Famous People Born in December 1858

  • Dec 4 Billy Gunn, cricketer (Notts & England batsman in 11 Tests 1886-99)
  • Dec 4 Chester Greenwood, American inventor (invented earmuffs at 15), born in Farmington, Maine (d. 1937)
  • Dec 11 Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, Russian theatre director (d. 1943)
  • Dec 13 Jakab Gyula Major, composer
  • Dec 20 Jean/Johannes T "Jan" Toorop, Dutch painter/graphic artist (3 Brides)

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Dec 22 Giacomo Puccini, Italian opera composer (La bohème, Tosca, Madame Butterfly), born in Lucca, Italy (d. 1924)

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  • Dec 23 Vladimir Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, playwright (Life in Russian Theater)