Births on January 24th

AD 76 

Hadrian, Roman emperor (d. 138)

1287

Richard de Bury, English bishop and politician, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 1345)

1444

Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476)

1540

Edmund Campion, English priest and martyr (d. 1581)

1547

Joanna of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, Austrian Archduchess (d. 1578)

1749 

 Charles James Fox, English businessman and politician, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (d. 1806)

1754 

 Andrew Ellicott, American soldier and surveyor (d. 1820)

1761 

 Louis Klein, French general (d. 1845)

1763 

 Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, French-Ukrainian general and politician (d. 1831)

1776 

 E. T. A. Hoffmann, German jurist, author, and composer (d. 1822)

1787 

 Christian Ludwig Brehm, German pastor and ornithologist (d. 1864)

1804 

 Delphine de Girardin, French author (d. 1855)

1814 

 Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, French Crown Princess (d. 1858)

1814

 John Colenso, British mathematician (d. 1883)

1816 

 Wilhelm Henzen, German philologist and epigraphist (d. 1887)

1828 

 Ferdinand Cohn, German biologist (d. 1898)

1829 

 Yechiel Michel Epstein, Rabbi and posek (d. 1908)

1836 

 Signe Rink, Greenland-born Danish writer and ethnologist (d. 1909)

1843 

 Josip Stadler, Croatian archbishop (d. 1918)

1848 

 Vasily Surikov, Russian painter (d. 1916)

1850 

 Hermann Ebbinghaus, German psychologist (d. 1909)

1853 

 Sigbert Josef Maria Ganser, German psychiatrist (d. 1931)

1856 

 Friedrich Grünanger, Transylvanian Hungarian-German architect (d. 1929)

1858 

 Constance Naden, English poet and philosopher (d. 1889)

1862 

 Edith Wharton, American novelist and short story writer (d. 1937)

1863 

 August Adler, Czech and Austrian mathematician (d. 1923)

1864 

 Marguerite Durand, French actress, journalist, and activist (d. 1936)

1864

 Gaetano Giardino, Italian soldier and Marshal of Italy (d. 1935)

1866 

 Jaan Poska, Estonian lawyer and politician, 1st Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1920)

1870 

 Herbert Kilpin, English footballer (d. 1916)

1871 

 Jiří Karásek ze Lvovic, Czech poet, writer and literary critic (d. 1951)

1871

 Thomas Jaggar, American volcanologist (d. 1953)

1872 

 Yuly Aykhenvald, Russian literary critic (d. 1928)

1872

 Konstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (d. 1943)

1872

 Morris Travers, English chemist and academic (d. 1961)

1873 

 Dmitry Ushakov, Russian philologist and lexicographer (d. 1942)

1882 

 Harold D. Babcock, American astronomer (d. 1968)

1882

 Ödön Bodor, Hungarian athlete (d. 1927)

1886 

 Henry King, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1982)

1887 

 Jean-Henri Humbert, French botanist (d. 1967)

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    1888 

     Vicki Baum, Austrian author and screenwriter (d. 1960)

    1888

     Ernst Heinkel, German engineer and businessman, founded the Heinkel Aircraft Manufacturing Company (d. 1958)

    1889 

     Victor Eftimiu, Romanian poet and playwright (d. 1972)

    1889

     Charles Hawes, American historian and author (d. 1923)

    1889

     Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke, German general of paratroop forces during World War II (d. 1968)

    1891 

     Walter Model, German field marshal (d. 1945)

    1892 

     Franz Aigner, Austrian weightlifter (d. 1970)

    1895 

     Eugen Roth, German poet and songwriter (d. 1976)

    1897 

     Paul Fejos, Hungarian-born American director (d. 1963)

    1899 

     Hoyt Vandenberg, U.S. Air Force general (d. 1954)

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    1900

     René Guillot, French writer (d. 1969)

    1901 

     Harry Calder, South African cricketer (d. 1995)

    1901

     Cassandre, French painter (d. 1968)

    1901

     Edward Turner, English engineer (d. 1973)

    1905 

     J. Howard Marshall, American lawyer and businessman (d. 1995)

    1906 

     Wilfred Jackson, American animator and composer (d. 1988)

    1907

     Maurice Couve de Murville, French soldier and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1999)

    1907

     Jean Daetwyler, Swiss composer and musician (d. 1994)

    1909 

     Martin Lings, English author and scholar (d. 2005)

    1910 

     Doris Haddock, American political activist (d. 2010)[8]

    1912 

     Frederick Ashworth, American admiral (d. 2005)

    1913 

     Norman Dello Joio, American organist and composer (d. 2008)

    1913

     Ray Stehr, Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 1983)

    1915 

     Vítězslava Kaprálová, Czech composer and conductor (d. 1940)

    1915

     Robert Motherwell, American painter and academic (d. 1991)

    1916 

     Rafael Caldera, Venezuelan lawyer and politician, 65th President of Venezuela (d. 2009)

    1916

     Gene Mako, Hungarian-American tennis player and actor (d. 2013)

    1917 

     Ernest Borgnine, American actor (d. 2012)

    1917

     Wilhelmus Demarteau, Dutch prelate of the Roman Catholic Church (d. 2012)

    1918 

     Gottfried von Einem, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1996)

    1918

     Oral Roberts, American evangelist, founded Oral Roberts University and Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association (d. 2009)

    1919 

     Coleman Francis, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1973)

    1919

     Leon Kirchner, American composer and educator (d. 2009)

    1920 

     Jimmy Forrest, American saxophonist (d. 1980)

    1920

     Jerry Maren, American actor (d. 2018)

    1922 

     Daniel Boulanger, French actor and screenwriter (d. 2014)

    1922

     Neil Franklin, English footballer (d. 1996)

    1923 

     Geneviève Asse, French painter

    1925 

     Gus Mortson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 2015)

    1925

     Maria Tallchief, American ballerina and actress (d. 2013)

    1926 

     Ruth Asawa, American sculptor (d. 2013)

    1926

     Georges Lautner, French director and screenwriter (d. 2013)

    1927 

     Sir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet, Scottish lieutenant (d. 2007)

    1927

     Paula Hawkins, American politician (d. 2009)

    1928 

     Desmond Morris, English zoologist, ethologist, and painter

    1928

     Michel Serrault, French actor (d. 2007)

    1930 

     Terence Bayler, New Zealand actor (d. 2016)

    1930

     Mahmoud Farshchian, Iranian-Persian painter and academic

    1930

     John Romita Sr., American comic book artist

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    1931

     Lars Hörmander, Swedish mathematician and academic (d. 2012)

    1931

     Ib Nørholm, Danish composer and organist

    1932 

     Éliane Radigue, French electronic music composer

    1933

     Asim Ferhatović, Bosnian footballer (d. 1987)

    1934 

     Leonard Goldberg, American producer (d. 2019)

    1934

     Stanisław Grochowiak, Polish poet and dramatist (d. 1976)

    1935 

     Eric Ashton, English rugby player and coach (d. 2008)

    1935

     Shivabalayogi, Indian religious leader (d. 1994)

    1936 

     Doug Kershaw, American fiddle player and singer

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      1937 

       Trevor Edwards, Welsh footballer

      1938 

       Julius Hemphill, American saxophonist and composer (d. 1995)

      1939 

       Renate Garisch-Culmberger, German shot putter

      1939

       Ray Stevens, American singer-songwriter and actor

      1940 

       Vito Acconci, American designer (d. 2017)

      1940

       Joachim Gauck, German pastor and politician, 11th President of Germany

      1941 

       Neil Diamond, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

      1941

       Aaron Neville, American singer

      1941

       Dan Shechtman, Israeli chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

      1942 

       Ingo Friedrich, German Member of the European Parliament

      1942

       Gary Hart, American wrestler and manager (d. 2008)

      1943 

       Peter Struck, German lawyer and politician, 13th German Federal Minister of Defence (d. 2012)

      1943

       Barry Mealand, English footballer, right back (d. 2013)[9]

      1943

       Sharon Tate, American model and actress (d. 1969)

      1943

       Tony Trimmer, English race car driver

      1943

       Manuel Velázquez, Spanish footballer (d. 2016)

      1944 

       David Gerrold, American science fiction screenwriter and author

      1944

       Gian-Franco Kasper, Swiss ski official

      1945 

       John Garamendi, American football player and politician, 1st United States Deputy Secretary of the Interior

      1945

       Subhash Ghai, Indian director, producer and screenwriter

      1945

       Eva Janko, Austrian javelin thrower

      1946 

       Michael Ontkean, Canadian actor

      1947 

       Giorgio Chinaglia, Italian footballer (d. 2012)

      1947

       Michio Kaku, American physicist and academic

      1947

       Masashi Ozaki, Japanese baseball player and golfer

      1947

       Warren Zevon, American singer-songwriter (d. 2003)

      1948 

       Elliott Abrams, American diplomat, lawyer and political scientist

      1948

       Michael Des Barres, English singer-songwriter and actor

      1949 

       John Belushi, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1982)

      1949

       Bart Gordon, American lawyer

      1949

       Nadezhda Ilyina, Russian athlete and mother of Russian tennis player Nadia Petrova (d. 2013)

      1949

       Rihoko Yoshida, Japanese voice actress

      1950 

       Daniel Auteuil, French actor, director, and screenwriter

      1951 

       Yakov Smirnoff, Ukrainian-American comedian and actor

      1953 

       Yuri Bashmet, Russian violinist, viola player, and conductor

      1954 

       Jo Gartner, Austrian race car driver (d. 1986)

      1955 

       Jim Montgomery, American swimmer

      1955

       Alan Sokal, American physicist and author

      1955

       Lynda Weinman, American businesswoman and author

      1957 

       Mark Eaton, American basketball player and sportscaster

      1957

       Ade Edmondson, English comedian and musician

      1958 

       Kim Eui-kon, Korean wrestler

      1958

       Jools Holland, English singer-songwriter and pianist

      1958

       Frank Ullrich, German biathlete

      1959 

       Akira Maeda, Japanese wrestler, mixed martial artist, and actor

      1959

       Michel Preud’homme, Belgian footballer and manager

      1961 

       Jorge Barrios, Uruguayan footballer

      1961

       Guido Buchwald, German footballer and manager

      1961

       Christa Kinshofer, German ski racer

      1961

       Nastassja Kinski, German-American actress and producer

      1961

       William Van Dijck, Belgian runner

      1963 

       Arnold Vanderlyde, Dutch boxer

      1964 

       Annika Dahlman, Swedish cross country skier

      1965 

       Robin Dutt, German footballer

      1965

       Carlos Saldanha, Brazilian-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

      1965

       Margaret Urlich, New Zealand singer-songwriter

      1965

       Pagonis Vakalopoulos, Greek footballer and manager

      1965

       Kim Sung-moon, South Korean wrestler

      1966 

       Julie Dreyfus, French actress

      1966

       Karin Viard, French actress

      1967 

       Michael Kiske, German singer

      1967

       Mark Kozelek, American singer and musician

      1967

       Phil LaMarr, American actor, singer, and screenwriter

      1967

       John Myung, American bass player and songwriter

      1968 

       Fernando Escartín, Spanish cyclist

      1968

       Antony Garrett Lisi, American theoretical physicist

      1968

       Mary Lou Retton, American gymnast

      1968

       Tymerlan Huseynov, Ukrainian footballer

      1969 

       Yoo Ho-jeong, South Korean actress

      1969

       Carlos Rômulo Gonçalves e Silva, bishop of Montenegro

      1970 

       Roberto Bonano, Argentine footballer

      1970

       Neil Johnson, Zimbabwean cricketer

      1970

       Matthew Lillard, American actor

      1971 

       José Carlos Fernandez, Bolivian footballer

      1972 

       Beth Hart, American blues-rock singer and piano player

      1974

       Cyril Despres, French rally racer

      1974

       Ed Helms, American actor, producer, and screenwriter

      1974

       Melissa Tkautz, Australian actress and singer

      1974

       Rokia Traoré, Malian singer

      1975 

       Gianluca Basile, Italian former professional basketball player

      1975

       Rónald Gómez, Costa Rican footballer and manager

      1975

       Reto Hug, Swiss triathlonist

      1975

       Henna Raita, Finnish alpine skier

      1976 

       Shae-Lynn Bourne, Canadian ice dancer, coach, and choreographer

      1976

       Cindy Pieters, Belgian cyclist

      1977 

       Andrija Gerić, Serbian volleyball player

      1977

       Michelle Hunziker, Swiss-Dutch actress, model and singer

      1978 

       Veerle Baetens, Belgian actress and singer

      1978

       Mark Hildreth, Canadian actor and musician

      1978

       Kristen Schaal, American actress, voice artist, comedian and writer

      1979 

       Tatyana Ali, American actress and singer

      1979

       Leandro Desábato, Argentinian footballer

      1979

       Busy Signal, Jamaican dancehall reggae artist

      1979

       Nik Wallenda, American acrobat

      1980 

       Jofre Mateu, Spanish footballer

      1980

       Suzy, Portuguese singer

      1981 

       Mario Eggimann, Swiss footballer

      1981

       Zaur Hashimov, Azerbaijani footballer and manager

      1981

       Elena Kolomina, Kazakhstani cross country skier

      1982 

       Céline Deville, French footballer

      1982

       Daveed Diggs, American actor, rapper and singer

      1982

       Claudia Heill, Austrian judoka

      1982

       Aitor Hernández, Spanish racing cyclist

      1983 

       Davide Biondini, Italian footballer

      1983

       Wyatt Crockett, New Zealand rugby player

      1983

       Evgeny Drattsev, Russian swimmer

      1983

       Craig Horner, Australian actor and musician

      1983

       Shaun Maloney, Scottish footballer

      1983

       Scott Speed, American race car driver

      1984

       Emerse Faé, French-born Ivorian footballer

      1984

       Yotam Halperin, Israeli basketball player

      1984

       Jung Jin-sun, South Korean fencer

      1984

       Scott Kazmir, American baseball player

      1984

       Paulo Sérgio Moreira Gonçalves, Portuguese footballer

      1985 

       Fabiana Claudino, Brazilian volleyball player

      1985

       Trey Gilder, American basketball player

      1986 

       Cristiano Araújo, Brazilian singer-songwriter (d. 2015)

      1986

       Mohammad Bagheri Motamed, Iranian taekwondo practitioner

      1986

       Mischa Barton, English-American actress

      1986

       Vladislav Ivanov, Russian footballer

      1986

       Michael Kightly, English footballer

      1986

       Ricky Ullman, Israeli-American actor

      1987 

       Wayne Hennessey, Welsh footballer

      1987

       Luis Suárez, Uruguayan footballer

      1987

       Davide Valsecchi, Italian racing driver

      1987

       Kia Vaughn, American born Czech basketball player[10]

      1987

       Guan Xin, Chinese basketball player

      1988 

       Selina Jörg, German snowboarder

      1989 

       Serdar Kesimal, Turkish footballer

      1989

       Gong Lijiao, Chinese shot putter

      1989

       Ki Sung-yueng, South Korean footballer[11]

      1990 

       Mao Abe, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist

      1991 

       Zhan Beleniuk, Ukrainian Greco-Roman wrestler

      1991

       Tatiana Kashirina, Russian weightlifter

      1991

       Zé Luís, Cape Verdean footballer

      1991

       Li Xuerui, Chinese badminton player

      1992 

       Becky Downie, English gymnast

      1992

       Phiwa Nkambule, South African entrepreneur

      1992

       Felitciano Zschusschen, Curaçao footballer

      1994 

       Tommie Hoban, English footballer

      1995 

       Dylan Everett, Canadian actor

      1997 

       Nirei Fukuzumi, Japanese racer

      1999 

       Vitalie Damașcan, Moldovan footballer