Today in History for 20th October 1988

Day of Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 6 of 6

- "Les Miserables," opens at Forrest Theatre, Phila
- Britain ends suspects' right to remain silent in crackdown on IRA
- Gastineau sacks Jets, retires from football "for personal reasons"
- LA Dodgers beat Oakland A's in baseball's 85th World Series 4 games to 1
- Man armed with explosives blows himself up in 125 St subway station (NYC)
- Reggie Rogers, Det Lion's # 1 pick, kills 3 by driving intoxicated

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- Risa Niigaki, Japanese singer (Morning Musume)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Sheila Scott, English aviatrix (b. 1922)

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