Famous People Born in December 1882

  • Dec 7 Warren Bardsley, cricketer (great NSW & Aussie opening bat 1909-26)
  • Dec 8 Manuel Maria Ponce, Fresnillo Mexico, composer (Estrellita)
  • Dec 9 Joaquín Turina, Seville Spain, composer (Rima)
  • Dec 10 Otto Neurath, Aust/British philosopher (Foundation of Social Sciences)
  • Dec 11 Fiorello La Guardia, (Mayor-R- 1933-45), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 11 Max Born, Germany, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954)
  • Dec 11 Subramanya Bharathy, Indian poet (d. 1921)
  • Dec 12 Akiba Rubinstein, Polish chess player (openings theory)
  • Dec 16 Jack Hobbs, cricketer (1st-class runs, the most ever)
  • Dec 16 John Berry Hobbs, England, 1st cricket played knighted (1953)
  • Dec 16 Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner effect)
  • Dec 16 Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 19 Walter Braunfels, composer
  • Dec 22 Charles Vildrac, poet/playwright, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 28 Arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician
  • Dec 31 Ben Jones, Missouri, horse trainer (Citation, Whirlaway)
  • Dec 31 David Cohen, Dutch historian and chairman of the Jewish Council
  • Dec 31 Martin O'Meara, Australian soldier (d. 1935)