Birthdays in History in December 1875

  • Dec 3 Bernhard Lichtenberg, German clergyman/antifascist
  • Dec 3 Max Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (d. 1955)
  • Dec 4 Rainer Maria Rilke, Austria, poet (Duino Elegies)
  • Dec 5 Sir Arthur Currie, Canadian soldier (d. 1933)
  • Dec 6 Evelyn Underhill, British poet (d. 1941)
  • Dec 12 Desiderius A Stracke, Flemish jesuit/literature historian
  • Dec 12 Karl R G von Rundstedt, German gen-fieldmarshal (Normandy)
  • Dec 15 Emilio Jacinto, Filipino poet and revolutionary (d. 1899)
  • Dec 19 Carter G Woodson, New Canton Va, American historian (African American studies)
  • Dec 20 T F Powys, Wales, writer (Captain Patch, Goat Green)
  • Dec 25 Theodor Innitzer, cardinal/archbishop Vienna