Famous Birthdays on 24th January

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76 Hadrian, Italica, Roman Emperor (117-138, builder of Hadrian's Wall)

Roman Emperor Hadrian
Roman Emperor
Hadrian
  • 1287 Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345)
  • 1444 Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476)
  • 1638 Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706)
  • 1664 John Vanbrugh, dramatist/architect (baptized), born in London, England
  • 1670 William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729)
  • 1674 Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735)
  • 1679 Christian von Wolff, German philosopher
  • 1705 Farinelli, [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato

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1712 Frederick II (the Great), King of Prussia (1740-86)

King of Prussia Frederick the Great
King of Prussia
Frederick the Great
  • 1712 Georg F Schmidt, German engraver/etcher
  • 1724 Frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789)
  • 1732 Pierre de Baumarchais, France, playwright (Barber of Seville)
  • 1742 Anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808)
  • 1746 Gustav III, king during Swedish Enlightenment (1771-92)
  • 1750 Wybo Fijnje, Dutch politician/patriot/journalist
  • 1754 Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820)
  • 1758 Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer
  • 1763 Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (d. 1831)
  • 1767 Antony CW Staring, Dutch lawyer/poet (Jaromir)
  • 1774 Karl Moser, German composer and violinist, born in Berlin (1851)
  • 1776 Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)
  • 1778 Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French King Charles X
  • 1779 Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826)
  • 1798 Karl von Holtei, Silezian actor/playwright (Die Vagabunden)
  • 1798 Karl von Staudt, German math professor (projective geometrician)
  • 1800 Edwin Chadwick, British social reformer
  • 1814 Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector
  • 1820 John Milton Thayer, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1906)
  • 1828 Adam Jacoby Slemmer, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1868)
  • 1828 Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist
  • 1828 Karol Studzinski, composer
  • 1829 William Mason, composer
  • 1832 John Pegram, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • 1848 Vasily Surikov, Russian painter (d. 1916)
  • 1859 Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer

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1862 Edith Wharton [-Jones], Pulitzer prize-winning novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth), born in New York City (d. 1937)

Pulitzer prize winning novelist Edith Wharton
Pulitzer prize winning novelist
Edith Wharton
  • 1864 Marguerite Durand, French feminist leader (d. 1936)
  • 1872 Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (d. 1943)
  • 1872 Ethel Turner, Australian author (d. 1958)
  • 1874 Arthur Schomburg (Arturo Alfonso), Puerto Rico, archivist of African American history and culture
  • 1880 Elisabeth Achelis, creator (World Calendar)
  • 1883 Estelle Winwood, [Goodwin], England, actress (Miracle on 34th Street)
  • 1886 Henry King, Christiansburg Virginia, American film director (d. 1982)
  • 1888 Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft)
  • 1888 Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian/US author (Men Never Know)
  • 1891 Walter Model, German field marshal
  • 1895 Albin Zollinger, Swiss poet/author (Der Halbe Mensch)
  • 1895 Eugen Roth, German poet, born in Munich (d. 1976)
  • 1898 Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (d. 1939)
  • 1902 Oskar Morgenstern, German/US economist
  • 1902 Walter Keirnan, New Havens Ct, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret)
  • 1902 E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (d. 1965)
  • 1903 Robert Gwathmey, artist (Arts & Letters)
  • 1905 Dorothy Patten, American actress, born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 1975)
  • 1906 Norman Cook, museum curator
  • 1907 Alfonse Vranckx, Belgian lawyer/politician
  • 1907 Maurice Couve de Murville, France premier (1968-69)
  • 1909 Ann Todd, Hartford England, actress (Paradine Case, 7th Veil)
  • 1909 Tiny Winters, musician
  • 1911 C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore, US, sci-fi author (Judgment Night)
  • 1912 Ken Weekes, cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval)
  • 1913 Mark Goodson, TV game-show proudcer (Goodson-Toddman)
  • 1913 Norman Dello Joio, [Dello Ioio], composer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1915 Robert B Motherwell, US, painter (Elegies to the Spanish Republic)
  • 1915 Vitezslava Kapralova, composer
  • 1916 John Corner, scientist
  • 1916 Vic Stollmeyer, cricketer (bro of Jeff Scored 96 in only Test innings)
  • 1916 Jack Brickhouse, American sports broadcaster (d. 1998)
  • 1917 Ernest Borgnine, Hamden Ct, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty), (d. 2012)
  • 1918 Gottfried von Einem, Bern Switzerland, Austrian composer (Dantons Tod)
  • 1918 John McLiam, actor (Parker-Men From Shiloh), born in Alberta, Canada (d. 1994)
  • 1918 Oral Roberts, Pontotoc County Oklahoma, American Televangelist, founder Oral Roberts College
  • 1919 Leon Kirchner, contemporary classical composer (Pulitzer Prize for Music 1967), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1919 Nora Beloff, journalist/author
  • 1920 Don Saddler, Van Nuys California, dancer (Holiday Hotel)
  • 1920 Jerry Maren, actor (munchkin-Wizard of Oz, Mayor McCheese)
  • 1921 Bernard J Dwyer, (Rep-D-NJ, 1981- )
  • 1922 Neil Franklin, soccer star
  • 1922 Charles Socarides, American psychiatrist (d. 2005)
  • 1923 Simeon ten Holt, composer
  • 1924 8th earl Spencer, English large landowner/father of Diane
  • 1924 David Craighead, composer
  • 1924 Klaus George Roy, composer
  • 1924 Marvin Kaplan, actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Robert Kastenmeier, Politician (Rep-D-WI, 1959-91), born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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1925 Maria Tallchief, Fairfax Ok, ballerina, (d. 2013)

Ballerina Maria Tallchief
Ballerina
Maria Tallchief
  • 1925 William Hudson, California, actor (I Led 3 Lives)
  • 1926 Georges Lautner, French director and screenwriter
  • 1927 Paula Hawkins, (Sen-R-FL, 1981-86)
  • 1927 Sir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet, British aristocrat (d. 2007)
  • 1928 Desmond Morris, English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language)
  • 1928 Michel Serrault, French actor (d. 2007)
  • 1930 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire
  • 1931 Ib Norholm, Danish composer and organist, born in Søborg, Gladsaxe
  • 1932 Werner Steger, composer
  • 1933 Zeke Carey, US R&B singer (Flamingos-I Only Have Eyes For You), born in Bluefield, West Virginia (d. 1999)
  • 1934 Stanisław Grochowiak, Polish poet (d. 1976)
  • 1935 Eric Ashton, English rugby league footballer (d. 2008)
  • 1936 Daniel Goode, composer
  • 1936 Doug Kershaw, La, plays electric fiddle
  • 1936 Jack Scott, Canada, rocker (My True Love)
  • 1938 Julius Arthur Hemphill, saxophonist
  • 1938 Gyula Torok, Hungary, Boxer (Oly Gold 1960), (d. 2014)
  • 1939 Ray Stevens, Clarksdale Ga, singer (Ahab the Arab, Streak)
  • 1940 Flip Buurmeijer, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1941 Aaron Neville, US singer/keyboardist (Neville Brothers)
  • 1941 Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)

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1941 Neil Diamond, American singer-songwriter, born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Singer-songwriter
Neil Diamond
  • 1942 Gary Hart, American professional wrestling manager and wrestler (d. 2008)
  • 1943 Julie Bennett, actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear), born in Beverly Hills, California

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1943 Sharon Tate, American actress (Valley of the Dolls), born in Dallas, Texas

Actress and Murder Victim Sharon Tate
Actress and Murder Victim
Sharon Tate
  • 1943 Subhash Ghai, Indian film director
  • 1944 David Gerrold, [Jerrold David Friedman], author (World of Star Trek)
  • 1944 Klaus Nomi, German singer (d. 1983)
  • 1945 D. Todd Christofferson, LDS apostle
  • 1945 John Garamendi, American politician
  • 1946 Hubert M "Jubi" Kirindongo, Curacaos sculptor/painter
  • 1946 John Harrison, South Africa correspondent (BBC)
  • 1946 Michael Ontkean, actor (Rookies, Slap Shot, Twin Peaks), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1947 David Randall, priest
  • 1947 Giorgio Chinaglia, Carrara Italy, soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos), (d. 2012)
  • 1947 Warren Zevon, rocker (Excitable Boy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947 Masashi Ozaki, Japanese golfer
  • 1948 Elliott Abrams, asst secretary of state/supplied arms to the Contras
  • 1948 Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
  • 1949 Bart Gordon, (Rep-D-TN, 1985- )
  • 1949 John Belushi, comedian/actor (SNL, Blues Brothers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1950 Daniel Auteuil, Algeria, actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring)
  • 1950 Benjamin Urrutia, Ecuadorian-born American writer
  • 1951 Yakov Smirnoff, Russia, comedian (It's a wonderful country)
  • 1952 William F Readdy, Quonset Point RI, astronaut (STS 42, 51, 79)
  • 1953 Brian Matthews, actor (Burning), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1954 Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (d. 1986)
  • 1955 James Montgomery, US 100m swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1976)
  • 1955 Julian Holland, rocker (Squeeze)
  • 1956 Hanne Krogh, Norwegian singer (Bobbysocks)
  • 1956 Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (d. 1998)
  • 1957 Adrian Edmondson, British comedian
  • 1958 Frank Ullrich, East Germany, world biathlon champion
  • 1958 Neil Allen, American baseball player
  • 1958 Jools Holland, British musician
  • 1959 David Mills, American author
  • 1959 James Roderick Moir (alias Vic Reeves), English comedian
  • 1961 Nastassja Kinski, actress (Tess, Cat People), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1961 Krasimir Mikhailov Stoyanov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut
  • 1961 Vince Russo, American writer
  • 1961 William Van Dijck, Belgian athlete
  • 1962 Sultan Zarawani, cricketer (United Arab Emirates capt 1996 World Cup)
  • 1963 Martyn Grimley, English field hockey player
  • 1963 Arnold Vanderlyde, Dutch boxer
  • 1964 Rob Dibble, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1964 Ronnie McCann, Evander South Africa, Nike golfer (1993 Hawkeye-37th)
  • 1965 Ross MacDonald, star sailor (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1965 Carlos Saldanha, Brazilian film director
  • 1966 Kim Saiki, Inglewood CA, golfer (1994 Standard Register PING-13th)
  • 1966 Mike Forgeron, Main-A-Dieu Nova Scotia, rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1966 Jimeoin, Northern Irish comedian
  • 1967 Chris Warren, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1967 Shannon Butler, South Lake Tahoe California, 10k runner
  • 1967 Phil LaMarr, American voice actor
  • 1967 John Myung, American musician (Dream Theater)
  • 1968 Mark Burmester, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test all-rounder in 3 Tests 1992)
  • 1968 Mary Lou Retton, Fairmont WV, gymnist (Oly-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-84)
  • 1968 Ross Powell, US baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros)
  • 1968 Scott Mercier, Harbor City California, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1968 Michael Kiske, German musician
  • 1969 Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
  • 1969 Stephanie Romanov, actress (Teri Spencer-Models Inc)/model (Elite)
  • 1969 Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Icelandic actor
  • 1970 Chris Bartolone, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
  • 1970 Matthew Lillard, actor (Scream)
  • 1971 Cory Bailey, US baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • 1971 Joe Panos, NFL guard/center (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1971 John Reece, WLAF/NFL cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals, Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1971 Saalman Raelyn, Fostoria Ohio, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold)
  • 1971 Tonya Crowe, actress (Olivia-Knots Landing), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1971 Andrea Mackris, American television producer
  • 1972 Jay Walker, quarterback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1972 Joe Garten, WLAF center (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1972 Raphael Graetz, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1972 Salima Davidson, volleyball setter (Olympics-96), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1972 Shannon Garrett, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • 1972 Naoshi Mizuta, Japanese composer
  • 1972 Ulla Werbrouck, Belgian judoka and politician
  • 1973 Chris Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
  • 1973 Erik Gervais, Valleyfield Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
  • 1973 Peter Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
  • 1973 Richard Aimonetto, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1974 Kristy Sargeant, ice pairs (1994 Skate Canada), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1974 Layla Linn, Miss New Mexico USA (1996)
  • 1974 Tim Biakabutuka, running back (Carolina Panthers)
  • 1974 Ed Helms, American actor
  • 1974 Shii Ann Huang, American game show contestant
  • 1975 Danielle Connors, Miss Virginia USA (1996)
  • 1975 Rónald Gómez, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1976 Laure Belleville, Miss Universe-France (1996)
  • 1976 Shae-Lynn Bourne, Canadian pairs skater (Bourne & Kraatz, 1994 World Champs-4th)
  • 1976 Cindy Pieters, Belgian cyclist
  • 1977 Lenka Cenkova, Trinec Czech, tennis star (1995 Futures-Vaihingen-GER)