November 2018 calendar

November 2018

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 2018?


  • 01 Nov 2018 2018 Pacific Typhoon Season: 15 deaths from floods and landslides caused by Typhoon Yutu, a typhoon that struck the Philippines in August 2018. One man died in Hong Kong, China. (,
  • 02 Nov 2018 Maulana Samiul-Haq, a former Pakistani senator well-known as the "Father to the Taliban", was killed by unknown attackers at his Rawalpindi residence. (Geo TV),
  • 03 Nov 2018 War in Afghanistan: Major Brent Taylor, a member of the Utah National Guard who was also the mayor for North Ogden (Utah), is killed by an Afghan commando in Kabul.
  • 04 Nov 2018 2018 Minya bus attack: Egyptian police kill 19 Islamist militants who were involved in an attack in central Egypt on Coptic Christians two days ago.
  • 05 Nov 2018 Anglophone Crisis: At least seventy eight students and three staff members are kidnapped at Bamenda, capital of the North West region of Cameroon. Anglophone Crisis refers to a conflict between separatists in Cameroon and the government.
  • 06 Nov 2018 Demographics of Colombia: The Colombia Census was conducted thirteen years ago. The latest census shows that Colombia has five million fewer residents than originally estimated.
  • 07 Nov 2018 Jean-Claude Arnault, Postponement for the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature. Jayne Svenungsson announced that she was leaving the Swedish Academy which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature. She is the eighth member to leave the group after financial crimes and sex abuse scandals.
  • 08 Nov 2018 French authorities seize a Ryanair plane because it was owed illegal subsidies to the European Union at Bordeaux-Merignac Airport, just before 149 passengers bound for London boarded.
  • 09 Nov 2018 Officials in Afghanistan say the Taliban attacked an outpost of the army yesterday, killing 10 soldiers and 7 officers in Khwaja Ghar District. This comes after 7 police officers were killed in Farah yesterday.
  • 10 Nov 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom: Babe Ruth and Elvis Presley will be receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom award. Orrin Hatch and Miriam Adelson (doctor and philanthropist) are also expected to be honored. (Entertainment Weekly),
  • 11 Nov 2018 Israel-Palestine conflict (November 2018). Seven Palestinians were killed in a raid of the Israel Defense Forces in southeastern Gaza Strip. This was supported by air strikes. One IDF officer was shot and killed, while another was hurt. Three of the 12 rockets fired from Gaza were later shot down.
  • 12 Nov 2018 Israel and Hamas exchange missile firing, with 300 rockets launched from Gaza in three hours.
  • 13 Nov 2018 Amazon announces that it will split its second headquarters in New York City from National Landing, northern Virginia
  • 14 Nov 2018 Anglophone Crisis: At least 30 Ambazonian separatists were killed by the Cameroonian Armed Forces during intense clashes that erupted in Cameroon's English speaking region. Also, Donga-Mantung's mayor is shot to death.
  • 15 Nov 2018 Conflict in Kivu: Seven MONUSCO peacekeepers died in clashes yesterday with militia in Beni (North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo).
  • 16 Nov 2018 Johnston Press, owner of i, The Scotsman and the Yorkshire Post, goes into administration after it failed to find a buyer. It will be delisted from the London Stock Exchange on 19th November 2018.
  • 17 Nov 2018 Syrian Civil War: Following months of fighting, the Syrian government forces take back control of Tulul al-Safa, south Syria from ISIL.
  • 18 Nov 2018 Boko Haram militants loyal to ISIS attacked a military station in Nigeria's town of Metele. At least 118 soldiers were killed and at least 153 more were left missing. The militants also took tanks, armored vehicles as well as weapons and ammunition.
  • 19 Nov 2018 Former CEO of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, was arrested in Japan on suspicion of violating Japan's financial trading laws. Nissan recommended that Ghosn and Greg Kelly resign for misconduct. Ghosn is also chairman and CEO at Renault.
  • 20 Nov 2018 November 2018, Kabul Attack: At least 50 people were killed and 83 more injured in a suicide bombing at a Mawlid gathering, Kabul, Afghanistan.
  • 21 Nov 2018 Afghanistan War (2001-present: 55 deaths in suicide bombing attack on Kabul gathering of religious scholars.
  • 22 Nov 2018 According to the Leaning Tower at Pisa Surveillance Group, the structure has been leaning less for the past 20 years by 4 cm (1.6 inches)
  • 23 Nov 2018 Attack on Karachi Chinese consulate, 2018: Four people were killed in an attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi. Three other attackers also died. Balochistan Liberation Army claims the attack.
  • 24 Nov 2018 Syrian Civil War: Syrian state media reports that over 50 civilians were injured in an alleged poison gas attack by Syrian rebels at Aleppo.
  • 25 Nov 2018 Russia blocks three Ukrainian Navy vessels' passage under the Kerch Strait Bridge with a cargo vessel, preventing them from passing through. Russia claims that they have violated her territorial waters, and that she ignored warnings. After shots were fired, the navy vessels and crews were seized. Russia claims that three Ukrainians were injured. Ukraine claims that six of their sailors have been injured. Ukraine denies that their ships were involved in any wrongdoing.
  • 26 Nov 2018 Kerch Strait incident: Russia requests an urgent meeting with the United Nations Security Council. (TASS). The Kerch Strait has been reopened for commercial shipping. (Reuters) Martial law in Ukraine: For a period of 30 jours, the Verkhovna Rada approves martial law in Ukraine.
  • 27 Nov 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001-present: Three U.S. soldiers are killed and three more are injured in an IED explosion near Ghazni in Afghanistan.
  • 28 Nov 2018 At least 30 Afghan civilians are killed in a series of U.S. Airstrikes, 16 of them children, in Garmsir District. Other civilians were also left injured or buried under the rubble. A suspected Taliban compound was the target of the strikes. The United States strategy is to encourage the Taliban to negotiate.
  • 29 Nov 2018 Vietjet Air Flight VJ 356, carrying 207 passengers and crew, crashed at Buon Ma Thoot International Airport. Six people sustained injuries, but all six survived.
  • 30 Nov 2018 2018 Anchorage earthquake. A magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Alaska. The epicenter is Anchorage. There are reports of severe damage.
  • 23 Nov 2018 Founders of Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana issue an apology following a series of offensive advertisements on social media promoting a fashion show in Shanghai, China, which was canceled.


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 2018?

Elevation by Stephen King



After fighting over his dogs, a man suddenly loses weight and makes friends with lesbians next door.

Medical Medium Liver Rescue by Anthony William

Medical Medium Liver Rescue


Subtitle: "Answers To Eczema. Psoriasis. Diabetes. Strep. Acne. Gout. Bloating. Gallstones. Adrenal Stress. Fatigue. Fatty Liver. Weight Issues. SIBO & Autoimmune Disorder.

Dark Sacred Night by Michael Connelly

Dark Sacred Night


Renee Ballard, a detective, and Harry Bosch, a detective in L.A. join forces to solve the murder of a teenage prostitute

Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich

Look Alive Twenty-Five


Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter from New Jersey, steps in behind the Red River Deli counter and assists in the investigation after three store managers vanish.

Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz

Beastie Boys Book


The remaining members reflect on their careers as rappers, Beastie Boys