What Happened on November 8, 2018

Historical Events

  • Authorities report more than 150 people have been killed in week-long assault by government forces on port of Hudaydah in Yemen
  • Azerbaijan woman who spent £16m in Harrods granted bail in UK after being arrested for suspested embezzlement under new laws

Film & TV History

CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's White House clearance revoked after continuing to question President Donald Trump while an intern tried to wrestle the microphone off him

  • Deadliest fire in Californian history, the Camp Fire starts at Plumas National Forest spreads in Butte County destroying town of Paradise, more than 13,000 buildings and killing at least 88
  • Mass grave of 200 people discovered on border of Somali and Oromia regions, Ethiopia, in investigation into atrocities by former regional president Abdi Mohammed
  • Qatar delivers $15 million in cash to pay civil servants in Gaza after earlier sending fuel to increase electricity from 4 to 8 hours a day
  • Virtual newsreader unveiled by China's state news agency Xinhua News, able to work 24 hours a day
  • Woolsey Fire starts near Thousand Oaks, California with Malibu and Calabasas evacuated, kills three
2018 Highlights

About November 8, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Shallow - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper