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October 7

2019 - Eight people are injured in a lorry-ramming attack in Limburg an der Lahn, Germany. 2001 – Start of United States war in Afghanistan with an air assault and covert operations on the ground. 2006 – Sport: The first Lusophone Games, for Port ...

October 8

2010 – Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo wins the Nobel Peace Prize. 2005 – 2005 Pakistan earthquake: At 03:50:38 UTC, an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale happens in the Pakistan region of Kashmir, killing thousands of people. 2015 – Presi ...

October 9

2005 – Chinas State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping officially announced the new accurate height of Mount Everest is 8848.43 m. 2007 - Yoko Ono opens the John Lennon Imagine Peace tower on the island of Videy near Reykjavik, Iceland. 2002 – After ...

October 10

2005 – Angela Merkel is announced to be the new Chancellor of Germany. She officially becomes Chancellor on November 22. 2005 – Most Aardman Animations props are melted in a warehouse fire. Props from Chicken Run and Wallace and Gromit are destro ...

October 11

2013 – The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons wins the Nobel Peace Prize, the second time in a row that an organization has won the prize outright. 2008 – Austrian far-right politician Jorg Haider is killed in a car crash. 2019 ...

October 12

2014 – Southeastern India is hit by Cyclone Hudhud, while Japan is hit by a typhoon on the same day. 2002 – A terrorist bombing on the Indonesian island of Bali kills 202 people. 2013 – Cyclone Phailin hits the east coast of India. 2005 – The sec ...

October 13

2016 – Bob Dylan becomes the first singer-songwriter to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. 2006 – Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank win the Nobel Peace Prize. 2003 – The Public Library of Science commences publication of an open-access scientif ...

October 14

2019 - Esther Duflo becomes the youngest and second female winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, sharing it with Abhijit Banerjee and Michael Kremer. 2017 - The first commercial flight lands on the South Atlantic island of Sain ...

October 15

2016 - 150 nations meeting at the UNEP summit in Kigali, Rwanda, agree to slowly get rid of hydrofluorocarbons. 2012 - British Prime Minister David Cameron and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond sign a deal on the terms and conditions of the re ...

October 16

2012 - Planet Alpha Centauri Bb is discovered orbiting a star outside the Solar System. 2002 - The Bibliotheca Alexandrina library is opened in Alexandria, Egypt. 2017 - The remainder of Hurricane Ophelia hits the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ir ...

October 17

2001 – Israeli tourism minister Rehavam Zeevi becomes the first Israeli minister to be assassinated in a terrorist attack. 2006 – The population of the United States officially reaches 300 million. 2018 – The recreational use of cannabis is legal ...

October 18

2004 - World Chess Championship: Vladimir Kramnik defends his title against Hungarys Peter Leko. 2019 - A bomb attack in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, kills at least 62 people. 2011 – Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is released by Palestinians after over ...

October 19

2018 - A train runs over a crowd celebrating a Hindu festival in Amritsar, India, killing at least 60 people. 2007 - A bomb explosion occurs at a market in Makati, Philippines, killing 11 people. 2001 – SIEV-X sinks en route to Christmas Island. ...

October 20

2018 - Donald Trump decides to pull the United States out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia. 1971 – The Nepal stock exchange collapses. 1970 - Siad Barre declares Somalia a socialist state. 1986 – Yitzhak Shamir begins h ...

October 21

2015 - This is the exact date that the main characters travel to in Back to the Future Part II. 2017 - The government of Spain begins moves to take direct control of the region of Catalonia after the regions disputed referendum on its independenc ...

October 22

2005 – Tropical Storm Alpha forms in the Atlantic Basin, making the 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season the most active on record. 2019 - The official enthronement ceremony for Emperor Naruhito of Japan is held. 2015 - An attacker kills two people wit ...

October 23

2018 - The Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge is officially opened by Chinese Communist Party general secretary Xi Jinping. 2012 - The BBC ends its 38-year teletext service Ceefax, with Northern Ireland completing the United Kingdoms transition to dig ...

October 24

2003 – Concorde made its last commercial flight, bringing the era of airliner supersonic transport to a close, at least for the time being. 2004 - Arsenal FCs run of 49 games unbeaten is ended by Manchester United. 2019 - The remains of Spanish d ...

October 25

2004 - In Cuba, Fidel Castro announces that transactions in the country that involve the United States Dollar will be banned. 2009 - Bombings in Baghdad kill 155 people. 2007 - Singapore Airlines carry out the first passenger flight of an Airbus ...

October 26

2002 – Approximately 50 Chechen terrorists and 150 hostages die when Russian security forces storm a theatre building in Moscow, which had been occupied by terrorists for three days. 2018 - October 2018 United States mail bombing attempts: Police ...

October 27

2013 - Storms begin to affect parts of western and central Europe, causing destruction and disruption the next day. 2019 - Sophie Wilmes becomes the first female Prime Minister of Belgium, succeeding Charles Michel, who had been chosen to succeed ...

October 28

2009 - Angela Merkel begins her second term as Chancellor of Germany. 2012 - People along the east coast of the United States prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy, which had already caused a lot of destruction in the Caribbean. 2018 - Far-r ...

October 29

2018 - Angela Merkel announces her intention to resign as Chancellor of Germany in 2021. 2018 - Lion Air Flight 610 crashes into the Java Sea shortly after take-off from Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board. 2002 – A department store fire in ...

October 30

2015 - A fire at a nightclub in Bucharest, Romania, kills 64 people. 2003 - Basketball player LeBron James makes his first appearance in the NBA, for the Cleveland Cavaliers. 2014 - Sweden becomes the first European Union country to recognize the ...

October 31

2004 - The first round of the Presidential election in Ukraine results in a run-off between Viktor Yushchenko and Viktor Yanukovych on November 21. 2011 - UNESCO votes to admit Palestine as a member. 2011 – According to UN estimates, the world po ...

September 1

September 1 is the 244th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days remaining until the end of the year. This day is the first day of the last third of the year as well as the two thirds point of the common year because there a ...

September 2

2016 - President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov dies aged 78, after several days of speculation over his ill health. 2013 - The new eastern part of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opens to traffic. 2018 - National Museum of Brazil fire: The Nat ...

September 3

2004 – On its third day, a siege at a school in Beslan, southern Russia ends in a massacre, in which over 300 people are killed. 2006 – Andre Agassi ends his professional tennis career, as he loses in the US Open against Benjamin Becker. 2014 – F ...

September 4

2017 - The Queensferry Crossing, linking Fife and Lothian in Scotland, is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II, exactly 53 years to the day after the opening of the nearby Forth Road Bridge. 2007 - Three terrorists are arrested in Germany on s ...

September 5

2002 – The Beltway sniper attacks begin with the murder of Paul LaRuffa. 2001 – Young Left formed in Toronto, Ontario. 2012 – A firecracker factory explodes near Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India, killing 40 people. 2004 – Future Hurricane Ivan becomes ...

September 6

2018 – Brazilian Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is stabbed while campaigning, he survives the attack and is later elected President. 2009 – The ferry SuperFerry 9 sinks off the Zamboanga Peninsula in the Philippines with 971 people on boar ...

September 7

2012 – Canada breaks off diplomatic relations with Iran over its stance on the political crisis in Syria. 2017 – The 2017 Chiapas earthquake strikes in Mexico. 2013 – Tokyo wins the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympics. 2008 – The US Government ...

September 8

2019 - US Open: Rafael Nadal defeats Daniil Medvedev in five sets to win his 19th Grand Slam singles title, putting him just one behind Roger Federers total of 20. 2005 - Two EMERCOM II-76 aircraft land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Ro ...

September 9

2012 – The 2012 Summer Paralympics in London end. 2014 – Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper announces that a ship from John Franklins ill-fated expedition to the Canadian Arctic has been found. 2001 – Ahmed Shah Massoud, leader of the Northe ...

September 10

2006 – King Taufaahau Tupou IV of Tonga dies, aged 88. His son, George Tupou V, takes over, and reigns until his own death in 2012. 2014 – The first Invictus Games, for injured military servicemen, take place in London. 2008 – The Large Hadron Co ...

September 11

September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year. The terms September 11 and "9 / 11" have been used by the media to refer to the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World T ...

September 12

2008 – The Chatsworth train collision occurs in Los Angeles, California, between a Metrolink commerce train and a Union Pacific Freight train, killing 25 people. 2007 – Former President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada is convicted of plunder. 2 ...

September 13

2005 – The Israelis abandon the Gaza Strip. 2008 – Delhi, India is hit by a series of bomb blasts, killing 30. 2008 – Hurricane Ike hits Texas. 2004 – The anime InuYasha finishes its run in Japan with episode 167. 2012 – 2012 U.S. diplomatic miss ...

September 14

2007 – British bank Northern Rock experiences the first Bank Run in the UK for 150 years. 2017 – A series of bomb attacks near Nasiriyah, Iraq, results in 84 deaths. 2018 – Hurricane Florence, downgraded to a tropical storm, hits the states of No ...

September 15

2011 – A parliamentary election is held in Denmark, resulting in Helle Thorning-Schmidt becoming Prime Minister on October 3. 2017 – The Cassini space probes mission is ended, as it is plunged into Saturns atmosphere. 2007 – Former world Rally ch ...

September 16

2007 – An aircraft carrying 128 people crashes in Phuket, Thailand, killing 89 people. 2005 – Camorra organised crime boss Paolo Di Lauro is arrested in Naples, Italy. 2009 – Yukio Hatoyama becomes Prime Minister of Japan, after just under a year ...

September 17

2004 – Tamil is declared as the first classical language of India. 2011 – The Occupy Wall Street movement begins in New York City. By October 15, the Occupy movement had spread to protests in cities around the world against economic mismanagement ...

September 18

2013 - Tony Abbott becomes the 28th Prime Minister of Australia. 2006 – Right wing protesters riot outside the Hungarian television building in Budapest, after the release of an audio tape in which Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany admits lying dur ...

September 19

2010 – Deepwater Horizon oil spill: The leaking oil well is sealed, having leaked oil into the Gulf of Mexico since April 20, when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded. 2006 – The Thai military stages a coup in Bangkok, overthrowing Thaksin Shi ...

September 20

2003 – Voters in Latvia approve entry to the EU in a referendum. 2004 – Wikipedia publishes articles in its 100th language. 2008 – A bomb attack at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad kills 54 people. 2019 – Led by school pupils, worldwide protests t ...

September 21

2004 – In Dubai, building work begins on what would become the Burj Khalifa. It was opened on January 4, 2010 as the worlds tallest building, at a height of 828 metres. 2013 – Westgate shopping mall shooting: A shooting attack on a shopping mall ...

September 22

2003 – David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon. 2013 – Angela Merkel is elected to a third term as Chancellor of Germany, after the CDU / CSU scored around 42%. Her ...

September 23

2017 – Iran announces a weapon-test, only a few days after a speech by US President Donald Trump in which he strongly criticised the country. 2002 – The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox Phoenix 0.1 is released. 2017 – New Z ...

September 24

2017 - German federal election, 2017: Angela Merkels alliance of the CDU and CSU remains the strongest faction in the Bundestag but with a much-reduced vote share at 33%. The Social Democrats return their worst result ever at 21%, the Free Democr ...

September 25

2017 – Iraqi Kurdistan holds a vote on independence. 2018 – American comedian Bill Cosby is sentenced to between three and ten years in prison. 2008 – The Shenzhou spacecraft is launched by China. 2010 – Ed Miliband becomes leader of the British ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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