On this day: October 12

Published On: Oct 11 2012 01:50:40 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 12 2012 02:00:00 AM EDT

Christopher Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day.

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2002: In Bali, Indonesia, 202 people are killed and 209 are injured when bombs are detonated in a nightclub district. Various members of Jemaah Islamiyah, a violent Islamist group, would be convicted in relation to the bombings, including three individuals who were sentenced to death.

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