October 2, 2014 in History


American freelance videographer Ashoka Mukpo tests positive for Ebola while working in Liberia; the cameraman has been working in the country for the past three years but became symptomatic the day after beginning an assignment for NBC News

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1991 Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 pro tennis matches
1990 U.S. Senate votes 90-9 to confirm David Souter to Supreme Court
1967 Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice
1957 New volcanic island appears off Fayal Island Azores
1916 San Diego Zoo founded
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