Famous Birthdays on 24th April

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1533 - William I of Orange (d. 1584)
1538 - Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer
1581 - Vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)
1594 - Benedikt Lechler, composer
1620 - John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography
1660 - Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver
1670 - Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer
1706 - Giovanni Battista Martini, composer
1718 - Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born painter (d. 1784)
1721 - Johann Philipp Kirnberger, German composer, baptised
1742 - Roman Hoffstetter, composer
1743 - Edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom)
1750 - Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician
1766 - Robert Bailey Thomas, founder (Farmer's Almanac)
1773 - Harman W Muntinghe, lawyer/Dutch colonial director
1784 - Peter Vivian Daniel, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1860)
1791 - Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland)
1796 - K L Immermann, writer
1804 - Thomas Oliver Selfridge, Comm (Union Navy)
1807 - Charles Ferguson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1814 - Angela Burdett-Coutts, philanthropist extrordinaire
1814 - Vincente F Lopez, Argentina historian (La Novia del Hereje)
1815 - Anthony Trollope, England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers)
1815 - James Edward Harrison, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1875
1822 - Erastus Barnard Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1824 - Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp forger
1828 - Robert Brank Vance, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1829 - George Peabody Estey, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
1836 - Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist
1837 - Friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat (die graue Eminenz)
1845 - Carl Spitteler, Switz, poet (Prometheus & Epimetheus; Nobel 1919)
1849 - Joseph S Gallieni, general (Battle of Marne)/milt governor (Paris)
1851 - Eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria)
1856 - Henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)
1864 - George AA Alting van Geusau, dir-gen (PTT)/Dutch Min of War (1918-20)
1867 - Fannie Thomas, became oldest known American (113 y 273 d at death)
1873 - Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian general/president
1874 - John Russell Pope, US, architect (Jefferson Memorial)
1874 - Willem E Roelofs, Dutch painter/cartoonist
1875 - Jeno Huszka, composer
1876 - Ioannis Georgiadis, Greek fencer (d. 1960)
1876 - Erich Raeder, German naval commander (d. 1960)
1877 - Charles Cuvillier, composer
1878 - Jean Crotti, Swiss artist (d. 1958)
1882 - Hugh Dowding, commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain (d. 1970)
1883 - Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Brave soldier Schweik) [or April 30]
1886 - Kurt Pinthus, writer
1886 - R Pelgrom, oldest Dutch man (died Apr 15, 1994, 9 days short of 108)
1887 - Denys Finch Hatton, English big-game hunter (d. 1931)
1889 - [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45)
1889 - Lyubov Popova, Russian painter (d. 1924)
1892 - Jack Hulbert, Ely England, actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack)
1893 - Robert Harron, NYC, actor (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance)
1895 - S Constantine Timoshenko, Russian marshal/people's commissioner
1897 - Benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797)
1897 - Gyorgy Kosa, composer
1897 - Manuel Ávila Camacho, President of Mexico (d. 1955)
1899 - Oscar Zariski, Russian-born mathematician (d. 1986)
1903 - Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange)
1903 - Mike Michalske, NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers)
1903 - Siegfried F Nadel, Austrian/British anthropologist (Black Byzantium)
1904 - Willem De Kooning, Rotterdam Netherland, artist (North Atlantic Light)
1905 - Robert Penn Warren, 1st US poet laureate (All the King's Men)
1906 - William Joyce, Irish fascist (d. 1946)
1907 - Vaclav Trojan, composer
1908 - Heddy Bouber, [Hermanus G Blom], actor (Bluejackets)
1908 - Marceline Day, American actor (d. 2000)
1909 - Bernhard Grzimek, zoologist (West Germany)
1909 - Irven Spence, animator
1911 - Jack E Leonard, Chicago Ill, comedian (Disorderly Orderly)
1911 - Karl O Schiller, German economist (Minister of Economics)
1911 - Robert Joseph Kane, Ithaca NY, Pres of US Olympic Comm (1976)
1911 - Sigursveinn David Kristinsson, composer
1914 - Bernard Caulfield, judge
1914 - Justin Wilson, cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips)
1914 - Ruth White, Perth Amboy NJ, actress (Up the Down Staircase)
1916 - Stanley Kauffmann, NYC, playwright (Red Handkerchief Man)
1916 - Lou Thesz, American professional wrestler (d. 2002)
1917 - Len Creed, bookmaker
1921 - Laci Boldemann, composer
1922 - J D Cannon, Salmon Idaho, actor (McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory)
1924 - Marilyn Erskine, Rochester NY, actor (Fran-Tom Ewell Show)
1924 - Yehoshua Lakner, composer
1924 - Sir Clement Freud, British writer, radio personality, and politician
1924 - Ruth Kobart, American actor and singer (d. 2002)
1926 - Glen Hobbie, Witt, IL, MLB pitcher (Chicago Cubs), (d. 2013)
1927 - Josy Barthel, Luxembourg, 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
1927 - Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer
1927 - Patrick Bowles, writer/translator
1928 - Gustav Krivinka, composer
1929 - Ferit Tuzun, composer
1929 - Dr.Rajkumar, Kannada actor
1930 - Conn Findlay, Stockton California, coxswain (Oly-2 gold/bronze-56, 64, 76)
1930 - Jerome Callet, American musician
1931 - Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art)
1932 - Coen[rad] Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje)
1932 - Vladimir Yengibaryan, Yerevan, Armenia, welterweight boxer (Olympic gold, 1956), (d. 2013)
1933 - Freddie Scott, US songwriter/singer (Cry to Me)
1933 - Patricia Bosworth, American actor, journalist, writer and biographer
1933 - Claire Davenport, British actress (d. 2002)
1933 - Alan Eagleson, Canadian ice hockey agent and promoter
1933 - Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor
1934 - John Barbour, Toronto, TV host (Real People)
Actress Shirley MacLaineActress Shirley MacLaine (1934) 1934 - Shirley MacLaine, Richmond Va, actress/mystic (Irma la Douce)
1935 - Louis Keith, Chicago, physician (expert on multiple-births)
1936 - Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
1937 - Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist (d. 2001)
1940 - David Larter, cricketer (two-metre tall England pace bowler)
1940 - Sue Grafton, American author
1941 - John Williams, Melbourne Australia, guitarist (Acad Award)
1942 - Barbra Streisand, Brooklyn New York, American singer/actress/award winner (People)
Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra StreisandSinger-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand (1942) 1942 - Richard M Daley, (mayor-D-Chicago)
1942 - Valeri Abramovich Voloshin, Russian cosmonaut
1943 - Richard Sterban, Camden NJ, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira)
1944 - [Bernard] St Clair Lee [Calhoun], US singer (Rock the Boat)
1945 - Doug Clifford, rock drummer (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)
1945 - Eugene O'Brien, composer
1945 - Robert Knight, rocker
1945 - Doug Riley, Canadian musician (d. 2007)
1946 - Bruce Stuart Saylor, composer
1946 - Dick Rivers, French singer and actor
1947 - Hubert Ann Kelly, US singer (Hues Corporation/Rock the boat)
1947 - Josep Borrell Fontelles, Former President of the European Parliament
1947 - Roger D. Kornberg, American chemist, Nobel-prized
1948 - Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire
1948 - Eddie James Hart, Martinez Cal, 4x100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-72)
1948 - Paul Cellucci, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, (d. 2013)
1949 - Véronique Sanson, French singer and songwriter
1951 - Andrew John Fairclough, trade union educator
1952 - Jean Paul Gaultier, Arcueil France, French fashion designer
1953 - Eric Bogosian, Woburn MA, actor (Talk Radio)
1953 - John P Hiler, (Rep-R-IN, 1981- )
1953 - Porter Carroll Jr, drummer (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1954 - Jack Blades, rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger)
1954 - Vince Ferragamo, NFL/CFL quarterback (LA Rams, Montreal Alouettes)
1954 - Mumia Abu-Jamal, American death-row inmate
1955 - Jack Kingston, (Rep-R-Georgia)
1955 - Michael O'Keefe, NJ, actor (Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife)
1955 - John de Mol, Dutch media businessman
1957 - David J, British musician
1957 - Boris Williams, British musician
1958 - Fernando Luna, Spain, tennis star
1958 - Valery Lantratov, Russian ballet dancer
1958 - Brian Paddick, British former deputy assistant commissioner and most senior openly gay police officer
1959 - Yvonne D Cagle, West Point NY, MD/astronaut
1959 - Malcolm Oastler, Australian engineer
1960 - Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
1962 - Stuart Pearce, English footballer and manager
1963 - Billy Gould, Los Angeles California, rock bassist (Faith No More)
1963 - Joey Vera, heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint-Aftermath)
1963 - Mano Solo, French singer
1963 - Tõnu Trubetsky, Estonian musician
1964 - Cedric the Entertainer, American comedian and actor
1964 - Djimon Hounsou, Beninese actor
1965 - Mike Blowers, Wurlzburg Germany, infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)
1965 - Son Chang Min, South Korean actor
1966 - Margashayam Venkataramana, cricketer (Indian off-spinner 1989)
1966 - Pascale Paradis-Mangon, France, tennis star
1966 - Theo Adams, WLAF tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1966 - Pierre Brassard, Quebec humorist and actor
1966 - Alessandro Costacurta, Italian footballer
1967 - Dino Radja, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
1967 - Leslie M Marx, Ft Belvoir Va, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
1967 - Pam[ela] Bustin, Somerset Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1967 - Omar Vizquel, Caracas Venezuela, shortstop (Seattle Mariners, Indians)
1968 - Aaron Comes, rocker (Spin Doctors)
1968 - Mark Vanderloo, Waddenveen Neth, model
1968 - Todd Jones, Marietta GA, pitcher (Houston Astros)
1968 - Tracy Gravely, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1968 - Hashim Thaci, Kosovan politician
1968 - Stacy Haiduk, American actress
1969 - Elias Atmatsidis, Greek footballer
1969 - Melinda Clarke, American actress
1969 - Viveca Paulin, Swedish actress
1970 - Damien Fleming, Aust cricket pace bowler (hat-trick on Test debut)
1970 - Emanuela Zardo, Switzerland, tennis star
1971 - Jeff Brohm, quarterback (San Francisco 49ers)
1971 - Ken Klee, Indianapolis, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
1971 - Kumara Dharmasena, cricketer (Sri Lankan off-spinner)
1971 - Phil Rogers, Adelaide SA Aust, 100m breaststroker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
1971 - Mauro Pawlowski, Belgian guitarist and singer
1972 - Chipper Jones, Deland FL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
1972 - Jamie Brown, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1972 - Nicolas Gill, Montreal Quebec, 86kg judoka (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)
1972 - Rab Douglas, Scottish footballer
1972 - Jure Košir, Slovenian skier
1973 - Eric Snow, NBA guard (Phila 76ers, Seattle Supersonics)
1973 - Jamie Brown, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos)
1973 - Mark Babic, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics-96)
1973 - Melissa Short, Kaaawa Hawaii, Miss America (Hawaii-Top 10-1997)
1973 - Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, cricketer (prodigy at 16, Indian capt at 23)
1973 - Ville Peltonen, hockey forward (Team Finland Oly-Bronze-1998)
1973 - Gabby Logan, British television presenter
1974 - Jared Tomich, defensive end (New Orleans Saints)
1974 - Marc Collins, NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks)
1974 - Toine Rorije, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1974 - Joseph Bruce, American rapper
1974 - Eric Kripke, American television writer, director and producer
1974 - Brian Marshall, American bassist
1974 - Dave Vitty, British radio personality

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