and Great Britain call for a cease-fire in Saudi-led war in Yemen, in 3-year war that has claimed over 10,000 lives and created famine conditions  

Oct 31   Worlds biggest statue unveiled of Indian independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at 182 meters in Gujarat state in the year 2018.  

Nov 01   Google employees stage mass walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment in the year 2018.  

Nov 01   Ground assault mounted on Yemeni port city of Hudaydah by Saudi-backed government forces on this day in history.  

Nov 01   NASA's Dawn mission concludes after it runs out of hydrazine fuel in the year 2018.  

Nov 01   On this day in history palau becomes the first country to ban sunscreen and its chemicals which bleach coral reefs  

Nov 02   On this day in history tiger thought to have killed 13 people shot dead after month-long hunt near Pandharkawada, central India  

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 2018 death of antonio Angelillo, Italian-Argentine footballer  

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