July 2018 calendar

July 2018

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 2018.
The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 2018: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2018?


  • 01 Jul 2018 48 people were killed when a bus crashes off a mountain road in Uttarakhand, India.
  • 02 Jul 2018 Crossing the Ditch. Scott Donaldson, a New Zealander, becomes the first solo kayaker who successfully crosses the Tasman Sea. After 62 days at sea, Donaldson landed at Ngamotu Beach in New Plymouth at 8.44 PM local time (08.44 UTC).
  • 03 Jul 2018 Syrian Civil War: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's son is killed in a suicide bombing mission in Homs (western Syria) or by a Russian attack on a cave.
  • 04 Jul 2018 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli security forces clash with Bedouin residents of Khan al-Ahmar in West Bank as Israeli bulldozers prepare for demolition. On May 24, the Supreme Court of Israel decided that residents of the village could be expelled, although such relocation is illegal under international humanitarian law.
  • 05 Jul 2018 Incidents and accidents involving fireworks: At least 19 people were killed in two explosions at Tultepec's fireworks workshops, Mexico. Several more were injured. Tultepec has a large fireworks industry.
  • 06 Jul 2018 Off the coast of Galicia in Spain, was found the wreckage of U-966, a Nazi German submarine. It was lost to enemy fire in November 1943.
  • 07 Jul 2018 2018 Phuket boat capsize: With 15 people still missing, the death toll from a Phuket tourist boat accident has risen to 41.
  • 08 Jul 2018 Syrian Civil War: An Israeli plane is damaged by the Syrian Air Defense Force. The Israeli missile strike against the Tiyas Military Airbase in the Homs Governorate (T-4 Airbase), is stopped by the Syrian Air Defense Force.
  • 09 Jul 2018 2018 Japan Floods: Deaths due to heavy rains in Japan reach 126. More than 86 people are still missing.
  • 10 Jul 2018 Television in Iran: IRIB TV1 film showing social media users being scolded for encouraging dance online.
  • 11 Jul 2018 War in Afghanistan: Officials say that 29 soldiers from the Afghan Army were killed by the Taliban in an attack near Kunduz. Numerous militants are killed in air strikes elsewhere in Afghanistan.
  • 12 Jul 2018 2018 Japan Floods: Heavy rains in Japan cause death tolls of 209 and 28 respectively.
  • 13 Jul 2018 2018 Mastung suicide bombing; Pakistani general election, 2018: A suicide bomb attack near Mastung, Pakistan, kills 129 people, including political party candidate Siraj Raisani, during a political campaign. This attack is the third on a political rally in succession.
  • 14 Jul 2018 Iranian intervention in Iraq (2014-present). Iran's Revolutionary Guards kills three would-be saboteurs, injures another near the Iraqi border in Kermanshah before seizing their equipment. Another volunteer for Iran is also killed.
  • 15 Jul 2018 Protests in Iraq 2015-2018: 16 people were killed or seriously injured during demonstrations in Muthanna Province (Iraq), and 33 others were arrested.
  • 16 Jul 2018 2015-2018 Iraqi protests - Demonstrations in Iraq leave many people dead and create mass unrest.
  • 17 Jul 2018 Gaza-Israel conflict, 2018 Gaza border protests. The Israel Defense Forces have been instructed to prepare for an extensive military offensive in Gaza in the event that Hamas demands to stop rocket attacks, incendiary and flaming kite launches are not met by Friday.
  • 18 Jul 2018 Syrian Civil War: Siege at al-Fu'ah, Kafriya: As part of a deal between rebel forces with the Syrian government, the evacuations of the Shia towns Al-Fu'ah (northern Idlib Governorate) begin.
  • 19 Jul 2018 Protests in 2015-2018 Iraq: The protests began last week and continue amid anger at poor public services, high levels of unemployment, and pollution.
  • 20 Jul 2018 2018 Gaza border protests. The Israel Defense Forces engages in a gunfight against Hamas' military branch after an Israeli soldier is shot dead by a Palestinian sniper. Four Hamas members are also killed. Israel responds by striking Hamas targets in Gaza. (BBC) (The New York Times).Three rockets fired from Gaza at Israeli communities. The Iron Dome intercepts two of them.
  • 21 Jul 2018 Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne has resigned due to declining health and is replaced with Jeep CEO Mike Manley.
  • 22 Jul 2018 Conflict in Afghanistan (2001-present: A suicide bomber from ISIL kills 14 and injures more than 60 people at a checkpoint near Hamid Karzai Airport. This attack occurs as Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum returns to Afghanistan from more than a year of exile in Turkey. Dostum, his entourage and others are not wounded.
  • 23 Jul 2018 2018 Attica wildfires - Wildfires in Attica, Greece caused by wildfires that erupted on August 7, 2018, killed at least 76 people and left 172 others injured. They also destroyed hundreds of homes and vehicles. This prompted a state emergency. The Greek government asks for assistance from the European Union.
  • 24 Jul 2018 Israeli-Syrian military incidents in the Syrian Civil War: Israel Defense Forces shot down a Syrian Air Force plane near the Golan Heights, after it crossed into the UNDOF area near Israel's border.
  • 25 Jul 2018 Syrian Civil War: 2018 As-Suwayda Attacks: Coordinated suicide bombings and shootings by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (As-Suwayda), Syria, kill 215 and injure over 200 more.
  • 26 Jul 2018 Facebook stock drops 20% (US$118billion), setting a new record for the largest stock market loss in one trading day and the first time that a stock has lost more than $100 billion in one trading day.
  • 27 Jul 2018 Proposed Disney acquisition of 21st Century Fox: 21st Century Fox shareholders approve a $71.3 million merger with The Walt Disney Company.
  • 28 Jul 2018 The ground breaking for the Barack Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park (Illinois) is being pushed back until all federal approvals have been completed. This won't happen until 2019.
  • 29 Jul 2018 2018 Pacific Typhoon Season: Typhoon Jongdari strikes central and western Japan. It injures at least 21 people, and cuts power to thousands of homes. After devastating floods earlier in the month and a deadly heat wave, the typhoon is just the latest of a series of weather events that have affected the country.
  • 30 Jul 2018 Syrian Civil War: 2018 Southern Syria Offensive: The Syrian Army seizes Al-Shajara. This is ISIL's "main bastion", according to the Daraa Governorate. (The New Arab). The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that ISIL militants have taken more than 30 Druze children and women hostage after last week's attack on Druze villages in As-Suwayda Governorate.
  • 31 Jul 2018 Terrorism and terrorist incidents in Tajikistan: ISIL claims responsibility in a Tajikistan attack that left four cyclists dead. It happened two days before.
  • 10 Jul 2018 A group of Thai school children and their teacher get stuck in a cave for a few days; they are all rescued but one rescuer doesn't make it. This is known as the Tham Luang cave rescue.[21]


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 2018?

The Cottages on Silver Beach by RaeAnne Thayne

The Cottages on Silver Beach


Elliot Bailey goes back to Haven Point, where he rents a cottage that Megan Hamilton rented.

Things That Matter by Charles Krauthammer

Things That Matter


Subtitle: Three Decades of Passions Pastimes and Politics

The Fallen by David Baldacci

The Fallen


Alex Jamison and Amos Decker investigate a series bizarre murders in a town in the rust belt; fourth in a series

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential


Delectable, shocking, and hilarious banquet of outrageous tales from the culinary trade, prepared by Chef Anthony Bourdain. He shares his 25-year-old history of drugs, sex, high-end cuisine, and more.

All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin

All We Ever Wanted


Nashville viralizes a photo taken by a high school boy of a girl who was passed out at a party.