On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1862

  • Dec 3 Jules Renkin, Belgian politician (28th Prime Minister of Belgium 1931-32), born in Ixelles, Belgium (d. 1934
  • Dec 7 Paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde), born in Paris (d. 1920)
  • Dec 8 Georges Feydeau, French playwright (La Dame de Chez Maxim's), born in Paris (d. 1921)
  • Dec 9 Karel Kovaƙovic, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1920)
  • Dec 14 John M. Acket, Dutch literary (Grammatic Conceptions) (d. 1933)
  • Dec 15 Jack 'The Nonpareil' Dempsey, Irish boxer (first holder of World Middleweight Championship 1886-90), born in Curran, County Kildare (d. 1895)
  • Dec 16 Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la robe)

Person of interestConnie Mack

Dec 22 Connie Mack, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher, manager and owner (World Series 1910, 11, 13, 29, 30; most managerial wins, losses & games managed in MLB history; Philadelphia A's), born in East Brookfield, Massachusetts (d. 1956)

Baseball Legend Connie Mack
Baseball Legend
Connie Mack
  • Dec 23 Henri Pirenne, Belgian historian (History of Belgium)
  • Dec 26 Alexander Amfiteatrov, Russian-French-Italian writer, born in Kaluga, Russia (d. 1923)