Historical Events In July - 18
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
2018 Elon Musk apologises for calling British caver diver in Thai rescue "pedo guy" after widespread criticism and fall in Tesla stock price on July - 18.
2018 Google fined record $5.1 billion by the EU for abusing its power in mobile phone market on this day in history.
2018 On July - 18 44 Forest fires in Sweden as far north as the Arctic Circle prompt Swedish government to request extra assistance, with drought and warm weather to blame
2018 Turkey ends its two-year State of Emergency on July - 18.
2018 On this day in history new Earth geological age announced, the Meghalayan Age 4,200 years ago to the present, by the International Commission on Stratigraphy
2018 Seventeen men charged with the gang-rape of a 12-year old girl in Chennai, India on this day in history.
2018 On July - 18 lava from Kilauea volcano eruption has now destroyed 700 homes and added 700 acres to Big Island confirms Hawaii National Guard
2018 Nicaraguan government announces Masaya is back under its control after violent clashes with anti-government protesters on this day in history.
2018 Cliff Richard wins privacy case against the BBC, for reporting he was being investigated over historic child sexual assaults on July - 18.
2019 On this day in history 36 people are killed and more than 30 others injured after an arson attack at an animation company in Kyoto, Japan. It is one of the deadliest massacres in the country's history since the end of World War II and the deadliest building fire in the country in 18 years, since the Myojo 56 building fire in 2001.
2020 On this day in history indian actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Mumbai
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The worldwide death toll from COVID-19 exceeds 600,000 on July - 18.
2021 British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: American Collin Morikawa becomes first male in history to win his debut at 2 separate major events [2020 PGA C'ship]; beats Jordan Spieth by 2 strokes on July - 18.
2021 On July - 18 an international investigation reveals that spyware sold by Israel's NSO Group to different governments is being used to target heads of state, along with thousands of activists, journalists and dissidents around the world.