Birthdays in History in December 1858

  • Dec 4 Chester Greenwood, American inventor (invented earmuffs at 15), born in Farmington, Maine (d. 1937)
  • Dec 11 Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, Russian theatre director (d. 1943)
  • Dec 20 Jean/Johannes T "Jan" Toorop, Dutch painter/graphic artist (3 Brides)
  • Dec 23 Vladimir Nemirovitch-Dantshenko, playwright (Life in Russian Theater)