Historical Events In 2018
Saturday, 28 January 2023
Jan 01 California becomes largest US state to legalise cannabis for recreational use on this day in history.
Jan 01 Initiative of 300 Hollywood women called "Time's Up" announced to fight sexual harassment in the year 2018.
Jan 01 On this day in history iranian President Hassan Rouhani says recent unrest "is nothing" after 30 people killed in 5 days of anti government demonstrations
Jan 01 In the year 2018 japanese actress and former porn star Sora Aoi announces her engagement
Jan 01 World Darts Championship: Retiring 16-time title holder Phil Taylor loses 7-2 to fellow Englishman Rob Cross in the Final at the Alexandra Palace, London on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history bus crash in Pasamayo, Peru, kills 51 on notorious "Devil's Curve" road
Jan 02 Storm Eleanor forms near Ireland then sweeps across the UK and Western Europe in next few days in the year 2018.
Jan 02 WHO reveals it will classify gaming addiction as mental health condition in its next Classification of Diseases on this day in history.
Jan 03 First bionic hand with a sense of touch, for use outside a lab unveiled in Rome in the year 2018.
Jan 03 On this day in history landslide and flooding caused by heavy rains in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, kills at least 37
Jan 03 Lawyers of US President Trump try to stop the publication of book on Trump's administration "Fire and Fury" by Michael Wolff on this day in history.
Jan 03 Previously unknown ancient Beringians group of people unearthed in Alaska, earliest known Native Americans at 11,500 years old on this day in history.
Jan 03 Security expert reveal two security flaws, Meltdown and Spectre which affect most microprocessors on this day in history.
Jan 04 'Bomb Cyclone' hits US Northeast prompting flooding and snow in New York subway system on this day in history.
Jan 04 Liverpool and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah is named African Football Player of the Year on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history truck hits a train near Kroonstad city, South Africa killing 19 passengers
Jan 05 In the year 2018 "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff is published by Henry Holt and Company
Jan 05 Kitwe in Zambia bans shaking hands and the sale of fresh food in attempt to prevent a cholera outbreak in the year 2018.
Jan 05 North Korea accepts South Korean invitation for high-level talks on this day in history.
Jan 06 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Swiss pair Roger Federer & Belinda Bencic clinch 2-1 win over Germany; beat Angelique Kerber & Alexander Zverev 4-3, 4-2; Switzerland's 3rd event success in the year 2018.
Jan 06 Jon Gruden returns to the NFL as Oakland Raiders head coach after nearly a decade of broadcasting (Monday Night Football 2009-17) in the year 2018.
Jan 06 On this day in history oil tanker Sanchi collides with a freighter off the coast of Shanghai with 32 probable deaths
Jan 06 On this day in history tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota scores a touchdown off own pass in 22-21 victory over Kansas City Chiefs, second NFL quarterback to do so
Jan 07 On this day in history 75th Golden Globes: "Ladybird", "The Handmaid's Tale", Elisabeth Moss , Sterling K. Brown among the winners, Oprah Winfrey accepts Lifetime award with powerful speech
Jan 07 In the year 2018 it snows in the Sahara desert - 15 inches reported in Aïn Séfra, Northwest Algeria
Jan 07 In the year 2018 sydney, Australia has its hottest day for 80 years as Penrith reaches 47.3 degrees
Jan 08 In the year 2018 college Football National Championship, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta: #4 Alabama beats #3 Georgia, 26-23
Jan 08 In the year 2018 self-declared republic of Somaliland passes its first ever law against rape
Jan 08 In the year 2018 uS record year for cost of natural disasters announced - $306 billion in 2017
Jan 09 On this day in history former White House strategist Steve Bannon leaves Breitbart News after his criticism of the White House in "Fire and the Fury" book
Jan 09 Mudslides sweep away 100 houses in Montecito, California, killing at least 20, on land stripped bare by recent fires in the year 2018.
Jan 09 In the year 2018 president Trump cancels program allowing 200,000 San Salvadoreans temporary status to live in the US
Jan 09 In the year 2018 the first same-sex marriages take place in Australia after legislation passed a month ago
Jan 10 Jeff Bezos becomes the second man worth over $100 billion as his wealth hits $106 billion due to a rise in Amazon's share price on this day in history.