Birthdays in History in December 1929

  • Dec 2 Jaap Boersma, Dutch minister for Social Affairs (ARP)
  • Dec 3 Clarence Ford, sax player
  • Dec 6 Frank Springer, American comics artist
  • Dec 8 Goffredo Parise, writer

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Dec 9 Bob Hawke, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (Labor: 1983-91), born in Bordertown, South Australia

23rd Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke
23rd Australian Prime Minister
Bob Hawke
  • Dec 12 John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Dec 16 Ian Board, British barkeeper (the Colony Room), born in Devon (d.1994)

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Dec 17 William Safire, political columnist (NY Times)/speech writer (Nixon), (d. 2009)

American Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter William Safire
American Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter
William Safire
  • Dec 19 Herman T M Lauxtermann, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
  • Dec 20 Milan Panic, premier of little Yugoslavia
  • Dec 23 Dick Weber, pro bowler (16, 300 games)
  • Dec 28 Maarten Schmidt, Neth/US astronomer (quasars)
  • Dec 28 Owen Bieber, United Auto Workers president
  • Dec 30 Rosalind Hurley, British physician, barrister, ethicist and writer (d. 2004)
  • Dec 31 Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian