On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Hickerson, American football Hall of Famer (b. 1935)
  • Pierre Sancan, French composer (Sonatine for flute and piano; La Légende de Icare), pianist, conductor, and teacher (Conservatoire de Paris, 1956-85), dies at 92
  • Sœur Emmanuelle, Belgian-French religious sister, dies at 99
2008 Highlights

About October 20, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra