Happy Birthday to these Virgo's who were born on August 24th.

  1. 1113 - Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)
  2. 1198 - King Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1249)
  3. 1358 - King John I of Castile (d. 1390)
  4. 1393 - Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)
  5. 1552 - Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (d. 1614)
  6. 1580 - John Taylor, English poet (d. 1654)
  7. 1591 - Robert Herrick, English poet (d. 1674)
  8. 1635 - Peder Griffenfeld, Danish statesman (d. 1699)
  9. 1669 - Alessandro Marcello, Italian composer (d. 1747)
  10. 1759 - William Wilberforce, English abolitionist (d. 1833)
  11. 1772 - King William I of the Netherlands (d. 1840)
  12. 1787 - James Weddell, Antarctica explorer (d. 1834)
  13. 1817 - Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Russian writer (d. 1875)
  14. 1837 - Théodore Dubois, French composer and teacher (d. 1924)
  15. 1852 - Deacon White, baseball player (d. 1919)
  16. 1863 - Dragutin Lerman, Croatian explorer (d. 1918)
  17. 1865 - King Ferdinand I of Romania (d. 1927)
  18. 1872 - Max Beerbohm, British caricaturist (d. 1956)
  19. 1880 - Joshua Lionel Cowen, American entrepreneur (d. 1965)
  20. 1884 - Earl Derr Biggers, American author (d. 1933)
  21. 1887 - Harry Hooper, baseball player (d. 1974)
  22. 1890 - Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaiian surfer (d. 1968)
  23. 1890 - Jean Rhys, Dominican writer (d. 1979)
  24. 1895 - Richard Cardinal Cushing, archbishop of Boston (d. 1970)
  25. 1897 - Fred Rose, American songwriter and publishing executive (d. 1954)
  26. 1898 - Malcolm Cowley, American literary critic (d. 1989)
  27. 1899 - Gaylord DuBois, American comic book writer (d. 1993)
  28. 1899 - Jorge Luis Borges, Argentine writer (d. 1986)
  29. 1901 - Preston Foster, American actor (d. 1970)
  30. 1904 - Alice White, American film actress (d. 1983)
  31. 1915 - James Tiptree, Jr., American writer (d. 1987)
  32. 1916 - Hal Smith, American actor (d. 1994)
  33. 1916 - Léo Ferré, French composer and singer (d. 1993)
  34. 1918 - Sikander Bakht, Governor of Kerala (d. 2004)
  35. 1922 - René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (d. 1987)
  36. 1923 - Arthur Jensen, American psychologist
  37. 1927 - Harry Markowitz, American economist, Nobel Prize winner
  38. 1929 - Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader (d. 2004)
  39. 1934 - Kenny Baker, English actor
  40. 1936 - A. S. Byatt, English novelist
  41. 1938 - Halldór Blöndal, Icelandic politician
  42. 1938 - David Freiberg, American bassist (Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Starship)
  43. 1938 - Mason Williams, American guitarist and composer
  44. 1942 - Howard Jacobson, British novelist and newspaper columnist
  45. 1943 - John Cipollina, American guitarist (Quicksilver Messenger Service) (d. 1989)
  46. 1944 - Bill Goldsworthy, National Hockey League player (d. 1996)
  47. 1945 - Ken Hensley, English musician (Uriah Heep)
  48. 1945 - Vincent K. McMahon, American professional wrestling entrepreneur
  49. 1947 - Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author
  50. 1947 - Roger De Vlaeminck, Belgian cyclist
  51. 1948 - Kim Sung-Il, Chief of Staff of Republic of Korea Air Force
  52. 1948 - Jean-Michel Jarre, French musician
  53. 1951 - Orson Scott Card, American writer
  54. 1951 - Oscar Hijuelos, Pulitzer Prize winning author
  55. 1956 - John Culberson, American politician
  56. 1957 - Stephen Fry, English comedian and actor
  57. 1958 - Steve Guttenberg, American actor
  58. 1958 - Tracy Harris, American artist
  59. 1960 - Cal Ripken, Jr., baseball player
  60. 1962 - Craig Kilborn, American talk show host
  61. 1962 - David Koechner, American actor
  62. 1963 - John Bush, American singer (Anthrax)
  63. 1963 - Hideo Kojima, Japanese video game director
  64. 1964 - Salizhan Sharipov, cosmonaut
  65. 1965 - Marlee Matlin, American actress
  66. 1965 - Reggie Miller, American basketball player
  67. 1968 - Shoichi Funaki, Japanese professional wrestler
  68. 1968 - Andreas Kisser, Brazilian guitarist (Sepultura)
  69. 1972 - Jean-Luc Brassard, Québécois freestyle skier
  70. 1973 - Dave Chappelle, American actor and comedian
  71. 1973 - Inge de Bruijn, Dutch swimmer
  72. 1973 - Carmine Giovinazzo, American actor
  73. 1973 - Andrew Brunette, Canadian National Hockey League player
  74. 1974 - Jennifer Lien, American actress
  75. 1975 - Mark de Vries, Surinamese-Dutch footballer
  76. 1978 - Rafael Furcal, Dominican Major League Baseball player
  77. 1981 - Chad Michael Murray, American actor
  78. 1983 - Christopher Parker, British actor
  79. 1988 - Rupert Grint, English actor
  80. 2003 - Alexandre Coste, son of Albert II, Prince of Monaco