Birthdays in History in December 1948

  • Dec 1 Tom Wright, English bishop and theologian
  • Dec 2 T. Coraghessan Boyle, American writer
  • Dec 4 Lin Onus, Autralian Aboriginal artist, born in Melbourne (d. 1996)
  • Dec 6 Don Nickles, (Sen-R-Okla)
  • Dec 7 Yoko Morishita, prima ballerina (Baterina No Habataki)

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Dec 8 Jimmy Lai [Lai Chee-Ying], Chinese businessman (founder of Giordano), born in Guangzhou, China

Founder of Giordano Jimmy Lai
Founder of Giordano
Jimmy Lai
  • Dec 9 Marleen Gorris, Dutch director (Mres Dalloway, Antonia, Last Island)
  • Dec 10 Abu Abbas, founder of the Palestine Liberation Front (d. 2004)
  • Dec 13 Brian Wilson, Scottish politician
  • Dec 14 Kim Beazley, Australian politician
  • Dec 21 Willem AFG Vermeend, Dutch economist/undersecretary of Finance (1994-)
  • Dec 23 Leslie Moonves, American television executive
  • Dec 25 Alia al Hussein, of Jordan (d. 1977)
  • Dec 31 Viktor Mikhailovich Afanasieyv, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-11, TM-18)
  • Dec 31 RenĂ© Robert, National Hockey League player