On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • BLACKPINK become the first K-pop girl group to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 with multiple hits
  • In landmark verdict, Pakistani Supreme Court acquits Christian woman of blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed after eight years on death row
  • US and Great Britain call for a cease-fire in Saudi-led war in Yemen, in 3-year war that has claimed over 10,000 lives and created famine conditions

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Worlds biggest statue, the Statue of Unity is unveiled of Indian independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at 182 meters in Gujarat state

Indian Freedom Fighter and Politician Sardar Patel
Indian Freedom Fighter and Politician
Sardar Patel

Famous Deaths

  • Willie McCovey, American Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman (6-time All Star), dies of an infection at 80