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  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 2011

    Apple Inc.

    Jobs Died

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 2011

    On October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs died, marking the end of an era for Apple.




  • France
    Sunday Oct 9, 2011

    Garry Kasparov

    Played two blitz exhibition matches in the autumn of 2011

    France
    Sunday Oct 9, 2011

    The second was a longer match consisting of eight blitz games played on 9 October, against English grandmaster Nigel Short. Kasparov won again by a score of 4½–3½.




  • U.S.
    Friday Oct 14, 2011

    Apple Inc.

    iPhone 4S

    U.S.
    Friday Oct 14, 2011

    Apple released the iPhone 4S.




  • Burbank, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2011

    Amazon

    Amazon.com announced a partnership with DC Comics

    Burbank, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Oct 18, 2011

    On October 18, 2011, Amazon.com announced a partnership with DC Comics for the exclusive digital rights to many popular comics, including Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Sandman, and Watchmen. The partnership has caused well-known bookstores like Barnes & Noble to remove these titles from their shelves.




  • Seoul, South Korea
    Wednesday Oct 19, 2011

    Samsung

    Samsung companies was fined

    Seoul, South Korea
    Wednesday Oct 19, 2011

    On 19 October 2011, Samsung companies was fined €145,727,000 for being part of a price cartel of ten companies for DRAMs which lasted from 1 July 1998 to 15 June 2002.




  • U.S.
    Friday Oct 21, 2011

    Barack Obama

    War in Iraq

    U.S.
    Friday Oct 21, 2011

    On October 21, 2011 President Obama announced that all U.S. troops would leave Iraq in time to be "home for the holidays".




  • Sea Cliff, San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Saturday Oct 22, 2011

    Robin Williams

    Third Marriage

    Sea Cliff, San Francisco, California, U.S.
    Saturday Oct 22, 2011

    Williams married his third wife, graphic designer Susan Schneider, on October 22, 2011, in St. Helena, California. The two lived at their house in Sea Cliff, San Francisco, California.


  • U.S.
    Monday Oct 24, 2011

    The Wright brothers

    Record that held for almost 10 years

    U.S.
    Monday Oct 24, 2011

    In October 1911, Orville Wright returned to the Outer Banks again, to conduct safety and stabilization tests with a new glider. On October 24, he soared for nine minutes and 45 seconds, a record that held for almost 10 years, when gliding as a sport began in the 1920s.


  • Austin, Texas, U.S.
    Monday Oct 24, 2011

    Dwayne Johnson

    Cena Instead Suggested The Rock Be His Partner

    Austin, Texas, U.S.
    Monday Oct 24, 2011

    On the October 24 episode of Raw, Cena instead suggested The Rock be his partner in a standard tag team match against The Miz and R-Truth, a team called Awesome Truth, which Rock agreed to the following week.


  • Saudi Arabia
    Wednesday Oct 26, 2011

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    First Solo Event

    Saudi Arabia
    Wednesday Oct 26, 2011

    On 26 October 2011, the Duchess undertook her first solo event for In Kind Direct, stepping in for the Prince of Wales, who was in Saudi Arabia.


  • São Paulo, Brazil
    Saturday Oct 29, 2011

    Lula da Silva

    Throat Cancer

    São Paulo, Brazil
    Saturday Oct 29, 2011

    On 29 October 2011, through the Syrian-Lebanese Hospital of São Paulo, it was announced that Lula suffered from throat cancer, a malignant tumor in his larynx.


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