On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Canada becomes the fourth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, after the bill C-38 receives its Royal Assent

Famous Deaths

  • Finn Gustavsen, Norwegian politician (b. 1926)
  • James Doohan, Canadian actor (Star Trek), dies from Pulmonary fibrosis at 85
  • Kayo Hatta, American film director (b. 1958)