On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 2018

Historical Events

  • European Commission rejects Italy's budget, first country to be rejected

Film Premier

Freddie Mercury bio film "Bohemian Rhapsody" directed by Bryan Singer, starring Rami Malek (Best Actor Academy Awards 2019) premieres in London

  • Megyn Kelly is criticized after making comments supporting blackface on her NBC show
  • Microplastics found in human stools for the first time by Austrian scientists

Murder of Interest

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejects Saudi claim journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed accidentally, says it was premeditated murder

Historic Event

World's longest sea-crossing bridge, the Hong Kong Macau Zhuhai bridge at 55km, opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping

  • World's oldest intact shipwreck, ancient Greek vessel 2,400 years old, found at bottom of the Black Sea by archaeologists
2018 Highlights

About October 23, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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