On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Summer & Smoke" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • Braves Andruw Jones is youngest player to homer in World Series
  • Wasim Akram (257) & Saqlain Mushtaq gets cricket Test record 313 for 8th wicket, vs Zimbabwe at Sheikhupura

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred William Bill Bedford, test Pilot, dies at 75
  • Mary Tuck, British social researcher and civil servant, dies at 68