December 14

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December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 17 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 1009Go-Suzaku, emperor of Japan (d. 1045)
  • 1332Frederick III, German nobleman (d. 1381)
  • 1546Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer and chemist (d. 1601)
  • 1599Charles Berkeley, 2nd Viscount Fitzhardinge, English politician (d. 1668)

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1901Henri Cochet, French tennis player (d. 1987)
  • 1901 – Paul of Greece (d. 1964)
  • 1902Frances Bavier, American actress (d. 1989)
  • 1902 – Herbert Feigl, Austrian philosopher from the Vienna Circle (d. 1988)
  • 1903Walter Rangeley, English sprinter (d. 1982)
  • 1904Virginia Coffey, American civil rights activist (d. 2003)
  • 1908Morey Amsterdam, American actor, singer, and screenwriter (d. 1996)
  • 1908 – Claude Davey, Welsh rugby player (d. 2001)
  • 1908 – Mária Szepes, Hungarian journalist, author, and screenwriter (d. 2007)
  • 1909Edward Lawrie Tatum, American geneticist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1975)
  • 1911Spike Jones, American singer and bandleader (d. 1965)
  • 1911 – Hans von Ohain, German-American physicist and engineer (d. 1998)
  • 1911 – Jerzy Iwanow-Szajnowicz, Greek-Polish swimmer and water polo player (d. 1943)
  • 1914Karl Carstens, German lieutenant and politician, 5th President of the Federal Republic of Germany (d. 1992)
  • 1914 – Rosalyn Tureck, American pianist and harpsichord player (d. 2003)
  • 1915Dan Dailey, American dancer and actor (d. 1978)
  • 1916Shirley Jackson, American novelist and short story writer (d. 1965)
  • 1917C.-H. Hermansson, Swedish author and politician (d. 2016)
  • 1917 – Elyse Knox, American actress and fashion designer (d. 2012)
  • 1917 – June Taylor, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2004)
  • 1918James T. Aubrey, American broadcaster (d. 1994)
  • 1918 – Radu Beligan, Romanian actor and director (d. 2016)
  • 1918 – B. K. S. Iyengar, Indian yoga instructor and author, founded Iyengar Yoga (d. 2014)
  • 1920Clark Terry, American trumpet player, composer, and educator (d. 2015)
  • 1922Nikolay Basov, Russian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2001)
  • 1922 – Don Hewitt, American journalist and producer, created 60 Minutes (d. 2009)
  • 1922 – Junior J. Spurrier, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1984)
  • 1923Gerard Reve, Dutch-Belgian author and poet (d. 2006)
  • 1924Raj Kapoor, Indian actor, director, and producer (d. 1988)
  • 1925Sam Jones, American baseball player (d. 1971)
  • 1927Richard Cassilly, American tenor and actor (d. 1998)
  • 1927 – Koos Rietkerk, Dutch lawyer and politician, Dutch Minister of the Interior (d. 1986)
  • 1929Ron Jarden, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1977)
  • 1930David R. Harris, English geographer, anthropologist, and archaeologist (d. 2013)
  • 1930 – Margaret Bakkes, South African author (d. 2016)
  • 1931Jon Elia, Pakistani philosopher, poet, and scholar (d. 2002)
  • 1931 – Vladimir-Georg Karassev-Orgusaar, Estonian director and politician (d. 2015)
  • 1932George Furth, American actor and playwright (d. 2008)
  • 1932 – Abbe Lane, American actress, singer, and dancer
  • 1932 – Charlie Rich, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1995)
  • 1934Shyam Benegal, Indian director and screenwriter
  • 1934 – Charlie Hodge, American guitarist and singer (d. 2006)
  • 1935Lewis Arquette, American actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2001)
  • 1935 – Lee Remick, American actress (d. 1991)
  • 1938Leonardo Boff, Brazilian theologian and author
  • 1938 – Charlie Griffith, Barbadian cricketer
  • 1939Ann Cryer, English academic and politician
  • 1939 – Ernie Davis, American football player (d. 1963)
  • 1940Lex Gold, Scottish footballer and civil servant
  • 1941Karan Armstrong, American soprano and actress (d. 2021)
  • 1941 – Ellen Willis, American journalist, critic, and academic (d. 2006)
  • 1942Chris Harris, English actor and director (d. 2014)
  • 1942 – Dick Wagner, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014)
  • 1943Tommy McAvoy, Scottish politician
  • 1943 – Emmett Tyrrell, American journalist, author, and publisher, founded The American Spectator
  • 1944Graham Kirkham, Baron Kirkham, English businessman, founded DFS
  • 1944 – Denis Thwaites, English professional footballer murdered in the 2015 Sousse attacks (d. 2015)[19]
  • 1946Antony Beevor, English historian and author
  • 1946 – Jane Birkin, English-French actress and singer
  • 1946 – John Du Prez, English conductor and composer
  • 1946 – Patty Duke, American actress (d. 2016)
  • 1946 – Ruth Fuchs, German javelin thrower and politician
  • 1946 – Peter Lorimer, Scottish footballer (d. 2021)
  • 1946 – Michael Ovitz, American talent agent, co-founded Creative Artists Agency
  • 1946 – Stan Smith, American tennis player and coach
  • 1946 – Joyce Vincent Wilson, American singer
  • 1947Christopher Parkening, American guitarist and educator
  • 1947 – Dilma Rousseff, Brazilian economist and politician, 36th President of Brazil
  • 1948Lester Bangs, American journalist and author (d. 1982)
  • 1948 – Kim Beazley, Australian politician and diplomat, 9th Deputy Prime Minister of Australia
  • 1948 – Boudewijn Büch, Dutch author, poet, and television host (d. 2002)
  • 1948 – Peeter Kreitzberg, Estonian lawyer and politician (d. 2011)
  • 1949Bill Buckner, American baseball player and manager (d. 2019)
  • 1949 – Cliff Williams, Australian bass player
  • 1951Jan Timman, Dutch chess player and author
  • 1952John Lurie, American actor, saxophonist, painter, director, and producer
  • 1953Vijay Amritraj, Indian tennis player and sportscaster
  • 1953 – Wade Davis, Canadian anthropologist, author, and photographer
  • 1953 – René Eespere, Estonian composer
  • 1953 – Vangelis Meimarakis, Greek lawyer and politician, 4th Greek Minister for National Defence
  • 1953 – Mikael Odenberg, Swedish soldier and politician, 29th Swedish Minister for Defence
  • 1954Alan Kulwicki, American race car driver (d. 1993)
  • 1954 – Steve MacLean, Canadian physicist and astronaut
  • 1955Jane Crafter, Australian golfer
  • 1955 – Jill Pipher, American mathematician and academic
  • 1956Linda Fabiani, Scottish politician
  • 1956 – Hanni Wenzel, German skier
  • 1958Mike Scott, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1958 – Spider Stacy, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1959Bob Paris, American-Canadian bodybuilder and actor
  • 1959 – Jorge Vaca, Mexican boxer
  • 1960Don Franklin, American actor
  • 1960 – Chris Waddle, English footballer, manager, and sportscaster
  • 1960 – Diane Williams, American sprinter
  • 1960 – James Comey, 7th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • 1961Jeff Robinson, American baseball player (d. 2014)
  • 1961 – Patrik Sundström, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1963Greg Abbott, English footballer and manager
  • 1963 – Diana Gansky, German discus thrower
  • 1965Craig Biggio, American baseball player and coach
  • 1965 – Ken Hill, American baseball player
  • 1965 – Ted Raimi, American actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1966Fabrizio Giovanardi, Italian race car driver
  • 1966 – Anthony Mason, American basketball player (d. 2015)
  • 1966 – Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Danish academic and politician, 41st Prime Minister of Denmark
  • 1966 – Bill Ranford, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1966 – Tim Sköld, Swedish bass player and producer
  • 1967Ewa Białołęcka, Polish author
  • 1967 – Hanne Haugland, Norwegian high jumper and coach
  • 1968Kelley Armstrong, Canadian author
  • 1969Scott Hatteberg, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1969 – Archie Kao, American actor and producer
  • 1969 – Arthur Numan, Dutch footballer and manager
  • 1969 – Natascha McElhone, English-Irish actress
  • 1970Anna Maria Jopek, Polish singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer
  • 1970 – Beth Orton, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1971Michaela Watkins, American actor and comedian
  • 1972Miranda Hart, English actress
  • 1972 – Marcus Jensen, American baseball player and coach
  • 1973Falk Balzer, German hurdler
  • 1973 – Pat Burke, Irish basketball player
  • 1973 – Tomasz Radzinski, Polish-Canadian footballer
  • 1973 – Saulius Štombergas, Lithuanian basketball player and coach
  • 1974Billy Koch, American baseball player
  • 1975Justin Furstenfeld, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1975 – Ben Kay, English rugby player
  • 1976Tammy Blanchard, American actress and singer
  • 1976 – Leland Chapman, American bounty hunter
  • 1976 – Sebastien Chaule, French-German rugby player
  • 1976 – André Couto, Portuguese race car driver
  • 1976 – Santiago Ezquerro, Spanish footballer
  • 1977Brendan Nash, Australian-Jamaican cricketer
  • 1977 – Jamie Peacock, English rugby player and manager
  • 1978Dean Brogan, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1978 – Shedrack Kibet Korir, Kenyan runner
  • 1978 – Zdeněk Pospěch, Czech footballer
  • 1978 – Patty Schnyder, Swiss tennis player
  • 1978 – Kim St-Pierre, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1979Jean-Alain Boumsong, French footballer
  • 1979 – Andrei Makrov, Estonian ice hockey player
  • 1979 – Sophie Monk, English-Australian singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1979 – Michael Owen, English footballer and sportscaster
  • 1979 – Rocc, Slovenian opera stage director and designer[20]
  • 1980Gordon Greer, Scottish footballer
  • 1980 – Didier Zokora, Ivorian footballer
  • 1980 – Thed Björk, Swedish race car driver
  • 1981Rebecca Jarvis, American journalist
  • 1981 – Johnny Jeter, American wrestler
  • 1981 – Liam Lawrence, Irish footballer
  • 1981 – Shaun Marcum, American baseball player
  • 1982Josh Fields, American baseball player
  • 1982 – Steve Sidwell, English footballer
  • 1982 – Anthony Way, English singer and actor
  • 1983Leanne Mitchell, English singer-songwriter
  • 1984Chris Brunt, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1984 – Rana Daggubati, Indian actor and producer
  • 1984 – Ed Rainsford, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • 1985Jakub Błaszczykowski, Polish footballer
  • 1985 – Alex Pennie, Welsh keyboard player
  • 1985 – Paul Rabil, American lacrosse player
  • 1985 – Tom Smith, English-Welsh rugby player
  • 1985 – Nonami Takizawa, Japanese actress and singer
  • 1987Kenneth Medwood, Belizean-American hurdler
  • 1988Nicolas Batum, French basketball player
  • 1988 – Nate Ebner, American football player
  • 1988 – Vanessa Hudgens, American actress and singer
  • 1988 – Hayato Sakamoto, Japanese baseball player
  • 1989Sam Burgess, English rugby league player
  • 1989 – Pedro Roberto Silva Botelho, Brazilian footballer
  • 1989 – Onew, South Korean singer-songwriter and dancer
  • 1991Ben Henry, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1991 – Offset, American rapper
  • 1992Tori Kelly, American singer-songwriter
  • 1992 – Ryo Miyaichi, Japanese footballer
  • 1993Antonio Giovinazzi, Italian race car driver
  • 1995Calvyn Justus, South African swimmer
  • 1996Li Zijun, Chinese figure skater

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Holidays and observances

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