Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Mar 06 Nashville mayor Megan Barry resigns a month after admitting to an extramarital affair with her bodyguard on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history pope Francis announces that murdered Salvadorean Archbishop Óscar Romero will be made a saint
Mar 06 Sri Lanka imposes first nationwide state of emergency since civil war after unrest between Sinhalese and Muslim areas in Kandy District in the year 2018.
Mar 06 On this day in history world's oldest message in a bottle found in Western Australia, thrown from German ship Paula 132 years ago (12 June 1886)
Mar 08 On this day in history 5 million Spanish women mark International Women's Day by striking over gender inequality and sexual discrimination
Mar 08 Asia-Pacific trade deal signed in Santiago, Chile by 11 countries after US pulled out in the year 2018.
Mar 08 US President Trump authorizes tariffs on steel and aluminium, excluding Canada and Mexico on this day in history.
Mar 09 President of the United States Donald Trump accepts an invitation from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a meeting in May to discuss the denuclearisation of North Korea on this day in history.
Mar 09 In the year 2018 the 2018 Winter Paralympics are held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Mar 10 On this day in history 16 people die after being struck by lightening at a church in Nyaruguru District, Rwanda
Mar 10 Two girls aged 8 and 6 become the first female weightlifters to appear on Iranian television after a protest in the year 2018.
Mar 11 In the year 2018 china's government approves a constitutional change that removes term limits for its leaders, granting Xi Jinping the status of "President for Life". Xi is also the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (paramount leader).
Mar 11 In the year 2018 china's National People's Congress approves removal of term limits for a leader, will allow Xi Jinping presidency for life
Mar 11 In the year 2018 greek football Super League suspended after PAOK Salonika's president Ivan Savvidis invades pitch with a gun after goal disallowed
Mar 11 In the year 2018 superhero movie "The Black Panther" becomes the fifth Marvel movie to earn $1 billion worldwide
Mar 12 British Prime Minister Theresa May says Russia was "highly likely" to have poisoned a Russian spy and his daughter on March 4 with nerve agent in the year 2018.
Mar 12 On this day in history civilian death toll in Eastern Ghouta passes 1,000 in three weeks as Syrian government forces capture the town of Mesraba
Mar 12 On this day in history flight BS211 crashes in Nepal, killing 51 on board.
Mar 12 Plane crash of Bangladeshi carrier at Kathmandu airport kills at least 49 after plane approaches runway from wrong end on this day in history.
Mar 12 Research shows Chinese cites have decreased pollution by 32 percent on average in just four years on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 2018 tens of thousands of farmers from Indian state Maharashtra end protests over loan waivers, prices and land rights after promises from state officials and walking 167km to Mumbai
Mar 13 On this day in history national Geographic magazine admits its past coverage was racist in issue to mark 50 years since death of Martin Luther King Jr.
Mar 13 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is fired via a tweet from President Donald Trump on this day in history.
Mar 14 Angela Merkel sworn in for fourth term as German Chancellor, head of a coalition government, 171 days after the general election on this day in history.
Mar 14 On this day in history brazilian human rights politician Marielle Franco is murdered in Rio, prompting mass protests
Mar 14 In the year 2018 in response to gun violence in the United States, and particularly triggered by the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, thousands of high school students across the country participate in an organized protest they called the National School Walkout.
Mar 14 In the year 2018 nASA twin study finds that Scott Kelly is no longer identical to his twin brother after one year in space, 7% of his genes altered
Mar 14 UK announces it will expel 23 Russian diplomats after Russian-made nerve agent used on former spy in UK in the year 2018.
Mar 14 US students across American commemorate Florida high school shooting with mass walkouts across the country on this day in history.
Mar 14 World Happiness Report names Finland as world's happiest country and Burundi the unhappiest on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history more than 12,000 people flee Hamouria in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, after town bombarded
Mar 15 On this day in history pedestrian bridge in Miami, Florida, collapses onto 8-lane highway 5 days after it was built, killing 6
Mar 15 Slovakia’s prime minister Robert Fico resigns amid crisis after the murder of a journalist Jan Kuciak investigating mafia connections on this day in history.
Mar 15 On this day in history toy chain Toys R Us announces it will close all its stores after filing for bankruptcy