On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1871

  • Dec 1 Archie MacLaren, English cricket batsman and captain (35 Tests; 424 Lancashire v Somerset 1895), born in Manchester, England (d. 1944)
  • Dec 5 Bill Pickett, American rodeo performer (invented bulldogging), born in Jenks-Branch, Texas (d. 1932)
  • Dec 9 Joe Kelley, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1943)
  • Dec 13 Herman Theodoor Colenbrander, Dutch historian, born in Drachten, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • Dec 13 Russell W. Porter, American artist and explorer (Alaska), born in Springfield, Vermont (d. 1949)
  • Dec 13 Emily Carr, Canadian painter, born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (d. 1945)
  • Dec 20 Henry Kimball Hadley, American composer and conductor, born in Somerville, Massachusetts (d. 1937)
  • Dec 24 Henri Stroethoff, Dutch actor (A Chique Little Boy, Bright Paradise), (d. 1932)