On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 2000

Historical Events

  • 125th Preakness: Jerry Bailey aboard Red Bullet wins in 1:56.00
  • English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (78,217): Chelsea beats Aston Villa, 1-0; Roberto Di Matteo scores 73' winner

Famous Weddings

  • "Benny and Joon" actress Mary Stuart Masterson (33) weds film director Damon Santostefano
  • "Stone Temple Pilots" front man Scott Weiland (32) weds model Mary Forsberg (25)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Pierre Rampal, French classical flautist (The Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano), dies of heart failure at 72
2000 Highlights

About May 20, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 21 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus