Historical Events In 2018
Thursday, 29 October 2020
Nov 16 The kilogram is refined by abstract constants replacing the Le Grand K, along with the ampere (electrical current) and kelvin (temperature) at a conference in Paris on this day in history.
Nov 17 On this day in history ireland beats Rugby World Cup champions New Zealand, 16-9 at Aviva Stadium, Dublin; first victory over the All Blacks ever on home soil; flyhalf Johnny Sexton kicks 3 penalties and a conversion
Nov 17 Missing Argentine naval submarine ARA San Juan with 44 on board found on sea floor a year after it disappeared off coast of Argentina on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 2018 protests across France against rising fuel prices leave 400 injured
Nov 18 21 year old German Alexander Zverev breaks through for a maiden season-ending ATP World Tour Finals tennis title with a 6-4, 6-3 upset win in London over 5-time champion Novak ÄokoviÄ on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history american missionary John Allen Chau killed on forbidden North Sentinel Island, Bay of Bengal by one of world's most isolated tribe
Nov 18 In the year 2018 apec Summit in Papa New Guinea fails to produce a joint agreement for first time in two decades after US and China clash on definition of trade
Nov 19 Ivanka Trump sent "hundred" of emails from her personal account about government business according to Washington Post report in the year 2018.
Nov 19 On this day in history nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested in Japan for financial misconduct
Nov 19 Rams beat Kansas City Chiefs, 54-51 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum; 3rd-highest scoring game in NFL history; first time 2 teams score 50 points in same game; Patrick Mahomes' 6 TD passes for KC most in "Monday Night Football" history on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 2018 airbnb bans listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank
Nov 20 Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan confirms he has paid off the debts of 1,398 farmers worth $560,000, amid Indian agricultural crisis on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 2018 mississippi 15 week abortion ban overturned by US judge saying it violated women's constitutional rights
Nov 20 On this day in history more than 40 religious scholars killed, at event to mark birth of prophet Mohammed, by a suicide bomber near the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan
Nov 20 On this day in history sell-off in technology stocks leads stock market losses wiping out all 2018 market gains
Nov 21 Former Guatemalan soldier Santos LÃ³pez Alonzo sentenced to 5,160 years for killing 171 people in Dos Erres during the civil war on this day in history.
Nov 21 RIBAâs best building in the world biennial international prize awarded to CanuanÃ£ school in Brazil in the year 2018.
Nov 22 Leaning Tower of Pisa's tilt reduced by 4 cm in 20 year project to stabilise it on this day in history.
Nov 23 Alabama police kill the wrong suspect after a gunman shoots 18-year-old man and 12-year-old girl at Riverchase Galleria Mall in Hoovermall on this day in history.
Nov 23 Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana apologize for culturally insensitive video and media posts insulting Chinese culture, cancel Shanghai fashion show on this day in history.
Nov 23 Phil Mickelson claims $9m winner-takes-all prize in dramatic matchplay golf duel with Tiger Woods , finishing under floodlights in Las Vegas; match goes to 22nd hole before Mickelson sinks 4-foot putt for rich victory in the year 2018.
Nov 23 US Federal Climate report finds climate change will reduce economy by 10% by 2100 with $141 billion cost from heat-related deaths, $118 billion from sea level rise in the year 2018.
Nov 24 On this day in history copa Libertadores Final 2nd-leg between Buenos Aires rivals River Plate & Boca Juniors is postponed after Boca bus attacked by River fans; players suffer cuts & affects of police tear gas; River wins, 5-3 on aggregate when 2nd-leg played in Madrid, Spain (9 Dec)
Nov 24 On this day in history cruise boat sinks on Lake Victoria near Kampala, Uganda, killing at least 29
Nov 24 ICC Women's Cricket T20 World Cup, Antigua: Ashleigh Gardner with 33 from 26 balls and 3 for 22 leads Australia (106/2) to 4th T20 WC; beat England (105) in the year 2018.
Nov 24 Taiwanese voters vote against referendums to legalise same-sex marriage on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history 6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Iran's Kermanshah province injuring at least 700
Nov 25 British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to claim his 5th Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 88 points from Sebastian Vettel ; Mercedes' 5th straight Constructors title on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history cFL Grey Cup, Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Alberta: Calgary Stampeders beat Ottawa RedBlacks, 27-16; in Calgary's 8th Cup win Terry Williams scores a record 97-yard punt-return touchdown
Nov 25 On this day in history davis Cup Tennis, Lille: Marin ÄiliÄ beats Frenchman Lucas Pouille 7-6, 6-3, 6-3 to wrap up the final for Croatia, 3-1
Nov 25 EU leaders approve an agreement for Britain to leave the EU (Brexit) in the year 2018.
Nov 25 In the year 2018 historic north Californian Camp Fire declared 100% contained with 85 dead, 249 missing, covering 153,000 acres with 14,000 homes burnt
Nov 25 LA Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers sets NFL single-game record, completing 25-straight passes in 45-10 win v Arizona Cardinals; Mark Brunell & David Carr previously share record (22); also sets NFL record for best single-game completion % (96.6) in the year 2018.
Nov 26 Australian surfer Stephanie Gilmore is handed her record equalling 7th world title as American contender Lakey Peterson is a shock 2nd round elimination at the season-ending Maui Pro in Hawaii in the year 2018.