Tuesday, April 24, 2012

April 24 Birthdays

* 1533 – William I of Orange (d. 1584)
* 1581 – Vincent de Paul, French saint (d. 1660)
* 1620 – John Graunt, English statistician and founder of the science of demography (d. 1674)
* 1706 – Giovanni Battista Martini, Italian musician (d. 1780)
* 1718 – Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born painter (d. 1784)
* 1743 – Edmund Cartwright, British inventor (d. 1823)
* 1784 – Peter Vivian Daniel, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1860)
* 1815 – Anthony Trollope, English novelist (d. 1882)
* 1845 – Carl Spitteler, Nobel laureate (d. 1924)
* 1856 – Henri Philippe Pétain, French soldier and statesman (d. 1951)
* 1872 – Susanna Bokoyni, Hungarian centenarian and Circus performer
* 1876 – Erich Raeder, German naval commander (d. 1960)
* 1876 – Ioannis Georgiadis, Greek fencer (d. 1960)
* 1878 – Jean Crotti, Swiss artist (d. 1958)
* 1879 – Susanna Bokoyni, Hungarian centenarian and Circus performer d. 1984
* 1882 – Sir Hugh Dowding, commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain (d. 1970)
* 1887 – Denys Finch Hatton, English big-game hunter (d. 1931)
* 1889 – Stafford Cripps, British politician (d. 1952)
* 1889 – Lyubov Popova, Russian painter (d. 1924)
* 1897 – Benjamin Lee Whorf, American linguist (d. 1941)
* 1897 – Manuel Ávila Camacho, President of Mexico (d. 1955)
* 1899 – Oscar Zariski, Russian-born mathematician (d. 1986)
* 1900 – Elizabeth Goudge, English writer (d. 1984)
* 1903 – José Antonio Primo de Rivera, founder of the Falange (d. 1936)
* 1904 – Willem de Kooning, Dutch painter (d. 1997)
* 1905 – Robert Penn Warren, American poet (d. 1989)
* 1906 – William Joyce, Irish fascist (d. 1946)
* 1906 – Mimi Smith, maternal aunt and guardian of John Lennon (d. 1991)
* 1907 – William Sargant, British psychiatrist (d. 1988)
* 1908 – Marceline Day, American actor (d. 2000)
* 1908 – Józef Gosławski, Polish sculptor and medallic artist (d. 1963)
* 1914 – William Castle, American film director and producer (d. 1977)
* 1914 – Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef and humorist (d. 2001)
* 1916 – Lou Thesz, American professional wrestler (d. 2002)
* 1919 – Glafcos Clerides, President of Cyprus
* 1922 – J. D. Cannon, American actor (d. 2005)
* 1923 – Doris Burn, American children's books author and illustrator (d. 2011)
* 1924 – Sir Clement Freud, British writer, radio personality, and politician (d. 2009)
* 1924 – Ruth Kobart, American actor and singer (d. 2002)
* 1926 – Thorbjörn Fälldin, Prime Minister of Sweden
* 1929 – Rajkumar, Kannada actor (d. 2006)
* 1930 – Jerome Callet, American musician
* 1930 – Richard Donner, American film director and producer
* 1930 – José Sarney, President of Brazil
* 1933 – Patricia Bosworth, American actress, journalist, writer and biographer
* 1933 – Claire Davenport, British actress (d. 2002)
* 1933 – Alan Eagleson, Canadian ice hockey agent and promoter
* 1933 – Helmuth Lohner, Austrian actor
* 1933 – Freddie Scott, American singer (d. 2007)
* 1934 – Shirley MacLaine, American actor and author
* 1935 – Tucker Smith, American actor, dancer, and singer (d. 1988)
* 1936 – Glen Hobbie, American baseball player
* 1936 – Jill Ireland, British actress (d. 1990)
* 1937 – Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist (d. 2001)
* 1940 – Sue Grafton, American author
* 1941 – Richard Holbrooke, American diplomat (d. 2010)
* 1941 – John Williams, Australian guitarist
* 1942 – Richard M. Daley, American politician
* 1942 – Barbra Streisand, American singer and actor
* 1943 – Richard Sterban, American singer
* 1944 – Tony Visconti, American record producer
* 1945 – Doug Clifford, American drummer
* 1945 – Robert Knight, American singer
* 1945 – Doug Riley, Canadian musician (d. 2007)
* 1945 – Dick Rivers, French singer and actor
* 1947 – Claude Dubois, Canadian singer-songwriter
* 1947 – Josep Borrell, Spanish politician
* 1947 – Roger D. Kornberg, American chemist and Nobel Prize laureate
* 1948 – Paul Cellucci, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada
* 1948 – David Ingram, studio session musician, songwriter and arranger (AnExchange, Love Song) (d. 2005)
* 1949 – Véronique Sanson, French singer-songwriter
* 1951 – Enda Kenny, Taoiseach of Ireland
* 1952 – Jean-Paul Gaultier, French fashion designer
* 1953 – Eric Bogosian, American actor and writer
* 1954 – Mumia Abu-Jamal, American Civil Rights activist, journalist of The Black Panthers
* 1954 – Jack Blades, American musician, bassist for Night Ranger, Rubicon (1970s band) and others
* 1954 – Captain Sensible, British guitarist (The Damned)
* 1955 – Marion Caspers-Merk, German politician
* 1955 – Eamon Gilmore, Tánaiste of Ireland
* 1955 – John de Mol, Dutch media businessman
* 1955 – Michael O'Keefe, American actor
* 1957 – David J, British musician
* 1957 – Boris Williams, British musician (The Cure)
* 1958 – Valery Lantratov, Russian ballet dancer
* 1958 – Brian Paddick, British former deputy assistant commissioner and most senior openly gay police officer
* 1959 – Glenn Morshower, American actor
* 1959 – Malcolm Oastler, Australian engineer
* 1959 – Dave Ridgway, Canadian football player
* 1959 – Paula Yates, British television presenter (d. 2000)
* 1959 – Eren Keskin, Turkish lawyer and activist
* 1962 – Clemens Binninger, German politician
* 1962 – Stuart Pearce, English footballer and manager
* 1962 – Steve Roach, Australian rugby league footballer
* 1963 – Paula Frazer, American singer-songwriter
* 1963 – Billy Gould, American musician (Faith No More)
* 1963 – Mano Solo, French singer
* 1963 – Tõnu Trubetsky, Estonian musician
* 1964 – Witold Smorawiński, Polish musician
* 1964 – Cedric the Entertainer, American comedian and actor
* 1964 – Djimon Hounsou, Beninese actor
* 1965 – Son Chang Min, South Korean actor
* 1966 – Pierre Brassard, Canadian humorist and actor
* 1966 – Alessandro Costacurta, Italian footballer
* 1967 – Omar Vizquel, Venezuelan baseball player
* 1968 – Aidan Gillen, Irish actor
* 1968 – Stacy Haiduk, American actress
* 1968 – Todd Jones, American baseball player
* 1968 – Yuji Nagata, Japanese professional wrestler
* 1968 – Hashim Thaci, Kosovan politician
* 1968 – Mark Vanderloo, Dutch model
* 1969 – Elias Atmatsidis, Greek footballer
* 1969 – Melinda Clarke, American actress
* 1969 – Viveca Paulin, Swedish actress
* 1970 – Damien Fleming, Australian cricketer
* 1971 – Alejandro Fernández, Mexican singer
* 1971 – Mauro Pawlowski, Belgian guitarist and singer
* 1972 – Rab Douglas, Scottish footballer
* 1972 – Nicolas Gill, Canadian judoka
* 1972 – Chipper Jones, American baseball player
* 1972 – Jure Košir, Slovenian skier
* 1973 – Eric Snow, American basketball player
* 1973 – Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketer
* 1973 – Gabby Logan, British television presenter
* 1973 – Damon Lindelof, American television writer
* 1973 – Lee Westwood, British golfer
* 1974 – Eric Kripke, American television writer, director and producer
* 1974 – Derek Luke, American actor
* 1974 – Dave Vitty, British radio personality
* 1974 – Stephen Wiltshire, British artist, autistic savant
* 1975 – Sam Doumit, American actress
* 1975 – Thad Luckinbill, American actor
* 1976 – Steve Finnan, Irish footballer
* 1977 – Siarhey Balakhonau, Belarusian writer
* 1977 – Carlos Beltrán, Puerto Rican baseball player
* 1978 – Eric Balfour, American actor
* 1978 – Kim Hyun-ju, Korean actress
* 1978 – Stella Damasus Aboderin, Nigerian actress
* 1979 – Laurentia Tan, Singaporean Paralympic equestrienne
* 1980 – Fernando Arce, Mexican footballer
* 1980 – Karen Asrian, Armenian chess Grandmaster (d. 2008)
* 1980 – Danny Gokey, American singer
* 1980 – Austin Nichols, American actor
* 1981 – Taylor Dent, American tennis player
* 1981 – Dusty Anderson, American pro wrestler
* 1981 – Yuko Nakanishi, Japanese swimmer
* 1982 – Kelly Clarkson, American singer
* 1982 – Laura Hamilton, Dancing On Ice 2011 Runner-Up
* 1983 – Princess Iman bint Al Hussein of Jordan
* 1984 – Tyson Ritter, American musician
* 1986 – Aaron Cunningham, American baseball player
* 1987 – Kristopher Letang, Canadian hockey player
* 1987 – Jan Vertonghen, Belgian footballer
* 1989 – David Boudia, American diver
* 1992 – Doc Shaw, American child actor
* 1994 – Austin Rogers, American actor
* 1998 – Ryan Newman, American actress

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