April 24th: What is special about this date?

April 24th marks the 114th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 115th in case of leap years). There are 251 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on April 24th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to April 24th and what happened on April 24th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about April 24th.


April 24th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On April 24th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Shirley MacLaine
    Shirley MacLaine (1934)

    American actress, writer, and dancer.

  • Kelly Clarkson
    Kelly Clarkson (1982)

    Kelly clarkson is an american singer known for winning the first season of american idol and for hits like 'since u been gone' and 'stronger...

  • Aidan Gillen
    Aidan Gillen (1968)

    Aidan gillen is an irish actor known for his roles in popular tv series such as game of thrones and the wire.

  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand (1942)

    American actress and singer, who rose steadily from 1961 to do tv, records, broadway and magazine covers.

  • Djimon Hounsou
    Djimon Hounsou (1964)

    Djimon hounsou is a well-known movie actor, recognized for his roles in films such as 'gladiator' and 'blood diamond'.

  • Jill Ireland
    Jill Ireland (1936)

    British actress who has been playing lead roles since the 1950s.

  • Stacy Haiduk
    Stacy Haiduk (1968)

    American actress.

  • Alejandro Fernández
    Alejandro Fernández (1971)

    Mexican singer.

  • Derek Luke
    Derek Luke (1974)

    American actor.

  • Sue Grafton
    Sue Grafton (1940)

    American mystery novelist, screenplay writer and tv producer.

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April 24th: who died on this date?

On April 24th the following celebrities died:

  • Louise Dresser
    Louise Dresser (1965)

    Actress (state fair ship comes in mammy), is killed at 86.

  • John Carroll
    John Carroll (1979)

    Georgetown university was founded by an ex-jesuit archbishop and american archbishop (d. 1815).

  • Bud Abbott
    Bud Abbott (1974)

    Comedy comedian abbott and costello, dies at the age of 78.

  • Pat Paulsen
    Pat Paulsen (1997)

    At 69, comedian (smothers brothers show) dies.

  • Eliazer Weizman (2005)

    First President of Israel.

  • Wallis Simpson (1986)

    American socialite and jet-set woman from 1931.

  • Daniel Defoe (1731)

    Daniel Defoe was an English writer, journalist, and pamphleteer, who is widely regarded as the founder of the English novel.

  • Savien Defoe (1731)

    An English writer known for his novel Robinson Crusoe and his pioneering work in journalism.

  • Maxmilian Theodor Felix von Laue (1960)

    German physicist awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1914.

  • Cina Jilani (2018)

    Pakistani writer and human rights activist known for her advocacy work and literary contributions.

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April 24th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On April 24th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Taurus according to the Western Zodiac.

Taurus zodiac sign

April 24th: what is special about the Taurus sign?

The Taurus sign encompasses people born between April 20th and May 20th.

You can discover Taurus's personality traits and attitude and Taurus's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Taurus born in April discover why April born are so special.


April 24th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on April 24th in history:

  • Apr 24, 1922: In Barnegat, New Jersey, USA an overhead explosion of comet fragment rocks buildings, shatters windows, and releases clouds of noxious gas.
  • Apr 24, 1955: Conference of Bandung against colonialism / for self determination, ends
  • Apr 24, 1964: Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon removes all restrictions on ownership of gold certificates.
  • Apr 24, 1967: 21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat San Francisco Warriors, 4 games to 2.
  • Apr 24, 1970: China PR launches its 1st satellite transmitting song East is Red
  • Apr 24, 1982: Cards win 12th game in a row; 7-4 over Phillies
  • Apr 24, 1984: In Morgan Hill, California, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurs.
  • Apr 24, 1989: Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day".
  • Apr 24, 1992: Man of La Mancha opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 108 performances
  • Apr 24, 1997: Steel Peer, opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 76 performances
  • Apr 24, 2015: Italian police launch an operation against a Sardinian al-Qaeda-inspired cell that was allegedly in operation since 2005.
  • Apr 24, 2018: Protests at the Gaza border in 2018: Israel Defense Forces arrest two terrorists who attempted to cross Gaza's border into Israel Armed with a knife & a grenade.

What day of the year is April 24th?

April 24th marks the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 115th in case of leap years).

There are 251 days remaining until the end of the year.

April 24th is the 24th day of the month of April.


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