What Happened on October 31, 2018

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

Statue of Unity

World's biggest statue, the Statue of Unity at 182m is unveiled of Indian independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat state

2018 History

Famous Deaths

Willie McCoveyWillie McCovey (1938-2018)

American Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman (6 x MLB All Star; NL MVP 1969; NL home run leader 1963, 68, 69; SF Giants), dies of an infection at 80

About October 31, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 4 months and 20 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