Popping the Olin Bubble: October Edition

10/1 A Buddhist mob torched more than seventy homes and stabbed a 94- year-old woman to death in Myanmar.

10/2 Tom Clancy died at the age of sixty-six.

10/3 Adobe announced that the data of 2.9 million customers was stolen in a security breach.

10/4 A man of undeclared motive self-immolated at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

10/5 The US Department of Defense recalled 350,000 of its furloughed civilian workers.

10/6 Twelve people are injured, and one killed, during a shooting at a motorcycle clubhouse in Fresno, CA.

10/7 Mulatu Teshome succeeded Girma Wolde-Giorgis as President of Ethiopia.

10/8 Peter Higgs and Francois Englert win the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics.

10/9 Ten people were killed by a fire in a garment factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh.

10/10 The BBC announced the discovery of nine missing episodes of Dr. Who starring Patrick Troughton, the second Doctor.

10/11 The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons wins the Nobel Peace Prize.

10/12 At least fifty people died after a truck veered off a cliff in Peru.

10/13 Gunmen kidnap seven workers from the Red Cross in northern Syria.

10/14 A dry ice bomb exploded in an employee restroom at Los Angeles International Airport.

10/15 Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia, arrived in the UK to serve the remainder of a 50-year sentence.

10/16 Malala Yousafzai was awarded with Honorary Canadian citizenship.

10/17 At least seven emergency warnings were issued for bushfires in New South Wales, Australia.

10/18 The Constitution Council of France rules that the country’s mayor cannot refuse to officiate at same-sex marriages.

10/19 At least seventy-nine people were injured in a train crash at the Once railway station in Buenos Aires.

10/20 Toyato Motor Corporation recalls 885,000 vehicles due to electrical problems.

10/21 A student at Sparks Middle School in Nevada kills a teacher and injures two other students before killing himself.

10/22 The Australian Capital Territory becomes the first Australian territory to legalize same-sex marriage.

10/23 A 14-year-old students from Danvers, MA was accused of killing his math teacher and dumping the body in the woods.

10/24 The World Health Organization reports that a polio outbreak began in Deir Ezzor, Syria.

10/25 Japan declared a tsunami warning after a 7.3 earthquake struck off its east coast.

10/26 Iran hanged sixteen rebels in retaliation for the deaths of fourteen border guards who were killed in an ambush.

10/27 A roadside bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, killed eighteen wedding guests.

10/28 Gunmen stole $54m from a van carrying local and foreign currency for the Libyan central bank.

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