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Historical Events In 2018

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Feb 09   On this day in history the 2018 Winter Olympics are held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   Russian airliner crashes south-east of Moscow, killing all 71 on board on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Saratov Airlines Flight 703 crashes shortly after take-off from Moscow, killing 71 people on board in the year 2018.  

Feb 12   Oxfam deputy director resigns over charity's failure to deal with sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti and Chad on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history tropical cyclone Gita strikes Tonga as a category four cyclone causing widespread damage  

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

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

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

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

Feb 14   Ex-student Nikolas Cruz guns down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida, before being captured in the year 2018.  

Feb 14   Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa after nine years in power in the year 2018.  

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

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

Feb 15   In the year 2018 cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as South African President, replacing Jacob Zuma  

Feb 15   On this day in history ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns in a surprise move  

Feb 15   In the year 2018 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" on this day in history.  

Feb 16   National state of emergency declared in Ethiopia in wake of anti-government protests on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   In the year 2018 60th Daytona 500: Austin Dillon wins in a Chevrolet Camero ZL1  

Feb 18   Aseman Airlines flight crashes in the Zagros mountains, Iran, killing all 66 on board in the year 2018.  

Feb 18   Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 3704 crashes in the Zagros Mountains, en route from Tehran to Yasuj. All 65 passengers and crew members perish on this day in history.  

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   Syrian government forces bombard Gouta in deadliest day in 3 years, killing over 100 civilians on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Queen of England, Elizabeth II makes surprise appearance at London fashion week in the year 2018.  

Feb 20   In the year 2018 venezuela becomes the first country to launch a virtual currency, the petro, to counteract their financial crisis  

Feb 21   Indian film star Kamal Haasan launches a new political party - Makkal Needhi Mayyam in Tamil Nadu state in the year 2018.  

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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   Rick Hall, American record producer, songwriter, and music publisher died in the year 2018.  

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   Colin Brumby, Australian composer died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Aharon Appelfeld, Ukrainian-Israeli writer died in the year 2018.  

Jan 04   On this day in history death of ray Thomas, English musician  

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

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