Unix Timestamp: 1098489600
Saturday, October 23. 2004, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Saturday, October 23, 2004

A Magnitude 6.7 earthquake and aftershocks of similar scale occur in the Tokamachi area. A huge landslide occurs on the outskirts of Nagaoka. According to Japanese officials, 68 people are killed, 4,085 are injured, and 103,000 are rendered homeless.
Michael Schumacher wins his 7th Formula One World Drivers Chionship (5th consecutive), making him the most successful driver in the history of Formula One.
Brazil successfully launches its first rocket into space.
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