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, Italian mathematician and astrologer (Ars Magna-1545), born in Pavia, Italy (d. 1576)

Mathematician Girolamo Cardano
Mathematician
Girolamo Cardano
  • 1513 Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, Queen of Sweden (d. 1535)
  • 1534 Guru Ram Das, 4th Sikh Guru (1574-81), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan (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 (d. 1667)
  • 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, 4th Chief Justice of the United States (1801-35), born in Germantown, Virginia (d. 1835)

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, American author (Great Gatsby, Zelda), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 1940)

  • 1898 Charlotte D baroness of Pallandt, Dutch sculptress

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1898 Howard Florey, Australian pathologist and pharmacologist who purified penicillin (Nobel 1945), born in Adelaide, South Australia (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, born in Khomeyn, Persia (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, composer (Tragic Overture), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 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, actor (Guiding Light, Body Snatchers), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 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 Francisco, 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, Canadian-American actor (SNL, Peewee's Playhouse), born in Brantford, Ontario (d. 1998)

  • 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