On This Day

December 1895 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Dec 28 Filmmakers the Lumiere brothers, hold the first commercial film screening at Salon Indien du Grand CafĂ©, Paris

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 7 Jack Pennick, American actor (Lady From Louisiana), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1964)
  • Dec 11 Eddie Dowling, American actor (Rainbow Man, Anywhere USA), born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island (d. 1976)
  • Dec 27 Sig Arno [Siegfried Aron], German-Jewish actor (Holiday in Havana, My Friend Irma), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1975)