Birthdays in History in December 1860

  • Dec 7 Joseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1947)
  • Dec 15 Niels Ryberg Finsen, Denmark, physician/phototherapist (Nobel 1903)
  • Dec 20 Dan Leno, English entertainer (d. 1904)
  • Dec 21 Henrietta Szold, founder (Hadassah)
  • Dec 22 Austin Norman Palmer, American penmanship innovator (d. 1927)
  • Dec 23 Harriet Monroe, poet/editor of Poetry magazine (You & I), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 25 Manuel Dimech, Maltese philosopher and social reformer (d. 1921)
  • Dec 31 Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (d. 1937)