Birthdays in History in December 1816

  • Dec 6 Henry Eustace McCulloch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1895)
  • Dec 8 August Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born American financier (d. 1890)
  • Dec 13 Clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), (d. 1882)
  • Dec 13 E Werner von Siemens, German artillery officer/inventor
  • Dec 18 Alfred Elzey Jones, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1871)
  • Dec 27 Eliakim Parker Scammon, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1894)
  • Dec 29 Carl Ludwig, German physician (d. 1895)