Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Mar 16 In the year 2018 asia's second-richest person, Hong Kong's Li Ka-Shing, announces his retirement at 89
Mar 16 Indian actor Irrfan Khan reveals he has been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in the year 2018.
Mar 17 Africa's only female head of state, Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim confirms she is resigning amid an expenses scandal in the year 2018.
Mar 17 China's National People's Congress appoints Wang Qishan as vice-president on this day in history.
Mar 17 On this day in history ireland beats England, 24-15 at Twickenham to wrap up Six Nations Rugby Championship; 3rd Grand Slam & 11th Triple Crown
Mar 18 In the year 2018 african American Stephon Clark shot 20 times by police in his Grandmother's backyard in Sacramento, California during vandalism investigation
Mar 18 In the year 2018 bushfire in Tathra, New South Wales, Australia, destroys over 70 buildings
Mar 18 In the year 2018 first fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car hitting a pedestrain in Tempe, Arizona
Mar 18 In the Russian presidential election, Vladimir Putin is elected for a fourth term in the year 2018.
Mar 18 Serial bomber suspected after fourth bomb goes off in Austin, Texas, injuring two, total bombing death toll, 2 dead, 5 injured in the year 2018.
Mar 18 Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize Kurdish held northern Syrian town of Afrin on this day in history.
Mar 18 US Senator Amy Klobuchar calls on Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the Senate Judiciary in wake in data mining scandal with Cambridge Analytica in the year 2018.
Mar 18 Vladimir Putin is elected to a new six-year term as Russian President with 76% of the vote, his fourth term on this day in history.
Mar 19 On this day in history mississippi signs into law the US's strictest abortion laws, no termination after 15 weeks
Mar 19 The world's last male northern white rhinoceros dies in Kenya, making the subspecies functionally extinct on this day in history.
Mar 19 On this day in history world's last male northern white rhino, 45 year old Sudan, dies in Kenya
Mar 20 Actress Cynthia Nixon announces she will run for New York Governor on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 2018 saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with US President Donald Trump at the White House
Mar 21 African trade deal agreed by 44 African countries in Kigali, Rwanda on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history austin bombing suspect Mark Conditt kills himself in chase with police in Austin, Texas
Mar 21 China announces greater controls over the media, including merging state-run radio and television broadcasters into a single conglomerate called “Voice of China” on this day in history.
Mar 21 Dave Patterson and John Hennessy win computings' Turing Award for RISC computer chips on this day in history.
Mar 21 English TV presenter Ant McPartlin charged with drink driving following an accident in London in the year 2018.
Mar 21 Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg admits they "made mistakes" after data on 50 million users is harvested by Cambridge Analytica on this day in history.
Mar 21 Nigerian government confirms 101 out of 110 schoolgirls kidnapped from Dapchi returned in the year 2018.
Mar 21 Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi accepts plea deal for 8 months in prison after slapping Israeli officer on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 2018 peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offers his resignation amid vote-buying scandal
Mar 21 On this day in history suicide bomber kills 31 in crowd celebrating Persian New Year in Kabul, Afghanistan
Mar 22 The "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" between Hawaii and California has 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic and increasing rapidly according to new research in the year 2018.
Mar 22 US President Donald Trump imposes $60 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports on this day in history.
Mar 23 A Sahara sandstorm turns snow in Sochi, Russia, orange in one of the largest-ever transfers of desert sand in the year 2018.
Mar 23 In the year 2018 an Islamic terrorist attack in Carcassonne and Trèbes, France, kills five people, including the perpetrator.
Mar 23 In the year 2018 peru's Congress swears in Vice-President Martín Vizcarra as the new President after Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigned amid corruption scandal
Mar 24 American conducts it first ever drone strike against Qaeda militants in southern Libya in the year 2018.