October 11, 2014 in History


27 hostages have been freed in Cameroon, including the wife of vice prime minister Amadou Ali and a group of Chinese workers; Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is suspected to be responsible

More Notable Events on October 11:
1990 Oil hits a record $40.42 per barrel
1986 Reagan and Gorbachev open talks at a summit in Iceland
1985 Atlantis returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB
1985 U.S. intercepts Egyptian Boeing with Achille Lauro terrorists
1971 Switzerland recognizes North Vietnam
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