March 24 Birthdays in History - March 24 Deaths - March 24 Events
1980 Luke Edwards, born in Nevada City, California, actor, Newsie
1979 Petra Nemcova, Czechoslovakian Model
1977 Olivia Burnette, born in San Clemente, California, actress, Torkelsons
1976 Danielle Garrett, born in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, soccer forward 1996 Olympics
1976 Peyton Manning, American Athlete
1975 Debbie Keller, born in Winfield, Illinois, soccer forward 1996 Olympics
1975 Julia Bikbova, born in Kiev, Ukraine, dance skater
1974 Terry Killens, linebacker, Tennessee Oilers
1974 Alyson Hannigan, born in Washington, D.C., actress, known for television series, 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer', appeared in 'American Pie' films
1973 Atle Larsen, WLAF kicker, Rhein Fire
1973 Chip McCaw, born in Chicago, Illinois, volleyball setter 1996 Olympics
1973 David Moravec, hockey forward, Team Czechoslovakia, Gold Medal 1998 Olympics
1973 Josh Lakatos, born in Pasadena, California, trap shooter, 1996 Olympics silver
1973 Philippe Boucher, born in St. Apollinaire, California, NHL defense, Los Angeles Kings, Olympic Gold 1998
1970 Lara Flynn Boyle, born in Davenport, Iowa, actress, Donna Hayward-Twin Peaks
1970 Marques Bragg, NBA forward for the Minnesota Timberwolves
1970 Mike Vanderjagt, CFL kicker for the Toronto Argonauts
1970 Shannon Lemora, born in Baton Rouge Louisiana, 1.5k runner
1969 Yoko Zetterlund, born in San Francisco, California, volleyball setter, Olympics bronze 1992, 1996
1967 Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel, born in Florida, tennis player, Virginia Slims of Ark 1987
1967 Richard Gillam, born in Atlanta, Georgia, pairs skater
1966 Penny Toler, WNBA guard for the Los Angeles Sparks
1966 Tatjana Patitz, born in Hamburg, West Germany, model/actress, Rising Sun
1965 Angela Zuckerman, born in St. Louis, Missouri, speed skater 1994 Olympics
1965 Ben Torriero, WLAF running back, Scottish Claymores
1965 Jeff Reese, Brantford, NHL goalie, Tampa Bay Lightning
1965 Marian Vajda, Czechoslovakia, tennis star
1964 Hans Schwaier, West Germany, tennis star
1964 Annabella Sciorra, American Actress
1963 Raimond van der Gouw, Dutch soccer goalie, Vitesse, Manchester
1963 Sammy Giammatva, born in Houston, Texas, tennis star
1962 Penny Hammel, born in Decatur, Illinois, LPGA golfer, Jamie Farr Toledo-1985, 89
1962 Star Jones, attorney/TV hostess, NBC, Inside Edition
1961 Dean Jones, cricketer, dashing Australian batsman and fielder 1984-92
1961 James T. Gallagher, Jr., born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, PGA golfer, 1990 Greater Milw
1960 Kelly LeBrock, born in New York City, actress, Weird Science, Woman in Red
1957 Scott J. Horowitz, born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, PhD/Captain USAF/astronaut, STS-75, 82
1956 Ijaz Faqih, cricketer, Pakistan off-spin all-rounder in 5 Tests 80-88
1954 Donna Pescow, born in Brooklyn, actress, Angie, Out of this World, Rainbow
1954 Irina Ratushinskaya, born in Odessa, Ukraine, disident poet, Beyond the Limit
1954 Robert Carradine, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Slim-The Cowboys, Wavelength
1953 Steve Lubbers, cricketer, captain of Dutch World Cup team 1996
1952 Nicholas Campbell, born in Toronto, Canada, actor, Nick-Insiders
1951 Dougie Thompson, rocker, Supertramp-Bloody Well Right
1951 Kenneth S. Reightler, Jr., Patuxent R, Maryland, Commander USN/astro, STS-48, 60
1951 Pat Bradley, born in Westford, Massachusetts, LPGA golfer, 1981 U.S. Women's Open
1949 Steve Lang, born in Montreal, Canada, rock bassist, April Wine
1947 Alan Sugar, English multi-millionaire/computer manufacturer, Amstrad
1947 Mike Kellie, rock drummer, Spooky Tooth-It's All About
1947 Paul McCandless, rocker, Torches on the Lake
1947 Pieter W. Coetzer, South African journalist/MP, NP
1947 Christine Gregoire, American Politician
1946 Lee Oskar, born in Denmark, rock harmonicist, War-Why Can't We Be Friends
1944 Denny McLain, baseball pitcher, Detroit Tigers, 31 wins in 1968
1944 Patti Labelle, singer, Phoenix, Tasty, Chameleon
1944 R. Lee Ermey, American Soldier
1943 Martin Lancaster, born in North Carolina, Representative-D-North Carolina 1987 - 1995
1943 Jesus Alou, baseball outfielder for the San Francisco Giants
1943 Marika Kilius, born in West Germany, ice skating pair, Olympics silver 1960, 64
1940 Bob Mackie, born in Monterey Parks, California, designer, Streisand, Cher
1938 Larry Wilson, NFL back, Cardinals
1938 David Irving, British Author
1937 Benjamin Luxon, born in Redruth, England, baritone, Owen Wingrave
1937 Bill Tillman, basebal player
1937 Billy Stewart, U.S. R&B singer, I Do Love You
1937 Erskine Sandiford, premier, Barbados, 1987-94
1936 Fredrick Kaufmamn, composer
1936 David Suzuki, Canadian Scientist
1935 Peter Bichsel, born in Lucerne, Switzerland, writer, journalist, wrote 'And Really Frau Blum Would Very Much Like to Meet the Milkman', member of the Gruppe Olten, a club of Swiss writers
1933 David Harries, composer
1932 William Smith, born in Columbia, Missouri, actor, Rich Man Poor Man, Hawaii 5-0
1932 Yuri Anatoyevich Ponomaryov, born in Russia, cosmonaut, Soyuz 18 backup
1931 Thelma Kalama, U.S., 4 x 100m relay swimmer, 1948 Olympics gold
1930 Kenneth Nelson, born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, actor, Henry Aldrich-Aldrich Family
1930 Steve McQueen, born in Slater, Missouri, actor, Wanted, Dead or Alive, Blob, Bullitt
1929 Cuan McCarthy, cricketer, 36 Test wkts for South Africa, 1 career no-ball
1928 Byron "Yankees" Janis, born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, pianist, NBC Symphony Orchestra
1928 Vanessa Brown, born in Vienna, Austria, actress, My Favorite Husband
1927 Janos Decsenyi, composer
1927 Martin Walser, born in Wasserburg am Bodensee, Germany, writer, 1998 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade winner, known for 'Runaway Horse', famous for describing conflicts his anti-heroes have in stories and novels
1926 Dario Fo, born in Leggiuno Sangiano, Virginia, playwright, Nobel-1997
1925 Duncan Wood, TV director/producer
1925 Mai Zetterling, born in Vaeras, Sweden, actress, Hidden Agenda, Ringer
1924 Lois Andrews, actress, Ganster, Rustlers, Desert Hawk
1924 Lorraine Gourley, LA CA
1924 Norman Fell, Philadelphia, actor, Mr Roper-3's Company, The End, Graduate
1923 Edna Jo Hunter, expert on military families and prisoners of war
1923 Murray Hamilton, born in Washington, North Carolina, actor, Rich Man Poor Man
1922 Dave Appell, singer/musician/songwriter, In the Midnight Hour
1921 Wilson Harris, Guayanese author
1920 Gene Nelson, Berg, born in Seattle, Washington actor, Tea For 2, Oklahoma
1919 John Duncan, Sr., born in Tennessee, Representative-R-Tennessee 1965 - 1988
1919 Lawrence Ferlinghetti, author, Coney Island of the Mind
1918 Englebert van Anderlecht, Belgian painter
1914 Lilli Palmer, born in Posen, Germany, actress, Boys From Brazil, Sebastian
1912 Dorothy Height, American Activist
1911 Enrique Jorda, born in San Sebastian, Spain, conductor, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra 1970
1911 Herman W. "Fritz" Liebert, U.S. OSSer/librarian, Yale curator
1911 Jane Beverly Drew, architect
1911 Joseph Barbera, animator, Hanna-Barbera
1910 Jacques Chailley, composer
1910 Richard Conte, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, actor, 4 Just Men, Tony Rome, Hotel
1909 Clyde Barrow, bank robber, of Bonnie and Clyde fame
1909 Thomas E "Tommy" Trinder, English radio comic/actor, Phoenix
1907 Janet Harmon Bragg, U.S. pilot/columnist, Chicago Defender
1907 Lauris Norstad, U.S. gen, NATO commander and CEO, Owens-Corning Fiberglass
1907 Lucia Chase, U.S. ballerina/co-founder, American Ballet Theater
1907 Lydia Korneevna Chukovskaya, writer
1907 Martin Kosleck, born in Germany, actor, Pursuit to Algiers
1906 John Cameron Swayze, news correspondent/spokesman, Timex
1905 Andre Christiaens, Flemish writer, Unfindable Country
1903 Adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist, Nobel 1939
1903 John Patrick Sutton Ludlow, actor, Agatha
1903 Malcolm Muggeridge, English writer, Observer of Life
1900 June Clark, musician trumpet
1898 Dorothy Stratton, organizer, SPARS-women's branch of U.S. Coast Guard
1898 George Alpert, railroad executive
1897 Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor
1897 Wilhelm Reich, Austrian/U.S. psycho analysist, character analysis
1896 Gianna Manzini, writer
1895 Arthur Murray, dancer, Arthur Murray's Dance Party
1895 Sid Saylor, born in Chicago, Illinois, actor, Wally-Waterfront
1892 Marston Morse, American Mathematician
1891 Annie "Charley" Toorop, Dutch painter, 3 Generations
1891 John Knittel, writer
1890 Miguel Suriel, Netherlands Antillian writer, Muhe culpabel
1888 Jameson Thomas, born in London, England, actor, Farmer's Wife
1887 Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, born in San Jose, California, actor, Keystone comedies
1887 Fatty Arbuckle, American Comedian
1886 Edward Weston, American Photographer
1885 Charlie Daniels, U.S. swimmer, Olympics-4 gold-1904, 08
1884 Gino Marinuzzi, composer
1884 Peter Debye, Holland, physical chemist, Nobel 1936
1883 James I Wedgwood, British theosophist/old-catholic bishop
1878 Top Naeff, Anthonetta van Rhijn-N-Naeff, Dutch writer
1874 Harry Houdini, Budapest, magician/escape artist
1874 Luigi Einaudi, economist/1st president of Italy, 1948-55
1871 Ernest Rutherford, nuclear scientist
1869 Emile Fabre, France, playwright, administrator of Comedie Franeaise
1866 Jack McAuliffe, U.S. lightweight boxing champ, hall of famer
1855 Andrew W. Mellon, founder, Mellon Bank, U.S. Secretary of Treasury
1855 Olive Schreiner, South African writer, Portrait of a South African Woman
1855 Andrew Mellon, American Businessman
1837 Philips, Count of Flanders Belgium
1835 Josef Stefan, Austria, physicist, Stefan-Boltzmann law
1834 John Wesley Powell, U.S., geologist/explorer/ethnologist
1834 William Morris, England, designer, craftsman, poet and socialist
1828 Horace Gray, American Judge
1821 Elisa Felix, tragedienne
1821 [George] Hector Tyndale, Major General Union volunteers
1820 Fanny Crosby, American Musician
1817 Aime Maillart, composer
1814 Galen Clark, U.S., naturalist and discovered Mariposa Grove
1809 Joseph Liouville, France, discover of transcendental numbers
1802 Jacob van Lennep, attorney/Dutch MP
1797 Antonio Rosmini-Serbati, philosopher/founder, Institute of Charity
1762 Marcos Antonio da Fonseca, born in Portugal, opera composer, Portogallo
1755 Rufus King, framer of U.S. constitution
1749 Bernard Jumentier, composer
1740 John Antes, composer
1732 Gian Francesco de Majo, composer
1714 Carlo Giovanni Testori, composer
1703 Jose F de Isla, Francisco de Salazar, Spanish Jesuit/writer
1630 Jose Saenz d'Aguirre, Spanish cardinal
1607 Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear Admiral, St. Vincent, Dune
1494 Georgius Agricola, born in Germany, mineralogist, De Re Metallica
1441 Ernst I, elector of Saxon, 1464-86
1188 Ferrand of Portugal, earl of Flanders/son of Sancho I