What Happened on December 28, 2018

Historical Events


British New Year's honours list include Knights for author Philip Pullman and comedian Michael Palin, a Dame for Twiggy and a Order of the Companions of Honour for Margaret Atwood

  • UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes of Brazil moves up in weight and KOs dominant featherweight Cris "Cyborg" Justino just 51 seconds into the opening round at the Forum, Inglewood, CA; first female to win UFC titles in multiple weight classes

Famous Deaths

  • Christine McGuire, American pop vocalist (McGuire Sisters - "Sincerely"; "Sugartime"), dies at 92
  • Georges Loinger, French resistance fighter (WWII), dies at 108
  • June Whitfield, English comedian and actress (Terry and June, Absolutely Fabulous), dies at 93
  • Ray Sawyer, American singer (Dr Hook), dies at 81
  • Shehu Shagari, Nigerian politician, President of Nigeria (1979-83), dies at 93
2018 Highlights

About December 28, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thank U, Next - Ariana Grande
  • UK #1 Song: Sweet But Psycho - Ava Max