What Happened on October 9, 2014

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, 1986-94; Designing Women, 1991-93; 3rd Rock from the Sun, 1996-2000), dies of throat cancer at 57

About October 9, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 7 months and 29 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