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October 16, 2018 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Chairman of China's Xinjiang’s government defends its detention camps for Uighur Muslims saying they provided “vocational education and training”
  • Man Booker Prize is won by Anna Burns' "Milkman", the first winner from Northern Ireland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman denies knowledge of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi according to President Trump

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
Mohammed bin Salman
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Dissident, Author and Columnist Jamal Khashoggi
Dissident, Author and Columnist
Jamal Khashoggi

Deaths in History

  • Berthold Leibinger, German entrepreneur (Trumpf) and philanthropist, dies at 87
2018 in History