7 October is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). There are 85 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 2013: Elena Gilbert updates her diary in trigonometry with Halpern, and later in History of Europe with Tanner. Elena, Bonnie McCullough and Meredith Sulez prepare for the Haunted House fundraiser. Elena meets Damon Salvatore.