December 10 Birthdays in History - December 10 Deaths - December 10 Events



1987 Ben Nicholas, born in Adelaide, Australia, actor, known for role as Scott Timmins in Australia's soap opera, 'Neighbours'
1974 Meg White, American Musician
1973 Bernard Holsey, defensive tackle for the New York Giants
1973 Marcus Wall, CFL receiver, Montreal Alouettes
1973 Rusty LaRue, NBA guard, Chicago Bulls
1972 Brian Molko, born in Brussels, Belgium, songwriter, guitarist, member of band Placebo, lead vocalist, known for androgynous appearance
1971 Amanda Hardy, Altona Australia, badminton player 1996 Olympics
1971 Carla Sacramento, Lisbon, 1.5k runner
1971 Manjula Munasinghe, cricketer, Sri Lankan ODI pace bowler
1970 Bryant Stith, NBA guard for the Denver Nuggets
1969 Darren Berry, cricketer, Victorian wicket-keeper since 1989-90
1969 Nadim Khan, cricketer, brother of Moin Pakistani lefty spinner 1993
1969 Rob Blake, Simcoe Ont, NHL defenseman, Team Canada, Los Angeles Kings
1969 Todd Furdyk, CFL tackle for the BC Lions
1968 Rob Davis, NFL guard, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1966 Eric Naposki, WLAF linebacker, Barcelona Dragons
1966 Norberto Martin, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, infielder, Chicago White Sox
1965 Jennifer Wyatt, born in Vancouver, Canada, golfer, 1992 Crestar-Farm Fresh
1964 Luis Polonia, Santiago City, Dominican Republic, outfielder, New York Yankees, Orioles
1964 Bobby Flay, American Celebrity
1963 Doug Henry, Sacramento California, pitcher for the New York Mets
1963 Gerald Sandel, soccer player, Sparta
1963 Michael Lofton, Montgomery, Alabama, fencer-sabre 1996 Olympics
1963 Robin White, San Diego Cal, tennis player, U.S. Open doubles 1988
1962 John de Wolf, soccer player, Feyenoord
1961 Mark McKoy, Canadian track star, world record 50m indoor
1961 Nia Peeples, Vernia, Hollywood, dancer/host, Fame, Party Machine
1960 Kenneth Branagh, born in Belfast, actor and director, High Season, Dead Again
1960 Paul Assenmacher, born in Detroit, Michigan, pitcher, Cleveland Indians
1959 Burke Moses, New York City, actor, Sean Baxter-As the World Turns
1959 Mark Aguirre, NBA forward, Detroit Pistons
1958 John J York, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, Mac Scorpio-General Hospital
1958 Paul Hardcastle, keyboardist, Don't Waste My Time, Just for Money
1958 Cornelia Funke, German Author
1957 Michael Clarke Duncan, American Actor
1957 Prem Rawat, Indian Celebrity
1956 Michael VerMeulen, born in Chicago, Illinois, writer, journalist, magazine editor, broke story on U.S. AIDS epidemic, published in Vanity Fair, Parade, GQ founding features editor
1956 Rod Blagojevich, American Politician
1953 Jack Scalia, actor and director, Amore, Deadly Desire, Donor, T-Force
1952 Susan Hallock Dey, Illinois, actress, 1st Love, Partridge Family, LA Law
1952 Clive Anderson, English Entertainer
1952 Susan Dey, American Actress
1951 Frank Beard, U.S. country rock drummer, ZZ Topp
1951 Johnny Rodriquez, U.S., actor, Nashville Girl, La Bamba Party
1950 Simon Owen, Wanganui New Zealand, Australasia golfer
1949 Linda Galloway, LPGA golfer
1948 Jessica Cleaves, born in Los Angeles, California, singer, member, Friends of Distinction, performed with Earth, Wind & Fire
1948 Abu Abbas, Palestinian Politician
1947 Sinaida Woronin, U.S.S.R., gymnast, Olympic-gold/silver/2 bronze-1968
1946 Gloria Loring, New York City, actress and singer, Days of our Life
1946 Walter "Clyde" Orange, Florida, rocker, Commodores-Too Hot to Trot
1945 Eric Boom, Dutch guitarist/producer
1944 Tisha Sterling, born in Hollywood, California, actress, Coogan's Bluff
1943 Chad Stuart, rock vocalist and guitarist, Chad and Jeremy
1943 Theodore Wilson, New York City, actor, That's My Mama, Sanford Arms
1942 Bear Bossu, Berend F Gertenbach, actor/vocalist, Pub Chantant
1941 Fionnula Flanagan, Dublin Ireland, actress, Rich Man Poor Man
1941 Jeff Jones, cricketer, England left-arm pace bowler in 60's
1941 Peter Michael Goetz, actor, Jumping Jack Flash, King Kong Lives
1941 Tommy Kirk, actor, Old Yeller
1941 Tommy Rettig, Jackson Heights, New York, actor, Jeff's Collie-Lassie
1940 William Fred Dempster, born in Berkeley, California, crew member, Biosphere 2
1938 Yuri Temirkanov, Nalchik Russia, conductor, Kirov
1937 Don Bies, Cottonwood ID, PGA golfer, 1975 Sammy Davis Jr
1937 Don Sebesky, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, orchestra leader, Jimmy Dean Show
1933 Grenville Alabaster, cricketer, New Zealand tourist to Australia 1973-74
1930 Clayton K. Yeutter, Nebraska, U.S. trade rep/Republican National chairman
1929 Dan Blocker, born in Texas, actor, Tiny-Cimarron City, Hoss-Bonanza
1928 John Colicos, Toronto, actor, Battlestar Galactica
1926 Dag Schjelderup-Ebbe, composer
1926 Eddie Jones, "Guitar Slim" rocker
1925 Carolyn Ashley Kizer, U.S. writer, Yin, Pulitzer 1985
1923 Abelardo Quinteros, composer
1923 Harold Gould, Schenectady, New York, actor, He and She, Martin-Rhoda, Big Bus
1923 Jorge Semprun, French writer, 2nd mort de R Mercader, Z
1922 Allen Dwight Sapp, composer
1920 Ragnhild Hveger, Denmark, 200m swimmer 1936 Olympics silver
1919 Harrison A. Williams, born in Plainfield, New Jersey, Senator-D-New Jersey 1959 - 1982
1919 Sven-Eric Emanuel Johanson, composer
1918 Anne Gwynne, Waco, Texas, actress, Ride 'em Cowboy, House of Frankenstein
1918 Professor Longhair, king of New Orleans music
1914 Dorothy Lamour, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, actress 'Road to Bali'
1913 Morton Gould, born in Richmond Hill, New York, prolific composer, Verdun
1912 Rien van Nunen, Dutch actor, Spuit Elf
1911 Chet Huntley, Cardwell Mont, newscaster, NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report
1910 Dennis Morgan, Prentice Wisconsin, actor, Dennis-21 Beacon Street
1910 Jill Summers, actress, Agatha Coronation Street
1910 John Hammond Sr, New York City, rock/jazz producer, I Can Tell, So Many Roads
1908 Arnold A. van Ruler, Dutch theologist
1908 Olivier Messiaen, born in Avignon, France, composer, L'Ame en Bourgeon
1907 Amedeo Nazzari, Cagliari Sardinia Italy, actor, Lure of Sila
1907 Michael Blankfort, U.S., writer/producer/director
1907 Rumer Godden, England, author, Thursday's Children
1904 Antonin Novotny, Czechoslovakia, President of Czechoslovakia, 1957-68
1903 George J Lewis, Guadalajara Mexico, sacotr, Don-Zorro
1903 Una Merkel, Covington, Kentucky, actress, 42nd Street, Abraham Lincoln
1903 William Plomer, Transvaal, author, Paper Houses, I Speak of Africa
1898 Anton Mauve, Dutch painter
1898 Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer, Birth of Hero,
1897 Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer, Power of Love
1894 Earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert
1894 Gertrud Kolmar, writer
1894 Paul Dessau, composer
1893 Walter Rein, composer
1891 Nelly Sachs, born in Schoenberg, Berlin, writer, poet, dramatist, Jewish, works include, 'Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels'
1890 George Merritt, born in London, England, actor, I Monster, Q Planes
1889 Ray Collins, born in Sacramento, California, actor, Homecoming, Good Sam, Rose Marie
1886 Victor McLaglen, born in England, actor, Informer, Academy Award-1935
1886 William Booth, cricketer, Yorks all-rounder, England before WW I
1885 Janos Hammerschlag, composer
1885 Mario Varvoglis, composer
1883 Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian lawyer/Foreign Minister/UN-ambassador
1882 Otto Neurath, Australian/British philosopher, Foundation of Social Sciences
1872 Johann Babtist Thaller, composer
1872 Ludwig Klages, German philosopher, study of graves
1870 Adolf Loos, Austria architect, building of houses
1870 Pierre Louijs, France, novelist/poet, Aphrodite, Woman and Puppet
1870 Rudolf W. Canne, Fries playwright, Der de Wier Us
1870 T R McKibbin, cricketer, NSW and Australia off-spinner late 19th century
1868 Louis Victor Saar, composer
1851 Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries
1851 Melvil Dewey, American Inventor
1845 Frederick Pollock, English Judge
1831 Alexander Conze, German archaeologist
1830 Emily Dickinson, born in Amherst, Massachusetts, poet, Collected Poems
1830 Kalman Tisza, premier of Hungary, 1875-90
1824 George MacDonald, Scotland, sci-fi author, Princess and Curdie
1823 Wilhelm Kuhe, composer
1822 Cesar-Auguste-Jean-Guillaume-H Franck, Liege Belg, composer, Rebecca
1822 Thomas Casimer Devin, Major General Union volunteers
1821 Nikolai A. Nekrasov, Russian poet, Russkije Zjenjshiny
1820 David Allen Russell, Army Major General, Union
1813 Errico Petrella, composer
1813 Zachariah Chandler, U.S., merchant/politician, found Republican Party
1805 John E Feisser, theologist/founder 1st Dutch baptist church
1805 William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist publisher, The Liberator
1794 James Wolfe Ripley, Major General Union Army
1787 Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Philadelphia, pioneer of educating the deaf
1765 [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, Dutch minister of Finance/patriot
1764 Louis-Sebastien Lebrun, composer
1745 Thomas Holcroft, English Dramatist
1741 Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer, For the Elderly and Children
1691 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist
1679 Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/Governor of Zeeuws-Flanders
1538 Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer, Faithfull Shepherd











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