What about a week after? Could they seriously not have put it then when there isn't anything? The problem is they can they just don't care enough about a minority group to mind them.
Can't do it then. It would be insensitive:
2nd October, 1968: More than 25 people have been killed during a vicious gun battle in Mexico where Student riots threaten Mexico Olympics. Thousands of students had gathered to protest against the military occupation of the National Polytechnic Institute.
2nd October, 1976: Hurricane Liza strikes at La Paz, Mexico leaving many hundreds dead and many thousand homeless as the hurricane breached the Cajoncito River
2nd October, 1985: In London and Liverpool gangs of black youths are continuing to fight with local police forces and rioting in areas where racial tension is at it's worst. The youths are making gasoline bombs which they are then using to firebomb shops in these areas.
2nd October, 1985: The actor Rock Hudson died in his sleep
2nd October, 2002: The first victim of the sniper attacks in the Washington, D.C. area, is shot and killed in a grocery store parking lot.
2nd October, 2006 : Charles Carl Roberts enters a one room Amish West Nickel Miles School, takes a number of hostages and kills four girls before committing suicide