Historical Events In 2018
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Nov 08 Virtual newsreader unveiled by China's state news agency Xinhua News, able to work 24 hours a day in the year 2018.
Nov 08 Woolsey Fire starts near Thousand Oaks, California with Malibu and Calabasas evacuated, kills three on this day in history.
Nov 09 In the year 2018 amid Californian forest fires US President Trump accuses state forest management of "gross mismanagement", threatens to withhold funding
Nov 09 Attacker stabs three, killing one in Melbourne, Australia, with homeless man hailed as hero for using shopping trolley to stop him in the year 2018.
Nov 09 In the year 2018 korean pop band BTS appearance on Japanese TV show cancelled after member Jimin wore shirt with atomic bomb image
Nov 09 Mudslide after heavy rain in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil kills 10 in the year 2018.
Nov 09 On this day in history three car bombs explode in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing 52 people and injuring 100
Nov 11 On this day in history chinese e-commerce company Alibaba sets new record for their Singles Day sale, $1 billion in 85 seconds, $30.8bn in 24 hours
Nov 11 Democratic Republic of Congo announces its worst-ever outbreak of Ebola with 198 deaths in the year 2018.
Nov 11 On this day in history federation Cup Women's Tennis, Prague, Czech Republic: in a final denuded of both countries' top players KateĹ™ina SiniakovĂˇ beats American Sofia Kenin 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 to clinch a 3-0 win for the home side
Nov 11 Many nations around the world, particularly ones in Europe and the Commonwealth, along with the United States, celebrate the ending of the World War I centenary with Armistice Day, Veterans Day, and Remembrance Day ceremonies, speeches, parades, and memorials in the year 2018.
Nov 11 On centenary of WWI Armistice Day French President Macron urges world to reject Nationalism in speech to under Arc de Triomphe in Paris on this day in history.
Nov 12 Former US First lady Michelle Obama publishes her memoir "Becoming" in the year 2018.
Nov 12 On this day in history israeli secret operation in Gaza kills eight including one Israeli and an Hamas Commander, igniting tensions with retaliatory rocket attack from Gaza
Nov 13 Amazon announces two new corporate outposts at Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia on this day in history.
Nov 13 Four members of a family arrested for the Rhoden family massacre where eight people were shot, south of Columbus, Ohio in 2016 on this day in history.
Nov 13 Kristine E. Guillaume is named the first black woman to head prestigious Harvard student newspaper "The Crimson" on this day in history.
Nov 13 On this day in history sri Lankaâ€™s Supreme Court blocks President Maithripala Sirisena from dissolving parliament
Nov 13 Trial of JoaquĂn " El Chapo " GuzmĂˇn begins in New York in the year 2018.
Nov 14 In the year 2018 archaeologists announce discovery of ancient Greek city of Tenea near Corinth, supposedly founded by captives from Trojan War
Nov 14 Astronomers announce discovery of Super-Earth planet (3.2x bigger than Earth) orbiting red dwarf Barnard's star, 6 light years away on this day in history.
Nov 14 On this day in history attempt to move 720,000 Rohingya back to Myanmar from Bangladesh refugee camps amid international criticism. They refuse to go.
Nov 14 Edward Hopper's painting "Chop Suey" sells $92 million, a record for the artist at auction in New York in the year 2018.
Nov 14 In the year 2018 jewellery that belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette is auctioned off in Geneva, after not being seen for 200 years
Nov 14 Large impact crater, 31 km wide, from iron meteorite identified under Hiawatha Glacier in Greenland in the year 2018.
Nov 14 On this day in history new York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom wins NL Cy Young Award; his 10 wins fewest ever by a Cy Young winner in a non-strike-shortened season; MLB-leading 1.70 ERA; 29 consecutive start streak longest in MLB history
Nov 14 On this day in history uK Prime Minister Theresa May â€™s cabinet approves draft plan for country's exit from the European Union (Brexit)
Nov 15 In the year 2018 afghan President Ashraf Ghani confims more than 28,000 of the country's military and police have been killed since 2015
Nov 15 Africa's fastest train between Casablanca and Tangier in Morocco at 320km (198 miles) inaugurated by King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron on this day in history.
Nov 15 Art experts in England authenticate two bronzes of men riding panthers as Michelangelo 's only surviving bronze works on this day in history.
Nov 15 On this day in history david Hockney's "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sells for $90.3 million in New York, record for a living artist
Nov 15 LeBron James passes Wilt Chamberlain for 5th on the NBA's career scoring list with 44 points for the LA Lakers in 126-117 victory over Portland Trail Blazers at the Staples Center, Los Angeles on this day in history.
Nov 16 CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on this day in history.
Nov 16 Elevator falls down 84 floors when hoist rope breaks, all six people survive unharmed at John Hancock Center, Chicago on this day in history.