On This Day

Famous Birthdays on April 24 (Part 2)

  • 1972 Rab Douglas, Scottish football goalkeeper (Arbroath), born in Lanark, Scotland
  • 1972 Jure Košir, Slovenian alpine skier, born in Jesenice, Yugoslavia
  • 1973 Lee Westwood, English golfer (British Open, US Masters 2010 runner-up), born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire
  • 1973 Eric Snow, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Supersonics), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1973 Mark Babic, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia

Sachin Tendulkar

1973 Sachin Tendulkar, Indian Cricket Batsman and captain (200 Tests, 15,921 runs @ 53.78, 51 x 100s; highest run scorer in international cricket), born in Mumbai, India

  • 1973 Gabby Logan, British television presenter, born in Leeds, England
  • 1974 Jared Tomich, American football defensive end (New Orleans Saints), born in St. John, Indiana
  • 1974 Toine Rorije, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Heerde, Netherlands
  • 1974 Eric Kripke, American television writer, director and producer (Supernatural), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1974 Brian Marshall, American rock bassist (Creed - "With Arms Wide Open"), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1974 Comedy Dave [David Lloyd Vitty], British radio personality, born in Hong Kong
  • 1975 Michael Stewart, American basketball NBA center (Sacramento Kings), born in Cucq-Trepied-Stella-Plage, France
  • 1975 Sam Doumit, American actress (Shameless), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1976 Shane McDermott, American actor (Garrett Booth-Swan's Crossing), born in Middletown, New York
  • 1976 Sonya Jeyaseelan, Canadian tennis star (1995 Futures Fla), born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1976 Steve Finnan, Irish footballer, born in Limerick, Ireland
  • 1977 Siarhey Balakhonau, Belarusian writer, born in Gomel Region, Belarus
  • 1977 Carlos Beltrán, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Manatí, Puerto Rico
  • 1977 Eric Balfour, American actor (What Women Want), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978 Kim Hyun-ju, South Korean actress, born in Goyang, South Korea
  • 1978 Stella Damasus Aboderin, Nigerian actress (Two Brides and a Baby), born in Benin City, Edo, Nigeria
  • 1979 Laurentia Tan, Singaporean Paralympic equestrienne, born in Singapore
  • 1980 Fernando Arce, Mexican football midfielder, born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • 1980 Austin Nichols, American actor (One Tree Hill), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1980 Vincent Peirani, French jazz accordionist, vocalist and composer, born in Nice, France
  • 1981 Taylor Dent, American tennis player, born in Newport Beach, California

Kelly Clarkson

1982 Kelly Clarkson, American pop singer ("Since U Been Gone"; "My Life Would Suck Without You"), winner of 1st season of "American Idol", songwriter, and TV personality, born in Fort Worth, Texas

  • 1983 Princess Iman bint Al Hussein of Jordan, daughter of King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan, born in Amman, Jordan
  • 1984 Tyson Ritter, American singer and songwriter (The All-American Rejects), born in Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • 1987 Kristopher Letang, Canadian hockey player (Pittsburgh Penguins), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1987 Jan Vertonghen, Belgian footballer, born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
  • 1988 Michael Tylo, son of American actor Michael Tylo and Deborah Hunter, born in California (d. 2007)
  • 1992 Sean Rademaker, American actor (Kirkland Harrison-Another World), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1994 Austin Rogers, American actor, born in New Port Richey, Florida
  • 1996 Ashleigh Barty, Australian tennis player (French Open 2019; Wimbledon 2021; WTA Finals 2019, World #1 2019), born in Ipswich, Australia

Lydia Ko

1997 Lydia Ko, New Zealand golfer, (Evian C'ship 2015, ANA Inspiration 2016), born in Seoul, South Korea

  • 1998 Ryan Newman, American actress (Zeke and Luther), born in Manhattan Beach, California