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  • Tokyo, Japan
    Monday Oct 1, 2001

    Mobile Phones

    The First Commercial 3G Network

    Tokyo, Japan
    Monday Oct 1, 2001

    NTT DoCoMo launched the first commercial 3G network on 1 October 2001, using the WCDMA technology.




  • Afghanistan
    Saturday Oct 6, 2001

    Ayman al-Zawahiri

    The U.S. Invasion of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan
    Saturday Oct 6, 2001

    Following the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, al-Zawahiri's whereabouts are unknown, but he is generally thought to be in tribal Pakistan. Although he releases videos of himself frequently (see Messages of Ayman al-Zawahiri), al-Zawahiri did not appear alongside bin Laden in any of them after 2003. However, despite a series of operations, they were unable to capture him.




  • Afghanistan
    Saturday Oct 6, 2001

    George W. Bush

    Afghanistan invasion

    Afghanistan
    Saturday Oct 6, 2001

    On October 7, 2001, U.S. and British forces initiated bombing campaigns that led to the arrival of Northern Alliance troops in Kabul on November 13.




  • Afghanistan
    Saturday Oct 6, 2001

    Bin Laden

    Unsuccessful Assassination

    Afghanistan
    Saturday Oct 6, 2001

    Attempts at assassination and requests for the extradition of bin Laden from the Taliban of Afghanistan were met with failure before the bombing of Afghanistan in October 2001.




  • Stockholm, Sweden
    Sunday Oct 7, 2001

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    His First competitive Match With Swedan

    Stockholm, Sweden
    Sunday Oct 7, 2001

    On 7 October 2001, he played his first competitive match, a 2002 World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan, scoring his first ever international goal in a 3–0 win as Sweden topped their group to qualify for the upcoming tournament.




  • Afghanistan
    Sunday Oct 7, 2001

    September 11 (9/11) Attacks

    Beginning of war in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan
    Sunday Oct 7, 2001

    On October 7, 2001, the War in Afghanistan began when U.S. and British forces initiated aerial bombing campaigns targeting Taliban and al-Qaeda camps, then later invaded Afghanistan with ground troops of the Special Forces.




  • Georgia
    Monday Oct 8, 2001

    Second Chechen War

    UNOMIG helicopter was shot down in Georgia

    Georgia
    Monday Oct 8, 2001

    On 8 October 2001, a UNOMIG (United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia) helicopter was shot down in Georgia in Kodori Valley gorge near Abkhazia, amid fighting between Chechens and Abkhazians, killing nine including five UN observers.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2001

    Ayman al-Zawahiri

    Top 22 Most Wanted Terrorists

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2001

    On October 10, 2001, al-Zawahiri appeared on the initial list of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's top 22 Most Wanted Terrorists, which was released to the public by U.S. President George W. Bush.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2001

    Bin Laden

    The Initial list of the top 22 FBI Most Wanted Terrorists

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2001

    On October 10, 2001, bin Laden appeared as well on the initial list of the top 22 FBI Most Wanted Terrorists, which was released to the public by the President of the United States George W. Bush, in direct response to the September 11 attacks, but which was again based on the indictment for the 1998 embassy attack.


  • St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
    Sunday Oct 21, 2001

    Dwayne Johnson

    No Mercy (2001)

    St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
    Sunday Oct 21, 2001

    The Rock lost the title ( WCW Championship) to Chris Jericho at No Mercy.


  • Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
    Monday Oct 22, 2001

    Dwayne Johnson

    The Rock Teamed with Jericho

    Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
    Monday Oct 22, 2001

    The next night on Raw, The Rock teamed with Jericho to win the WWF Tag Team Championship from The Dudley Boyz.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 23, 2001

    Apple Inc.

    iPod

    U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 23, 2001

    On October 23 2001, Apple debuted the iPod portable digital audio player.


  • Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 25, 2001

    Microsoft

    Windows XP

    Redmond, Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Oct 25, 2001

    On October 25, 2001, Microsoft released Windows XP, unifying the mainstream and NT lines of OS under the NT codebase.


  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Thursday Oct 25, 2001

    Windows

    Windows XP

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Thursday Oct 25, 2001

    The next major version of Windows NT, Windows XP, was released on October 25, 2001. The introduction of Windows XP aimed to unify the consumer-oriented Windows 9x series with the architecture introduced by Windows NT, a change that Microsoft promised would provide better performance over its DOS-based predecessors. Windows XP would also introduce a redesigned user interface (including an updated Start menu and a "task-oriented" Windows Explorer), streamlined multimedia and networking features, Internet Explorer 6, integration with Microsoft's .NET Passport services, modes to help provide compatibility with software designed for previous versions of Windows, and Remote Assistance functionality.


  • Afghanistan
    Wednesday Oct 31, 2001

    Ayman al-Zawahiri

    The Afghan citizenship

    Afghanistan
    Wednesday Oct 31, 2001

    In early November 2001, the Taliban government announced they were bestowing official Afghan citizenship on him, as well as Bin Laden, Mohammed Atef, Saif al-Adl, and Shaykh Asim Abdulrahman.


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