On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Anti-government protests begin in Bucharest, Romania, with over 400 injured in clashes with police
  • Evidence of one million Uighurs being held in "counter-extremism centers" in China presented to UN Committee on Human Rights
  • Landmark case against weed killer Roundup, San Francisco court awards groundsman Dewayne Johnson $289 million against Monsanto for giving him terminal cancer

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Omarosa Manigault Newman, former aide to US President Donald Trump, releases taped recordings of her firing from The White House

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Turkish lira falls dramatically after US President Donald Trump announces tariff increases on Turkish steel and aluminum