Famous People Born in December 1894

  • Dec 2 Warren William, [Krech], Aitkin MN, actor (Caesar in Cleopatra)
  • Dec 5 Charles Robberts, Winburg district of the Orange Free State, The first State President of South Africa
  • Dec 8 James (Grover) Thurber, humorist (Men, Women & Dogs), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Dec 8 E.C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye) (d. 1938)
  • Dec 9 Eddie Dowling, Woonsocket RI, actor (Anywhere USA)
  • Dec 10 Earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert
  • Dec 10 Gertrud Kolmar, writer
  • Dec 10 Paul Dessau, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1979)
  • Dec 14 Joaquin Zamacois Soler, composer
  • Dec 17 Arthur Fiedler, conductor (Boston Pops), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 17 Hans Henny Jahnn, writer
  • Dec 17 Hans [Henry] Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist (quantum mechanics)
  • Dec 17 Willem Schermerhorn, Neth premier (1945-46)
  • Dec 17 David Butler, director (April in Paris, Calamity Jane), born in San Francisco, California
  • Dec 19 Ford C Frick, baseball commissioner (1951-65)
  • Dec 19 Paul Dessau, composer/conducter (Berlin, 1925-33), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Dec 19 Yoshida Isoya, architect (modern sukiya style), born in Tokyo, Japan

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Dec 20 Robert Menzies, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (United Australia Party: 1939-41, Liberal: 1949-66) and its longest-serving, born in Jeparit, Victoria (d. 1978)

12th Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies
12th Australian Prime Minister
Robert Menzies
  • Dec 23 Arthur Gilligan, cricketer (England captain in 1920's)
  • Dec 24 Georges Guynemer, French WW I pilot
  • Dec 26 Antonio Molina, composer
  • Dec 26 Jean Toomer, American writer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 28 Andre de Meulemeester, Belgian WW I pilot (Eagle of Flanders)
  • Dec 28 Ed Healey, NFL tackle (Rock Island Independents, Chicago Bears)
  • Dec 31 Ernest John Moeran, British composer