Famous Birthdays on 24th June

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 241

1244 - Hendrik I, the Child, 1st count of Hessen (1256-1308)
1322 - Johanna, duchess of Brabant/Limburg (Joyful Entry)
1343 - Jeanne de Valois, Queen of Navarre (d. 1373)
1386 - Giovanni da Capistrano, Italian saint (d. 1456)
1485 - Johannes Bugenhagen, German reformer (d. 1558)
1499 - Johannes Brenz, German theologist (Dutch Brentians)
1519 - Theodore Beza, French theologian (d. 1605)
1533 - Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester/English commander-in-chief in Neth
1535 - Joan of Spain, queen consort of Portugal (d. 1573)
1542 - St. John of the Cross, Spanish Carmelite mystic, saint, priest and poet (d. 1591)
1546 - Robert Parsons, English jesuit (A Letter Disclosure)
1561 - Rombout Hogerbeets, lawyer/pension minister of Leiden
1572 - Jan Campanus, composer
1590 - Samuel Ampzing, poet (Taelbericht der Neth Spellinge)
1619 - Rijcklof Volckertsz van Goens, governor-general (Neth East Indies)
1663 - Jean Baptiste Massillon, French churchman (d. 1742)
1669 - Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname/Algeria)
1687 - Johann Albrecht Bengel, German scholar (d. 1757)
1694 - Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui, Swiss publicist (d. 1748)
1704 - Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, French writer (d. 1771)
1746 - Jean Baptiste Rochefort, composer
1747 - Johann Melchior Dreyer, composer
1762 - Johann Paul Wessely, composer
1771 - E I Du Pont, France, chemist/scientist (Du Pont)
1774 - François Nicolas Benoît, Baron Haxo, French general (d. 1838)
1777 - John Ross, British naval officer and explorer (d. 1856)
1795 - Ernst Heinrich Weber, German anatomist and physiologist (d. 1878)
1797 - John Hughes, archbishop, founded Fordham University in the Bronx
1803 - George James Webb, composer
1804 - Stephan L Endlicher, Austrian priest/botanist
1804 - Willard Richards, American religious leader (d. 1854)
1808 - Anna Caroline Oury, composer
1811 - John Archibald Campbell, Asst Secy War (Confederacy), died in 1889
1813 - Henry Ward Beecher, Litchfield Ct, clergyman/orator (Independent)
1820 - Henry Rootes Jackson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898
1822 - Birkett Davenport Fry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1825 - Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1844)
1826 - George Goyder, surveyor-general of South Australia (d. 1898)
1832 - Edward Harland, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1915
1838 - Gustav von Schmoller, German economist (Lectern Socialism)
1839 - Gustavus Franklin Swift, founded Swift & Co
1840 - Louis Brassin, composer
Writer & Satirist Ambrose BierceWriter & Satirist Ambrose Bierce (1842) 1842 - Ambrose Bierce, Meigs County, Ohio, American writer and satirist (Devil's Dictionary, Nuggets & Dust)
1847 - Gervais Bernard Gaston Salvayre, composer
1848 - Brooks Adams, US philosopher (Theory of Social Revolutions)
1850 - Horatio Herbert Kitchener, County Kerry, Ireland, commander of the British forces during Anglo-Boer War
1852 - Victor Adler, Austrian Foreign minister (1918)
1860 - Mercedes of Orleans, queen of Spain (d. 1878)
1865 - Robert Henri, US painter, leader of Ashcan school of painting
1870 - Horatio Mbelle, Cape Colony, South African interpreter, community leader and politician
1873 - Thomas Carl Whitmer, composer
1877 - Aleksei M Remizov, Russian writer (Iveren)
1879 - Agrippina J Vaganova, Russian ballet dancer
1882 - Carl Diem, German Olympic official (d. 1962)
1882 - Athanase David, Canadian politician and businessman (d. 1953)
1886 - George Shiels, Northern Irish dramatist (d. 1949)
1888 - Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion)
1891 - Irving Pichel, Pitts PA, actor/director (Mme Butterfly, Oliver Twist)
1893 - Roy O. Disney, a founder of the Walt Disney Company (d. 1971)
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack DempseyHeavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey (1895) 1895 - Jack Dempsey, "Manassa Mauler", heavyweight boxing champion (1919-26)
1897 - Daniel K. Ludwig, American shipping magnate (d. 1992)
1899 - Bruce Marshall, writer
1899 - Chief Dan George, actor (Harry & Tonto, Little Big Man. Smith!)
1900 - Wilhelm Cauer, German mathematician (d. 1945)
1901 - Harry Partch, Oakland California, composer (Oedipus)
1903 - Ernest Leslie Bouts, motor-racing driver
1904 - Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], Linton, Indiana, American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood)
1904 - Kurt Kusenberg, German writer (Wein Auf Lebenszeit)
1906 - Pierre Fournier, Paris France, violon cellist (Paris Conservatoire)
1906 - Willard Maas, American educator and experimental filmmaker (d. 1971)
1907 - Jose de Lima Siquiera, composer
1907 - Arseny Tarkovsky, Russian poet (d. 1989)
1908 - Hugo Distler, composer
1908 - Guru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer (d 1987)
1908 - Alfons Rebane, Estonian military officer (d. 1976)
1909 - Milton Katims, NYC, conductor/violist (WOR-NYC)
1909 - William G Penney, British physicist (1st British Atom Bomb)
1910 - Denis Dowling, baritone
1911 - Juan Manuel Fangio, racing driver
1911 - Ernesto Sábato, Argentinian writer
1912 - Brian Johnston, cricketer (BBC radio commentator & cake connoisseur)
1912 - Norman Cousins, editor (Saturday Review)
1912 - Selwyn Powell, art editor
1913 - John Kubris, Czech resistance fighter
1913 - Max van Praag, Dutch singer
1914 - Pearl Witherington CBE, British WW II secret agent (d. 2008)
1915 - Charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar
1915 - Fred Hoyle, cosmologist (proposed steady-state universe theory)
1916 - John Ciardi, poet/critic (translated Dante)
1919 - Al Molinaro, Kenosha Wisc, actor (Murray-Odd Couple, Al-Happy Days)
1920 - Bernhard Krol, composer
1920 - James Eric Storrar, fighter Pilot
1921 - Billy Casper, golfer
1922 - Aadje [Alida WM] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
1922 - Rietje [Maria SC] Lyre, Dutch twin daughter of Prince Hendrik(?)
1922 - Roy Elihu Travis, NYC, composer (Passion of Dedipus)
1922 - Tata Giacobetti, Italian singer (Quartetto Cetra)
1923 - Jack Carter, Brooklyn New York, American comedian/actor (Amazing Dobermans, Octagon)
1923 - Margaret Olley, Lismore Australia, painter
1924 - Ranasinghe Premadasa, president of Sri Lanka (1989-93)
1924 - Kurt Furgler, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 2008)
1924 - Brian Bevan, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1991)
1925 - Len Jagger, English businessman/multi-millionaire
1927 - Joseph Pierce Jr, horse trainer
1930 - Herbert C Klien, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
1930 - William B. Ziff, Jr., American publishing executive (d. 2006)
1931 - Billy Casper, SD Ca, golfer, 3-time PGA Player of Year ('66, '68, '70)
1931 - Leslie Cochran, Miami, Florida, peace activist and police critic, (d. 2012)
1932 - David McTaggart, co-founder (Greenpeace)
1934 - Bob Holthus, horse trainer
1935 - Pete Hamill, Brooklyn, NY, journalist (NY Post)
1935 - Terry Riley, Colfax California, composer (Spectra)
1938 - Boris Lagutin, USSR, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
1938 - Lowell Cross, composer
1938 - Lawrence Block, American writer
1938 - Don Mincher, Huntsville, Alabama, Major League Baseball first baseman, (d. 2012)
1939 - Henry Lawrence Garett III, Miami Fla, Sect of Navy (1989-92)
1940 - Vittorio Storaro, cinematographer (Taxi, Little Buddha, Dick Tracy)
1941 - Graham McKenzie, cricketer (prolific Australian pace bowler 1961-71)
1941 - Julia Kristeva, Bulgarian-French philosopher, psychoanalyst, and novelist
1942 - Gerhart Roth, writer
1942 - Michele Lee, Los Angeles California, actress/singer (Karen-Knots Landing, Love Bug)
1942 - Arthur Brown, England, rocker (Fire) [or May 24]
1943 - Georg Stanford Brown, Havana Cuba, actor (Terry Webster-Rookies)
1944 - Chris Wood, rocker (Traffic)
1944 - Jeff Beck, Surrey England, singer/guitarist (Jeff Beck Group)
1945 - Betty Stove, Netherlands, tennis player (US Doubles 1972)
1945 - Colin Blunstone, England, rocker (Zombies-Never Even Thought)
1945 - George E Pataki, Peekskill NY, (Gov-R-NY, 1995- )
1946 - Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast (STS 51C, 51L-Chal disaster)
1946 - Robert Reich, US Sec of Labor (Clinton)
1946 - David Collenette, Canadian politician
1947 - Walter Willison, Monterrey Park California, actor (McDuff the Talking Dog)
Musician Mick FleetwoodMusician Mick Fleetwood (1947) 1947 - Mick Fleetwood, London, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way)
1947 - Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)
1947 - Peter Weller, Stevens Point WI, actor (Robocop, Of Unknown Origin)
1948 - Patrick Moraz, Morges, Switzerland, progressive rock keyboard player (Yes, The Moody Blues)
1949 - John Illsley, Leicester England, rock bassist (Dire Straits)
1950 - Derrick "Duckie" Simpson, Kingston Jamaica, rocker (Black Uhuru)
1950 - Leon J P M Frissen, Dutch MP (CDA)
1950 - Mercedes R Lackey, US, sci-fi author (Arrow's Fall, Magic's Pawn)
1950 - Nancy Allen, NYC, actress (Carrie, 1941, Robocop, Dress to Kill)
1951 - Ivar Formo, Norway, 50K cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976)
1951 - Raelene Boyle, Australia, sprinter (Oly-Silver-72)
1951 - David Rodigan, radio DJ/actor
1952 - Stephen Pusey, British-born artist
1953 - Ivo Lill, Estonian artist
1955 - Loren Lloyd Roberts, San Luis Obispo CA, PGA golfer (Nestle-1994, 95)
1955 - Gurumayi Chidvilasananda, Guru of Siddha Yoga
1955 - Betsy Randle, American actress
1956 - Joe Penny, English actor
1957 - Astro, [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
1958 - Victor M Gerena, NYC, security guard robbed $7 million (FBI wanted)
1959 - Andy McClusky, rocker (Orchestal Manoeveres in the Dark-Electricity)
1959 - Rob Delahaye, soccer player (MVV)
1960 - Juli Inkster, Santa Cruz CA, LPGA golfer (Dinah Shore-1984, 89)
1960 - Nate Carr, Erie Pa, freestyle wrestler (Olympic-bronze-1988)
1960 - Trisha Meili, the "Central Park Jogger"
1960 - Karin Pilsäter, Swedish politician
1960 - Erik Poppe, Norwegian film director
1961 - Bernie Nicholls, Haliburton, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
1961 - Curt Smith, Bath England, rock bassist/vocalist (Tears For Fears)
1961 - Jim Laver Carter, Spring Lake NC, PGA golfer (1995 Anheuser-Busch)
1961 - Natalya Shaposhnikova, USSR, sidehorse vaulter (Olympic-gold-1980)
1963 - Duval Love, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
1963 - Anatoly Borisovich Jurkin, Russian writer
1963 - Preki, Serbian-born American soccer player
1963 - Mike Wieringo, American comic book artist (d. 2007)
1964 - David Daniel, jockey
1964 - Gary Suter, Madison WI, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, USA)
1965 - Danielle Spencer, Bronx, actress (Dee Thomas-What's Happening)
1965 - Patrick Jeffrey, Morristown NJ, diver (Olympics-5th-96)
1965 - Shane Churla, Fernie, NHL right wing (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
1965 - Uwe Krupp, Cologne, Germany, NHL defenceman (Colo Avalanche, Germany 98)
1966 - John Randle, Chicoutimi Que, golfer (1992 Canadian Tour Fall-3rd)
1966 - Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (d. 2006)
1967 - Bill Huard, Welland, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
1967 - Crystal Carson, Spaulding NE, actress (Cartel, Julia-General Hospital)
1967 - Jeff Cease, Nashville, guitarist (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker)
1967 - Olaf Hampel, WLAF offensive linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Rhein Fire)
1967 - Sherry Stringfield, Colo Springs Colo, actress (Laura-NYPD Blue, ER)
1967 - Richard Kruspe-Bernstein, German musician (Rammstein)
1967 - Janez Lapajne, Slovenian film director
1969 - Melissa Gurney, California, tennis player (Virginia Slims of SD, 1986)
1969 - Sean Maye, 400m/800m runner
1969 - Todd Lewis, Flint Michigan, 10k runner
1969 - Sissel Kyrkjebø, Norwegian singer
1969 - Thabo Mngomeni, Cape Town, South African football player
1970 - Carlos Yancy, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
1970 - Glenn Medeiros, singer (Someday Love)
1971 - LaMonte Coleman, NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1971 - Christopher Showerman, American actor
1972 - Jose Simon, WLAF defensive tackle (Barcelona Dragons)
1972 - Mitch Berger, punter (Minnesota Vikings)
1972 - Shawn King, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
1972 - Robbie McEwen, Australian cyclist
1972 - Denis Zvegelj, Slovenian rower
1973 - Jere Lehtinen, Espoo Fin, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, Oly-bronze-98)
1973 - Michael Cheever, corner (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1973 - Alexander Beyer, German actor

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