Famous People Born in December 1890

  • Dec 5 Fritz Lang, Germany, director (M, Metropolis)
  • Dec 5 David Bomberg, English painter (d. 1957)

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Dec 6 Dion Fortune, British occultist, born in Llandudno, Wales (d. 1946)

Occultist and Author Dion Fortune
Occultist and Author
Dion Fortune
  • Dec 6 Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist (d. 1951)
  • Dec 6 Rudolf Schlichter, German artist and writer (d. 1955)
  • Dec 8 Bohuslav Jan Martinu, Policka Czechoslovakia, composer (Hry o Marti)
  • Dec 10 George Merritt, actor (I Monster, Q Planes), born in London, England

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Dec 11 Carlos Gardel, Buenos Aires, Argentine singer and the most prominent figure in the history of tango (d. 1935)

  • Dec 13 Marc Connelly, McKeesport Pa, playwright (One Minute Please)
  • Dec 18 Edwin Howard Armstrong, American radio pioneer inventor (FM), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 19 Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880]
  • Dec 19 Klaas Schilder, Dutch theologist/vicar (Occupied Territory)
  • Dec 20 Yvonne Arnaud, French-born actress (d. 1958)
  • Dec 21 Fred M Vinson, US Supreme Court Justice (1946-53)
  • Dec 21 Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist and Nobel laureate (d. 1967)
  • Dec 22 Mark Tobey, US abstract painter (Broadway Norm)
  • Dec 22 Harry Pollitt, Droylsden United Kingdom, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Great Britain
  • Dec 25 Robert Ripley, Santa Rosa, California, collector of odd facts (Believe it or Not), (d. 1949)
  • Dec 26 Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (d. 1992)
  • Dec 27 Maurice Schoemaker, composer
  • Dec 28 Frank Butler, Oxford England, actor/sreenwriter (Road to Bali, China)
  • Dec 30 Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, President of Mexico (d. 1973)