What Happened on October 14, 2014

Historical Events

  • Richard Flanagan's novel "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" wins the 2014 Man Booker Prize

Historic Event

Utah State University receives terrorist threats pertaining to Anita Sarkeesian's planned lecture the following day

  • World Health Organization announce Ebola virus death toll at 4,447, and the fatality rate has reached 70%

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Peña, American actress, dies from cirrhosis at 55
  • Ikey Owens ,American keyboardist (The Mars Volta; Jack White), and producer, dies of a heart attack at 39
2014 Highlights

About October 14, 2014

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
  • UK #1 Song: All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor