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Historical Events In 2018

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Feb 09   The 2018 Winter Olympics are held in Pyeongchang, South Korea in the year 2018.  

Feb 09   In the year 2018 xXIII Olympic Winter Games opens in PyeongChang, South Korea  

Feb 10   In the year 2018 kay Goldsworthy becomes the first female archbishop in the Anglican Communion on her installation in the Anglican Diocese of Perth, Western Australia.  

Feb 10   Tottenham Hotspur edge Arsenal, 1-0 at Wembley Stadium in front of English Premier League record single-game attendance of 83,222 fans on this day in history.  

Feb 11   MOMA opens a major solo exhibition for Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral in New York in the year 2018.  

Feb 11   In the year 2018 russian airliner crashes south-east of Moscow, killing all 71 on board  

Feb 11   On this day in history saratov Airlines Flight 703 crashes shortly after take-off from Moscow, killing 71 people on board.  

Feb 12   Oxfam deputy director resigns over charity's failure to deal with sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti and Chad in the year 2018.  

Feb 12   Portait paintings of Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley and Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald are unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Tropical cyclone Gita strikes Tonga as a category four cyclone causing widespread damage on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 2018 israeli Police report recommends Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be prosecuted on bribery, fraud and breach-of-trust charges  

Feb 13   South Africa declares a three-year drought a National Disaster, though pushes Cap Town's "Day Zero" to June 4 in the year 2018.  

Feb 13   On this day in history south African President Jacob Zuma is ordered to step down by the A.N.C.  

Feb 14   A school shooting occurs at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people and injuring 17 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Ex-student Nikolas Cruz guns down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida, before being captured on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa after nine years in power.  

Feb 14   On this day in history south African President Jacob Zuma resigns from office  

Feb 14   In the year 2018 winter Olympics: American snowboarder Shaun White wins an unprecedented third halfpipe gold medal (previous 2006, 2010)  

Feb 15   Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as South African President, replacing Jacob Zuma on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns in a surprise move on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history first known case of transgender woman breastfeeding reported in "Transgender Health Journal" in US  

Feb 16   More than 100,00 orangutans killed in Borneo since 1999 according to study published in "Current Biology" in the year 2018.  

Feb 16   National state of emergency declared in Ethiopia in wake of anti-government protests in the year 2018.  

Feb 17   On this day in history 3 suicide bombers kill 18 in Konduga, north-east Nigeria  

Feb 18   60th Daytona 500: Austin Dillon wins in a Chevrolet Camero ZL1 on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history aseman Airlines flight crashes in the Zagros mountains, Iran, killing all 66 on board  

Feb 18   In the year 2018 iran Aseman Airlines Flight 3704 crashes in the Zagros Mountains, en route from Tehran to Yasuj. All 65 passengers and crew members perish.  

Feb 18   In the year 2018 syrian government forces begin a new offensive on Eastern Ghouta in Syria's civil war  

Feb 19   On this day in history at least 17 killed when a garbage mound collapses in Maputo, Mozambique  

Feb 19   Nigeria says 110 girls missing, presumed kidnapped by Boko Haram after attack on school in Dapchi, Yobe state on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history syrian government forces bombard Gouta in deadliest day in 3 years, killing over 100 civilians  

Feb 20   On this day in history queen of England, Elizabeth II makes surprise appearance at London fashion week  

Feb 20   Venezuela becomes the first country to launch a virtual currency, the petro, to counteract their financial crisis in the year 2018.  

Feb 21   On this day in history indian film star Kamal Haasan launches a new political party - Makkal Needhi Mayyam in Tamil Nadu state  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history death of radha Viswanathan, Indian vocalist and classical dancer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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