October 20th

Posted by cpatsat     Category: On a Day like Today in History

A lot of things happened on a day like today in history. Here are just some!

1968
Dick Fosbury wins the gold Olympic medal for his amazing high jump of 7 feet 4 1/4 inches,in the Mexico City Games, setting a world record!

1977
Three members of the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd got killed in a plane crash.

1973
This was the day of the opening of the Sydney Opera House!

(Source: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fosbury-flops-to-an-olympic-record,http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/three-members-of-the-southern-rock-band-lynyrd-skynyrd-die-in-a-mississippi-plane-crash,http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sydney-opera-house-opens