Famous Birthdays on 6th December

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846 - Hasan al-Askari, Shia Imam (d. 874)
1285 - King Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312)
1421 - Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)
1478 - Baldassare Castiglione, Italian diplomat and author (d. 1529)
1550 - Orazio Tiberio Vecchi, composer
1586 - Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer (d. 1670)
1608 - George Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland
1637 - Sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714)
1640 - Claude Fleury, French historian (d. 1723)
1642 - Johann Christoph Bach, German composer (d. 1703)
1685 - Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy, mother of Louis XV of France (d. 1712)
1721 - James Elphinston, British philologist (d. 1809)
1721 - Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, French statesman (d. 1794)
1731 - S von Laroche, writer
1732 - Warren Hastings, England, 1st governor-General of India (1773-84)
1743 - Franz Nikolaus Novotny, composer
1752 - Gabriel Duvall, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1844)
1768 - Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer
1775 - Nicolas Isouard, composer
1776 - Paul Friedrich Struck, composer
1778 - Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, French physicist and chemist (d. 1850)
1792 - Abraham J van de Aa, lexicographer (Biographic Dictionary)
1792 - King William II of the Netherlands (d. 1849)
1805 - Adolf Reubke, German organ builder (d. 1875)
Magician Jean Eugène Robert-HoudinMagician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin (1805) 1805 - Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, French magician (d. 1861)
1806 - Louis-Gilbert Duprez, composer
1808 - Johan M Dautzenberg, Flemish author (Future)
1808 - Johann Christian Gebauer, composer
1809 - Stephen Thomas, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1903
1812 - Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman (d. 1884)
1816 - Henry Eustace McCulloch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
1822 - John Eberhard, built 1st large-scale pencil factory in US
1823 - Friedrich Max Müller, German orientalist (d. 1900)
1831 - Joshua Woodrow Sill, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
The Gray Ghost John Singleton MosbyThe Gray Ghost John Singleton Mosby (1833) 1833 - John Singleton Mosby, Powhatan County, Virginia, lawyer/Col (Confederate Army), (d. 1916)
1841 - Frédéric Bazille, French painter (d. 1870)
1843 - Albert de Vriendt, Flemish historical painter/etcher
1846 - Henryk Jarecki, composer
1849 - August von Mackensen, German field marshal (d. 1945)
1853 - Haraprasad Shastri, Indian academic, Sanskrit scholar, archivist and historian of Bengali literature (d. 1931)
1863 - Charles Martin Hall, American chemist (d. 1914)
1864 - William S. Hart, American actor, silent Westerns (Wild Bill Hickok, Tumbleweeds)
1872 - Mikulas Moyzes, composer
1875 - Evelyn Underhill, British poet (d. 1941)
1876 - Fred Duesenberg, German-born automobile pioneer (d. 1932)
1884 - Rose Schneiderman, NY state dept of labor sect (1937-44)
1885 - Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (The General)
Poet Joyce KilmerPoet Joyce Kilmer (1886) 1886 - Joyce Kilmer, New Brunswick, New Jersey, poet (Trees), (d. 1918)
1887 - Joseph Lamb, composer
1887 - Lynn Fontanne, Woodford England, Bdwy actress (Dulcy, Arms & the Man)
1888 - Will Hay, English comedian and actor (d. 1949)
1890 - Dion Fortune, British occultist (d. 1946)
1890 - Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist (d. 1951)
1890 - Rudolf Schlichter, German artist and writer (d. 1955)
1892 - F Osbert S Sitwell, London, poet/writer (Out of the Flame)
1892 - Lina Carstens, Wiesbaden Germany, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug)
Occultist and Author Dion FortuneOccultist and Author Dion Fortune (1890) 1893 - Lou Little, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1960)
1896 - Arnold Foster, composer
1896 - George Trafton, NFL center (Chicago Bears)
1896 - Ira Gershwin, lyricist ('S Wonderful, I Got Rhythm)
1897 - John Axel Fernstrom, composer
1897 - O W Cisek, writer
1898 - Alfred Eisenstaedt, photo journalist
1898 - Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, sociologist/economist (Nobel 1974)
1898 - Herman Shumlin, actor (Watch on the Rhine)
1899 - Harry Buller Siege Willis, son of South Africa boer in Ladysmith
1899 - Nikolai Batalov, Moscow Russia, actor (Mother)
Actress Agnes MooreheadActress Agnes Moorehead (1900) 1900 - Agnes Moorehead, Clinton, Massachusetts, American actress (Endora-Bewitched)
1902 - Virgilio Mortari, composer
1903 - Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player (d. 1946)
1904 - Eve Denise Curie, French pianist/author/daughter of Madame Curie
1905 - James J. Braddock, American boxer (d. 1974)
1906 - Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician
1908 - Pierre Graber, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 2003)
1909 - Alan McGilvray, cricketer (20 games for NSW mid 1930's) and commentator (ABC)
1909 - Kenneth Watkins, woodland conservationist
1911 - Alfred James Broomhall, Methodist missionary
1913 - Eleanor Holm, NYC, 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1932)
1914 - Cyril Washbrook, cricketer (stalwart Lancs & England opener)
1916 - Hugo Peretti, American songwriter and record producer (d. 1986)
1917 - Kamal Jumblatt, leader of the Lebanese Druze (d. 1977)
1917 - Irv Robbins, Canadian-American entrepreneur (d. 2008)
1918 - Granville James Leveson Gower, land owner
1918 - Harold Horace Hopkins, inventor (Endoscope)
1918 - Peter A Juten, office clerk/resistance fighter
1918 - Willem Oosterheers, resistance fighter
1919 - Paul de Man, Belgian-born literary critic (d. 1983)
1919 - Jimmy Bivins [James], Cleveland, Ohio, Hall of Fame heavyweight boxer, (d. 2012)
1920 - Dave Brubeck, Concord CA, jazz pianist/composer (Gates of Justice), (d. 2012)
1920 - George Porter, British chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
NFL Quarterback Otto GrahamNFL Quarterback Otto Graham (1921) 1921 - Otto Graham, Waukegan Illinois, NFL Quarterback (Cleveland Browns)
1921 - Piero Piccioni, Italian musician and composer (d. 2004)
1922 - John Henry Cound Brunt, English soldier, Victoria Cross holder (d. 1944)
1924 - Wally Cox, Detroit, actor (Mr Peepers, Hollywood Squares)
1924 - Sergey Yablonsky, Moscow, Soviet and Russian mathematician and one of the founders of the Soviet school of mathematical cybernetics and discrete mathematics (d. 1998)
1925 - Andy Robustelli, NFL defensive end (LA Rams, NY Giants)
1926 - Martti Katajisto, Parkano Finland, actor (Mar Oksalla Ylimmaellae)
1927 - Jacques Bondon, composer
1928 - Bert Geoffrey Achong, inventor (electron microscopist)
1928 - Bobby Van, American singer (d. 1980)
1929 - King Moody, NYC, actor (Shtarker-Get Smart)
1929 - Mark Kopytman, composer
1929 - Nikolaus Harnoncourt, German conductor
1929 - Frank Springer, American comics artist
1929 - Alain Tanner, Swiss filmmaker
1931 - Zeki Müren, Turkish actor, singer, and composer (d. 1996)
1933 - Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, composer
1933 - Jim Pothecary, cricketer (South African pace bowler on 1960 England tour)
1934 - Nick Bockwinkel, wrestler (WCW/AWA)
1935 - Jean Lapointe, Quebec comedian, singer and senator
1936 - Kenneth Copeland, American televangelist
1936 - David Ossman, Santa Monica, California, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre)
1937 - Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian footballer (d. 2006)
1938 - Patrick Bauchau, Belgian actor
1939 - Tomés Svoboda, Paris France, Czech composer (Etude)
1940 - Steve Alaimo, Rochester NY, rocker (Mashed Potatoes)
1940 - Lawrence Bergman, Quebec politician
1941 - Helen Cornelius, Hannibal Mo, country singer (Nashville on the Road)
1941 - John Nelson, San Jose Costa Rica, conductor (Les Troyens of Berlioz)
1941 - Richard Speck, mass murderer (killed 8 student nurses in 1966)
1942 - Peter Handke, Austrian writer
1943 - Mike Smith, London England, rocker/pianist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
1944 - Jonathan King, rocker
1945 - James Naughton, Middleton CT, actor (Stranger is Watching)
1945 - Larry Bowa, 2nd baseman (Phillies)
1945 - Dan Harrington, American poker player
1945 - Shekhar Kapur, Indian filmmaker
1946 - Frank Hayes, cricketer (106* England v WI on debut 1973)
1947 - Miroslav Vitous, rocker
1947 - Lawrence Cannon, Canadian politician
1948 - Don Nickles, (Sen-R-Okla)
1948 - JoBeth Williams, Houston Texas, actress (Kramer vs Kramer, Poltergeist)
1948 - Jonathan King, London, singer (Everyone's Gone to the Moon)
1948 - Marius Mueller-Westernhagen, Duesseldorf Germany, rocker (Stinker)
1949 - Peter Willey, cricketer (England batsman late 70's early 80's)
1949 - Linda Creed, American songwriter (d. 1986)
1949 - Doug Marlette, American editorial cartoonist (d. 2007)
1950 - Daniel Sahuleka, Moluks/Dutch singer/guitarist (Viva la Libertad)
1950 - Joe Hisaishi, Japanese composer
1951 - Gerry Francis, English footballer and manager
1952 - Ric Charlesworth, cricketer (WA opener, Aust hockey capt)/MP (Labour)
1952 - Terence Knox, Richland Wash, actor (Peter-St Elsewhere) [or 2/16/50]
1952 - Craig Newmark, American founder of craigslist
1953 - Gina Hecht, Houston Texas, actress (Melanie-Hizzoner, Mork & Mindy)
1953 - Kin Shriner, Indiana, actor (Scott-General Hospital, Rituals)
1953 - Thomas Hulce, Plymouth Mi, actor (Amadeus, Equus, Echo Park)
1953 - Wil Shriner, NYC/Indiana, talk show host (Wil Shriner Show)
1953 - Gary Ward, American baseball player
1954 - Chris Stamey, rocker
1954 - Miles Chapin, NYC, actor (French Postcards, Get Crazy, Funhouse)
1955 - Bill Lloyd, Bowling Green Ky, singer (Foster & Lloyd-Crazy Over You)
1955 - Malcolm Jarvis, cricket lefty paceman (Zimbabwe's 1st Test side)
1955 - Rick Buckler, [Paul Richard Buckler], rock drummer (Jam)
1955 - Steven Wright, droll comedian (Steven Wright Live)
1955 - Tish Hinojosa, San Antonia Tx, country singer (Something in the Rain)
1956 - Peter Buck, US pop guitarist (REM-Murmur)
1956 - Randy Rhoads, rocker
1957 - Luis Mariano Delis Fournier, Cuba, discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1980)
1958 - Nick Park, British filmmaker and animator
1959 - Satoru Iwata, president and CEO of Nintendo
1960 - Jasmina Perazic Gipe, WNBA guard/forward (NY Liberty)
1961 - David Lovering, American drummer (Pixies)
1962 - Ben Watt, rocker (Everything but the Girls-Sir Idlewood)
1962 - Janine Turner, Lincoln Neb, actress (Maggie-Northern Exposure)
1964 - Will Johnson, CFL defensive end (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1965 - Gordon Durie, Scottish footballer
1966 - Natascha Badmann, Swiss triathlete
1967 - Kevin Appier, Lancaster CA, pitcher (KC Royals)
1967 - Spanky Marcus, Hollywood California, actor (Jimmy Joe-Mary Hartman)
1967 - Hacken Lee, Hong Kong singer
1969 - Elmore Spencer, NBA center (Portland Trail Blazers)
1969 - Greg Knox, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders)
1969 - Todd Black, Kenton Ohio, 800m runner
1969 - Wayne Smith - Motorcycle racer
1970 - Eric Mahlum, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 - Isabelle Arnould, Belgian swimmer
1970 - Ulf Ekberg, Swedish musician (Ace of Base)
1971 - Ainsley Robinson, Oshawa Ontario, 62 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Oly-96)
1971 - David Defiagbon, Sapele Nigeria, Canadian boxer (Olympics-silver-96)
1971 - Matt Maloney, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
1971 - Richard Krajicek, Neth, tennis star (Wimbledon-1996)
1971 - Rika Hiraki, Beirut Lebanon, tennis star (1992 Japan doubles)
1971 - Thomas Bailey, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
1971 - Naozumi Takahashi, Japanese seiyuu
1971 - José Contreras, Cuban baseball player
1972 - Brendan Garard, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics-96)
1972 - Gary Bandy, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons)
1972 - James Logan, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
1972 - Mike Gruttadauri, corner (St Louis Rams)
1973 - Tim Kohn, guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
1974 - Arjan Ebbinge, soccer player (FC Groningen)
1975 - Natalie Titcume, Australian softball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1975 - Noel Clarke, English actor and writer
1976 - Alicia Machado, Venezuela, Miss Universe (1996)
1976 - Lindsay Price, Arcadia CA, actress (Bold & Beautiful, All My Children)
1976 - Colleen Haskell, American television personality
1977 - Kevin Cash, American baseball player
1977 - Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer
1977 - Paul McVeigh, Irish footballer
1978 - K. D. Aubert, American actress

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