On This Day

Birthdays in History in December 1871

  • Dec 5 Bill Pickett, American rodeo performer (invented bulldogging), born in Jenks-Branch, Texas (d. 1932)
  • 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)