TODAY IN HISTORY: OCTOBER 14




"Never forget the importance of history. To know nothing of what happened before you took your place on earth is to remain a child for ever and ever- Unknown Source".
In cognizance of that fact, the great media team; UnizikMata, brings you highlights that took place this day in history.

2014 - WHO announce Ebola death toll at 4,447 and fatality rate has reached 70%

2014: A second Dallas nurse, Amber Vinson, is diagnosed with Ebola

2013: Three American economics win the Nobel Memorial prize in Economic Sciences: Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller

2013- Authorities at Los Angeles International Airport investigate the explosion of the second dry ice bomb in two days on the premises

2012- Felix Baumgartner jumped from the stratosphere to break the world record for the Hughes freefall jump at an altitude of 39, 068 meters (128,18 ft)

2012- 20 people are gunned down in a mosque in Dogo, Dawa, Nigeria

2009- Tim Berbers - Lee issues an apology for the unnecessary
"//" in URLs he designed for the WWW

1980- Bob Marley's last concert

1979- 1st Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C by over 100, 000 people

1979- NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his 1st NHL goal

1973- Willie Mays last hit, as Mets beat A's in works series game 2 A's Mike Andrew makes 2 errors, prompting Finley to remove him

1969- The United Kingdom introduces the 50p(fifty - pence)
coin, replacing the ten- shilling note

1964- Dr Martin Luther King Jr. announce as winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

1964- Philip begins experimenting with color TV

1948- Large scale fighting betw Isreal and Egypt

1916- The perm state University was founded in Russia

1882- University of the Punjab is founded in present city of Pakistan

1843- British arrest Irish nationalist Daniel O'conneu for conspiracy

1066- The battle of Hastings took place on Senlac Hill, near Pevensey, during which the English army was routed and King Harold was killed


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