The following is a list of notable world figures who died on September 24th.

  1. 366 - Pope Liberius
  2. 768 - Pippin the Short, King of the Franks (b. 714)
  3. 1054 - Hermannus Contractus, scholar (b. 1013)
  4. 1143 - Agnes of Germany, daughter of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1072)
  5. 1143 - Pope Innocent II
  6. 1180 - Manuel I Comnenus, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1118)
  7. 1213 - Gertrude of Merania, wife of Andrew II of Hungary (murdered) (b. 1185)
  8. 1275 - Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford, Constable of England (b. 1208)
  9. 1435 - Isabeau of Bavaria, wife of Charles VI of France (bc. 1370)
  10. 1494 - Poliziano, Italian humanist (b. 1454)
  11. 1541 - Paracelsus, Swiss alchemist (b. 1493)
  12. 1545 - Albert of Mainz, archbishop and elector of Mainz (b. 1490)
  13. 1605 - Manuel Mendes, Portuguese composer (bc. 1547)
  14. 1621 - Jan Karol Chodkiewicz, Polish military commander (b. 1560)
  15. 1646 - Duarte Lobo, Portuguese composer (bc. 1565)
  16. 1707 - Vicenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (b. 1642)
  17. 1732 - Emperor Reigen of Japan (b. 1654)
  18. 1742 - Johann Matthias Hase, German scientist (b. 1684)
  19. 1802 - Alexander Radishchev, Russian writer (b. 1749)
  20. 1834 - Pedro I of Brazil, Emperor of Brazil (b. 1798)
  21. 1904 - Niels Ryberg Finsen, Danish physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1860)
  22. 1930 - William A. MacCorkle, Governor of West Virginia (b. 1857)
  23. 1933 - Mike Donlin, baseball player (b. 1878)
  24. 1933 - Alice Muriel Williamson, British novelist (b. 1869)
  25. 1938 - Lev Schnirelmann, Russian mathematician (b. 1900)
  26. 1939 - Carl Laemmle, German film producer (b. 1867)
  27. 1945 - Hans Geiger, German physicist (b. 1882)
  28. 1948 - Warren William, American actor (b. 1894)
  29. 1975 - Earle Cabell, Texas politician (b. 1906)
  30. 1981 - Patsy Kelly, American actress (b. 1910)
  31. 1982 - Sarah Churchill, British actress (b. 1914)
  32. 1984 - Neil Hamilton, American actor (b. 1899)
  33. 1991 - Dr. Seuss, American children's writer (b. 1904)
  34. 1991 - Peter Bellamy, Folk Singer (b. 1944)
  35. 1993 - Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian physicist (b. 1913)
  36. 1993 - Ian Stuart Donaldson, British musician (b. 1957)
  37. 2002 - Youssouf Togoïmi, Chadian rebel (b. 1953)
  38. 2002 - Mike Webster, National Football League player (b. 1952)
  39. 2003 - Rosalie Allen, American singer and disc jockey (b. 1924)
  40. 2003 - Edward Said, Palestinian-born literary critic (b. 1935)
  41. 2003 - Anthony Durante, American wrestler (b. 1967)
  42. 2003 - Lyle Bettger, American actor (b. 1915)
  43. 2004 - Françoise Sagan, French writer (b. 1935)
  44. 2005 - Tommy Bond, American actor (b. 1926)