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|October 19th, 2007||Event||Philippines. 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, 2005||Event||Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.|
|October 19th, 2005||Event||Hurricane Wilma becomes the most intense Atlantic hurricane on record with a minimum pressure of 882 mb.|
|October 19th, 2004||Event||Myanmar prime minister Khin Nyunt is ousted and placed under house arrest by the SPDC on charges of corruption.|
|October 19th, 2004||Event||Care International aid worker Margaret Hassan is kidnapped in Iraq.|
|October 19th, 2003||Event||Mother Teresa is beatified by Pope John Paul II.|
|October 19th, 2001||Event||SIEV-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, 1998||Event||The Earth Liberation Front sets fire to the Vail Mountain ski resort in Vail, Colorado, causing $12 million in damage.|
|October 19th, 1994||Event||The Goodnight Kiwi airs in New Zealand for the last time as TV2 moves to 24-hour television 7 days a week.|
|October 19th, 1989||Event||Guildford Four convictions are quashed by the Court of Appealthey had spent 15 years in prison through a miscarriage of justice.|
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