What Happened on December 20, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 90th Davis Cup: France beats Australia in Melbourne (3-2)
  • Argentine economic crisis: President of Argentina Fernando de la Rúa is forced out of office.

Famous Deaths

  • Foster Brooks, American actor and comedian (b. 1912)
  • Léopold Sédar Senghor, first President of Senegal (b. 1906)