Famous Birthdays on 7th December

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  • 521 Saint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland (d. 597)
  • 903 Abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer (d. 986)
  • 967 Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic
  • 1302 Azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339)
  • 1545 Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567)
  • 1557 Girolamo Trombeti, composer
  • 1561 Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625)

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1598 Giovanni Bernini, Naples, Kingdom of Naples, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy), (d. 1680)

Baroque Sculptor Giovanni Bernini
Baroque Sculptor
Giovanni Bernini
  • 1604 Ambrosius Reiner, composer
  • 1637 Barnardo Pasquini, composer
  • 1648 Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer
  • 1670 John Aislabie, English director of the South Sea Company (d. 1742)
  • 1731 Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter
  • 1751 Jurrian F de Frederici, governor-General (Suriname)
  • 1754 Jack Jouett, American patriot

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1761 Madame [Marie Grosholtz] Tussaud, Strasbourg, France, created wax museum, (d. 1850)

Wax Museum Creator Madame Tussaud
Wax Museum Creator
Madame Tussaud
  • 1764 Claude Victor-Perrin, duc de Belluno, French marshal (d. 1841)
  • 1772 Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
  • 1784 Allan Cunningham, British poet (d. 1842)
  • 1801 Johann Nepomuk Nestroy, Austrian actor (Judith und Holofernes)
  • 1803 Maria Josepha of Saxony, queen consort of Spain (d. 1829)
  • 1808 Hugh McCulloch, US Treasury Secretary (1884-85, 85-69), born in Kennebunk, Maine (d. 1895)
  • 1810 Theodor Schwann, German co-originator of cell theory
  • 1810 Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist (d. 1894)
  • 1823 Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician (Tensor of Kronecker)
  • 1830 Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician/minister of Education
  • 1835 Dom Joseph Pothier, French monk/musicologist
  • 1839 Redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal
  • 1840 Hermann Goetz, German composer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1876)
  • 1842 Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen)
  • 1847 James Deacon White, Canton NY, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi)
  • 1847 Solomon Schechter, US Talmudic scholar/Jewish leader
  • 1857 Nicola van Westerhout, composer
  • 1860 Joseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1947)
  • 1862 Paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde)
  • 1863 John Ebenezer West, composer
  • 1863 Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer/fascist (Cavalleria Rusticana)
  • 1863 Svetolik Rankovic, Serbian writer (Forest King)
  • 1863 Felix Calonder, Scuol, Swiss politician (Free Democratic Party)
  • 1872 Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens)
  • 1873 Willa Cather, US, author (My Antonia)
  • 1876 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven-Archiv)
  • 1878 Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)
  • 1879 Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite)
  • 1882 Warren Bardsley, cricketer (great NSW & Aussie opening bat 1909-26)
  • 1887 Ernst Toch, composer (Melodie Lehre), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1888 Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist
  • 1888 Joyce Cary, Anglo-Irish (male) writer (House of Children)
  • 1888 Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun, 1st pres of American Newspaper Guild
  • 1889 Heathcote Dicken Statham, composer
  • 1891 Fay Bainter, actress (Jezebel, Our Town, State Fair), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1892 Nora Nicholson, Leamington England, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow)
  • 1894 Stuart Davis, US painter
  • 1895 Jack Pennick, Portland OR, actor (Lady From Louisiana)
  • 1896 Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer
  • 1901 A F [Tony] Pugsley, British rear-admiral (Walcheren attack (1944))
  • 1902 J G Navle, cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper)
  • 1903 Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (d. 1987)
  • 1904 Clarence Nash, Watonga Oklahoma, American voice actor (Donald Duck)
  • 1904 Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer (d. 1991)
  • 1905 Gerard Kuiper, Dutch/US astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune)
  • 1906 George Richard James, saxophonist
  • 1908 Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist
  • 1908 John H Doeg, tennis champ (US Open-1930)
  • 1909 Jacob Kainen, artist/curator
  • 1910 Edmundo Ros, English orchestra leader
  • 1910 Richard Franko Goldman, composer
  • 1910 Rod Cameron, Calgary Alberta, actor (City Detective, State Trooper)
  • 1910 Louis Prima, New Orleans Luisiana, American musician (That Old Black Magic)
  • 1912 Daniel Jones, composer
  • 1914 Winston Place, cricketer (England opener in West Indies 1948)
  • 1915 Brackett Hamilton Leigh, [Douglass], US, sci-fi author (Ginger Star)
  • 1915 Eli Wallach, American actor (Magnificent 7, Misfits, People Next Door), born in Brooklyn New York, (d. 2014)
  • 1916 Jean Carignan, French Canadian fiddler (d. 1988)
  • 1918 Jorunn Vidar, composer
  • 1919 Ellen Stewart, actress/founder (La Mama Theatre Group)
  • 1920 Fiorenzo Magni, Italian cyclist, (d. 2012)
  • 1920 Tatamkulu Afrika, South African poet and writer (d. 2002)
  • 1921 Arne Dorumsgaard, composer
  • 1921 Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader
  • 1923 Ted Knight, Terryville, Connecticut, American actor (Mary Tyler Moore, Too Close for Comfort)
  • 1924 John Love, Zimbabwean Formula One driver (d. 2005)
  • 1924 Mário Soares, President of Portugal
  • 1925 Hernando da Silva Ramos, Brazilian racing driver
  • 1926 Victor Kermit Kiam II, CEO (Remington shavers)/NFL owner (Patriots)
  • 1926 Wolfgang Ludewig, composer
  • 1927 Vlastimir Pericic, composer
  • 1927 Helen Watts, British contralto

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1928 Noam Chomsky, linguist (founded transformational grammar)

Linguist & Author Noam Chomsky
Linguist & Author
Noam Chomsky
  • 1928 Raymond Henry Charles Warren, composer
  • 1930 Richard Felciano, composer
  • 1930 Hal Smith, American baseball player, (d. 2014)
  • 1932 Ellen Burstyn, actress (Exorcist, Alice Doesn't Live Here), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1932 Geoff Lawson, Australian cricket player
  • 1932 Gerard van den Berg, Dutch TV host (Like Father, Like Son)
  • 1932 Paul Caponigro, American photographer
  • 1935 Jean-Claude Casadesus, composer
  • 1936 Martha Layne Collins, Baghdad Ky, (Gov-D-Ky)
  • 1937 Thad Cochran, (Sen-R-Miss)
  • 1940 Kumar Shahani, writer/director (Kasbam Tarang, Maya Darpan)
  • 1940 Stan Boardman, English comedian
  • 1942 Harry Chapin, American rock vocalist (Taxi, Cat's in the Cradle), born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Jonathan D Kramer, composer
  • 1942 Alex [Alexander] Johnson, American professional baseball player, born in Helena, Arkansas (d. 2015)
  • 1943 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician
  • 1943 Bernard C. Parks, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department
  • 1943 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015)
  • 1944 Jamiel Chagra, American drug trafficker
  • 1944 Daniel Chorzempa, American organist
  • 1945 Marion Rung, Finnish singer

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1947 Johnny Bench, MLB catcher (Reds), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
  • 1947 Mino Reitano, Italian entertainer
  • 1947 Peter de Jong, Dutch actor (Maxi-Mini & Maxi)
  • 1947 Vincent Baggetta, Paterson NJ, actor (Lou-Chicago Story)
  • 1947 Tony Thomas, American TV and film producer
  • 1948 Gary Morris, Fort Worth Tx, country singer/actor (Colbys)
  • 1948 Yoko Morishita, prima ballerina (Baterina No Habataki)
  • 1948 Mads Vinding, Danish bassist
  • 1949 Tom Waits, California, rocker/song writer (Blue Valentine)
  • 1951 Henk Temming, Dutch vocalist/keyboardist (Good Cause)
  • 1952 Georges Corraface, Greek actor, president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
  • 1952 Susan Collins, American politician, junior senator from Maine
  • 1953 Bertin Osborne, Italian entertainer
  • 1954 Gianfranco Jannuzzo, Italian entertainer
  • 1954 Julie Halston, actress (Juror, Drunks, Addams Family Values)
  • 1954 Mike Nolan, rocker
  • 1954 Mark Hofmann, American forger and bomber
  • 1955 Priscilla Barnes, Ft Dix NJ, actress (License to Kill, 3s Company)
  • 1955 John Watkins, Australian politician

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1956 Larry Bird, West Baden, Indiana, NBA star (Boston Celtics, 12-time NBA All Star)

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird
  • 1957 Geoff "Henry" Lawson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler 1980-89)
  • 1957 Rohan Jayasekera, cricketer (one Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1982)
  • 1957 Tom Winsor, British lawyer and economic regulator
  • 1958 Edd Hall, TV announcer (Jay Leno's Tonight Show)
  • 1958 Rick Rude, American professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1959 Salim Yousuf, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in 32 Tests 1986-90)
  • 1960 Craig Scanlon, English guitarist (The Fall)
  • 1961 Mary Beth Evans, Pasadena CA, actress (Katherine Ashton-Gen Hospital)
  • 1961 Lisa Fischer, American R&B singer
  • 1962 Grecia Colmenares, Italian entertainer
  • 1963 Barbara Weathers, vocalist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • 1963 Kristi Albers, El Paso TX, LPGA golfer (1993 Sprint Classic)
  • 1963 Theo Snelders, former Dutch footballer
  • 1964 Duncan Miller, rocker (Blue Mercedes-Rich & Famous)
  • 1964 Mike Nolan, rocker (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies)
  • 1964 Peter Laviolette, Norwood Mass, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)
  • 1964 Roberta Close, Brazilian model
  • 1964 Tadao Uematsu, Japanese racing driver
  • 1965 Peter Draisaitl, Karvina CZE, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
  • 1965 Colin Hendry, Scottish footballer
  • 1966 C Thomas Howell, actor (Red Dawn, Tank, Soul Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966 Shinichi Itoh, Japanese motorcycle racer
  • 1967 Tino Martinez, 1st baseman (Seattle Mariner, NY Yankees), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1967 Vaclav Chalupa, Czechoslovakia, rower (Henley Royal Regatta 1989)
  • 1968 Cammy Myler, Plattsburgh NY, luger (Olympics-1994)
  • 1968 Keith Goganious, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1968 Melissa Iverson, Anoka Minn, rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Ricky Ervins, NFL running back (SF 49ers)
  • 1968 Tom Myslinski, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 1968 Mark Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1969 Sabine Hack, West Germany, tennis star
  • 1970 Courtney Browne, cricketer (West Indies Test wicket-keeper 1995)
  • 1970 Ed Robinson, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1970 Rob Olson, Victoria BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Newlands Open)
  • 1971 Ben Atkins, fencer-epee (Olympics-96), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971 Mauricio Hadad, Cali Colombia, tennis star (1995 Bermuda)
  • 1971 Vladimir Akopian, Armenian chess player
  • 1972 Bobby Schoonens, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1972 Clay Shiver, corner (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1972 Jordi Buritlo, Spain, tennis star
  • 1972 Kevin Dogins, corner (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • 1972 Sunny, [Tamara Fytch], WWF model
  • 1972 Hermann Maier, Austrian skier
  • 1972 Tammy Lynn Sytch, American professional wrestler
  • 1973 Mark Hartsell, WLAF QB (Scotland Claymores)
  • 1973 Rea Marie Bavilla, Miss USA-Alaska (1997)
  • 1973 Terrell Owens, wide reciever (San Francisco 49ers)
  • 1974 Alex Radutescu, Romania, tennis star
  • 1974 Annette Salmeen, 200m butterfly/800m freestyle relay (Olympics-96)
  • 1974 Nicole Appleton, Canadian-born singer
  • 1974 Kang Full, South Korean webcomic artist
  • 1975 Nikola Wapzarow, writer
  • 1975 Jamie Clapham, English footballer
  • 1976 Alan Faneca, American football player
  • 1976 Brent Johnson, Canadian football player
  • 1976 Georges Laraque, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1976 Vanessa Lorenzo, Spanish fashion model
  • 1977 Fernando Vargas, Oxnard Ca, welterweight boxer (Olympics-96)
  • 1977 Francesca Lubiani, Bologna Italy, tennis star (Futures-Amadora-POR)
  • 1977 Dominic Howard, English drummer (Muse)
  • 1978 Shiri Appleby, American actress
  • 1978 Frankie J, Mexican-born American singer
  • 1978 Chad Dukes, Radio Personality
  • 1979 Lampros Choutos, Greek footballer
  • 1979 Ayako Fujitani, Japanese actress
  • 1979 Derek Ramsay, Filipino actor and model
  • 1979 Sara Bareilles, American singer
  • 1979 Jennifer Carpenter, American actress
  • 1980 John Terry, English footballer
  • 1983 Fausto Carmona, Dominican baseball player