December 20: Day of the Week
December 20, 2022 is the 354th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 11 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 20 Historical Event(s)
- 1522Siege of Rhodes: Suleiman the Magnificent accepts the surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle on Malta and become known as the Knights of Malta.
- 1606The Virginia Company loads three ships with settlers and sets sail to establish Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas.
- 1955Cardiff is proclaimed the capital city of Wales, United Kingdom.
- 1959The Walker family murders are committed.
- 1977Djibouti and Vietnam join the United Nations.
- 1984The Summit tunnel fire is the largest underground fire in history, as a freight train carrying over 1 million litres of petrol derails near the town of Todmorden in the Pennines.
- 1988The United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances is signed in Vienna.
- 1991A Missouri court sentences the Palestinian militant Zein Isa and his wife Maria to death for the honor killing of their daughter Palestina.
- 1996NeXT merges with Apple Computer, starting the path to Mac OS X.
- 2004A gang of thieves steal £26.5 million worth of currency from the Donegall Square West headquarters of Northern Bank in Belfast, Northern Ireland, one of the largest bank robberies in UK history.
Who were born on December 20?
- 1626Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (d. 1692)
- 1860Dan Leno, English entertainer (d. 1904)
- 1904Yevgenia Ginzburg, Russian writer (d. 1977)
- 1916Michel Chartrand, Quebec union leader (d. 2010)
- 1966Chris Robinson, American singer (Black Crowes)
- 1966Myrra Malmberg, Swedish singer
- 1969Bobby Phills, American basketball player (d. 2000)
- 1970Grant Flower, Zimbabwean cricketer
- 1982Kasper Klausen, Danish footballer
- 1984Nikolaos Karabelas, Greek footballer
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