What Happened on August 20, 1972

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Ladies Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Alston, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)