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October 19th, 2007EventPhilippines. Amidst corruption controversies hounding the Arroyo administration, a bomb explosion rocked Glorietta 2, a shopping mall in Makati, which killed 11 and injured more than 100 people.
October 19th, 2005EventSaddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.
October 19th, 2005EventHurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb.
October 19th, 2004EventMyanmar prime minister Khin Nyunt is ousted and placed under house arrest by the SPDC on charges of corruption.
October 19th, 2004EventCare International aid worker Margaret Hassan is kidnapped in Iraq.
October 19th, 2003EventMother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II.
October 19th, 2001EventSIEV-X, an Indonesian fishing boat en-route to Christmas Island, carrying over 400 asylum seekers, sank in international waters with the loss of 353 people.
October 19th, 1998EventThe Earth Liberation Front sets fire to the Vail Mountain ski resort in Vail, Colorado, causing $12 million in damage.
October 19th, 1994EventThe Goodnight Kiwi airs in New Zealand for the last time as TV2 moves to 24-hour television 7 days a week.
October 19th, 1989EventGuildford Four convictions are quashed by the Court of Appealthey had spent 15 years in prison through a miscarriage of justice.

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