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  • U.S.
    Tuesday May 1, 2018

    Xerox

    Resign as part of a deal

    U.S.
    Tuesday May 1, 2018

    On May 1, 2018, it was announced that Chairman Robert Keegan and CEO Jeff Jacobson and four other directors would resign as part of a deal with investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason, who had mounted a proxy fight to oppose the Fujifilm deal. On May 4, Xerox backed away from the deal after stipulations about ceasing litigation were not met.




  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 2, 2018

    Xiaomi

    Xiaomi go to the exchange market

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Wednesday May 2, 2018

    On May 3, 2018, Xiaomi filed to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and aims to raise $10 billion in IPO which is expected to be the world's biggest IPO raise since 2014, Xiaomi also announced in partnership with 3 (telecommunications) to sell smartphones in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Austria, Denmark, and Sweden




  • Moscow, Russia
    Monday May 7, 2018

    Vladimir Putin

    Fourth presidential term

    Moscow, Russia
    Monday May 7, 2018

    Putin won the 2018 presidential election with more than 76% of the vote. His fourth term began on 7 May 2018.




  • California, U.S.
    Monday May 7, 2018

    Nokia

    Nokia announced that it has acquired SpaceTime Insight

    California, U.S.
    Monday May 7, 2018

    On 7 May 2018, Nokia announced that it has acquired a California-based IoT startup, SpaceTime Insight.




  • United States
    Monday May 7, 2018

    Elon Musk

    Musk and Grimes

    United States
    Monday May 7, 2018

    On 7 May 2018, Musk and Canadian musician Grimes revealed that they had begun dating.




  • Norway
    Tuesday May 8, 2018

    Harald V

    The King's Constitutional Status as Holy was dissolved

    Norway
    Tuesday May 8, 2018

    On 8 May 2018, the King's constitutional status as holy was dissolved, while leaving his sovereign immunity intact.




  • Liverpool, England
    Saturday May 12, 2018

    Mohamed Salah

    PL Golden boots

    Liverpool, England
    Saturday May 12, 2018

    Mohamed Salah secured his first golden boot with 32 Goals, and secured the second on 25 May 2019 with 22 Goals sharing the golden boot with Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubamyang.


  • U.S.
    Sunday May 13, 2018

    Xerox

    New deal was reached that additionally canceled the Fujifilm transaction

    U.S.
    Sunday May 13, 2018

    Icahn and Deason responded with an open letter to shareholders blaming the board and management. On May 13 a new deal was reached that additionally canceled the Fujifilm transaction.


  • Kayin State, Myanmar
    Wednesday May 16, 2018

    Conflict in Myanmar

    Temporarily Postpone

    Kayin State, Myanmar
    Wednesday May 16, 2018

    On 17 May 2018, the Tatmadaw agreed to "temporarily postpone" their road project and to withdraw troops from the area.


  • Bikoro, Équateur, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Thursday May 17, 2018

    Ebola Most Major Outbreaks

    DR Congo Outbreak in 2018

    Bikoro, Équateur, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Thursday May 17, 2018

    On 8 May 2018, the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo reported two confirmed cases of Ebola infection in the northwestern town of Bikoro. On 17 May, a case was confirmed in the city of Mbandaka. Health authorities are planning to ring vaccinate with rVSV-ZEBOV, a recently developed experimental Ebola vaccine, to contain the outbreak. The outbreak is ongoing as of 24 June 2018, in 2014 a different area of Equateur province was affected On July 24, 2018, the outbreak was declared over. This resulted in 54 infections and 33 deaths.


  • San Bruno, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 17, 2018

    YouTube

    YouTube Premium

    San Bruno, California, U.S.
    Thursday May 17, 2018

    On May 17, 2018, YouTube announced the re-branding of YouTube Red as YouTube Premium (accompanied by a major expansion of the service into Canada and 13 European markets), as well as the upcoming launch of a separate YouTube Music subscription.


  • Santa Fe, Texas, U.S.
    Friday May 18, 2018

    Mass Shootings in the United States

    Santa Fe High School Shooting

    Santa Fe, Texas, U.S.
    Friday May 18, 2018

    A school shooting occurred at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, United States, in the Houston metropolitan area, on May 18, 2018. Ten people – eight students and two teachers – were fatally shot, and thirteen others were wounded. The suspected shooter was taken into custody and later identified by police as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a 17-year-old student at the school.


  • St George's Chapel, The Cloisters, Windsor, England
    Saturday May 19, 2018

    Prince Harry

    Marriage

    St George's Chapel, The Cloisters, Windsor, England
    Saturday May 19, 2018

    Harry and Meghan Markle married at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, on 19 May 2018.


  • Windsor, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday May 19, 2018

    Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

    Royal wedding

    Windsor, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday May 19, 2018

    In preparation for the wedding, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, baptized Markle and confirmed her into the Church of England on March 6, 2018. The private ceremony, performed with water from the River Jordan, took place in the Chapel Royal at St James's Palace. The marriage ceremony was held on May 19 at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.


  • Paris, France
    Monday May 21, 2018

    Xiaomi

    First French store

    Paris, France
    Monday May 21, 2018

    On 22 May 2018, Xiaomi will open, in Paris, its first French store.


  • United Kingdom
    Tuesday May 22, 2018

    Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

    The Duchess's first official engagement

    United Kingdom
    Tuesday May 22, 2018

    The Duchess's first official engagement after the wedding came on May 22 when she and her husband celebrated the charity work of his father, Prince Charles.


  • Moscow, Russia
    Friday May 25, 2018

    Vladimir Putin

    Presidency no more

    Moscow, Russia
    Friday May 25, 2018

    On 25 May 2018, Putin announced that he would not run for president in 2024, justifying this in compliance with the Russian Constitution.


  • NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday May 26, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Last Champions League final with Real Madrid

    NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday May 26, 2018

    Madrid wins Champions League 2018. to make Ronaldo the most Player won the UCL of all time by 5 times, in 2008, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018.


  • NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday May 26, 2018

    Mohamed Salah

    Champions League sad final

    NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday May 26, 2018

    In the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final against Real Madrid, Salah injured his left shoulder in the 30th minute. After initially carrying on, he left the field in tears after going to ground in a challenge with Madrid defender Sergio Ramos; the match ended in a 3–1 defeat.


  • Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday May 26, 2018

    Zinedine Zidane

    2018 UEFA Champions League

    Kiev, Ukraine
    Saturday May 26, 2018

    The 2018 UEFA Champions League Final was the final match of the 2017–18 UEFA Champions League, the 63rd season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 26th season since it was renamed from the European Cup to the UEFA Champions League. It was played at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine on 26 May 2018, between Spanish side and defending champions Real Madrid, who had won the competition in each of the last two seasons, and English side Liverpool.


  • Brazil
    Monday May 28, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    A Formal investigation

    Brazil
    Monday May 28, 2018

    On 28 May 2018, the Committee initiated a formal investigation into violations against basic judicial guarantees in Lula's case.


  • Madrid, Spain
    Thursday May 31, 2018

    Zinedine Zidane

    Resignation

    Madrid, Spain
    Thursday May 31, 2018

    On 31 May, five days after the Champions League Final, Zidane announced his resignation as Real Madrid manager, citing the club's "need for change" as his rationale for departing.


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