October Conspiracy Calendar

Gregorian
October 1 ⇒Detail
  • 1843 - The News of the World tabloid begins publication in London.
  • 1885 - Tokyo Gas is established.
  • 1885 - Special delivery mail service begins in US.
  • 1980 - ◆The Japanese National Railways changes schedule on a large scale.
  • 2007 - Japan's Earthquake Early Warning System is started.
  • 2007 - Japan Post is privatized following fierce political debate.
  • 2007 - Japan accedes to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
  • 2007 - Drama "Chiritotechin" is broadcast by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation).
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 1 ⇒Detail
  • December 2, 1614 - The Siege of Osaka begins.
  • November 8, 1779 - A major eruption from the summit of Mt. Sakurajima.
  • November 5, 1945 - (birth) Shozaburo Jimi, Minister of State for Financial Services.
  • October 27, 2000 - Two men of Sikh origin are arrested for bringing down Air India 182.
Hebrew Calendar
October 1 ⇒Detail
  • December 8, 1980 (October 1, 5741 in the Hebrew calendar) - ◆(death) John Lennon.
Gregorian
October 2
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 2
Gregorian
October 3 ⇒Detail
  • 1859 - The Ansei Purge begins.
  • 1863 - The last Thursday in November is declared as Thanksgiving Day.
  • 2008 - The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 is signed by President Bush.
  • 2009 - Rio de Janeiro wins the rights to host the 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.
  • 2009 - (death) Shoichi Nakagawa, Minister of Finance (Japan).
  • 2009 - Mt. Sakurajima erupts. The columns of smoke rise 3,000 meters high.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 3 ⇒Detail
Gregorian
October 4
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 4
Gregorian
October 5 ⇒Detail
  • 1793 ? French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France.
  • 1864 ? ◆The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone; 60,000 die.
  • 1864 ? ◆The General Council of the International Workingmen's Association is formed.
  • 1962 - The Beatles' first single, "Love Me Do" backed by "P.S. I Love You", is released.
  • 1964 - ◆(birth) Megumi Yokota, one of Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korea.
  • 1964 - ◆(birth) Seiko Hashimoto, former ice speed skater and track cycling sprinter from Japan.
  • 1983 - Lech Walesa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1989 - Dalai Lama is decided to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 1995 - The Macedonian flag is adopted. The day is Takashi Sasakawa's 60th birthday.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 5 ⇒Detail
  • November 19, 1392 - The Nothern and Southern Courts are unified (Japan).
  • November 18, 1773 - (birth) Tokugawa Ienari, the shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate.
  • November 18, 1803 ? The Battle of Vertieres, the last major battle of the Haitian Revolution.
  • November 5, 1853 - (birth) Marcus Samuel, the founder of Royal Dutch Shell.
  • October 31, 1935 - (birth) Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, Egyptian Field Marshal.
  • October 31, 1935 - (birth) Yuko Hama, Japanese actress.
Gregorian
October 6 ⇒Detail
  • 1973 - Yom Kippur War. Egypt launches a coordinated attack with Syria against Israel.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 6 ⇒Detail
  • November 23, 746 - The casting mold of Nara Daibutsu is completed.
  • November 5, 1921 - (birth) Junji Nishime, former governor of Okinawa, Japan.
  • November 7, 2005 - Alberto Fujimori, former President of Peru, is arrested in Chile.
  • November 8, 2013 - ◆Typhoon Haiyan makes landfall in the Philippines.
  • November 8, 2013 - ◆UNESCO suspends the voting rights of the United States and Israel.
  • November 8, 2013 - ◆(death) Chiyoko Shimakura, Japanese singer and actress.
Gregorian
October 7
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 7
Julian Calendar
October 7
Gregorian
October 8 ⇒Detail
  • 1202 - The fleet of the Fourth Crusade departs from Venice.
  • 1716 - Tokugawa Yoshimune sets up the "Oniwaban" group of ninjas.
  • 1871 ? Four major fires break out around Lake Michigan.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 8 ⇒Detail
  • November 20, 1871 - The Japanese government decides to dispatch a diplomatic journey.
  • November 26, 1941 - The Japanese Hawaii task force leaves the Kurile Islands.
  • November 26, 1941 - The Hull note ultimatum is delivered to Japan by the United States.
  • November 23, 1963 - (birth) Mamoru Takuma, Japanese mass murderer and rapist.
  • November 13, 1972 - The London Convention is drafted.
  • November 18, 1996 ? ▲JDS Osumi is launched.
  • November 18, 1996 ? ▲Channel Tunnel fire. Fortunately all passengers and crew are safe.
Gregorian
October 9 ⇒Detail
  • 1799 - Napoleon leaves Egypt and lands at Frejus (French Campaign in Egypt and Syria).
  • 1940 - St. Paul's Cathedral in the City of London, England is hit by a bomb (Battle of Britain).
  • 1940 - (birth) John Lennon, British musician and songwriter.
  • 1959 - (death) Shiro Ishii, Japanese microbiologist and the lieutenant general of Unit 731.
  • 1967 - (death) Che Guevara, Argentina-born Marxist Revolutionary. Guevara is executed.
  • 1983 - Rangoon bombing.
  • 2009 - US President Barack Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • 2009 - First lunar impact of the Centaur and LCROSS spacecrafts.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 9 ⇒Detail
  • November 19, 1863 - U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address.
  • November 9, 1872 - The Great Boston Fire of 1872.
  • November 24, 1876 - (birth) Walter Burley Griffin, American architect and landscape architect.
  • November 10, 1986 - (birth) Samuel Wanjiru, Kenyan athlete (long distance running).
  • November 10, 1986 - Commemorative coins are issued (Japan).
  • November 29, 1987 - Korean Air Flight 858 explodes over the Thai-Burmese border.
Gregorian
October 10 ⇒Detail
  • 1010 - ◆The Ly Dynasty is established in Vietnam and moves the capital to Hanoi.
  • 1882 - The Bank of Japan begins operating as the nation's central bank.
  • 1911 ? The Wuchang Uprising leads to the demise of Qing Dynasty.
  • 1945 - Evacuated children begin to be returned to their homes (Japan).
  • 1945 - About 3000 political prisoners were released (Japan).
  • 1945 - The Japanese Combined Fleet is dissolved.
  • 1945 - Japanese movie "Soyokaze" or gentle breeze is released.
  • 1945 - The Chinese Communist Party and the Kuomintang sign a principle agreement.
  • 1945 - Official North Korean sources consider this day as the "Party Foundation Day".
  • 1946 - (birth) Naoto Kan, Japanese Prime Minister.
  • 1954 - ◆Vietminh reenters Hanoi.
  • 1964 ? ◆The 1964 Summer Olympics is held and opened in Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2008 - The benchmark Nikkei 225 index in Japan falls to 8,276.43.
  • 2008 - The Yamato Life Insurance Company files for bankruptcy.
  • 2008 - Orakzai bombing: a suicide bombing kills 110 people in Pakistan.
  • 2010 - ◆Great Ceremony of the Millennial Anniversary is held in Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • 2010 - ◆Kim Jong-un is made a general (North Korea).
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 10 ⇒Detail
  • November 10, 1567 - The Todaiji Temple is destroyed by fire.
  • November 24, 1629 - Iemitsu's nanny Ofuku receives a title "Kasuga no Tsubone".
  • November 3, 1946 - The Constitution of Japan is promulgated.
  • November 13, 1964 - The 2nd edition of the Arab Nations Cup is held in Kuwait.
  • November 15, 2010 - ◆Yokozuna Hakuho's record-chasing streak ends at 63 bouts.
Gregorian
October 11
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 11
Gregorian
October 12 ⇒Detail
  • 1492 ? Christopher Columbus discovers the Americas for Spain.
  • 1929 - A British rigid airship, R101, is successfully launched.
  • 1940 - Taisei Yokusankai is created by Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoe.
  • 1960 - (death) Inejiro Asanuma, head of the Japanese Socialist Party.
  • 1960 - Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev's shoe-banging incident.
  • 1964 - The Soviet Union launches the Voskhod 1 into Earth orbit.
  • 1976 - Hua Guofeng becomes chairman of Communist Party of China.
  • 1983 - Japan's former Prime Minister Tanaka Kakuei is found guilty of taking a bribe.
  • 1984 - NHK broadcasts an educational program entitled "Ferdinand von Zeppelin".
  • 1984 - Brighton hotel bombing.
  • 2000 - USS Cole bombing.
  • 2000 - Kiyotaka makes a debut as a singer with a single "No No No".
  • 2002 - Terrorists detonate bombs in the Sari Club in Kuta, Bali, killing 202.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 12 ⇒Detail
Gregorian
October 13 ⇒Detail
  • 1203 - Minamoto no Sanetomo becomes the third shogun of the Kamakura shogunate.
  • 1925 - (birth) Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 1981 - Ali Khamenei officially becomes President of Iran.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 13 ⇒Detail
  • November 5, 97 - Emperor Keiko sends Yamato Takeru to Kyushu to conquer local tribes.
  • November 24, 1852 - Matthew Perry leaves Norfolk for Japan aboard the Mississippi.
  • December 3, 1805 - Hanaoka Seishu performs a surgical treatment of breast cancer.
  • November 8, 2000 - Japanese Red Army leader Fusako Shigenobu is arrested in Osaka.
Gregorian
October 14 ⇒Detail
  • 1189 - (death) Fujiwara no Yasuhira, fourth ruler of Northern Fujiwara in Mutsu Province, Japan.
  • 1873 ? ▲Japan designates February 11 as National Foundation Day.
  • 1873 ? ▲(birth) Jules Rimet, president of FIFA.
  • 1885 ? Asakusa Aquarium is opened in Tokyo.
  • 1890 ? (birth) Dwight D. Eisenhower, American general and President of the United States.
  • 1933 ? Nazi Germany withdraws from the League of Nations.
  • 1964 ? Leonid Brezhnev becomes the General Secretary of the Communist Party (USSR).
  • 2007 ? ▼The Railway Museum is opened in Saitama, Saitama, Japan.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 14 ⇒Detail
  • November 9, 1867 - Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu returns political power to the emperor.
  • November 17, 1869 - The Suez Canal is inaugurated (Egypt).
  • December 3, 1979 - Ruhollah Khomeini becomes the Supreme Leader of Iran.
  • November 15, 1986 - Mitsui and Co. executive Nobuyuki Wakaoji is abducted.
  • November 15, 1986 - Mt. Mihara has a major eruption.
  • November 15, 1986 - Japan agrees to sharp reductions of exports to the US.
  • November 17, 1964 - ◆Komeito is founded by the Buddhist society Soka Gakkai.
  • November 17, 1964 - ◆(birth) Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the United Nations.
  • November 23, 2007 - ▼MS Explorer sinks in the Antarctic Ocean south of Argentina.
  • November 23, 2007 - ▼American thriller movie "The Number 23" is released in Japan.
Gregorian
October 15
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 15
Gregorian
October 16
  • 1964 - China detonates its first nuclear weapon.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 16
Gregorian
October 17 ⇒Detail
  • 1271 - Nichiren is arrested and exiled to Sado Island.
  • 1877 - The Gakushuin Peers School is opened in Tokyo.
  • 2005 - Prime Minister Koizumi pays a visit to Yasukuni Shrine.
  • 2005 - A depression strengthens into Tropical Storm Wilma in the Caribbean Sea.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 17 ⇒Detail
  • November 23, 1885 - Osaka Incident (Osaka, Japan).
Gregorian
October 18
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 18
Gregorian
October 19
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 19
Gregorian
October 20 ⇒Detail
  • 1600 - Battle of Kuisegawa, a decisive battle during the Sekigahara Campaign.
  • 1871 - Marriage with people of different social classes is allowed (Japan).
  • 1885 - Japan becomes a member state of Metre Convention.
  • 1934 - (birth) Empress Michiko, empress consort of Japan.
  • 1940 - Sai Baba starts his mission. He stops going to school.
  • 1941 - Kragujevac massacre. Nazis kill thousands of civilians in Kragujevac in Serbia.
  • 1967 - (death) Yoshida Shigeru, Prime Minister of Japan.
  • 1985 - Narita Airport Riot (Conflicts at Narita).
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 20 ⇒Detail
Gregorian Calendar
October 20 ⇒Detail
  • October 14, 1066 (October 20, 1066 in the Gregorian calendar) - Battle of Hastings.
                                             (death) King Harold II.
Gregorian
October 21 ⇒Detail
  • 1600 - ◆Tokugawa Ieyasu defeats his rival Japanese clans in the Battle of Sekigahara.
  • 1805 - Battle of Trafalgar: A British fleet defeats a combined French and Spanish fleet.
  • 1833 - ◆(birth) Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor and founder of the Nobel Prize.
  • 1871 - The Japanese government creates the Navy Code.
  • 1879 - Thomas Edison tests the first practical electric incandescent light bulb.
  • 1923 - ◆Government censorship about the Great Kanto earthquake on the media is lifted.
  • 1944 - The first kamikaze attack: A Japanese plane attacks HMAS Australia.
  • 1947 - The National Public Service Law is promulgated (Japan).
  • 1949 - ◆(birth) Benjamin Netanyahu, 9th Prime Minister of Israel.
  • 1949 - ◆(birth) Manuel Marin, interim President of the European Commission.
  • 1959 - (birth) Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor.
  • 1969 - A coup d'etat in Somalia brings Siad Barre to power.
  • 1994 - The US and North Korea sign the Agreed Framework about nuclear development.
  • 1994 - The Seongsu Bridge collapses (Seoul, South Korea). 32 people are killed.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 21 ⇒Detail
Gregorian
October 22 ⇒Detail
  • 1811 - (birth) Franz Liszt, Hungarian pianist and composer.
  • 1871 - The Meiji government decides to fire the cannon at noon everyday at the Edo Castle.
  • 1873 - League of the Three Emperors was formed (Germany, Austria-Hugary and Russia).
  • 1894 - The Shonai earthquake takes place in the Tohoku region, Japan.
  • 1973 - (birth) Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball player.
  • 1998 - At Tokyo DisneySea, a groundbreaking ceremony is held.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 22 ⇒Detail
  • November 18, 794 - Japanese Emperor Kammu allocates residence of Nara, Nara to Kyoto.
  • November 23, 1891 - President Fonseca resigns (Brazil).
  • December 10, 1941 - (birth) Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor.
  • December 3, 1966 - The third reshuffled cabinet of the first cabinet of Sato Eisaku is formed.
  • December 1, 1969 - The first draft lottery in the United States is held since World War II.
  • December 1, 1969 - The first legislation to limit noise levels at airports is introduced (US).
  • December 1, 1969 - The first automatic teller machine in Japan is installed in the bank.
  • December 1, 1969 - Doraemon manga first appears in children's monthly magazines (Japan).
Gregorian
October 23
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 23
Gregorian
October 24
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 24
Gregorian
October 25 ⇒Detail
  • 1881 - (birth) Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor.
  • 1944 - (birth) Haruhiko Kuroda, Governor of the Bank of Japan.
  • 1944 - Battle of Leyte Gulf.
  • 1944 - The USS Tang under Richard O'Kane is sunk by the ship's own malfunctioning torpedo.
  • 1944 - Heinrich Himmler orders a crackdown on the Edelweiss Pirates.
  • 1944 - The Romanian Army liberates Carei.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 25 ⇒Detail
Gregorian
October 26
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 26
Gregorian
October 27 ⇒Detail
  • 1614 - Takayama Ukon and other Japanese Christians are expelled from Japan to Manila.
  • 1945 - (birth) Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil.
  • 2000 - Two men of Sikh origin are arrested for bringing down Air India 182.
  • 2001 - The Tokyo Motor Show is held (Japan).
  • 2005 - Riots begin in Paris after the deaths of two Muslim teenagers.
  • 2005 - The SSETI Express micro-satellite is successfully launched.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 27 ⇒Detail
  • November 29, 921 - Kukai is posthumously given the name Kobo Daishi by the Emperor.
  • December 16, 1949 - ▲Mao Zedong visits the Soviet Union.
  • December 16, 1949 - ▲Sukarno is elected president of Indonesia.
  • December 16, 1949 - ▲(birth) Kensaku Morita, governor of Chiba Prefecture in Japan.
  • November 28, 1967 - (birth) Renho, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister.
Gregorian
October 28
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 28
Gregorian
October 29 ⇒Detail
  • 2005 - ◆Three bombs explode in Delhi, India, killing 61 people and injuring at least 210 others.
  • 2007 - Justice Minister Hatoyama says that a friend of a friend is a member of al Qaeda.
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 29 ⇒Detail
  • November 28, 1720 - Dai Nihonshi, literally "Great History of Japan" is completed.
  • November 28, 1883 - The Rokumeikan, a western style ballroom, is officially opened.
  • December 17, 1903 - The Wright Brothers make a flight in a heavier-than-air machine.
  • November 24, 2000 - Anti-stalking Law comes into force (Japan).
  • November 26, 2008 - The first of many attacks on Mumbai, India are fired.
  • November 26, 2008 - Mongolian Sumo wrestler Harumafuji is promoted to Ozeki.
  • November 26, 2008 - "Hankyu Nishinomiya Gardens" is opened in Nishinomiya, Hyogo.
  • December 15, 2009 - At the Mayon Volcano, lava cascades down the slopes (the Philippines).
Ethiopian Calendar
October 29 ⇒Detail
  • July 6, 2005 (October 29, 1997 in the Ethiopian calendar)◆London Olympics.
  • July 6, 2005 (October 29, 1997 in the Ethiopian calendar)◆The 31st G8 summit is held (UK).
  • July 6, 2005 (October 29, 1997 in the Ethiopian calendar)◆Software patent is rejected.
Gregorian
October 30
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 30
Gregorian
October 31
Japanese Traditional Calendar
October 31
Gregorian
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Japanese Traditional Calendar
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