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2018 North Korea–United States summit

The North Korea–United States summit was a planned meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the United States that took place on June 12, 2018 in Singapore. The White House confirmed the meeting between President Donald Trump and Chairman K ...

2018 Papua New Guinea earthquake

On 26 February 2018, at 3:44 a.m. local time, an earthquake of 7.5 moment magnitude struck in Hela Province, Papua New Guinea. The earthquakes epicenter was 10 kilometres west of the town of Komo. The intensity of the earthquake was IX on the Mer ...

2018 Schoharie, New York limousine crash

In the early afternoon of October 6, 2018, a limousine crashed at the New York state routes 30 and 30A north of Schoharie, 40 miles west of Albany. The crash killed 20 people: the driver, all 17 passengers, and two pedestrians who were in a nearb ...

2018 Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami

On 28 September 2018, a small earthquake in the Minahasa Peninsula, Indonesia, with its epicentre located in the mountainous Donggala Regency, Central Sulawesi. The quake was located 77 km away from the provincial capital Palu and was felt as far ...

2018 Toronto van attack

On 23 April 2018, a vehicle-ramming attack occurred in North York City Centre at a busy street intersection at Yonge Street in North York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A white rental van driven by Alek Minnasien collided with numerous pedestrians. T ...

2019 Amhara Region coup detat attempt

On 22 June 2019, factions of the security forces of Ethiopias Amhara Region attempted a coup detat against the regional government, during which the President of the Amhara Region, Ambachew Mekonnen, was assassinated. A bodyguard siding with the ...

2019 Bolivian protests

From 21 October 2019 until late November of that year, protests and marches occurred in Bolivia in response to claims of electoral fraud in the 2019 general election of 20 October. After 11 November 2019 there were protests by supporters of the o ...

2019 Cotabato earthquakes

In October 2019, an earthquakes struck the province of Cotabato on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, of which three earthquakes were above 6.0 in the magnitude scale with an intensity VIII. The first was on October 16, a magnitude 6.3 M ...

2019 Darwin shooting

On 4 June 2019, a mass shooting happened in the CBD of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. Police said that four people were killed in the incident and another person was injured. A 45-year-old gunman was arrested. Witnesses say the gunman ent ...

2019 Dayton shooting

A mass shooting happened at a bar in Dayton, Ohio, United States, on August 4, 2019, at 1:05 a.m. Eastern Time. Ten people were killed, including the perpetrator, and at least 27 others were injured. The gunman was killed by police within 30 seco ...

2019 Gabonese coup detat attempt

On 7 January 2019, the Armed Forces of Gabon announced a coup detat in Gabon. Military officers claimed that they had removed President Ali Bongo. Bongo became president in 2016 after a disputed election and protests. Ali Bongo was receiving medi ...

2019 Madeira bus crash

On 17 April 2019, a tour bus crashed in Caniço, in the archipelago of Madeira, Portugal. The bus was carrying 56 people, mostly tourists from Germany. 29 people were killed in the crash. Of the 29 dead, all of them were German. Another 27 more we ...

2019 Tajoura migrant center airstrike

On 3 July 2019, an airstrike by General Khalifa Haftars Libyan National Army hit the Tajoura Detention Center outside Tripoli, Libya, while hundreds of people were inside the facility. The detention center was being used as a holding facility for ...

2019 UNCC shooting

The 2019 UNCC shooting was a mass shooting that happened at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte at around 5:40 PM EDT on April 30, 2019. The shooting, which occurred on the last day of classes for the spring semester, sent six people to ...

2019 Whakaari/White Island eruption

The volcanic island Whakaari/White Island in New Zealands northeastern Bay of Plenty region explosively erupted on 9 December 2019 at 2:11 pm NZDT. There were 47 people on or near the island at the time. There are currently twenty two people kill ...

2019–20 Australian bushfire season

The 2019–20 Australian bushfire season impacted many parts of New South Wales: namely the North Coast, Mid North Coast, Cessnock, the Hunter Region, the Hawkesbury north west of Sydney, the Wollondilly south west of Sydney, the Blue Mountains and ...

2019-20 Chilean protests

Many civil protests against poverty are taking place in several cities in Chile. The protests began in the capital Santiago as a campaign by secondary school students to avoid paying the Metro de Santiago subway in response to recent price hikes, ...

2020 Armenian–Azerbaijani skirmishes

2020 Armenian–Azerbaijani skirmishes began on 12 July 2020 between the Armenian Armed Forces and Azerbaijani Armed Forces. The first clashes happened near Movses in Tavush Province of Armenia, and Ağdam in Tovuz District of Azerbaijan at the Arme ...

2020 Kyrgyzstani protests

The 2020 Kyrgyzstan protests began on 5 October 2020 in response to the 2020 parliamentary election that were perceived by protestors as unfair. The results of the election were annulled on 6 October 2020.

2020 Malian coup detat

On 18 August 2020, elements of the Malian Armed Forces began a mutiny. Soldiers on pick-up trucks entered the Soundiata military base in the town of Kati, where gunfire was exchanged before weapons were given from the armory and senior officers a ...

2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war

The 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war was a war between the Azerbaijani and Armenian armed forces in Nagorno-Karabakh. This is the most recent event during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The clashes began on the morning of 27 September 2020 along the Nag ...

2020 Russia–Saudi Arabia oil price war

On 8 March 2020, Saudi Arabia began a price war with Russia, causing a major fall in the price of oil, with US oil prices falling by 34%, crude oil falling by 26%, and brent oil falling by 24%. The price war was caused by a breakupbetween the Org ...

2020 Thai protests

The ongoing 2020 Thai protests are a series of protests against the government of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, which have included demands for reform of the Thai monarchy. The protests were initially caused by the ending of the Future Forwar ...

2020 Twitter bitcoin scam

The 2020 Twitter bitcoin scam was a large-scale hacking of Twitter accounts that started on July 15, 2020 at around 20:00 UTC. Many Twitter accounts, each with millions of followers, were hacked to promote a bitcoin scam. The scam asked individua ...

2021 Microsoft Exchange Server data breach

A global wave of cyberattacks and data breaches began in January 2021 after four zero-day exploits were discovered in Microsoft Exchange Servers, giving attackers full access to user emails and passwords on affected servers. As of 9 March 2021, i ...

2nd century BC

The 2nd century BC was a century that started the first day of 200 BC and ended the last day of 101 BC. It is considered part of the Classical period of history. After having won the Second Punic War, the Roman Republic continued expanding by con ...

Acadia

Acadia is the name of a territory in northeastern North America. Today, the area is mostly part of Canada. At the time, England and France fought over the territory. France said it had a legitimate claim, because Giovanni da Verrazzano and Jacque ...

Act of Union 1800

With Act of Union 1800 is used to describe two Acts are meant. Their official titles are the Union with Ireland Act 1800, an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain, and the Act of Union 1800, an Act of the Parliament of Ireland. These two Acts me ...

Adam Kokesh 2020 presidential campaign

The 2020 presidential campaign of Adam Kokesh was announced on July 18, 2013, making Kokesh the first Libertarian to enter in the race for the 2020 United States presidential election. The Fall 2017 Taxation Is Theft national tour was a preparati ...

2020 Aegean Sea earthquake

The 2020 Aegean Sea earthquake was a magnitude 7.0 earthquake. It struck on 30 October 2020, about 14 km northeast of the island of Samos, Greece. The earthquake caused many buildings to be damaged; some collapsed. In the Turkish city Izmir, doze ...

Aether

Aether was the God of light in Greek mythology. He was the son of Erebus and Nyx. Aether is one of the primordial deities, the first-born elementals. Damascius says that Aether, Erebus and Chaos were siblings, and the offspring of Chronos Father ...

Afrika Korps

The German Africa Corps, or the Afrika Korps as it was popularly called, was the German army in Libya and Tunisia during the North African Campaign of World War II. The reputation of the Afrika Korps is synonymous with that of its first commander ...

Al-Badr (East Pakistan)

Al-Badar was a paramilitary force formed in East Pakistan in 1971 by the national Pakistan Army. Al-Badar means The Battlefield of Badar. The politics of the force were intermingled with jihad, the religious war or holy war of Muhammad 1400 years ...

Alexander (ship)

The Alexander was one of six convict transport ships in the First Fleet. The First Fleet carried convicts and soldiers to Australia to start a penal colony. This was the start of European settlement of Australia. The Alexander was a ship of 452 t ...

Allied Powers of World War I

The Allied Powers of World War I were the countries who fought against the Central Powers in World War I. Major countries included the British Empire, France, the Russian Empire, the United States, Italy, and Japan. Most of these countries would ...

Amazons

In Greek mythology, the Amazons were a tribe of warrior women. The Amazons as they appear in myth may have been inspired by warrior women among the Scythians and Sarmatians. Their place of residence was the subject of much dispute: according to b ...

American Old West

The American Old West, or the Wild West means the history, geography, people, and culture of life in the Western United States. This often referring to the period of the later half of the 19th century, between the American Civil War and the end o ...

Amritsar Tahsil

Amritsar Tahsil was an administrative subdivision of the Lahore Division in British Punjab of British India. The tahsil had an area of 545 square miles. To the west was Lahore situated on the Ravi River and east was the Beas River, which divided ...

Amun

Amun was one of the eight ancient Egyptian gods who formed the Ogdoad of Hermopolis. He was the god of the air and his consort was Ament. In Egyptian mythology, Amun was a very powerful god. He was often combined with Ra to form the god Amun-Ra. ...

Anaconda Plan

The Anaconda Plan was used during the American Civil War to "squeeze" the life out of the South. It was proposed by General Winfield Scott. The plan called for the blockade of the Southern ports. Then an advance down the Mississippi River was to ...

Ancestral Puebloans

The Ancestral Puebloans were an ancient Native American culture that lived in what is today the southeastern United States. Their settlements were in the present states of Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Their culture ceased about 1600 AD ...

Anchises

In Greek mythology, Anchises was a son of Capys and Themiste or Hieromneme, a naiad. He is famous because he was mortal and a lover of the goddess Aphrodite. He was also the father of Aeneas, who is the hero of "The Aeneid." Anchises, in Greek le ...

Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Anglo-Egyptian Sudan was the name of the Sudan when it was a colony of the United Kingdom and Egypt. It was officially under the joint rule of both countries, but really the British controlled the government from the beginning. Every Governor was ...

Anglo-Norman

The Anglo-Normans were mainly the sons, grandsons, etc. of the Normans living in England. Most of the Normans came to England at the time of the Norman conquest in 1066. A few Normans had settled in England prior to the conquest. After the conque ...

Anglo-Norman language

The Anglo-Norman language is the name given to the special sort of the Norman language spoken by the Anglo-Normans, the descendants of the Normans who ruled the Kingdom of England following the conquest by William of Normandy in 1066. This langue ...

Angolan Civil War

The Angolan Civil War was a major civil war in the African country of Angola. It started in 1975 and continued until 2002. The war began right after Angola became independent from Portugal in November 1975. The Civil War was mostly a fight for po ...

Antipatrid dynasty

The Antipatrid dynasty was a Macedonian dynasty. It was created by Cassander in 302 BC, who was the son of Antipater. However it was not a long dynasty. It ended in 294 BC when it was taken over by the Antigonid dynasty.

Apep

Apep in Egyptian mythology was an evil demon. He was associated with darkness and chaos. He was often shown as a snake. Apeps name was often incorrectly defined as he who was spat out. It was said that he had been formed by Neith, who had been th ...

Apollo 8

Apollo 8 was a mission in the Apollo program in December 1968. It was the first crewed spaceflight to leave Earth orbit and first to orbit the Moon. Commander Frank Borman, Pilot Jim Lovell and Bill Anders transmitted a television show while they ...

Appanage

Appanage is important to the history of France during the Middle Ages. The law said that when a king dies, his oldest son becomes the next king. Kings who wanted to give a younger son some land too sometimes created an appanage. Appanage was one ...

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