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Encyclopedia > October 2007

October 2007 is the tenth month of that year. It began on a Monday and 31 days later, ended on a Wednesday. For other uses, see October (disambiguation). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Wednesday (disambiguation). ...


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is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gandhi, taken in 1931. ... is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about religious observances during the month of Ramadan. ... Laylat al-Qadr (Arabic: لیلة القدر) (also known as Shab-e-Qadr), literally the Night of Decree or Night of Measures, is the anniversary of two [] very important dates in Islam that occurred in the month of Ramadan. ... Islam (Arabic: ; ( â–¶ (help· info)), the submission to God) is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions and the worlds second-largest religion. ... is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sukkot (Hebrew:  ; booths. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see 5th October (Serbia). ... Republic Day is the name of a public holiday in several countries to commemorate the day when they first became republics. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Thanksgiving (disambiguation). ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Health and Sports Day (体育の日, taiiku-no-hi, also trans: Health-Sports Day, Sports Day) is a national holiday in Japan held annually on the second Monday in October. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Columbus Day is a holiday celebrating the anniversary of Christopher Columbuss arrival in the Americas, which happened on the October 12, 1492 in the Julian calendar, or October 21, 1492 in the modern Gregorian calendar. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Eid ul-Fitr or Id-Ul-Fitr (Arabic: عيد الفطر ‘Īdu l-Fiá¹­r), often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. ... For people named Islam, see Islam (name). ... is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Apple Day is an annual celebration, held on every day of the year, of apples and orchards. ... is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... United Nations Day is celebrated internationally on 24 October for the purpose of informing the people of the world as to the aims, goals, and achievements of the UN. It commemorates the coming into being of the United Nations Organization on that day in 1945 when the UN Charter was... is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants  United States  Antigua and Barbuda  Barbados  Dominica  Jamaica  Saint Lucia  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  Grenada  Cuba Commanders Ronald Reagan Joseph Metcalf H. Norman Schwarzkopf Hudson Austin Pedro Tortolo Strength 7,300 Grenada: 1,500 regulars Cuba: about 722 (mostly military engineers)[1] Casualties 19 killed; 116 wounded[2... is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the holiday. ... For other uses, see Independence Day (disambiguation). ... is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto Pax et justitia (Latin: Peace and justice) Anthem St Vincent Land So Beautiful Capital (and largest city) Kingstown Official languages English Government Parliamentary democracy Commonwealth Realm  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II  -  Governor-General Sir Frederick Ballantyne  -  Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves Independence From the United Kingdom   -  Date 27 October 1979  Area...

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  • War in Afghanistan: Sixteen militants fighting under wanted Uzbek warlord Tahir Yuldash are killed in eastern Afghanistan. (AP via Google)Dale Wilson 19 killed in his northeast home on greeby street in the oxford circle he was stabbed in the chest,back,and arm he died at albert enstine medical center shortly before 1:00
  • The United Auto Workers sets a Wednesday deadline to reach a new four-year contract with Chrysler. (NYT)
  • A sheriff's deputy shoots dead six young people in Crandon, Wisconsin, United States. It was initially believed that he was killed by a police sniper after a manhunt, but is now believed to have committed suicide by multiple gunshots. (Reuters)
  • Costa Ricans approve CAFTA in a referendum with 52% of the votes. (AP via Google News)
  • Pro-Taliban militants capture 28 Pakistan soldiers in the North Waziristan tribal region.[citation needed]
  • 2007 Pacific typhoon season:
    • Typhoon Krosa moves towards China's southern Zhejiang and northern Fujian provinces. (AP via CNN)
    • The death toll from Severe Tropical Storm Lekima (Hanna) rises to 55. (AP via CNN)
  • A Syrian military plane crashes near Damascus, killing all three on board. (AP via Google News)
  • Record-setting temperatures cause the 2007 Chicago Marathon to shut down after only three and a half hours and after the race has a men's open division photo finish, a death, and sprint finishes in the women's open and men's wheelchair divisions. (Chicago Tribune)
  • Vandals punch a 10-cm (4") tear in the Claude Monet painting Le Pont d'Argenteuil at the Orsay Museum during Paris's annual Nuit Blanche all-night cultural festival. (AP via Yahoo! News
  • Randy Orton is awarded the vacant WWE championship which he loses in 10 minutes to Triple H, who defeats Umaga in the second title defense of the night, but loses in the 3rd to Randy Orton in a last man standing match.
  • U.S. college football: On the heels of last week's historic AP Poll shakeup, another one of comparable size occurs, in which four Top Ten teams and eleven ranked teams overall move down the list or off the poll entirely. LSU receives first place from all 65 sports critics, the first time that has occurred for any team since December 2006. #2 California earns its highest rank since 1951, #4 Boston College earns its highest showing since 1984, and #5 South Florida continues its ascent after first moving into the AP Poll three weeks ago. (AP via Yahoo! Sports)
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  • Oil prices reach $90 a barrel for the first time due to the low dollar and ongoing tension between Turkey and Iraq. (BBC)
  • The BBC announces 1,800 job cuts as part of restructuring to fill a £2 billion (US$4 bn) shortfall caused by lower than expected funding by the British government. (AFP via Google)
  • At least four people are killed in three days of tribal warfare near the Grasberg mine in the Papua province of Indonesia. (BBC)
  • French commuters face chaos after a public transport strike over proposed changes to pensions of transit workers continue. (Reuters)
  • Cécilia and Nicolas Sarkozy file for divorce. (CNN)
  • Return of Benazir Bhutto:
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