Happy Birthday to these Capricorn's who were born on December 22nd.

  1. 1178 - Emperor Antoku of Japan (d. 1185)
  2. 1639 - Jean Racine, French dramatist (d. 1699)
  3. 1666 - Guru Gobind Singh, Sikh guru (d. 1708)
  4. 1690 - Meidingnu Pamheiba, King of Manipur (d. 1751)
  5. 1694 - Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and writer (d. 1768)
  6. 1696 - James Oglethorpe, English general and founder of the state of Georgia (d. 1785)
  7. 1723 - Karl Friedrich Abel, German composer (d. 1787)
  8. 1765 - Johann Friedrich Pfaff, German mathematician (d. 1825)
  9. 1805 - John Obadiah Westwood, British entomologist (d. 1893)
  10. 1807 - Johann Sebastian Welhaven, Norwegian poet (d. 1873)
  11. 1819 - Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer (d. 1870)
  12. 1819 - Pierre Ossian Bonnet, French mathematician (d. 1892)
  13. 1853 - Teresa Carreño, Venezuelan pianist (d. 1917)
  14. 1853 - Yevgraf Fyodorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1919)
  15. 1856 - Frank B. Kellogg, U.S. Secretary of State, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1937)
  16. 1858 - Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer (d. 1924)
  17. 1860 - Austin Norman Palmer, American penmanship innovator (d. 1927)
  18. 1862 - Connie Mack, baseball executive and manager (d. 1956)
  19. 1869 - Edwin Arlington Robinson, American poet (d. 1935)
  20. 1869 - Dmitri Egorov, Russian mathematician (d. 1931)
  21. 1872 - Camille Guérin, French veterinarian and bacteriologist (d. 1961)
  22. 1874 - Franz Schmidt, Austrian composer (d. 1939)
  23. 1876 - Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Italian poet and editor (d. 1944)
  24. 1883 - Edgard Varèse French-born composer (d. 1965)
  25. 1887 - Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (d. 1920)
  26. 1888 - J. Arthur Rank, British film producer (d. 1972)
  27. 1898 - Vladimir Aleksandrovich Fock, Russian physicist (d. 1974)
  28. 1899 - Gustav Gründgens, German actor and director (d. 1963)
  29. 1901 - André Kostelanetz, American popular music orchestra leader and arranger (d. 1980)
  30. 1903 - Haldan Keffer Hartline, American physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1983)
  31. 1905 - Kenneth Rexroth, American poet (d. 1982)
  32. 1905 - Pierre Brasseur, French actor (d. 1972)
  33. 1907 - Dame Peggy Ashcroft, English actress (d. 1991)
  34. 1909 - Patricia Hayes, actress on 'Carry On' series, Mama The Turk in "Superbitch"(1973) (d. 1998)
  35. 1912 - Lady Bird Johnson, First Lady of the United States
  36. 1915 - Barbara Billingsley, American actress
  37. 1917 - Gene Rayburn, American game show host (d. 1999)
  38. 1921 - Hawkshaw Hawkins, American country singer (d. 1963)
  39. 1922 - Jack Brooks, American politician
  40. 1922 - Ruth Roman, American actress (d. 1999)
  41. 1925 - Lewis Glucksman, American financier and philantrophist (d. 2006)
  42. 1934 - David Pearson, NASCAR Driver 1960-1986
  43. 1936 - Wojciech Frykowski, Polish actor, writer, and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
  44. 1937 - Eduard Uspensky, Russian writer
  45. 1938 - Matty Alou, Baseball player
  46. 1938 - Lucien Bouchard, Quebec politician, Premier of Quebec
  47. 1939 - James Gurley, American musician
  48. 1942 - Dick Parry, English musician (Pink Floyd)
  49. 1943 - Paul Wolfowitz, American politician
  50. 1944 - Steve Carlton, baseball player
  51. 1945 - Diane Sawyer, American journalist
  52. 1946 - Rick Nielsen, American musician (Cheap Trick)
  53. 1948 - Lynne Thigpen, American actress (d. 2003)
  54. 1948 - Noel Edmonds, UK game show host
  55. 1948 - Patricia Hewitt, Senior British Labour Politician
  56. 1948 - Steve Garvey, Major League Baseball player
  57. 1949 - Maurice Gibb, English musician (The Bee Gees) (d. 2003)
  58. 1949 - Robin Gibb, English musician (The Bee Gees)
  59. 1951 - Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster
  60. 1953 - BernNadette Stanis, African American Actress and Author
  61. 1953 - Ian Turnbull, Canadian ice hockey player
  62. 1955 - Lonnie Smith, Major League Baseball player
  63. 1957 - Carole James, Canadian politician
  64. 1958 - Frank Gambale, Australian guitarist
  65. 1958 - Mikael Nordfors, Swedish physician and author
  66. 1959 - Bernd Schuster, German footballer
  67. 1960 - Jean-Michel Basquiat, American artist
  68. 1960 - Patrick Fitzgerald, US Attorney
  69. 1961 - Andrew Fastow, Enron CFO, convicted of fraud
  70. 1962 - Ralph Fiennes, English actor
  71. 1966 - Dmitry Bilozerchev, Soviet gymnast
  72. 1967 - Dan Petrescu, Romanian footballer
  73. 1967 - Richey James Edwards, Manic Street Preachers songwriter/guitarist, (missing since 1995)
  74. 1967 - Stéphane Gendron, Quebec politician and radio and television host
  75. 1969 - Myriam Bédard, Canadian athlete
  76. 1972 - Big Tigger, African American T.V. Host
  77. 1972 - Vanessa Paradis, French singer and actress
  78. 1974 - Heather Donahue, American actress, famous for her role in The Blair Witch Project
  79. 1975 - Crissy Moran, American erotic actress
  80. 1975 - Stanislav Neckár, Czech ice hockey player
  81. 1977 - Steve Kariya, Canadian ice hockey player
  82. 1980 - Devin Anderson, American composer
  83. 1980 - Lee Eun-ju, South Korean actress (d. 2005)
  84. 1983 - Jennifer Hawkins, Miss Universe 2004
  85. 1984 - Jonas Altberg, Swedish musician (Basshunter)
  86. 1993 - Aliana Lohan, American singer, model and actress