The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

December 24th famous birthdays

Diego Martir

Diego Martir (17)

Salvadorian Instagram star

Mads Lewis

Mads Lewis (18)

American Instagram star

Louis Tomlinson

Louis Tomlinson (29)

English singer

Hailey Orona

Hailey Orona (18)

American Instagram star

Tiana Wilson

Tiana Wilson (13)

English YouTube star

Riley Lewis

Riley Lewis (18)

American actress and social media star

Alabama Barker

Alabama Barker (15)

American social media star

Howard Hughes

Howard Hughes (1905 - 1976)

American engineer and director

Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest (46)

American radio and television host

Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin (49)

Puerto Rican-American singer-songwriter and actor

Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor (64)

Indian actor

Rihanna Quinn

Rihanna Quinn (14)

American dancer

Kate Spade

Kate Spade (1962 - 2018)

American fashion designer

Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer (47)

American author and film producer

Declan McKenna

Declan McKenna (22)

English singer

Lemmy

Lemmy (1945 - 2015)

English singer-songwriter, bass player, and actor

Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband (51)

British politician

Carol Vorderman

Carol Vorderman (60)

English television host

Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi (1924 - 1980)

Indian actor and singer

Hamid Karzai

Hamid Karzai (63)

Afghan politician

Amaury Nolasco

Amaury Nolasco (50)

Puerto Rican-American actor

Kit Carson

Kit Carson (1809 - 1868)

American soldier

Diedrich Bader

Diedrich Bader (54)

American actor

Chris Hero

Chris Hero (41)

American wrestler

Ana Brenda Contreras

Ana Brenda Contreras (34)

American actress and model

Emir Kusturica

Emir Kusturica (66)

Serbian actor, director, and screenwriter

Jay Bilas

Jay Bilas (57)

American basketball player-coach

Heel Wife

Heel Wife (38)

American internet star

Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold (1822 - 1888)

English poet and critic

Barry Chuckle

Barry Chuckle (1944 - 2018)

English comedian and actor

Mark Millar

Mark Millar (51)

Scottish author

Doyle Bramhall II

Doyle Bramhall II (52)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist

James Prescott Joule

James Prescott Joule (1818 - 1889)

English physicist and brewer,

Ilham Aliyev

Ilham Aliyev (59)

Azerbaijani politician, 4th President of Azerbaijan

Lee Daniels

Lee Daniels (61)

Actor, director, producer

Gene Sperling

Gene Sperling (62)

American economist

Dima Bilan

Dima Bilan (39)

Russian singer-songwriter and actor

Scott Fischer

Scott Fischer (1955 - 1996)

American mountaineer

Marcelo Salas

Marcelo Salas (46)

Chilean footballer

Emanuel Lasker

Emanuel Lasker (1868 - 1941)

German chess player

Riyo Mori

Riyo Mori (34)

Japanese model

Michael Curtiz

Michael Curtiz (1886 - 1962)

Hungarian-American director

On this day

December 24 in History

  • 1814

    December 24, 1814:

    The Treaty of Ghent is signed by Great Britain and the United States to bring the War of 1812 to an end.

  • 1865

    December 24, 1865:

    The American white supremacist terrorist group, Ku Klux Klan is formed.

  • 1871

    December 24, 1871:

    “Aida”, an opera by Giuseppe Verdi, is performed for the first time in Cairo’s Khedivial Opera House.

  • 1889

    December 24, 1889:

    Daniel C. Stover & William Hance are granted a patent for their bicycle which they improved by adding back pedal brakes.

  • 1922

    December 24, 1922:

    BBC Radio airs its first-ever drama, “The Truth about Father Christmas”.

  • 1970

    December 24, 1970:

    The animated romantic musical comedy film, “Aristocats” is released in theatres across the United States.

  • 1972

    December 24, 1972:

    Comedian Bob Hope performs in Vietnam as part of his final Christmas tour for deployed soldiers.

  • 1979

    December 24, 1979:

    Afghanistan is invaded by the Soviet Union.

  • 1997

    December 24, 1997:

    Renowned film director Woody Allen aged 62 marries Soon-Yi Previn, the 27-year old adopted daughter of actress Mia Farrow who had previously been Allen’s girlfriend for 10 years.