Thursday, January 24, 2013

January 24 Birthdays


76 – Hadrian, Roman Emperor (d. 138)
1287 – Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345)
1444 – Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476)
1540 – Edmund Campion, English Jesuit (d. 1581)
1638 – Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706)
1670 – William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729)
1674 – Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735)
1679 – Christian Wolff, German philosopher (d. 1754)
1705 – Farinelli, Italian castrato (d. 1782)
1709 – Dom Bédos de Celles, Benedictine monk best known for being a master pipe organ builder (d. 1779)
1712 – King Frederick II of Prussia (d. 1786)
1724 – Frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789)
1732 – Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, French playwright (d. 1799)
1742 – Anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (d. 1808)
1746 – King Gustav III of Sweden (d. 1792)
1752 – Muzio Clementi, Italian composer (d. 1832)
1754 – Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (d. 1820)
1763 – Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (d. 1831)
1776 – E.T.A. Hoffmann, German writer (d. 1822)
1779 – Tsarina Elizabeth Alexeievna (d. 1826)
1841 – Robert Williams, American archer (d. 1914)
1848 – Vasily Surikov, Russian painter (d. 1916)
1862 – Edith Wharton, American writer (d. 1937)
1864 – Marguerite Durand, French suffragette (d. 1936)
1872 – Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (d. 1943)
1872 – Ethel Turner, Australian author (d. 1958)
1883 – Philip Schuster, American gymnast (d. 1926)
1886 – Henry King, American film director (d. 1982)
1888 – Vicki Baum, Austrian writer (d. 1960)
1888 – Ernst Heinkel, German aircraft designer (d. 1958)
1891 – Walter Model, German field marshal (d. 1945)
1895 – Eugen Roth, German writer (d. 1976)
1898 – Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (d. 1939)
1900 – Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ukrainian-born American geneticist and biologist (d. 1975)
1901 – Harry Calder, South African cricketer (d. 1995)
1901 – Edward Turner, English motorcycle designer (d. 1973)
1902 – E. A. Speiser, American biblical scholar (d. 1965)
1905 – J. Howard Marshall, American billionaire (d. 1995)
1907 – Maurice Couve de Murville, French politician (d. 1999)
1907 – Tuts Washington, American R&B pianist(d. 1984)
1909 – Martin Lings, English Islamic scholar (d. 2005)
1909 – Ann Todd, English actress (d. 1993)
1910 – Doris Haddock, American political activist (d. 2010)
1911 – Muir Mathieson, Scottish conductor and composer (d. 1975)
1912 – Frederick Ashworth, American navy officer and weaponeer on the B-29 Bockscar (d. 2005)
1913 – Norman Dello Joio, American composer (d. 2008)
1915 – Robert Motherwell, American painter (d. 1991)
1916 – Jack Brickhouse, American sports broadcaster (d. 1998)
1916 – Rafael Caldera, President of Venezuela (d. 2009)
1916 – Arnoldo Foà, Italian actor
1917 – Ernest Borgnine, American actor (d. 2012)
1918 – Oral Roberts, American evangelist (d. 2009)
1919 – Coleman Francis, American film director (d. 1973)
1920 – Jerry Maren, American actor
1922 – Charles Socarides, American psychiatrist (d. 2005)
1923 – Vlado Kristl, Croatian painter and filmmaker (d. 2004)
1924 – Joe Albany, American jazz pianist
1925 – Maria Tallchief, American ballerina
1926 – Georges Lautner, French director and screenwriter
1927 – Sir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet, British aristocrat (d. 2007)
1928 – Desmond Morris, British anthropologist
1928 – Michel Serrault, French actor (d. 2007)
1930 – Bernard Matthews, British poultry industry figure (d. 2010)
1931 – Lars Hörmander, Swedish mathematician (d. 2012)
1933 – Claude Préfontaine, Canadian actor (d. 2013)
1934 – Stanisław Grochowiak, Polish poet (d. 1976)
1934 – Ann Cole, American gospel and R&B singer
1935 – Eric Ashton, English rugby league footballer (d. 2008)
1936 – William Bogert, American actor
1936 – Doug Kershaw, American musician
1936 – Bobby Wellins, Scottish jazz saxophonist
1939 – Ray Stevens, American musician
1941 – Neil Diamond, American singer
1941 – Aaron Neville, American singer (Neville Brothers)
1942 – Gary Hart, American wrestler (d. 2008)
1943 – Subhash Ghai, Indian director
1943 – Peter Struck, German politician (d. 2012)
1943 – Sharon Tate, American actress and Manson murder victim (d. 1969)
1943 – Tony Trimmer, British Formula One driver
1944 – Klaus Nomi, German singer (d. 1983)
1945 – D. Todd Christofferson, American religious figure
1945 – John Garamendi, American politician
1946 – Michael Ontkean, Canadian actor
1946 – Haji, Canadian actress
1947 – Michio Kaku, Japanese-born American theoretical physicist
1947 – Masashi Ozaki, Japanese golfer
1947 – Warren Zevon, American musician (d. 2003)
1948 – Michael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer (Power Station, Silverhead, and Detective)
1949 – John Belushi, American actor (d. 1982)
1950 – Daniel Auteuil, French actor
1950 – Gennifer Flowers, American actress, political figure
1950 – Benjamin Urrutia, Ecuadorian-born American writer
1951 – Yakov Smirnoff, Ukrainian-born American comedian
1953 – Tim Stoddard, American baseball player
1954 – Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (d. 1986)
1955 – Jim Montgomery, American swimmer
1956 – Hanne Krogh, Norwegian singer (Bobbysocks)
1956 – Lounès Matoub, Algerian Berber Kabyle singer (d. 1998)
1957 – Mark Eaton, American basketball player
1957 – Adrian Edmondson, English comedian
1958 – Neil Allen, American baseball player
1958 – Jools Holland, English musician (Squeeze)
1959 – David Mills, American author
1959 – Vic Reeves, English comedian
1960 – Rick Leventhal, American journalist
1960 – Jack Neo, Singaporean filmmaker & actor
1960 – Mária Bajzek Lukács Hungarian Slovene writer, adjunct of the University ELTE
1961 – Guido Buchwald, German football player
1961 – Nastassja Kinski, German-born actress
1961 – Vince Russo, American writer
1961 – William Van Dijck, Belgian athlete
1962 – Argiris Kambouris, Greek basketball player
1963 – Martyn Grimley, English field hockey player
1963 – Arnold Vanderlyde, Dutch boxer
1965 – Mike Awesome, American professional wrestler (d. 2007)
1965 – Pagonis Vakalopoulos, Greek footballer
1966 – Jimeoin, Northern Irish comedian
1967 – Mark Kozelek, American singer/songwriter (Red House Painters and Sun Kil Moon)
1967 – Phil LaMarr, American actor,comedian,and voice actor
1967 – John Myung, American musician (Dream Theater)
1968 – Michael Kiske, German musician (Helloween)
1968 – Mary Lou Retton, American gymnast
1969 – Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Icelandic actor
1970 – Matthew Lillard, American actor
1971 – Cory Bailey, American baseball player
1971 – Andrea Mackris, American television producer
1972 – Beth Hart, American singer/songwriter
1972 – Naoshi Mizuta, Japanese composer
1972 – Daan Schuurmans, Dutch actor
1972 – Ulla Werbrouck, Belgian judoka and politician
1974 – Adam Dean, American philosopher
1974 – Ed Helms, American actor
1975 – Isobel Cooper, English singer
1975 – Rónald Gómez, Costa Rican footballer
1976 – Shae-Lynn Bourne, Canadian ice dancer
1976 – Cindy Pieters, Belgian cyclist
1976 – Olga Vymetálková, Czech tennis player
1977 – Kensuke Kita, Japanese guitarist (Asian Kung-Fu Generation)
1978 – Kristen Schaal, American actress, writer and comedian
1979 – Tatyana Ali, American actress and singer
1979 – Leandro Desábato, Argentine footballer
1979 – Tom Kostopoulos, Canadian ice hockey player
1980 – Rocky Boiman, American football player
1980 – Nicole Marie Lenz, American actress
1980 – Yamandu Costa, Brazilian guitarist and composer
1981 – Travis Hanson, American baseball player
1981 – Michael Wolf, German ice hockey player
1982 – Fiona Xie, Singaporean actress
1983 – Diane Birch, American singer/songwriter/pianist
1983 – Wyatt Crockett, New Zealand rugby player
1983 – Shaun Maloney, Scottish footballer
1983 – Scott Speed, American race car driver
1983 – Davide Biondini, Italian footballer
1984 – Scott Kazmir, American baseball player
1984 – Witold Kiełtyka, Polish drummer (Decapitated) (d. 2007)
1984 – Paulo Sérgio, Portuguese footballer
1986 – Mischa Barton, English-born American actress
1986 – Michael Kightly, English footballer
1986 – Raviv Ullman, Israeli-born American actor
1986 – Vieirinha, Portuguese footballer
1987 – Luis Suárez, Uruguayan footballer
1988 – Jade Ewen, English singer (Sugababes)
1989 – Calvin Goldspink, English singer and actor (S Club 8)
1989 – Samba Diakité, Malian footballer
1989 – Ki Sung-Yueng, South Korean footballer
1990 – Mao Abe, Japanese singer-songwriter
1990 – Zuzana Zlochová, Slovak tennis player
1995 – Callan McAuliffe, Australian actor
1997 – Dylan Riley Snyder, American film, television and theatre actor
2012 – Princess Athena of Denmark

1 comment:

DWei said...

Doesn't everyone share their birthday with like 100 million people or something?

And those are just people who are alive.