June 2018 calendar

June 2018

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 2018: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 2018?


  • 01 Jun 2018 Brazil's Economy: Pedro Parente, Brazil Petrobras's head, resigns amid protests over diesel fuel prices.
  • 02 Jun 2018 Google reports that the U.S. military has terminated a contract to create machine-learning algorithms for drones and artificial intelligence.
  • 03 Jun 2018 Cattle raiding: 23 people were reported to have been killed by cattle thieves in Zamfara (Nigeria).
  • 04 Jun 2018 Seven people were killed in a suicide bombing attack at a Kabul gathering of clerics during the War in Afghanistan (2001-present). The religious group had previously issued a fatwa against suicide-bombings.
  • 05 Jun 2018 Heathrow Airport expansion: The Cabinet of Britain approves an controversial third runway at London Heathrow Airport.
  • 06 Jun 2018 Syrian Civil War: After seven years of closure, the Syrian government reopens Homs-Hama Highway.
  • 07 Jun 2018 Economy of the United Kingdom: House of Fraser announces it will close 31 of its 59 stores including its flagship store in London's Oxford Street.
  • 08 Jun 2018 2018 Gaza border protests Israeli troops use tear gas and live rounds to kill four civilians and injure over 600 others.
  • 09 Jun 2018 According to Pajhwok Afghan News, the Taliban announced a three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan with Afghan authorities. On Thursday, President Ashraf Ghani declared a ceasefire between the Taliban and government troops. It was effective from June 12-19.
  • 10 Jun 2018 Terrorism is in Iraq: Baghdad's warehouse housing ballot boxes from last month's elections burns to the ground. Many politicians claim that the fire was an act of criminality meant to destabilize the state after a dispute over the election results.
  • 11 Jun 2018 Economy of the United Kingdom: Poundworld, a British retail chain that employs thousands, goes into administration.
  • 12 Jun 2018 Conflicts between Indo-Pakistani and Pakistani forces, India-Pakistan relations. India claims that four soldiers were killed when Pakistan fired shots at Kashmir.
  • 13 Jun 2018 Yemeni Civil War (2015): Battle of Hudaida (2018) - Saudi-led coalition forces launch an operation to seize control of Al Hudaydah port, Yemen. The Houthis have held it since 2015.
  • 14 Jun 2018 Turkish general election 2018, 2018: Three people die and eight are injured in Suruc, Turkey after riots broke out during election campaigns.
  • 15 Jun 2018 War in North-West Pakistan: On June 13, the Afghan Ministry of Defense reported that Mullah Fazlullah (emir of Pakistani Taliban) was killed in Kunar by a drone strike.
  • 16 Jun 2018 Yemeni Civil War (2015)-present: Battle of Al Hudaydah. After driving out Houthi forces, Saudi Arabian-led coalition forces seize control over Hodeida International Airport. In the Yemeni port of Sanaa, around 280 people were reported to have been killed over the past four days.
  • 17 Jun 2018 Boko Haram insurgency: At least 31 people are killed in twin suicide bombings at Damboa, Nigeria. Rockets from outside the town are believed to be following the explosions.
  • 18 Jun 2018 Gaza-Israel conflict: A Palestinian man is killed while trying to alter the Israel-Gaza border’s automated defenses. They explode.
  • 19 Jun 2018 Floods in Abidjan on the Ivory Coast claimed 20 lives and damaged many homes and roads.
  • 20 Jun 2018 Sinking of the MV Sinar Bangun. The ferry, designed to carry 43 passengers, sinks at Tigaras, Lake Toba in North Sumatra. 192 people are reported missing.
  • 21 Jun 2018 North Korea-United States relations. North Korea and weapons.
  • 22 Jun 2018 A BNSF Railway freight train carrying 33 oil tanker cars, derailed in Lyon County Iowa. Some of the crude oil leaked into the rain-swollen Rock River. There were no injuries and a mandatory evacuation was ordered.
  • 23 Jun 2018 Eastern Daraa offensive (June 2018, Syria): The Syrian government launched a ground offensive in eastern Daraa, the southern province.
  • 24 Jun 2018 Eastern Daraa offensive (June 2018: First time that Russian warplanes provided air cover for the offensive
  • 25 Jun 2018 Police in Greater Manchester, England issue a public statement following the suicide of a Radcliffe teenager boy. The coroner also sends notices out to schools about the Doki Doki Literature Club!
  • 26 Jun 2018 Syrian Civil War: Eastern Daraa Offensive (June 2018: Syrian Army troops and Liwa al-Quds Militiamen take control of Busra al-Harir, in the southern Daraa Governorate. Recent fighting has caused approximately 45,000 displacements in the region. (BBC).Syrian state media reports that two Israeli missiles hit targets near Damascus International Airport, including an Iranian cargo aircraft just landing.
  • 27 Jun 2018 Fastjet shares fell 72% in the wake of equity talks between shareholders. The airline warned that trading could be stopped completely and that the company may be liquidated if no solution is found.
  • 28 Jun 2018 2018 UY Aviation King Air C90 crashes: Four people were killed in a light aircraft crash in Mumbai's Ghatkopar, India.
  • 29 Jun 2018 BAE Systems receives a PS19.6bn contract for nine Hunter-class frigates to be built for the Royal Australian Navy. Construction is expected to start in 2020.
  • 30 Jun 2018 2017-18 Iranian protests
  • 10 Jun 2018 rover, sends it last message back to earth. The mission was finally declared over on February 13, 2019.


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 2018?

The Restless Wave by John McCain, Mark Salter

The Restless Wave


This candid memoir by Senator John McCain is a political memoir that reflects on the life of an American hero.

The President Is Missing by James Patterson, Bill Clinton

The President Is Missing


Cyberterrorist threats grip the nation and make the U.S. president vanish

The Fallen by David Baldacci

The Fallen


Decker is one the most bizarre detectives any novelist could have imagined. - -Washington Post Amos Decker, the Memory Man. Decker was afflicted by a head injury from football that changed his personality. Decker can't remember the smallest details, which …

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly


Kitchen Confidential exposes what Bourdain refers to as "twenty five years of sex and drugs, bad behaviour, and haute cuisine." The shocking "Don't Eat before Reading This" revelation by Chef Bourdain was published in The New Yorker's summer issue.

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