January 24th: What is special about this date?

January 24th marks the 24th day of the Gregorian calendar year. There are 341 days remaining until the end of the year (or 342 days in case of leap years). Discover famous birthdays on January 24th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to January 24th and what happened on January 24th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about January 24th.


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

On January 24th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Sharon Tate
    Sharon Tate (1943)

    American actress, model and sex symbol.

  • Mischa Barton
    Mischa Barton (1986)

    Mischa Barton is a British-American actress known for her role in the TV series 'The O.C.

  • Nastassja Kinski
    Nastassja Kinski (1961)

    German actress, well-known family member, the 1981 golden globe award winner for her role as the star in "tess of the d'urbervilles" was won...

  • Daniel Auteuil
    Daniel Auteuil (1950)

    French actor and one of france's most versatile actors, he has appeared in over 75 films since 2009 and continues to deliver strong...

  • Ed Helms
    Ed Helms (1974)

    Ed helms is an american actor, comedian, and singer known for his role as andy bernard in the television series the office and as stu price...

  • Riya Sen
    Riya Sen (1981)

    Riya sen is an indian actress known for her work in bollywood films and for being part of the famous sen family in the indian film industry.

  • Tatyana Ali
    Tatyana Ali (1979)

    Tatyana ali is an american singer and actress best known for her role as ashley banks on the tv show the fresh prince of bel-air.

  • Michio Kaku
    Michio Kaku (1947)

    American theoretical physicist and city college professor in new york city.

  • Michelle Hunziker
    Michelle Hunziker (1977)

    Swiss-italian tv hostess, actress and model, as well as singer.

  • Ernest Borgnine
    Ernest Borgnine (1917)

    American actor and tv star whose career spans more than six decades.

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January 24th: who died on this date?

On January 24th the following celebrities died:

  • Gordon MacRae
    Gordon MacRae (1986)

    American singer and actor, who was a well-known musical comedy star in the 1950s.

  • Pernell Roberts
    Pernell Roberts (2010)

    Pernell Roberts was an American actor known for his role as Adam Cartwright in the TV series Bonanza.

  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill (1965)

    British politician, descendant of the 1st duke of marlborough (1650-16722).

  • Madge Bellamy
    Madge Bellamy (1990)

    Hillsboro, texas -- actress ("white zombie").

  • Jerome Cowan
    Jerome Cowan (1972)

    Actor (mr dithers -blondie) dies at 74.

  • Lil Dagover
    Lil Dagover (1980)

    Dutch-born german actress (born in 1887).

  • Larry Fine
    Larry Fine (1975)

    American comedian and actor (born in 1902).

  • See all famous people who died on January 24th


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

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

Aquarius zodiac sign

January 24th: what is special about the Aquarius sign?

The Aquarius sign encompasses people born between January 20th and February 18th.

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

If you're a Aquarius born in January discover why January born are so special.


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

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

  • Jan 24, 1902: Denmark sells Virgin Islands to USA.
  • Jan 24, 1914: Opera Madeleine, premieres in New York City
  • Jan 24, 1916: In Brushaber v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., the Supreme Court of the United States declares the federal income tax constitutional.
  • Jan 24, 1924: Russian city of Saint Petersburg is renamed Leningrad.
  • Jan 24, 1925: Moving picture of a solar eclipse taken from dirigible over Long Island, New York, USA.
  • Jan 24, 1944: Allied troops occupy Nettuno, Italy.
  • Jan 24, 1951: Dutch government Drees-van Schaik resigns.
  • Jan 24, 1961: Lazard Brothers Ltd draw a check for US$334,867,807.68.
  • Jan 24, 1972: WRIP (now WDSI) TV channel 61 in Chattanooga, TN (IND) 1st broadcast
  • Jan 24, 1973: Warren Spahn is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Jan 24, 1996: Polish Premier Jozef Oleksy resigns amid charges that he spied for Moscow.
  • Jan 24, 2001: Colorado Springs, Colorado takes the last two ampquotTexas 7ampquot into custody.

What day of the year is January 24th?

January 24th marks the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

There are 341 days remaining until the end of the year (or 342 days in case of leap years).

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