Historical Events In 2018
Friday, 30 October 2020
Nov 26 Chinese scientist He Jiankui claims to have made the first genetically edited baby on this day in history.
Nov 26 DC superhero film "Aquaman" directed by James Wan starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard premieres in London on this day in history.
Nov 26 First multidrug randomized control trial to treat Ebola started in Democratic Republic of Congo announced by the WHO in the year 2018.
Nov 26 General Motors announces it will close five factories in North America, cutting 14,000 jobs on this day in history.
Nov 26 NASA's InSight mission lands on Mars after a 7 month voyage on this day in history.
Nov 26 NASA's InSight probe successfully lands on the surface of Mars on this day in history.
Nov 26 Ukraine declares martial law in areas bordering Russia after Russia seizes three of its naval vessels in the year 2018.
Nov 27 On this day in history convicted US murderer Samuel Little confirmed connected to 90 more murders of women after confessing details
Nov 27 Explosion near chemical company in Hebei Province, Northern China kills at least 23, injuring 22 on this day in history.
Nov 27 Ukrainian crisis: Ukraine declares martial law after an armed incident in which Russia seized three Ukrainian ships in the disputed Kerch Strait two days earlier in the year 2018.
Nov 27 US accuses Nicaragua's Vice-President Rosario Murillo, wife of President Daniel Ortega of human rights abuses and imposes sanctions on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 2018 australian state Queensland raises its fire warning to "catastrophic" for the first time as 130 fires burn
Nov 28 In the year 2018 chinese scientist He Jiankui, at a public conference in Hong Kong, announces that he has altered the DNA of twin human girls born earlier in the month to try to make them resistant to infection with the HIV virus; he also reveals the possible second pregnancy of another gene-modified baby.
Nov 28 On this day in history french director Luc Besson accused of sexual harassment by five more women, adding to four already made public
Nov 29 Tens of thousands Indian farmers protest the agrarian crisis at parliament in Delhi on this day in history.
Nov 30 7.0 magnitude earthquake near Anchorage, Alaska on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 2018 marriot Hotels reveal massive data breach - 500 million guests affected in one of largest-ever company hacks
Dec 01 Ariana Grande releases the music video to her single "Thank U Next", biggest ever launch on Youtube Premiere in the year 2018.
Dec 01 British boxer Tyson Fury dominates much of the fight but survives 2 knockdowns to force a split decision draw with defending WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder at the Staples Center, Los Angeles in the year 2018.
Dec 01 Egyptian actress Rania Youssef charged for "inciting debauchery" after wearing see-through dress to Cairo film festival in the year 2018.
Dec 01 In the year 2018 france experiences its worst civil unrest since the protests of 1968 due to the yellow vests movement. Protests in Paris morph into riots, with hundreds of people injured and thousands arrested; over 100 cars are burned, the Arc de Triomphe is vandalized and numerous other tourist sites are closed, both in the capital and elsewhere in the country.
Dec 01 In the year 2018 syrian shadow puppetry added to UN list of cultural activities in urgent need of saving
Dec 01 Violent demonstrations in Paris, France, by yellow-vest movement with 36,000 protesting nationwide on this day in history.
Dec 01 On this day in history world's first super-high definition 8K television channel by Japanese broadcaster NHK launches
Dec 02 Andrés Manuel López Obrador is sworn in as President of Mexico in the year 2018.
Dec 02 In the year 2018 israeli police recommend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife be charged with fraud and bribery
Dec 02 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari denies he has died and been replaced by a Sudanese impostor after ill health on this day in history.
Dec 02 Trade war truce agreed between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at G-20 meeting in Argentina in the year 2018.
Dec 03 In the year 2018 7-year old Ryan of Ryan Toysreview is the year's highest-paid YouTube star earning $22 million
Dec 03 Ballon d'Or: Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modrić wins; first time since 2007 that either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't win award; Norwegian striker Ada Hegerberg is inaugural women's winner on this day in history.
Dec 03 In the year 2018 david Attenborough warns collapse of civilisation and the natural world on the horizon at UN climate summit in Poland
Dec 03 Dutch court in Arnhem rejects man's request to legally be recognised 20 years younger on this day in history.
Dec 03 In the year 2018 nASA reports the arrival of the OSIRIS-REx probe at Bennu, the agency's first sample-return mission to an asteroid.
Dec 04 Attempts to establish mob council in Sicily thwarted when 46 members of the mafia arrested including Settimio Mineo in the year 2018.