January 24 Birthdays in History - January 24 Deaths - January 24 Events



1993 Ashley Jade Stern, daughter of radio personality Howard Stern
1986 Mischa Barton, American Actress
1979 Tatyana M Ali, New York City, actress, Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air
1977 Lenka Cenkova, Trinec Czechoslovakia, tennis star, 1995 Futures-Vaihingen-GER
1977 Michelle Hunziker, Swiss Actress
1976 Laure Belleville, Miss Universe-France 1996
1976 Shae-Lyn Bourne, Chatham Ontario, ice dancer, 1995 World Champs-4th
1976 Shae-Lynn Bourne, Ontario, pairs skater, Bourne and Kraatz
1975 Danielle Connors, Miss Virginia USA 1996
1974 Kristy Sargeant, born in Edmonton, Alberta, ice pairs, 1994 Skate Canada
1974 Layla Linn, Miss New Mexico USA 1996
1974 Tim Biakabutuka, running back for the Carolina Panthers
1974 Ed Helms, American Comedian
1973 Chris Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing, New York Rangers, 1994 Olympics
1973 Erik Gervais, Valleyfield Quebec, kayaker 1996 Olympics
1973 Peter Ferraro, Port Jefferson, NHL right wing, New York Rangers, 1994 Olympics
1973 Richard Aimonetto, hockey forward, Team France 1998
1972 Jay Walker, quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings
1972 Joe Garten, WLAF center for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1972 Raphael Graetz, WLAF linebacker for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1972 Salima Davidson, Pittsburgh Penn, volleyball setter 1996 Olympics
1972 Shannon Garrett, CFL defensive back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1971 Cory Bailey, U.S. baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
1971 Joe Panos, NFL guard/center for the 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, born in Long Beach, California, actress, Olivia-Knots Landing
1970 Chris Bartolone, hockey defenseman, Team Italy 1998
1970 Matthew Lillard, born in Lansing, Michigan, actor, film roles include Shaggy Rogers in the Scooby-Doo film series, Stu Macher in Scream
1969 Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower, Olympics-silver-92, 96
1969 Stephanie Romanov, actress, Teri Spencer-Models Inc, model, Elite
1968 Mark Burmester, cricketer, Zimbabwe Test all-rounder in 3 Tests 1992
1968 Mary Lou Retton, Fairmont, West Virginia, gymnast, Olympic-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-84
1968 Ross Powell, U.S. baseball pitcher, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros
1968 Scott Mercier, Harbor City California, cyclist 1996 Olympics
1967 Chris Warren, NFL running back for the Seattle Seahawks
1967 Shannon Butler, South Lake Tahoe California, 10k runner
1966 Kim Saiki, Inglewood California, golfer, 1994 Standard Register PING-13th
1966 Mike Forgeron, Main-A-Dieu Nova Scotia, rower 1996 Olympics
1965 Ross MacDonald, Vancouver BC, star yachter 1996 Olympics
1964 Rob Dibble, Bridgeport, Connecticut, pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds
1964 Ronnie McCann, Evander South Africa, Nike golfer, 1993 Hawkeye-37th
1962 Sultan Zarawani, cricketer, United Arab Emirates captain 1996 World Cup
1961 Krasimir Mikhailov Stoyanov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut
1960 Nastassja Kinski, born in Berlin, Germany, actress, Tess, Cat People
1958 Frank Ullrich, East Germany, world biathlon champion
1955 James Montgomery, U.S. 100m swimmer, Olympic-3 gold-1976
1955 Jools Holland, born in Blackheath, England, born Julian Miles Holland, composer, singer, pianist, television presenter, founder of band, Squeeze, hosts show titled, 'Later... with Jools Holland'
1953 Brian Matthews, Philadelphia, actor, Burning
1952 William F Readdy, Quonset Point, Rhode Island, astronaut, STS-42, 51, 79
1951 Yakov Smirnoff, born in Russia, comedian, It's a wonderful country
1950 Daniel Auteuil, Algeria, actor, Elegant Criminal, Manon of Spring
1950 Gennifer Flowers, American Celebrity
1949 Bart Gordon, born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Representative-D-Tennessee 1985 -
1949 John Belushi, born in Chicago, Illinois, comedian/actor, SNL, Blues Brothers
1948 Elliott Abrams, Assistant Secretary of state/supplied arms to the Contras
1947 Giorgio Chinaglia, soccer star, Lazio of Italy, New York Cosmos
1947 Warren Zevon, Chicago, rocker, Excitable Boy
1947 Michio Kaku, American Scientist
1946 Hubert M "Jubi" Kirindongo, Curacaos sculptor/painter
1946 John Harrison, South Africa correspondent, BBC
1946 Michael Ontkean, Vancouver BC, actor, Rookies, Slap Shot, Twin Peaks
1944 David Gerrold, Jerrold David Friedman, author, World of Star Trek
1943 Julie Bennett, Beverly Hills California, actress, Hey There It's Yogi Bear
1943 Sharon Tate, born in Dallas, Texas, actress, Valley of the Dolls
1943 Jim Barksdale, American Businessman
1941 Aaron Neville, U.S. singer/keyboardist, Neville Brothers
1941 Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker, Looking for 11
1941 Neil Diamond, born in Brooklyn, New York, singer and actor, Jazz Singer
1940 Flip Buurmeijer, Dutch MP, PvdA
1939 Ray Stevens, Clarksdale, Georgia, singer, Ahab the Arab, Streak
1938 Julius Arthur Hemphill, saxophonist
1936 Daniel Goode, born in America, composer, clarinetist, studied with Henry Cowell, influenced by Indonesian gamelan music, bird song, Cape Breton fiddling, minimal music, member, Gamelan Son of Lion, Director, Electronic Music Studio, Rutgers University
1936 Doug Kershaw, Louisiana, plays electric fiddle
1936 Jack Scott, Canada, rocker, My True Love
1933 Zeke Carey, U.S. R&B-singer, Flamingos-I Only Have Eyes For You
1932 Henri Nouwen, Dutch Clergyman
1931 Ib Norholm, born in Soborg, Copenhagen, Danish organist, composer, won Carl Nielsen Prize, 1971, wrote opera, 'The Young Park'
1931 Kees Zolstra, Dutch MP, PvdA
1930 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire
1928 Desmond Morris, English zoologist, Human Ape, Body Language
1927 Paula Hawkins, born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Senator-R-Florida, 1981 - 1987
1925 Maria Tallchief, Fairfax, Oklahoma, ballerina
1925 William Hudson, California, actor, I Led 3 Lives
1924 8th earl Spencer, English large landowner/father of Diane
1924 David Craighead, composer
1924 Klaus George Roy, composer
1924 Marvin Kaplan, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Top Cat, Henry-Alice
1924 Robert Kastenmeier, born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, Representative-D-Wisconsin 1959 - 1991
1923 Simeon ten Holt, composer
1922 Neil Franklin, soccer star
1921 Bernard J. Dwyer, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Representative-D-New Jersey 1981 - 1993
1920 Don Saddler, Van Nuys California, dancer, Holiday Hotel
1920 Jerry Maren, actor, munchkin-Wizard of Oz, Mayor McCheese
1919 Leon Kirchner, born in Brooklyn, New York, opera composer, Lily
1919 Nora Beloff, journalist/author
1918 Gottfried von Einem, born in Bern, Switzerland, Austrian composer, Dantons Tod
1918 John McLiam, Alberta, actor, Parker-Men From Shiloh
1918 Oral Roberts, Televangelist; needs $8,000,000, Oral Roberts College
1917 Ernest Borgnine, Hamden, Connecticut, actor, Ice Station Zebra, McHale, Marty
1916 John Corner, scientist
1916 Vic Stollmeyer, cricketer, bro of Jeff Scored 96 in only Test innings
1915 Robert B Motherwell, U.S., painter, Elegies to the Spanish Republic
1915 Vitezslava Kapralova, composer
1913 Mark Goodson, TV game-show proudcer, Goodson-Toddman
1913 Norman Dello Joio, Dello Ioio, New York City, composer
1912 Ken Weekes, cricketer, WI batsman vs. England 1939, 137 at The Oval
1911 C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore, U.S., sci-fi author, Judgment Night
1910 Rosser Reeves, born in Danville, Virginia, advertising executive, television advertising pioneer, wrote, 'Reality in Advertising', created ads for Dwight Eisenhower's Presidential campaign, owned a 138.7 carat Star Ruby
1909 Ann Todd, Hartford England, actress, Paradine Case, 7th Veil
1909 Tiny Winters, musician
1907 Alfonse Vranckx, Belgian lawyer/politician
1907 Maurice Couve de Murville, France premier, 1968-69
1906 Norman Cook, museum curator
1903 Robert Gwathmey, artist, Arts and Letters
1902 Oskar Morgenstern, German/US economist
1902 Walter Keirnan, New Havens, Connecticut, TV panelist, I've Got a Secret
1895 Albin Zollinger, Swiss poet and author, Der Halbe Mensch
1895 Eugen Roth, born in Munich, Germany, songwriter, humorous poet, wrote, 'Ein Mensch' or 'Humans', won Munich art prize for literature, 1952
1895 Hans Fischbock, Austria, Finance minister, Nazi-occupied Holland
1891 Max Ernst, German/French surrealist painter/sculptor
1891 Walter Model, German Field Marshal
1888 Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor, 1st rocket-powered aircraft
1888 Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian/US author, Men Never Know
1888 Henry King, U.S., director, Jesse James, 12 O'Clock High
1883 Estelle Winwood, Goodwin, England, actress, Miracle on 34th Street
1880 Elisabeth Achelis, creator, World Calendar
1874 Arthur Shomburg, famous African
1862 Edith Wharton, American Author
1859 Alexander Alexandrovich Il'yinsky, composer
1835 Charles Kendall Adams, born in Derby, Vermont, historian, educator, served as second President of Cornell University 1885 - 1892, President, University of Wisconsin 1892 - 1901
1833 Bernhard Erdmannsdorffer, German, historian, Deutsche Geschichte
1832 John Pegram, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1829 William Mason, composer
1828 Adam Jacoby Slemmer, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1828 Ferdinand J Cohn, German botanist/publicist
1828 Karol Studzinski, composer
1820 John Milton Thayer, Major General Union volunteers
1814 Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector
1814 Abraham Czn van Stolk, resources/art collector
1800 Edwin Chadwick, British social reformer
1798 Karl von Holtei, Silezian actor and playwright, Die Vagabunden
1798 Karl von Staudt, German math professor, projective geometrician
1778 Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French king Charles X
1776 Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer, Undine
1774 Karl Moser, composer
1767 Antony CW Staring, Dutch lawyer/poet, Jaromir
1758 Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer
1750 Wybo Fijnje, Dutch politician/patriot/journalist
1749 Charles James Fox, English Politician
1746 Gustav III, king during Swedish Enlightenment, 1771-92
1732 Pierre de Baumarchais, France, playwright, Barber of Seville
1712 Frederick II, the Great, king of Prussia, 1740-86
1712 Georg F Schmidt, German engraver/etcher
1705 Farinelli, Carlo Broschi, Andria Italy, castrato
1679 Christian von Wolff, German philosopher
1664 John Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect, baptized
76 Publius A. Hadrianus, 14th Roman Emperor, 117-138











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