October 8 - John McCain gets killed by a missile in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bill Clinton was the one who caused this and was sentenced to 30 years in prison by the FBI. Bill Clinton is scheduled to be released from prison on October 8, 2022.

October 9 – A 13-kilogram (29-pound) meteorite lands in the driveway of the Knapp residence in Peekskill, New York, destroying the family's Chevrolet Malibu. It becomes known as the Peekskill Meteorite.

October 9 – The Chief of Naval Operations adopts the US Navy's core values: Honor, Courage and Commitment.

October 11 - The body of John McCain is laid to rest at a cemetery in Philadelphia.

October 12 – In the Dominican Republic, Pope John Paul II celebrates the 500th anniversary of the meeting of two cultures.

October 15 – In Russia, Andrei Chikatilo is found guilty of 52 murders.

October 17 – Yoshihiro Hattori, a 16-year-old Japanese exchange student, mistakes the address of a party and is shot dead after knocking on the wrong door in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The shooter, Rodney Peairs, is later acquitted, sparking outrage in Japan.

October 24 – The Toronto Blue Jays win the World Series in six games, becoming the first Canadian team to win.

October 25 – Lithuania holds a referendum on its first constitution after declaring independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

October 26 – In Canada, the Charlottetown Accord is defeated in a national referendum.

October 29 – The Food and Drug Administration approves Depo-Provera for use as a contraceptive in the United States.

October 31 – Pope John Paul II issues an apology, and lifts the edict of the Inquisition against Galileo Galilei.

November 11 – The Church of England votes to allow women to become priests.

November 18 - Russian President Boris Yeltsin, in a goodwill gesture to South Korea during a visit to Seoul to ratify a new treaty, released the nine years of concealed flight data recorder (FDR) and cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of KAL 007, shot down near Moneron Island by the Soviets on Sept. 1, 1983.

November 20 – In England, a fire breaks out in Windsor Castle, causing over £50 million worth of damage.

November 24 – In the People's Republic of China, a China Southern Airlines domestic flight crashes, killing all 141 people on-board.

November 24 – Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom describes this year as an Annus Horribilis (horrible year), due to various scandals damaging the image of the Royal Family, as well as the Windsor Castle fire.

November 25 – The Czechoslovakia Federal Assembly votes to split the country into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, starting on January 1, 1993.

November 30 – The trial of 14 South Vietnamese accused of murdering 24 North Vietnamese begins in Hong Kong (ends November 29, 1994).

December 3 – UN Security Council Resolution 794 is unanimously passed, approving a coalition of United Nations peacekeepers led by the United States to form UNITAF, tasked with ensuring humanitarian aid gets distributed and establishing peace in Somalia.

December 3 – The Greek oil tanker Aegean Sea, carrying 80,000 tonnes of crude oil, runs aground in a storm while on approach to La Coruña, Spain, and spills much of its cargo.

December 4 – U.S. military forces land in Somalia.

December 5 – Kent Conrad of North Dakota resigns his seat in the United States Senate and is sworn into the other seat from North Dakota, becoming the only U.S. Senator ever to have held two seats on the same day.

December 6 – Hindu extremists demolish the Babri Masjid (a 16th century mosque) in Ayodhya, India.

December 8 – The last blast is fired at the Falu Copper Mine in Falun, Sweden, after a millennium of continuous operation.

December 9 – Prince Charles and Princess Diana publicly announce their separation.

December 12 – An earthquake hits Flores, Indonesia, leaving 2500 dead.

December 20 – The Folies Bergère music hall in Paris, France closes.

December 21 – A Dutch DC-10, flight Martinair MP 495, crashes at Faro Airport, killing 56 people.

December 22 – Archives of Terror discovered by Dr. Martín Almada detailing the fates of thousands of Latin Americans who had been secretly kidnapped, tortured, and killed by the security services of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. This was known as Operation Condor.

December 29 – Brazil's president Fernando Collor de Mello is found guilty on charges that he stole more than $32 million from the government, preventing him from holding any elected office for eight years.



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