On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Gatwick, Heathrow and JFK airports enhance screening for the Ebola virus
  • Patrick Modiano wins the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature

Famous Deaths

  • Carolyn Ashley Kizer, American writer, dies from complications of dementia 89
  • Jan Hooks, American comedienne and actress (SNL, Designing Women), dies at 57