Famous Birthdays on 7th December

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521 - Saint Columba, Irish Christian missionary to Scotland (d. 597)
903 - Abd Al-Rahman Al Sufi, Persian astronomer (d. 986)
967 - Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic
1302 - Azzone Visconti lord of Milan (d. 1339)
1545 - Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, consort of Mary I of Scotland (d. 1567)
1557 - Girolamo Trombeti, composer
1561 - Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese politician (d. 1625)
1598 - Giovanni Bernini, Naples, Kingdom of Naples, baroque sculptor (St Teresa in Ecstasy), (d. 1680)
1604 - Ambrosius Reiner, composer
1637 - Barnardo Pasquini, composer
1648 - Giovanni Maria Capelli, composer
1670 - John Aislabie, English director of the South Sea Company (d. 1742)
1731 - Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter
1751 - Jurrian F de Frederici, governor-General (Suriname)
Baroque Sculptor Giovanni BerniniBaroque Sculptor Giovanni Bernini (1598) 1754 - Jack Jouett, American patriot
1761 - Madame [Marie Grosholtz] Tussaud, Strasbourg, France, created wax museum, (d. 1850)
1764 - Claude Victor-Perrin, duc de Belluno, French marshal (d. 1841)
1772 - Joseph Franz Maximilian Lobkowitz, composer
1784 - Allan Cunningham, British poet (d. 1842)
1801 - Johann Nepomuk Nestroy, Austrian actor (Judith und Holofernes)
1803 - Maria Josepha of Saxony, queen consort of Spain (d. 1829)
1808 - Hugh McCulloch, US Secy of Treasury
1810 - Theodor Schwann, German co-originator of cell theory
1810 - Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist (d. 1894)
Wax Museum Creator Madame TussaudWax Museum Creator Madame Tussaud (1761) 1823 - Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician (Tensor of Kronecker)
1830 - Luigi Cremona, Italian mathematician/minister of Education
1835 - Dom Joseph Pothier, French monk/musicologist
1839 - Redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal
1840 - Hermann Goetz, composer
1842 - Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist (schedelmetingen)
1847 - James Deacon White, Canton NY, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi)
1847 - Solomon Schechter, US Talmudic scholar/Jewish leader
1857 - Nicola van Westerhout, composer
1860 - Joseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1947)
1862 - Paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde)
1863 - John Ebenezer West, composer
1863 - Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer/fascist (Cavalleria Rusticana)
1863 - Svetolik Rankovic, Serbian writer (Forest King)
1863 - Felix Calonder, Scuol, Swiss politician (Free Democratic Party)
1872 - Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens)
1873 - Willa Cather, US, author (My Antonia)
1876 - Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven-Archiv)
1878 - Akiko Yosano, Japan, poet (Tangled Hair)
1879 - Rudolf Friml, Czech/US composer (Bohemian suite)
1882 - Warren Bardsley, cricketer (great NSW & Aussie opening bat 1909-26)
1887 - Ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre)
1888 - Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist
1888 - Joyce Cary, Anglo-Irish (male) writer (House of Children)
1888 - Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun, 1st pres of American Newspaper Guild
1889 - Heathcote Dicken Statham, composer
1891 - Fay Bainter, Los Angeles California, actress (Jezebel, Our Town, State Fair)
1892 - Nora Nicholson, Leamington England, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow)
1894 - Stuart Davis, US painter
1895 - Jack Pennick, Portland OR, actor (Lady From Louisiana)
1896 - Juan Maria Thomas Sabater, composer
1901 - A F [Tony] Pugsley, British rear-admiral (Walcheren attack (1944))
1902 - J G Navle, cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper)
1903 - Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (d. 1987)
1904 - Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer (d. 1991)
1905 - Gerard Kuiper, Dutch/US astronomer (moons of Uranus, Neptune)
1906 - George Richard James, saxophonist
1908 - Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist
1908 - John H Doeg, tennis champ (US Open-1930)
1909 - Jacob Kainen, artist/curator
1910 - Edmundo Ros, English orchestra leader
1910 - Richard Franko Goldman, composer
1910 - Rod Cameron, Calgary Alberta, actor (City Detective, State Trooper)
1910 - Louis Prima, New Orleans Luisiana, American musician (That Old Black Magic)
1912 - Daniel Jones, composer
1914 - Winston Place, cricketer (England opener in West Indies 1948)
1915 - Brackett Hamilton Leigh, [Douglass], US, sci-fi author (Ginger Star)
1915 - Eli Wallach, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Magnificent 7, Misfits, People Next Door)
1916 - Jean Carignan, French Canadian fiddler (d. 1988)
1918 - Jorunn Vidar, composer
1919 - Ellen Stewart, actress/founder (La Mama Theatre Group)
1920 - Fiorenzo Magni, Italian cyclist, (d. 2012)
1920 - Tatamkulu Afrika, South African poet and writer (d. 2002)
1921 - Arne Dorumsgaard, composer
1921 - Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader
1923 - Ted Knight, Terryville, Connecticut, American actor (Mary Tyler Moore, Too Close for Comfort)
1924 - John Love, Zimbabwean Formula One driver (d. 2005)
1924 - Mário Soares, President of Portugal
1925 - Hernando da Silva Ramos, Brazilian racing driver
1926 - Victor Kermit Kiam II, CEO (Remington shavers)/NFL owner (Patriots)
1926 - Wolfgang Ludewig, composer
1927 - Vlastimir Pericic, composer
1927 - Helen Watts, British contralto
Linguist & Author Noam ChomskyLinguist & Author Noam Chomsky (1928) 1928 - Noam Chomsky, linguist (founded transformational grammar)
1928 - Raymond Henry Charles Warren, composer
1930 - Richard Felciano, composer
1930 - Hal Smith, American baseball player
1932 - Ellen Burstyn, Detroit, actress (Exorcist, Alice Doesn't Live Here)
1932 - Geoff Lawson, Australian cricket player
1932 - Gerard van den Berg, Dutch TV host (Like Father, Like Son)
1932 - Paul Caponigro, American photographer
1935 - Jean-Claude Casadesus, composer
1936 - Martha Layne Collins, Baghdad Ky, (Gov-D-Ky)
1937 - Thad Cochran, (Sen-R-Miss)
1940 - Kumar Shahani, writer/director (Kasbam Tarang, Maya Darpan)
1940 - Stan Boardman, English comedian
1942 - Harry Chapin, NYC, American rock vocalist (Taxi, Cat's in the Cradle)
1942 - Jonathan D Kramer, composer
1943 - Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician
1943 - Bernard C. Parks, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department
1944 - Jamiel Chagra, American drug trafficker
1944 - Daniel Chorzempa, American organist
1945 - Marion Rung, Finnish singer
1947 - Johnny Bench, baseball catcher (Reds)
1947 - Mino Reitano, Italian entertainer
1947 - Peter de Jong, Dutch actor (Maxi-Mini & Maxi)
1947 - Vincent Baggetta, Paterson NJ, actor (Lou-Chicago Story)
1947 - Tony Thomas, American TV and film producer
1948 - Gary Morris, Fort Worth Tx, country singer/actor (Colbys)
1948 - Yoko Morishita, prima ballerina (Baterina No Habataki)
1948 - Mads Vinding, Danish bassist
1949 - Tom Waits, California, rocker/song writer (Blue Valentine)
1951 - Henk Temming, Dutch vocalist/keyboardist (Good Cause)
1952 - Georges Corraface, Greek actor, president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival
1952 - Susan Collins, American politician, junior senator from Maine
1953 - Bertin Osborne, Italian entertainer
1954 - Gianfranco Jannuzzo, Italian entertainer
1954 - Julie Halston, actress (Juror, Drunks, Addams Family Values)
1954 - Mike Nolan, rocker
1954 - Mark Hofmann, American forger and bomber
1955 - Priscilla Barnes, Ft Dix NJ, actress (License to Kill, 3s Company)
1955 - John Watkins, Australian politician
NBA Legend Larry BirdNBA Legend Larry Bird (1956) 1956 - Larry Bird, West Baden, Indiana, NBA star (Boston Celtics, 12-time NBA All Star)
1957 - Geoff "Henry" Lawson, cricketer (Australian fast bowler 1980-89)
1957 - Rohan Jayasekera, cricketer (one Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1982)
1957 - Tom Winsor, British lawyer and economic regulator
1958 - Edd Hall, TV announcer (Jay Leno's Tonight Show)
1958 - Rick Rude, American professional wrestler (d. 1999)
1959 - Salim Yousuf, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in 32 Tests 1986-90)
1960 - Craig Scanlon, English guitarist (The Fall)
1961 - Mary Beth Evans, Pasadena CA, actress (Katherine Ashton-Gen Hospital)
1961 - Lisa Fischer, American R&B singer
1962 - Grecia Colmenares, Italian entertainer
1963 - Barbara Weathers, vocalist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1963 - Kristi Albers, El Paso TX, LPGA golfer (1993 Sprint Classic)
1963 - Theo Snelders, former Dutch footballer
1964 - Duncan Miller, rocker (Blue Mercedes-Rich & Famous)
1964 - Mike Nolan, rocker (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies)
1964 - Peter Laviolette, Norwood Mass, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)
1964 - Roberta Close, Brazilian model
1964 - Tadao Uematsu, Japanese racing driver
1965 - Peter Draisaitl, Karvina CZE, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1965 - Colin Hendry, Scottish footballer
1966 - C Thomas Howell, Los Angeles California, actor (Red Dawn, Tank, Soul Man)
1966 - Shinichi Itoh, Japanese motorcycle racer
1967 - Tino Martinez, Tampa FL, 1st baseman (Seattle Mariner, NY Yankees)
1967 - Vaclav Chalupa, Czechoslovakia, rower (Henley Royal Regatta 1989)
1968 - Cammy Myler, Plattsburgh NY, luger (Olympics-1994)
1968 - Keith Goganious, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1968 - Melissa Iverson, Anoka Minn, rower (Olympics-96)
1968 - Ricky Ervins, NFL running back (SF 49ers)
1968 - Tom Myslinski, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Mark Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer
1969 - Sabine Hack, West Germany, tennis star
1970 - Courtney Browne, cricketer (West Indies Test wicket-keeper 1995)
1970 - Ed Robinson, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 - Rob Olson, Victoria BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Newlands Open)
1971 - Ben Atkins, NYC, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
1971 - Mauricio Hadad, Cali Colombia, tennis star (1995 Bermuda)
1971 - Vladimir Akopian, Armenian chess player
1972 - Bobby Schoonens, soccer player (RKC)
1972 - Clay Shiver, corner (Dallas Cowboys)
1972 - Jordi Buritlo, Spain, tennis star
1972 - Kevin Dogins, corner (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1972 - Sunny, [Tamara Fytch], WWF model
1972 - Hermann Maier, Austrian skier
1972 - Tammy Lynn Sytch, American professional wrestler
1973 - Mark Hartsell, WLAF QB (Scotland Claymores)
1973 - Rea Marie Bavilla, Miss USA-Alaska (1997)
1973 - Terrell Owens, wide reciever (San Francisco 49ers)
1974 - Alex Radutescu, Romania, tennis star
1974 - Annette Salmeen, 200m butterfly/800m freestyle relay (Olympics-96)
1974 - Nicole Appleton, Canadian-born singer
1974 - Kang Full, South Korean webcomic artist
1975 - Nikola Wapzarow, writer
1975 - Jamie Clapham, English footballer
1976 - Alan Faneca, American football player
1976 - Brent Johnson, Canadian football player
1976 - Georges Laraque, Canadian ice hockey player
1976 - Vanessa Lorenzo, Spanish fashion model
1977 - Fernando Vargas, Oxnard Ca, welterweight boxer (Olympics-96)
1977 - Francesca Lubiani, Bologna Italy, tennis star (Futures-Amadora-POR)
1977 - Dominic Howard, English drummer (Muse)
1978 - Shiri Appleby, American actress
1978 - Frankie J, Mexican-born American singer
1978 - Chad Dukes, Radio Personality
1979 - Lampros Choutos, Greek footballer
1979 - Ayako Fujitani, Japanese actress
1979 - Derek Ramsay, Filipino actor and model
1979 - Sara Bareilles, American singer
1979 - Jennifer Carpenter, American actress
1980 - John Terry, English footballer
1983 - Fausto Carmona, Dominican baseball player
1984 - Robert Kubica, the first Polish Formula One racing driver
1984 - Luca Rigoni, Italian footballer
1984 - Aaron Gray, American basketball player

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