On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 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