The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

December 23rd famous birthdays

Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh (58)

American football player

Finn Wolfhard

Finn Wolfhard (18)

Canadian actor


Tubbo (18)

English Twitch star

Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder (57)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Austin Felt

Austin Felt (23)

American TikTok star

Corey Haim

Corey Haim (1971 - 2010)

Canadian-American actor

Holly Madison

Holly Madison (42)

American model and actress

Carla Bruni

Carla Bruni (54)

Italian-French singer-songwriter and model

Jodie Marsh

Jodie Marsh (43)

English model

Madam C. J. Walker

Madam C. J. Walker (1867 - 1919)

American businesswoman and philanthropist


Akihito (88)

Japanese emperor

Joseph Smith

Joseph Smith (1805 - 1844)

American religious leader, founder and leader of the Latter Day Saint movement

Estella Warren

Estella Warren (43)

Canadian model and actress

Chet Baker

Chet Baker (1929 - 1988)

American trumpet player and singer


Arcángel (36)

American singer

Harry Shearer

Harry Shearer (78)

American actor

Vicente del Bosque

Vicente del Bosque (71)

Spanish footballer and manager

Harry Judd

Harry Judd (36)

English drummer

Adrian Belew

Adrian Belew (72)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy (66)

Scottish poet and playwright

Trisha Goddard

Trisha Goddard (64)

English television host and actress

Richard Arkwright

Richard Arkwright (1732 - 1792)

English businessman and inventor, invented the Water frame

Jess Harnell

Jess Harnell (58)

American voice actor and singer

Mallory Hagan

Mallory Hagan (33)

American politician and ex beauty pageant

Joan Severance

Joan Severance (63)

American actress

Ben Mitkus

Ben Mitkus (27)

Swedish singer and television personality

Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh (1908 - 2002)

Turkish-Canadian photographer

Wesley Clark

Wesley Clark (77)

American general

Lady Starlight

Lady Starlight (46)

American singer

Alison Sudol

Alison Sudol (37)

American singer-songwriter, pianist

Kenny Miller

Kenny Miller (42)

Scottish footballer

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson (1971 - 2017)

English model and author

Paul Hornung

Paul Hornung (1935 - 2020)

American football player

Quentin Bryce

Quentin Bryce (79)

Australian politician

Keiji Mutoh

Keiji Mutoh (59)

Japanese wrestler

Jorma Kaukonen

Jorma Kaukonen (81)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Susan Lucci

Susan Lucci (75)

American actress

Tim Hardin

Tim Hardin (1941 - 1980)

Singer, songwriter

Martin Kratt

Martin Kratt (56)

American educational nature show host

Jean-François Champollion

Jean-François Champollion (1790 - 1832)

French scholar, philologist, and orientalist

Hanley Ramirez

Hanley Ramirez (38)

Baseball player

Greg Biffle

Greg Biffle (52)

American stock car racing driver

William Kristol

William Kristol (69)


Jordan Shipley

Jordan Shipley (36)

All-American college football player, professional football player, wide receiver

On this day

December 23 in History

  • 1815

    December 23, 1815:

    The novel, “Emma” by Jane Austen is published.

  • 1876

    December 23, 1876:

    The Ottoman Empire’s first comprehensive constitution, which was drafted to assign full executive power to the Sultan, goes into use.

  • 1888

    December 23, 1888:

    Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh chops off the lower part of his left ear while being severely depressed.

  • 1893

    December 23, 1893:

    “Hänsel und Gretel”, an opera by composer Engelbert Humperdinck with a libretto by Adelheid Wette, his sister, is premiered at the Hoftheater in Weimar.

  • 1913

    December 23, 1913:

    The United States Federal Reserve System is established after President Woodrow Wilson signs the Federal Reserve Act.

  • 1938

    December 23, 1938:

    While filming the “Wizard of Oz” scene where the Wicked Witch exits Munchkinland, actress Margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire causing burns to the right side of her face and her right hand.

  • 1951

    December 23, 1951:

    The Los Angeles Rams defeat the Cleveland Browns to win the NFL Championship title.

  • 1972

    December 23, 1972:

    The Pittsburgh Steelers’ Franco Harris makes a dramatic catch which would later be nicknamed “the Immaculate Conception”.

  • 1997

    December 23, 1997:

    The romantic comedy film, “As Good as It Gets” is released.

  • 2001

    December 23, 2001:

    Argentina officially announces its suspension of external debt payment.