Birthdays of Personalities on April 24

xxxx :Wilfrido Vargas, Dominican Republic, jazz saxophonist
1576 :Sab Vicente de Pa£l
1620 :John Graunt, statistician, founder of science of demography
1660 :Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver
1743 :Edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom)
1750 :Simon-Antoine-Jean Lhuillier, Swiss mathematician
1766 :Robert Bailey Thomas, founder (Farmer's Almanac)
1769 :Arthur Wellesley, General/Duke of Wellington
1791 :Nikolaj A Bestuzhev, Russia, writer/painter (Account about Holland)
1796 :K L Immermann, writer
1804 :Thomas Oliver Selfridge, Comm (Union Navy)
1807 :Charles Ferguson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1814 :Angela Burdett-Coutts, philanthropist extrordinaire
1814 :Vincente F L¢pez, Argentina historian (La Novia del Hereje)
1815 :Anthony Trollope, England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers)
1815 :James Edward Harrison, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1875
1822 :Erastus Barnard Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1824 :Fournier, Swiss/French postage stamp forger
1828 :Robert Brank Vance, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1829 :George Peabody Estey, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1881
1836 :Jeltje de Bosch Kemper, Dutch feminist
1837 :Friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat (die graue Eminenz)
1845 :Carl Spitteler, Switz, poet (Prometheus & Epimetheus; Nobel 1919)
1849 :Joseph S Galli‚ni, general (Battle of Marne)/milt governor (Paris)
1851 :Eduardo Acevedo D¡az, Uruguaian writer (Ismael, Grito de Gloria)
1856 :Henri POBJ P‚tain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)
1864 :George AA Alting van Geusau, dir-gen (PTT)/Dutch Min of War (1918-20)
1867 :Fannie Thomas, became oldest known American (113 y 273 d at death)
1873 :Theodor K”rner von Siegringen, Austrian general/president
1874 :John Russell Pope, US, architect (Jefferson Memorial)
1874 :Willem E Roelofs, Dutch painter/cartoonist
1883 :Jaroslav Hasek, Czech writer (Brave soldier Schweik) [or April 30]
1886 :Kurt Pinthus, writer
1886 :R Pelgrom, oldest Dutch man (died Apr 15, 1994, 9 days short of 108)
1889 :[Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45)
1895 :S Constantine Timoshenko, Russian marshal/people's commissioner
1897 :Benjamin Lee Whorf, linguist (or 1797)
1903 :Jos‚ A Primo de Rivera y Sa‚nz de Heredia, founder (Spanish Falange)
1903 :Siegfried F Nadel, Austrian/British anthropologist (Black Byzantium)
1904 :Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist (Siemens), dies
1904 :Willem De Kooning, Rotterdam Netherland, artist (North Atlantic Light)
1905 :Robert Penn Warren, 1st US poet laureate (All the King's Men)
1909 :Bernhard Grzimek, zoologist (West Germany)
1909 :Irven Spence, animator
1911 :Jack E Leonard, Chicago Ill, comedian (Disorderly Orderly)
1911 :Karl O Schiller, German economist (Minister of Economics)
1914 :Bernard Caulfield, judge
1914 :Justin Wilson, cajun chef (Wise Potato Chips)
1916 :Stanley Kauffmann, NYC, playwright (Red Handkerchief Man)
1917 :Len Creed, bookmaker
1927 :Pasqualino de Santis, cinematographer
1927 :Patrick Bowles, writer/translator
1930 :Conn Findlay, Stockton Calif, coxswain (Oly-2 gold/bronze-56, 64, 76)
1931 :Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art)
1934 :John Barbour, Toronto, TV host (Real People)
1935 :Louis Keith, Chicago, physician (expert on multiple-births)
1941 :John Williams, Melbourne Australia, guitarist (Acad Award)
1942 :Richard M Daley, (mayor-D-Chicago)
1942 :Valeri Abramovich Voloshin, Russian cosmonaut
1945 :Doug Clifford, rock drummer (Creedence Clearwater Revival-Proud Mary)
1945 :Robert Knight, rocker
1945 :Stu Cook, rocker
1947 :Glenn Cornick, rock bassist (Jethro Tull-Thick as a Brick)
1948 :Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire
1951 :Andrew John Fairclough, trade union educator
1953 :John P Hiler, (Rep-R-IN, 1981- )
1953 :Porter Carroll Jr, drummer (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1954 :Captain Sensible, [Ray Burns], UK, rock bassist (Women & Capts 1st)
1954 :Jack Blades, rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger)
1955 :Jack Kingston, (Rep-R-Georgia)
1957 :Tricia Lange, Hollywood Calif, playmate (June, 1984)
1959 :Yvonne D Cagle, West Point NY, MD/astronaut
1960 :?, weatherman (WNYW TV NYC)
1960 :Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
1963 :Billy Gould, LA Calif, rock bassist (Faith No More)
1963 :Joey Vera, heavy metal rocker (Armored Saint-Aftermath)
1966 :Theo Adams, WLAF tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1968 :Aaron Comes, rocker (Spin Doctors)
1968 :Mark Vanderloo, Waddenveen Neth, model
1968 :Tracy Gravely, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
1971 :Jeff Brohm, quarterback (San Francisco 49ers)
1971 :Phil Rogers, Adelaide SA Aust, 100m breaststroker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)
1974 :Jared Tomich, defensive end (New Orleans Saints)
1974 :Toine Rorije, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)



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