Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Dec 20 On this day in history new figures show average US male weighs 198 pounds and stands 5 feet 9 inches, women 171 pounds and 5 feet 4 inches
Dec 20 In the year 2018 uS Defence Secretary Jim Mattis announces his resignation after disagreements with President Donald Trump
Dec 21 On this day in history tennis Australia announces a 10-point tie break to be implemented in Australian Open when deciding set reaches 6-6; takes place of 2-game advantage final sets
Dec 21 In the year 2018 the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at 22,445 after its worst week since 2008.
Dec 22 A tsunami hits the Sunda Strait, Indonesia, killing at least 430 people and injuring nearly 1,500 in the year 2018.
Dec 22 In the year 2018 partial shutdown of US federal government begins
Dec 22 Tsunami hits Indonesia's Sunda Strait killing over 400 after part of Anak Krakatau volcano slips into the sea on this day in history.
Dec 24 Burundi moves its capital from Bujumbura to Gitega on this day in history.
Dec 26 On this day in history after weeks of losses the Dow Jones Industrial Average posts its largest ever one-day point gain: 1,086 points.
Dec 28 In the year 2018 british New Year's honours list include Knights for author Philip Pullman and comedian Michael Palin , a Dame for Twiggy and a Order of the Companions of Honour for Margaret Atwood
Dec 28 UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes of Brazil moves up in weight and KOs dominant featherweight Cris "Cyborg" Justino just 51 seconds into the opening round at the Forum, Inglewood, CA; first female to win UFC titles in multiple weight classes in the year 2018.
Dec 29 40 militants killed in Giza and El-Arish by Egyptian police after attack on a tourist bus the day before killed four on this day in history.
Dec 29 85th Orange Bowl: #1 Alabama beats #4 Oklahoma, 45-34 in the year 2018.
Dec 30 Patrick Mahomes becomes only the 2nd quarterback in NFL history to throw for 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns during KC Chiefs' 35-3 win over Oakland Raiders; achieves both marks with 3rd quarter 89-yard TD pass to Demarcus Robinson on this day in history.
Dec 31 Houston guard James Harden scores 43 points in Rockets' 113-101 win over Memphis Grizzlies; 4th straight NBA game with 40+ points and 8th straight with 35+; joins Oscar Robertson as only player with at least 35 points & 5 assists in 8 straight games in the year 2018.
Dec 31 In the year 2018 prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wins third term in Bangladesh elections with 17 people killed in violent clashes