On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • China confirms it has detained Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who resigns from his position after being reported missing
  • Jodie Whittaker debuts in her first full episode as the 13th and first female Doctor Who on BBC television
  • Limousine crash kills 20 people, including two pedestrians in Schoharie, New York
  • Romanian referendum to ban same sex marriage fails with only 20.4% voting