On This Day

Birthdays in History in December 1914

  • Dec 4 Rudolf Hausner, Austrian artist (d. 1995)
  • Dec 5 Hans Hellmut Kirst, German author (The Lieutenant Must Be Mad), born in Osterode, Germany (d. 1989)
  • Dec 5 Lina Bo Bardi, Italian born Brazilian modernist architect (SESC Pompéia Factory), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1992)
  • Dec 9 Max Manus, Norwegian resistance fighter and author who specialized in sabotage during World War II, born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1996)
  • Dec 13 Alan Bullock, British historian and author (Hitler: A Study in Tyranny), born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England (d. 2004)
  • Dec 14 Karl Carstens, German politician (President of the Federal Republic of Germany 1979-84), born in Bremen, German Empire (d. 1992)
  • Dec 18 Jerry Zipkin, socialite
  • Dec 21 Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter, born in Hlebine, Croatia (d. 1992)
  • Dec 25 James Fletcher Jr, New Zealand industrialist (Fletcher Construction), born in Dunedin, New Zealand (d. 2007)
  • Dec 27 Giuseppe Berto, Italian writer (Heaven Sees Red)
  • Dec 29 Albert Tucker, Australian artist, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1999)

About December 1914

How Old? 106 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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