Birthdays of Personalities on December 1

xxxx :Ryan Roxie, rocker (Electric Angels-I Believe, Whiplash)
1549 :Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)
1566 :Philip, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, gov of Ft Gorinchem/Nijmegen
1573 :Philippus Rovenius, [Rouveen], apostile vicar
1634 :John-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter
1671 :... Keill, mathematician
1671 :Francesco Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius
1722 :A L Karschin, writer
1724 :Charles Theodoor, elector (Palts & Bayern)
1726 :Eggert Olafsson, Icelandic writer
1726 :Oliver Wolcott, US judge/signer (Declar of Independence)
1743 :Martin H Klaproth, German chemist (uranium)
1792 :... Lobachevsky, mathematician
1800 :Mih ly V”r”smarty, Hungary, poet/dramatist ("To a Day-Dreamer")
1826 :William Mahone, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
1832 :Archibald Gracie Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1835 :Micah Jenkins, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1844 :Alexandra, Danish princess/Queen of Great Britain/Ireland
1873 :Charles JM Ruys de Beerenbrouck, premier of Neth (1918-25, 29-33)
1878 :Arthur B Spingarn, US NAACP-chairman (1940-65)
1884 :Karl Schmidt[-Rottluff], German painter/sculptor (Brcke)
1886 :Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (Fugitives & Constants)
1886 :Rex Stout, mystery writer (Nero Wolf)
1886 :Willem E Crown, Antillian writer
1888 :Benjamin Cr‚mieux, French author (Le premier the la Classe)
1891 :Foppe G Scheltema, Dutch lawyer (wreck laws)
1893 :Ernst Toller, writer
1897 :Manuel A Neat, Cura‡aos author (Nobleza di Coerazon)
1899 :Robert Welch, found John Birch Society
1904 :W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president
1905 :Charles Finney, US, author (Circus of Dr Lao)
1909 :Jan Koplowitz, writer
1910 :Dame Markova, [Alicia Lilian Alice Marks], London, ballerina
1911 :Wim van Nuland, [Willem C M”hlmann], Dutch priest/writer (Doorstep)
1912 :Minoru Yamasaki, architect (World Trade Center, NY)
1912 :Terence Beckles, pianist/teacher
1914 :Dame Alicia Markova, ballerina (Diaghilev Ballet Russe 1925-32)
1914 :Johnny Johnston, St Louis Mo, singer (Make that Spare)
1918 :Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1919 :Anne Cox Chambers, Dayton Ohio, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81)
1919 :Ike Isaacs, guitarist
1922 :Geraldine McCulloug, Maywood Ill, painter/sculptor (Phoenix)
1923 :Stansfield Turner, CIA director
1925 :Jordan Klein, Miami Fla, cameraman/director (Thunderball)
1929 :Alan Mouncer, film director/producer
1932 :Robert T Herres, Denver Colo, USAF/astronaut
1934 :Billy Paul, Phila, singer (Me & Mrs Jones)
1934 :Hilly Axwijk, Suriname social worker
1935 :Lou Rawls, Chic Ill, vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man)
1938 :Sandy Nelson, Santa Monica, 50s rocker (Teen Beat, All Night Long)
1939 :Dianne Lennon, LA Calif, singer (Lennon Sisters)
1940 :Richard Pryor, Ill, comedian/actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy)
1942 :John Crowley, US, sci-fi author (Deep, Beasts, Novelty)
1942 :Peter Kalikow, Queens NYC, real estate developer/publisher (NY Post)
1943 :Nicholas Peter Negroponte, NYC, founder/director (Media Lab at MIT)
1945 :Bette Midler, Patterson NJ, singer/actress (Do You Want to Dance?)
1945 :John Densmore, LA, drummer (Doors-C'mon Light My Fire)
1946 :Gilbert O'Sullivan, Ireland, singer (Alone Again Naturally)
1949 :Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombian drug baron
1951 :Alexander Panayotov Aleksandrov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-5)
1951 :Eric Bloom, rock vocalist/guitarist (Blue Oyster Cult)
1951 :Jaco Pastorius, US jazz guitarist (Weather Report-Word of Mouth)
1954 :Bob Goen, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Entertainment Tonight)
1956 :Stuart Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face)
1960 :Carol Alt[man], Queens NY (Mrs Ron Greshner)/actress (Private Parts)
1966 :Greg McMichael, Knoxville TN, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
1967 :Reggie Sanders, Florence SC, outfielder (Cin Reds)
1968 :Anders Holmertz, Swedish free style swimmer (world record 400m)
1968 :Eddie Britton, wide reciever (Baltimore Ravens)
1968 :Steve Walsh, quarterback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1970 :Kirk Rueter, Centralia IL, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
1970 :Takahiro Ikenoue, WLAF LB (Rhein Fire)
1971 :Oscar Sturgis, WLAF DE (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1972 :Andre Royal, linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
1972 :Charlie Jones, wide reciever (San Diego Chargers)
1973 :Eric Thomas, Chartage Texas, 400m hurdler
1974 :Richard Jordan, linebacker (Detroit Lions)
1975 :Alya Rohali, Miss Universe-Indonesia (1996)
1975 :Sandra Maidana, Miss Universe-Uruguay (1996)
1976 :Konerak Sinthasomphone, Milwaukee Wisc, Jeffrey Dahmer's victim
1988 :Zoe Kravitz, daughter of Lisa Bonet & Lenny Kravitz



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