What Happened on December 18, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Australia regains cricket's Ashes against England, winning by an innings to take 3 game lead at the Wacca in Perth
  • Austria swears in new coalition government with Sebastian Kurz aged 31 of the People's Party made Chancellor
  • South Africa's ANC selects Cyril Ramaphosa as leader, to succeed President Jacob Zuma

Famous Deaths

  • Jonghyun [Kim Jong-hyun], South Korean singer-songwriter, radio host, and author (SHINee), commits suicide at 27