On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1988

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)
1988 Highlights

About August 20, 1988

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 33 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo