Historical Events for October 2006
Events 1 - 6 of 6
2nd - Five school girls are murdered by Charles Carl Roberts in a shooting at an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania before Roberts commits suicide.
9th - North Korea allegedly tests its first nuclear device.
17th - The United States population reaches 300 million.
22nd - A Panama Canal expansion proposal is approved by 77.8% of voters in a National referendum held in Panama.
24th - Justice Rutherford of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice struck down the "motive clause", an important part of the Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act.
28th - Funeral service for the peace of the executed at Bykivnia forest, outside of Kiev, Ukraine, with reburial of 817 Ukrainian civilians (out of some 100,000) executed by Bolsheviks at Bykivnia in 1930s - early 1940s.