Famous Birthdays on 24th October

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51 Domitian, Roman Emperor (d. 96)

Roman Emperor Domitian
Roman Emperor
Domitian
  • 1378 David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402)
  • 1607 John Lievensz, painter/etcher/wood carver
  • 1632 Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Hol, naturalist (Philosophical Transactions)
  • 1675 Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)
  • 1710 Alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)
  • 1763 Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (d. 1839)
  • 1788 Sarah Josepha Hale, author (Mary Had a Little Lamb)
  • 1789 Jean C Baud, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies (1834-6)
  • 1789 Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, composer
  • 1794 Friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant
  • 1796 August v Platen, writer
  • 1804 Wilhelm Eduard Weber, German physicist (d. 1891)
  • 1808 Ernst Friedrich Richter, composer
  • 1808 Carl Bernhard von Cotta, Meiningen, Germany, German geologist
  • 1811 Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist/composer/conductor
  • 1815 John Edwards, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1894)
  • 1817 Hippolyte Mège-Mouriés, Draguignan, France, French chemist and inventor of margarine
  • 1830 Belva Bennett Lockwood, attorney (1st lady to argue in Supreme Court)
  • 1842 Josef Nesvera, composer
  • 1844 Karl Lueger, anti semitic mayor of Vienna
  • 1854 Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (Heterogenen Gleichgewichte)
  • 1855 James S. Sherman, Vice President of the United States (d. 1912)
  • 1857 Ned Williamson, American baseball player (d. 1894)
  • 1863 Manuel Manrique de Lara y Berry, composer
  • 1867 Franco Leoni, composer
  • 1868 Alexandra David-Néel, French explorer and writer (d. 1969)
  • 1872 Peter O'Connor, Irish athlete (d. 1957)
  • 1873 Edmund Taylor Whittaker, Southport, Lancashire, U.K., British mathematician (applied mathematics and the theory of special functions)
  • 1875 Konstantin Yuon, Russian painter (d. 1958)
  • 1877 Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer
  • 1877 Rika H E Hopper, Dutch actress (Anastasia)
  • 1878 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)
  • 1881 Paulus B Barth, Swiss painter/lithographer
  • 1882 Sybil Thorndike, England, actress (Saint Joan)
  • 1882 Emmerich Kálmán, Siófok, Austria-Hungary, Hungarian composer of operettas
  • 1885 Ernest Claes, Belgian author (Saints from Zichem)
  • 1886 Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet (El Libro Blanco)
  • 1887 Victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso
  • 1887 Octave Lapize, French cyclist (d. 1917)
  • 1890 Chicago Mainbocher, uniform designer (Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Waves)
  • 1890 Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer
  • 1891 Geertruida M W "Truus" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Two Orphans)
  • 1891 Rafael L Trujillo Molina, president/dictator of Dom Rep (1930-61)
  • 1892 Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter
  • 1894 Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay, Bengali author (d. 1987)
  • 1896 Jack Warner, [Waters], actor (Christmas Carol), born in London, England
  • 1897 Lazar Weiner, Russian-born American composer (d. 1982)
  • 1899 Ferhat Abbas, Algerian pharmacist/MP chairman (1962-63)
  • 1900 Elizabeth Hill, teacher of Salvonic languages
  • 1900 Karl Otto Runolfsson, composer
  • 1901 Gilda Gray, Polish-born American actress and dancer (d. 1959)

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1903 Melvin Purvis, Timmonsville South Carolina, American FBI agent

FBI Agent Melvin Purvis
FBI Agent
Melvin Purvis

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1904 Moss Hart, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1), born in The Bronx, New York

Playwright Moss Hart
Playwright
Moss Hart
  • 1905 Elizabeth Poston, composer
  • 1906 Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, painter
  • 1906 Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (d. 1968)
  • 1908 John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist
  • 1908 John Tuzo Wilson, Canadian geologist (contributions to plate tectonics), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1909 Bill Carr, American athlete (d. 1966)
  • 1911 Clarence M Kelley, FBI head
  • 1911 Sonny Terry, blind Piedmont blues musician, born in Greensboro, Georgia (d. 1986)
  • 1911 Paul Grégoire, French Canadian archbishop of Montreal (d. 1993)
  • 1911 Nathaniel Wyeth, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, USA, American chemist and inventor (created PET plastic beverage bottle)
  • 1913 Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer
  • 1913 Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (d. 1984)
  • 1915 Jean Vallerand, composer
  • 1915 Tito Gobbi, Italian baritone (Figaro-Barber of Seville)
  • 1915 Bob Kane, American cartoonist (d. 1998)
  • 1915 Roger Milliken, American millionaire
  • 1915 Marghanita Laski, British Journalist and Novelist(d. 1988)
  • 1917 Marshall Goldberg, NFL halfback (Chicago Cardinals)
  • 1919 Frank Piasecki, American aeronautical engineer (d. 2008)
  • 1920 Louise H "Lous" Hensen, actress (Medea, Uncle Wanja)
  • 1920 Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, French mathematician (d. 1996)
  • 1923 Denise Levertov, American poet/essayist (Joy Beneath the Skin)
  • 1923 Reed van Delft, [Hendrika M Schwartz], actress (Golden draagkoets)
  • 1924 Jose Casanovas, composer
  • 1924 Piet Roozenburg, World champ checker player (1948 . . 55)
  • 1925 Jayaaram N Reddy, South African politician/banker
  • 1925 Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder)
  • 1925 Luciano Berio, Oneglia Italy, composer (Chemins)
  • 1926 Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)
  • 1927 Renato de Grandis, composer
  • 1927 Gilbert Bécaud, French composer and actor (d. 2001)
  • 1928 Gabriel Laub, Polish writer
  • 1928 Ken Hough, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in two Tests v England 1959)
  • 1929 George H Crumb, Charleston WV, composer (Pulitzer 1968-Echoes of Time)
  • 1929 James Brosnan, baseball player/writer (Long Season)
  • 1929 Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (d. 2004)
  • 1929 Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist and activist (d. 1977)
  • 1930 Big Bopper, [JP Richardson], Sabine Pass Tx, vocalist (Chantiily Lace)
  • 1930 Johan Galtung, Norway, polemologist (Meaning of Nonviolence)
  • 1930 Raj Bagri, Indies/British merchant in metal
  • 1930 Sultan Ahmad Shah, King of Malaysia
  • 1931 Sofia Gubaidulina, Russian composer (Stimmen Verstummen)
  • 1932 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)

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1932 Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999), born in Kingston, Ontario

Economist/Nobel Laureate Robert Mundell
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Robert Mundell
  • 1932 Johnny Lattner, American football player, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1933 Norman Rush, American writer
  • 1934 Arvind Apte, cricketer (brother of Madhav Scored 8 & 7 in one Test)
  • 1934 Margie Masters, LPGA golfer
  • 1936 Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch politican (VVD)
  • 1936 Bill Wyman, England, rocker (Rolling Stones-Under My Thumb)
  • 1936 David Nelson, American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), born in NYC, New York
  • 1936 Rainer Kunad, composer
  • 1937 Miguel Angel Coria, composer
  • 1938 Fred E Finn, pianist (Mickie Finn's), born in San Franciso, California
  • 1939 Uri Sharvit, composer
  • 1940 David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
  • 1940 F Murray Abraham, actor (Amadeus, Mad Man), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1941 Frank AM Aendenboom, Flemish actor (Lion of Flanders)
  • 1941 William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer
  • 1943 Jose Serrano, (Rep-D-New York)
  • 1944 Ted Templeman, rocker
  • 1944 Viktor Prokopenko, Ukranian footballer and coach (d. 2007)
  • 1945 Anthony Christian, English artist
  • 1945 Gérald Larose, Quebec labour union executive
  • 1946 Jerry Edmonton, Canada, rock drummer (Steppenwolf)
  • 1947 Edgar Broughton, rocker

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1947 Kevin Kline, actor (Sophie's Choice, Big Chill), born in St. Louis, Missouri

  • 1948 Dale "Buffin" Griffin, rock drummer (Mott The Hoople)
  • 1948 Kweisi Mfume, (Rep-D-Maryland)/CEO (NAACP)
  • 1948 Paul and Barry Ryan, British composers-singers
  • 1949 Robert Pickton, Canadian charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women
  • 1950 Terry Buffin, rock drummer (British Lions)
  • 1950 Steven Greenberg, American composer
  • 1950 Rawly Eastwick, American baseball player
  • 1951 Todd Crespi, Frankfurt Germany, actor (Magician)
  • 1953 Billy Thomas, Ft Meyers Fla, singer (McBride & Ride-I Count on You)
  • 1953 James di Donato, open water swimmer, one of the Tiger Twins (world record for swimming the butterfly in 40.6 miles)
  • 1953 Jonathan di Donato, open water swimmer, one of the Tiger Twins (world record for swimming the butterfly in 40.6 miles)
  • 1954 Doug Davidson, actor (Paul Williams-Young & Restless), born in Glendale, California
  • 1954 Jaap J Feenstra, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1954 Perry Lee "Tiny" Tavares, rocker
  • 1954 Brad Sherman, American politician
  • 1954 Thomas J. Mulcair, Quebec politician
  • 1954 Mike Rounds, American politician
  • 1954 Jozef Ráž, Slovak musician
  • 1955 Ghulam Parkar, cricketer (Indian batsman v England 1982)
  • 1956 Dale Maharidge, American author
  • 1957 Ron Gardenhire, German-born American baseball manager
  • 1957 John Kassir, American actor and comedian
  • 1958 Mathilde Santing, Dutch rock singer (Breast & Brow)
  • 1958 Pam Gietzen, LPGA golfer
  • 1960 Carolien de Windt, Suriname/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)
  • 1960 Ian Baker-Finch, Nambour Queensland, PGA golfer (1991 British Open)
  • 1960 B.D. Wong, American actor
  • 1960 Jaime Garzón, Colombian journalist and comedian (d. 1999)
  • 1960 Joachim "Jo" Winkelhock, German race car driver
  • 1961 Rafael Belliard, Pueblo Nuevo Dom Rep, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
  • 1961 Russell Swanson, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1961 Susan Leigh Still, lt cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 83, 94), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1961 Mary Bono, American politician
  • 1961 Dave Meltzer, American wrestling journalist
  • 1962 B D Wong, actor (Freshman, Mystery Date), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1962 Jay Novacek, NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1963 John Hendrie, Scottish footballer
  • 1964 Griffin O'Neal, actor (April Fools Day, Wraith)
  • 1964 Patrick Hunter, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1965 Donald Frank, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 1965 Vernice Smith, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, St Louis Rams)
  • 1965 Kyriakos Velopoulos, Greek politician
  • 1966 F P Santangelo, Livonia MI, outfielder (Montreal Expos)
  • 1966 Shawn Lee, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • 1966 Roman Abramovich, Russian oil magnate
  • 1967 Ian Bishop, cricketer (West Indian fast bowler)
  • 1968 Adrian Dale, cricketer (prolific Glamorgan & England A batsman)
  • 1968 Francisco Claver, Spain, tennis star
  • 1968 Ken Ryan, Pawtucket RI, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1968 Robert Wilonsky, American journalist
  • 1969 Arthur Rhodes, Waco Texas, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 1969 Kelvin Pritchett, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • 1969 Morena Corwin, Seoul, Korea, playmate (Sep, 1992)
  • 1969 Adela Noriega, Mexican actress
  • 1970 Alonza Bevan, bassist/tabla (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • 1970 Lamont Hollinquest, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1970 Todd Riech, Polson Montana, javelin thrower
  • 1970 Walter Dunson, NFL running back/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1970 Rob Leslie-Carter, British Engineer and Project Manager
  • 1971 Aaron Bailey, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 1971 Mike Verstegen, NFL guard (NO Saints)
  • 1971 Dervla Kirwan, Irish actress
  • 1972 Eric Sutton, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1972 Louis Michael Anthony Sassin, rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1972 Natasha Ann Courter, Davenport Iowa, Miss America-Iowa (1997)
  • 1972 Pat Williams, defensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972 Ruxandra Dragomir, Pitesti Rom, tennis star (1996 Bournemouth doubles)
  • 1972 Susan Barnett, Miss Pennsylvania USA (1996)
  • 1972 T J Cunningham, NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972 Tom Fletcher, NFL defensive safety (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1972 Kim Ji-soo, South Korean actress
  • 1972 Scott Peterson, American murderer
  • 1972 Pat Williams, American football player
  • 1973 Kenny Holmes, defensive end (Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1973 Levi Leipheimer, American cyclist
  • 1973 Mike Matthews, American baseball player
  • 1973 Jackie McNamara, Scottish footballer
  • 1974 Alexander PGR duke of Ulster, son of English prince Richard
  • 1974 Nathan Parks, tackle (KC Chiefs)