The following is a list of notable world figures who died on February 24th may they rest in peace.

  1. 1563 - Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (b. 1519)
  2. 1732 - Colonel Francis Charteris, known as "The Rape-Master General". (b. 1675)
  3. 1815 - Robert Fulton, American inventor (b. 1765)
  4. 1989 - Sparky Adams, Baseball player (b. 1894)
  5. 1990 - Tony Conigliaro, baseball player (b. 1945)
  6. 1990 - Malcolm Forbes, American publisher (b. 1917)
  7. 1990 - Johnnie Ray, American singer (b. 1927)
  8. 1991 - George Gobel, American comedian (b. 1919)
  9. 1994 - Dinah Shore, American actress and singer (b. 1916)
  10. 2004 - John Randolph, American actor (b. 1915)
  11. 2006 - Don Knotts, American actor (b. 1924)
  12. 2006 - Dennis Weaver, American actor (b. 1924)