Top 10 events
2/10/2001 – NATO backs US military strikes, following 9/11.
4/10/2003 – Maxim restaurant suicide bombing in Haifa, Israel: 21 Israelis, Jews and Arabs, are killed, and 51 others wounded.
5/10/2001 – Barry Bonds hits his 71st home run, breaking Mark McGwire’s record of 70 for the most home runs hit in a single season (Bonds would end up with 73 in total)
6/10/2013 – 53 people are killed in political clashes in Egypt.
9/10/2001 – Second mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey in the 2001 anthrax attack.
10/10/2009 – After having closed borders for about two hundred years, Armenia and Turkey sign protocols in Zurich, Switzerland to open their borders.
13/10/2008 – HM Treasury infused £37 billion ($64 billion, 47 billion euros) of new capital-bailout into Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Lloyds TSB and HBOS Plc, to avert a financial sector collapse.
17/10/2006 – The United States population reaches 300 million.