On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 2018

Historical Events

  • African American Stephon Clark shot 20 times by police in his Grandmother's backyard in Sacramento, California during vandalism investigation
  • Bushfire in Tathra, New South Wales, Australia, destroys over 70 buildings
  • First fatal accident involving an Uber self-driving car hitting a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Portuguese soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo records his 50th career hat-trick in Real Madrid's 6-3 win over Girona

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Serial bomber suspected after fourth bomb goes off in Austin, Texas, injuring two, total bombing death toll, 2 dead, 5 injured
  • Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize Kurdish held northern Syrian town of Afrin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Senator Amy Klobuchar calls on Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the Senate Judiciary in wake in data mining scandal with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Vladimir Putin is elected to a new six-year term as Russian President with 76% of the vote, his fourth term

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin

2018 Highlights

About March 18, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces