Historical Events In 2018
Monday, 26 October 2020
Jun 28 Fire starts on Winter Hill on Lancashire moorland, England, lit by arson on this day in history.
Jun 28 Lone gunman attacks offices of Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, killing nine in the year 2018.
Jun 28 On this day in history power company uncovers Neolithic wooden trackway 2,300 years old in Suffolk, England. One of the largest archaeological digs in Europe at 16,000 square meters
Jun 29 On this day in history drake releases his fifth studio album "Scorpion", a double album with 25 tracks
Jun 30 FIFA World Cup: Kylian Mbappé (19) becomes only 2nd teenager (Pelé 1st 1958) to score twice in a world cup match as France eliminate Argentina 4-3 in Kazan on this day in history.
Jun 30 On this day in history march of the Flowers in Managua, Nicaragua, commemorating youth killed under government crackdown turns violent with 1 person killed and eight injured
Jun 30 Two members of the public confirmed poisoned by Novichok nerve, a women later dies, in Wiltshire, England on this day in history.
Jul 01 Canada's retaliatory tariffs against the US's steel tariffs take effect, 25% on some steel, 10% on 250 other goods in the year 2018.
Jul 01 In the year 2018 colombia's Chiribiquete National Park declared a world heritage site by the UN
Jul 01 In the year 2018 french gangster Redoine Faid escapes the Sud-Francilien prison in Réau, France by helicopter
Jul 01 Mexician General election: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador elected President of Mexico in the year 2018.
Jul 01 Nationwide protests over Trump administration immigration policies in the US on this day in history.
Jul 01 NBA super star LeBron James agrees to a 4-year $154m deal with the LA Lakers, moving from Cleveland Cavaliers in the year 2018.
Jul 01 Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala in India killing 18 (as of February 2020) people on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history pGA Women's Championship, Kemper Lakes GC: Park Sung-hyun of South Korea wins in a playoff with Nasa Hataoka & Ryu So-yeon
Jul 01 In the year 2018 suicide bombing targeting Sikh community kills at least 19 people in Jalalabad, Afghanistan
Jul 01 In the year 2018 uS Open Seniors Golf, Broadmoor GC: David Toms wins by 1 stroke from Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Jerry Kelly & Tim Petrovic
Jul 02 On this day in history 270,000 people now displaced by fighting in south-western Syria says UN since assault on rebel-held area two weeks ago
Jul 02 British divers discover 12 boys and their coach alive in Tham Luang Nang Non cave, Thailand after being trapped for 9 days by monsoon flooding in the year 2018.
Jul 02 On this day in history singers Cheryl and Liam Payne announce they are splitting up after two years
Jul 03 On this day in history australian cricket batsman Aaron Finch breaks his own T20 International record smashing 172 from 76 balls vs Zimbabwe in Harare, opening stand with D'Arcy Short (223) also a record
Jul 03 In the year 2018 cardi B becomes first female rapper to get two number one US Billboard hits, with "I Like It" with Bad Bunny and J Balvin
Jul 03 In the year 2018 former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is arrested on corruption charges, accused of stealing 700 million from state development fund 1MDB
Jul 03 French President Emmanuel Macron visits the New Afrika Shrine nightclub in Lagos during his two-day tour of Nigeria on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 2018 souad Abderrahim is elected the first female mayor of Tunis, Tunisia
Jul 03 On this day in history uS Justice and Education Departments rescind Obama affirmative action policies in college admissions
Jul 03 In the year 2018 worst monsoon rains in decades swamp Lahore, Pakistan, killing 6
Jul 04 Chinese technology company Baidu announces it has begun mass production of self-driving buses, the 14-seat Apolong on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 2018 hong Kong'stop court rules same-sex couples entitled to equal visa rights in landmark case
Jul 04 Wildfire in Yolo county, California, grows to 82,700 acres with 2,800 fire fighters battling the blaze in the year 2018.
Jul 05 In the year 2018 at least 24 killed in explosions at pyrotechnics workshops in Tultepec, Mexico
Jul 05 In the year 2018 english rapper Stormzy announces partnership with Penguin Books, an imprint called #Merky Books
Jul 05 On this day in history heatwave in southern Quebec, Canada, kills 33
Jul 05 Lithuania becomes the 36th member of the OECD on this day in history.