Historical Events In October - 31
Friday, 14 August 2020
1988 John Houseman, actor (Paper Chase, Fog), dies of spinal cancer at 86 on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history conrad Beck, composer, dies at 88
1990 On this day in history graig Russel, Canadian travel expert/transvestite, dies
1991 Bert Bertram, actor (How to Steal a Million), dies of cancer at 97 on this day in history.
1993 On October - 31 adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/art dealer, commits suicide at 52
1994 On this day in history john Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian, dies at 80
1995 On October - 31 alan Dudley Bush, composer pianist/teacher, dies at 94
2005 Beginning of the revelation of the 205 Sony CD copy protection scandal on October - 31.
2005 On October - 31 birth of Infanta Leonor of Spain, daughter of Felipe, Prince of Asturias and his wife Letizia
2005 On this day in history president George W. Bush nominates Federal Appeals Court Judge Samuel Alito to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
2007 On October - 31 a bus bomb in the central Russian city of Tolyatti kills 8 and injures over 50 people.
2007 World Economic Forum releases The Global Competitiveness Report 2007-2008, at 11:00 CET on October - 31.
2011 UNESCO admitted Palestine as a member, following a vote in which 107 member states supported and 14 opposed on October - 31.
2011 On this day in history date selected by the UN as the symbolic date when global population reaches seven billion.
2017 On October - 31 two men convicted of raping and inpregnating their 10 year old niece in Chandigarh, India
2017 On this day in history judge on Maui, Hawaii orders man to write ex-girlfriend 144 compliments after violating protection order to send 144 nasty text messages
2017 John Kelly White House Chief of Staff comments in TV interview that â€śthe lack of an ability to compromise led to the Civil War", draws criticism on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history terrorist attack in New York when a truck mows down people on a cycle lane, killing 8, injuring 10
2017 On October - 31 takahiro Shiraishi arrested in Zama, Japan, a day after nine dismembered bodies found in his apartment
2018 In landmark verdict, Pakistani Supreme Court acquits Christian woman of blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed after eight years on death row on this day in history.
2018 US and Great Britain call for a cease-fire in Saudi-led war in Yemen, in 3-year war that has claimed over 10,000 lives and created famine conditions on this day in history.
2018 On October - 31 worlds biggest statue unveiled of Indian independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at 182 meters in Gujarat state
2018 On this day in history bLACKPINK become the first K-pop girl group to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 with multiple hits
2019 A fire destroys much of the 500-year-old Japanese Shuri Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on October - 31.
2019 A train catches fire near Rahim Yar Khan in Pakistan. The blaze, sparked by gas used by passengers cooking on board, kills at least 74 people on this day in history.
2019 Heavy rain and flooding leave 3 dead and 200,000 people are homeless in Beledweyne, Somalia. Meanwhile, 29 are dead and 29,000 homeless due to flooding in nearby Kenya.November 2 - Pirates take nine crew members from Norwegian ship MV Bonita, owned by J. J. Ugland, near Cotonou, Benin on this day in history.