Happy Birthday to these Sagittarius's who were born on December 8th.

  1. 65 BC - Horace, Roman poet (d. 8 BC)
  2. 1542 - Mary Queen of Scots (d. 1587)
  3. 1626 - Queen Christina of Sweden (d. 1689)
  4. 1678 - Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757)
  5. 1708 - Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1765)
  6. 1730 - Jan Ingenhousz, Dutch-born British physiologist and botanist (d. 1799)
  7. 1765 - Eli Whitney, American inventor (d. 1825)
  8. 1795 - Peter Andreas Hansen, Danish astronomer (d. 1874)
  9. 1815 - Adolph Menzel, German painter and graphic artist (d. 1905)
  10. 1816 - August Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born American financier (d. 1890)
  11. 1832 - Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian author and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1910)
  12. 1848 - Joel Chandler Harris, American author and folklorist (d. 1908)
  13. 1861 - William C. Durant, American automobile pioneer (d. 1947)
  14. 1861 - Aristide Maillol, French sculptor (d. 1944)
  15. 1862 - Georges Feydeau, French playwright (d. 1921)
  16. 1864 - Camille Claudel, French graphic artist and sculptor (d. 1943)
  17. 1865 - Jean Sibelius, Finnish composer (d. 1957)
  18. 1865 - Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (d. 1963)
  19. 1874 - Ernst Moro, Austrian physician (d. 1951)
  20. 1886 - Diego Rivera, Mexican painter (d. 1957)
  21. 1890 - Bohuslav Martinu, Czech composer (d. 1959)
  22. 1894 - James Thurber, American writer (d. 1961)
  23. 1894 - E.C. Segar, American cartoonist (Popeye), (d. 1938)
  24. 1909 - Gratien Gélinas, Quebec playwright, actor, director and producer (d. 1999)
  25. 1911 - Lee J. Cobb, American actor (d. 1976)
  26. 1913 - Delmore Schwartz, American Poet (d. 1966)
  27. 1915 - Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (d. 2005)
  28. 1916 - Richard Fleischer, American film director (d. 2006)
  29. 1918 - Gérard Souzay, French baritone (d. 2004)
  30. 1919 - Peter Tali Coleman, American politician (d. 1997)
  31. 1923 - Rudolph Pariser, Chinese-born American chemist
  32. 1925 - Sammy Davis Jr., American actor and singer (d. 1990)
  33. 1925 - Jimmy Smith, American jazz musician (d. 2005)
  34. 1927 - Vladimir Shatalov, Soviet Union-born cosmonaut
  35. 1930 - Maximilian Schell, Austrian-born Swiss actor, film director, and author
  36. 1933 - Flip Wilson, American comedian (d. 1998)
  37. 1935 - Dharmendra, Indian Actor
  38. 1936 - David Carradine, American actor
  39. 1937 - James MacArthur, American actor
  40. 1937 - Arne Næss Jr., Norwegian mountain climber and businessman (d. 2004)
  41. 1939 - Sir James Galway, Northern Irish flautist
  42. 1939 - Jerry Butler, American soul singer
  43. 1939 - Red Berenson, National Hockey League player
  44. 1940 - Brant Alyea, Baseball player
  45. 1941 - Sir Geoff Hurst, Ex-English footballer
  46. 1941 - Ed Brinkman, Baseball player
  47. 1941 - Bob Brown, National Football League player
  48. 1943 - Jim Morrison, American singer (The Doors) (d. 1971)
  49. 1943 - Mary Woronov, American actress
  50. 1945 - John Banville, Irish novelist and journalist
  51. 1946 - John Rubinstein, American actor, composer, director
  52. 1947 - Gregg Allman, American musician
  53. 1947 - Thomas R. Cech, American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate
  54. 1949 - Mary Gordon, American writer
  55. 1949 - Robert Sternberg, Proposed the Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
  56. 1950 - Rick Baker, American film makeup artist
  57. 1950 - Tim Foli, Major League Baseball player
  58. 1951 - Jan Eggum, Norwegian singer-songwriter
  59. 1951 - Bill Bryson, American author
  60. 1953 - Kim Basinger, American actress
  61. 1953 - Sam Kinison, American comedian (d. 1992)
  62. 1955 - Kevin Armstrong, American Computer Programmer
  63. 1956 - Warren Cuccurullo, American musician
  64. 1957 - Phil Collen, British guitarist (Def Leppard)
  65. 1961 - Ann Coulter, American author, political commentator, and attorney
  66. 1962 - Marty Friedman, American guitarist
  67. 1964 - Sandy Burnett, British record producer
  68. 1964 - Teri Hatcher, American actress
  69. 1965 - Carina Lau, Hong Kong actress
  70. 1966 - Sinéad O'Connor, Irish musician
  71. 1966 - Michael Cole, American professional wrestling commentator
  72. 1967 - Jeff George, American football player
  73. 1967 - Kotono Mitsuishi, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
  74. 1968 - Mike Mussina, American baseball player
  75. 1969 - Jeff Tremaine, American television & film director
  76. 1972 - Marco Abreu, Angolan footballer
  77. 1972 - Frank Shamrock, American MMA-Fighter and younger brother of MMA-Fighter Ken Shamrock
  78. 1973 - Corey Taylor, American singer (Slipknot, Stone Sour)
  79. 1975 - Kevin Harvick, American NASCAR driver
  80. 1976 - Dominic Monaghan, German-born British actor
  81. 1976 - Naimee Coleman, Irish singer and songwriter
  82. 1976 - Reed Johnson, American Baseball Player
  83. 1977 - Ryan Newman, American NASCAR driver
  84. 1977 - Elsa Benítez, Mexican supermodel
  85. 1978 - Ian Somerhalder, American actor
  86. 1978 - Vernon Wells, American baseball player
  87. 1981 - Jeremy Accardo, American baseball player
  88. 1981 - Philip Rivers, American football player
  89. 1982 - Michael Essien, Ghanaian international footballer
  90. 1982 - James Guffey, American professional wrestler
  91. 1983 - Neel Jani, Swiss racing driver
  92. 1985 - Dwight Howard, American basketball player
  93. 1986 - Amir Khan, British boxer
  94. 1987 - Andrew Boulcott, Picture Technician, Birmingham Post and Mail
  95. 1993 - AnnaSophia Robb, American actress