Historical Events In 2018
Friday, 16 April 2021
Apr 09 US Senator Tammy Duckworth becomes the first senator to give birth while in office on this day in history.
Apr 10 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg begins testifying before US Congress about data use and security in the year 2018.
Apr 11 On this day in history 257 people are killed after an Ilyushin Il-76 belonging to the Algerian Air Force crashes near Algiers.
Apr 14 On this day in history beyoncé is the first black woman to headline the Coachella Music Festival, her performance on this day the most-watched performance ever on YouTube
Apr 14 On this day in history national Gardening Day, since 2018 and according to the National Day Calendar
Apr 14 Syrian Civil War: The United States, the United Kingdom and France order the bombing of Syrian military bases in response to the sarin attack allegedly by the Bashar al-Assad regime on civilians in Ghouta in the year 2018.
Apr 14 On this day in history uS, UK and French forces carry out airstrikes on sites associated with Syria's chemical weapons program, in response to Douma gas attack
Apr 16 Desiree Linden becomes the first American to win the women's Boston marathon title since 1985 on this day in history.
Apr 16 Kendrick Lamar is the first rapper and non classical or jazz musician to win the Pulitzer Prize for music with his album "Damn" in the year 2018.
Apr 17 Former F.B.I. director James Comey publishes his political autobiography “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership” in the year 2018.
Apr 17 In the year 2018 protests across India at the rape and murder of an 8-year old Muslim girl in Kathua, Bengalu
Apr 18 “Black Panther” is the first film shown at a commercial cinema in 35 years in Saudi Arabia as cinemas are reopened in the year 2018.
Apr 18 On this day in history cinemas open in Saudi Arabia for the first time since 1983 with the American film Black Panther chosen as the first to be screened.
Apr 18 On this day in history in Nicaragua, protests begin against announced reforms of Social Security which would decrease retirement pension benefits. An estimated number of 34 protesters are killed by police.
Apr 18 NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is launched on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history protests begin in Managua, Nicaragua, over proposed changes to social security, protesters beaten by suspected pro-government gangs
Apr 19 Miguel Díaz-Canel is sworn in as President of Cuba, marking the first time since 1959 that Cuba has had a president other than Fidel or Raúl Castro on this day in history.
Apr 19 On this day in history miguel Diaz-Canel is elected Cuba's new president after former president Raúl Castro steps down
Apr 19 Senator Tammy Duckworth is the first parent to bring a baby into the US Senate a day after the Senate votes to allow babies on the chamber's floor on this day in history.
Apr 19 In the year 2018 swaziland changes its English name, officially becoming the Kingdom of Eswatini.
Apr 20 In the year 2018 actress Allison Mack arrested on charges of sex trafficking in relation to sex cult NXIVM in New York
Apr 20 Arsène Wenger announces he will leave London EPL club Arsenal after 22 years as manager in the year 2018.
Apr 20 Commonwealth countries decide Prince Charles will suceed Queen Elizabeth as the next head of the Commonwealth in the year 2018.
Apr 20 In the year 2018 king Mswati III of Swaziland changes the name of Swaziland to eSwatini, or “land of the Swati”
Apr 20 Mexican court bars sales of controversial Frida Kahlo Barbie doll on this day in history.
Apr 21 Oakland A's left hander Sean Manaea no-hits the Boston Red Sox on this day in history.
Apr 22 Bus crash in North Korea kills 36, with most Chinese tourists on this day in history.
Apr 22 Gunman opens fire at Waffle House in Nasville, Tennessee, killing four with James Shaw Jr. wrestling rifle from gunman's hands in the year 2018.
Apr 22 Liverpool's Egyptian soccer forward Mohamed Salah is named Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year on this day in history.
Apr 22 Monte Carlo Tennis Masters: Rafael Nadal beats Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 to extend his Open-era record for most wins at the same event (11) on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history saudi-led coalition airstrike kills more than 20 at a wedding in northwestern Yemen
Apr 23 A vehicle-ramming attack kills 10 people and injures 16 in Toronto. A 25-year-old suspect, Alek Minassian, is arrested on this day in history.
Apr 23 Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan resigns after 10 years in office after mass protests against him beginning an unconstitutional third term on this day in history.
Apr 23 Mario Abdo Benítez is elected President of Paraguay in the year 2018.