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|October 7th, 3761||Event||The epoch (origin) of the modern Hebrew calendar (Proleptic Julian calendar).|
|October 7th, 2004||Event||King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia abdicates.|
|October 7th, 2003||Event||Gray Davis is recalled as Governor of California, three years before the official end of his office term. Film star Arnold Schwarzenegger is elected Governor.|
|October 7th, 2002||Event||Maher Arar is deported by the US government to Syria, where he is tortured and held without charge for a year before being returned home to Canada.|
|October 7th, 2001||Event||The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan starts with an air assault and covert operations on the ground.|
|October 7th, 2000||Event||The last ever competitive match at Wembley Stadium is a 1-0 defeat of England to Germany and the last goal was scored by Liverpool s Dietmar Hammann. The match was Tony Adams 60th at Wembley setting the record for most appearances at the stadium.|
|October 7th, 1998||Event||Gay University of Wyoming student, Matthew Shepard, is found tied to a fence after being savagely beaten by two young adults in Laramie, Wyoming.|
|October 7th, 1993||Event||The Great Flood of 1993 ends at St. Louis, Missouri, 103 days after it began, as the Mississippi River falls below flood stage.|
|October 7th, 1985||Event||The "Achille Lauro" is hijacked by Palestinian terrorists.|
|October 7th, 1982||Event||Cats opens on Broadway and runs for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, 2000.|
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