December 1 Birthdays in History - December 1 Deaths - December 1 Events
1988 Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz
1977 Brad Delson, born in Agoura, California, musician, guitarist, member of Linkin Park, Grammy-Award winning band, A&R Representative for Warner Bros.' Machine Shop Recordings
1975 Alya Rohali, Miss Universe-Indonesia 1996
1975 Sandra Maidana, Miss Universe-Uruguay 1996
1974 Richard Jordan, linebacker, Detroit Lions
1973 Eric Thomas, Chartage Texas, 400m hurdler
1973 Mia Farrance, Melbourne VIC Australia, canoeist 1996 Olympics
1972 Andre Royal, linebacker for the Carolina Panthers
1972 Charlie Jones, wide reciever for the San Diego Chargers
1971 Oscar Sturgis, WLAF DE for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1971 Rob Zatechka, NFL guard for the New York Giants
1971 Tom Robsock, NFL/WLAF guard, Raiders, Barcelona Dragons
1971 Emily Mortimer, British Actress
1970 Kirk Rueter, Centralia, Illinois, pitcher for the Montreal Expos
1970 Takahiro Ikenoue, WLAF LB for the Rhein Fire
1970 Todd Steussie, NFL guard and tackle for the Minnesota Vikings
1970 Sarah Silverman, American Comedian
1968 Anders Holmertz, Swedish free style swimmer, world record 400m
1968 Eddie Britton, wide reciever for the Baltimore Ravens
1968 Steve Walsh, quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1967 Nestor Carbonell, New York City, actor, Luis-Suddenly Susan
1967 Reggie Sanders, Florence, South Carolina, outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds
1966 Craig David Parry, Sunshine Victoria, PGA golfer, 1994 Honda-2nd
1966 Greg McMichael, born in Knoxville, Tennessee, pitcher, Atlanta Braves
1966 Matthew Laborteaux, actor, Killing Stone, Deadly Friend
1966 Mike Flores, NFL defensive end for the Washington Redskins
1966 Steve Walsh, NFL quarterback for the Chicago Bears
1964 Soren Henriksen, Denmark cricket all-rounder, 86-94 ICC, Lancs 85-86
1963 Arjuna Ranatunga, cricketer, Sri Lankan Test batsman since 1982
1962 Pamela McGee, WNBA center and forward, Sacramento Monarchs
1962 Stan Albers, Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, actor, Curtis-Loving
1961 Barb Mucha, Parma, Ohio, LPGA golfer, 1992 Oldsmobile Classic
1961 Jeremy Northam, English Actor
1960 Carol Altman, born in Queens, New York, Mrs Ron Greshner, actress, Private Parts
1960 Carol Alt, born in Flushing, New York, supermodel, actress, appeared on over 500 magazine covers, known as 'The Face', contestant on 'Celebrity Apprentice'
1958 Charlene Tilton, born in San Diego, California, actress, Lucy Ewing-Dallas
1958 Candace Bushnell, American Writer
1956 Stuart Kimball, rock guitarist, Face To Face
1955 Uwe Benter, born in West Germany, coxsman, Gold Medal 1972 Olympics
1954 Bob Goen, TV host, Wheel of Fortune, Entertainment Tonight
1951 Alexander Panayotov Aleksandrov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut, Soyuz TM-5
1951 Eric Bloom, rock vocalist and guitarist, Blue Oyster Cult
1951 Jaco Pastorius, born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, John Francis Anthony 'Jaco' Pastorius III, musician, electric bass player, jazz genre, style included intricate, higher register solos, voted 'Greatest Bass Player Who Has Ever Lived' by Bass Guitar magazine
1951 Treat Williams, Rowayton CT, actor, Flashpoint, Hair
1950 Richard Keith, Lafayette, Louisiana, actor, Little Ricky-I Love Lucy
1949 Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron
1948 Sarfraz Nawaz, cricketer, successful Pakistani pace bowler 1969-84
1946 Gilbert O'Sullivan, Ireland, singer, Alone Again Naturally
1946 Ho-Jun Li, Korea PR, rifle, Gold Medal 1972 Olympics
1945 Bette Midler, Patterson, New Jersey, singer and actress, Do You Want to Dance?
1945 John Densmore, Louisiana, drummer, Doors-C'mon Light My Fire
1945 Ross Edwards, cricketer, Aussie middle-order bat of the 70's
1943 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, New York City, founder/director, Media Lab at MIT
1943 Orton Enderlein, born in West Germany, luge 1964 Olympic gold
1942 John Crowley, U.S., sci-fi author, Deep, Beasts, Novelty
1942 Peter Kalikow, Queens New York City, real estate developer/publisher, New York Post
1940 Matthias Habich, actor, Straight to the Heart, A Corps Perdu
1940 Mike Denness, cricketer, England batsman and captain mid-70s
1940 Richard Pryor, Illinois, comedian/actor, Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy
1940 Ron Finn, Toronto, NHL linesman
1939 Dianne Lennon, born in Los Angeles, California, singer, Lennon Sisters
1939 Lee Buck Trevino, born in Dallas, Texas, PGA golfer, U.S. Open 1968, 71
1939 Lee Trevino, American Athlete
1938 Bill Playle, cricketer, New Zealand batsman in 8 Tests without distinction
1938 Sandy Nelson, Santa Monica, 50s rocker, Teen Beat, All Night Long
1937 Gordon Crosse, Bury Lancashire England, composer, Grace of Todd
1935 Lou Rawls, born in Chicago, Illinois, vocalist, Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man
1935 Roger Christian, U.S., ice hockey player 1960 Olympics gold
1935 Woody Allen, Allen Konigsberg, Brooklyn, actor, Zelig, Annie Hall
1934 Billy Paul, Philadelphia, singer, Me and Mrs. Jones
1934 Hilly Axwijk, Suriname social worker
1933 James Wolfensohn, Australian Businessman
1933 Alex Campbell, Canadian Politician
1932 Robert T Herres, born in Denver, Colorado, USAF/astronaut
1931 Jimmy Lyons, American Musician
1929 Alan Mouncer, film director/producer
1929 Dick Shawn, Buffalo, New York, actor, Producers, Maid to Order, Angel
1929 Emily McLaughlin, born in White Plains, New York, actress, Jessie-General Hospital
1929 Leon Biriotti, composer
1929 Alfred Moisiu, Statesman
1927 Grant Beglarian, composer
1926 Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress, Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds
1926 Keith Michell, Adelaide Australia, actor, 6 Wives of Henry VIII
1926 Robert Symonds, Bristow Oklahoma, actor, Robert E Lee-Blue and Gray
1925 David Doyle, born in Omaha, Nebraska, actor, John Bosley-Charlie's Angels
1925 Jaime Mendoza-Nava, composer
1925 Jordan Klein, born in Miami, Florida, cameraman/director, Thunderball
1923 Stansfield Turner, CIA director
1922 Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood, Illinois, painter/sculptor, Phoenix
1922 Paul Picerni, New York City, actor, Agent Lee Hobson-Untouchables
1921 Ralph Manza, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart
1919 Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, U.S. ambassador to Belgium, 1977-81
1919 Ike Isaacs, born in Rangoon, Burma, guitarist, played jazz, known for work with Stephane Grappelli, played with Denny Wright in group Velvet in 1970's, taught at the Sydney Guitar School
1918 Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1917 Marty Marion, baseball player, NL MVP 1944
1917 William Tracy, Pitts, actor, To the Shores of Tripoli
1914 Dame Alicia Markova, ballerina, Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32
1914 Johnny Johnston, born in St. Louis, Missouri, singer, Make that Spare
1913 Mary Martin, Weatherford, Texas, actress, Peter Pan, Larry Hagman's mom
1912 Minoru Yamasaki, architect, World Trade Center, New York
1912 Terence Beckles, pianist/teacher
1911 Walter Alston, baseball manager, Dodgers
1911 Wim van Nuland, Willem C Mohlmann, Dutch priest/writer, Doorstep
1911 Walt Alston, American Athlete
1910 Dame Markova, Alicia Lilian Alice Marks, London, ballerina
1910 Joel Fluellen, born in Louisiana, actor, Burning Cross, Learning Tree
1905 Charles Finney, U.S., author, Circus of Dr. Lao
1904 W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president
1902 Morris "Red" Badgro, Wash, NFL hall of famer, Yankees, Giants, Dodgers
1901 Dorothy James, composer
1899 Robert Welch, found John Birch Society
1898 Cyril Ritchard, Sydney Australia, actor, Peter Pan, Hans Brinker
1897 Manuel A. Neat, Curaeaos author, Nobleza di Coerazon
1896 Petko Staynov, composer
1895 Henry Williamson, English Author
1893 Ernst Toller, writer
1893 Herman Griffith, cricketer, pioneering WI pace bowler
1891 Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer, wreck laws
1888 Benjamin Cremieux, French author, Le premier the la Classe
1886 Jack Crawford, cricketer, England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1905-08
1886 Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet, Fugitives and Constants
1886 Rex Stout, mystery writer, Nero Wolf
1886 Willem E Crown, Antillian writer
1885 Guy de Lioncourt, composer
1884 Torben Myer, Copenhagen Denmark, actor, Girl Who Came Back
1883 Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer
1878 Arthur B Spingarn, U.S. NAACP-chairman, 1940-65
1876 Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress, Boefje
1874 Dominicus Johner, composer
1873 Charles JM Ruys de Beerenbrouck, premier of Netherlands, 1918-25, 29-33
1871 Archie MacLaren, cricketer, 424 Lancashire vs. Somerset 1895
1850 Peter Erasmus Lange-Muller, composer
1847 Agathe Grondahl, composer
1844 Alexandra, Danish princess, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
1844 Alfred Cellier, composer
1835 Micah Jenkins, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1832 Archibald Gracie, Jr., Brigadier General Confederate Army
1826 William Mahone, Major General Confederate Army
1823 Ernest Reyer, composer
1814 August Rockel, composer
1810 Joseph Gungl, composer
1800 Mihaly Vorosmarty, Hungary, poet/dramatist, "To a Day-Dreamer"
1792 ... Lobachevsky, mathematician
1787 Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer
1784 Francois Henri Joseph Castil-Blaze, composer
1781 Charles Philippe Lafont, composer
1779 Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer
1743 Martin H Klaproth, German chemist, uranium
1729 Giuseppe Sarti, composer
1726 Eggert Olafsson, Icelandic writer
1726 Oliver Wolcott, U.S. judge/signer Declaration of Independence
1724 Charles Theodoor, elector, Palts and Bayern
1724 Dismas Hatas, composer
1722 A L Karschin, writer
1712 Bernhard Christian Weber, composer
1709 Franz Xaver Richter, composer
1671 ... Keill, mathematician
1671 Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
1634 John-Erasmus Quellinus, Quellien, Flemish painter
1605 Juan de Padilla, composer
1573 Philippus Rovenius, apostile vicar
1566 Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, Governor of Ft. Gorinchem/Nijmegen
1549 Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder, VOC