On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 2005

Historical Events

  • 57th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tony Stewart wins

Sports History

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? 15 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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