Historical Events In 2018
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Feb 09 The 2018 Winter Olympics are held in Pyeongchang, South Korea on this day in history.
Feb 09 XXIII Olympic Winter Games opens in PyeongChang, South Korea in the year 2018.
Feb 10 Kay Goldsworthy becomes the first female archbishop in the Anglican Communion on her installation in the Anglican Diocese of Perth, Western Australia in the year 2018.
Feb 10 On this day in history tottenham Hotspur edge Arsenal, 1-0 at Wembley Stadium in front of English Premier League record single-game attendance of 83,222 fans
Feb 11 MOMA opens a major solo exhibition for Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral in New York on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history russian airliner crashes south-east of Moscow, killing all 71 on board
Feb 11 In the year 2018 saratov Airlines Flight 703 crashes shortly after take-off from Moscow, killing 71 people on board.
Feb 12 On this day in history oxfam deputy director resigns over charity's failure to deal with sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti and Chad
Feb 12 On this day in history portait paintings of Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley and Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald are unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
Feb 12 Tropical cyclone Gita strikes Tonga as a category four cyclone causing widespread damage on this day in history.
Feb 13 Israeli Police report recommends Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be prosecuted on bribery, fraud and breach-of-trust charges in the year 2018.
Feb 13 South Africa declares a three-year drought a National Disaster, though pushes Cap Town's "Day Zero" to June 4 on this day in history.
Feb 13 South African President Jacob Zuma is ordered to step down by the A.N.C in the year 2018.
Feb 14 A school shooting occurs at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people and injuring 17 on this day in history.
Feb 14 On this day in history ex-student Nikolas Cruz guns down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida, before being captured
Feb 14 Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa after nine years in power on this day in history.
Feb 14 South African President Jacob Zuma resigns from office in the year 2018.
Feb 14 Winter Olympics: American snowboarder Shaun White wins an unprecedented third halfpipe gold medal (previous 2006, 2010) on this day in history.
Feb 15 Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as South African President, replacing Jacob Zuma on this day in history.
Feb 15 Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns in a surprise move on this day in history.
Feb 15 First known case of transgender woman breastfeeding reported in "Transgender Health Journal" in US in the year 2018.
Feb 16 On this day in history more than 100,00 orangutans killed in Borneo since 1999 according to study published in "Current Biology"
Feb 16 National state of emergency declared in Ethiopia in wake of anti-government protests on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 2018 3 suicide bombers kill 18 in Konduga, north-east Nigeria
Feb 18 On this day in history 60th Daytona 500: Austin Dillon wins in a Chevrolet Camero ZL1
Feb 18 Aseman Airlines flight crashes in the Zagros mountains, Iran, killing all 66 on board in the year 2018.
Feb 18 Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 3704 crashes in the Zagros Mountains, en route from Tehran to Yasuj. All 65 passengers and crew members perish on this day in history.
Feb 18 On this day in history syrian government forces begin a new offensive on Eastern Ghouta in Syria's civil war
Feb 19 On this day in history at least 17 killed when a garbage mound collapses in Maputo, Mozambique
Feb 19 Nigeria says 110 girls missing, presumed kidnapped by Boko Haram after attack on school in Dapchi, Yobe state in the year 2018.
Feb 19 In the year 2018 syrian government forces bombard Gouta in deadliest day in 3 years, killing over 100 civilians
Feb 20 In the year 2018 queen of England, Elizabeth II makes surprise appearance at London fashion week
Feb 20 On this day in history venezuela becomes the first country to launch a virtual currency, the petro, to counteract their financial crisis
Feb 21 Indian film star Kamal Haasan launches a new political party - Makkal Needhi Mayyam in Tamil Nadu state in the year 2018.