Government Job Exam aspirants preparing for UPSC and such other exams always require a source of assistance for their preparation. Safalta team has decided to provide details of the most significant events of India and World History that can boost the preparation of students. In today's history, here are the most important incidents that took place on 31 Oct.

  • Belgium leaves the recession with 0.5% growth in the third quarter in 2010.
  • Belgian tennis star Kim Clijsters beats Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6–3, 5–7, 6–3 for her 3rd season ending WTA Championship in Doha, Qatar in 2010.
  • The world population reaches 7 billion inhabitants according to the United Nations in 2011.
  • The New York stock exchange opens after being closed for two days after Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 1 winners: Hootenanny, Goldencents, Lady Eli, Untapable in 2014.
  • 8th Rugby World Cup: New Zealand's All Blacks defeat Australia's Wallabies 34-17 at Twickenham in London in 2015.
  •  Russian airliner crashes killing all 224 on board in Sinai Peninsula, Egypt - Russia's worst air disaster in 2015.
  • Lebanon parliament elects Michel Aoun President after 2 1/2 years without a leader in 2016.
  • Two men convicted of raping and inpregnating their 10 year old niece in Chandigarh, India in 2017.
  • Judge on Maui, Hawaii orders man to write ex-girlfriend 144 compliments after violating protection order to send 144 nasty text messages in 2017.
  • John Kelly, White House Chief of Staff comments in TV interview that “the lack of an ability to compromise led to the Civil War", draws criticism in 2017.
  • Terrorist attack in New York when a truck mows down people on a cycle lane, killing 8, injuring 10 in 2017.
  • Takahiro Shiraishi arrested in Zama, Japan, a day after nine dismembered bodies found in his apartment in 2017.

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