On this day in history


    November 20:

    1982: Dan Allen Okelberry, 29, a BYU sophomore civil engineering major, is found dead in the parking lot of Storehouse Market on 650 N 200 W in Provo. Okelberry had just closed the store and was taking the nightly deposit to a bank when he was accosted near his car, robbed and fatally shot. Okelberry and his wife had two children and another child was expected in three weeks.

    1982: BYU clinches its seventh straight WAC title and an unprecedented fifth consecutive Holiday Bowl win with a 17-12 victory over University of Utah.

    1993: Senate Ethics Committee clears Utah Senator Orrin Hatch of any involvement with the Bank of Credit and Commerce International. Charges of improper contacts between his office, the BCCI and its lawyers were leveled at Hatch in 1992.

    1993: BYU women’s volleyball finishes their second consecutive undefeated WAC season.

    1996: BYU Physical Facilities administrators announce that baby changing tables will be included in almost all new and renovated restrooms on campus, including men’s.

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