On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 250,000 doses of vaccines for children produced by a firm in China faulty according to reports in China
  • Dam collapses while under construction in Attapeu province, Laos, killing at least 20 with more than 100 missing
  • Environmental reports finds China on track to reach new emission targets, but carbon dioxide emissions risen - 9.2 billion metric tons in 2017, more than US and Europe combined
  • First graphic novel to be nominated for a major literary prize is "Sabrina" by Nick Drnaso for Booker long list
  • International Monetary Fund predicts inflation of 1 million percent in Venezuela by end of 2018
  • Japan records its highest ever temperature at 41.1 degrees (105.98F) in Kumagaya
  • Slum homes for 30,000 people demolished to make way for a dual carriage way in Nairobi, Kenya