Historical Events In December - 20
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
2018 On this day in history uS Defence Secretary Jim Mattis announces his resignation after disagreements with President Donald Trump
2018 On December - 20 new figures show average US male weighs 198 pounds and stands 5 feet 9 inches, women 171 pounds and 5 feet 4 inches
2019 On this day in history the Dutch Supreme Court affirms that the Dutch government is responsible for management of carbon dioxide emissions for the country and is bound to protect human rights. The ruling reiterated from the Court of Appeals is that "every country is responsible for its share" of emissions.December 23 - Five men are sentenced to death and another three face 24 years in prison for their roles in the murder of dissident journalist and Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi, at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] A highly infectious new strain of SARS-CoV-2 spreading in Europe and Australia provokes international border closures on December - 20.