Historical Events In 2018
Friday, 18 September 2020
Dec 11 On this day in history time Magazine Person of the Year 2018 is "the Guardians" journalists targeted for their work, including Jamal Khashoggi
Dec 12 American Media Inc. publisher of "National Enquirer" admits paying hush money to mistresses of US President Donald Trump on this day in history.
Dec 12 On this day in history british Prime Minister Theresa May survives 200-117 no-confidence vote from own Conservative Party
Dec 12 China built 88 out of world's 143 skyscrapers in 2018 more than any country ever (buildings over 200 meters/656 ft) on this day in history.
Dec 12 Michael Cohen, former lawyer for US President Donald Trump sentenced to three years in prison for campaign-finance violations and tax fraud in the year 2018.
Dec 12 In the year 2018 russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Sergey Prokopyev compete complex spacewalk to fix hole in Soyuz spacecraft
Dec 12 Seven mass graves in former Islamic State area discovered containing hundreds of bodies, some tortured, near Albu Kamal, eastern Syria on this day in history.
Dec 13 Actress Eliza Dushku revealed received $9.5 million settlement from CBS after sexual harassment on set of "Bull" from actor Michael Weatherley on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history apple announces new $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas and expansion in other US cities
Dec 13 In the year 2018 cease-fire in port city of Hudaydah, Yemen, by Houthi rebels and Saudi-led coalition announced by the UN
Dec 13 Passenger train collides with maintenance locomotive in Ankara, Turkey, killing at least 9 and injuring 47 in the year 2018.
Dec 13 US Senate passes non-binding "war powers resolution" against long-term ally Saudi Arabia on this day in history.
Dec 14 Report by Reuters US pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson knew for decades their talc was contaminated with asbestos on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 2018 affordable Care Act (Obamacare) ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas
Dec 15 At the Katowice Climate Change Conference, nearly 200 nations agree rules on implementing the 2015 Paris agreement on this day in history.
Dec 15 In the year 2018 diplomats from 200 countries agree to a set of rules to implement the UN Paris Climate Agreement in Katowice, Poland
Dec 15 In the year 2018 egyptian Archaeologists announce discovery of 4,400 year old tomb of Fifth Dynasty priest in Saqqara pyramid complex near Cairo
Dec 15 On this day in history ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announces establishment of independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church, splitting from Russian Orthodox
Dec 16 Huge explosion and fire in a restaurant in Sapporo, Japan injures 42 on this day in history.
Dec 16 Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is sworn back into office two months after being removed by President Sirisena on this day in history.
Dec 17 Astronomers identify furtherest object in the solar system as 2018 VG18 (nicknamed Farout), 120 x further from the sun than earth in the year 2018.
Dec 17 CBS announces former Chief Executive Les Moonves will not receive his $120 million exit payout in the year 2018.
Dec 17 In the year 2018 dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster's word of the year is "justice"
Dec 17 On this day in history malaysia files criminal charges against US bank Goldman Sachs for it role in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd scandal
Dec 17 In the year 2018 new reports to US Senate say Russian propaganda efforts on social media much more extensive than thought, including targeting African Americans
Dec 17 US military confirms it has killed 62 fighters from Islamist group al-Shabab in air strikes in Somalia on this day in history.
Dec 17 On this day in history uS poacher sentenced to watch the film "Bambi" repeatedly during year in prison, for killing hundreds of deer in Missouri
Dec 18 Fire destroys 600 stilt homes in Manaus, northwestern Brazil on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 2018 manchester United sacks high profile Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho; United in 6th place in EPL, 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool; Ole Gunnar Solskjaer new caretaker manager
Dec 18 On this day in history nevada becomes the first US state with a female-majority legislature with new appointments taking it to 51%
Dec 19 On this day in history drones flying over Gatwick airport, England, causes delays and cancellations for 800 flights and 110,000 people
Dec 19 In the year 2018 first use of a drone to deliver vaccines - to island of Erromango, Vanuatu, by Unicef
Dec 19 Houston Rockets set NBA single-game record with 26 three-pointers in 136-118 victory over Washington Wizards; 8 players hit from deep as Rockets shoot 26-of-55 (47.3%); James Harden leads charge, shooting 6-of-11 on 3s in the year 2018.
Dec 19 On this day in history uS President Trump announces victory over the Islamic State and planned withdrawal of US troops from Syria