On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1988

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 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

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, The Country Club: Curtis Strange wins a Monday 18-hole playoff by 4 strokes from Englishman Nick Faldo

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo

Famous Birthdays

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