On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1865

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • De Clear-Alkmaar railway opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Elsie De Wolfe, American socialite and interior decorator, born in NYC, New York (d. 1950)
  • Maud Gonne, English-born Irish revolutionary, born in Tongham, United Kingdom (d. 1953)