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