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On This Day

October 20

World Statistics Day

1913 The first Laura Secord store open in Toronto at 354 Yonge Street

1973 The Sydney Opera House Opens

1977 Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crashes killing 3 members of the band Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines, Cassie Gaines

1982 In six games the St. Louis Cardinals Beat the Milwaukee Brewers To capture the World Series.

1988 The LA Dodgers win the World Series over the Oakland A's

1990 The Cincinnati Reds Sweep Oakland Athletics securing The World Series.

1992 Luzhniki disaster in a chilling - 10 evening in Moscow a second round UEFA match a between HFC Harrlem a club from the Netherlands & FC Spartak Moscow a Russian league club playing at the Central Lenin Stadium during the end of the match a stampede broke out when fans where leaving the stadium 66 people died in the stampede.

Happy Birthday

1882 Bela Lugosi Actor Plan 9 from outer space, Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man, Dracula.

1913 Grandpa Jones, Louis Marshall Jones Country Music Hall of Fammer

1950 Tom Petty Musician Last Dance with Mary Jane, Refugee, I Wont Back Down

1961 Les Stroud Survivorman

1958 Scott Hall aka Razor Ramon in the WWE Hall of fame 4 x WWF Intercontinental Championship

1971 Snoop Dogg Rapper What’s My Name, Nothing But a G thing.

1988 Candice Swanepoel Victoria's Secret Model

1993 Hunter King



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