What Happened on August 20th, 1988

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Black Saturday" of the Yellowstone fire in Yellowstone National Park
  • 6.5 earthquake strikes India/Nepal, 1,000s killed
  • Peru becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • Yordanka Donkova of Bulgaria sets 100m hurdle woman's record (12.21)