On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1895

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Vanderbilt opens Biltmore estate, the largest privately owned house in America at 178,926 square feet (16,622.8 m2) in Asheville, North Carolina

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V

Famous Birthdays

  • E. Roland Harriman, American financier, born in NYC, New York (d. 1978)
1895 Highlights

About December 24, 1895

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn