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Historical Events In 2018

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Nov 03   Truck loses control hitting 31 cars and killing at least 15 people near a tollbooth in Lanzhou, China in the year 2018.  

Nov 04   Camila Cabello wins four awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Bilbao, Janet Jackson accepts the Global Icon award on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Death toll from week-long storm in Italy rises to 29 with death of nine people in floods in Casteldaccia, Sicily in the year 2018.  

Nov 04   In the year 2018 new Caledonia holds an independence referendum, with 56.4% voting against independence versus 43.6% in favour.  

Nov 05   "Big Brother" reality show has its last episode in the UK on Channel 5, having run since 2000 on this day in history.  

Nov 05   BBC opens its largest news bureau outside the UK in Nairobi, Kenya with 300 journalists in the year 2018.  

Nov 05   Child suicide rate in Japan at 30-year high with 250 taking their lives 2016/17 according to Government Ministry in the year 2018.  

Nov 05   More than 80 students and teachers kidnapped from a boarding school in Bamenda, Cameroon in the year 2018.  

Nov 05   NASA's Voyager 2 probe leaves the solar system, becoming the second human-made object to reach interstellar space in the year 2018.  

Nov 05   On this day in history spice Girls announce a new tour but without Victoria Beckham "Posh Spice"  

Nov 05   Taskforce set up to identify and punish LGBT people in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 2018 alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York) is the youngest person ever elected to the US House of representatives at 29 years  

Nov 06   British actor Idris Elba named "People" magazine's Sexiest Man Alive on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Colorado elects Jared Polis, the country's first openly male gay governor on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Colorado votes to abolish slavery as a form of punishment in state constitution in the year 2018.  

Nov 06   In the year 2018 great Britain's Prince Charles calls slavery "an indelible stain" but stops short of an apology in a speech in Accra, Ghana  

Nov 06   In the year 2018 human longevity less than 10% dependant on genetics according to study published in journal "Genetics" based on 400 million people from Ancestry  

Nov 06   Ilhan Omar (Minnesota) and Rashida Tlaib (Michigan) are the first Muslim women to be elected to the US House of Representaives on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In US Midterm elections Democrats retake control of the House of Representatives after eight years, the Senate is held by Republicans in the year 2018.  

Nov 06   More than 200 mass graves containing thousands of victims of ISIS discovered in former ISIS held areas according to UN report on this day in history.  

Nov 06   On this day in history record 19 black female judicial candidates all elected in Harris County, Texas, after campaigning together under "Black Girl Magic"  

Nov 06   Sharice Davids (Kansas) and Debra Haaland (New Mexico) are the first Native American women to be elected to the US House of Representatives on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Emma Thompson is made a Dame of the British Empire by Prince William at Buckingham Palace, London on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Ex-marine opens fire at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, shooting 12, including a police officer, and himself on this day in history.  

Nov 07   For second straight year France wins Six Nations Rugby Championship on points difference from Ireland, with a final round 46-19 win over Scotland at Stade de France, Saint Denis; Ireland again takes Triple Crown on this day in history.  

Nov 07   US President Donald Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions and appoints Matthew Whitaker in his place as acting Attorney General in the year 2018.  

Nov 07   World's oldest figurative painting of a beast at least 40,000 years old identified in Lubang Jeriji Saléh cave, Indonesian Borneo on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history authorities report more than 150 people have been killed in week-long assault by government forces on port of Hudaydah in Yemen  

Nov 08   Azerbaijan woman who spent £16m in Harrods granted bail in UK after being arrested for suspested embezzlement under new laws on this day in history.  

Nov 08   In the year 2018 cNN correspondent Jim Acosta's White House clearance revoked after continuing to question President Donald Trump while an intern tried to wrestle the microphone off him  

Nov 08   On this day in history deadliest fire in Californian history, the Camp Fire starts at Plumas National Forest spreads in Butte County destroying town of Paradise, more than 13,000 buildings and killing at least 88  

Nov 08   On this day in history mass grave of 200 people discovered on border of Somali and Oromia regions, Ethiopia, in investigation into atrocities by former regional president Abdi Mohammed  

Nov 08   Qatar delivers $15 million in cash to pay civil servants in Gaza after earlier sending fuel to increase electricity from 4 to 8 hours a day in the year 2018.  

Nov 08   On this day in history the Camp Fire ignites in Butte County, California. It becomes California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire, with 88 deaths and 18,804 buildings destroyed.  

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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   On this day in history death of rick Hall, American record producer, songwriter, and music publisher  

Jan 02   In the year 2018 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   Colin Brumby, Australian composer died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 2018 death of aharon Appelfeld, Ukrainian-Israeli writer  

Jan 04   Ray Thomas, English musician died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Antonio Angelillo, Italian-Argentine footballer died in the year 2018.  

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