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Major Events of 2018

2018 (Roman Numerals: MMXVIII) was the 18th year of the 21st century. 2018 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Monday.

On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 2018.
News Events of 2018

Jacob Zuma resigns as President of South Africa.

Sergei Skripal and Yulia Skripal poisoned by nerve agent in Salisbury, UK.

US President Donald Trump accepts an invitation to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Donald Trump Kim Jong-un

Last male White Rhinoceros dies in Kenya.

British royal Prince Harry marries American actress Meghan Markle.

Apple, Inc. is the first company to achieve market capitalization of $1 trillion.

Burundi moves its capital from Bujumbura to Gitega.

More than half the world (51.2%) is using the Internet for the first time, according to the International Telecommunications Union.

Sports in 2018
  • Olympic Games:

    • 2018 Winter Olympics (XXIII Olympic Winter Games): Pyeongchang, South Korea

    • 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games (III Summer Youth Olympic Games): Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • American Football:

    2018 Super Bowl (Super Bowl LII):

    • Winning Team: Philadelphia Eagles

    • Losing Team: New England Patriots

  • Baseball:

    2018 World Series

    • Winning Team: Boston Red Sox

    • Losing Team: Los Angeles Dodgers

  • Soccer:

    2018 FIFA World Cup:

    • Host Nation for World Cup Finals: for World Cup Finals: Russia

    • Winners: France

    • Runners-Up: Croatia

    2018 Champions League:

    • Winners: Real Madrid

    • Runners-Up: Liverpool

2018 Was Designated As
  • International Year of the Reef.

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