Happy Birthday to these Sagittarius's who were born on December 21st.

  1. 1118 - Thomas Becket, Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1170)
  2. 1401 - Tommaso Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)
  3. 1596 - Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)
  4. 1603 - Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)
  5. 1714 - John Bradstreet, Canadian-born soldier (d. 1774)
  6. 1804 - Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1881)
  7. 1805 - Thomas Graham, British chemist (d. 1869)
  8. 1811 - Archibald Campbell Tait, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1882)
  9. 1815 - Thomas Couture French painter and teacher (d. 1879)
  10. 1843 - Thomas Bracken, Irish-born New Zealander poet (d. 1898)
  11. 1850 - Zdenek Fibich, Bohemian composer (d. 1900)
  12. 1859 - Gustave Kahn, French poet (d. 1936)
  13. 1872 - Don Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer (d. 1956)
  14. 1872 - Albert Payson Terhune, American author (d. 1942)
  15. 1876 - Jack Lang (John Thomas Lang), Premier of New South Wales (d. 1975)
  16. 1878 - Jan Lukasiewicz, Polish philosopher and mathematician (d. 1956)
  17. 1885 - Frank Patrick, National Hockey League player and head coach (d. 1960)
  18. 1889 - Sewall Wright, American biologist (d. 1988)
  19. 1890 - Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)
  20. 1892 - Walter Hagen, American golfer (d. 1969)
  21. 1892 - Rebecca West, American writer (d. 1983)
  22. 1896 - Leroy Robertson, American composer (d. 1971)
  23. 1911 - Josh Gibson, African-American baseball player (d. 1947)
  24. 1914 - Ivan Generalic, Austro-Hungarian-born Croatian painter (d. 1992)
  25. 1917 - Heinrich Böll, German writer and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
  26. 1918 - Donald Regan, White House Chief of Staff and United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 2003)
  27. 1918 - Kurt Waldheim, Austrian United Nations Secretary-General and Federal President of Austria
  28. 1920 - Jean Gascon, Canadian actor, director and administrator (d. 1988)
  29. 1921 - Vampira (Maila Nurmi), Finnish-born actress
  30. 1921 - Alicia Alonso (Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad del Cobre Martinez Hoya), Cuban ballerina
  31. 1922 - Paul Winchell, American ventriloquist (d. 2005)
  32. 1926 - Joe Paterno, American Football coach
  33. 1935 - John G. Avildsen, American film director and editor
  34. 1935 - Yusuf Bey (Joseph Stephens), American activist and businessman (d. 2003)
  35. 1935 - Phil Donahue, American talk show host
  36. 1935 - Edward Schreyer, Canadian politician, Premier of Manitoba
  37. 1937 - Jane Fonda, American actress and activist
  38. 1939 - Lloyd Axworthy, Canadian politician
  39. 1940 - Frank Zappa, American singer, guitarist and composer (d. 1993)
  40. 1940 - Ray Hildebrand, American singer (Paul & Paula)
  41. 1942 - Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of China
  42. 1942 - Reinhard Mey, German singer
  43. 1942 - Carla Thomas, American singer
  44. 1943 - André Arthur. Quebec radio host and politician
  45. 1944 - Michael Tilson Thomas, American conductor
  46. 1944 - Bill Atkinson, English footballer
  47. 1946 - Carl Wilson, American singer and guitarist (The Beach Boys) (d. 1998)
  48. 1947 - Paco de Lucía, Spanish guitarist
  49. 1947 - Bryan Hamilton, Northern Irish footballer and football manager
  50. 1948 - Samuel L. Jackson, American actor
  51. 1948 - Willi Resetarits, Austrian musician and cabaret artist
  52. 1948 - Dave Kingman, Major League Baseball player
  53. 1950 - Jeffrey Katzenberg, American producer
  54. 1952 - Joaquín Andújar, Baseball player
  55. 1953 - Betty Wright, American singer
  56. 1954 - Chris Evert, American tennis player
  57. 1955 - Jane Kaczmarek, American actress
  58. 1955 - Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, Japanese musician
  59. 1956 - Lee Roy Parnell, American country singer
  60. 1957 - Tom Henke, American baseball player
  61. 1957 - Ray Romano, American comedian and actor
  62. 1959 - Florence Griffith Joyner, American sprinter, Olympic gold medalist and 100 m & 200 m world record holder (d. 1998)
  63. 1960 - Louis Demetrius Alvanis, London-based pianist
  64. 1960 - Andy Van Slyke, Major League Baseball player
  65. 1961 - Francis Ng, Hong Kong actor
  66. 1964 - Rob Kelly, English football manager
  67. 1965 - Andy Dick, American actor and comedian
  68. 1965 - Anke Engelke, German comedienne
  69. 1966 - Kiefer Sutherland, British-born Canadian actor
  70. 1966 - Karri Turner, American actress
  71. 1967 - Mikhail Saakashvili, Soviet-born President of Georgia
  72. 1969 - Julie Delpy, French actress
  73. 1969 - Mihails Zemlinskis, Latvian footballer
  74. 1971 - Mathieu Chedid, French musician, singer and songwriter
  75. 1971 - Brett Scallions, American singer (Fuel)
  76. 1972 - Latroy Hawkins, professional baseball player
  77. 1972 - Dustin Hermanson, baseball player
  78. 1973 - Karmen Stavec, German-born Slovenian singer
  79. 1973 - Mike Alstott, American football player
  80. 1974 - Karrie Webb, Australian golfer
  81. 1975 - Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballet dancer (American Ballet Theatre)
  82. 1977 - Jim Carson, American music producer and disc jockey
  83. 1978 - Mike Vitar, American actor
  84. 1980 - Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (d. 2005)
  85. 1981 - Dima Bilan, Russian singer
  86. 1981 - Cristian Zaccardo, Italian Footballer
  87. 1982 - Mike Gansey, American basketball player
  88. 1984 - Darren Potter, Irish footballer