On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 2005

Famous Weddings

  • "24" actress Sarah Wynter (32) weds "Details" magazine editor-in-chief Dan Peres in Sydney, Australia
  • Award-winning American news anchor Lauren Sanchez (35) weds prominent talent agent Patrick Whitesell at The Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • Krzysztof Raczkowski, Polish heavy metal drummer, dies of heart failure at 34
  • Thomas Herrion, American football player (b. 1981)
2005 Highlights

About August 20, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo