October 20, 1988 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Britain ends suspects' right to remain silent in crackdown on IRA
  • Gastineau sacks Jets, retires from football "for personal reasons"
  • Man armed with explosives blows himself up in 125 St subway station (NYC)

Deaths in History

  • Sheila Scott, English aviatrix (b. 1922)