On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 2018

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finishes 4th in the Mexican Grand Prix at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez to clinch his 5th Formula 1 World Drivers Championship

Formula 1 Driver Lewis Hamilton
Formula 1 Driver
Lewis Hamilton
  • Michael D. Higgins is re-elected Irish president
  • Political crisis in Sri Lanka after President Sirisena sacks Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and the cabinet, suspends parliament for two weeks with one man killed in protests
  • Ukrainian tennis star Elina Svitolina registers biggest win of her career when she rallies for a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 triumph over American Sloane Stephens in a classic WTA Finals title decider in Singapore
  • World Series Baseball: Boston Red Sox beats LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 5 at Dodger Stadium to win 9th title in franchise history; MVP: Boston utility Steve Pearce

Famous Deaths

  • Richard James Gill, Australian conductor and music educator, dies from cancer at 76
2018 Highlights

About October 28, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio