On This Day

October 17, 2018 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Australian state of Queensland decriminalizes abortion
  • Canada legalizes the sale of recreational cannabis, the second country after Uruguay
  • India's junior foreign minister MJ Akbar is highest official to resign in #MeToo case after sexual harassment accusations by numerous women
  • Student shoots and detonates a bomb killing 20 with 40 injured at Kerch polytechnic college, Crimea