01 Oct 2005 – Indonesia: Resort bombing kill 26 and wound more than a hundred in Bali; Jemaah Islamiya (JI) bombmaker Azahari bin Husin believed to be responsible.
01 Oct 1995 – United States: Shaykh Umar ‘Abd al-Rahman convicted in plot to blow up UN headquarters and other land marks in New York.
03 Oct 1943 – Iraq: Iraq gains Independence from the United Kingdom.
04 Oct 2000 – Peru: Shinning Path leader Carlos Fernandez is captured.
05 Oct 2010 – United States: Faisal Shahzad convicted, sentenced to life imprisonment for role in failed vehicle bombing in Times Square, New York City.
06 Oct 2002 – Yemen: French oil tanker Limburg attacked and damaged off coast; al-Qaeda responsible.
06 Oct 1981 – Egypt: President Sadat assassinated by Egyptian Islamic Jihad.
06 Oct 1973 – Israel: Yom Kippur war begins.
07 Oct 2004 – Egypt: Terrorists car-bomb Hilton resort in Taba and two other tourist areas. 34 killed and more than 100 injured.
07 Oct 2001 – Afghanistan: US-led coalition begins military campaign in response to 9/11 attacks.
08 Oct 2002 – Kuwait: Al-Qaeda associates attack US Marines on exercise killing one.
10 Oct 2009 – Pakistan: Nine soldiers killed in an attack on a Army General Headquarters in Rawalpindi; TTP claim responsibility.
12 Oct 2004 – Gaza Strip: Israelis kill senior HAMAS leader and explosive expert in Adnan Ghul.
12 Oct 2002 – Indonesia: Multiple car bombs explode outside nightclubs in Bali, killing 202; JI responsible.
12 Oct 2000 – Yemen: Bombing of USS Cole kills 17 and wounds 39; Osama Bin Laden and al-Qaeda responsible.
13 Oct 2005 – Russia: More than 250 Armed assailants kill 50, injure 195 in attack on Nalchik; Kabardino-Balkariyan Sector of the Caucasus Front responsible.
15 Oct 2009 – Pakistan: Coordinated attacks in Lahore and Kohat kill nearly 40; TTP claim responsibility for Lahore attack.
15 Oct 2003 – Gaza Strip: Palestinian terrorist’s bomb US embassy motorcade, killing three diplomatic security contractors.
Dates are taken from the NCTC terrorist calendar and 361 Security Significant dates.