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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 2018?


Events

  • 01 Nov 2018 2018 Pacific typhoon season: The death toll from landslides and floods caused by Typhoon Yutu in the Philippines rises to 15 people. One man died in Hong Kong, China. (News.com.au), (Asia Times)
  • 02 Nov 2018 Unknown attackers kill Maulana Sami-ul-Haq, a former Pakistani senator widely known as the "Father of the Taliban", at his residence in Rawalpindi. (Geo TV), (Reuters)
  • 03 Nov 2018 War in Afghanistan: An Afghan commando in Kabul kills Major Brent Taylor of the Utah National Guard, who was also the mayor of North Ogden, Utah. (The New York Times)
  • 04 Nov 2018 2018 Minya bus attack: Egyptian Police kill 19 Islamist militants accused of involvement in an attack on Coptic Christians in central Egypt two days ago. (BBC)
  • 05 Nov 2018 Anglophone Crisis: A kidnapping occurs at a school in Bamenda, the capital of the North-West region of Cameroon, with at least seventy-eight students and three staff taken, including the principal. The Anglophone Crisis is a conflict between separatists and the government of Cameroon. (BBC)
  • 06 Nov 2018 Demographics of Colombia: With the previous Colombia census thirteen years ago, the National Administrative Department of Statistics registered 45.5 million Colombians and legal foreign residents living in the country. This latest census reveals that there are five million fewer people in Colombia than previously estimated. (El Tiempo)
  • 07 Nov 2018 Jean-Claude Arnault, Postponement of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature: Jayne Svenungsson announces she is leaving the Swedish Academy, the body that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature. She is the eighth person to quit amid sex abuse and financial crime scandals at the exclusive group. (AP via The New York Times)
  • 08 Nov 2018 French authorities impound a Ryanair jet, because of payments owed to the European Union for illegal subsidies, at the Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport just before 149 London-bound passengers boarded. (AP)
  • 09 Nov 2018 War in Afghanistan: Officials say that an attack by the Taliban on an army outpost killed 10 soldiers and 7 policemen in Khwaja Ghar District after 7 policemen were killed in Farah yesterday. (AP via The Fresno Bee)
  • 10 Nov 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom: Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth, Roger Staubach, Antonin Scalia, Orrin Hatch, doctor and philanthropist Miriam Adelson, and Alan Page are expected to be recipients for the Presidential Medal of Freedom award. (Entertainment Weekly), (The Washington Post)
  • 11 Nov 2018 Israel-Palestine confrontation (November 2018): Seven Palestinians, including commander Nour Baraka and three other militants, are killed during a raid by the Israel Defense Forces in the southeastern Gaza Strip, that was supported by air attacks. One IDF officer was killed and another was injured. Over a dozen rockets were subsequently fired from Gaza, three of which were shot down. (KUNA) (BBC) (Al Jazeera)
  • 12 Nov 2018 Israel and Hamas exchange missile fire with 300 rockets being launched from Gaza within the span of three hours. (The New York Times)
  • 13 Nov 2018 Amazon HQ2: Amazon announces it will split their second headquarters in New York City and National Landing in northern Virginia (outside Washington D.C.) (CNN)
  • 14 Nov 2018 Anglophone Crisis: The Cameroonian Armed Forces kill at least 30 Ambazonian separatists in two-days of intense clashes in Cameroon's English-speaking region. A mayor in Donga-Mantung is also shot dead. (Al Jazeera)
  • 15 Nov 2018 Kivu conflict: The United Nations announce that seven MONUSCO peacekeepers were killed in clashes with militia yesterday in Beni, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Reuters)
  • 16 Nov 2018 Johnston Press, which owns i, The Scotsman, the Yorkshire Post and other UK newspapers, enters administration after failing to secure a buyer. It is set to be de-listed on the London Stock Exchange on 19 November 2018. (The Guardian)
  • 17 Nov 2018 Syrian Civil War: After months of fighting, Syrian government forces retake control of Tulul al-Safa in southern Syria from ISIL. (The New Arab)
  • 18 Nov 2018 Boko Haram fighters loyal to ISIS attacked a military base in the Nigerian town of Metele, killing at least 118 soldiers while at least 153 others were missing after the attack, the militants also seized tanks, armored vehicles, artillery, weapons, and ammunition (Reuters)
  • 19 Nov 2018 Nissan chairman and former CEO Carlos Ghosn is arrested in Japan for breaching the country's financial trading laws, prompting Nissan to recommend that he and director Greg Kelly step down for misconduct. Ghosn is also the chairman and CEO of Renault. (The Irish Times)
  • 20 Nov 2018 November 2018 Kabul attack: At least 50 people are killed and 83 others wounded in a suicide bombing on a Mawlid gathering in Kabul, Afghanistan. (BBC)
  • 21 Nov 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): The death toll in the suicide bomb attack at a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul rises to 55. (Reuters)
  • 22 Nov 2018 The Leaning Tower of Pisa Surveillance Group reports the structure is leaning less, by 4 cm (1.6 in) over the past two decades. (BBC)
  • 23 Nov 2018 2018 Karachi Chinese consulate attack: Four people are killed in an armed assault on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, Pakistan. Three attackers are also dead. The attack is claimed by the Balochistan Liberation Army. (CNN)
  • 24 Nov 2018 Syrian Civil War: Syrian state media report that more than 50 civilians are injured in a suspected poison gas attack by Syrian rebels on Aleppo. (The Sydney Morning Herald)
  • 25 Nov 2018 Russia stops three Ukrainian Navy vessels from passing under the Kerch Strait Bridge by blocking it with a cargo ship. Russia claims they violated her territorial waters and ignored warnings. The navy vessels and their crews are seized after shots were fired. Russia says three Ukrainians were wounded. According to Ukraine, six of their sailors are wounded. Ukraine denies their ships did anything wrong. (Reuters) (AP)
  • 26 Nov 2018 Kerch Strait incident: Russia asks for an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council to convene. (TASS)The Kerch Strait is re-opened to commercial shipping. (Reuters)Martial law in Ukraine: The Verkhovna Rada approves the introduction of martial law in 10 oblasts of Ukraine for a period of 30 days. (BBC)
  • 27 Nov 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): Three U.S. troops are killed and three others are wounded in an IED blast near Ghazni, Afghanistan. (BBC)
  • 28 Nov 2018 A series of U.S. airstrikes kills at least 30 Afghan civilians, including 16 children, in Garmsir District, Helmand Province. Additional civilians were left wounded or buried in the rubble. The target of the strikes was a suspected Taliban compound. The United States' strategy aims to push the Taliban into talks. (Reuters)
  • 29 Nov 2018 Vietjet Air flight VJ 356 crashed upon landing at Buon Ma Thuot International Airport while carrying 207 passenger and crew. Six people were injured but all survived. (VnExpress)
  • 30 Nov 2018 2018 Anchorage earthquake: A magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Alaska, with the epicenter in Anchorage. Severe damage is reported. (USGS) (CBS News)

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

Country: United States of America

Schindler's List

Schindler's List

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Country: United States of America

Oldboy

Oldboy

Directed by: Chan-wook Park

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang, Dae-han Ji

Country: United States of America

Scarface

Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States of America

Ardh Satya

Ardh Satya

Directed by: Govind Nihalani

Starring: Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Shafi Inamdar

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 2018?
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Past Tense by Lee Child

Past Tense

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Jack Reacher stumbles across the New Hampshire town where his father was born; 23rd in series

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown by Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown

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Don't risk running out of power at the moment when you need your cell phone the most. By keeping the Samsung Super Charged 2.0 Amp Wall Charger handy while at home or at the office, you can be sure that …

Target: Alex Cross by James Patterson

Target: Alex Cross

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Alex Cross tries to find a sniper who opened fire on mourners in Washington, D.C.

Cook Like a Pro by Ina Garten

Cook Like a Pro

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Subtitle: "Recipes and Tips for Home Cooks"

Fire & Blood by George R.R. Martin

Fire & Blood

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Subtitle: “300 Years Before ‘A Game of Thrones’” (a Targaryen History)