December 2, 2014 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

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Elizabeth Lauten, an aide to a Republican congressman resigns after her online criticism of President Barack Obama's teenage daughters

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • Hong Kong pro-democracy activists clash with police as they try to surround the government's headquarters in some of the worst violence since the protests began

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Stephen Hawking claims that Artificial Intelligence could be a "threat to mankind" and spell the end of the human race

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking
  • The World Food Programme suspends critical food aid to more than 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt because of a lack of funds
  • Vanuatu police arrest at least 20 people over the deaths by hanging of two men accused of sorcery