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Can you give the missing piece of information from these October events since 1990?

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Oct. 29 - Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in this U.S. State, resulting in 110 deaths.2012
Oct. 23 - A 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes this country, killing 582 people.2011
Oct. 6 - This MLB pitcher for the Phillies throws the 2nd no-hitter in postseason history.2010
Oct. 25 - Bombings kill over 150 people in this Middle-Eastern city.2009
Oct. 24 - Stock exchanges collapse around the world, which is given this nickname.2008
Oct. 29 - The first female president is elected in this country.2007
Oct. 17 - The United States' population grows to this number (in millions).2006
Oct. 27 - Riots from the death of two Muslim teenagers for in this European city.2005
Oct. 27 - This MLB team breaks their 86 year drought by winning the World Series.2004
Oct. 19 - This historical female figure is beatified by Pope John Paul II.2003
Oct. 11 - Bombings occurred in a shopping mall in this European country.2002
Oct. 23 - This technology company releases the first iPod.2001
DescriptionAnswerYear
Oct. 12 - The USS Cole is attacked by suicide bombers in this country.2000
Oct. 29 - The Orissa Cyclone hits this country in Asia.1999
Oct. 7 - Student Matthew Shepard was beaten for having this trait.1998
Oct. 23 - This musical debuts at the Royale Theater in New York.1997
Oct. 9 - This book by Howard Stern is released in paperback.1996
Oct. 8 - This NFL quarterback for the Dolphins breaks the all time completions record.1995
Oct. 14 - The space probe, Magellan, burns up in this planet.1994
Oct. 10 - A ferry boat leaves to this country, but sinks during its route.1993
Oct. 18 - A large 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits this country without a fatality.1992
Oct. 10 - The United States stops giving foreign aid to this Caribbean nation. 1991
Oct. 6 - This spacecraft is launched towards the Sun.1990

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