On This Day

Historical Events on May 18 (Part 2)

  • 2014 Swiss voters reject a $25 per hour minimum wage
  • 2014 60th British Academy Television Awards: "A League of Their Own" Best Comedy, "Broadchurch" Best Drama
  • 2014 The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, Shoal Creek G&CC: Kenny Perry wins his third of 4 Champions Tour majors by 1 stroke from Mark Calcavecchia
  • 2018 Santa Fe High School shooting; 17 year-old shooter kills 10 and injures 10 in Santa Fe, Texas
  • 2018 Mexican Damojh airlines flight crashes near Havana airport, Cuba, killing 110 with just 3 survivors

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 All of Chile's 34 Roman Catholic bishops offer their resignation to Pope Francis in wake of child sex scandal

Music releaseAlbum Release

2018 K-pop boy band BTS release their album "Love Yourself: Tear", sells 135,000 first week

K-Pop Star Jimin
K-Pop Star
Jimin
  • 2019 English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (85,854): Gabriel Jesus & Raheem Sterling each score twice as Manchester City thrash Watford, 6-0, completing an unprecedented domestic treble
  • 2019 144th Preakness: War of Will with Tyler Gaffalione aboard wins for trainer Mark E. Casse by a nose from Everfast

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2019 Australian federal elections won by Scott Morrison's coalition government in a surprise result

Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison
Prime Minister of Australia
Scott Morrison

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2020 US President Donald Trump confirms he is taking controversial drug hydroxychloroquine against Covid-19

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump