Famous Birthdays on 9th December

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1392 - Peter, Prince/Regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa benfeitoria)
1447 - Chenghua, Emperor of China (d. 1487)
1561 - Edwin Sandys, a founder of Virginia colony
1571 - Adrian A Metius, Dutch mathematician/fort architect
1579 - Martinus de Porres, Peruvian saint (patron of social justice) (d. 1639)
1581 - Emilia Secunda Antwerpiana, daughter of Willem of Orange
1594 - Gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a major power (1611-32)
1608 - John Milton, London, poet/puritan (Paradise Lost), (d. 1674)
1610 - Baldassare Ferri, Italian castrato (d. 1680)
1652 - Augustus Quirinus Rivinus, German physician (d. 1723)
1667 - William Whiston, English mathematician (d. 1752)
1715 - Georg Gottfried Petri, composer
1717 - Johann J Winckelmann, German archaeologist (History of Ancient Art)
1728 - Pietro Alessandro Guglieli, composer
1742 - Carl W Scheele, Swedish pharmacist/chemist (lemon acid)
1748 - Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist (d. 1822)
1751 - Maria Luisa of Parma, queen of Charles IV of Spain (d. 1819)
1754 - Etienne Ozi, composer
1787 - John Dobson, English architect (d. 1865)
Poet John MiltonPoet John Milton (1608) 1791 - Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner, composer
1796 - Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer
1806 - Jean-Olivier Chénier, French Canadian physician and Patriote (d. 1838)
1837 - Émile Waldteufel, French composer (d. 1915)
1842 - Pjotr A Kopotkin, Russian ruler/anarchist
1847 - George Grossmith, English actor/writer (d. 1912)
1848 - Joel Chandler Harris, US journalist (created Uncle Remus stories)
1850 - Emma Abbott, American soprano (d. 1891)
1853 - Charles "Old Hoss" Radbourn, Rochester NY, pitcher (60-12 in 1884)
1854 - Pekka Hannikainen, composer
1859 - Algernon Ashton, composer
1862 - Karel Kovarovic, composer
1864 - Sidney Homer, composer
1868 - Fritz Haber, German phycist-chemist (Nobel 1919)
1871 - Joe Kelley, American baseball player (d. 1943)
1873 - Antoine Pompe, Belgian architect
1876 - Berton Churchill, American actor (d. 1940)
1882 - Joaquín Turina, Seville Spain, composer (Rima)
1883 - Alexander Papagos, Greek fieldmarshal/supreme commander
1883 - Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician (d. 1950)
1886 - Clarence Birdseye, frozen vegatable king (Birdseye)
1887 - Tim Moore, American actor and vaudevillian (d. 1958)
1889 - John P "Hannes" Kolehmainen, Finnish long-distance runner (Olympic gold 1912)
1891 - Maksim Bahdanovič, Belarusian poet (d. 1917)
1894 - Eddie Dowling, Woonsocket RI, actor (Anywhere USA)
1895 - Conchita Supervía, Spanish opera singer (d. 1936)
1897 - Hermione Gingold, London England, actress (Gigi, Music Man)
1898 - Emmett Kelly, Sedan KS, circus clown (Weary Willie)
1899 - Frans van Amelsvoort, Dutch choir conductor
1899 - Howard Freeman, Helena MT, actor (Double Dynamite)
1899 - Jean de Brunhoff, France, children's book author (Babar the Elephant)
1899 - Leonie Fuller Adams, US poetess (Those not elected)
1900 - Albert Weisbord, American labor organizer (d. 1977)
1901 - Carol Dempster, American actress (d. 1991)
1901 - Ödön von Horváth, Hungarian-born writer (d. 1938)
1901 - Jean Mermoz, French pilot (d. 1936)
1902 - Margaret Hamilton, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Wicked Witch-Wizard of Oz)
1902 - Richard A Butler, England, Dutch min of Finance/Foreign affairs
1904 - Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist
1904 - Robert Livingston, American actor (d. 1988)
1905 - Dalton Trumbo, US, writer/film director (Johnny Got His Gun)
1906 - Freddy Martin, Cleve Oh, orchestra leader (started Merv Griffin)
1906 - Grace Murray Hopper, computer innovator
1906 - Greet Koeman, Dutch singer
1907 - Noel Walton Bott, engineer
1909 - Douglas Fairbanks Jr, NYC, actor (Ghost Story)
1910 - Dick Elffers, Dutch graphic artist/painter (Holland Festival)
1910 - Stephen Jurika Jr, US pilot/capt (WW II, Santa Cruz, Navy Cross)
1911 - Broderick Crawford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American actor (All the King's Men, Highway Patrol)
1911 - Ryūzō Sejima, Japanese educator (d. 2007)
1912 - Fred Engelen, Flemish actor/director [or Dec 12]
1912 - Thomas P "Tip" O'Neill, (Rep-D-Mass 1977-86)/Speaker of the House
1914 - Frances Reid, American actress
1915 - Colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s)
1915 - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Jarotschin Germ, soprano (Der Rosenkavalier)
1915 - Herbert Huncke, writer
1916 - Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect/writer (Mozart biog)
Actor Kirk DouglasActor Kirk Douglas (1916) 1916 - Kirk Douglas, [Issur Danielovitch], Amsterdam, New York, American actor (Gunfight at OK Corral)
1917 - James Angleton, head of counterintelligence for the CIA (d. 1987)
1917 - James Rainwater, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1986)
1918 - Jerome Beatty Jr., American author
1919 - William Lipscomb, American chemist, Nobel laureate
1920 - Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic
1922 - Redd Foxx, St Louis Mo, comedian (Sandford & Son, Redd Foxx Show)
1925 - Dina Merrill, NYC, actress (Operation Petticoat, Butterfield 8)
1926 - Henry Way Kendall, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)
1926 - Jan Křesadlo, Czech writer (d. 1995)
1927 - Pierre Henry, composer
1928 - Dick Van Patten, Queens NY, actor (Tom Bradford-8 is Enough)
1928 - André Milhoux, Belgian racing driver
1929 - Bob Hawke, cricketer (no relation to Lord 12th man for Oxford U 1954)
1929 - John Cassavetes, NYC, actor (Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby)
1929 - Michel Fano, composer
1929 - Robert J L Hawke, (Lab), PM Australia (1983-91)
1930 - Buck Henry, NYC, screenwriter/comedian (SNL, Get Smart)
1931 - William Reynolds, American actor
1931 - Ladislav Smoljak, Czech actor
1932 - Jessie "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" Hill, jazz musician
1933 - Milt Campbell, Plainfield NJ, hurdler/decathlete (Olympics-gold-56), (d. 2012)
1933 - Orville Moody, Chickasha OK, PGA golfer (1969 US Open)
1934 - Al Kaline, Baltimore Md, baseball outfielder (Detroit Tigers)
1934 - Alan Ridout, composer
Actress Judi DenchActress Judi Dench (1934) 1934 - Judi Dench, York England, actress (Henry V, Wetherby)
1934 - Milton Gray Campbell, Plainfield NJ, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1956)
1934 - [Amos] Junior Wells, Memphis Tn, blues singer (In My Younger Days)
1935 - Dominico Tromp, Aruba, stage leader
1937 - Darwin Joston, American actor (d. 1998)
1938 - David Houston, rocker
1938 - Elizabeth H "Rina" Venter, South African minister of Health care
1938 - William Thomas McKinley, composer
1938 - [David] Deacon Jones, NFL defensive end (LA, SD, Washington), (d. 2013)
1939 - Patrician Stephens Due, Quincy, Florida, African-American civil rights activist (FAMU jail-in), (d. 2012)
1940 - Sammy Strain, US singer (Imperials-Hurt So Bad)
1941 - Beau Bridges, Los Angeles California, actor (Hotel New Hampshire, 5th Musketeer)
1941 - Dan Hicks, American rocker
1942 - Dick Butkus, Chicago, NFL hall of fame linebacker (Bears)/sportscaster
1942 - Joe McGinniss, Rye NY, author (Selling of President 1968)
1942 - Billy Bremner, Scottish footballer (d. 1997)
1943 - Kenny Vance, rocker
1944 - George Baker, [Hans Bouwens], Dutch vocalist (G B Selection)
1944 - Ki Longfellow, American novelist
1944 - Bob O'Connor, American politician
1945 - Michael Nouri, Wash DC, actor (Beacon Hill, Bay City Blues)
1945 - Matti Mäntylä, Finnish actor
1946 - Sonia Gandhi, Italian-born Indian politician
1946 - Shatrughan Sinha, Indian actor
1947 - Tom Daschle, American politician
1947 - Jaak Jõerüüt, Soviet-born Estonian politician
1948 - Dennis Dunaway, rocker
1948 - Marleen Gorris, Dutch director (Mres Dalloway, Antonia, Last Island)
1948 - Ron Vawter, Latham NY, actor (Philadelphia, Empire City, Twister)
1949 - Thomas O Kite Jr, Austin TX, PGA golfer (1978 BC Open, Crosby 1983)
1949 - Nando Parrado, Uruguayan plane crash survivor
1950 - Joan Armatrading, St Kitts, singer (Back to the Night)
1952 - Michael Dorn, actor (Worf-Star Trek Next Generation)
1953 - John Malkovich, Christopher Ill, actor/director (Killing Fields)
1953 - World B Free, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors)
1954 - Herman Finkers, Dutch cabaret performer
1955 - Chamras Saewataporn, Thai composer and musician
1956 - Sylvia, Kokomo Indiana, country singer (Nobody)
1957 - Donny Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
1958 - Nancy J Currie, Wilmington DE, Mjr Army/astronaut (STS 57, 70, sk: 88)
1958 - Rikk Agnew, American guitarist (The Adolescents)
1960 - Juan Samuel, San Pedro de Macoris, infielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays)
1960 - Dobroslav Paraga,Croatian politician and editor
1960 - Terry Moran, American TV reporter
1961 - Christiane Jolissaint, Switzerland, tennis star
1961 - Ian Andrew Wright, Hamilton NZ, rower (Olympics-96)
1961 - Joe Lando, Los Angeles California, actor (Byron Sully-Dr Quinn)
1961 - David Anthony Higgins, American actor
1962 - Felicity Huffman, American actress
1963 - Barry Wilburn, NFL full safety (Philadelphia Eagles)
1963 - Barbara Palacios, Carcas Venz, Miss Universe (1986)
1963 - Dave Hilton, Jr., Canadian boxer
1963 - Masako, Crown Princess of Japan
1964 - Petr Briza, Prague CZE, hockey goalie (Team Czech Rep)
1964 - Paul Landers, German guitarist (Rammstein)
1965 - Brad Savage, Livdnia Mich, actor (Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice)
1965 - Karla Nelson, Pine City Minn, Ms America (1993)
1965 - Joe Ausanio, American baseball player
1965 - Vecepia Towery, American Survivor contestant
1966 - Dana Murzyn, Calgary, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
1966 - Kirsten Gillibrand, American politician
1966 - Toby Huss, American actor
1967 - Caryn Kadavy, Erie Pa, figure skater
1967 - Cathy Mockett, Newport Beach CA, LPGA golfer (1995 Youngstown-7th)
1967 - Ray Agnew, NFL nose tackle (Carolina Panthers, NY Giants)
1967 - Jason Dozzell, English footballer
1968 - Bill Johnson, NFL defensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Brent Price, NBA guard (Houston Rockets, Washington Bullets)
1968 - Kurt Angle, Pittsburgh Pa, 220 lbs freestyle wrestler (Oly-gold-96)
1968 - Michael Foster, Richmond Va, drummer (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)
1969 - Allison Smith, Bronx NY, actress (Jennie-Cagney & Lacey, Kate & Allie)
1969 - Greg[ory] Klingsporn, Morristown NJ, rower (Olympics-1996)
1969 - Ramon Garcia, Guanare Venezuela, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1969 - Bixente Lizarazu, French footballer
1969 - Sebastian Spence, Canadian actor
1970 - Donald Douglas, WLAF safety (Rhein Fire)
1970 - Marlin Cannon, Dallas Texas, 200m/400m runner
1970 - Kara DioGuardi, American songwriter, record producer, and singer
1971 - Chris Boniol, NFL kicker (Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles)
1971 - Clifton Abraham, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Bucs)
1971 - Petr Nedved, Libercec CZE, NHL center (Team Czech, Pitts Penguins)
1971 - Todd Van Poppel, Hinsdale IL, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1972 - Fabrice Santoro, Tahiti, tennis star
1972 - Paul Greene, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-96)
1972 - Reiko Aylesworth, American actress
1972 - Tre Cool, German-born American drummer (Green Day)
1973 - Tony Batista, Puerto Plata Dom Rep, infielder (Oakland A's)
1974 - Canibus, American rapper
1974 - Wendy Dillinger, American female soccer player and coach
1975 - Joshua Rudoy, actor (Harry & Hendersons)
1975 - Stuart McRae, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1976 - Chris Booker, American baseball player
1977 - Saskia Garel, Canadian actress
1977 - Shayne Graham, American football player
1977 - Imogen Heap, English singer-songwriter
1978 - Mandy James, Jacksonville Fla, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)
1978 - Jesse Metcalfe, American actor
1979 - Olivia Lufkin, Japanese singer
1979 - Stephen McPhail, Irish footballer

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