Facts and Events That Happened in This Year

Aug 8

New South Wales, Australia, announced they were 100 percent in drought.

Aug 7

Hollywood's first full Asian cast movie called 'Crazy Rich Asians' was released.

Aug 2

Musical.ly and TikTok merged, combining the users of both apps to form one community.

Aug 1

The Swedish crown jewels were stolen from a cathedral in broad daylight.

Jul 26

In one day, Facebook lost $120 billion in value on the stock market.

Jul 26

Albert Einstein's theory of gravitational redshift was proven after a telescope in Chile observed a black hole.

Jul 24

After introducing a preservation project, three bison calves were born in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Jul 22

A deadly 106°F heatwave in Japan killed at least 65 people, and more than 22,000 were hospitalized.

Jul 18

Forest fires spread across large areas of Sweden.

Jul 18

Cliff Richard was awarded £210,000 in damages after winning a privacy case against the BBC.

Jul 16

Twelve new moons were discovered in Jupiter's orbit, bringing the planet's total number of moons to 79.

Jul 15

France defeated Croatia 4-2 to win their second FIFA World Cup.

Jul 14

During an interview with CBS, Donald Trump stated that the European Union is his biggest foe.

Jul 12

Sandra Oh became the first woman nominated for an Emmy for her lead role in Killing Eve.

Jul 12

'Mission: Impossible – Fallout' premiered in Paris, France.

Jul 3

Cardi B became the first female rapper to have two number 1s in the Billboard charts.