Birthdays in History in December 1949

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 1 Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord, born in Rionegro, Colombia (d. 1993)

Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
Colombian Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar
  • Dec 1 Sebastián Piñera, Chilean businessman and presidential candidate
  • Dec 3 Christopher John Seward, aid worker
  • Dec 5 Bruce E Melnick, American Cmdr USCG/astronaut (STS 41, STS 49), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 5 Ray Comfort, New Zealand evangelist
  • Dec 6 Doug Marlette, American editorial cartoonist (d. 2007)
  • Dec 8 Mary Gordon, US, author
  • Dec 8 Robert Sternberg, Proposed the Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
  • Dec 9 Nando Parrado, Uruguayan plane crash survivor
  • Dec 13 Nana Alexandria, USSR, International Woman's Chess Grandmaster (1976)
  • Dec 13 R[oberta] A[nn] MacAvoy, US, sci-fi author (Damiano's Lute, Raphael)
  • Dec 15 Ton [Teunis] Sijbrands, Dutch world checkers champion
  • Dec 20 Soumaïla Cissé, Malian politician
  • Dec 21 Nikolaos Sifounakis, Greek politician
  • Dec 24 Randy Neugebauer, American politician
  • Dec 25 Sissy Spacek, Quitman Tx (Carrie, Badlands, Coal Miner's Daughter)
  • Dec 26 José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 30 Jim Flaherty, Canadian politician, Minister of Finance (2006-2014), born in Lachine, Quebec (d. 2014)
  • Dec 31 Ellen Datlow, American editor
  • Dec 31 Susan Shwartz, American writer