Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas to these Capricorn's who were born on December 25th.

  1. 1250 - John IV Lascaris, Eastern Roman Emperor (d. circa 1305)
  2. 1583 - Orlando Gibbons, English composer (d. 1625)
  3. 1628 - Noël Coypel, French painter (d. 1707)
  4. 1642 (O.S.) - Sir Isaac Newton, English physicist and mathematician (d. 1727)
  5. 1652 - Archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (d. 1713)
  6. 1665 - Lady Grizel Baillie, Scottish songwriter (d. 1746)
  7. 1667 - Ehrengard von der Schulenburg, English royal mistress (d. 1743)
  8. 1674 - Thomas Halyburton, Scottish theologian (d. 1712)
  9. 1700 - Leopold II of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian general (d. 1758)
  10. 1711 - Jean Joseph de Mondonville, French composer (d. 1772)
  11. 1716 - Johann Jakob Reiske, German scholar and physician (d. 1774)
  12. 1742 - Charlotte von Stein, German friend of Goethe (d. 1827)
  13. 1757 - Benjamin Pierce, U.S. politician (d 1839)
  14. 1763 - Claude Chappe, French telecommunications pioneer (d. 1805)
  15. 1771 - Dorothy Wordsworth, English diarist and sister of William Wordsworth (d. 1855)
  16. 1821 - Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross (d. 1912)
  17. 1856 - Hans von Bartels, German painter (d. 1913)
  18. 1861 - Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian founder of Banaras Hindu University (d. 1946)
  19. 1865 - Evangeline Booth, the 4th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1950)
  20. 1875 - Theodor Cardinal Innitzer, Austrian archbishop (d. 1955)
  21. 1876 - Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan (d. 1948)
  22. 1876 - Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus, Nobel laureate (d. 1959)
  23. 1878 - Louis Chevrolet, Swiss-born race car driver (d. 1941)
  24. 1883 - Maurice Utrillo, French artist (d. 1955)
  25. 1884 - Evelyn Nesbit, American actress (d. 1967)
  26. 1886 - Kid Ory, American musician (d. 1973)
  27. 1887 - Conrad Nicholson Hilton, American hotelier (d. 1979)
  28. 1890 - Robert Ripley, collector of odd facts (d. 1949)
  29. 1899 - Humphrey Bogart, American actor (d. 1957)
  30. 1901 - Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (d. 2004)
  31. 1904 - Gerhard Herzberg, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1999)
  32. 1906 - Lew Grade, Ukrainian-born film producer (d. 1998)
  33. 1906 - Ernst Ruska, Nobel laureate (d. 1988)
  34. 1907 - Cab Calloway, American bandleader (d. 1994)
  35. 1907 - Glenn McCarthy, American oil tycoon and businessman (d. 1988)
  36. 1908 - Quentin Crisp, English author (d. 1999)
  37. 1908 - Jo-Jo Moore, baseball player (d. 2001)
  38. 1908 - Zora Arkus-Duntov, Belgian-American automotive engineer (d. 1996)
  39. 1912 - Tony Martin, American singer and actor
  40. 1912 - Natalino Otto, Italian singer (d. 1969)
  41. 1913 - Henri Nannen, German journalist (d. 1966)
  42. 1915 - Pete Rugolo, Italian-born composer
  43. 1918 - Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt, Nobel laureate (d. 1981)
  44. 1921 - Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist (d. 2000)
  45. 1924 - Rod Serling, American television writer (d. 1975)
  46. 1924 - Atal Behari Vajpayee, Prime Minister of India
  47. 1925 - Carlos Castaneda, Peruvian-born author (d. 1998)
  48. 1927 - Nellie Fox, baseball player (d. 1975)
  49. 1928 - Dick Miller, American actor
  50. 1932 - Mabel King, American actress (d. 1999)
  51. 1935 - Al Jackson, baseball player
  52. 1936 - Princess Alexandra of Kent
  53. 1936 - Ismail Merchant, Indian-born film producer (d. 2005)
  54. 1940 - Pete Brown, English poet and lyricist
  55. 1943 - Hanna Schygulla, German actress
  56. 1943 - Wilson Fittipaldi, Brazilian racing driver
  57. 1944 - Jairzinho, Brazilian footballer
  58. 1944 - Kenny Everett, British entertainer (d. 1995)
  59. 1945 - Noel Redding, English musician (d. 2003)
  60. 1945 - Gary Sandy, American actor
  61. 1946 - Jimmy Buffett, American singer and songwriter
  62. 1946 - Larry Csonka, American football player
  63. 1946 - Gene Lamont, American baseball player and manager
  64. 1948 - Barbara Mandrell, American singer and actress
  65. 1949 - Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan
  66. 1949 - Sissy Spacek, American actress
  67. 1949 - Joe Louis Walker, American musician
  68. 1950 - Manny Trillo, baseball player
  69. 1950 - Karl Rove, American presidential advisor
  70. 1952 - CCH Pounder, Guyana-born actress
  71. 1954 - Annie Lennox, Scottish singer
  72. 1957 - Chris Kamara, English footballer and commentator
  73. 1957 - Shane MacGowan, Irish musician
  74. 1958 - Hanford Dixon, American football player
  75. 1958 - Rickey Henderson, baseball player
  76. 1959 - Michael P. Anderson, astronaut (d. 2003)
  77. 1961 - Ingrid Betancourt, Colombian senator
  78. 1962 - Dean Cameron, American actor
  79. 1964 - Gary McAllister, Scottish footballer
  80. 1967 - Jason Thirsk, American bass player
  81. 1968 - Helena Christensen, Danish model
  82. 1971 - Dido, English singer
  83. 1971 - Justin Trudeau, Canadian media personality
  84. 1971 - Noel Hogan, Irish musician
  85. 1972 - Josh Freese, American drummer
  86. 1973 - Alexandre Trudeau, Canadian journalist
  87. 1973 - Robbie Elliott, English footballer
  88. 1975 - Marcus Trescothick, English cricketer
  89. 1976 - Tuomas Holopainen, Finnish keyboardist
  90. 1976 - Armin van Buuren, Dutch keyboardist
  91. 1978 - Joel Porter, Australian footballer
  92. 1978 - Simon Jones English Cricketer
  93. 1979 - Jim Greco, American skateboarder
  94. 1980 - Marcus Trufant, American football player
  95. 1980 - Reika Hashimoto, Japanese actress
  96. 1980 - Locó, Angolan footballer
  97. 1981 - Katie Wright, American actress
  98. 1981 - Willy Taveras, Baseball player
  99. 1984 - Jessica and Lisa Origliasso, Australian pop singers
  100. 1984 - Alastair Cook, English cricketer
  101. 1984 - Georgia Moffett, British actress
  102. 1986 - Doug Loft, English footballer
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