Birthdays of Personalities on December 19

xxxx :Klaus Eichstadt, rocker (Ugly Kid Joe-Mad Man, Too Bad)
xxxx :Little Jimmy Dickens, country performer
xxxx :Maria Martha Serralima, Buenos Aires Argentina, entertainer
xxxx :Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, Hawaii
1036 :Su Tung-p'o, China, poet/essayist/painter/calligrapher
1498 :Andreas Osiander, Germany, Protestant Reformation theologist
1683 :Philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)
1723 :Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother
1744 :Jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/West-Friesland
1753 :John Taylor, Virginia, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy)
1778 :Marie-Th‚rŠse-Charlotte, daughter of King Louis XVI & Marie-Antoinette
1779 :Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, Paris France, engraver
1783 :Charles-Julien Brianchon, France, mathematician (Brianchon's theorem)
1790 :William Parry, England, Arctic explorer
1792 :[Andries] Hendrik Potgieter, Cape Colony, settled Transvaal
1796 :Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Quel Spain, poet/comic playwright
1809 :Pierre-Joseph van Beneden, Belg, paleont (life cycle of tapeworms)
1813 :Thomas Andrews, Belfast Ireland, chemist/physicist (ozone)
1814 :Edwin M[cMasters] Stanton, Ohio, US Secretary of War (1861-65)
1817 :James Jay Archer, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1864
1819 :James Clifford Veatch, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1821 :Mary Ashton Livermore, American reformer/women's suffrage leader
1824 :Hercules Robinson, Ire, South Africa Commissioner (1880-89, 1895-97)
1832 :John Kirk Barry, Scot, Dr/companion to explorer David Livingstone
1836 :Maria L Sanford, pioneer educator (PTA)
1837 :John Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1849 :Henry Clay Frick, Penn, built world's largest coke & steel operation
1852 :A[lbert] A Michelson, Strelno Prussia, US physicist (Nobel 1907)
1861 :Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton Engld, Russian-English translator
1861 :Italo Svevo, Trieste Austria, Italian novelist (La Coscienza di Zeno)
1865 :Hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar)
1865 :Tikhon Toropets, Pskov Russia, patriarch of Russian Orthodox/saint
1869 :Eduard Hermann, Coburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, German linguist (Homer)
1875 :Carter G Woodson, New Canton Va, American historian (black studies)
1883 :Louis Davids, [Simon David], Dutch cabaret performer/chorus performer
1883 :[Francis] Barry Byrne, Chicago Ill, architect
1884 :Antonˇn Z potocky, premier/president of Czechoslovakia [OS]
1885 :F S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement)
1888 :Fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch)
1890 :Klaas Painter, vicar/antifascist (Occupies possession) [or 1880]
1890 :Klaas Schilder, Dutch theologist/vicar (Occupied Territory)
1891 :Edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86)
1893 :Harry Blomberg, Swedish author (M„ster Jacob)
1894 :Yoshida Isoya, Tokyo Japan, architect (modern sukiya style)
1895 :Ingeborg Refling-Hagen, Norwegian author/poet (Loke Saar Havre)
1895 :Maurice Roelants, Belgian author (Jazz Player)
1896 :John Seldon Whale, theologian
1897 :Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, France, anti-Semite/nazi collaborator
1901 :Oliver [Hazard Perry] La Farge, NYC, anthropologist/novelist
1901 :Vitorino Nem‚sio, Portuguese author (Presen‡a)
1902 :Leonard Hirsch, British violinist/orchestra leader (RAF Symph Orch)
1903 :Cyril Dean Darlington, England, biologist (hereditary mechanisms)
1903 :George Davis Snell, Bradford Mass, geneticist (H-2 gene)
1903 :George Snell, genetecist
1903 :Theo Harych, writer
1905 :Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/choreographer
1906 :H Allen Smith, Ill, humorist/author (Low Man on Totem Pole)
1906 :Leonid I Brezhnev, Ukraine, 1st Secretary of USSR (1964-82)
1910 :Jean Genet, Paris France, criminal/novelist/dramatist (The Blacks)
1910 :Jose Lezama Lima, Havana Cuba, poet/novelist
1915 :Edith Piaf, [E Giovanna Gassion], Paris, chanteuse (Little Sparrow)
1916 :Adriaan van der Veen, Dutch writer (Sister at Sea)
1916 :Hal Hastings, NYC, orch leader (Chevrolet on Broadway)
1917 :Graham Sharp, ice skater
1920 :David Susskind, NYC, TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show)
1922 :Walter H”llerer, writer
1923 :Luigi Innocenti, designer
1924 :Peter Prowtiny, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
1925 :Jimmy Dickens, Bolt WV, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
1925 :Tankred Torst, writer
1926 :Jeanne Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN
1929 :Herman T M Lauxtermann, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
1934 :Al Kaline, Baltimore MD, Hall of Fame outfielder (Detroit Tigers)
1934 :Rudi Carrell, [Rudolf W Kesselman], Dutch showmaster
1940 :Phil Ochs, El Paso Tx, anti-war folk singer (Joe Hill, War is Over)
1941 :Maurice White, Memphis TN, rock vocalist (Earth, Wind & Fire-Spirit)
1942 :Jean-Patric Manchette, thriller writer
1943 :William De Vries, Bkln, surgeon-inventor (Symbion artifical heart)
1944 :Alvin Lee, Nottingham England, rock vocals/guitarist (10 Years After)
1944 :Maurice White, rocker
1944 :Richard Leakey, anthropologist
1944 :Tim Reid, Norfolk VA, comedian (Venus Flytrap-WKRP, Frank's Place)
1944 :Zal Yanovsky, rock guitarist (Lovin' Spoonful-Do You Believe in Magic)
1945 :John McEuen, rocker (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
1946 :Marianne Faithfull, Hampstead England, singer (Money, As Tears Go By)
1947 :Janie Fricke, South Whitley In, singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy)
1949 :Lenny White, rocker
1951 :Fred W Leslie, Ancon Panama, PhD/astronaut (STS 73)
1957 :Doug Johnson, rock keyboardist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)
1957 :Liz Glazowski, Chicago Ill, playmate (April, 1980)
1958 :Limahl, British rocker (Kajagoogoo-Too Shy)
1962 :Bettina Huebers, Hamburg GFR, illegitimate daughter of Paul McCartney
1964 :Mike Fetters, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
1965 :Chuckii Booker, rocker
1966 :Courtney Griffin, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1966 :Monique Oliver, Malibu Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-4th-1994)
1967 :Doug Johns, South Bend IN, pitcher (Oakland A's)
1969 :Chris Robinson, Atlanta, rocker (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker)
1969 :Mike Alexander, WLAF corner (Rhein Fire)
1970 :Jon Cleveland, Fresno CA, Canadian 100m/200m swimmer (Oly-br-92, 96)
1970 :Zac Foley, rock bassist (EMF-Unbelievable)
1971 :Mike Groh, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)
1972 :Waverly Jackson, DL (Carolina Panthers)
1974 :Bryant Westbrook, cornerback (Detroit Lions)
1974 :Jake Plummer, quarterback (Arizona Cardinals)
1975 :Casual, [Jon Owens], rapper
1975 :Kristin Folkl, St Louis MO, volleyball outside hitter (alt-Oly-96)
1977 :Maria Joana Parizotto, Miss Universe-Brazil (1996)
1978 :Lauren Petty, Miss New Jersey Teen USA (1997)
1981 :Stevie Ficker, Miss Oregon Teen USA (1997)
1996 :Paige Speakman, England, born 19 days before her twin sister
4913 :William C De Vries, surgeon/inventor (artificial heart)



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