Historical Events In 2018
Monday, 26 October 2020
May 14 In the year 2018 indian politician Shashi Tharoor is charged by police with driving his wife to commit suicide
May 14 Melania Trump , wife of US President Trump, is treated in hospital for a benign kidney condition on this day in history.
May 14 On this day in history successful memory transfer in snails achieved by scientists from University of California published in journal "eNeuro"
May 14 US Supreme Court strikes down federal law banning sports gambling in most states on this day in history.
May 15 "Laurel vs Yanny" disagreement over what word heard in an audio file begins across social media in the year 2018.
May 15 In the year 2018 58 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces and 1700 hospitalized on the Gaza border protesting opening of US embassy in Jerusalem and 70 year founding of Israel
May 15 Controversial Kerch bridge linking Russia and annexed Crimea opened by Russian President Vladimir Putin . At 19km the longest bridge in Europe on this day in history.
May 15 Flyover collapses in Varanasi, India, killing at least 18 in the year 2018.
May 15 On this day in history malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim is released from prison after being pardoned by King Muhammad V
May 15 On this day in history north Korea threatens to pull out of summit with US and South Korea saying it can "not hide our feeling of repugnance" towards US security advisor John Bolton
May 15 In the year 2018 taliban forces attack and claim to has seized control of the western city of Farah, Afghanistan
May 16 Painting "Past Times" by Kerry James Marshall is bought by Sean Combs for $21.1 million, most paid for a living African American atist on this day in history.
May 16 In the year 2018 the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, pardons Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim who is immediately released.
May 17 On this day in history ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo spreads to the city of Mbandaka
May 17 In the year 2018 gina Haspel confirmed as the first female director of the CIA by the US Senate
May 17 In the year 2018 michigan State University will pay $500 million in claims to 300 survivors of sexual abuse involving Larry Nassar. Largest sexual abuse case in sports history.
May 18 On this day in history all of Chile's 34 Roman Catholic bishops offer their resignation to Pope Francis in wake of child sex scandal
May 18 On this day in history cubana de Aviación Flight 972 crashes shortly after take-off near José Martí International Airport in Havana, killing 112 and leaving only one survivor.
May 18 K-pop boy band BTS release their album "Love Yourself: Tear", sells 135,000 first week in the year 2018.
May 18 Mexican Damojh airlines flight crashes near Havana airport, Cuba, killing 110 with just 3 survivors on this day in history.
May 18 Santa Fe High School shooting; 17 year-old shooter kills 10 and injures 10 in Santa Fe, Texas on this day in history.
May 19 142nd Preakness Stakes: Mike Smith wins aboard Justify in fog for second-leg of the Triple Crown in the year 2018.
May 19 On this day in history american actress Meghan Markle marries Prince Harry at a ceremony in Windsor Castle, making her a member of the British royal family
May 19 In the year 2018 fA Cup Final: Belgian international Eden Hazard scores 22' penalty to give Chelsea 1-0 win over Manchester United at Wembley Stadium
May 19 Japanese film "Shoplifters" by Hirokazu Kore-eda wins the Cannes Palme d'Or in the year 2018.
May 19 Queen Elizabeth II grants the titles of Duke and Duchess of Sussex to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle upon their marriage in the year 2018.
May 19 On this day in history the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is held at St George's Chapel, England, with an estimated global audience of 1.9 billion.
May 20 In the year 2018 k-pop boy band BTS are the first Koreans to perform at the Billboard Music Awards
May 20 On this day in history president Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela wins a second term in an election marked by boycotts and acussations of vote rigging
May 20 The Tradition, Greystone G &CC: Spaniard Miguel Ángel Jiménez wins by 3 from American trio Joe Durant, Steve Stricker & Gene Sauers on this day in history.
May 20 Two cyclists attacked by a cougar, 1 dies, in North Bend, Washington State on this day in history.
May 21 In the year 2018 former US president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama sign deal with Netflix to produce films and series
May 21 Mushrooms have poisoned more than 800 in western Iran, killing 11 in the year 2018.
May 21 On this day in history teenager who started California's 2017 Eagle Creek Fire ordered to pay $36.6 million to cover damages by district judge