December 11 Birthdays in History - December 11 Deaths - December 11 Events



1980 Rider Strong, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Shawn Hunter-Boy Meets World
1976 Shareef AbdurRahim, NBA forward for the Vancouver Grizzlies
1974 Kevin Devine, cornerback/kick returner for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1973 Erin Moorad, born in Chicago, Illinois, pairs skater, & Richard Gillam
1973 Luke Casserly, Australian soccer defender, Olyroos, 1996 Olympics
1973 Ralph Intranuovo, East York, NHL center for the Edmonton Oilers
1973 Mos Def, also known as Dante Terrel Smith, American Musician
1972 Daniel Alfredsson, Grums Swe, NHL right wing, Ottawa Senators
1972 Francisco Rodriguez, born in Brooklyn, New York, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins
1972 Robert Robinson, CFL defensive linebacker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1971 Cedric Ihalauw, soccer player, Roda JC
1971 Willie McGinest, NFL outside linebacker for the New England Patriots
1971 Harry Knowles, American Critic
1970 Danan Hughes, NFL wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs
1970 Doug Nussmeier, NFL quarterback for the New Orleans Saints
1970 Errict Rhett, NFL running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1970 Victoria Fuller, born in Santa Barbara, California, playmate, Jan, 1996
1968 Derek Bell, Tampa Florida, outfielder for the Houston Astros
1968 Mark Dailey, Parma Ohio, 1.5k runner
1967 Davidson Matyczuk, Thunder Bay Ont, golfer, Thunder Bay-1986, 87
1967 Jackie Gallagher-Smith, LPGA golfer
1967 Katy Steding, Lake Oswego Oregon, basketball forward, Gold Medal 1996 Olympics
1967 Richard Stemp, cricketer, Yorkshire and England A left-arm spinner
1966 Terry Sharpe, rocker, The Adventures, Starjets-Starjets
1965 Jay Bell, Eglin AFB, Florida, infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates
1965 Laurie Carr, born in Dallas, Texas, playmate, Dec, 1986
1964 Dave Gagner, Chatham, NHL center for the Toronto Maple Leafs
1964 Justin Currie, Scottish rock vocalist/bassist, Del Amitri
1964 Thomas Howard, born in Middletown, Ohio, outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds
1963 Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, born in West Germany, tennis star
1963 John Lammers, Dutch soccer player, NAC
1963 Mark Greatbatch, cricketer, big-hitting New Zealand opener
1962 Ejo Elburg, Dutch soccer player, Pax, NEC
1962 Kim Linehan, swimmer, 1979 1500m World record
1961 Mike Henneman, St. Charles, Missouri, pitcher for the Texas Rangers
1960 Danny Mijovic, Belgrade Yugo, Canadian Tour golfer, 1984 Mexican
1960 Mary Beth Zimmerman, Mount Vernon, Illinois, LPGA golfer, 1987 Henredon Classic
1959 David Iwasaki-Smith, Warragul VIC, Australasia golfer
1959 Jean-Louis Lamarre, La Prairie Que, golfer, Quebec PGA-1982, 85
1959 Tina Gayle, Frankfurt GFR, Cowboy cheerleader/actress, Kathy-Chips
1958 Nicki Sixx, born in San Jose, California, rock guitarist, Motley Crue-Girls Girls
1958 Regina Marsikova, Czechoslovakia, tennis star
1958 Nikki Sixx, born in San Jose, California, musician, songwriter, member, Motley Crue, plays hard rock, heavy metal genres, wrote, most successful album 'Dr. Feelgood'
1955 Stu Jackson, Reading, Pennsylvania, NBA coach, New York Knicks, 1989-90
1954 Bradley Dub Bryant, Amarillo, Texas, PGA golfer, 1995 Walt Disney
1954 Jermaine Jackson, born in Gary, Indiana, singer, Jackson 5-ABC
1954 Sylvester Clarke, cricketer, West Indian fast bowler and brick-thrower
1953 Bess Armstrong, born in Baltimore, Maryland, actress, Julia-On Our Own, 4 Seasons, Jaws
1953 Ken Wahl, actor, Wanderers, Wise Guys
1953 Peter Isacksen, Dover, New Hampshire, actor, CPO Sharkey, Jessie
1952 Susan Seidelman, director, Desperately Seeking Susan
1951 Robert Cochran, Claremont Vt, skier, Olympics-1972
1950 Christine Onassis, Andreadis, New York City, Aristotle's daughter
1948 Elizabeth Baur, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Fran-Ironside, Teresa-Lancer
1947 Tom Fuccello, Newark, New Jersey, actor, Dave-Dallas
1946 Rick McCosker, cricketer, fine Australian opener 1975-80
1946 Teri Garr, born in Lakewood, Ohio, actress, Mr Mom, Young Frankenstein
1945 Robert Pickett, born in Somerville, Massachusetts, stage name, Bobby Boris Pickett, singer, co-wrote and performed hit 'Monster Mash'
1944 Brenda Lee, born in Lithonia, Georgia, singer, I'm Sorry
1944 David Ashley White, composer
1944 Lynda Day George, San Marcos, Texas, actress, Casey-Mission Impossible
1943 Donna Mills, born in Chicago, Illinois, actress, Knots Landing, Incident
1943 John F. Kerry, American Politician
1942 Karen Susman, tennis pro, Wimbledon 1962
1941 Max Baucus, born in Helena, Montana, Representative-R-Montana 1975 - 1978, Senator-D-Montana 1978 -
1941 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor
1939 David Gates, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, rock vocalist, Bread-Baby I'm A Want You
1939 Thomas McGuane, U.S., writer, Colf Feet, Tom Horn, Missouri Breaks
1939 Tom Hayden, born in Detroit, Michigan, California politician
1937 Adrian J Vlok, South African NP-minister of Law and Order, 1986-
1937 Jim Harrison, American Writer
1936 Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister, -1992
1935 Femke Boersma, Dutch actress, Verjaring, Pastorale 1943
1934 Ron Carey, Newark, New Jersey, actor, Barney Miller, Montefuscos, High Anxiety
1934 Salim Durani, cricketer, successful Indian batsman of 60's
1933 Earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter, Chansons van Earnest
1932 Aldar Kovacsi, born in Hungary, pentathelete, Gold Medal 1952 Olympics
1932 Anne Heywood, Violet Pretty, Engl, Miss GB, 1949, actress, Brain
1932 Wynn Irwin, New York City, actor, Lotsa Luck, Sugar Time
1931 Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, leader B-sect/guru of rich
1931 Richard Devon, born in Glendale California, actor, Battle of Blood Island
1931 Rita Moreno, Rosa Dolores Alverio, Humacao PR, West Side Story
1930 Jean-Louis Trintignant, France, actor and director, Man and a Woman, Z
1930 Leonard Friedman, violinist
1929 S P "Fergie" Gupte, cricketer, brilliant Indian leg-spinner
1928 Tomas Gutierrez Alea, filmmaker
1927 Stein Eriksen, Norway, giant slalom 1952 Olympics gold
1926 Big Mama Thornton, blues singer, Ball and Chain, Stronger than Dirt
1924 Marie Windsor, Emily Marie Bertelson, Utah, actress, Double Deal
1923 Betsy Blair, actress, Marty
1922 Grace Paley, born in New York, short story writer, political activist, pacifist, poet
1922 Peter Birch, Bronx, choreographer, Jane Froman's USA Canteen
1920 Eddy Firestone, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Eddy-Mixed Doubles
1918 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, born in Kislovodsk, Russia, Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, writer, won Nobel Prize, 1970, wrote 'The Gulag Archipelago', exiled in 1974
1915 Anna van Beers, Graeve, actress, A Woman like Eve
1913 Carlo Ponti, Milan Italy, married to Sophia Loren/director, 2 Women
1913 Jean Marais, Cherbourgh France, actor, Donkey Skin, Orpheus
1911 Nagib Machfus, Egyptian writer, Nobel 1988
1911 Vincent Henry Kemp, poet
1910 Robert Grieve, civil servant
1908 Elliott Cook Carter, Jr., New York City, composer, Tom and Lily
1908 Elliot Carter, American Composer
1908 Elliott Carter, American Composer
1907 Norbert Rosseau, composer
1906 Birago Diop, Senegalees writer/ambassador, Leurres et Lueurs
1905 Eugen Fink, German philosopher
1905 Gilbert Roland, Luis Alonso, born in Juarez, Mexico, actor, Juarez, Barbarosa
1905 Koos van de Griend, composer
1904 Joe Coral, bookmaker
1901 Michael Oakeshott, English Philosopher
1899 Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst
1898 Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish poet, Barfotabarn
1896 Georgi K Zjukov, Russian minister of Defense, WW II
1892 Leo Ornstein, Kremenchug Russia, composer, Bio in Sonata Form
1890 Carlos Gardel, Argentinian Musician
1890 Mark Tobey, American Artist
1889 Paul Kornfeld, writer
1889 Walter Knott, American Businessman
1882 Fiorello La Guardia, Mayor-R-NYC, 1933-45
1882 Max Born, Germany, physicist, quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954
1882 Fiorello LaGuardia, American Politician
1876 Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, composer
1874 Paul Wegener, German actor and director, Student of Prag
1868 Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer
1863 Annie Jump Cannon, U.S., stellar spectroscopist, Harvard-classification
1856 Georgi V Plechanov, Russian revolutionary theorist
1856 Georgi Valentinovich Plechanow, born in Tambov, Russia, pseudonym, Volgin, writer, author, organized Russia's first political demonstration
1855 Julian Edwards, composer
1849 Ellen Key, Swedish theory/author/feminist, Courageous Woman
1843 Robert Koch, German bacteriologist, TB, cholera, Nobel 1905
1840 Kemal Bey, Turkey, poet and author, Fatherland-1872
1838 Emil Rathenau, German industrialist, AEG
1838 Whitney Eugene Thayer, composer
1836 Jan Boissevain, Dutch politician/ship owner
1835 Adolf Stoecker, German anti semite/PM
1823 Yury Nikolayevich Golitsin, composer
1810 Alfred de Musset, Paris, writer, Un Caprice, Bettine
1803 Hector Berlioz, Cote-Saint-Andre, Isere, France, composer, Manque
1801 Christian Dietrich Grabbe, born in Detmold, Germany, writer, dramatist, anti-Semite, idolized by the Nazis, works include, 'Hannibal', 1835
1797 Hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral Union Navy
1793 Pietro Coppola, composer
1783 Max von Schenkendorf, German poet
1781 David Brewster, Scotland, physicist/inventor, kaleidoscope
1758 Carl Friedrich Zelter, composer
1757 Charles Wesley, composer
1725 George Mason, American Statesman
1712 Francesco Algarotti, Italian earl/encyclopedic, Viaggio in Russia
1676 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer
1566 Manuel Cardoso, composer
1475 Leo X, Giovanni de' Medici, Italy, Pope, 1513 - 1521











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