On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1895

Historical Events

  • 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

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? 126 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn