Birthdays in History in December 1883

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 4 Katharine Susannah Prichard, Australian author (d. 1969)
  • Dec 9 Alexander Papagos, Greek fieldmarshal/supreme commander
  • Dec 9 Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician (d. 1950)
  • Dec 10 Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian lawyer/foreign min/UN-ambassador
  • Dec 13 Belle da Costa Greene, American librarian, bibliographer and archivist (d. 1950)
  • Dec 14 Morihei Ueshiba "the founder" founder of the Japanese martial art of aikido
  • Dec 19 Louis Davids, [Simon David], Dutch cabaret performer/chorus performer
  • Dec 19 [Francis] Barry Byrne, architect, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 22 Arthur James Cook, British trade union leader (coal miners), born in Wookey, Somerset (d. 1931)
  • Dec 23 Hubert M E Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45)
  • Dec 25 Maurice Utrillo, French painter (Port St Martin, Montmartre)
  • Dec 26 Frank Debenham, Australian geographer/geologist

Person of interestCyrus Eaton

Dec 27 Cyrus Eaton, Canadian-American financier, industrialist and steel magnate, born in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia (d. 1979)

Steel Magnate Cyrus Eaton
Steel Magnate
Cyrus Eaton
  • Dec 28 Alfred Wolfenstein, German writer (d. 1945)