Famous Birthdays on November 24

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  • 1273 Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (d. 1284)
  • 1394 Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (d. 1465)
  • 1420 John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (d. 1473)
  • 1583 Juan Martínez de Jáuregui y Aguilar, Spanish poet (d. 1641)
  • 1615 Philipp Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1690)
  • 1630 Etienne Baluze, French scholar (d. 1718)
  • 1632 Baruch "Benedict" de Spinoza, Amsterdam, rationalist philosopher
  • 1642 Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, earl of Tourville/knight/admiral/marshal
  • 1655 Charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97)
  • 1690 Charles Theodore Pachelbel, composer
  • 1712 Willem Bachiene, theologist/geographer/astronomer (Ecclesiastical)

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1713 Junipero Serra, Spanish missionary priest, founded 1st missions in California, born in Petra, Majorca

Missionary Junípero Serra
Missionary
Junípero Serra
  • 1713 Laurence Sterne, Ireland, novelist/satirist (Tristram Shandy)
  • 1724 Maria Amalia of Saxony, queen of Spain (d. 1760)
  • 1729 Alexander Suvorov, Russian general (d. 1800)
  • 1740 John Bacon, English sculptor
  • 1745 Maria Louisa of Spain, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1792)
  • 1747 Felice Alessandri, composer
  • 1766 J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist
  • 1768 Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer
  • 1774 Thomas Dick, Scottish scientific teacher and writer (d. 1857)

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1784 Zachary Taylor, 12th US President (Mar 5, 1849 - July 9, 1850), born in Barboursville, Virginia (d. 1850)

12th US President Zachary Taylor
12th US President
Zachary Taylor
  • 1795 Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer
  • 1801 Ludwig Bechstein, German poet (d. 1860)
  • 1806 Omar Pasha, [Michael Lats], Croatian governor/viceroy of Bosnia/Iraq
  • 1806 William Webb Ellis, credited with the invention of Rugby (d. 1872)
  • 1811 Ditler G Monrad, Danish theologist/bishop/premier (1863- )
  • 1811 Ulrich Ochsenbein, Swiss Federal Councillor (d. 1890)
  • 1815 James Trapier, N Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1865)
  • 1815 Grace Darling, English heroine (d. 1842)
  • 1817 Juan de la Cruz Moreno Maisonave, Guatemala
  • 1824 Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist
  • 1826 Collodi, [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian author (Pinocchio)
  • 1829 William Passmore Carlin, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1903)
  • 1833 Antoine Labelle, Quebec catholic priest (d. 1891)
  • 1848 Lilli Lehmann, opera singer
  • 1849 Frances Hodgson Burnett, British-American playwright and children's author ("The Secret Garden"), born in Manchester (d. 1924)
  • 1853 Bat Masterson, American gunfighter (d. 1921)
  • 1859 Cass Gilbert, American architect (d. 1934)
  • 1864 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, France, painter (At the Moulin Rouge)

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1868 Scott Joplin, American ragtime entertainer and composer (The Entertainer), born in Texarkana, Texas (d. 1917)

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin
  • 1869 António Óscar Carmona, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal and 11th President of Portugal (d. 1951)
  • 1873 L Martov, [Yuly O Tsederbaum], Russian revolutionary
  • 1874 Charles William Miller, Brazilian footballer (d. 1953)
  • 1876 Walter Griffin, US architect, city planner; designed Canberra, Aust
  • 1877 Alben W Barkley, Graves County Ky, (35th Vice Pres-D-1949-53)
  • 1877 Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian CID Commissioner of Police (d. 1941)
  • 1878 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
  • 1881 Al Christie, Canadian-born film director and producer (d. 1951)
  • 1884 Michel de Klerk, architect (Amsterdam School)
  • 1884 Itzhak Ben-Zvi, President of Israel (d. 1963)
  • 1886 Georges Vandertongerloo, Flemish artist (L'art et Son Avenir)
  • 1886 Margaret Caroline Anderson, American publisher (d. 1973)
  • 1887 Erich von Manstein, German military commander (d. 1973)
  • 1888 Cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter)
  • 1888 Dale Carnegie, author (How to Win Friends & Influence People)
  • 1888 Rudolf Klein-Rogge, actor (Metropolis, Spies), born in Cologne, Germany
  • 1888 Fredrick Willius, American cardiologist (d. 1972)
  • 1889 Albert J Sylvester, England, ballroom dancer (Alex Moor Award-1977)
  • 1889 Cissy van Marxfield, [Setske Beek-de Haan], Dutch author
  • 1892 Isidor Achron, composer
  • 1893 Fern Andra, Watseka IL, actress (Eyes of the World)
  • 1893 Charles F. Hurley, 54th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1946)
  • 1894 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great opening batsman for Engl)

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1896 Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Italian-American gangster of the New York mafia, born in Sicily, Italy (d. 1962)

  • 1899 Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer
  • 1899 Ward Morehouse, American theater critic and newspaper columnist (d. 1966)
  • 1900 Cornelius Kee, composer
  • 1900 Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, filmmaker/teacher
  • 1901 Andre Victor Tchelistcheff, winemaker
  • 1902 Fernand Braudel, French historian
  • 1905 Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady)
  • 1906 Andreina Pagnani, actress (Il Commandante), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1906 Eduard Ludwig, German architect (Air Bridge monument Berlin)
  • 1908 Harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus)
  • 1908 Libertad Lamaraque, Agentina, actress (Madreselva, Puerta Cerrada)
  • 1908 Ray Carter, orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1909 Hans Melchior Brugk, composer
  • 1909 Hotze de Roos, Dutch youth book author (Chameleon)
  • 1910 Lennox Brown, cricketer (South African leg-spinner on 1931-32 Aust/NZ tour)
  • 1911 Kirby Grant, Butte Mont, actor (Sky King)
  • 1911 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter
  • 1911 Joe Medwick, baseball player (d. 1975)
  • 1912 Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher (Johnson murderer!)
  • 1912 Garson Kanin, playwright/producer (Double Life), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1912 Geraldine Fitzgerald, actress (Pawnbroker, Easy Money), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1912 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger
  • 1913 Gisela Mauermeyer, Germany, discus thrower (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • 1913 Howard Duff, Bremerton Washington, actor (Flamingo Road, Knots Landing)
  • 1914 Elise Hoomans, Dutch director/actress (Jane Eyre)
  • 1916 Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi"
  • 1917 Richard Bilderback Hervig, composer
  • 1917 Rita Corita, [Hendrika Sturm], Dutch singer
  • 1918 Roley Jenkins, cricketer (English leg-spinner 1948-52)
  • 1918 Tom "Stubby" Fouts, Carroll County Ind, actor (Polka-go-round)
  • 1918 William Strethan "Wild Bill" Davis, musician
  • 1919 John Silverlight, journalist
  • 1919 David Kossoff, British actor (d. 2005)
  • 1920 Anthony Griffin, sailor
  • 1920 Joseph Olutola Olu Odutola Oguntala, soho club owner
  • 1921 Joe "Ducky" Medwick, baseball player
  • 1921 John V Lindsay, (Mayor-R/D-NY, 1965-73)
  • 1924 Victor Grinich, Croatian-American businessman (d. 2000)
  • 1925 Alun Owen, North Wales, writer (Hard Days Night)/actor (Servant)
  • 1925 William F. Buckley Jr, New York, American conservative author and commentator (National Review, Firing Line)
  • 1925 Simon van der Meer, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1926 Alan Owen, English author (Maggie May, Ronnie Barker Show)
  • 1926 Alfred "Fred" Benavente, director/actor (Farce Majeur)
  • 1926 Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1927 Alfred Kraus, Las Palmas Canary Islands, tenor (La Scala)
  • 1927 Emma Lou Diemer, composer
  • 1927 Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian writer (d. 2003)
  • 1929 Eileen Barton, Bkln, singer (Broadway Open House)
  • 1930 C T Patankar, cricketer (kept wicket in one Test India v NZ 1955-56)
  • 1930 Ken Barrington, cricketer (tough England batsman)
  • 1930 Bob Friend, baseball player
  • 1932 Fred Titmus, cricketer (long-running England off-spinner)
  • 1934 Alfred Schnittke, Russia, composer (St Florian)
  • 1934 Claudio Prieto, composer
  • 1934 Martin Charnin, Broadway lyricist (Annie, West Side Story)
  • 1935 Ronald V Dellums, (Rep-D-California, 1971- ), born in Oakland, California

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1938 Oscar Robertson [The Big O], NBA guard (Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Olympic gold 1960), born in Charlotte, Tennessee

NBA Player Oscar Robertson
NBA Player
Oscar Robertson
  • 1938 Wynne Bradburn, cricketer (father of Grant NZ batsman v South Africa 1964)
  • 1938 Charles Starkweather, American Spree Killer (d. 1959)
  • 1938 Willy Claes, Belgian politician
  • 1939 Jim Northrup, baseball player
  • 1939 Jim Yester, rock vocalist/guitarist (Association), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1939 Yoshinobu Miyake, Japan, featherweight (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
  • 1940 Paul Tagliabue, commissioner (NFL)
  • 1940 Wendell Morris Logan, composer
  • 1940 Don Metz, American architect
  • 1940 Eric Wilson, Canadian children's author.
  • 1941 Donald "Duck" Dunn, TN, bassist (Booker T-Mar-Keys, Walkin' the Dog), (d, 2012)
  • 1941 Gary Boyle, rocker (Isotope)
  • 1941 John de Andrea, US sculptor
  • 1941 Pete Best, British drummer (Beatles)
  • 1942 Bayani Mendoza de Leon, composer
  • 1942 Billy Connolly, Scotland, comedian/actor (Blue Money)
  • 1942 Marlin Fitzwater, press secretary (George H. W. Bush)
  • 1943 Barry Milburn, cricketer (NZ wicket-keeper in three Tests 1969)
  • 1943 Richard Tee, US pianist (Stuff, Strokin')
  • 1943 Robin Williamson, rocker (Incredible String Band)
  • 1944 Claudia Dreifus, interviewer/author (7 Stories)
  • 1944 Dan Glickman, (Rep-D-KS, 1977- )
  • 1944 Jules Deelder, Dutch poet (T of Vondel)
  • 1944 Ibrahim Gambari, Nigerian scholar
  • 1945 Lee Michaels, rocker (Do You Know What I Mean), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945 Bev [Beverley] Bevan, rock drummer (ELO), born in Birmingham, England

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1946 Ted Bundy, American serial murderer during the 1970s, born in Burlington, Vermont (d. 1989)

Serial Killer Ted Bundy
Serial Killer
Ted Bundy
  • 1946 Penelope Jones Halsall (aka: Caroline Courtney, Melinda Wright, Lydia Hitchcock, Penny Jordan, Annie Groves)
  • 1947 Dwight Schultz, Balt Md, actor (A-Team)
  • 1947 Dave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)
  • 1948 Ashok Gandotra, cricketer (in Rio de Janiero Two Tests for India 1969)
  • 1948 Spider Robinson, Canada, sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Callahan's Secret)
  • 1948 Steve Yeager, catcher (LA Dodger)
  • 1949 Anita Louis, US singer (Soul Children, I'll Be the Other Woman)
  • 1949 Martin Duiser, pop producer (Vanessa, Lee Towers)
  • 1949 Shane Bourne, Australian comedian and actor
  • 1950 Damon Evans, Balt Md, actor (Lionel-The Jeffersons)
  • 1950 Stanley Livingston, actor (Chip-My 3 Sons)
  • 1951 Chet Edwards, (Rep-D-Texas)
  • 1951 Gaby Landhage, Goteborg Sweden, model (Model of the Rear)
  • 1951 Graham Price, British rugby player
  • 1952 Brijesh Patel, cricketer (Indian batsman 1974-77)
  • 1952 Norbert Haug, German motorsport executive (Mercedes Benz)
  • 1952 Thierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor
  • 1953 Tod Machover, composer
  • 1953 Glenn Withrow, American actor
  • 1954 Emir Kusturica, Serbian filmmaker
  • 1955 Clement Burke, rock drummer (Blondie)

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1955 Ian Botham, English cricketer (all time great all-rounder), born in Heswall, Cheshire, England

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • 1955 Scott Mabon Hoch, PGA golfer (1982 USF&G Classic), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1955 Elvis Ramone, American drummer (The Ramones)
  • 1955 Takashi Yuasa, Japanese lawyer
  • 1955 Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Swedish politician
  • 1957 Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1957 Denise Crosby, actress (Tasha-Star Trek: Next Gen), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1958 Alain Chabat, actor (French Twist, Six Days Six Night)
  • 1958 Carmel, [McCourt], England, rocker (Storm, More More More)
  • 1958 Roy Aitken, Scottish former footballer
  • 1960 Amanda Wyss, American actress
  • 1960 Edgar Meyer, American bassist and composer
  • 1961 Carl Sundquist, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1961 Carlos Carnero, Spanish member of parliament
  • 1961 Arundhati Roy, Indian activist and writer (The God of Small Things), born in Shillong, Meghalaya
  • 1962 John Squire, English pop guitarist (Stone Roses, She Bangs the Drums)
  • 1962 Lesa Ann Pedriana, playmate (April, 1984), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1962 Randy Velarde, Midland TX, infielder (NY Yankees, California Angels)
  • 1963 Lisa Howard, actress (Days of Our Life, Rolling Vengeance)
  • 1964 Garret Dillahunt, American actor
  • 1964 Brad Sherwood, American comedian
  • 1964 Tony Rombola, American guitarist (Godsmack)
  • 1965 Nyla Jane Carroll, New Plymouth NZ, 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics-96)
  • 1965 Kim Roe-ha, South Korean actor
  • 1965 Shirley Henderson, Scottish actress
  • 1966 Ledell Eackles, NBA guard (Wash Wizards/Bullets)
  • 1966 Paul Robinett, American internet personality
  • 1966 Russell Watson, British singer
  • 1967 Al Martin, Covina CA, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • 1967 Ben McDonald, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)