On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 2005

Historical Events

  • 57th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tony Stewart wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

David Nalbandian of Argentina outlasts defending champion Roger Federer 6–7, 6–7, 6–2, 6–1, 7–6 in Shanghai, China to win his only career season-ending Tennis Masters Cup title

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

Famous Weddings

  • Bollywood actor Zayed Khan (25) weds Malaika Parekh at the Grand Maratha Sheraton in Mumbai, India

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Whitley, American blues-rock guitarist, singer and songwriter, dies of lung cancer at 45
  • James King, American tenor, dies at 80
  • Manouchehr Atashi, Persian poet, dies at 74
  • Sheldon Gardner, American psychologist (b. 1934)
2005 Highlights

About November 20, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio