The clicks_by_day parameter is deprecated but still works and it returns a historic list of clicks per day (unlike, as best I can tell, v3/link/clicks). clicks_by_day accepts a 'days' parameter but this wasn't available in the Python bindings, I've added the option along with 2 new tests.
I've also checked in some pep8 pedantry.
added days parameter to clicks_by_day (accepting that this is depracated)
Since this pull request is untouched I'll provide a simple example to monkey-patch the bitly_api with the updated clicks_by_day method: