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 This day in History - October 20
417 Historic Events for October 20
1988

Man armed with explosives blows self up in 125 St subway station (NYC)

Event
1988

"Les Miserables," opens at Forrest Theatre, Phila

Event
1988

Gastineau sacks Jets, retires from football "for personal reasons"

Event
1989

Anthony Quayle, actor (Moses, Operation Crossbow), dies at 76

Death
1989

US Senate impeaches US District Judge Alcee L Hastings

Event
1989

Pakistan win Sharjah Trophy over India and WI on round-robin

Event
1990

Joel McCrea, actor (Ramrod), dies of pulmonary complications at 84

Death
1990

Cincinnati Reds sweep Oakland A's in 86th World Series

Event
1990

3 members of 2 Live Crew acquitted on obsenity charges in Florida

Event
1990

Antiwar protest marches begin in 20 US cities (US-Iraq)

Event
1991

"Andre Heller's Wonderhouse" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 9 perfs

Event
1991

Formal opening ceremony of Intl One Mind Zen center in Crestone, Colo

Event
1991

Actress Lisa Hartman weds country singer Clint Black

Event
1991

6.1-7.1 earthquake in Uttar Kashi, India, about 670 die

Event
1992

Orton Chirwa, Malawi's lawyer/Justice minister, dies in captivity

Death
1992

David Houghton gets Zimbabwe's 1st Test ton (121 v India, debut)

Event
1992

1st World Series game outside of US - Toronto beats Atlanta

Event
1992

Mr Johnson surrenders Monrovia Liberia and is exiled to Nigeria

Event
1993

Maurice Dolbier, US actor/writer (Nowhere near Everest), dies at 81

Death
1993

James Leo Herlihy, novelist (Midnight Cowboy), dies at 66

Death
1993

Highest scoring World Series game Blue Jays 15, Phillies 14 in 4h14m

Event
1994

Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/Choreographer, dies at 88

Death
1994

Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50

Death
1994

Burt Lancaster, actor (Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 80

Death
1994

Ivan Svitak, philosopher, dies at 69

Death