Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 15 April 2021
May 08 Paris St-Germain seals the French domestic football treble with a 2-0 win over 3rd Div Les Herbiers in the French Cup Final at the Stade de France on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 2018 president Trump pulls the US out of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal
May 08 On this day in history seattle Mariners MLB left-hander James Paxton hurls a no-hitter in a 5-0 win over the Blue Jays in Toronto
May 08 The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 is held in Lisbon, Portugal, and is won by Israeli entrant Netta Barzilai with the song "Toy" on this day in history.
May 08 In the year 2018 u.S. President Donald Trump announces his intention to withdraw the United States from the Iranian nuclear agreement.
May 09 Argentina announces talks with the IMF amid a new financial crisis with interest rates at 40% in the year 2018.
May 09 Dam bursts after heavy rains near Solai, Kenya, killing at least 41 on this day in history.
May 09 Historic win in Malaysian general election by opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan led by former Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad , defeating Prime Minister Najib Razak and ending 61 years of rule by the Barisan Nasional coalition More >> on this day in history.
May 09 India's Supreme Court criticises the country’s archaeological conservation body for failing to protect the Taj Mahal from discoloration and green slime on this day in history.
May 09 On this day in history iranians and their president Hassan Rouhani react angrily to President Trump pulling the US out the Iran Nuclear deal
May 09 On this day in history manchester City smashes EPL records in 3-1 win over Brighton - most goals (105), most points (97) and most wins (31)
May 09 In the year 2018 nicaraguan anti-government protests involving tens of thousands take place in Managua and Matagalpa y Chinandega
May 09 Oldest viral DNA, a form of hepatitis B, reported discovered in 7,000 year old skeleton found in Germany on this day in history.
May 09 In the year 2018 the opposition-led Pakatan Harapan coalition, led by former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, secures a parliamentary majority in the Malaysian Parliament, ending the 61-year rule of the Barisan Nasional coalition since independence in 1957.
May 09 On this day in history walmart takes a majority stake in Indian online retailer Flipkart for 16 billion
May 10 China announces plans for the world's largest weather-control mechanism, rain-inducing machines for the Tibetan Plateau (area the size of Alaska) in the year 2018.
May 10 In the year 2018 israel fires missiles at 70 Iranian targets inside Syria after Iran fires missiles into the Golan Heights, with claims Israel struck first in attack on Baath
May 10 Mahathir Mohamad is sworn in as the seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia, the world's oldest leader at 92 in the year 2018.
May 10 New record auction price for a Latin American artwork of $9.76 million for Diego Rivera 's "The Rivals" in the year 2018.
May 10 R. Kelly 's songs removed from Spotify playlists after sexual abuse allegations on this day in history.
May 10 In the year 2018 rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe 's record for successive set wins on a single surface (49 on carpet) with 6-3, 6-4 win over Diego Schwartzman at the Madrid Open (clay)
May 11 Mass murder-suicide in Margaret River, Australia, grandfather shoots six members of his family and himself in the year 2018.
May 11 On this day in history most popular names in the US for 2017 revealed as Emma for girls, Liam for boys
May 12 63rd Eurovision song contest won by Netta from Israel in Lisbon, Portugal on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 2018 insurgent group attacks the town of Muse, Myanmar, killing at least 19 people, Ta’ang National Liberation Army claim responsibility
May 13 On this day in history arsène Wenger guides Arsenal to a 1-0 win at Huddersfield in his final game as Gunners manager after 22 years in charge
May 13 On this day in history china's first domestically built aircraft carrier begins sea trials in Dalian, China
May 13 Family of six carry out 3 church bombings in Surabaya, Indonesia, killing at least 13. Islamic State claims responsibility on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 2018 liverpool's Egyptian soccer forward Mohamed Salah scores in a 4-0 win against Brighton to set the EPL goal scoring record (32) for a 38-game season
May 13 In the year 2018 manchester City ends the EPL season with a 1-0 win at Southampton having smashed 11 Premier League records including biggest title winning margin (19 points) and most points (100)
May 13 Players Championship Golf: American Webb Simpson fires a final round 1-over par 73 for a 4 stroke title win at TPC Sawgrass in the year 2018.
May 14 In the year 2018 arsenal finish EPL season in 6th place on 63 points; fail to qualify for the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 1997
May 14 In the year 2018 boulder City Council in Colorado votes to ban assault weapons
May 14 In the year 2018 chinese mountain climber and double amputee Xia Boyu reaches the summit of Mt Everest