Historical Events In 2018
Monday, 26 October 2020
Aug 26 Boxing match between YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul ends in a draw in Manchester, England on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 2018 danny Boyle pulls out of directing the next James Bond film due to 'creative differences'
Aug 26 Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe in the year 2018.
Aug 26 In the year 2018 gamer at a Madden NFL 19 gaming tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, loses then returns to shoot two dead and wound nine
Aug 26 Moroccan pop singer Saad Lamjarred arrested in Saint-Tropez, France on a rape allegation on this day in history.
Aug 26 Pope Francis asks for forgiveness in speech on child abuse in Dublin, during first official visit to Ireland since 1979 on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 2018 former Spice Girl Mel B announces she is entering rehab for alcohol and sex addiction following her acrimonious divorce
Aug 27 Reigning French Open tennis champion Simona Halep becomes first top-seeded woman to lose in 1st round of the U.S. Open; loses to Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-4; first match at newly renovated Louis Armstrong Stadium on this day in history.
Aug 27 UN releases report saying Myanmar military leaders should face genocide and crimes against humanity charges for violence against Rohingya in the year 2018.
Aug 28 Aretha Franklin lies in state at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detriot in a 24 carat coffin in the year 2018.
Aug 28 On this day in history chinese ride-sharing firm Didi Chuxing issues public apology after second Hitch passenger killed within three months
Aug 28 Puerto Rico raises official death toll of 2017 Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond resigns from the Scottish National Party amid sexual abuse allegatuons
Aug 29 Germany hands back human remains of Namibian Herero and Nama people murdered during 1904-08 genocide at church service in Berlin in the year 2018.
Aug 29 On this day in history john McCain is only the third person to lie in state at the Arizona state capital rotunda in Phoenix
Aug 29 Russian President Vladimir Putin announces new retirement ages, 60 for women, 65 for men in TV address, amid protests in the year 2018.
Aug 29 On this day in history star quarterback Aaron Rodgers signs NFL record contract extension with the Green Bay Packers; 4 years worth $134m rising to a possible $180m with a record $103m in guarantees
Aug 30 Argentina's central bank raises interest rates to 60% in attempt to stabilize the peso in the year 2018.
Aug 30 In the year 2018 ugandan pop star MP Bobi Wine re-arrested attempting to leave the country
Aug 31 In the year 2018 19-year old Indonesian boy rescued after 49 days afloat when his floating fish trap became adrift
Sep 01 On this day in history aretha Franklin 's funeral held in Detroit attended by Stevie Wonder, Ariana Grande and Bill Clinton with procession of 140 pink Cadillacs
Sep 01 In the year 2018 bishop Charles H. Ellis III apologises for groping Ariana Grande during Aretha Franklin 's funeral service
Sep 01 Finnish Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen qualifies in 1:19.119 during Q3 of the Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix at Monza; record for fastest average lap speed in F1 (263.588 kph or 163.786 mph) in the year 2018.
Sep 01 Memorial service for Senator John McCain at Washington National Cathedral with his daughter Meghan McCain, Barack Obama and George W. Bush speaking in the year 2018.
Sep 02 On this day in history a fire destroys the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.
Sep 02 About 400 prisoners escape a jail near Tripoli in Libya during militia fighting in the year 2018.
Sep 02 On this day in history major fire at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro destroys most of its 20 million artifacts
Sep 03 2018 heatwave made summer hottest ever in England, joint hottest for UK according to UK Met Office on this day in history.
Sep 03 In the year 2018 argentine President Mauricio Macri announces new austerity measures including closing half of all government ministries in televised address
Sep 03 First public canning and conviction of lesbian couple attempting to have sex, by Sharia High Court in Terengganu state, Malaysia in the year 2018.
Sep 04 In the year 2018 400-year old sunken Portuguese spice trade ship discovered near port of Cascais, Portugal
Sep 04 Amazon becomes America's second trillion dollar company in the year 2018.
Sep 04 F.B.I. announces they have recovered Dorothy's ruby red slippers from "The Wizard of Oz", stolen 13 years ago in the year 2018.
Sep 04 On this day in history italian city Florence bans people eating in the street in its historic center