On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 60th Daytona 500: Austin Dillon wins after multi-car wreck sends race into overtime (207 laps) ahead of rookie Darrell Wallace Jr

Film tv awardsBAFTA Awards

71st British Academy Film Awards (Baftas): "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri " Best Film, Guillermo del Toro Best Director, Best Actors Frances McDormand / Gary Oldman

  • After taking out the men's combined gold medal, Austrian alpine skier Marcel Hirscher wins the giant slalom at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
  • Aseman Airlines flight crashes in the Zagros mountains, Iran, killing all 66 on board
  • Frenchman Martin Fourcade wins his 2nd of 3 gold medals at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the 15k mass start biathlon; also wins men's 12.5k pursuit & mixed relay

Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

NBA All Star Game, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: Team LeBron beats Team Curry, 148-145; MVP: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers, F

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
  • Syrian government forces begin a new offensive on Eastern Ghouta in Syria's civil war