What Happened on March 20, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," premieres in NYC
  • Eritrean War of Independence: Having defeated the Nadew Command, the Eritrean People's Liberation Front enters the town of Afabet, victoriously concluding the Battle of Afabet.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Laura Davies wins Circle K LPGA Tucson Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Mike Tyson KOs Tony Tubbs in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Famous Deaths

  • Gil Evans, Canadian/US jazz composer (Out of the Cool), dies at 75