Famous People Born in December 1904

  • Dec 1 "Tony" W. A. Boyle, American United Mine Workers president convicted of murder, born in Bald Butte, Montana (d. 1985)
  • Dec 3 Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976)
  • Dec 6 Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007)
  • Dec 7 Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985)
  • Dec 7 Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1991)
  • Dec 8 Wilmer Allison, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1935), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1977)
  • Dec 9 Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988)
  • Dec 9 Roger Wolcott Sperry, American neurobiologist (1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, work with split-brain research), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 1994)
  • Dec 11 Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996)
  • Dec 11 Marge [Marjorie Henderson Buell], American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993)
  • Dec 12 Jim Christy, South African cricket batsman (10 Tests; top score 103 1932; Transvaal, Queensland), born in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 1971)
  • Dec 14 Jack Westland, American politician (US House of Representatives 1953-65) and golfer (US Amateur C'ship 1952), born in Everett, Washington (d. 1982)
  • Dec 15 Kermit Bloomgarden, American producer (The Diary of Anne Frank; The Music Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Dec 15 William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician, born in Austria (d. 1983)
  • Dec 16 Edward Morris Bernstein, American economist (US negotiator at Bretton Woods conference and establishment of IMF), born in New Jersey (d. 1996)
  • Dec 17 Paul Cadmus, American etcher and painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)
  • Dec 18 George Stevens, American Academy Award-winning film director and screenwriter (A Place In The Sun; Giant; Swing Time; Gunga Din), born in Oakland, California (d. 1975)
  • Dec 18 Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996)
  • Dec 20 Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1994)
  • Dec 22 Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000)
  • Dec 24 Daniel Womack, American Piedmont blues guitarist, singer and harmonica player, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996)
  • Dec 24 Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973)
  • Dec 24 Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008)
  • Dec 25 Gerhard Herzberg, German-Canadian physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Dec 26 Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban-French writer (Guerra del Tiempo), born in Lausanne, Switzerland (d. 1980)
  • Dec 26 Young Stribling, American boxer (vs Max Schmeling, Ring Magazine fight of the year 1931), born in Bainbridge, Georgia (d. 1933)
  • Dec 28 Clabon Allen, Australian astronomer (University of London Observatory director, wrote "Astrophysical Quantities"), born in Subiaco, Perth (d. 1987) [1]
  • Dec 28 Sergei Yutkevich, Russian film director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia (d. 1985)
  • Dec 30 Dmitry Kabalevsky, Russian pianist and composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1987)
  • Dec 31 Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934)
  • Dec 31 Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American Grammy Award-winning concert violinist, transcriber and composer, born in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1992)

About December 1904

How Old? 118 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)