Historical Events In December - 18
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
1991 General Motors announces the closing of 21 plants on December - 18.
1991 On December - 18 june Storey, actress (South of the Border), dies of cancer at 73
1992 Dana Andrews, actor (Best Years of Our Lifes), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1993 Sam Wanamaker, actor (Pvt Benjamin), dies of prostate cancer at 74 on this day in history.
1994 On December - 18 heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director, dies at 71
1995 On December - 18 chaim Pearl, rabbi, dies at 76
1996 Arthur Jacobs, musicologist, dies at 74 on December - 18.
1997 Chris Farley, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy), dies at 33 on December - 18.
2005 Evo Morales wins the Bolivian Presidential Elections on this day in history.
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 December - 18.
2007 On December - 18 jacob Zuma is elected president of the African National Congress political party in South Africa during the party's national conference.
2007 On December - 18 the Verkhovna Rada has approved Yulia Tymoshenko to become Prime Minister of Ukraine.
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 Austria swears in new coalition government with Sebastian Kurz aged 31 of the People's Party made Chancellor on this day in history.
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 Fire destroys 600 stilt homes in Manaus, northwestern Brazil on December - 18.