Happy Birthday to these Sagittarius's who were born on December 9th.

  1. 1447 - Chenghua, Emperor of China (d. 1487)
  2. 1508 - Gemma Frisius, Dutch mathematician and cartographer (d. 1555)
  3. 1561 - Sir Edwin Sandys, British-born Virginian colonist (d. 1629)
  4. 1571 - Metius (Adriaan Adriaanszoon), Dutch mathematician and astronomer (d. 1635)
  5. 1579 - Martin de Porres, Peruvian saint (d. 1639)
  6. 1594 - Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (d. 1632)
  7. 1608 - John Milton, English poet (d. 1674)
  8. 1610 - Baldassare Ferri, Italian castrato (d. 1680)
  9. 1652 - Augustus Quirinus Rivinus, German physician (d. 1723)
  10. 1667 - William Whiston, English mathematician (d. 1752)
  11. 1748 - Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist (d. 1822)
  12. 1806 - Jean-Olivier Chénier, French Canadian physician and Patriote (d. 1838)
  13. 1837 - Émile Waldteufel, French composer (d. 1915)
  14. 1842 - Peter Kropotkin, Russian anarchist (d. 1921)
  15. 1847 - George Grossmith, English actor (d. 1912)
  16. 1850 - Emma Abbott, American soprano (d. 1891)
  17. 1868 - Fritz Haber, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1934)
  18. 1871 - Joe Kelley, American baseball player (d. 1943)
  19. 1876 - Berton Churchill, American actor (d. 1940)
  20. 1882 - Joaquín Turina, Spanish composer (d. 1949)
  21. 1883 - Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician (d. 1950)
  22. 1886 - Clarence Birdseye, American frozen food manufacturer (d. 1956)
  23. 1889 - Hannes Kolehmainen, Finnish Olympic gold medalist (d. 1966)
  24. 1891 - Maksim Bahdanovic, Belarusian poet (d. 1917)
  25. 1895 - Conchita Supervía, Spanish opera singer (d. 1936)
  26. 1897 - Hermione Gingold, British actress (d. 1987)
  27. 1898 - Emmett Kelly, American circus clown (d. 1979)
  28. 1899 - Jean de Brunhoff, French author (d. 1937)
  29. 1901 - Carol Dempster, American actress (d. 1991)
  30. 1901 - Ödön von Horváth, Hungarian-born writer (d. 1938)
  31. 1901 - Jean Mermoz, French pilot (d. 1936)
  32. 1902 - Margaret Hamilton, American actress (d. 1985)
  33. 1905 - Dalton Trumbo, American writer (d. 1976)
  34. 1906 - Grace Murray Hopper, American computer pioneer (d. 1992)
  35. 1909 - Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., American actor (d. 2000)
  36. 1911 - Broderick Crawford, American actor (d. 1986)
  37. 1912 - Tip O'Neill, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1994)
  38. 1914 - Frances Reid, American Actress
  39. 1915 - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, German-born soprano (d. 2006)
  40. 1916 - Kirk Douglas, American actor
  41. 1917 - James Rainwater, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1986)
  42. 1918 - Jerome Beatty Jr., American author
  43. 1919 - William Lipscomb, Nobel Prize laureate
  44. 1920 - Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic
  45. 1922 - Redd Foxx, American comedian (d. 1991)
  46. 1925 - Dina Merrill, American actress
  47. 1926 - Henry Way Kendall, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1999)
  48. 1926 - Jan Kresadlo, Czech writer (d. 1995)
  49. 1927 - Pierre Henry, French composer
  50. 1928 - Dick Van Patten, American actor
  51. 1929 - John Cassavetes, American actor and director (d. 1989)
  52. 1929 - Bob Hawke, 23rd Prime Minister of Australia
  53. 1930 - Buck Henry, American actor
  54. 1931 - Ladislav Smoljak, Czech actor
  55. 1931 - William Reynolds, American actor
  56. 1933 - Morton Downey Jr., American talk show host (d. 2001)
  57. 1934 - Judi Dench British actress
  58. 1934 - Junior Wells, American harmonica player (d. 1998)
  59. 1937 - Darwin Joston, American actor (d. 1998)
  60. 1938 - Deacon Jones, American football player
  61. 1938 - David Houston, American country music singer (d. 1993)
  62. 1941 - Beau Bridges, American actor
  63. 1941 - Dan Hicks, American musician
  64. 1942 - Dick Butkus, American football player
  65. 1943 - Pit Martin, National Hockey League player
  66. 1946 - Sonia Gandhi, Italian-born Indian politician
  67. 1947 - Tom Daschle, American politician
  68. 1947 - Jaak Jõerüüt, Soviet-born Estonian politician
  69. 1949 - Tom Kite, American golfer
  70. 1950 - Joan Armatrading, West Indian-born British singer
  71. 1952 - Michael Dorn, American actor
  72. 1952 - Liaqat Baloch, Pakistani politician
  73. 1953 - John Malkovich, American actor
  74. 1953 - Monique Miller, French Canadian actress
  75. 1954 - Herman Finkers, Dutch comedian
  76. 1957 - Donny Osmond, American singer and actor
  77. 1958 - Nick Seymour, Australian bassist (Crowded House)
  78. 1960 - Juan Samuel, Major League Baseball Player
  79. 1961 - David Anthony Higgins, American actor
  80. 1962 - Felicity Huffman, American actress
  81. 1963 - Masako, Crown princess of Japan
  82. 1964 - Paul Landers, German guitarist (Rammstein)
  83. 1966 - Toby Huss, American actor
  84. 1967 - Joshua Bell, American violinist
  85. 1967 - Gheorghe Popescu, Romanian footballer
  86. 1968 - Kurt Angle, American wrestler
  87. 1968 - Dave Harold, British snooker player
  88. 1968 - Brian Bell, American guitarist (Weezer)
  89. 1969 - Jakob Dylan, American singer (The Wallflowers)
  90. 1969 - Bixente Lizarazu, French footballer
  91. 1969 - Sebastian Spence, Canadian actor
  92. 1971 - Petr Nedved, National Hockey League player
  93. 1972 - Tre Cool, German-born American drummer (Green Day)
  94. 1972 - Reiko Aylesworth, American actress
  95. 1972 - Fabrice Santoro, Tahitian-born French tennis player
  96. 1976 - Chris Booker, American baseball player
  97. 1977 - Imogen Heap, British singer and songwriter
  98. 1978 - Jesse Metcalfe, American actor (Desperate Housewives)
  99. 1979 - Olivia Lufkin, Japanese singer
  100. 1980 - Ryder Hesjedal, Canadian professional cyclist
  101. 1981 - Diya Mirza, Indian actress
  102. 1982 - Tamilla Abassova, Russian cyclist
  103. 1983 - Dariusz Dudka, Polish footballer
  104. 1990 - LaFee, German Singer
  105. 1991 - Prince Joachim, Archduke of Austria-Este, Belgian Prince