On This Day

Birthdays in History in December 1884

  • Dec 1 Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (d. 1976)
  • Dec 3 Rajendra Prasad, Indian leader and 1st President of India (1950-62), born in Zeradai, British India (d. 1963)
  • Dec 3 Walther Stampfli, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council, born in Büren, Solothurn, Switzerland (d. 1965)
  • Dec 6 Rose Schneiderman, American socialist, feminist, trade union leader and secretary of labor for New York State (1937-44), born in Sawin, Poland (d. 1972)
  • Dec 10 Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian painter, born in Kharkov, Russian Empire (d. 1967)
  • Dec 14 Regina Ullmann, Swiss poet and writer, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland (d. 1961)
  • Dec 18 Philippe van Isacker, Belgian minister
  • Dec 19 Antonin Zapotocky, Czechoslovak president (Ceskoslovensky Spisouatel)
  • Dec 26 Félix Éboué, French colonial administrator, born in Cayenne, French Guiana (d. 1944)
  • Dec 28 Joseph Pholien, Belgian premier (1950-52)/communist hunter

Hideki Tojo

Dec 30 Hideki Tojo, Japanese Prime Minister during WW II (1941-44), born in Tokyo (d. 1948)

Prime Minister of Japan during WW II Hideki Tojo
Prime Minister of Japan during WW II
Hideki Tojo