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History Births on June 24

Lucy Jarvis (producer)
Lucy Jarvis, American television producer


Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal
Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal (d. 1573)


William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel
William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (d. 1573)


Teklemariam Medhin
Teklemariam Medhin, Eritrean runner


Karl Selter
Karl Selter, Estonian politician, 14th Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia (d. 1958)


Gustaaf Deloor
Gustaaf Deloor, Belgian cyclist and soldier (d. 2002)


Jere Lehtinen
Jere Lehtinen, Finnish ice hockey player


Abulfaz Elchibey
Abulfaz Elchibey, 1st democratically elected Azerbaijani president (d. 2000)


John Archibald Campbell
John Archibald Campbell, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1889)


Mercedes Lackey
Mercedes Lackey, American author


Henry Ward Beecher
Henry Ward Beecher, American minister and reformer (d. 1887)


Juan Román Riquelme
Juan Román Riquelme, Argentinian footballer


Michele Lee
Michele Lee, American actress and singer


Emppu Vuorinen
Emppu Vuorinen, Finnish guitarist and songwriter


Bob Neill
Bob Neill, English lawyer and politician


Ferdinand Bol
Ferdinand Bol, Dutch painter, etcher and draftsman, student of Rembrandt (d. 1680)


Robbie McEwen
Robbie McEwen, Australian cyclist


Wayne Cashman
Wayne Cashman, Canadian ice hockey player and coach


Andrea Raggi
Andrea Raggi, Italian footballer


Henry I, Landgrave of Hesse
Henry I, Landgrave of Hesse (d. 1308)


Juan Antonio Lavalleja
Juan Antonio Lavalleja, Uruguayan general and politician, President of Uruguay (d. 1853)


Johann Heinrich von Thünen
Johann Heinrich von Thünen, German economist and geographer (d. 1850)


John Tortorella
John Tortorella, American ice hockey player and coach


Iain Glen
Iain Glen, Scottish actor


Elizabeth of Denmark, Electress of Brandenburg
Elizabeth of Denmark, Electress of Brandenburg (d. 1555)


Dianna Melrose
Dianna Melrose, English diplomat, British High Commissioner to Tanzania


Johannes Wislicenus
Johannes Wislicenus, German chemist and academic (d. 1902)


Pierre Fournier
Pierre Fournier, French cellist and educator (d. 1986)


Thomas Blanchard (inventor)
Thomas Blanchard, American inventor (d. 1864)


Colin Groves
Colin Groves, Australian academician and educator


Al Molinaro
Al Molinaro, American actor (d. 2015)


Juan Larrea (politician)
Juan Larrea, Argentinian captain and politician (d. 1847)


Jack Carter (comedian)
Jack Carter, American actor and comedian (d. 2015)


Elish Angiolini
Elish Angiolini, Scottish lawyer, judge, and politician, Solicitor General for Scotland


Juan Manuel Fangio
Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentinian race car driver (d. 1995)


David Shillington
David Shillington, Australian rugby league player


Ferdinand Biwersi
Ferdinand Biwersi, German footballer and referee (d. 2013)


Gloria Christian
Gloria Christian, Italian singer


Arthur Brown (musician)
Arthur Brown, English rock singer-songwriter


Willard Richards
Willard Richards, American religious leader (d. 1854)


Eleanor Norcross
Eleanor Norcross, American painter (d. 1923)


Robert Reich
Robert Reich, American economist and politician, 22nd United States Secretary of Labor


Ernesto Sabato
Ernesto Sabato, Argentinian physicist and academic (d. 2011)


Gard Nilssen
Gard Nilssen, Norwegian drummer


Richard Sukuta-Pasu
Richard Sukuta-Pasu, German footballer


Kurt Furgler
Kurt Furgler, Swiss politician, 70th President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 2008)


Mustafa I
Mustafa I, Ottoman sultan (d. 1639)


Billy Casper
Billy Casper, American golfer and architect (d. 2015)


Brock Olivo
Brock Olivo, American football player and coach


Gianni Munari
Gianni Munari, Italian footballer


Terry Riley
Terry Riley, American composer and educator


Jeff Beck
Jeff Beck, English guitarist and songwriter


Oswald Veblen
Oswald Veblen, American mathematician and academic (g. 1960)


Karin Pilsäter
Karin Pilsäter, Swedish accountant and politician


Vittorio Storaro
Vittorio Storaro, Italian cinematographer


Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester
Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, English politician (d. 1588)


William Penney, Baron Penney
William Penney, Baron Penney, English mathematician and physicist (d. 1991)


Floris V, Count of Holland
Floris V, Count of Holland (d. 1296)


Chris Wood (rock musician)
Chris Wood, English saxophonist (d. 1983)


Gustavus Franklin Swift
Gustavus Franklin Swift, American businessman (d. 1903)


Dimos Dikoudis
Dimos Dikoudis, Greek basketball player and manager


Silvio Mondinelli
Silvio Mondinelli, Italian mountaineer


Joanna, Duchess of Brabant
Joanna, Duchess of Brabant (d. 1406)


Anacharsis Cloots
Anacharsis Cloots, Prussian-French activist (d. 1794)


Robert Persons
Robert Persons, English Jesuit priest, insurrectionist, and author (d. 1610)


Prince George of Greece and Denmark
Prince George of Greece and Denmark (d. 1957)


Mick Fleetwood
Mick Fleetwood, English-American drummer


Siedah Garrett
Siedah Garrett, American singer-songwriter and pianist


William E. Moerner
William E. Moerner, American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate


Arthur L. Newton
Arthur L. Newton, American runner (d. 1956)


William Hull
William Hull, American general and politician, 1st Governor of Michigan Territory (d. 1825)


Jack Dempsey
Jack Dempsey, American boxer and soldier (d. 1983)


George Pataki
George Pataki, American lawyer and politician, 53rd Governor of New York


Patrick Moraz
Patrick Moraz, Swiss keyboard player and songwriter


Shunsuke Nakamura
Shunsuke Nakamura, Japanese footballer


Andrew Jones (racing driver)
Andrew Jones, Australian race car driver


Olaf Holtedahl
Olaf Holtedahl, Norwegian geologist (d. 1975)


Jean Baptiste Massillon
Jean Baptiste Massillon, French bishop (d. 1742)


Jean Metzinger
Jean Metzinger, French artist (d. 1956)


Colin Blunstone
Colin Blunstone, English singer-songwriter


Stephan Endlicher
Stephan Endlicher, Austrian botanist, numismatist, and sinologist (d. 1849)


Luis García (footballer, born 1978)
Luis García, Spanish footballer


Andy McCluskey
Andy McCluskey, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer


Henry Chapman Mercer
Henry Chapman Mercer, American archaeologist and author (d. 1930)


Julia Kristeva
Julia Kristeva, Bulgarian-French psychoanalyst and author


Fred Alderman
Fred Alderman, American sprinter (d. 1998)


Ken Gray (rugby union)
Ken Gray, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1992)


Stuart Broad
Stuart Broad, English cricketer


Martin Lewis Perl
Martin Lewis Perl, American physicist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2014)


François-Nicolas-Benoît Haxo
François-Nicolas-Benoît Haxo, French general and engineer (d. 1838)


Jan Kulczyk
Jan Kulczyk, Polish businessman (d. 2015)


Erik Poppe
Erik Poppe, Norwegian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter


Johanna Welin
Johanna Welin, Swedish-born German wheelchair basketball player


Friedrich Loeffler
Friedrich Loeffler, German bacteriologist and academic (d. 1915)


Ernst Heinrich Weber
Ernst Heinrich Weber, German physician and psychologist (d. 1878)


Ogden Reid
Ogden Reid, American politician (d. 2019)


Antonio González de Balcarce
Antonio González de Balcarce, Argentinian commander and politician, 5th Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata (d. 1819)


Kevin Nolan
Kevin Nolan, English footballer


João Cândido Felisberto
João Cândido Felisberto, Brazilian revolutionary and sailor (d. 1969)


Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, Irish field marshal and politician, Governor-General of Sudan (d. 1916)


Victor Francis Hess
Victor Francis Hess, Austrian-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1964)


Ruth Randall Edström
Ruth Randall Edström, American educator and activist (d. 1944)


Hastings Rashdall
Hastings Rashdall, English historian, philosopher, and theologian (d. 1924)


Francis Boott (composer)
Francis Boott, American composer (d. 1904)


Margaret Olley
Margaret Olley, Australian painter and philanthropist (d. 2011)


Chris Guccione (umpire)
Chris Guccione, American baseball player and umpire


Nate Myles
Nate Myles, Australian rugby league player


Dan Byles
Dan Byles, English sailor, rower, and politician


Solange Knowles
Solange Knowles, American singer-songwriter and actress


Nancy Allen (actress)
Nancy Allen, American actress


Yong Nyuk Lin
Yong Nyuk Lin, Singaporean businessman and politician, Singaporean Minister for Education (d. 2012)


Micah Richards
Micah Richards, English footballer


Owen Paterson
Owen Paterson, English politician, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland


David Alaba
David Alaba, Austrian footballer


Nuno Álvares Pereira
Nuno Álvares Pereira, Portuguese general


Frank Verner
Frank Verner, American runner (d. 1966)


Hope Sandoval
Hope Sandoval, American singer-songwriter and musician


James B. Edwards
James B. Edwards, American dentist, soldier, and politician, 3rd United States Secretary of Energy (d. 2014)


John Limniatis
John Limniatis, Greek-Canadian footballer and manager


Guillermo Rawson
Guillermo Rawson, Argentinian physician and politician (d. 1890)


Philippa of Hainault
Philippa of Hainault Queen of England (d. 1369)


Yuri Kasparyan
Yuri Kasparyan, Russian guitarist


John of Capistrano
John of Capistrano, Italian priest and saint (d. 1456)


Clarissa Dickson Wright
Clarissa Dickson Wright, English chef, author, and television personality (d. 2014)


Frank Crowninshield
Frank Crowninshield, American journalist and art and theatre critic (d. 1947)


Robert Henri
Robert Henri, American painter and educator (d. 1929)


Frank Waller
Frank Waller, American runner (d. 1941)


Claude Chabrol
Claude Chabrol, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2010)


Harry Partch
Harry Partch, American composer and theorist (d. 1974)


Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling, American actress and producer


Uwe Krupp
Uwe Krupp, German ice hockey player and coach


Éleuthère Irénée du Pont
Éleuthère Irénée du Pont, French chemist and businessman, founded DuPont (d. 1834)


David McTaggart
David McTaggart, Canadian-Italian environmentalist (d. 2001)


Brigitte Fontaine
Brigitte Fontaine, French singer


David Easton
David Easton, Canadian-American political scientist and academic (d. 2014)


Fritz Löhner-Beda
Fritz Löhner-Beda, Jewish Austrian librettist, lyricist and writer (d.1942)


Marek Malík
Marek Malík, Czech ice hockey player


Carolyn S. Shoemaker
Carolyn S. Shoemaker, American astronomer


Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens
Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, French philosopher and author (d. 1771)


Cicinho, Brazilian footballer


Jean Milesi
Jean Milesi, French racing cyclist


Jean Deslauriers
Jean Deslauriers, Canadian violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 1978)


Phil Harris
Phil Harris, American singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1995)


Betty Stöve
Betty Stöve, Dutch tennis player


Carl Diem
Carl Diem, German businessman (d. 1962)


Gerrit Rietveld
Gerrit Rietveld, Dutch architect, designed the Rietveld Schröder House (d. 1964)


Vernon Philander
Vernon Philander, South African cricketer


Preki, Serbian-American soccer player and coach


Hugo Distler
Hugo Distler, German organist, composer, and conductor (d. 1942)


Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui
Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui, Swiss author and theorist (d. 1748)


Hachisuka Tsunanori
Hachisuka Tsunanori, Japanese daimy? (d. 1730)


Curt Smith
Curt Smith, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer


Pearl Witherington
Pearl Witherington, French secret agent (d. 2008)


Johann Albrecht Bengel
Johann Albrecht Bengel, German-Lutheran clergyman and scholar (d. 1757)


Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi, Argentinian footballer


Jarret Stoll
Jarret Stoll, Canadian ice hockey player


Peter Weller
Peter Weller, American actor and director


Theodore Beza
Theodore Beza, French theologian and scholar (d. 1605)


Armin Öpik
Armin Öpik, Estonian-Australian paleontologist and geologist (d. 1983)


Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce, American short story writer, essayist, and journalist (d. 1914)


Aidan Sezer
Aidan Sezer, Australian rugby league player


Joan of Valois, Queen of Navarre
Joan of Valois, Queen of Navarre (d. 1373)


Loren Roberts
Loren Roberts, American golfer


George Goyder
George Goyder, English-Australian surveyor (d. 1898)


Charlie Dees
Charlie Dees, American baseball player


Roy O. Disney
Roy O. Disney, American businessman, co-founded The Walt Disney Company (d. 1971)


Ariel Pink
Ariel Pink, American singer-songwriter


Jan Matejko
Jan Matejko, Polish painter (d. 1893)


Minka Kelly
Minka Kelly, American actress


John Belasyse, 1st Baron Belasyse
John Belasyse, 1st Baron Belasyse


Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, Chilean engineer and politician, 32nd President of Chile


Brian Johnston
Brian Johnston, English sportscaster and author (d. 1994)


William B. Saxbe
William B. Saxbe, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 70th United States Attorney General (d. 2010)


Petra N?mcová
Petra N?mcová, Czech model and philanthropist


Alfons Rebane
Alfons Rebane, Estonian colonel (d. 1976)


Robert de Vere, 6th Earl of Oxford
Robert de Vere, 6th Earl of Oxford, English nobleman (probable; d. 1331)


Bernie Nicholls
Bernie Nicholls, Canadian ice hockey player and coach


Phil Hughes
Phil Hughes, American baseball player


Jeff Farmer (footballer)
Jeff Farmer, Australian footballer


Jan Karski
Jan Karski, Polish-American activist and academic (d. 2000)


Johannes Brenz
Johannes Brenz, German theologian and the Protestant Reformer (d. 1570)


Athanase David
Athanase David, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1953)


John Illsley
John Illsley, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer


Jean Charest
Jean Charest, Canadian lawyer and politician, 5th Deputy Prime Minister of Canada


Arseny Tarkovsky
Arseny Tarkovsky, Russian poet and translator (d. 1989)


Johannes Bugenhagen
Johannes Bugenhagen, Polish-German priest and reformer (d. 1558)


Ellison Onizuka
Ellison Onizuka, American colonel, engineer, and astronaut (d. 1986)


Michael Del Zotto
Michael Del Zotto, Canadian ice hockey player


Yasmin Paige, English actress
Simona Dobrá, Czech tennis player
Yukina Shirakawa, Japanese model
Ethan Klein, American YouTuber
Tom Kennedy, English footballer
Diego Alves Carreira, Brazilian footballer
J.J. Redick, American basketball player
Rebecca Cooke, English swimmer
Nina Dübbers, German tennis player
Pantelis Kafes, Greek footballer
Federico Pucciariello, Argentinian-Italian rugby player
Alexis Gauthier, French chef
Denis Žvegelj, Slovenian rower
Bernardo Sassetti, Portuguese pianist, composer, and educator (d. 2012)
Glenn Medeiros, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Alaa Abdelnaby, Egyptian-American basketball player and sportscaster
Janez Lapajne, Slovenian director and producer
Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director, and screenwriter (d. 2006)
Richard Lumsden, English actor, writer, composer and musician
Claude Bourbonnais, Canadian race car driver
Gary Suter, American ice hockey player and scout
Kathryn Parminter, Baroness Parminter, English politician
Jean-Luc Delarue, French television host and producer (d. 2012)
Mike Wieringo, American author and illustrator (d. 2007)
Ralph E. Reed, Jr., American journalist and activist
Dennis Danell, American singer and guitarist (d. 2000)
Mark Parkinson, American lawyer and politician, 45th Governor of Kansas
Edmund Malura, German footballer and manager
Chris Higgins, English geneticist and academic
Michael Tuck, Australian footballer and coach
Charles Sturridge, English director, producer, and screenwriter
Raelene Boyle, Australian sprinter
Bob Carlos Clarke, Irish-born English photographer (d. 2006)
Betty Jackson, English fashion designer
David Collenette, Canadian civil servant and politician, 32nd Canadian Minister of National Defence
Kathryn Lasky, American author
Birgit Grodal, Danish economist and academic (d. 2004)
Graham McKenzie, Australian cricketer
Erkin Koray, Turkish singer-songwriter and guitarist
Ian Ross, Australian newsreader (d. 2014)
Lawrence Block, American author
Anita Desai, Indian-American author and academic
Jean-Pierre Ferland, Canadian singer-songwriter
Ngina Kenyatta, 1st First Lady of Kenya
Sam Jones, American basketball player and coach
William Bernard Ziff, Jr., American publisher (d. 2006)
Donald Gordon, South African businessman and philanthropist
Fernand Dumont, Canadian sociologist, philosopher, and poet (d. 1997)
Yoshito Takamine, American politician (d. 2015)
Archie Roy, Scottish astronomer and academic (d. 2012)
Richard Timberlake, American economist
John Postgate, English microbiologist, author, and academic (d. 2014)
Gerhard Sommer, German soldier
Mildred Ladner Thompson, American journalist and author (d. 2013)
Joan Clarke, English cryptanalyst and numismatist (d. 1996)
Ramblin' Tommy Scott, American singer and guitarist (d. 2013)
Saloua Raouda Choucair, Lebanese painter and sculptor (d. 2017)
Fred Hoyle, English astronomer and author (d. 2001)
Mary Wesley, English author (d. 2002)
Willard Maas, American poet and educator (d. 1971)
Chuck Taylor, American basketball player and salesman (d. 1969)
Marcel Mule, French saxophonist (d. 2001)
Wilhelm Cauer, German mathematician and engineer (d. 1945)
George Shiels, Irish-Canadian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1949)
Forrest Reid, Irish novelist, literary critic and translator (d. 1947)
Samuel Johnson, Nigerian priest and historian (d. 1901)
Pawe? Edmund Strzelecki, Polish geologist and explorer (d. 1873)
John Hughes, Irish-American archbishop (d. 1864)
John Ross, Scottish commander and explorer (d. 1856)
Jean-Baptiste Benoît Eyriès, French geographer and author (d. 1846)
William Arnold, English-American settler (d. 1675)
Isabella del Balzo, Queen Consort of Naples (d. 1533)
Count Floris IV of Holland (d. 1234)