September 24 Birthdays in History - September 24 Deaths - September 24 Events
1974 Kiwane Garris, NBA guard for the Denver Nuggets
1974 Matt McKeon, Florissant, Missouri, soccer midfielder, 1996 Olympics gold
1973 Rodrick Rhodes, NBA forward for the Houston Rockets
1972 Jeff Hill, NFL wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals
1971 Shane Conrad, actress, Cody-High Mountain Rangers
1970 Jeanette Kollasch, Evanston, Illinois, WPVA volleyballer, Pismo-17th-1995
1970 Kristin Talbot, Schuylerville, New York, speed skater 1994 Olympics
1970 Mario Cristobal, WLAF guard for the Amsterdam Admirals
1970 Paul Spoljaric, pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays
1970 Winfred Tubbs, NFL linebacker for the New Orleans Saints
1969 Andrew Greene, NFL guard, Miami Dolphins, Saskatchewan Roughriders
1969 Gene Hunt, R&B musician, Acid Man
1969 John Morton, WLAF WR for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1969 Lisa Matthews, Peoria, Illinois, playmate, Apr, 1990
1969 Megan Ward, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Kimberly Sayers-Dark Skies
1967 Frank Cornish, NFL center/guard, Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles
1967 Roland Jansen, soccer player, Willem II
1966 Atul Bedade, cricketer, Indian ODI batsman 1994-
1966 Bernard Gilkey, born in St. Louis, Missouri, outfielder for the New York Mets
1966 Kevin Koslofski, Decatur, Illinois, outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers
1966 Paul Michael Valley, actor, Ryan Harrison-Another World
1964 Gene Watkins, Waco, Texas, actor, James Walsh-As the World Turns
1964 Rafael Palmeiro, born in Havana, Cuba, 1st baseman for the Baltimore Orioles
1962 Arden Knoll, Saskatoon Sask, Canadian Tour golfer, 1994 Klondike-2nd
1962 Nia Vardalos, born in Winnipeg, Canada, actress, screenwriter, producer, appeared in film 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' television show
1962 Jack Dee, British Comedian
1961 Dillard Pruitt, Greenville, South Carolina, PGA golfer, 1991 Chattanooga Classic
1958 Kevin Sorbo, actor, Hercules Legendary Journeys, Kull The Conquerer
1956 Ilona Briesenick-Slupianek, born in East Germany, shot-putter, 1980 Olympics gold
1952 Joseph P. Kennedy II, born in Brighton, Massachusetts, Representative-D-Massachusetts 1987 - 1999
1951 Terry Metcalf, Seattle, NFL, CFL running back, St. Louis, Toronto
1950 Mohinder Amarnath, cricketer, son of Lala Indian batsman of 70's/80's
1950 Alan Colmes, born in New York City, New York, radio and television host, liberal political commentator, host of 'The Alan Colmes Show', runs 'Liberaland' blog
1948 Bernadette Hingley, British priest
1948 Gordon Clapp, North Conway, New Hampshire, actor, Greg Medavoy-NYPD Blue
1948 Phil Hartman, Brantford Ontario, actor, SNL, Peewee's Playhouse
1947 Richard Northcott, producer, 9 Weeks
1946 "Mean" Joe Greene, NFL tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Coke spokesman
1946 Carson Van Osten, born in America, musician, performed with Todd Rundgren and rock group 'Nazz', comics creator, artist of Disney comics
1946 Jacqueline Courtney, New Jersey, actress, Another World, One Life to Live
1946 Jerry Donahue, rocker, Fairport Convention
1946 Marc Edward Neikrug, composer
1946 Pat Pocock, cricketer, intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85
1946 Richard Spring, British MP
1946 Robert Jackson, MP/minister of British Civil Service
1945 Catherine Burns, New York City, actress, Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher
1945 David A[llen] Drake, U.S., sci-fi author, Cross the Stars, Rolling Hot
1943 Lee Aaker, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Rusty-Rin Tin Tin
1942 Gerry Marsden, rock vocalist, Gerry and Pacemakers-Ferry crossed Mersey
1942 Phyllis "Jiggs" Allbut Meister, Orange, New Jersey, rocker, Angels
1941 John Mackey, NFL tight end, Baltimore Colts, San Diego Chargers
1941 Linda Eastman McCartney, born in New York City, New York, Mrs. Paul McCartney, rocker, Wings-Ram
1940 Barbara Allbut, Orange, New Jersey, rock vocalist, Angels
1937 Alan Grose, British Vice-Admiral
1936 Jim Henson, born in Greenville, Mississippi, muppeteer, Sesame Street, Muppet Show
1935 Barbara Brilliant, TV host/producer
1935 Lawrence Urquhart, CEO, Burmah Castrol
1934 Bernard Nevill, textile designer
1934 John Brunner, Kilian Houston, UK, sci-fi author, 100th Millennium
1934 Manfred Worner, German General/Secretary-General, NATO, 1988-94
1934 Robert Lang, actor, Night Watch, director
1933 Catherine Pestell, principal, Somerville College Oxford
1932 Svetlana Beriozova, ballerina
1931 Anthony Newley, England, actor, Dr. Doolitte, Garbage Pail Kids, composer
1931 Brian Glanville, author/journalist
1931 Cardiss Collins, born in St. Louis, Missouri, Representative-D-Illinois 1973 - 1997
1930 John Watts Young, born in San Francisco, California, astronaut, Gem 3 10, Apollo 10 16, STS-1 9
1929 George McNicol, principal, Aberdeen University
1927 Richard Swift, composer
1924 Jean-Pierre Warner, British high court judge
1924 Sheila MacRae, born in London, England, actress, Jackie Gleason Show
1924 Simpson Guillen, cricketer, wicket-keeper for West Indies and New Zealand
1924 Walter Fufido, born in Bronx, New York, Iwo Jima casualty, WW II
1923 Ladislav Fuks, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, writer, novelist, psychological novels, involving despair, suffering, experience of Fascist rule, received doctorate at Charles University in Prague
1922 Cornell MacNeil, U.S., singer and actor, La Traviata
1922 David Lane, CEO, Commission for Racial Equality
1922 Theresa Merritt, Newport News, Virginia, actress, Mama-That's My Mama
1921 Jim McKay, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, sportscaster, ABC's Wide World of Sports
1921 Leonard Overton, British glider pilot, Arnhem 1944
1921 Leonardo Lopez Salzedo, composer
1919 Dayton Allen, New York City, comedian, Steve Allen Show
1919 Vaclav Nelhybel, Polanka Czechoslovakia, composer, Everyman
1918 Audra Lindley, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Helen Roper-3's Company, Ropers
1918 Richard Hoggart, author/warden, Goldsmith's College London
1917 Colin Cowe, senior bursar, Magdalen College Oxford
1917 William Putnam Bundy, London, editor, Lvaggerier and Vagaries
1917 William P. Bundy, American Historian
1916 John Lapsley, British air marshal
1915 Larry Gates, St. Paul, Minnesota, actor, Guiding Light, Body Snatchers
1915 Margarita J Aliger, Russian poet, Zoja,
1915 Seymour Egerton, CEO, Coutis Bank
1914 Andrzej Panufnik, Warsaw Poland, composer, Tragic Overture
1914 Hein J M Jordans, Dutch conductor
1914 Herb Jeffries, born in Detroit, Michigan, actor, Where's Huddles
1912 Don Porter, Miami Oklahoma, actor, Russ Lawrence-Gidget, Ann Sothern Show
1912 Ian Serraillier, children author
1911 Konstantin Chernenko, U.S.S.R. leader
1910 Cao Yu, born in China, born Wan Jiabao, playwright, dramatist, celebrated for Thunderstorm, Sunrise, and Peking Man, responsible for spoken theater in 20th century Chinese literature
1910 Frank Pelleg, composer
1910 Jean Servais, Angers Belgium, actor, Every Man is My Enemy
1910 Leonarda da Vinci MacLaren, founder, LSE
1907 Pierre Moulaert, composer
1906 Victor Wong, LA Cal, actor, Mission to Moscow, Son of Kong, King Kong
1904 Cemal Resit Rey, composer
1904 Owen Saunders, mechanical engineer
1902 Cheryl Crawford, producer, Touch of Venus, Brigadoon
1899 Eduardo Hernandez Moncada, composer
1898 Charlotte D baroness of Pallandt, Dutch sculptress
1898 Howard W. Florey, Australia, pathologist; purified penicillin, Nobel '45
1896 F. Scott Fitzgerald, St. Paul, Minnesota, author, Great Gatsby
1895 Andre Cournand, physician
1894 E. Franklin Frazier, American Sociologist
1893 Julia Faye, Richmond, Virginia, actress, 10 Commandments, Samson and Delilah
1892 Sam de Vries, actor, Wandering Jew
1890 Alan Herbert, England, journalist and writer, Punch, Helen
1890 A. P. Herbert, born in Ashted, Surrey, novelist, humorist, playwright and activist
1890 Allen J. Ellender, American Politician
1886 James Burke, New York City, actor, Mystery Theater, Great Guy
1886 Edward Bach, English Scientist
1885 Herman Bouber, Dutch actor and playwright, Sailor's Wives
1884 Ismet Inonu, Moestafa Ismet, Turkish gen/premier/president
1871 Florence Scovel Shinn, born in New Jersey, artist, book illustrator, metaphysical writer, wrote, 'The Game of Life and how to Play it", 1925, writings follow thought principles of Emma Curtis Hopkins, Myrtle Fillmore, Phineas Quimby, Charles Fillmore
1870 Georges Claude, inventor, neon light
1860 Samuel Rutherford Crockett, novelist
1859 Julius Klengel, cellist/composer
1848 Pieter Louis Tak, literary, The Chronicle
1837 Marcus A. Hanna, American Politician
1833 Henry Alanson Barnum, Major General Union volunteers
1829 James St. Clair Morton, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1827 Henry Warner Slocum, Major General Union volunteers
1825 Frances E. W. Harper, famous African
1824 Truman Seymour, Major General Union Army
1821 Cyprian K Norwid, Polish painter, poet and playwright, Wanda
1817 Ramon de Campoamor Campoosorio, Spanish poet, Doloras
1806 George Alexander Osborne, composer
1780 Henry F. C. Tollens, merchant/poet, Vienna Nearlands Blood
1773 Johann Philipp Christian Schulz, composer
1762 William Lisle Bowles, English poet, 14 Sonnets
1755 John Marshall, Virginia, 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice, 1801-35
1748 Philipp Meissner, composer
1739 Grigorij A Potemkin, Monarch of Tauris/friend of Catherine II
1717 Horace Walpole, England, British horror writer, Cattle of Ontario
1667 Jean-Louis Lully, composer
1625 Johan de Witt, statesman/advisor of Holland
1583 Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein, German general
1564 William Adams, English Explorer
1501 Girolamo Cardano, born in Italy, mathematician and astrologer, Ars Magna-1545