April 24 Birthdays in History - April 24 Deaths - April 24 Events
1992 Sean Rademaker, actor, Kirkland Harrison-Another World
1988 Michael Tylo, son of U.S. actor/actress Michael Tylo/Deborah Hunter
1982 Kelly Clarkson, born in Fort Worth, Texas, singer, songwriter, winner of first season of 'American Idol' television series, hits include, 'Thankful', 'Because of You'
1977 Ryan Mitchell, born in Port Augusta SA Australia, swimmer 1996 Olympics
1976 Shane McDermott, actor, Garrett Booth-Swan's Crossing
1976 Sonya Jeyaseelan, born in Newestminster BC, tennis star, 1995 Futures Fla
1975 Justin Boocock, born in Launceston, Australia, canoeist 1996 Olympics
1975 Michael Stewart, NBA center for the Sacramento Kings
1974 Jared Tomich, defensive end for the New Orleans Saints
1974 Marc Collins, NFL punter for the Seattle Seahawks
1974 Toine Rorije, soccer player, Go Ahead Eagles
1974 Derek Luke, American Actor
1973 Eric Snow, NBA guard, Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Supersonics
1973 Jamie Brown, NFL tackle for the Denver Broncos
1973 Mark Babic, Australian soccer defender, Olyroos, 1996 Olympics
1973 Melissa Short, born in Kaaawa, Hawaii, Miss America, Hawaii-Top 10-1997
1973 Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, cricketer, prodigy at 16, Indian captain at 23
1973 Ville Peltonen, hockey forward, Team Finland, Bronze Medal 1998 Olympics
1973 Lee Westwood, born in Workshop, England, professional golfer, top 10 in the Official World Golf Rankings between 1998 - 2001
1972 Chipper Jones, born in Deland, Florida, infielder, Atlanta Braves
1972 Jamie Brown, NFL tackle, Denver Broncos Superbowl 32
1972 Nicolas Gill, born in Montreal, Quebec, 86kg judoka, Olympics-bronze-92, 96
1971 Jeff Brohm, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers
1971 Ken Klee, born in Indianapolis, NHL defenseman for the Washington Capitals
1971 Kumara Dharmasena, cricketer, Sri Lankan off-spinner
1971 Phil Rogers, born in Adelaide, Australia, 100m breaststroker, Bronze Medals 1992, 1996 Olympics
1970 Damien Fleming, Australia cricket pace bowler, hat-trick on Test debut
1970 Emanuela Zardo, born in Switzerland, tennis star
1968 Mark Vanderloo, Waddenveen, Netherlands, model
1968 Todd Jones, born in Marietta, Georgia, pitcher for the Houston Astros
1968 Tracy Gravely, CFL linebacker, Montreal Alouettes
1967 Dino Radja, NBA forward for the Boston Celtics
1967 Leslie M Marx, born in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, fencer-epee 1996 Olympics
1967 Pam[ela] Bustin, born in Somerset, Massachusetts, field hockey defender 1996 Olympics
1966 Margashayam Venkataramana, cricketer, Indian off-spinner 1989
1966 Pascale Paradis-Mangon, born in France, tennis star
1966 Theo Adams, WLAF tackle for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1965 Mike Blowers, born in Wurlzburg, Germany, infielder, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers
1963 Billy Gould, born in Los Angeles, California, rock bassist, Faith No More
1963 Joey Vera, heavy metal rocker, Armored Saint-Aftermath
1962 Stuart Pearce, English Coach
1960 Paula Yates, born in London, England, Mrs. Bob Geldof/rocker/writer, Blondes
1959 Yvonne D. Cagle, born in West Point, New York, MD/astronaut
1958 Fernando Luna, born in Cuidad Real, Spain, tennis player, highest singles ATP-ranking was 33rd in 1984
1957 Tricia Lange, born in Hollywood, California, playmate, June, 1984
1955 Jack Kingston, born in Bryan, Texas, Representative-R-Georgia 1993 -
1955 Michael O'Keefe, born in New Jersey, actor, Caddyshack, Ironweed, Slugger's Wife
1954 Captain Sensible, born in Balham, London, rocker, musician, songwriter, bassist, member of Johnny Moped band, Oasis, co-founded punk rock band The Damned, wore signature red beret
1954 Jack Blades, rock bassist, Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger
1954 Vince Ferragamo, NFL/CFL quarterback, Los Angeles Rams, Montreal Alouettes
1953 Eric Bogosian, born in Woburn, Massachusetts, actor, Talk Radio
1953 John P. Hiler, born in Chicago, Illinois, Representative-R-Indiana 1981 - 1991
1953 Porter Carroll, Jr., drummer, Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover
1952 Jean Paul Gaultier, born in Arceuil, France, fashion designer, host of television series, 'Eurotrash', clothing line for Hermes
1951 Andrew John Fairclough, trade union educator
1948 Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire
1948 Eddie James Hart, Martinez Cal, 4x100m relay runner, Olympics gold 72
1948 Paul Cellucci, American Politician
1947 Glenn Cornick, rock bassist, Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick
1947 Hubert Ann Kelly, U.S. singer, Hues Corporation/Rock the boat
1946 Bruce Stuart Saylor, composer
1945 Doug Clifford, rock drummer, Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary
1945 Robert Knight, born in Franklin, Tennessee, singer, rocker, debuted with the Paramounts, recorded hit, signature song, Everlasting Love
1944 [Bernard] St. Clair Lee [Calhoun], U.S. singer, Rock the Boat
1943 Richard Sterban, Camden, New Jersey, country singer, Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira
1942 Barbra Streisand, born in Brooklyn, New York, singer and actress
1942 Richard M. Daley, mayor-D-Chicago
1942 Valeri Abramovich Voloshin, Russian cosmonaut
1941 John Williams, born in Melbourne, Australia, guitarist, Academy Award
1940 David Larter, cricketer, two-metre tall England pace bowler
1940 Sue Grafton, American Novelist
1939 Ernst Zundel, German Activist
1937 Joe Henderson, American Musician
1936 Jill Ireland, born in London, actress, Breakout, Assassination, Chino
1935 Louis Keith, born in Chicago, physician, expert on multiple-births
1934 John Barbour, born in Toronto, TV host, Real People
1934 Shirley MacLaine, born in Richmond, Virginia, actress/mystic, Irma la Douce
1933 Freddie Scott, U.S. songwriter/singer, Cry to Me
1932 Coen[rad] Flink, Dutch actor, Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje
1931 Bridget Riley, British painter, op-art
1930 Conn Findlay, born in Stockton, California, coxswain, Olympics - 2 gold/bronze - 1956, 1964, 1976
1930 Richard Donner, American Director
1928 Gustav Krivinka, composer
1927 Josy Barthel, born in Luxembourg, 1500m runner 1952 Olympics gold
1927 Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer
1927 Patrick Bowles, writer/translator
1924 Marilyn Erskine, born in Rochester, New York, actor, Fran-Tom Ewell Show
1924 Yehoshua Lakner, composer
1924 Clement Freud, British Writer
1922 J. D. Cannon, born in Salmon, Idaho, actor, McCloud, Ike, Call to Glory
1921 Laci Boldemann, composer
1917 Len Creed, bookmaker
1916 Stanley Kauffmann, born in New York City, playwright, Red Handkerchief Man
1914 Bernard Caulfield, judge
1914 Justin Wilson, cajun chef, Wise Potato Chips
1914 Ruth White, born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, actress, Up the Down Staircase
1911 Jack E. Leonard, born in Chicago, Illinois, comedian, Disorderly Orderly
1911 Karl O. Schiller, German economist, Minister of Economics
1911 Robert Joseph Kane, born in Ithaca, New York, President of U.S. Olympic Commission, 1976
1911 Sigursveinn David Kristinsson, composer
1909 Bernhard Grzimek, zoologist, West Germany
1909 Irven Spence, animator
1909 Willie Herenton, American Politician
1908 Heddy Bouber, Hermanus G Blom, actor, Bluejackets
1908 George Oppen, American Poet
1907 Vaclav Trojan, composer
1905 Robert Penn Warren, 1st U.S. poet laureate, All the King's Men
1904 Willem De Kooning, born in Rotterdam Netherland, artist, North Atlantic Light
1903 Jose A Primo de Rivera y Saenz de Heredia, founder, Spanish Falange
1903 Mike Michalske, NFL guard, New York Yankees, Green Bay Packers
1903 Siegfried F Nadel, Austrian/British anthropologist, Black Byzantium
1900 Elizabeth Goudge, English Writer
1897 Benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist, or 1797
1897 Gyorgy Kosa, composer
1897 Benjamin Whorf, American
1895 S Constantine Timoshenko, Russian marshal/people's commissioner
1893 Robert Harron, born in New York City, actor, Birth of a Nation, Intolerance
1892 Jack Hulbert, born in Ely, England, actor, Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack
1889 [Richard] Stafford Cripps, English minister of airplane manufacturing, 1942 - 1945
1886 Kurt Pinthus, writer
1886 R Pelgrom, oldest Dutch man, died Apr 15, 1994, 9 days short of 108
1877 Charles Cuvillier, composer
1875 Jeno Huszka, composer
1874 John Russell Pope, U.S., architect, Jefferson Memorial
1874 Willem E. Roelofs, Dutch painter/cartoonist
1873 Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian general/president
1867 Fannie Thomas, became oldest known American, 113 y 273 d at death
1864 George AA Alting van Geusau, dir-gen, PTT, Dutch Minister of War, 1918-20
1862 A. C. Benson, British Author
1856 Henri POBJ Petain, French marshal, Verdun/Vichy regime
1851 Eduardo Acevedo Diaz, Uruguaian writer, Ismael, Grito de Gloria
1849 Joseph S. Gallieni, general, Battle of Marne, military governor, Paris
1845 Carl Spitteler, born in Switzerland, poet, Prometheus and Epimetheus; Nobel 1919
1837 Friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat, die graue Eminenz
1836 Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist
1829 George Peabody Estey, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1828 Robert Brank Vance, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1824 Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp forger
1822 Erastus Barnard Tyler, Major General Union volunteers
1815 Anthony Trollope, born in England, novelist/poet, Barchester Towers
1815 James Edward Harrison, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1814 Angela Burdett-Coutts, philanthropist extrordinaire
1814 Vincente F. Lopez, Argentina historian, La Novia del Hereje
1807 Charles Ferguson Smith, Major General Union volunteers
1804 Thomas Oliver Selfridge, Commander Union Navy
1796 K L Immermann, writer
1791 Nikolaj A. Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter, Account about Holland
1773 Harman W. Muntinghe, lawyer/Dutch colonial director
1769 Arthur Wellesley, General/Duke of Wellington
1766 Robert Bailey Thomas, founder, Farmer's Almanac
1750 Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician
1743 Edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor, power loom
1742 Roman Hoffstetter, composer
1721 Johann Philipp Kirnberger, German composer, baptised
1706 Giovanni Battista Martini, composer
1670 Christian Ludwig Boxberg, composer
1660 Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver
1620 John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography
1594 Benedikt Lechler, composer
1538 Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer