Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Oct 27 On this day in history 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
Oct 27 In the year 2018 ePL club Leicester City’s billionaire Thai owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in a helicopter crash in the carpark outside the club’s King Power Stadium following 1-1 draw against West Ham United
Oct 27 Gunman shoots and kills 11 people and injures six at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in an anti-Semitic attack in the year 2018.
Oct 27 On this day in history michael D. Higgins is officially declared President of Ireland after receiving 822,566 first preference votes.
Oct 28 In the year 2018 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 Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez to clinch his 5th Formula 1 World Drivers Championship on this day in history.
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 In the year 2018 the far-right Jair Bolsonaro is elected as the next President of Brazil, with 55% of the vote.
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 In the year 2018 far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil's presidential election defeating Fernando Haddad
Oct 29 German Chancellor Angela Merkel announces she will not seek re-election in 2021 and step down as party leader in the year 2018.
Oct 29 In the year 2018 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
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 In the year 2018 lion Air Flight 610 crashes off the coast of Java, with 189 passengers on board.
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 in the year 2018.
Oct 29 New mega airport opened in Istanbul by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, planning to be world' busiest with 90 million passengers by 2021 on this day in history.
Oct 29 In the year 2018 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 On this day in history storms in Italy kill at least 11 with 75% of Venice flooded and two tornadoes striking Terracina
Oct 29 In the year 2018 world Scrabble Championship won for the fourth time by New Zealand Malaysian Nigel Richards with the word "groutier" (bad-tempered)
Oct 30 In the year 2018 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 Högel admits in court to killing over 100 patients, making him one of the world's worst serial killers
Oct 30 NASA's Kepler mission ends after the spacecraft runs out of fuel on this day in history.
Oct 30 On this day in history uS Pentagon sends 5,200 troops to Mexican border in advance of migrant caravan from Central America
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 BLACKPINK become the first K-pop girl group to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 with multiple hits in the year 2018.
Oct 31 In landmark verdict, Pakistani Supreme Court acquits Christian woman of blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed after eight years on death row in the year 2018.
Oct 31 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 in the year 2018.
Oct 31 On this day in history worlds biggest statue unveiled of Indian independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at 182 meters in Gujarat state
Nov 01 In the year 2018 google employees stage mass walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual harassment
Nov 01 Ground assault mounted on Yemeni port city of Hudaydah by Saudi-backed government forces in the year 2018.
Nov 01 On this day in history nASA's Dawn mission concludes after it runs out of hydrazine fuel.
Nov 01 In the year 2018 palau becomes the first country to ban sunscreen and its chemicals which bleach coral reefs
Nov 02 Tiger thought to have killed 13 people shot dead after month-long hunt near Pandharkawada, central India on this day in history.