Birthdays in History in December 1905

  • Dec 1 Charles Finney, US, author (Circus of Dr Lao)
  • Dec 4 Emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74)
  • Dec 7 Gerard Kuiper, Dutch/US astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune)
  • Dec 8 Julius Silverman, politician
  • Dec 11 Eugen Fink, German philosopher
  • Dec 11 Robert Henriques, English writer (d. 1967)
  • Dec 12 Manès Sperber, Austrian-born writer (d. 1984)
  • Dec 16 Piet Hein, poet/inventor
  • Dec 17 Simo Häyhä, Finnish sniper (d. 2002)
  • Dec 17 Érico Lopes Veríssimo, Brazilian writer (d. 1975)
  • Dec 21 Anthony Powell, English novelist (Infants of Spring)
  • Dec 22 Kenneth Rexroth, US, poet/critic/translator (Birds in the Bush)
  • Dec 24 Anna "Ans" van Dike ("the Young"), Jewish nazi collaborator

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Dec 24 Howard Hughes, American reclusive billionaire and inventor (Hughes Aircraft), born in Humble, Texas (d. 1976)

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes
  • Dec 28 Gajapatairaj Vijaya Ananda the Rajkumar of Vizianagram (Ind)
  • Dec 30 Emmanuel Levinas, philosopher
  • Dec 31 Guy Mollet, Prime Minister of France (1956-57), born in Flers, France (d. 1975)
  • Dec 31 Tadeusz Breza, Polish writer (The Bronze Gate), born in Sekežintsõ, Ostrog (d. 1970)