Historical Events In 2018
Friday, 16 April 2021
Feb 09 The 2018 Winter Olympics are held in Pyeongchang, South Korea on this day in history.
Feb 09 On this day in history xXIII Olympic Winter Games opens in PyeongChang, South Korea
Feb 10 In the year 2018 kay Goldsworthy becomes the first female archbishop in the Anglican Communion on her installation in the Anglican Diocese of Perth, Western Australia.
Feb 10 Tottenham Hotspur edge Arsenal, 1-0 at Wembley Stadium in front of English Premier League record single-game attendance of 83,222 fans in the year 2018.
Feb 11 MOMA opens a major solo exhibition for Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral in New York in the year 2018.
Feb 11 In the year 2018 russian airliner crashes south-east of Moscow, killing all 71 on board
Feb 11 On this day in history 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 Portait paintings of Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley and Michelle Obama by Amy Sherald are unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in the year 2018.
Feb 12 In the year 2018 tropical cyclone Gita strikes Tonga as a category four cyclone causing widespread damage
Feb 13 In the year 2018 israeli Police report recommends Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be prosecuted on bribery, fraud and breach-of-trust charges
Feb 13 On this day in history south Africa declares a three-year drought a National Disaster, though pushes Cap Town's "Day Zero" to June 4
Feb 13 In the year 2018 south African President Jacob Zuma is ordered to step down by the A.N.C.
Feb 14 A school shooting occurs at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people and injuring 17 in the year 2018.
Feb 14 Ex-student Nikolas Cruz guns down 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida, before being captured on this day in history.
Feb 14 Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa after nine years in power in the year 2018.
Feb 14 South African President Jacob Zuma resigns from office in the year 2018.
Feb 14 In the year 2018 winter Olympics: American snowboarder Shaun White wins an unprecedented third halfpipe gold medal (previous 2006, 2010)
Feb 15 On this day in history cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in as South African President, replacing Jacob Zuma
Feb 15 On this day in history ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns in a surprise move
Feb 15 First known case of transgender woman breastfeeding reported in "Transgender Health Journal" in US in the year 2018.
Feb 16 More than 100,00 orangutans killed in Borneo since 1999 according to study published in "Current Biology" on this day in history.
Feb 16 National state of emergency declared in Ethiopia in wake of anti-government protests in the year 2018.
Feb 17 3 suicide bombers kill 18 in Konduga, north-east Nigeria on this day in history.
Feb 18 60th Daytona 500: Austin Dillon wins in a Chevrolet Camero ZL1 in the year 2018.
Feb 18 Aseman Airlines flight crashes in the Zagros mountains, Iran, killing all 66 on board in the year 2018.
Feb 18 In the year 2018 iran Aseman Airlines Flight 3704 crashes in the Zagros Mountains, en route from Tehran to Yasuj. All 65 passengers and crew members perish.
Feb 18 Syrian government forces begin a new offensive on Eastern Ghouta in Syria's civil war on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 2018 at least 17 killed when a garbage mound collapses in Maputo, Mozambique
Feb 19 In the year 2018 nigeria says 110 girls missing, presumed kidnapped by Boko Haram after attack on school in Dapchi, Yobe state
Feb 19 On this day in history syrian government forces bombard Gouta in deadliest day in 3 years, killing over 100 civilians
Feb 20 Queen of England, Elizabeth II makes surprise appearance at London fashion week on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 2018 venezuela becomes the first country to launch a virtual currency, the petro, to counteract their financial crisis
Feb 21 In the year 2018 indian film star Kamal Haasan launches a new political party - Makkal Needhi Mayyam in Tamil Nadu state