What Happened on May 15, 2018

Historical Events

  • "Laurel vs Yanny" disagreement over what word heard in an audio file begins across social media
  • 58 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces and 1700 hospitalized on the Gaza border protesting opening of US embassy in Jerusalem and 70 year founding of Israel

Event of Interest

Controversial Kerch bridge linking Russia and annexed Crimea opened by Russian President Vladimir Putin. At 19km the longest bridge in Europe.

  • Flyover collapses in Varanasi, India, killing at least 18
  • Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim is released from prison after being pardoned by King Muhammad V
  • North Korea threatens to pull out of summit with US and South Korea saying it can "not hide our feeling of repugnance" towards US security advisor John Bolton
  • Taliban forces attack and claim to has seized control of the western city of Farah, Afghanistan
2018 History

Famous Deaths

  • Ian Denholm, Scottish shipping CEO (Murray Investment Trust), dies at 91

About May 15, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

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