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October Revolution Island

October Revolution Island (Russian: Остров Октябрьской Революции, Ostrov Oktyabrskoy Revolyutsii) is the largest island of the Severnaya Zemlya group in the Russian Arctic. The area of this island has been estimated at making it the 56th largest island in the world. It rises to a height of on Mount Karpinsky. Half the island is covered with glaciers reaching down into the sea. In the sections free from ice, the vegetation is desert or tundra....

Mount Karpinsky (October Revolution Island)

Mount Karpinsky is the highest point on the Russian Arctic island of October Revolution at 965 m. It was named after Aleksandr Petrovich Karpinsky, a Russian geologist....

October Palace

The October Palace in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, was designed by architect Vikentiy Beretti in the early 1900s. Renamed as the International Center of Culture and Arts after Ukrainian independence in 1991, the palace has been used for different purposes throughout its history. Prior to the Russian Revolution of 1917, the building housed a "Seminary for Young ladies", hence the street where it was located was called Institutskaya Street. After the revolution, the building was used by the government, including housing for Kyiv Cheka (later known as KGB)....

6th of October City

6th of October City is a satellite city and part of the urban area of Cairo, Egypt, 32 km (20 miles) outside the city itself. It has a population ranging between some 185,000 in the city to an estimated 500,000 inhabitants in the wider area. 6th of October City was the capital of the now defunct 6th of October Governorate. A new city in the desert, it also hosts Egyptian students and students from the Gulf and Palestinian territories, who study at its private universities....

October 6 University

October 6 University (or Sixth (6th) October University) is a university located in 6th October City, 6th of October Governorate, Egypt. Overview October 6 University is one of the first private universities in Egypt. It was established by the presidential decree number 243 for the year 1996, then became a member of the Arab Universities Association in 1997 and also a member in association of African universities. All the degrees awarded by the university are accredited by the Supreme Council of Universities....

7 October Stadium

7 October Stadium is a grass football stadium based in center of Tripoli, Libya. The stadium holds 5,000 people and was built in 1939. It was the only football stadium in Tripoli, Libya before the June 11 Stadium was built in the 1970s. It is being used now as training ground for Al-Ittihad Club....

6th October Bridge

The 6th October Bridge (Kubri 6 uktubar) is an elevated highway in central Cairo, Egypt. The bridge and causeway crosses the Nile twice from the west bank suburbs, east through Gezira Island to Downtown Cairo, and on to connect the city to the Cairo International Airport to the east. Its name commemorates the date of 'The Crossing' which commenced the outbreak day of the October War in 1973. History The bridge and causeway were completed in 1996, with construction taking nearly 30 years....

6th of October Governorate

The 6th of October Governorate was one of the governorates of Egypt. It was located in Middle Egypt, to the west of the Nile Valley. History The 6th of October Governorate was split from the Giza Governorate on 17 April 2008. It was created through a presidential decree in order to ease the burden placed on Giza, one of Egypt's most densely populated governorates. The 6th of October City became the capital of the 6th of October Governorate, which was mostly made up of recently established planned communities such as the Sheikh Zayed City....

Kaunas massacre of October 29, 1941

Kaunas massacre of October 29, 1941 also known as the Great Action was the largest mass murder of Lithuanian Jews. By the order of SS-Standartenführer Karl Jäger and SS-Rottenführer Helmut Rauca, the Sonderkommando under the leadership of SS-Obersturmführer Joachim Hamann, and 8 to 10 men from Einsatzkommando 3, in collaboration with Lithuanian partisans, murdered 2,007 Jewish men, 2,920 women, and 4,273 children in a single day at the Ninth Fort, Kaunas, Lithuania....

Action of 18 October 1782

The Action of 18 October 1782 was a minor naval engagement of the American War of Independence, in which the French 74-gun ship of the line Scipion, accompanied by a frigate, was chased by two ships of the line, HMS London and Torbay. Outmanoeuvring her larger opponents, Scipion obtained a favourable position that allowed her to rake HMS London, causing severe damage and escaping. The British resumed the chase, and Scipion struck a rock in Samana Bay, becoming a total loss....

26 October Barracks: 26 October Barracks is a barracks of the Slovenian Armed Forces at Vrhnika. It falls under the 25th military-territorial Vrhnika Slovenian Armed Forces Command. History Slovenian Territorial Defence ...

October 2009 Afghanistan earthquake: A 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in Afghanistan on October 22, 2009 at 19:51:28 UTC....

25 October 2009 Baghdad bombings: The 25 October 2009 Baghdad bombings were attacks in Baghdad, Iraq which killed 155 people and injured at least 721 people. Attack The attack was caused by two suicide car bombs, in a minivan and a...

28 October 2009 Peshawar bombing: The 28 October 2009 Peshawar bombing occurred in Peshawar, Pakistan, when a car bomb was detonated in a Mina Bazar (Market for women and children) of the city. The bomb killed 137 people and injured m...

October 2010 Sumatra earthquake and tsunami: The October 2010 Sumatra earthquake was a magnitude 7.7 Mw earthquake that occurred on 25 October 2010 off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia at 21:42 local time (14:42 UTC). The earthquake occur...

October 1926 Air Union Blériot 155 crash: The October 1926 Air Union Blériot 155 crash happened on 2 October 1926 at Leigh, Kent when Blériot 155 F-AICQ caught fire in mid-air and crashed while the pilot attempted to make an emergency landi...

October 22nd Scud missile attack: The October 22nd Scud missile attack which took place in the midst of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, was the first operational use of Scud missiles in the world. It witnessed Egypt launch three Scud missile...

List of United States tornadoes from September to October 2011: This is a list of all tornadoes that were confirmed by local offices of the National Weather Service in the United States in September 2011. United States yearly total Tornadoes of 2011 September S...

List of shipwrecks in October 1942: The list of shipwrecks in October 1942 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1942.1 October For the sinking of the British cargo ship Siam II on this day, see ...

List of shipwrecks in October 1941: The list of shipwrecks in October 1941 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1941.1 October : World War II: Convoy ON 19: The tanker straggled behind the co...

List of shipwrecks in October 1940: The list of shipwrecks in October 1940 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1940. Most of the ships listed here were lost in connection with World War II.1 O...

List of shipwrecks in October 1939: The list of shipwrecks in October 1939 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1939. Most of the ships listed here were lost in connection with World War II.1 Oc...

List of shipwrecks in October 1943: The list of shipwrecks in October 1943 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1943.1 October : World War II: Convoy MKS 26: The tanker was torpedoed and sunk in ...

List of shipwrecks in October 1944: The list of shipwrecks in October 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1944.1 October : World War II: Convoy No. 3927: The was torpedoed and sunk in the ...

6th of October Panorama: The 6th of October War Panorama is a museum and memorial of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, located in Heliopolis, Cairo. It was inaugurated on October 5th, 1989 by former Egyptian President Mubarak. It w...

Action of 24 October 1793: The Action of 24 October 1793 was a minor naval engagement during the first year of the French Revolutionary Wars. While cruising in the Northern Bay of Biscay, the British Royal Navy frigate HMS Tham...

List of shipwrecks in October 1915: The list of shipwrecks in October 1915 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1915.1 October Elizabeth : The coaster suffered an on board explosion and fire ...

List of shipwrecks in October 1916: The list of shipwrecks in October 1916 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1916.1 October : World War I: The coaster was scuttled in the Atlantic Ocean ...

List of shipwrecks in October 1917: The list of shipwrecks in October 1917 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1917.1 October : World War I: The barque was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlanti...

List of shipwrecks in October 1918: The list of shipwrecks in October 1918 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1918.1 October : World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic...

Action of 16 October 1799: The Action of 16 October 1799 was a minor naval engagement during the French Revolutionary Wars between a squadron of British Royal Navy frigates and two frigates of the Spanish Navy close to the Sp...

Timeline of the 2011–13 Egyptian civil unrest under Mohamed Morsi (July–October 2012): The following is a chronological summary of the major events that occurred during the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, after Mohamed Morsi's election as the fifth President of Egypt, on 30 June 2012. This...

List of shipwrecks in October 1914: The list of shipwrecks in October 1914 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1914.1 October : The cargo ship sank in the Kalmar Strait off Öland, Sweden w...

October 2012 Aleppo bombings: On 3 October 2012, three suicide car bombs exploded at the eastern corner of the Saadallah Al-Jabiri Square and the nearby areas killing 40 people. At least 122 people were reported to be heavily inju...

October 1964: January – February – March – April – May – June – July – August – September – October – November – December The following events occurred in October, 1964. October 1,...

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