Famous Birthdays on 24th January

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 211

76 - Publius A Hadrianus, 14th Roman Emperor (117-138)
1287 - Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345)
1444 - Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476)
1638 - Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706)
1664 - John Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized)
1670 - William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729)
1674 - Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735)
1679 - Christian von Wolff, German philosopher
1705 - Farinelli, [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato
1712 - Frederick II (the Great), King of Prussia (1740-86)
1712 - Georg F Schmidt, German engraver/etcher
1724 - Frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789)
1732 - Pierre de Baumarchais, France, playwright (Barber of Seville)
1742 - Anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808)
King of Prussia Frederick the GreatKing of Prussia Frederick the Great (1712) 1746 - Gustav III, king during Swedish Enlightenment (1771-92)
1750 - Wybo Fijnje, Dutch politician/patriot/journalist
1754 - Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820)
1758 - Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer
1763 - Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (d. 1831)
1767 - Antony CW Staring, Dutch lawyer/poet (Jaromir)
1774 - Karl Moser, composer
1776 - Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer (Undine)
1778 - Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French King Charles X
1779 - Elizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (d. 1826)
1798 - Karl von Holtei, Silezian actor/playwright (Die Vagabunden)
1798 - Karl von Staudt, German math professor (projective geometrician)
1800 - Edwin Chadwick, British social reformer
1814 - Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector
1820 - John Milton Thayer, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
1828 - Adam Jacoby Slemmer, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1868
1828 - Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist
1828 - Karol Studzinski, composer
1829 - William Mason, composer
1832 - John Pegram, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1865
1848 - Vasily Surikov, Russian painter (d. 1916)
1859 - Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer
Pulitzer prize winning novelist Edith WhartonPulitzer prize winning novelist Edith Wharton (1862) 1862 - Edith Wharton [-Jones], New York NY, Pulitzer prize-winning novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth), (d. 1937)
1864 - Marguerite Durand, French feminist leader (d. 1936)
1872 - Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (d. 1943)
1872 - Ethel Turner, Australian author (d. 1958)
1874 - Arthur Schomburg (Arturo Alfonso), Puerto Rico, archivist of African American history and culture
1880 - Elisabeth Achelis, creator (World Calendar)
1883 - Estelle Winwood, [Goodwin], England, actress (Miracle on 34th Street)
1886 - Henry King, Christiansburg Virginia, American film director (d. 1982)
1888 - Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft)
1888 - Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian/US author (Men Never Know)
1891 - Walter Model, German field marshal
1895 - Albin Zollinger, Swiss poet/author (Der Halbe Mensch)
1895 - Eugen Roth, writer
1898 - Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (d. 1939)
1902 - Oskar Morgenstern, German/US economist
1902 - Walter Keirnan, New Havens Ct, TV panelist (I've Got a Secret)
1902 - E. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (d. 1965)
1903 - Robert Gwathmey, artist (Arts & Letters)
1906 - Norman Cook, museum curator
1907 - Alfonse Vranckx, Belgian lawyer/politician
1907 - Maurice Couve de Murville, France premier (1968-69)
1909 - Ann Todd, Hartford England, actress (Paradine Case, 7th Veil)
1909 - Tiny Winters, musician
1911 - C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore, US, sci-fi author (Judgment Night)
1912 - Ken Weekes, cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval)
1913 - Mark Goodson, TV game-show proudcer (Goodson-Toddman)
1913 - Norman Dello Joio, [Dello Ioio], NYC, composer
1915 - Robert B Motherwell, US, painter (Elegies to the Spanish Republic)
1915 - Vitezslava Kapralova, composer
1916 - John Corner, scientist
1916 - Vic Stollmeyer, cricketer (bro of Jeff Scored 96 in only Test innings)
1916 - Jack Brickhouse, American sports broadcaster (d. 1998)
1917 - Ernest Borgnine, Hamden Ct, actor (Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty), (d. 2012)
1918 - Gottfried von Einem, Bern Switzerland, Austrian composer (Dantons Tod)
1918 - John McLiam, Alberta, actor (Parker-Men From Shiloh)
1918 - Oral Roberts, Pontotoc County Oklahoma, American Televangelist, founder Oral Roberts College
1919 - Leon Kirchner, Brooklyn NY, opera composer (Lily)
1919 - Nora Beloff, journalist/author
1920 - Don Saddler, Van Nuys California, dancer (Holiday Hotel)
1920 - Jerry Maren, actor (munchkin-Wizard of Oz, Mayor McCheese)
1921 - Bernard J Dwyer, (Rep-D-NJ, 1981- )
1922 - Neil Franklin, soccer star
1922 - Charles Socarides, American psychiatrist (d. 2005)
1923 - Simeon ten Holt, composer
1924 - 8th earl Spencer, English large landowner/father of Diane
1924 - David Craighead, composer
1924 - Klaus George Roy, composer
1924 - Marvin Kaplan, Brooklyn NY, actor (Top Cat, Henry-Alice)
1924 - Robert W Kastenmeier, (Rep-D-WI, 1959- )
Ballerina Maria TallchiefBallerina Maria Tallchief (1925) 1925 - Maria Tallchief, Fairfax Ok, ballerina, (d. 2013)
1925 - William Hudson, California, actor (I Led 3 Lives)
1926 - Georges Lautner, French director and screenwriter
1927 - Paula Hawkins, (Sen-R-FL, 1981-86)
1927 - Sir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet, British aristocrat (d. 2007)
1928 - Desmond Morris, English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language)
1928 - Michel Serrault, French actor (d. 2007)
1930 - Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire
1931 - Ib Norholm, composer
1932 - Werner Steger, composer
1933 - Ron Townson, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Aquarius) [or Jan 29]
1933 - Zeke Carey, US R&B-singer (Flamingos-I Only Have Eyes For You)
1934 - Stanisław Grochowiak, Polish poet (d. 1976)
1935 - Eric Ashton, English rugby league footballer (d. 2008)
1936 - Daniel Goode, composer
1936 - Doug Kershaw, La, plays electric fiddle
1936 - Jack Scott, Canada, rocker (My True Love)
1938 - Julius Arthur Hemphill, saxophonist
1938 - Gyula Torok, Hungary, Boxer (Oly Gold 1960), (d. 2014)
1939 - Ray Stevens, Clarksdale Ga, singer (Ahab the Arab, Streak)
1940 - Flip Buurmeijer, Dutch MP (PvdA)
1941 - Aaron Neville, US singer/keyboardist (Neville Brothers)
1941 - Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)
Singer-songwriter Neil DiamondSinger-songwriter Neil Diamond (1941) 1941 - Neil Diamond, Brooklyn NY, singer/actor (Jazz Singer)
1942 - Gary Hart, American professional wrestling manager and wrestler (d. 2008)
1943 - Julie Bennett, Beverly Hills CA, actress (Hey There It's Yogi Bear)
1943 - Sharon Tate, Dallas Texas, actress (Valley of the Dolls)
1943 - Subhash Ghai, Indian film director
1944 - David Gerrold, [Jerrold David Friedman], author (World of Star Trek)
1944 - Klaus Nomi, German singer (d. 1983)
1945 - D. Todd Christofferson, LDS apostle
1945 - John Garamendi, American politician
1946 - Hubert M "Jubi" Kirindongo, Curacaos sculptor/painter
Actress and Murder Victim Sharon TateActress and Murder Victim Sharon Tate (1943) 1946 - John Harrison, South Africa correspondent (BBC)
1946 - Michael Ontkean, Vancouver BC, actor (Rookies, Slap Shot, Twin Peaks)
1947 - David Randall, priest
1947 - Giorgio Chinaglia, Carrara Italy, soccer star (Lazio of Italy, NY Cosmos), (d. 2012)
1947 - Warren Zevon, Chicago, rocker (Excitable Boy)
1947 - Masashi Ozaki, Japanese golfer
1948 - Elliott Abrams, asst secretary of state/supplied arms to the Contras
1948 - Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
1949 - Bart Gordon, (Rep-D-TN, 1985- )
1949 - John Belushi, Chicago Ill, comedian/actor (SNL, Blues Brothers)
1950 - Daniel Auteuil, Algeria, actor (Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring)
1950 - Benjamin Urrutia, Ecuadorian-born American writer
1951 - Yakov Smirnoff, Russia, comedian (It's a wonderful country)
1952 - William F Readdy, Quonset Point RI, astronaut (STS 42, 51, 79)
1953 - Brian Matthews, Phila, actor (Burning)
1954 - Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (d. 1986)
1955 - James Montgomery, US 100m swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1976)
1955 - Julian Holland, rocker (Squeeze)
1956 - Hanne Krogh, Norwegian singer (Bobbysocks)
1956 - Lounès Matoub, a famous Berber Kabyle singer (d. 1998)
1957 - Adrian Edmondson, British comedian
1958 - Frank Ullrich, East Germany, world biathlon champion
1958 - Neil Allen, American baseball player
1958 - Jools Holland, British musician
1959 - David Mills, American author
1959 - James Roderick Moir (alias Vic Reeves), English comedian
1961 - Nastassja Kinski, Berlin Germany, actress (Tess, Cat People)
1961 - Krasimir Mikhailov Stoyanov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut
1961 - Vince Russo, American writer
1961 - William Van Dijck, Belgian athlete
1962 - Sultan Zarawani, cricketer (United Arab Emirates capt 1996 World Cup)
1963 - Martyn Grimley, English field hockey player
1963 - Arnold Vanderlyde, Dutch boxer
1964 - Rob Dibble, Bridgeport Ct, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1964 - Ronnie McCann, Evander South Africa, Nike golfer (1993 Hawkeye-37th)
1965 - Ross MacDonald, Vancouver BC, star yachter (Olympics-96)
1965 - Carlos Saldanha, Brazilian film director
1966 - Kim Saiki, Inglewood CA, golfer (1994 Standard Register PING-13th)
1966 - Mike Forgeron, Main-A-Dieu Nova Scotia, rower (Olympics-96)
1966 - Jimeoin, Northern Irish comedian
1967 - Chris Warren, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
1967 - Shannon Butler, South Lake Tahoe California, 10k runner
1967 - Phil LaMarr, American voice actor
1967 - John Myung, American musician (Dream Theater)
1968 - Mark Burmester, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test all-rounder in 3 Tests 1992)
1968 - Mary Lou Retton, Fairmont WV, gymnist (Oly-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-84)
1968 - Ross Powell, US baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros)
1968 - Scott Mercier, Harbor City California, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1968 - Michael Kiske, German musician
1969 - Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
1969 - Stephanie Romanov, actress (Teri Spencer-Models Inc)/model (Elite)
1969 - Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Icelandic actor
1970 - Chris Bartolone, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
1970 - Matthew Lillard, actor (Scream)
1971 - Cory Bailey, US baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1971 - Joe Panos, NFL guard/center (Philadelphia Eagles)
1971 - John Reece, WLAF/NFL cornerback (Amsterdam Admirals, Dallas Cowboys)
1971 - Saalman Raelyn, Fostoria Ohio, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold)
1971 - Tonya Crowe, Long Beach California, actress (Olivia-Knots Landing)
1971 - Andrea Mackris, American television producer
1972 - Jay Walker, quarterback (Minnesota Vikings)
1972 - Joe Garten, WLAF center (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1972 - Raphael Graetz, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1972 - Salima Davidson, Pittsburgh Penn, volleyball setter (Olympics-96)
1972 - Shannon Garrett, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1972 - Naoshi Mizuta, Japanese composer
1972 - Ulla Werbrouck, Belgian judoka and politician
1973 - Chris Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
1973 - Erik Gervais, Valleyfield Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
1973 - Peter Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing (Oly-94, NY Rangers)
1973 - Richard Aimonetto, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
1974 - Kristy Sargeant, Edmonton Alberta, ice pairs (1994 Skate Canada)
1974 - Layla Linn, Miss New Mexico USA (1996)
1974 - Tim Biakabutuka, running back (Carolina Panthers)
1974 - Ed Helms, American actor
1974 - Shii Ann Huang, American game show contestant
1975 - Danielle Connors, Miss Virginia USA (1996)
1975 - Rónald Gómez, Costa Rican footballer
1976 - Laure Belleville, Miss Universe-France (1996)
1976 - Shae-Lynn Bourne, Canadian pairs skater (Bourne & Kraatz, 1994 World Champs-4th)
1976 - Cindy Pieters, Belgian cyclist
1977 - Lenka Cenkova, Trinec Czech, tennis star (1995 Futures-Vaihingen-GER)

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