What Happened on December 20, 1906

Historical Events

  • Venezuela (under vice-pres Gomez) attacks Dutch fleet

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick White, British intelligence officer (Director General of MI5 1953–1956; Head of the Secret Intelligence Service 1956–1968), born in Tonbridge, Kent (d. 1993)
  • Irving Krick, American meteorologist and inventor, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1996)
  • Lowell Gilmore, American actor (The Picture of Dorian Gray, Living Christ Series), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1960)
1906 Highlights

About December 20, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius