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December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 12 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1901Rudolf Hell, German engineer, invented the Hellschreiber (d. 2002)
  • 1901 – Oliver La Farge, American anthropologist and author (d. 1963)
  • 1901 – Fritz Mauruschat, German footballer and manager (d. 1974)
  • 1902Ralph Richardson, English actor (d. 1983)
  • 1903George Davis Snell, American geneticist and immunologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)
  • 1905Irving Kahn, American businessman (d. 2015)
  • 1905 – Giovanni Lurani, Italian race car driver, engineer, and journalist (d. 1995)
  • 1906Leonid Brezhnev, Ukrainian-Russian marshal, engineer, and politician, 4th Head of State of the Soviet Union (d. 1982)
  • 1907Jimmy McLarnin, Irish-American boxer, actor, and golfer (d. 2004)
  • 1909W. A. Criswell, American pastor and author (d. 2002)
  • 1910Jean Genet, French novelist, playwright, and poet (d. 1986)
  • 1914Mel Shaw, American animator and screenwriter (d. 2012)
  • 1915Édith Piaf, French singer-songwriter and actress (d. 1963)
  • 1915 – Claudia Testoni, Italian hurdler, sprinter, and long jumper (d. 1998)
  • 1916Roy Ward Baker, English director and producer (d. 2010)
  • 1916 – Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, German political scientist, journalist, and academic (d. 2010)
  • 1918Professor Longhair, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1980)
  • 1918 – Lee Rich, American producer and production manager (d. 2012)
  • 1920Little Jimmy Dickens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2015)
  • 1920 – David Susskind, American talk show host and producer (d. 1987)
  • 1922Eamonn Andrews, Irish radio and television host (d. 1987)
  • 1923Robert V. Bruce, American historian and author (d. 2008)
  • 1923 – Gordon Jackson, Scottish-English actor and singer (d. 1990)
  • 1924Carlo Chiti, Italian engineer (d. 1994)
  • 1924 – Doug Harvey, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1989)
  • 1924 – Gary Morton, American comedian and producer (d. 1999)
  • 1924 – Edmund Purdom, British-Italian actor (d. 2009)
  • 1924 – Michel Tournier, French journalist and author (d. 2016)
  • 1924 – Cicely Tyson, American actress (d. 2021) [16]
  • 1925Tankred Dorst, German author and playwright (d. 2017)
  • 1925 – William Schutz, American psychologist and academic (d. 2002)
  • 1925 – Robert B. Sherman, American songwriter and screenwriter (d. 2012)
  • 1926Bobby Layne, American football player and coach (d. 1986)
  • 1926 – Fikret Otyam, Turkish painter and journalist (d. 2015)
  • 1927James Booth, English actor and screenwriter (d. 2005)
  • 1928Eve Bunting, Irish-American author and academic
  • 1928 – Nathan Oliveira, American painter and sculptor (d. 2010)
  • 1929Bob Brookmeyer, American trombonist, pianist, and composer (d. 2011)
  • 1929 – David Douglas, 12th Marquess of Queensberry, Scottish potter
  • 1929 – Gregory Carroll, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2013)
  • 1929 – Howard Sackler, American playwright and screenwriter (d. 1982)
  • 1930Wally Olins, English businessman and academic (d. 2014)
  • 1930 – Knut Helle, Norwegian historian and professor (d. 2015)
  • 1931Ginger Stanley, American model, actress and stunt woman[17]
  • 1932Salvador Elizondo, Mexican author, poet, playwright, and critic (d. 2006)
  • 1932 – Lola Hendricks, African American civil rights activist (d. 2013)[18]
  • 1932 – Wayne Tippit, American actor (d. 2009)
  • 1933Kevan Gosper, Australian runner and politician
  • 1933 – Christopher Smout, Scottish historian and academic
  • 1934Al Kaline, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 2020)
  • 1934 – Pratibha Patil, Indian lawyer and politician, 12th President of India
  • 1934 – Casper R. Taylor, Jr., American lawyer and politician
  • 1935Bobby Timmons, American pianist and composer (d. 1974)
  • 1935 – Joanne Weaver, American baseball player (d. 2000)
  • 1935 – Tony Taylor, Cuban baseball player (d. 2020)[19]
  • 1940Phil Ochs, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976)
  • 1941Lee Myung-bak, South Korean businessman and politician, 10th President of South Korea
  • 1941 – Maurice White, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2016)
  • 1942Cornell Dupree, American guitarist (d. 2011)
  • 1942 – "Mean Gene" Okerlund, American sports announcer (d. 2019)
  • 1943Ross M. Lence, American political scientist and academic (d. 2006)
  • 1943 – James L. Jones, American general and politician, 22nd United States National Security Advisor
  • 1944William Christie, American-French harpsichord player and conductor
  • 1944 – Mitchell Feigenbaum, American physicist and mathematician (d. 2019)
  • 1944 – Martin Hume Johnson, English physiologist and academic
  • 1944 – Richard Leakey, Kenyan paleontologist and politician (d. 2022)[20]
  • 1944 – Alvin Lee, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2013)
  • 1944 – Tim Reid, American actor and director
  • 1944 – Steve Tyrell, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1944 – Zal Yanovsky, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2002)
  • 1945Elaine Joyce, American actress, singer, and dancer
  • 1945 – John McEuen, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1946Rosemary Conley, English businesswoman, author, and broadcaster
  • 1946 – Robert Urich, American actor and producer (d. 2002)
  • 1947Jimmy Bain, Scottish bass player and songwriter (d. 2016)
  • 1948Ken Brown, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
  • 1949Orna Berry, Israeli computer scientist and businesswoman
  • 1949 – Claudia Kolb, American swimmer
  • 1949 – Sebastian, Danish singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1950Eleanor J. Hill, American lawyer and diplomat
  • 1951Mohammad Reza Aref, Iranian engineer and politician, 2nd Vice President of Iran
  • 1951 – Alan Rouse, English mountaineer and author (d. 1986)
  • 1952Walter Murphy, American pianist and composer
  • 1954Jeff Allam, English race car driver
  • 1954 – Tim Parks, English author and translator
  • 1955Lincoln Hall, Australian mountaineer and author (d. 2012)
  • 1955 – Rob Portman, American lawyer and politician
  • 1956Phil Harris, American captain and fisherman (d. 2010)
  • 1956 – Tom Lawless, American baseball player and manager
  • 1956 – Shane McEntee, Irish farmer and politician, Minister of State for Food, Horticulture and Food Safety (d. 2012)
  • 1957Cyril Collard, French actor, director, and composer (d. 1993)
  • 1957 – Kevin McHale, American basketball player, coach, and manager
  • 1958Steven Isserlis, English cellist and author
  • 1958 – Limahl, English pop singer
  • 1959Iván Vallejo, Ecuadorian mountaineer
  • 1959 – Lisa Wilkinson, Australian television host and journalist
  • 1960Derrick Jensen, American author and activist
  • 1960 – Michelangelo Signorile, American journalist and author
  • 1961Eric Allin Cornell, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1961 – Matthew Waterhouse, English actor and author
  • 1961 – Reggie White, American football player and wrestler (d. 2004)
  • 1962Gary Fleder, American director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1963Jennifer Beals, American model and actress
  • 1963 – Til Schweiger, German actor, director, and producer
  • 1964Béatrice Dalle, French actress
  • 1964 – Lorie Kane, Canadian golfer
  • 1964 – Arvydas Sabonis, Lithuanian basketball player
  • 1965Chito Martínez, Belizean-American baseball player
  • 1966Chuckii Booker, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1966 – Rajesh Chauhan, Indian cricketer
  • 1966 – Alberto Tomba, Italian skier
  • 1966 – Eric Weinrich, American ice hockey player and coach
  • 1967Criss Angel, American magician
  • 1967 – Charles Austin, American high jumper
  • 1968Kristina Keneally, American-Australian politician, 42nd Premier of New South Wales
  • 1968 – Ken Marino, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1969Michael Bates, American sprinter and football player
  • 1969 – Tom Gugliotta, American basketball player
  • 1969 – Richard Hammond, English journalist and producer
  • 1969 – Nayan Mongia, Indian cricketer
  • 1969 – Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, Azerbaijani composer, pianist, and singer
  • 1970Tyson Beckford, American model and actor
  • 1971Karen Pickering, English swimmer
  • 1972Alyssa Milano, American actress and television personality
  • 1973Michalis Grigoriou, Greek footballer and coach
  • 1973 – Erick Wainaina, Kenyan runner
  • 1973 – Zulfiya Zabirova, Russian cyclist
  • 1974Eduard Ivakdalam, Indonesian footballer
  • 1974 – Joe Jurevicius, American football player
  • 1974 – Felipe Lopez, Dominican-American basketball player
  • 1974 – Jake Plummer, American football player and sportscaster
  • 1974 – Ricky Ponting, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
  • 1975Makis Belevonis, Greek footballer
  • 1975 – Brandon Sanderson, American author and academic
  • 1975 – Jeremy Soule, Canadian composer
  • 1975 – Olivier Tébily, Ivorian-French footballer
  • 1975 – Dean Treister, Australian rugby league player
  • 1977Jorge Garbajosa, Spanish basketball player
  • 1977 – LaTasha Jenkins, American sprinter
  • 1977 – Irina Voronina, Russian model
  • 1978Patrick Casey, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1979Kevin Devine, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1979 – Rafael Soriano, Dominican baseball player
  • 1980Jake Gyllenhaal, American actor and producer[21]
  • 1980 – Marla Sokoloff, American actress and musician
  • 1981Grégory Dufer, Belgian footballer
  • 1982Mo Williams, American basketball player
  • 1983Nektarios Alexandrou, Cypriot footballer
  • 1983 – Casey Crescenzo, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1983 – Bridget Phillipson, English politician
  • 1983 – Laura Pomeroy, Canadian swimmer
  • 1983 – Matt Stajan, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1984Ian Kennedy, American baseball player
  • 1985Gary Cahill, English footballer
  • 1985 – Andrea Baldini, Italian fencer
  • 1985 – Neil Kilkenny, English-Australian footballer
  • 1985 – Sally Kipyego, Kenyan runner
  • 1985 – Dan Logan, English bass player
  • 1985 – Lady Sovereign, English rapper
  • 1986Calvin Andrew, English footballer
  • 1986 – Ryan Babel, Dutch footballer
  • 1986 – Ingrid Burley, American rapper and songwriter
  • 1986 – Lazaros Christodoulopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1986 – Zuzana Hejnová, Czech hurdler
  • 1986 – Miguel Lopes, Portuguese footballer
  • 1987Cédric Baseya, French-Congolese footballer
  • 1987 – Karim Benzema, French footballer
  • 1987 – Ronan Farrow, American activist, journalist, and lawyer
  • 1988Alexis Sánchez, Chilean footballer
  • 1988 – Peter Winn, English footballer
  • 1988 – Casey Burgess, Australian television personality
  • 1989Yong Jun-hyung, South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper and producer
  • 1989 – Michał Masłowski, Polish footballer
  • 1989 – Kousei Miura, Japanese jockey
  • 1989 – Hamza Riazuddin, English cricketer
  • 1990Torrey Craig, American basketball player[22]
  • 1990Greg Bretz, American snowboarder
  • 1991Declan Galbraith, English singer-songwriter
  • 1991 – Sumire Uesaka, Japanese voice actress and singer
  • 1992Iker Muniain, Spanish footballer
  • 1992 – Raphael Spiegel, Swiss footballer
  • 1993Isiah Koech, Kenyan runner
  • 1993Young K, South Korean singer-songwriter
  • 1994M'Baye Niang, French footballer
  • 1994 – Maudy Ayunda, Indonesian actress and singer-songwriter
  • 1996Franck Kessié, Ivorian footballer

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Holidays and observances

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