Famous Birthdays on 24th September

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 218

  • 15 Vitellius, Roman Emperor (d. 69)
  • 1301 Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (d. 1372)

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1501 Girolamo Cardano, Italy, mathematician/astrologer (Ars Magna-1545)

Mathematician Girolamo Cardano
Mathematician
Girolamo Cardano
  • 1513 Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, Queen of Sweden (d. 1535)
  • 1534 Guru Ram Das, fourth Sikh Guru (d. 1581)
  • 1564 William Adams, English navigator and 1st ever Western Samurai (d. 1620)
  • 1583 Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein, German general
  • 1625 Johan de Witt, statesman/advisor of Holland
  • 1667 Jean-Louis Lully, composer, born in Paris, France
  • 1705 Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (d. 1766)
  • 1717 Horace Walpole, England, British horror writer (Castle of Otranto)
  • 1725 Sir Arthur Guinness, Irish brewer (d. 1803)
  • 1748 Philipp Meissner, composer

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1755 John Marshall, Germantown Virginia, 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1801-35)

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States John Marshall
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
John Marshall
  • 1762 William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets)
  • 1773 Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, composer
  • 1801 Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Ukrainian scientist (d. 1862)
  • 1802 Adolphe d'Archiac, French paleontologist and geologist (d. 1868)
  • 1806 George Alexander Osborne, composer
  • 1817 Ramon de Campoamor Campoosorio, Spanish poet (Doloras)
  • 1821 Cyprian K Norwid, Polish painter/poet/playwright (Wanda)
  • 1824 Truman Seymour, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1891)
  • 1825 Frances E W Harper, famous African
  • 1827 Henry Warner Slocum, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1894)
  • 1829 James St Clair Morton, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1864)
  • 1829 Charles S. West, Texas jurist and politician (d. 1885)
  • 1833 Henry Alanson Barnum, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • 1848 Pieter Louis Tak, literary (The Chronicle)
  • 1858 Eugene Foss, 45th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1939)
  • 1859 Julius Klengel, cellist/composer
  • 1860 Samuel Rutherford Crockett, novelist
  • 1870 Georges Claude, inventor (neon light)
  • 1871 Lottie Dod, English athlete (d. 1960)
  • 1878 C. F. Ramuz, Swiss writer (d. 1947)
  • 1884 Gustave Garrigou, French cyclist (d. 1963)
  • 1884 Hugo Schmeisser, German weapons designer (d. 1953)
  • 1885 Herman Bouber, Dutch actor/playwright (Sailor's Wives)
  • 1886 James Burke, actor (Mystery Theater, Great Guy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1890 Alan Herbert, England, journalist/writer (Punch, Helen)
  • 1890 Mike González, baseball player (d. 1977)
  • 1892 Sam[uel] de Vries, actor (Wandering Jew)
  • 1892 Adélard Godbout, premier of Québec (d. 1956)
  • 1893 Blind Lemon Jefferson, Coutchman, Texas, blues singer and guitarist, (d. 1929)
  • 1893 Julia Faye, actress (10 Commandments, Samson & Delilah), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1894 Tommy Armour, Anglo-American golfer (d. 1968)
  • 1895 Andre Cournand, physician

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1896 F Scott Fitzgerald, St Paul Minn, author (Great Gatsby), (d. 1940)

  • 1898 Charlotte D baroness of Pallandt, Dutch sculptress

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1898 Howard Florey, Adelaide Aust, pathologist/phamacologist; purified penicillin (Nobel '45), (d. 1968)

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey
  • 1899 Eduardo Hernandez Moncada, composer
  • 1899 Sir William Dobell, Australian portrait artist (d. 1970)
  • 1900 Ham Fisher, American cartoonist (d. 1955)
  • 1902 Cheryl Crawford, producer (Touch of Venus, Brigadoon)

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1902 Ayatollah Khomeini [Ruhollah Khomeini], Supreme leader of Iran (1979-89), religious figure, and political leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution (d. 1989)

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • 1904 Cemal Resit Rey, composer
  • 1904 Owen Saunders, mechanical engineer
  • 1905 Severo Ochoa, Nobel Laureate (d. 1993)
  • 1906 Victor Wong, LA Cal, actor (Mission to Moscow, Son of Kong, King Kong)
  • 1907 Pierre Moulaert, composer
  • 1909 Gerard Ciołek, Polish architect (d. 1966)
  • 1910 Cao Yu, Huaju writer (Peking Man), born in Tianjin, China (d. 1996)
  • 1910 Frank Pelleg, composer
  • 1910 Jean Servais, Angers Belgium, actor (Every Man is My Enemy)
  • 1910 Leonarda da Vinci MacLaren, founder (LSE)
  • 1911 Konstantin Chernenko, USSR leader
  • 1912 Don Porter, Miami Oklahoma, actor (Russ Lawrence-Gidget, Ann Sothern Show)
  • 1912 Ian Serraillier, children author
  • 1914 Andrzej Panufnik, Warsaw Poland, composer (Tragic Overture)
  • 1914 Hein J M Jordans, Dutch conductor
  • 1914 Herb Jeffries, actor (Where's Huddles), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1914 Sir John Kerr, 18th Governor-General of Australia, who dismissed Whitlam government (d. 1991)
  • 1915 Larry Gates, St Paul Minn, actor (Guiding Light, Body Snatchers)
  • 1915 Margarita J Aliger, Russian poetess (Zoja) [OS]
  • 1915 Seymour Egerton, CEO (Coutis Bank)
  • 1916 John Lapsley, British air marshal
  • 1917 Colin Cowe, senior bursar (Magdalen College Oxford)
  • 1917 William Putnam Bundy, editor (Lvaggerier & Vagaries), born in London, England
  • 1918 Audra Lindley, actress (Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1918 Richard Hoggart, author/warden (Goldsmith's College London)
  • 1919 Dayton Allen, comedian (Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1919 Vaclav Nelhybel, Polanka Czechoslovakia, composer (Everyman)
  • 1921 Jim McKay, sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1921 Leonard Overton, British glider pilot (Arnhem 1944)
  • 1921 Leonard Lopes-Salzedo, British composer, born in London, England
  • 1922 Cornell MacNeil, US, singer/actor (La Traviata)
  • 1922 David Lane, CEO (Commission for Racial Equality)
  • 1922 Theresa Merritt, actress (Mama-That's My Mama), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1923 Ladislav Fuks, writer
  • 1923 Mervyn Brown, diplomat
  • 1923 Fats Navarro, American jazz trumpet player (d. 1950)
  • 1924 Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge
  • 1924 Sheila MacRae, actress (Jackie Gleason Show), born in London, England (d. 2014)
  • 1924 Simpson Guillen, cricketer (wicket-keeper for West Indies & NZ)
  • 1924 Walter Fufido, Iwo Jima casualty (WW II), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1924 Nina Bocharova, Soviet gymnast
  • 1924 Theresa Merritt, American actress (d. 1998)
  • 1925 Autar Singh Paintal, Indian medical scientist (d. 2004)
  • 1927 Richard Swift, composer
  • 1929 George McNicol, principal (Aberdeen University)
  • 1929 Edward M. Lawson, Canadian politician
  • 1930 John Watts Young, astronaut (Gem 3 10, Apol 10 16, STS 1 9), born in San Franciso, California
  • 1930 Józef Krupiński, Polish poet (d. 1998)
  • 1930 Angelo Muscat, Maltese actor (d. 1977)
  • 1931 Anthony Newley, England, actor (Dr Doolitte, Garbage Pail Kids)/composer
  • 1931 Brian Glanville, author/journalist
  • 1931 Cardiss Collins, (Rep-D-Illinois, 1973-97), (d. 2013)
  • 1932 Svetlana Beriozova, ballerina
  • 1932 Dominique Michel, French Canadian comedian
  • 1933 Catherine Pestell, principal (Somerville College Oxford)
  • 1934 Bernard Nevill, textile designer
  • 1934 John Brunner, [Kilian Houston], UK, sci-fi author (100th Millennium)
  • 1934 Manfred Worner, German general/sect-gen (NATO, 1988-94)
  • 1934 Robert Lang, actor (Night Watch)/director
  • 1934 Tommy Anderson, Scottish footballer
  • 1935 Barbara Brilliant, TV host/producer
  • 1935 Lawrence Urquhart, CEO (Burmah Castrol)
  • 1935 Sean McCann, Canadian actor

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1936 Jim Henson, muppeteer (Sesame Street, Muppet Show), born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 1990)

Muppeteer Jim Henson
Muppeteer
Jim Henson
  • 1937 Alan Grose, British vice-admiral
  • 1940 Barbara Allbut, rock vocalist (Angels), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1940 Yves Navarre, French writer (d. 1994)
  • 1941 John Mackey, NFL tight end (Baltimore Colts, San Diego Chargers)
  • 1941 Linda Eastman McCartney, photographer and musician (Wings-Ram) and wife of Paul McCartney, born in NYC, New York
  • 1942 Gerry Marsden, rock vocalist (Gerry & Pacemakers-Ferry crossed Mersey)
  • 1942 Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut Meister, rocker (Angels), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1943 Lee Aaker, actor (Rusty-Rin Tin Tin), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1944 Diana Körner, German actress
  • 1945 Catherine Burns, actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945 David A[llen] Drake, US, sci-fi author (Cross the Stars, Rolling Hot)
  • 1945 Lou Dobbs, American journalist
  • 1946 "Mean" Joe Greene, NFL tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), Coke spokesman
  • 1946 Carson Van Osten, rocker
  • 1946 Jacqueline Courtney, NJ, actress (Another World, One Life to Live)
  • 1946 Jerry Donahue, rocker (Fairport Convention)
  • 1946 Marc Edward Neikrug, composer
  • 1946 Pat Pocock, cricketer (intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85)
  • 1946 Richard Spring, British MP
  • 1946 Robert Jackson, MP/minister of British Civil Service
  • 1947 Erik Hivju, Norwegian actor
  • 1948 Bernadette Hingley, British priest
  • 1948 Gordon Clapp, North Conway NH, actor (Greg Medavoy-NYPD Blue)

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1948 Phil Hartman, Brantford Ontario, actor (SNL, Peewee's Playhouse)

  • 1948 Heinz Chur, German composer
  • 1950 Mohinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala Indian batsman of 70's/80's)
  • 1950 Kristina Wayborn, Swedish actress
  • 1951 Terry Metcalf, NFL, CFL running back (St Louis, Toronto), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1951 Douglas Kmiec, American legal scholar
  • 1952 Joseph P Kennedy II, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)
  • 1952 Mark Sandman, American musician (Morphine), (d. 1999)
  • 1954 Stephen Jones, art historian
  • 1955 Riccardo Illy, Italian politician
  • 1956 Ilona Briesenick-Slupianek, German DR, shot-putter (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1958 Kevin Sorbo, actor (Hercules Legendary Journeys, Kull The Conquerer)
  • 1959 Steve Whitmire, American voice actor
  • 1961 Dillard Pruitt, Greenville SC, PGA golfer (1991 Chattanooga Classic)
  • 1961 Allen Bestwick, Nascar broadcaster
  • 1961 John Logan, American screenwriter
  • 1962 Arden Knoll, Saskatoon Sask, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Klondike-2nd)
  • 1962 Jack Dee, British comedian
  • 1962 Mike Phelan, English former footballer
  • 1962 Nia Vardalos, Canadian actress
  • 1964 Gene Watkins, Waco Texas, American actor (James Walsh-As the World Turns)
  • 1964 Rafael Palmeiro, 1st baseman (Baltimore Orioles), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1965 Sean McNabb, American bassist (Quiet Riot, Great White, Rough Cutt, House of Lords)
  • 1966 Atul Bedade, cricketer (Indian ODI batsman 1994- )
  • 1966 Bernard Gilkey, outfielder (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1966 Kevin Koslofski, Decatur Ill, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • 1966 Paul Michael Valley, actor (Ryan Harrison-Another World)
  • 1966 Michael J. Varhola, American author
  • 1967 Chris Swan, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • 1967 Frank Cornish, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1967 Roland Jansen, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1969 Andrew Greene, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1969 Gene Hunt, R&B musician (Acid Man)
  • 1969 John Morton, WLAF WR (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 1969 Lisa Matthews, Peoria Ill, playmate (Apr, 1990)
  • 1969 Megan Ward, actress (Kimberly Sayers-Dark Skies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969 Shawn "Clown" Crahan, American musician (Slipknot)
  • 1969 Donald DeGrate, Jr., American music producer
  • 1969 Goya Toledo, Spanish actress and model
  • 1970 Jeanette Kollasch, Evanston Ill, WPVA volleyballer (Pismo-17th-1995)
  • 1970 Kristin Talbot, Schuylerville NY, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
  • 1970 Mario Cristobal, WLAF guard (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 1970 Paul Spoljaric, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1970 Winfred Tubbs, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)
  • 1971 Shane Conrad, actress (Cody-High Mountain Rangers)
  • 1971 Peter Salisbury, English drummer (The Verve)
  • 1972 Jeff Hill, NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals)
  • 1973 Rodrick Rhodes, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)
  • 1973 Eddie George, American football player
  • 1974 Kiwane Garris, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
  • 1974 Matt McKeon, Florissant MO, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1975 Kyle Turley, former National Football League offensive lineman
  • 1976 Carlos Almeida, Angolan basketball player
  • 1976 Stephanie McMahon-Levesque, American professional wrestler
  • 1977 Frank Fahrenhorst, German footballer
  • 1978 Tarek Saab, American TV show contestant
  • 1978 Wietse van Alten, Dutch archer
  • 1979 Fábio Aurélio, Brazilian footballer
  • 1979 Ross Mathews, American television personality and comedian