November 24 Birthdays in History - November 24 Deaths - November 24 Events



1978 Katherine Heigl, actress, born in Washington, D.C., actress, breakthrough role as Dr. Isobel Stevens on television show, 'Grey's Anatomy', movie's include, 'Knocked Up'
1977 Kimi Fairchild, Miss Louisiana Teen USA 1996
1977 Colin Hanks, American Actor
1976 Chen Lu, China, figure skater, Olympics-Bronze-94
1975 Carly Jarmon, Mesquite Texas, Miss America-Texas 1996
1973 Donny Brady, defensive back for the Baltimore Ravens
1973 Kendel Shello, DL for the Indianapolis Colts
1972 Barry Potomski, Windsor, NHL left wing for the Los Angeles Kings
1972 Fred Brathwaite, Ottawa, NHL goalie for the Edmonton Oilers
1971 Keith Primeau, Toronto, NHL forward, Carolina, Detroit
1971 Tony Cline, NFL tight end for the Buffalo Bills
1970 Brett Wallerstedt, NFL linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals
1970 Chad Taylor, born in Baltimore, Maryland, musician, lead guitarist, member of the band, Live, album 'Throwing Copper', sold over 25 million records
1970 Chris Hall, WLAF safety for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1970 Doug Brien, kicker for the New Orleans Saints
1970 Jason Jacome, Tulsa, Oklahoma, pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
1970 Kelly Blair, Prosser Wash, heptathlete
1970 Lemanski Hall, NFL linebacker, Houston/Tennessee Oilers
1970 Nancy Mason, Belleville, Illinois, WPVA volleyballer, Nationals-17th-1995
1969 Romesh Kaluwitharana, cricket, big-hit SL batsman, ton on Test debut
1968 Dave Hansen, born in Long Beach, California, infielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers
1968 Dave Jukes, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canadian Tour golfer, 1991 Kawartha Lakes
1968 Ken Johnson, Quincy Massachusetts, 3x40 rifle 1996 Olympics
1967 Al Martin, Covina California, outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates
1967 Ben McDonald, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers
1967 Cal Eldred, born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, professional baseball player, pitcher, played for the Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago White Sox
1966 Joseph "Run" Simmons, rapper, Run DMC
1966 Ledell Eackles, NBA guard, Washington Wizards/Bullets
1966 Russell Watson, English Musician
1965 Nyla Jane Carroll, New Plymouth New Zealand, 5k/10k/marathoner 1996 Olympics
1963 Lisa Howard, actress, Days of Our Life, Rolling Vengeance
1962 John Squire, English pop guitarist, Stone Roses, She Bangs the Drums
1962 Lesa Ann Pedriana, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, playmate, April, 1984
1962 Randy Velarde, born in Midland, Texas, infielder, New York Yankees, California Angels
1961 Carl Sundquist, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, cyclist 1996 Olympics
1961 Arundhati Roy, Indian Novelist
1958 Alain Chabat, actor, French Twist, Six Days Six Night
1958 Carmel, McCourt, England, rocker, Storm, More More More
1957 Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist, Huey Lewis and The News
1957 Denise Crosby, born in Hollywood, California, actress, Tasha-Star Trek: Next Gen
1956 Doug Davidson, actor, Young and Restless
1955 Clement Burke, rock drummer, Blondie
1955 Ian Botham, cricketer, all time great all-rounder Extrovert
1955 Scott Mabon Hoch, born in Raleigh, North Carolina, PGA golfer, 1982 USF&G Classic
1954 Emir Kusturica, born in Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia, filmmaker, actor, musician, appeared in films, 'Promise Me This', 'Maradona'
1953 Tod Machover, born in Mount Vernon, New York, composer, innovative use of technology in music, designed interactive systems for Yo Yo Ma, Ying Quartet
1952 Brijesh Patel, cricketer, Indian batsman 1974-77
1952 Rick Ross, American Celebrity
1951 Chet Edwards, born in Corpus Christi, Texas, Representative-D-Texas 1991 - 2005 and 2005 -
1951 Gaby Landhage, Goteborg Sweden, model, Model of the Rear
1951 Graham Price, born in Moascar, Egypt, rugby player, prop forward, debuted for Wales in 1975, won 41 caps for Wales
1950 Damon Evans, born in Baltimore, Maryland, actor, Lionel-The Jeffersons
1950 Stanley Livingston, actor, Chip-My 3 Sons
1949 Anita Louis, U.S. singer, Soul Children, I'll Be the Other Woman
1949 Martin Duiser, pop producer, Vanessa, Lee Towers
1949 Linda Tripp, American Celebrity
1948 Ashok Gandotra, cricketer, in Rio de Janiero Two Tests for India 1969
1948 Spider Robinson, Canada, sci-fi author, 3 Hugo, Callahan's Secret
1948 Steve Yeager, catcher, LA Dodger
1947 Dwight Schultz, born in Baltimore, Maryland, actor, A-Team
1946 Bev[erley] Bevan, Birmingham England, rock drummer, ELO
1946 Ted Bundy, Burlington, Vermont, serial murderer
1945 Lee Michaels, born in Los Angeles, California, guitarist, organist, pianist, known for Top 10 hit 'Do You Know What I Mean'
1944 Bev Bevan, born in Sparkhill, Birmingham, England, born Beverley Bevan, rocker musician, played drums, percussion, original member of ELO, founded Electric Light Orchestra Part II, toured as a drummer for band Black Sabbath
1944 Claudia Dreifus, interviewer/author, 7 Stories
1944 Dan Glickman, born in Wichita, Kansas, Representative-D-Kansas 1977 - 1995
1944 Jules Deelder, Dutch poet, T of Vondel
1943 Barry Milburn, cricketer, New Zealand wicket-keeper in three Tests 1969
1943 Joel Robert, Belgian motorcyclist
1943 Richard Tee, U.S. pianist, Stuff, Strokin'
1943 Robin Williamson, rocker, Incredible String Band
1942 Bayani Mendoza de Leon, composer
1942 Billy Connolly, Scotland, comedian/actor, Blue Money
1942 Marlin Fitzwater, press secretary, George Bush
1941 Donald "Duck" Dunn, Tennessee, bassist, Booker T-Mar-Keys, Walkin' the Dog
1941 Gary Boyle, rocker, Isotope
1941 John de Andrea, U.S. sculptor
1941 Pete Best, drummer, Beatles
1940 Paul Tagliabue, commissioner, NFL
1940 Wendell Morris Logan, composer
1939 Jim Northrup, baseball player
1939 Jim Yester, born in Birmingham, Alabama, rock vocalist and guitarist, Association
1939 Yoshinobu Miyake, Japan, featherweight, Gold Medals 1964, 1968 Olympics
1938 Oscar Robertson, born in Charlotte, Tennessee, NBAer, Gold Medal 1960 Olympics
1938 Wynne Bradburn, cricketer, father of Grant New Zealand batsman vs. South Africa 1964
1935 Ronald V. Dellums, born in Oakland California, Representative-D-Calif, 1971-
1934 Alfred Schnittke, Russia, composer, St. Florian
1934 Martin Charnin, Broadway lyricist, Annie, West Side Story
1932 Fred Titmus, cricketer, long-running England off-spinner
1932 Katalin Juhasz-Nagy, Hungary, foils 1964 Olympic gold
1930 C T Patankar, cricketer, kept wicket in one Test India vs. New Zealand 1955-56
1930 Dante Lavelli, AAFC/NFL end for the Cleveland Browns
1930 Ken Barrington, cricketer, tough England batsman
1929 Eileen Barton, Brooklyn, singer, Broadway Open House
1927 Alfred Kraus, Las Palmas Canary Islands, tenor, La Scala
1927 Emma Lou Diemer, composer
1926 Alan Owen, English author, Maggie May, Ronnie Barker Show
1926 Alfred "Fred" Benavente, director/actor, Farce Majeur
1925 Alun Owen, North Wales, writer, Hard Days Night, actor, Servant
1925 William F. Buckley, Jr., born in New York City, conservative author, commentator, founded 'The National Review'
1925 Simon van der Meer, Dutch Physicist
1921 Joe "Ducky" Medwick, baseball player
1921 John V Lindsay, Mayor-R/D-NY, 1965-73
1921 John V. Lindsay, Politician
1921 John Lindsay, American Politician
1920 Anthony Griffin, sailor
1920 Joseph Olutola Olu Odutola Oguntala, soho club owner
1919 John Silverlight, journalist
1918 Roley Jenkins, cricketer, English leg-spinner 1948-52
1918 Tom "Stubby" Fouts, Carroll County, Indiana, actor, Polka-go-round
1918 William Strethan "Wild Bill" Davis, musician
1917 Howard Duff, Bremerton Wash, actor, Flamingo Road, Knots Landing
1917 Richard Bilderback Hervig, composer
1917 Rita Corita, Dutch singer
1916 Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi"
1914 Elise Hoomans, Dutch director/actress, Jane Eyre
1913 Gisela Mauermeyer, Germany, discus thrower 1936 Olympics gold
1912 Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher, Johnson murderer!
1912 Garson Kanin, born in Rochester, New York, playwright/producer, Double Life
1912 Geraldine Fitzgerald, Dublin Ire, actress, Pawnbroker, Easy Money
1912 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, U.S. jazz pianist/arranger
1911 Kirby Grant, Butte Mont, actor, Sky King
1911 Walter Goetz, illustrator cartoonist/painter
1910 Lennox Brown, cricketer, South Africa leg-spinner on 1931-32 Australia/New Zealand tour
1909 Hans Melchior Brugk, composer
1909 Hotze de Roos, Dutch youth book author, Chameleon
1908 Harry Kemelman, U.S. detective author, rabbi-omnibus
1908 Libertad Lamaraque, Agentina, actress, Madreselva, Puerta Cerrada
1908 Ray Carter, born in Chicago, Illinois, orchestra leader, Arthur Murray Dance Party
1906 Andreina Pagnani, Rome, Italy, actress, Il Commandante
1906 Eduard Ludwig, German architect, Air Bridge monument Berlin
1905 Irene Wicker, singer and actress, Singing Lady
1902 Fernand Braudel, French historian
1901 Andre Victor Tchelistcheff, winemaker
1900 Cornelius Kee, composer
1900 Jerzy Bonawentura Toeplitz, film maker/teacher
1899 Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer
1894 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer, all-time great opening batsman for Engl
1893 Fern Andra, Watseka, Illinois, actress, Eyes of the World
1892 Isidor Achron, composer
1889 Albert J Sylvester, England, ballroom dancer, Alex Moor Award-1977
1889 Cissy van Marxfield, Setske Beek-de Haan, Dutch author
1888 Cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress, Agatha-Farmer's Daughter
1888 Dale Carnegie, author, How to Win Friends and Influence People
1888 Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Cologne Germany, actor, Metropolis, Spies
1886 Georges Vandertongerloo, Flemish artist, L'art et Son Avenir
1886 Margaret Anderson, American Editor
1885 Anna Louise Strong, American Journalist
1884 Michel de Klerk, architect, Amsterdam School
1878 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian
1877 Alben W. Barkley, Graves County, Kentucky, 35th Vice President-D 1949 - 1953
1877 Alben W. Barkley, American Vice President
1876 Walter Griffin, U.S. architect, city planner; designed Canberra, Australia
1873 L Martov, Yuly O Tsederbaum, Russian revolutionary
1868 Scott Joplin, U.S., entertainer/composer, The Entertainer
1864 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, France, painter, At the Moulin Rouge
1859 Cass Gilbert, American Architect
1853 Bat Masterson, American Explorer
1849 Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of childrens book, My Secret Garden
1848 Lilli Lehmann, opera singer
1833 Richard Tangye, British Businessman
1829 William Passmore Carlin, Major General Union Army
1826 Collodi, Carlo Lorenzini, Italian author, Pinocchio
1826 Carlo Collodi, Italian Writer
1824 Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist
1817 Juan de la Cruz Moreno Maisonave, Guatemala
1815 James Hewward Trapier, General Confederate Army
1815 Grace Darling, English Celebrity
1811 Ditler G Monrad, Danish theologist/bishop/premier, 1863-
1808 Alphonse Karr, French Critic
1806 Omar Pasha, Michael Lats, Croatian governor/viceroy of Bosnia/Iraq
1795 Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer
1784 Zachary Taylor, Whig, 12th President, Mar 5, 1849-July 9, 1850
1768 Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer
1766 J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist
1747 Felice Alessandri, composer
1740 John Bacon, English sculptor
1713 Junipero Serra, priest had a mission in California
1713 Laurence Sterne, Ireland, novelist/satirist, Tristram Shandy
1713 Laurence Stern, Irish Clergyman
1712 Willem Bachiene, theologist/geographer/astronomer, Ecclesiastical
1690 Charles Theodore Pachelbel, composer
1655 Charles XI, King of Sweden, 1660-97
1642 Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, earl of Tourville/knight/admiral/marshal
1632 Baruch "Benedict" de Spinoza, Amsterdam, rationalist philosopher
1632 Baruch Benedict de Spinoza, Philosopher
1632 Baruch Spinoza, Philosopher











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