What Happened on June 20, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

88th US Golf Open: Curtis Strange wins playoff by 4 from Nick Faldo after finishing on 6-under-278 in regulation play

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo
  • Coup in Haiti: Henri Namphy overthrows Leslie Manigat, general assembly dissolved
  • NYC WABC-AM becomes flagship radio station of NJ Devils
  • Price is Right model Janice Pennington is knocked out by a TV camera
  • Supreme Court upholds a law that made it illegal for private clubs to discriminate against women and minorities

Famous Birthdays

  • Shefali Chowdhury, Welsh actress (Harry Potter films), born in Denbigh, Wales