Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Jul 18 Google fined record $5.1 billion by the EU for abusing its power in mobile phone market in the year 2018.
Jul 18 In the year 2018 lava from Kilauea volcano eruption has now destroyed 700 homes and added 700 acres to Big Island confirms Hawaii National Guard
Jul 18 New Earth geological age announced, the Meghalayan Age 4,200 years ago to the present, by the International Commission on Stratigraphy on this day in history.
Jul 18 In the year 2018 nicaraguan government announces Masaya is back under its control after violent clashes with anti-government protesters
Jul 18 Seventeen men charged with the gang-rape of a 12-year old girl in Chennai, India on this day in history.
Jul 18 In the year 2018 turkey ends its two-year State of Emergency
Jul 19 In the year 2018 airbus Beluga XL, painted to look like the whale, makes its first flight, landing in Toulouse-Blagnac, France More >>
Jul 19 On this day in history brazilian soccer international goalkeeper Alisson transfers from Roma to Liverpool for a world record shot blocker's fee of £66.8m
Jul 19 Duck boot sinks in Table Rock Lake, Missouri, drowning 17 people on this day in history.
Jul 19 In the year 2018 first commercial flight, the "bird of peace" between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 20 years lands in Asmara, Eritrea, reuniting families
Jul 19 Israel's parliament passes controversial "nation state" law giving only Jews self-determination, relegating Arabic to "special status" in the year 2018.
Jul 19 Largest intact sarcophagus of its kind ever found (2000 years old) opened in Alexandria, contains 3 skeletons, not a curse as feared in the year 2018.
Jul 19 Russian ship Dmitri Donskoii, with possible cargo of gold coins is discovered in waters between South Korea and Japan where it sunk in 1905 in the year 2018.
Jul 20 American director James Gunn fired as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" by Disney after past offensive tweets surface in the year 2018.
Jul 20 On this day in history australian businessman James Packer announces he has quit 22 directorships due to mental health issues
Jul 21 In the year 2018 india scraps tax on sanitary products after campaign by activists
Jul 21 In the year 2018 re-boot of TV show "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" announced with creator Joss Whedon as executive producer
Jul 22 British Open Golf, Carnoustie: Francesco Molinari holds off a pack of players including favourites Rory McIlroy & Justin Rose to win by 2; first Italian to win a major title in the year 2018.
Jul 22 Heatwave in Japan kills 11 in one day on this day in history.
Jul 22 Israeli military and allies evacuate over 400 White Helmet Syrian rescue workers from its border with Syria to Jordan on this day in history.
Jul 22 Lone gunman shooting kills 3 including gunman and injures 13 in Toronto, Canada on this day in history.
Jul 22 TV show "Supergirl" announces casting of first live-action transgender superhero, by transgender actor Nicole Maines as Nia Nal on this day in history.
Jul 22 US President Trump threatens Iran in an all-caps tweet of "consequences" in response to speech by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on this day in history.
Jul 23 250,000 doses of vaccines for children produced by a firm in China faulty according to reports in China in the year 2018.
Jul 23 In the year 2018 dam collapses while under construction in Attapeu province, Laos, killing at least 20 with more than 100 missing
Jul 23 In the year 2018 environmental reports finds China on track to reach new emission targets, but carbon dioxide emissions risen - 9.2 billion metric tons in 2017, more than US and Europe combined
Jul 23 First graphic novel to be nominated for a major literary prize is "Sabrina" by Nick Drnaso for Booker long list on this day in history.
Jul 23 International Monetary Fund predicts inflation of 1 million percent in Venezuela by end of 2018 on this day in history.
Jul 23 Japan records its highest ever temperature at 41.1 degrees (105.98F) in Kumagaya in the year 2018.
Jul 23 In the year 2018 slum homes for 30,000 people demolished to make way for a dual carriage way in Nairobi, Kenya
Jul 24 First bison born in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, in 140 years, after being reintroduced in the year 2018.
Jul 24 In the year 2018 singer Demi Lovato is hospitalized after a drug overdose in Los Angeles
Jul 24 In the year 2018 wildfires near Athens, Greece, kill 91 with 104 injured, over 600 rescued from the coast by boats
Jul 25 In the year 2018 georgian representative James Spencer resigns after being fooled into saying racial slurs on Sacha Baron Cohen 's "Who is America" programe