Anniversaries 24 September


Birth

Girolamo Cardano photo
Girolamo Cardano17
Italian Renaissance mathematician, physician, astrologer 1501 - 1576
Tang Xianzu photo
Tang Xianzu1
Chinese playwright 1550 - 1616
John Cleland photo
John Cleland6
British writer 1709 - 1789
Horace Walpole photo
Horace Walpole33
English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig… 1717 - 1797
John Marshall photo
John Marshall40
fourth Chief Justice of the United States 1755 - 1835
William Lisle Bowles photo
William Lisle Bowles3
English priest, poet and critic 1762 - 1850
Jean-Andoche Junot photo
Jean-Andoche Junot1
French general 1771 - 1813
Sir Alexander Cockburn, 12th Baronet photo
Sir Alexander Cockburn, 12th Baronet13
Lord Chief Justice 1802 - 1880
Epes Sargent photo
Epes Sargent3
American editor, poet and playwright 1813 - 1880
Mark Hanna photo
Mark Hanna1
Republican United States Senator from Ohio 1837 - 1904
Florence Scovel Shinn photo
Florence Scovel Shinn5
American writer 1871 - 1940
A. P. Herbert photo
A. P. Herbert22
British politician 1890 - 1971
Adélard Godbout photo
Adélard Godbout2
Canadian politician 1892 - 1956
F. Scott Fitzgerald photo
F. Scott Fitzgerald408
American novelist and screenwriter 1896 - 1940
Ruhollah Khomeini photo
Ruhollah Khomeini55
Religious leader, politician 1902 - 1989
Leon MacLaren photo
Leon MacLaren9
British philosopher 1910 - 1994
Konstantin Chernenko photo
Konstantin Chernenko7
Soviet politician 1911 - 1985
Ian Serraillier photo
Ian Serraillier1
British writer 1912 - 1994
Lawrence H. Aller photo
Lawrence H. Aller1
astronomer 1913 - 2003
Wilson Rawls photo
Wilson Rawls6
American children's writer 1913 - 1984
Geoffrey Burbidge photo
Geoffrey Burbidge1
British astronomer 1925 - 2010
Bruce Baillie photo
Bruce Baillie3
American film director 1931
Joanne Greenberg photo
Joanne Greenberg7
American writer 1932
John Brunner photo
John Brunner129
British author 1934 - 1995
Jim Henson photo
Jim Henson77
American puppeteer 1936 - 1990
Rhys Bowen photo
Rhys Bowen1
British writer of children's picture books, YA novels, and … 1941
Linda McCartney photo
Linda McCartney3
American photographer 1941 - 1998
Antonio Tabucchi photo
Antonio Tabucchi1
writer and literary scholar 1943 - 2012
Eavan Boland photo
Eavan Boland2
Irish poet 1944
Ian Stewart photo
Ian Stewart2
British mathematician and science fiction author 1945
Lou Dobbs photo
Lou Dobbs2
American Television Host 1945
Stuart Wilde photo
Stuart Wilde1
English writer 1946 - 2013
Phil Hartman photo
Phil Hartman17
Canadian American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and graphi… 1948 - 1998
Stowe Boyd photo
Stowe Boyd2
information technologist 1953
Ash Carter photo
Ash Carter8
United States Secretary of Defense 1954
Gail Giles photo
Gail Giles2
American writer 1955
Gu Cheng photo
Gu Cheng4
Chinese poet 1956 - 1993
Brad Bird photo
Brad Bird5
American director, screenwriter, animator, producer and occ… 1957
Karen Kwiatkowski photo
Karen Kwiatkowski3
retired military officer and author 1960
Pavel Kroupa photo
Pavel Kroupa8
Australian astrophysicist 1963
Richard K. Morgan photo
Richard K. Morgan32
British writer 1965
Stefan Molyneux photo
Stefan Molyneux5
libertarian philosopher, writer, speaker, and online broadc… 1966
Zainab Salbi photo
Zainab Salbi11
Iraqi American author, women's rights activist 1969
Shawn Crahan photo
Shawn Crahan1
American musician 1969

Death

Paracelsus photo
Paracelsus24
Swiss physician and alchemist 1493 - 1541
Robert Hayne photo
Robert Hayne4
American politician 1791 - 1839
Henry Hart Milman photo
Henry Hart Milman5
English historian and churchman 1791 - 1868
Alfred Stillé photo
Alfred Stillé2
American physician, educator, and writer 1813 - 1900
Branwell Brontë photo
Branwell Brontë2
British artist 1817 - 1848
Walter Dill Scott photo
Walter Dill Scott12
President of Northwestern university and psychologist 1869 - 1955
Otto Mueller photo
Otto Mueller6
German painter and printmaker of the expressionist movement 1874 - 1930
Gottfried Feder photo
Gottfried Feder28
German economist and politician 1883 - 1941
Warren S. McCulloch photo
Warren S. McCulloch6
American neuroscientist 1898 - 1969
Dr. Seuss photo
Dr. Seuss178
American children's writer and illustrator, co-founder of B… 1904 - 1991
Derek Prince photo
Derek Prince1
British missionary 1915 - 2003
Bill Mollison photo
Bill Mollison32
Australian permaculturist 1928 - 2016
Zeki Müren photo
Zeki Müren3
Turkish musician 1931 - 1996
Françoise Sagan photo
Françoise Sagan34
French writer 1935 - 2004
Gennady Yanayev photo
Gennady Yanayev3
USSR politician 1937 - 2010