Historical Events In August - 18
Tuesday, 16 August 2022
2018 On August - 18 australian mare Winx wins her Australasian record 26th consecutive race, the re-named Winx Stakes at Royal Randwick in Sydney; 19th Group One win for thoroughbreds
2018 On August - 18 september 2 - The 2018 Asian Games are held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia.
2019 US President Donald Trump confirms he is interested in buying Greenland for the US on this day in history.
2019 On August - 18 100 activists, officials, and other concerned citizens in Iceland hold a funeral for Okjökull glacier, which has completely melted after once covering six square miles (15.5 km2).
2020 A mutiny in a military base by soldiers of the Malian Armed Forces develops into a coup d'état. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta and Prime Minister Boubou Cissé, among other senior governmental and military officers, are arrested. The next day, Keïta announces his resignation on state television on August - 18.