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January 24th, 2041 (January 24 2041)EventGaius Caesar (Caligula), known for his eccentricity and cruel despotism, is assassinated by his disgruntled Praetorian Guards. Claudius succeeds his nephew.
January 24th, 2041 (January 24 2041)DeathCaligula, Emperor of Rome (born in 12)
January 24th, 2008 (January 24 2008)DeathRandy Salerno, co-anchor of Chicago s CBS 2 News (born in 1963)
January 24th, 2007 (January 24 2007)DeathKrystyna Feldman, Polish actress (born in 1916)
January 24th, 2007 (January 24 2007)DeathGuadalupe Larriva, Ecuadorian politician (born in 1956)
January 24th, 2007 (January 24 2007)DeathEmiliano Mercado del Toro, World s Oldest Military Veteran (born in 1891)
January 24th, 2006 (January 24 2006)DeathFayard Nicholas, American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers (born in 1914)
January 24th, 2006 (January 24 2006)DeathSchafik Handal, Salvadorean politician
January 24th, 2006 (January 24 2006)DeathChris Penn, American actor (born in 1965)
January 24th, 2005 (January 24 2005)DeathJune Bronhill, Australian singer (born in 1929)
January 24th, 2005 (January 24 2005)DeathVladimir Savchenko, Ukrainian writer (born in 1933)
January 24th, 2005 (January 24 2005)DeathChalkie White, English rugby union coach (born in 1929)
January 24th, 2004 (January 24 2004)DeathLeonidas da Silva, Brazilian footballer (born in 1913)
January 24th, 2003 (January 24 2003)EventThe United States Department of Homeland Security officially begins operation.
January 24th, 2003 (January 24 2003)DeathGianni Agnelli, Italian auto executive (born in 1921)
January 24th, 2002 (January 24 2002)DeathPeter Gzowski, Canadian broadcaster, writer and reporter (born in 1934)
January 24th, 2002 (January 24 2002)DeathElie Hobeika, Lebanese Forces militia commander (born in 1956)
January 24th, 2000 (January 24 2000)DeathBobby Duncum, Jr., American professional wrestler (born in 1965)
January 24th, 1998 (January 24 1998)DeathWalter D. Edmonds, American author (born in 1903)
January 24th, 1996 (January 24 1996)EventPolish Premier Jozef Oleksy resigns amid charges that he spied for Moscow.
January 24th, 1994 (January 24 1994)EventTurkey s First Satellite Turksat 1A falls into the ocean.
January 24th, 1994 (January 24 1994)DeathYves Navarre, French writer (born in 1940)
January 24th, 1993 (January 24 1993)EventTurkish journalist and writer Ugur Mumcu is assassinated by a car bomb in Ankara.
January 24th, 1993 (January 24 1993)DeathThurgood Marshall, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (born in 1908)
January 24th, 1993 (January 24 1993)DeathUgur Mumcu, Turkish journalist and writer (born in 1942)
January 24th, 1992 (January 24 1992)DeathKen Darby, American composer, arranger and conductor (born in 1909)
January 24th, 1992 (January 24 1992)DeathRicky Ray Rector, American murderer (born in 1950)
January 24th, 1991 (January 24 1991)DeathJohn M. Kelly, Irish politician and academic (born in 1931)
January 24th, 1990 (January 24 1990)DeathMadge Bellamy, American actress (born in 1899)
January 24th, 1989 (January 24 1989)DeathTed Bundy, American serial killer (born in 1946)
January 24th, 1989 (January 24 1989)DeathGeorge Knudson, Canadian golfer (born in 1937)
January 24th, 1988 (January 24 1988)DeathWerner Fenchel, German mathematician (born in 1905)
January 24th, 1986 (January 24 1986)EventVoyager 2 passes within 81,500 km (50,680 miles) of Uranus.
January 24th, 1986 (January 24 1986)BirthMischa Barton, English-born American actress
January 24th, 1986 (January 24 1986)BirthRaviv Ullman, Israeli-born American actor
January 24th, 1986 (January 24 1986)DeathL. Ron Hubbard, American writer and founder of Scientology (born in 1911)L. Ron Hubbard Quotes
January 24th, 1986 (January 24 1986)DeathFlo Hyman, American volleyball player (born in 1954)
January 24th, 1986 (January 24 1986)DeathGordon MacRae, American actor and singer (born in 1921)
January 24th, 1984 (January 24 1984)EventThe first Apple Macintosh goes on sale.
January 24th, 1984 (January 24 1984)BirthBenoit Huot, Canadian paralympic swimmer
January 24th, 1984 (January 24 1984)BirthScott Kazmir, American baseball player
January 24th, 1984 (January 24 1984)BirthWitold Kieltyka, Polish drummer (Decapitated) (died in 2007)
January 24th, 1983 (January 24 1983)BirthShaun Maloney, Scottish footballer
January 24th, 1983 (January 24 1983)BirthScott Speed, American race car driver
January 24th, 1983 (January 24 1983)DeathGeorge Cukor, American film director (born in 1899)
January 24th, 1982 (January 24 1982)DeathAlfredo Ovando Candia, Bolivian president and dictator (born in 1918)
January 24th, 1981 (January 24 1981)BirthTravis Hanson, American baseball player
January 24th, 1980 (January 24 1980)BirthRocky Boiman, American football player
January 24th, 1980 (January 24 1980)BirthNicole Marie Lenz, American actress
January 24th, 1980 (January 24 1980)DeathLil Dagover, Dutch-born German actress, (born in 1887)
January 24th, 1979 (January 24 1979)BirthTatyana Ali, American actress and singer
January 24th, 1979 (January 24 1979)BirthTom Kostopoulos, Canadian ice hockey player
January 24th, 1978 (January 24 1978)EventSoviet satellite Cosmos 954 burns up in Earth s atmosphere, scattering debris over Canada s Northwest Territories.
January 24th, 1978 (January 24 1978)EventRose Dugdale and Eddie Gallagher become the first convicted prisoners to marry in prison in the history of the Republic of Ireland. Gallagher Quotes
January 24th, 1978 (January 24 1978)DeathHerta Oberheuser, German doctor (born in 1911)
January 24th, 1977 (January 24 1977)EventMassacre of Atocha in Madrid, during the Spanish transition to democracy.
January 24th, 1976 (January 24 1976)BirthHadrian, Roman Emperor (died in 138)
January 24th, 1976 (January 24 1976)BirthShae-Lynn Bourne, Canadian ice dancer with Victor Kraatz
January 24th, 1976 (January 24 1976)BirthCindy Pieters, Belgian cyclist
January 24th, 1975 (January 24 1975)BirthRonald Gomez, Costa Rican footballer
January 24th, 1975 (January 24 1975)DeathLarry Fine, American actor and comedian (born in 1902)
January 24th, 1974 (January 24 1974)BirthShii Ann Huang, American game show contestant
January 24th, 1974 (January 24 1974)BirthEd Helms, American actor
January 24th, 1973 (January 24 1973)DeathJ. Carrol Naish, American actor (born in 1897)
January 24th, 1973 (January 24 1973)DeathMasao Ohba, world champion Japanese boxer (born in 1949)
January 24th, 1972 (January 24 1972)EventJapanese Sgt. Shoichi Yokoi is found hiding in a Guam jungle, where he had been since the end of World War II.
January 24th, 1972 (January 24 1972)BirthNaoshi Mizuta, Japanese composer
January 24th, 1972 (January 24 1972)BirthUlla Werbrouck, Belgian judoka and politician
January 24th, 1971 (January 24 1971)BirthCory Bailey, American baseball player
January 24th, 1971 (January 24 1971)BirthAndrea Mackris, American television producer
January 24th, 1971 (January 24 1971)DeathBill W., American co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (born in 1895)
January 24th, 1970 (January 24 1970)BirthMatthew Lillard, American actor
January 24th, 1970 (January 24 1970)DeathCaresse Crosby, American poet (born in 1891)
January 24th, 1969 (January 24 1969)BirthHilmir Sn?r Gu?nason, Icelandic actor
January 24th, 1968 (January 24 1968)BirthMichael Kiske, German musician
January 24th, 1968 (January 24 1968)BirthMary Lou Retton, American gymnast
January 24th, 1967 (January 24 1967)BirthMark Kozelek, American singer/songwriter (Red House Painters, Sun Kil Moon)
January 24th, 1967 (January 24 1967)BirthPhil LaMarr, American voice actor
January 24th, 1967 (January 24 1967)BirthJohn Myung, American musician (Dream Theater)
January 24th, 1966 (January 24 1966)EventAn Air India Boeing 707 jet crashes on Mont Blanc, on the border between France and Italy, killing 117.
January 24th, 1966 (January 24 1966)BirthJimeoin, Northern Irish comedian
January 24th, 1966 (January 24 1966)DeathHomi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (born in 1909)
January 24th, 1965 (January 24 1965)BirthCarlos Saldanha, Brazilian film director
January 24th, 1965 (January 24 1965)BirthMike Awesome, American professional wrestler (died in 2007)
January 24th, 1965 (January 24 1965)DeathWinston Churchill, soldier, politician, historian, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Nobel laureate (born in 1874)Winston Churchill Quotes
January 24th, 1963 (January 24 1963)BirthMartyn Grimley, English field hockey player
January 24th, 1963 (January 24 1963)BirthArnold Vanderlyde, Dutch boxer
January 24th, 1962 (January 24 1962)DeathStanley Lord, captain of the SS Californian the night of the Titanic disaster (born in 1877)
January 24th, 1962 (January 24 1962)DeathAndre Lhote, french painter.
January 24th, 1961 (January 24 1961)BirthNastassja Kinski, German-born actress
January 24th, 1961 (January 24 1961)BirthVince Russo, American writer
January 24th, 1961 (January 24 1961)BirthWilliam Van Dijck, Belgian athlete
January 24th, 1961 (January 24 1961)DeathAlfred Carlton Gilbert, American swimmer and inventor (born in 1884)
January 24th, 1960 (January 24 1960)DeathEdwin Fischer, Swiss pianist and conductor (born in 1886)
January 24th, 1959 (January 24 1959)BirthVic Reeves, English comedian
January 24th, 1959 (January 24 1959)BirthDavid Mills, American author
January 24th, 1958 (January 24 1958)BirthNeil Allen, American baseball player
January 24th, 1958 (January 24 1958)BirthJools Holland, British musician
January 24th, 1957 (January 24 1957)BirthAdrian Edmondson, British comedian
January 24th, 1956 (January 24 1956)BirthHanne Krogh, Norwegian singer (Bobbysocks)
January 24th, 1955 (January 24 1955)DeathIra Hayes, American World War II hero (born in 1923)
January 24th, 1954 (January 24 1954)BirthJo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (died in 1986)
January 24th, 1952 (January 24 1952)EventVincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor-General of Canada.
January 24th, 1951 (January 24 1951)BirthYakov Smirnoff, Ukrainian-born American comedianYakov Smirnoff Quotes
January 24th, 1950 (January 24 1950)BirthGerald Brisco, American professional wrestler
January 24th, 1950 (January 24 1950)BirthBenjamin Urrutia, Ecuadorian writer
January 24th, 1950 (January 24 1950)BirthDaniel Auteuil, French actor
January 24th, 1949 (January 24 1949)BirthJohn Belushi, American actor (died in 1982)
January 24th, 1948 (January 24 1948)BirthMichael Des Barres, British actor and rock singer
January 24th, 1948 (January 24 1948)DeathMaria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (born in 1912)
January 24th, 1948 (January 24 1948)DeathArthur Liebehenschel, Commandant at Auschwitz concentration camp (born in 1901)
January 24th, 1947 (January 24 1947)BirthWarren Zevon, American musician (died in 2003)
January 24th, 1947 (January 24 1947)BirthMasashi Ozaki, Japanese golfer
January 24th, 1946 (January 24 1946)BirthMichael Ontkean, Canadian actor
January 24th, 1945 (January 24 1945)BirthJohn Garamendi, American politician
January 24th, 1944 (January 24 1944)BirthKlaus Nomi, German singer (died in 1983)
January 24th, 1943 (January 24 1943)EventWorld War II: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill conclude a conference in Casablanca.Winston Churchill Quotes
January 24th, 1943 (January 24 1943)BirthSubhash Ghai, Indian film director
January 24th, 1943 (January 24 1943)BirthSharon Tate, American actress and Manson murder victim (died in 1969)Sharon Tate Quotes
January 24th, 1943 (January 24 1943)DeathJohn Burns, English politician (born in 1858)
January 24th, 1942 (January 24 1942)BirthGary Hart, American professional wrestling manager and wrestler (died in 2008)
January 24th, 1941 (January 24 1941)BirthNeil Diamond, American singer
January 24th, 1941 (January 24 1941)BirthAaron Neville, American singer
January 24th, 1939 (January 24 1939)BirthRay Stevens, American musician
January 24th, 1939 (January 24 1939)DeathMaximilian Bircher-Benner, Swiss physician and nutritionist (born in 1867)
January 24th, 1936 (January 24 1936)EventAlbert Sarraut becomes Prime Minister of France
January 24th, 1936 (January 24 1936)BirthDoug Kershaw, American musician
January 24th, 1935 (January 24 1935)BirthEric Ashton, English rugby league footballer (died in 2008)
January 24th, 1934 (January 24 1934)BirthStanislaw Grochowiak, Polish poet (died in 1976)
January 24th, 1932 (January 24 1932)DeathAlfred Yarrow, English shipbuilder (born in 1842)
January 24th, 1928 (January 24 1928)BirthDesmond Morris, British anthropologist
January 24th, 1928 (January 24 1928)BirthMichel Serrault, French actor (died in 2007)
January 24th, 1927 (January 24 1927)EventDirector Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film, The Pleasure Garden, in England.Alfred Hitchcock Quotes
January 24th, 1927 (January 24 1927)BirthSir Patrick Macnaghten, 11th Baronet, British aristocrat (died in 2007)
January 24th, 1926 (January 24 1926)BirthGeorges Lautner, French director and screenwriter
January 24th, 1925 (January 24 1925)BirthMaria Tallchief, American ballerina
January 24th, 1924 (January 24 1924)EventPetrograd, formerly Saint Petersburg, Russia, is renamed Leningrad.
January 24th, 1924 (January 24 1924)DeathMarie-Adelaide, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (born in 1894)
January 24th, 1922 (January 24 1922)BirthCharles Socarides, American psychiatrist (died in 2005)
January 24th, 1920 (January 24 1920)BirthJerry Maren, American actor
January 24th, 1920 (January 24 1920)DeathAmedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (born in 1884)
January 24th, 1919 (January 24 1919)BirthColeman Francis, American film director
January 24th, 1918 (January 24 1918)EventThe Gregorian calendar introduced in Russia by decree of the Council of People s Commissars effective from February 14(NS)
January 24th, 1918 (January 24 1918)BirthOral Roberts, American evangelist
January 24th, 1918 (January 24 1918)DeathGeorge Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (born in 1871)
January 24th, 1917 (January 24 1917)BirthErnest Borgnine, American actor
January 24th, 1916 (January 24 1916)EventIn Brushaber v. Union Pacific Railroad, the Supreme Court of the United States declares the federal income tax constitutional.
January 24th, 1916 (January 24 1916)BirthJack Brickhouse, American sports broadcaster (died in 1998)
January 24th, 1915 (January 24 1915)BirthRobert Motherwell, American painter (died in 1991)
January 24th, 1913 (January 24 1913)BirthNorman Dello Joio, American composer
January 24th, 1911 (January 24 1911)DeathDavid Graham Phillips, American journalist and novelist (born in 1867)
January 24th, 1909 (January 24 1909)BirthMartin Lings, English Islamic scholar (died in 2005)
January 24th, 1909 (January 24 1909)BirthAnn Todd, English actress (died in 1993)
January 24th, 1907 (January 24 1907)EventRobert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scout movement.
January 24th, 1907 (January 24 1907)BirthMaurice Couve de Murville, French politician (died in 1999)
January 24th, 1905 (January 24 1905)BirthJ. Howard Marshall, American billionaire (died in 1995)
January 24th, 1902 (January 24 1902)BirthE. A. Speiser, American Bible scholar (died in 1965)
January 24th, 1901 (January 24 1901)BirthHarry Calder, South African cricketer (died in 1995)
January 24th, 1898 (January 24 1898)BirthCliff Heathcote, American baseball player (died in 1939)
January 24th, 1895 (January 24 1895)BirthEugen Roth, German writer (died in 1976)
January 24th, 1895 (January 24 1895)DeathLord Randolph Churchill, British politician (born in 1849)
January 24th, 1891 (January 24 1891)BirthWalter Model, German field marshal (died in 1945)Walter Model Quotes
January 24th, 1888 (January 24 1888)BirthVicki Baum, Austrian writer (died in 1960)
January 24th, 1888 (January 24 1888)BirthErnst Heinkel, German aircraft designer (died in 1958)
January 24th, 1887 (January 24 1887)EventBattle of Dogali: Abyssinian troops defeat Italians.
January 24th, 1886 (January 24 1886)BirthHenry King, American film director (died in 1982)
January 24th, 1883 (January 24 1883)DeathFriedrich von Flotow, German composer (born in 1812)
January 24th, 1882 (January 24 1882)DeathLevi Boone, Mayor of Chicago (born in 1808)
January 24th, 1878 (January 24 1878)EventThe revolutionary Vera Zasulich shoots at Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg.
January 24th, 1877 (January 24 1877)DeathJohann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (born in 1796)
January 24th, 1873 (January 24 1873)BirthLeon Czolgosz, American anarchist, assassin of U.S. President William McKinley (died in 1901)William McKinley Quotes
January 24th, 1872 (January 24 1872)BirthKonstantin Bogaevsky, Russian painter (died in 1943)
January 24th, 1864 (January 24 1864)BirthMarguerite Durand, French feminist leader (died in 1936)
January 24th, 1862 (January 24 1862)EventBucharest proclaimed capital of Romania.
January 24th, 1862 (January 24 1862)BirthEdith Wharton, American writer (died in 1937)Edith Wharton Quotes
January 24th, 1859 (January 24 1859)EventPolitical union of Moldavia and Wallachia; Alexandru Ioan Cuza is elected as ruler.
January 24th, 1857 (January 24 1857)EventThe University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia.
January 24th, 1856 (January 24 1856)DeathRabbi Yechezkel of Kuzmir, Polish Hasidic leader (born in 1775)
January 24th, 1848 (January 24 1848)EventCalifornia Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter s Mill near Sacramento.
January 24th, 1848 (January 24 1848)BirthVasily Surikov, Russian painter (died in 1916)
January 24th, 1826 (January 24 1826)EventMississippi College is founded in Clinton, becoming the first college in the state of Mississippi.
January 24th, 1779 (January 24 1779)BirthElizabeth Alexeievna (Louise of Baden), Russian tsarina (died in 1826)
January 24th, 1776 (January 24 1776)EventHenry Knox arrives at Cambridge, Massachusetts with the artillery that he has transported from Fort Ticonderoga.
January 24th, 1776 (January 24 1776)BirthE.T.A. Hoffmann, German writer (died in 1822)
January 24th, 1769 (January 24 1769)DeathFrancois de Chevert, French general (born in 1695)
January 24th, 1763 (January 24 1763)BirthLouis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (died in 1831)
January 24th, 1754 (January 24 1754)BirthAndrew Ellicott, American surveyor (died in 1820)
January 24th, 1752 (January 24 1752)BirthMuzio Clementi, Italian composer (died in 1832)
January 24th, 1742 (January 24 1742)EventCharles VII Albert becomes Holy Roman Emperor.Holy Roman Emperor Charles V Quotes
January 24th, 1742 (January 24 1742)BirthAnne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn (died in 1808)
January 24th, 1732 (January 24 1732)BirthPierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, French playwright (died in 1799)
January 24th, 1724 (January 24 1724)BirthFrances Brooke, English writer (died in 1789)
January 24th, 1712 (January 24 1712)BirthKing Frederick II of Prussia (died in 1786) Frederick II of Prussia Quotes
January 24th, 1709 (January 24 1709)DeathGeorge Rooke, English admiral (born in 1650)
January 24th, 1705 (January 24 1705)BirthFarinelli, Italian castrato (died in 1782)
January 24th, 1679 (January 24 1679)EventKing Charles II of England disbands Parliament.
January 24th, 1679 (January 24 1679)BirthChristian Wolff, German philosopher (died in 1754)Christian Wolff Quotes
January 24th, 1674 (January 24 1674)BirthThomas Tanner, English bishop (died in 1735)
January 24th, 1670 (January 24 1670)BirthWilliam Congreve, English playwright (died in 1729)William Congreve Quotes
January 24th, 1666 (January 24 1666)DeathJohann Andreas Herbst, German composer (born in 1588)
January 24th, 1639 (January 24 1639)DeathGeorg Jenatsch, Swiss politician (born in 1596)
January 24th, 1638 (January 24 1638)BirthCharles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (died in 1706)
January 24th, 1626 (January 24 1626)DeathSamuel Argall, English adventurer and naval officer (born in 1580)
January 24th, 1595 (January 24 1595)DeathFerdinand II of Austria (born in 1529)
January 24th, 1540 (January 24 1540)BirthEdmund Campion, English Jesuit (died in 1581)
January 24th, 1473 (January 24 1473)DeathConrad Paumann, German composer
January 24th, 1444 (January 24 1444)BirthGaleazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (died in 1476)
January 24th, 1438 (January 24 1438)EventThe Council of Basel suspends Pope Eugene IV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa.
January 24th, 1376 (January 24 1376)DeathRichard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader
January 24th, 1366 (January 24 1366)DeathAlfonso IV of Aragon (born in 1299)
January 24th, 1287 (January 24 1287)BirthRichard Aungerville, English bishop (died in 1345)
January 24th, 1125 (January 24 1125)DeathDavid IV of Georgia (born in 1073)
January 24th, 1002 (January 24 1002)DeathOtto III, Holy Roman Emperor (born in 980)
January 24th, 0772 (January 24 0772)DeathPope Stephen III (born in 720)

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