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December 11 is the 345th day of the year (346th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 20 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 1445Eberhard I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1496)
  • 1465Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489)
  • 1475Pope Leo X (d. 1521)[12]
  • 1566Manuel Cardoso, Portuguese organist and composer (d. 1650)
  • 1595Heo Mok, Korean politician, poet and scholar (d. 1682)

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1904Marge, American cartoonist (d. 1993)
  • 1905Robert Henriques, English farmer, author, and broadcaster (d. 1967)
  • 1905 – Gilbert Roland, Mexican-American actor and singer (d. 1994)
  • 1908Elliott Carter, American composer and academic (d. 2012)
  • 1908 – Manoel de Oliveira, Portuguese actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
  • 1908 – Hákun Djurhuus, Faroese educator and politician, fourth Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (d. 1987)
  • 1908 – Amon Göth, Austrian Nazi war criminal (d. 1946)
  • 1909Ronald McKie, Australian soldier, journalist, and author (d. 1991)
  • 1910Mildred Cleghorn, Native American chairwoman and educator (d. 1997)[16]
  • 1911Val Guest, English-American director, producer, screenwriter, and composer (d. 2006)
  • 1911 – Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian author, playwright, and screenwriter, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2006)
  • 1911 – Qian Xuesen, Chinese aerodynamicist and academic (d. 2009)
  • 1912Carlo Ponti, Italian-Swiss film producer (d. 2007)
  • 1913Jean Marais, French actor and director (d. 1998)
  • 1916Pérez Prado, Cuban-Mexican singer-songwriter, pianist, and bandleader (d. 1989)
  • 1916 – Elena Garro, Mexican author and playwright (d. 1998)
  • 1918Clinton Adams, American painter and historian (d. 2002)
  • 1918 – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist, historian, and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2008)
  • 1919Cliff Michelmore, English television host and producer (d. 2016)
  • 1919 – Marie Windsor, American actress (d. 2000)
  • 1920Mary Ivy Burks, American environmental activist (d. 2007)[17]
  • 1920 – Denis Jenkinson, English motorcycle racer and journalist (d. 1996)
  • 1921Ilmar Laaban, Estonian poet and publicist (d. 2000)
  • 1921 – Liz Smith, English actress (d. 2016)
  • 1922Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer-songwriter (d. 2005)
  • 1922 – Dilip Kumar, Pakistani-Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2021[18])
  • 1922 – Maila Nurmi, Finnish-American actress, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2008)
  • 1922 – Grace Paley, American short story writer and poet (d. 2007)
  • 1923Betsy Blair, American actress and dancer (d. 2009)
  • 1923 – Lillian Cahn, Hungarian-born American businesswoman, co-founded Coach, Inc. (d. 2013)
  • 1923 – Morrie Turner, American comics creator (d. 2014)
  • 1924Doc Blanchard, American football player and colonel (d. 2009)
  • 1925Aaron Feuerstein, American businessman and philanthropist
  • 1925 – Paul Greengard, American neuroscientist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2019)
  • 1925 – James Sullivan, American politician (d. 2012)
  • 1926Big Mama Thornton, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • 1927John Buscema, American illustrator (d. 2002)
  • 1929Axel Anderson, German actor and production manager (d. 2012)
  • 1929 – Subhash Gupte, Indian cricketer (d. 2002)
  • 1930Chus Lampreave, Spanish actress (d. 2016)
  • 1930 – Jean-Louis Trintignant, French actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1931Rajneesh, Indian guru, mystic, and educator (d. 1990)
  • 1931 – Ronald Dworkin, American philosopher and scholar (d. 2013)
  • 1931 – Rita Moreno, Puerto Rican-American actress, singer, and dancer
  • 1932Enrique Bermúdez, Nicaraguan colonel and engineer (d. 1991)
  • 1932 – Keith Waldrop, American author and poet
  • 1933Aquilino Pimentel, Jr., Filipino civil servant and politician, 23rd President of the Senate of the Philippines (d. 2019)
  • 1934Salim Durani, Afghan-Indian cricketer
  • 1935Pranab Mukherjee, Indian journalist and politician, 13th President of India (d. 2020)
  • 1935 – Elmer Vasko, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • 1936Taku Yamasaki, Japanese politician
  • 1936 – Hans van den Broek, Dutch lawyer and politician, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1937Jim Harrison, American novelist, essayist, and poet (d. 2016)
  • 1938Enrico Macias, Algerian-French singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1938 – McCoy Tyner, American jazz musician (d. 2020)
  • 1939Tom Hayden, American activist and politician (d. 2016)
  • 1939 – Thomas McGuane, American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter
  • 1940David Gates, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1940 – Donna Mills, American actress and producer
  • 1941Max Baucus, American lawyer, politician, and diplomat, 11th United States Ambassador to China
  • 1941 – J. P. Parisé, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager (d. 2015)
  • 1941 – Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch conductor and composer (d. 1988)
  • 1941 – J. Frank Wilson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1991)
  • 1942Anna Carteret, English actress
  • 1943John Kerry, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician, 68th United States Secretary of State
  • 1944Jon Garrison, American tenor and educator
  • 1944 – Lynda Day George, American actress
  • 1944 – Michael Lang, American concert promoter and producer (d. 2022)[19]
  • 1944 – Brenda Lee, American singer-songwriter
  • 1946Rhoma Irama, Indonesian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1946 – Rick McCosker, Australian cricketer
  • 1946 – Diana Palmer, American journalist and author
  • 1948Tanimura Shinji, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • 1948 – Stamatis Spanoudakis, Greek guitarist and composer
  • 1949Christina Onassis, American-born Greek/Argentine businesswoman, socialite, and heiress (d. 1988)
  • 1951Mazlan Othman, Malaysian astrophysicist and astronomer
  • 1951 – Ria Stalman, Dutch discus thrower and shot putter
  • 1953Bess Armstrong, American actress
  • 1954Brad Bryant, American golfer
  • 1954 – Sylvester Clarke, Barbadian cricketer (d. 1999)
  • 1954 – Santiago Creel, Mexican lawyer and politician, Mexican Secretary of the Interior
  • 1954 – Jermaine Jackson, American singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
  • 1954 – Guðlaugur Kristinn Óttarsson, Icelandic guitarist, mathematician, and engineer
  • 1955Gene Grossman, American economist and academic
  • 1955 – Stu Jackson, American basketball player, coach, and manager
  • 1955 – Ray Kelvin, British fashion designer
  • 1955 – Christian Sackewitz, German footballer and manager
  • 1956Lani Brockman, American actress and director
  • 1956 – Andrew Lansley, English politician, Secretary of State for Health
  • 1957Peter Bagge, American author and illustrator
  • 1958Chris Hughton, English-born Irish footballer and manager
  • 1958 – Tom Shadyac, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1958 – Nikki Sixx, American bass player, songwriter, and producer
  • 1961Dave King, Irish-American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1961 – Steve Nicol, Scottish footballer and manager
  • 1961 – Macky Sall, Senegalese engineer and politician, fourth President of Senegal
  • 1961 – Marco Pierre White, English chef and mentor
  • 1963Mario Been, Dutch footballer and manager
  • 1963 – Mark Greatbatch, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1963 – Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, German tennis player
  • 1963 – John Lammers, Dutch footballer and manager
  • 1963 – Nigel Winterburn, English footballer and coach
  • 1964Justin Currie, British singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1964 – Dave Schools, American singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
  • 1964 – Carolyn Waldo, Canadian swimmer and sportscaster
  • 1965Jay Bell, American baseball player and coach
  • 1965 – Gavin Hill, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1965 – Glenn Lazarus, Australian rugby league player and politician
  • 1965 – Giannis Ragousis, Greek economist and politician, Greek Minister for National Defence
  • 1966Gary Dourdan, American actor
  • 1966 – Göran Kropp, Swedish race car driver and mountaineer (d. 2002)
  • 1966 – Erik Honoré, Norwegian guitarist and producer
  • 1966 – Leon Lai, Hong Kong singer and actor
  • 1967Peter Kelamis, Australian voice actor
  • 1967 – Mo'Nique, American comedian, actress, and producer
  • 1967 – Chris Shepherd, English animator, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1968Emmanuelle Charpentier, French researcher in microbiology, genetics and biochemistry, and Nobel laureate[20]
  • 1968 – Fabrizio Ravanelli, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1969Viswanathan Anand, Indian chess player
  • 1969 – Stig Inge Bjørnebye, Norwegian footballer and manager
  • 1969 – Max Martini, American actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1969 – Alessandro Melli, Italian footballer and manager
  • 1970Victoria Fuller, American model and actress
  • 1971Willie McGinest, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1972Daniel Alfredsson, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1972 – Sami Al-Jaber, Saudi Arabian footballer and manager
  • 1972 – Murray Goodwin, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1972 – Andriy Husin, Ukrainian footballer and manager (d. 2014)
  • 1973Mos Def, American rapper
  • 1974Rey Mysterio, American wrestler
  • 1974 – Maarten Lafeber, Dutch golfer
  • 1974 – Ben Shephard, English journalist and television host
  • 1974 – Gete Wami, Ethiopian runner
  • 1974 – Lisa Ortiz, American theatre and voice actress
  • 1975Gerben de Knegt, Dutch cyclist
  • 1976Shareef Abdur-Rahim, American basketball player, coach, and manager
  • 1976 – Yujiro Shirakawa, Japanese actor
  • 1977 – Mark Streit, Swiss ice hockey player
  • 1978Roy Wood, Jr., American comedian, actor, and radio host
  • 1979Valdis Mintals, Estonian figure skater
  • 1979 – Rider Strong, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1980Kristjan Kitsing, Estonian basketball player
  • 1980 – Adi Keissar, Israeli poet
  • 1981Jason Kennedy, American journalist
  • 1981 – Jeff McComsey, American author and illustrator
  • 1981 – Paul Medhurst, Australian footballer
  • 1981 – Javier Saviola, Argentinian footballer
  • 1982Pablo Pérez Companc, Argentinian race car driver
  • 1984Leighton Baines, English footballer
  • 1984 – Sandra Echeverría, Mexican actress and singer
  • 1984 – James Ellsworth, American wrestler
  • 1985Karla Souza, Mexican actress
  • 1986Roy Hibbert, American basketball player
  • 1987Clifton Geathers, American football player
  • 1987 – Alex Russell, Australian actor[21]
  • 1987 – Miranda Tapsell, Australian actress
  • 1988Tim Southee, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1990Derrick Nix, American basketball player
  • 1992Tiffany Alvord, American singer-songwriter
  • 1992 – Dalton Pompey, Canadian baseball player
  • 1993Yalitza Aparicio, Mexican actress[22]
  • 1995Abbi Grant, Scottish footballer[23]
  • 1996Hailee Steinfeld, American actress, singer and songwriter
  • 2000Emily Whitehead, artistic gymnast[24]

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1906Charles Townsend, American fencer, engineer, and academic (b. 1872)
  • 1909Ludwig Mond, German-born chemist and British industrialist who discovered the metal carbonyls (b. 1839)
  • 1913Carl von In der Maur, Governor of Liechtenstein (b. 1852)
  • 1918Ivan Cankar, Slovenian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1876)
  • 1920Olive Schreiner, South African author and activist (b. 1855)
  • 1936Myron Grimshaw, American baseball player (b. 1875)[28]
  • 1937Jaan Anvelt, Estonian theorist and politician (b. 1884)
  • 1937 – Hugh Thackeray Turner, English architect and painter (b. 1853)
  • 1938Christian Lous Lange, Norwegian historian and educator, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1869)
  • 1941John Gillespie Magee, Jr., American pilot and poet (b. 1922)
  • 1941 – Émile Picard, French mathematician and academic (b. 1856)
  • 1945Charles Fabry, French physicist and academic (b. 1867)
  • 1950Leslie Comrie, New Zealand astronomer and author (b. 1893)
  • 1951Mustafa Muğlalı, Turkish general (b. 1882)
  • 1951 – Hijri Dede, Iraqi Turkmen poet and writer (b. 1881)
  • 1953Sedat Simavi, Turkish journalist and director (b. 1896)
  • 1957Musidora, French actress, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1889)
  • 1959Jim Bottomley, American baseball player and manager (b. 1900)[29]
  • 1964Sam Cooke, American singer-songwriter (b. 1931)
  • 1964 – Percy Kilbride, American actor (b. 1888)
  • 1966Augusta Fox Bronner, American psychologist, specialist in juvenile psychology (b. 1881)
  • 1968Richard Sagrits, Estonian painter and author (b. 1910)
  • 1968 – Arthur Hays Sulzberger, American publisher (b. 1891)
  • 1971Maurice McDonald, American businessman, co-founded McDonald's (b. 1902)
  • 1975Lee Wiley, American singer (b. 1908)
  • 1975 – Nihal Atsız, Turkish philosopher, author, and poet (b. 1905)
  • 1978Vincent du Vigneaud, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1901)
  • 1978 – Paul O'Dea, American baseball player and manager (b. 1920)
  • 1979James J. Gibson, American psychologist and author (b. 1904)
  • 1983Neil Ritchie, Guyanese-English general (b. 1897)
  • 1984Oskar Seidlin, German-American author, poet, and scholar (b. 1911)
  • 1984 – George Waggner, American director, producer and actor (b. 1894)
  • 1987G. A. Kulkarni, Indian author and academic (b. 1923)
  • 1989Louise Dahl-Wolfe, American photographer (b. 1895)
  • 1991Robert Q. Lewis, American actor, comedian, game show host/panelist, and television personality (b. 1921)
  • 1991 – Artur Lundkvist, Swedish author and critic (b. 1906)
  • 1994Philip Phillips, American archaeologist and scholar (b. 1900)
  • 1995Greg Bahnsen, American minister and philosopher (b. 1948)
  • 1996Willie Rushton, English cartoonist, author, and publisher, co-founded Private Eye (b. 1937)
  • 1997Eddie Chapman, English spy (b. 1914)
  • 1997 – Simon Jeffes, English guitarist and composer (b. 1949)
  • 1998André Lichnerowicz, French physicist and mathematician (b. 1915)
  • 1998 – Lynn Strait, American singer-songwriter (b. 1968)
  • 2000Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Pakistani politician and diplomat (b. 1915)
  • 2000 – David Lewis, American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2001Mainza Chona, Zambian lawyer and politician, first Prime Minister of Zambia (b. 1930)
  • 2003Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian author and playwright (b. 1927)
  • 2004José Luis Cuciuffo, Argentinian footballer (b. 1962)
  • 2004 – Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand runner and coach (b. 1917)
  • 2008Bettie Page, American model (b. 1923)
  • 2010Dick Hoerner, American football player (b. 1922)
  • 2011John Patrick Foley, American cardinal (b. 1935)
  • 2012Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano and actress (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Mendel Weinbach, Polish-Israeli rabbi and scholar (b. 1933)
  • 2012 – Ravi Shankar, Indian-American sitar player and composer (b. 1920)
  • 2013Nadir Afonso, Portuguese painter and architect (b. 1920)
  • 2013 – Barbara Branden, Canadian-American author and academic (b. 1929)
  • 2013 – Javier Jáuregui (boxer), Mexican boxer (b. 1973)
  • 2013 – Sheikh Mussa Shariefi, Indian philosopher and scholar (b. 1942)
  • 2014Hans Wallat, German conductor and director (b. 1929)
  • 2015Abish Kekilbayev, Kazakh academic and politician (b. 1939)
  • 2015 – H. Arnold Steinberg, Canadian businessman, philanthropist, and academic (b. 1933)
  • 2015 – Hema Upadhyay, Indian painter and sculptor (b. 1972)
  • 2015 – John "Hot Rod" Williams, American basketball player (b. 1962)
  • 2015 – Ken Woolley, Australian architect (b. 1933)
  • 2017Keith Chegwin, British TV presenter (b. 1957)[30]
  • 2020James Flynn, New Zealand intelligence researcher. (b. 1934)[31]
  • 2021Anne Rice, American author (b. 1941)[32]

Holidays and observances

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