On This Day

December 20, 2005 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • New York City's Transport Workers Union Local 100 goes on strike over pension and wage increases, shutting down all subway and bus services for three days
  • The first same sex civil partnerships in Scotland are celebrated
  • US District Court Judge John E. Jones III rules against mandating the teaching of "intelligent design" in his ruling of Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District.

Deaths in History

  • Maniam Moorthy, Malaysian climber
2005 in History