Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 29 October 2020
Oct 27 Australian 7-year old mare Winx wins unprecedented fourth consecutive Cox Plate at Moonee Valley in Melbourne; her record 29th-straight win and her 22nd Group 1 racing success in the year 2018.
Oct 27 On this day in history ePL club Leicester Cityâ€™s billionaire Thai owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in a helicopter crash in the carpark outside the clubâ€™s King Power Stadium following 1-1 draw against West Ham United
Oct 27 On this day in history gunman shoots and kills 11 people and injures six at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in an anti-Semitic attack
Oct 27 Michael D. Higgins is officially declared President of Ireland after receiving 822,566 first preference votes on this day in history.
Oct 28 On this day in history boston Red Sox beats LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 5 at Dodger Stadium to win 9th Baseball World Series in franchise history
Oct 28 British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finishes 4th in the Mexican Grand Prix at AutĂłdromo Hermanos RodrĂguez to clinch his 5th Formula 1 World Drivers Championship in the year 2018.
Oct 28 In the year 2018 michael D. Higgins is re-elected Irish president
Oct 28 In the year 2018 political crisis in Sri Lanka after President Sirisena sacks Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and the cabinet, suspends parliament for two weeks with one man killed in protests
Oct 28 The far-right Jair Bolsonaro is elected as the next President of Brazil, with 55% of the vote on this day in history.
Oct 28 Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina registers biggest win of her career when she rallies for a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 triumph over American Sloane Stephens in a classic WTA Finals title decider in Singapore in the year 2018.
Oct 29 Far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential election defeating Fernando Haddad in the year 2018.
Oct 29 German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces she will not seek re-election in 2021 and step down as party leader on this day in history.
Oct 29 Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson breaks NBA record previously held by teammate Stephen Curry for most 3-pointers in a game with 14 in Warriors' 149-124 win over the Bulls in Chicago on this day in history.
Oct 29 Japanese Princess Ayako of Japan marries commoner Kei Moriya at Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, giving up her royal status on this day in history.
Oct 29 Lion Air Flight 610 crashes off the coast of Java, with 189 passengers on board in the year 2018.
Oct 29 Lion Air flight JT 610 crashes into the sea just after takeoff near Jakarta, Indonesia, with the loss of all 189 on board on this day in history.
Oct 29 New mega airport opened in Istanbul by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, planning to be world' busiest with 90 million passengers by 2021 in the year 2018.
Oct 29 On this day in history new research says cacao tree first used in Ecuador by Mayo Chinchipe culture, 5000 years ago, not in central America as previously thought
Oct 29 In the year 2018 storms in Italy kill at least 11 with 75% of Venice flooded and two tornadoes striking Terracina
Oct 29 On this day in history world Scrabble Championship won for the fourth time by New Zealand Malaysian Nigel Richards with the word "groutier" (bad-tempered)
Oct 30 On this day in history boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger killed in prison at the Penitentiary Hazelton in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia
Oct 30 On this day in history german ex-nurse Niels HĂ¶gel admits in court to killing over 100 patients, making him one of the world's worst serial killers
Oct 30 On this day in history nASA's Kepler mission ends after the spacecraft runs out of fuel.
Oct 30 US Pentagon sends 5,200 troops to Mexican border in advance of migrant caravan from Central America in the year 2018.
Oct 30 In the year 2018 wWF conservation group says "exploding human consumption" has caused a 60% decline in all wildlife between 1970 and 2014
Oct 31 In the year 2018 bLACKPINK become the first K-pop girl group to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 with multiple hits
Oct 31 In the year 2018 in landmark verdict, Pakistani Supreme Court acquits Christian woman of blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed after eight years on death row
Oct 31 On this day in history uS and Great Britain call for a cease-fire in Saudi-led war in Yemen, in 3-year war that has claimed over 10,000 lives and created famine conditions
Oct 31 In the year 2018 worlds biggest statue unveiled of Indian independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at 182 meters in Gujarat state
Nov 01 Google employees stage mass walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment in the year 2018.
Nov 01 Ground assault mounted on Yemeni port city of Hudaydah by Saudi-backed government forces on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 2018 nASA's Dawn mission concludes after it runs out of hydrazine fuel.
Nov 01 Palau becomes the first country to ban sunscreen and its chemicals which bleach coral reefs in the year 2018.
Nov 02 In the year 2018 tiger thought to have killed 13 people shot dead after month-long hunt near Pandharkawada, central India