Historical Events In December - 18
Monday, 20 May 2019
1991 General Motors announces the closing of 21 plants on this day in history.
1991 On December - 18 june Storey, actress (South of the Border), dies of cancer at 73
1992 On this day in history dana Andrews, actor (Best Years of Our Lifes), dies at 83
1993 On December - 18 sam Wanamaker, actor (Pvt Benjamin), dies of prostate cancer at 74
1994 Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history chaim Pearl, rabbi, dies at 76
1996 On this day in history arthur Jacobs, musicologist, dies at 74
1997 Chris Farley, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy), dies at 33 on December - 18.
2005 Evo Morales wins the Bolivian Presidential Elections on December - 18.
2005 Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is hospitalized after suffering a minor stroke. He was released from the hospital two days later on this day in history.
2005 The World Trade Organization 6th ministerial conference concludes in Hong Kong with a limited trade deal being ratified on this day in history.
2007 Jacob Zuma is elected president of the African National Congress political party in South Africa during the party's national conference on this day in history.
2007 The Verkhovna Rada has approved Yulia Tymoshenko to become Prime Minister of Ukraine on December - 18.
2012 4 people are killed and 11 are injured after an apartment block collapses in Palermo, Italy on this day in history.
2017 South Africa's ANC selects Cyril Ramaphosa as leader, to succeed President Jacob Zuma on December - 18.
2017 On December - 18 australia regains cricket's Ashes against England, winning by an innings to take 3 game lead at the Wacca in Perth
2017 On this day in history austria swears in new coalition government with Sebastian Kurz aged 31 of the People's Party made Chancellor
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 on December - 18.
2018 Nevada becomes the first US state with a female-majority legislature with new appointments taking it to 51% on this day in history.
2018 On December - 18 fire destroys 600 stilt homes in Manaus, northwestern Brazil