Historical Events In 2018
Monday, 26 October 2020
Oct 20 In the year 2018 700,000 people march through central London demanding a second referendum on the final Brexit deal.
Oct 20 On this day in history all-England Lawn Tennis Club announces tie break to be used when scores reach 12-12 in deciding set at Wimbledon
Oct 20 Australia's center-right coalition government loses its 1-seat majority by losing the Wentworth by-election on this day in history.
Oct 20 On this day in history president Trump announces that the US will "terminate" the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty over alleged Russian violations.
Oct 20 President Trump threatens to pull the US out of an arms control agreement with Russia because Russia has violated its terms in the year 2018.
Oct 21 Julia Louis-Dreyfus is presented with the Mark Twain Prize, comedy's top honor, at a ceremony in New York on this day in history.
Oct 21 Sectarian fighting between Muslim and Christian youths kill 55 at Kasuwan Magani, Nigeria on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history train derails in Yilan County, Taiwan, killing 18 and injuring 178
Oct 22 On this day in history actress Selma Blair reveals she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
Oct 22 On this day in history australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison makes a public apology to victims of child sexual abuse in institutions
Oct 22 In the year 2018 cameroon's President Paul Biya wins seventh term in office, extending his 36 years in office, in election marred by intimitation and low turnout
Oct 22 In the year 2018 pipe bomb sent to George Soros ' New York home address, first Democrat to receive series of pipe bombs in US
Oct 23 On this day in history european Commission rejects Italy's budget, first country to be rejected
Oct 23 On this day in history megyn Kelly is criticized after making comments supporting blackface on her NBC show
Oct 23 In the year 2018 microplastics found in human stools for the first time by Austrian scientists
Oct 23 In the year 2018 the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge, the world's longest sea crossing bridge, is opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Oct 23 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejects Saudi claim journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed accidentally, says it was premeditated murder in the year 2018.
Oct 23 On this day in history world's longest sea-crossing bridge, the Hong Kong Macau Zhuhai bridge at 55km, opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping
Oct 23 World's oldest intact shipwreck, ancient Greek vessel 2,400 years old, found at bottom of the Black Sea by archaeologists in the year 2018.
Oct 24 On this day in history eU directive bans single-use plastics by 2021
Oct 24 Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge named UN Person of the Year for setting a new marathon world record and for his work with AIDS/HIV in Kenya on this day in history.
Oct 24 On this day in history largest jackpot in US history at 1.6 billion won by one person in Southern Carolina
Oct 24 Pipe bombs sent to prominent US Democrats including the Obamas, Clintons, John Brennan and CNN, but safely defused in the year 2018.
Oct 24 On this day in history scientists confirm East Island in Hawaii, half a mile long, has been wiped out after contact with Hurricane Walaka
Oct 25 First work of art produced by artificial intelligence "Edmond de Belamy" concieved by Obvious sells for $432,500 at Christie's in New York on this day in history.
Oct 25 Flash floods near the Red Sea in Jordan kill 17 as a school bus is washed away on this day in history.
Oct 25 Google says it has fired 48 people for sexual harassment after New York Times reveals Android creator Andy Rubin got $90 package when let go for sexual harassment in the year 2018.
Oct 25 On this day in history sahle-Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia's first female President and Africa's only female head of state after being elected by parliament
Oct 25 On this day in history super Typhoon Yutu strikes the Northern Mariana Islands of Saipan and Tinian with winds of 180mph (290km/h)
Oct 26 In the year 2018 irish singer Sinéad O'Connor announces she has converted to Islam
Oct 26 In the year 2018 longest Baseball World Series game by both innings and time; LA Dodgers beat Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in the 18th inning (7 hours, 20 mins) in Game 3 at Dodger Stadium with Max Muncy walk-off homer
Oct 26 Rhine River in drought with lowest levels since 1920s forces German government to release oil reserves after barge shipments disrupted on this day in history.
Oct 26 On this day in history trump supporter Cesar Sayoc arrested for sending 14 pipe bombs to prominent US Democrats
Oct 27 In the year 2018 11 people are killed during the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue.