This Day in U.S. Coast Guard History – December 20
1943-CGC Bodega grounded off the Canal Zone. No lives were lost.
1991- On 20 December 1991, the United Nations adopted General Assembly Resolutions (UNGAs) 44-225, 45-197, and 46-215, thereby establishing a worldwide moratorium on all high seas drift net fishing that was to be in effect by 31 December 1992.
(Source: USCG Historian’s Office)