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-*[[1524]] - [[David F. Friedman]] (born December 24, 1923), an American filmmaker of (exploitation films). +*[[1524]] - [[David F. Friedman]] (born December 24, 1923), an American filmmaker of (exploitation films). (d. [[1888]])
-*[[1524]] - [[Ignatius of Loyola]] (December 24, 1491 – July 31 1556), was the principal founder and first Superior General of the Society of Jesus, a religious order of the Catholic Church professing direct service to the Pope in terms of mission. Members of the order are called Jesuits. +
-*[[1903]] - [[Joseph Cornell]] , (born December 24, 1903 died December 29, 1972) was an American artist and sculptor, +*[[1524]] - [[Ignatius of Loyola]] (December 24, 1491 July 31 1556), was the principal founder and first Superior General of the Society of Jesus, a religious order of the Catholic Church professing direct service to the Pope in terms of mission. Members of the order are called Jesuits. (d. [[1888]])
-*[[1906]] - [[James Hadley Chase]] is a pseudonym for British author Rene Brabazon Raymond (December 24,1906 – February 6, 1985)+
-*[[1906]] - [[Wolfgang Kayser]] (December 24 1906 in Berlin - January 23 1960 in Göttingen) was a German literary theorist best remembered for his Das Groteske. Seine Gestaltung in Dichtung und Malerei (Eng: The Grotesque in Art and Literature). +
-*[[1948]] - [[Edwige Fenech]] (born December 24, 1948 as Edwige Sfenek in Bône, (now Annaba) in French Algeria is a French-born Italian actress and film producer. +
-*[[1913]] - [[Ad Reinhardt]] (December 24, 1913–August 30, 1967) was a painter, writer, and pioneer of conceptual and minimal art. He was also a critic of abstract expressionism. He is perhaps best known for his near monochrome work Abstract Painting No. 5. +
-*[[1946]] - [[Vittorio Giardino]](born December 24, 1946), is an Italian comic artist and creator of Little Ego.  
 +*[[1903]] - [[Joseph Cornell]] , (born December 24, 1903 – died December 29, 1972) was an American artist and sculptor, (d. [[1888]])
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 +*[[1906]] - [[James Hadley Chase]] is a pseudonym for British author Rene Brabazon Raymond (December 24,1906 – February 6, 1985) (d. [[1888]])
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 +*[[1906]] - [[Wolfgang Kayser]], German literary theorist (The Grotesque in Art and Literature). (d. [[1960]])
 +*[[1948]] - [[Edwige Fenech]], French-born Italian actress and film producer
 +*[[1913]] - [[Ad Reinhardt]], American artist (''Abstract Painting No. 5'') (d. [[1967]])
 +*[[1946]] - [[Vittorio Giardino]](born December 24, 1946), is an Italian comic artist and creator of Little Ego. (d. [[1888]])
*[[1931]] - [[Walter Abish]] (born December 24 1931) is a American author of experimental novels and short stories. *[[1931]] - [[Walter Abish]] (born December 24 1931) is a American author of experimental novels and short stories.
-*[[1929]] - [[John Osborne]](December 12, 1929 – December 24, 1994) was an English playwright, screenwriter, and critic of The Establishment, best-known for his 1956 play Look Back in Anger. +*[[1994]] - [[John Osborne]](December 12, 1929 – December 24, 1994) was an English playwright, screenwriter, and critic of The Establishment, best-known for his 1956 play Look Back in Anger. (d. [[1929]])
-*[[1891]] - [[Feodor Stepanovich Rojankovsky]] (December 24, 1891 – October 12, 1970), also known as Rojan, was a Russian emigré illustrator. He is best known for his illustrations for children's books, and conversely, for his erotic illustrations. + 
 +*[[1891]] - [[Feodor Stepanovich Rojankovsky]] (December 24, 1891 – October 12, 1970), also known as Rojan, was a Russian emigré illustrator. He is best known for his illustrations for children's books, and conversely, for his erotic illustrations. (d. [[1970]])
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  • 1524 - Ignatius of Loyola (December 24, 1491 – July 31 1556), was the principal founder and first Superior General of the Society of Jesus, a religious order of the Catholic Church professing direct service to the Pope in terms of mission. Members of the order are called Jesuits. (d. 1888)


  • 1903 - Joseph Cornell , (born December 24, 1903 – died December 29, 1972) was an American artist and sculptor, (d. 1888)
  • 1906 - James Hadley Chase is a pseudonym for British author Rene Brabazon Raymond (December 24,1906 – February 6, 1985) (d. 1888)
  • 1994 - John Osborne(December 12, 1929 – December 24, 1994) was an English playwright, screenwriter, and critic of The Establishment, best-known for his 1956 play Look Back in Anger. (d. 1929)
  • 1891 - Feodor Stepanovich Rojankovsky (December 24, 1891 – October 12, 1970), also known as Rojan, was a Russian emigré illustrator. He is best known for his illustrations for children's books, and conversely, for his erotic illustrations. (d. 1970)





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