Historical Events on July 18 (Part 2)

  • 2019 One of world's earliest mosques at 1,200 years old discovered by archaeologists in Israel's Negev Desert

COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Mumbai

  • 2021 108th Tour de France: Defending champion Tadej Pogačar of Slovenia becomes youngest rider to win the Tour twice; also claims Mountains and Youth classifications; Mark Cavendish wins points title

Sports History

2021 British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: American Collin Morikawa becomes first male in history to win his debut at 2 separate major events [2020 PGA C'ship]; beats Jordan Spieth by 2 strokes