On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday

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
  • Irving Krick, American meteorologist & inventor, born in San Francisco, California
  • Lowell Gilmore, American actor (The Picture of Dorian Gray, Living Christ Series), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1960)