On This Day

1920 in History (Part 4)

Events in History


Birthdays in History

Birthdays 301 - 317 of 317

  • Dec 10 Clarice Lispector, Ukrainian-Brazilian writer (Laços de Família), born in Chechelnyk, Ukrainian People's Republic (d. 1977)
  • Dec 10 Stanko Todorov, Bulgarian communist politician, Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1971-81), born in Klenovik (d. 1996)
  • Dec 12 Fred Kida, Japanese-American comics artist, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • Dec 13 Kaysone Phomvihane, President of Laos (Pathet Lao) (1991-92), born in Na Seng village, Khanthabouli district (d. 1992)

Person of interestGeorge P. Shultz

Dec 13 George P. Shultz, American economist, businessman and 60th Secretary of State (1982-89), born in NYC, New York [1]

US Secretary of State George P. Shultz
US Secretary of State
George P. Shultz
  • Dec 13 George P. Schultz, American economist, and statesman (Secretary of State, 1982-89; Secretary of the Treasury, 1972-74), born in New York City (d. 2021)
  • Dec 14 Albertus Louis Meintser, Dutch office clerk and resistance fighter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1944)
  • Dec 15 Kurt Schaffenberger, American comics artist (Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane), born in Thuringian Forest, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Dec 17 Kenneth E. Iverson, Canadian computer scientist (d. 2004)
  • Dec 21 Bob Bindig, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • Dec 24 Stormé DeLarverie, American gay rights leader (Stonewall protests), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2014) date disputed
  • Dec 24 Evgeniya Rudneva, Russian World War II heroine, born in Berdyansk, Ukraine (d. 1944)
  • Dec 25 Henry Charnock, oceanographer
  • Dec 28 Bruce McCarty, South Bend, Indiana, architect (1982 World Fair), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 29 Syd Dernley, British hangman (1949-54), born in Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire (d. 1994)
  • Dec 30 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter, graphic artist and cartoonist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1972)
  • Dec 30 Michael Allinson, London England (George Washington)

Weddings in History


Deaths in History