On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 2005

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)
2005 Highlights

About July 20, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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