On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1854

  • Dec 3 William Milton, British cricket all-rounder (3 Tests South Africa, 2 wickets) and rugby union centre (2 Tests England), born in Little Marlow, England (d. 1930)
  • Dec 9 P. J. Hannikainen, Finnish composer, born in Nurmes, Finland (d. 1924)
  • Dec 23 Henry B. Guppy, British botanist who studied in the Pacific, born in Falmouth, England (d. 1926)