On This Day

October 20, 1982 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Billy Martin fired as manager of Oakland A's
  • During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death in the Luzhniki disaster.
  • St Louis Cards beat Milwaukee Brewers, 4 games to 3 in 79th World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Yasser Al-Qahtani, Saudi footballer