On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 2004

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox come back from 0-3 to beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 3

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Hecht, American poet (b. 1923)
  • Chuck Hiller, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • Chuck Hiller, American MLB second baseman (first NL player in history to hit a grand slam HR in World Series play, 1962), dies from leukemia at 70