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24th of February 0303 EVENT Diocletian, Roman Emperor, publishes his edict that begins the persecution of Christians in his portion of the Empire.
24th of February 1303 EVENT Battle of Roslin, of the First War of Scottish Independence.
24th of February 1387 EVENT King Charles III of Naples and Hungary is assassinated at Buda.
24th of February 1538 EVENT Treaty of Nagyvarad between Ferdinand I and John Zapolya.
24th of February 1582 EVENT Pope Gregory XIII announces the Gregorian calendar.
24th of February 1607 EVENT L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, one of the first works recognized as an opera, receives its premiere performance.
24th of February 1711 EVENT The London premiere of Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel, the first Italian opera written for the London stage.
24th of February 1803 EVENT In Marbury v. Madison, the Supreme Court of the United States establishes the principle of judicial review.
24th of February 1809 EVENT London's Drury Lane Theatre burns to the ground, leaving owner Richard Brinsley Sheridan destitute.
24th of February 1822 EVENT The 1st Swaminarayan temple in the world, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Ahmedabad, is inaugurated.
24th of February 1826 EVENT The signing of the Treaty of Yandaboo marks the end of the First Burmese War.
24th of February 1831 EVENT The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, the first removal treaty in accordance with the Indian Removal Act, is proclaimed. The Choctaws in Mississippi cede land east of the river in exchange for payment and land in the West.
24th of February 1848 EVENT King Louis-Philippe of France abdicates the throne.
24th of February 1863 EVENT Arizona is organized as a United States territory.
24th of February 1868 EVENT Andrew Johnson becomes the first President of the United States to be impeached by the United States House of Representatives. He is later acquitted in the Senate.
24th of February 1875 EVENT The SS Gothenburg hits the Great Barrier Reef and sinks off the Australian east coast, killing approximately 100, including a number of high profile civil servants and dignitaries.
24th of February 1881 EVENT China and Russia sign the Sino-Russian Ili Treaty.
24th of February 1895 EVENT Revolution breaks out in Baire, a town near Santiago de Cuba, beginning the second war for Cuban independence, that ends with the Spanish-American War in 1898.
24th of February 1917 EVENT World War I: The U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom is given the Zimmermann Telegram, in which Germany pledges to ensure the return of New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona to Mexico if Mexico declares war on the United States.
24th of February 1918 EVENT Estonian Declaration of Independence.
24th of February 1920 EVENT The Nazi Party is founded.
24th of February 1944 EVENT Merrill's Marauders: The Marauders begin their 1,000 mile journey through Japanese occupied Burma.
24th of February 1945 EVENT Egyptian Premier Ahmed Maher Pasha is killed in Parliament after reading a decree.
24th of February 1968 EVENT Vietnam War: The Tet Offensive is halted; South Vietnam recaptures Hue.
24th of February 1971 EVENT The All India Forward Bloc holds an emergency central committee meeting after its chairman, Hemantha Kumar Bose, is killed 3 days earlier. P.K. Mookiah Thevar is appointed as the new chairman.
24th of February 1976 EVENT Cuba: national Constitution is proclaimed.
24th of February 1980 EVENT The United States Olympic Hockey team completes their Miracle on Ice by defeating Finland 4-2 to win the gold medal.
24th of February 1981 EVENT An earthquake registering 6.7 on the Richter scale hits Athens, killing 16 people and destroying buildings in several towns west of the city.
24th of February 1983 EVENT A special commission of the U.S. Congress releases a report that condemns the practice of Japanese internment during World War II.
24th of February 1989 EVENT Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers a USD $3 million bounty for the death of The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie.
24th of February 1989 EVENT United Airlines Flight 811, bound for New Zealand from Honolulu, Hawaii, rips open during flight, sucking 9 passengers out of the business-class section.
24th of February 1996 EVENT The last occurrence of February 24 as a leap day in the European Union and for the Roman Catholic Church.
24th of February 1999 EVENT A China Southern Airlines Tupolev TU-154 airliner crashes on approach to Wenzhou airport in eastern the People's Republic of China, killing 61.
24th of February 1999 EVENT The State of Arizona executes Karl LaGrand, a German national convicted of murder during a botched bank robbery, in spite of Germany's legal action to attempt to save him.
24th of February 2006 EVENT Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares Proclamation 1017 placing the country in a state of emergency in attempt to subdue a possible military coup.
24th of February 2007 EVENT Japan launches its fourth spy satellite, stepping up its ability to monitor potential threats such as North Korea.
24th of February 2008 EVENT Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years.
24th of February 2011 EVENT Final Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103).
24th of February 1103 BIRTHDAY Emperor Toba of Japan (d. 1156)
24th of February 1304 BIRTHDAY Ibn Battuta, Arabian explorer (d. c.1368)
24th of February 1463 BIRTHDAY Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian humanist (d. 1494)
24th of February 1500 BIRTHDAY Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1558)
24th of February 1545 BIRTHDAY Don John of Austria, Spanish military leader (d. 1578)
24th of February 1557 BIRTHDAY Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1619)
24th of February 1595 BIRTHDAY Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski, Polish author and Latin Poet (d. 1640)
24th of February 1597 BIRTHDAY Vincent Voiture, French poet (d. 1648)
24th of February 1619 BIRTHDAY Charles Le Brun, French artist (d. 1690)
24th of February 1622 BIRTHDAY Johannes Clauberg, German theologian and philosopher (d. 1665)
24th of February 1684 BIRTHDAY Matthias Braun, Czech sculptor (d. 1738)
24th of February 1693 BIRTHDAY James Quin, English actor (d. 1766)
24th of February 1709 BIRTHDAY Jacques de Vaucanson, French inventor (d. 1782)
24th of February 1723 BIRTHDAY John Burgoyne, British general (d. 1792)
24th of February 1767 BIRTHDAY Buddha Loetla Nabhalai, King of Siam (d. 1824)
24th of February 1774 BIRTHDAY Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850)
24th of February 1786 BIRTHDAY Martin W. Bates. U.S. Senator from Delaware (d. 1869)
24th of February 1786 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1859)
24th of February 1831 BIRTHDAY Leo von Caprivi, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1899)
24th of February 1836 BIRTHDAY Winslow Homer, American artist (d. 1910)
24th of February 1842 BIRTHDAY Arrigo Boito, Italian composer (d. 1918)
24th of February 1846 BIRTHDAY Luigi Denza, Italian composer (d. 1922)
24th of February 1848 BIRTHDAY Andrew Inglis Clark, Tasmanian politician (d. 1907)
24th of February 1852 BIRTHDAY George A. Moore, Irish writer (d. 1933)
24th of February 1866 BIRTHDAY Pyotr Nikolaevich Lebedev, Russian physicist (d. 1912)
24th of February 1866 BIRTHDAY Hubert Van Innis, Belgian archer (d. 1961)
24th of February 1874 BIRTHDAY Honus Wagner, American baseball player (d. 1955)
24th of February 1877 BIRTHDAY Ettie Rout, New Zealand activist (d. 1936)
24th of February 1877 BIRTHDAY Rudolph Ganz, Swiss pianist, conductor and composer (d. 1972)
24th of February 1885 BIRTHDAY Chester Nimitz, U.S. admiral (d. 1966)
24th of February 1885 BIRTHDAY Stanis?aw Ignacy Witkiewicz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1939)
24th of February 1890 BIRTHDAY Marjorie Main, American actress (d. 1975)
24th of February 1898 BIRTHDAY Kurt Tank, German aeronautical engineer and test pilot (d. 1983)
24th of February 1903 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Bartol, Slovene writer (d. 1967)
24th of February 1909 BIRTHDAY August Derleth, American writer (d. 1971)
24th of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Weldon Kees, American poet, musician, painter (d. 1955)
24th of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Zachary Scott, American actor (d. 1965)
24th of February 1914 BIRTHDAY Ralph Erskine, British architect (Byker Wall) (d. 2005)
24th of February 1919 BIRTHDAY Betty Marsden, English comedy actress (d. 1998)
24th of February 1919 BIRTHDAY Arpad Bogsch, Hungarian turned American international civil servant (d. 2004)
24th of February 1920 BIRTHDAY Ernst Reiss, Swiss mountaineer (d. 2010)
24th of February 1921 BIRTHDAY Gaston Reiff, Belgian athlete (d. 1992)
24th of February 1921 BIRTHDAY Abe Vigoda, American actor
24th of February 1921 BIRTHDAY Douglass Watson, American actor (d. 1989)
24th of February 1922 BIRTHDAY Steven Hill, American actor
24th of February 1922 BIRTHDAY Richard Hamilton, English painter
24th of February 1923 BIRTHDAY David Soyer, American cellist (d. 2010)
24th of February 1924 BIRTHDAY Erik Nielsen, Canadian politician (d. 2008)
24th of February 1926 BIRTHDAY Jean Alexander, English actress
24th of February 1926 BIRTHDAY John Gunther Dean, American diplomat
24th of February 1927 BIRTHDAY Emmanuelle Riva, French actress
24th of February 1928 BIRTHDAY Barbara Lawrence, American actress
24th of February 1931 BIRTHDAY Dominic Chianese, American actor
24th of February 1932 BIRTHDAY Michel Legrand, French composer
24th of February 1932 BIRTHDAY John Vernon, Canadian actor (d. 2005)
24th of February 1933 BIRTHDAY Judah Folkman, American cancer researcher (d. 2008)
24th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Renata Scotto, Italian soprano
24th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Linda Cristal, Argentina-born actress
24th of February 1934 BIRTHDAY Bettino Craxi, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 2000)
24th of February 1938 BIRTHDAY James Farentino, American actor
24th of February 1938 BIRTHDAY Kathleen Margaret Richardson, Baroness Richardson of Calow, British Baroness and Methodist reverend
24th of February 1938 BIRTHDAY Phil Knight, American sportswear manufacturer
24th of February 1940 BIRTHDAY Pete Duel, American actor (d. 1971)
24th of February 1940 BIRTHDAY Denis Law, Scottish footballer
24th of February 1941 BIRTHDAY Joanie Sommers, American singer and actress
24th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Colin Bond, Australian racing driver
24th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Joe Lieberman, American politician
24th of February 1942 BIRTHDAY Paul Jones, English singer (Manfred Mann)
24th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Pablo Milanes, Cuban musician
24th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Hristo Prodanov, Bulgarian mountaineer (d. 1984)
24th of February 1943 BIRTHDAY Terry Semel, American business executive
24th of February 1944 BIRTHDAY Nicky Hopkins, British musician (d. 1994)
24th of February 1945 BIRTHDAY Barry Bostwick, American actor
24th of February 1946 BIRTHDAY Grigory Margulis, Russian mathematician
24th of February 1946 BIRTHDAY John Stapleton, English television presenter
24th of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Mike Fratello, American basketball head coach
24th of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Rupert Holmes, English musician
24th of February 1947 BIRTHDAY Edward James Olmos, American actor
24th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY J. Jayalalithaa, Indian politician
24th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Walter Smith, Scottish football manager
24th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Tim Staffell, English singer
24th of February 1948 BIRTHDAY Dennis Waterman, British actor
24th of February 1950 BIRTHDAY George Thorogood, American singer and guitarist
24th of February 1951 BIRTHDAY Tony Holiday, German singer (d. 1990)
24th of February 1951 BIRTHDAY Debra Jo Rupp, American actress
24th of February 1951 BIRTHDAY Helen Shaver, Canadian actress
24th of February 1954 BIRTHDAY Ann Bell, American Teacher, Entrepreneur and Children's Book Author
24th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Steve Jobs, American computer pioneer
24th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Eddie L. Johnson, retired American professional basketball player and sex offender
24th of February 1955 BIRTHDAY Alain Prost, French race car driver
24th of February 1956 BIRTHDAY Peter Pagel, German footballer (d. 2010)
24th of February 1956 BIRTHDAY Eddie Murray, American baseball player
24th of February 1956 BIRTHDAY Paula Zahn, American journalist
24th of February 1956 BIRTHDAY Judith Butler, American philosopher
24th of February 1958 BIRTHDAY Sammy Kershaw, American musician
24th of February 1958 BIRTHDAY Plastic Bertrand, Belgian singer
24th of February 1958 BIRTHDAY Mark Moses, American actor
24th of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Owen Gleiberman, American film critic
24th of February 1959 BIRTHDAY Beth Broderick, American actress
24th of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Outi Maenpaa, Finnish actress
24th of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Teri Weigel, American pornographic actress
24th of February 1962 BIRTHDAY Michelle Shocked, American musician
24th of February 1963 BIRTHDAY Mike Vernon, Canadian ice hockey player
24th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Andy Crane, British children's television presenter
24th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Todd Field, American actor and film director
24th of February 1964 BIRTHDAY Russell Ingall, Australian racing driver
24th of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Lloyd McGrath, former English footballer
24th of February 1965 BIRTHDAY Jane Swift, American politician
24th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Ben Miller, English comedian, director and actor
24th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Rene Arocha, Cuban baseball player
24th of February 1966 BIRTHDAY Billy Zane, American actor
24th of February 1968 BIRTHDAY Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (d. 2005)
24th of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Jeff Garcia, American football player
24th of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Kienast quintuplets, American quintuplets
24th of February 1970 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Ward, American television and movie actor
24th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Pedro de la Rosa, Spanish Formula One driver
24th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Josh Bernstein, American explorer and television host
24th of February 1971 BIRTHDAY Brian Savage, Canadian ice hockey player
24th of February 1972 BIRTHDAY Manon Rheaume, Canadian female ice hockey player
24th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Richard Clapp, Canadian baseball player
24th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Jordan Jovtchev, Bulgarian gymnast
24th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Chris Fehn, American percussionist (Slipknot)
24th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Christina Papadaki, Greek tennis player
24th of February 1973 BIRTHDAY Alexei Kovalev, Russian ice hockey player
24th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Karim Bagheri, Iranian footballer
24th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Mike Lowell, Puerto Rican baseball player
24th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Bonnie Somerville, American actress and singer
24th of February 1974 BIRTHDAY Chad Hugo, American musician (N*E*R*D) and producer (The Neptunes)
24th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Maurizio Giuliano, writer and traveller
24th of February 1975 BIRTHDAY Ashley MacIsaac, Canadian fiddler
24th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Eric Griffin, American rock guitarist
24th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Marco Campos, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1995)
24th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Crista Flanagan, American comedian
24th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Matt Skiba, American musician (Alkaline Trio, Heavens)
24th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Zach Johnson, American golfer
24th of February 1976 BIRTHDAY Bradley McGee, Australian cyclist
24th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Jason Akermanis, Australian footballer
24th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Bronson Arroyo, American baseball player
24th of February 1977 BIRTHDAY Floyd Mayweather Jr, American boxer
24th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY John Nolan, American musician (Straylight Run)
24th of February 1978 BIRTHDAY Shinya, Japanese musician (Dir en grey)
24th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Jesse Billauer, American quadriplegic surfer
24th of February 1979 BIRTHDAY Claire Cooper, British actress
24th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Anton Maiden, Swedish rock music fan (d. 2003)
24th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Shinsuke Nakamura, Japanese professional wrestler
24th of February 1980 BIRTHDAY Roman Sloudnov, Russian swimmer
24th of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Lleyton Hewitt, Australian tennis player
24th of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Mauro Rosales, Argentinian footballer
24th of February 1981 BIRTHDAY Mohammad Sami, Pakistani cricketer
24th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Emanuel Villa, Argentine footballer
24th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Kevin O'Neill, New Zealand rugby player
24th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Klara Zakopalova, Czech tennis player
24th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Nick Blackburn, American baseball player
24th of February 1982 BIRTHDAY Fala Chen, Chinese-American actress and beauty pageant titleholder
24th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Sterling James Keenan, American professional wrestler
24th of February 1984 BIRTHDAY Clivio Piccione, Monegasque racing driver
24th of February 1985 BIRTHDAY Britney Stevens, American pornographic actress
24th of February 1986 BIRTHDAY Wojtek Wolski, Polish/Canadian ice hockey player
24th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Mayuko Iwasa, Japanese entertainer and model
24th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Chieko Kawabe, Japanese singer, model and actress
24th of February 1987 BIRTHDAY Kim Kyu Jong, Korean singer (SS501)
24th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Trace Cyrus, American musician
24th of February 1989 BIRTHDAY Kosta Koufos, American basketball player
24th of February 1991 BIRTHDAY Madison Hubbell, American ice dancer
24th of February 1994 BIRTHDAY Earl Sweatshirt , American rapper part of the collective OFWGKTA
24th of February 0616 DEATH King Ethelbert of Kent
24th of February 1525 DEATH Guillaume Gouffier, seigneur de Bonnivet, French soldier
24th of February 1563 DEATH Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (Born 1519)
24th of February 1588 DEATH Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist
24th of February 1666 DEATH Nicholas Lanier, English composer (Born 1588)
24th of February 1674 DEATH Matthias Weckmann, German composer (Born 1616)
24th of February 1685 DEATH Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Carlisle, English politician and military leader (Born 1629)
24th of February 1704 DEATH Marc-Antoine Charpentier, French composer (Born 1643)
24th of February 1714 DEATH Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (Born 1637)
24th of February 1721 DEATH John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (Born 1648)
24th of February 1732 DEATH Colonel Francis Charteris, known as "The Rape-Master General". (Born 1675)
24th of February 1777 DEATH King Joseph I of Portugal (Born 1714)
24th of February 1779 DEATH Paul Daniel Longolius, German encylopedist (Born 1704)
24th of February 1781 DEATH Edward Capell, English critic (Born 1713)
24th of February 1799 DEATH Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, German physicist (Born 1742)
24th of February 1810 DEATH Henry Cavendish, English scientist (Born 1731)
24th of February 1812 DEATH Etienne-Louis Malus, French physicist and mathematician (Born 1775)
24th of February 1815 DEATH Robert Fulton, American inventor (Born 1765)
24th of February 1824 DEATH Sir Albemarle Bertie, 1st Baronet, Royal Navy admiral (Born 1755)
24th of February 1825 DEATH Thomas Bowdler, English physician and editor (Born 1754)
24th of February 1856 DEATH Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky, Russian mathematician (Born 1792)
24th of February 1876 DEATH Joseph Jenkins Roberts, first President of Liberia (Born 1809)
24th of February 1879 DEATH Shiranui Koemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 11th Yokozuna (Born 1825)
24th of February 1914 DEATH Joshua Chamberlain, Civil War hero for the Union on Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg (Born 1828)
24th of February 1925 DEATH Hjalmar Branting, Prime Minister of Sweden, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1860)
24th of February 1929 DEATH Andre Messager, French composer and conductor (Born 1853)
24th of February 1953 DEATH Gerd von Rundstedt, German field marshal (Born 1875)
24th of February 1970 DEATH Conrad Nagel, American actor (Born 1897)
24th of February 1975 DEATH Nikolai Bulganin, Premier of the Soviet Union (Born 1895)
24th of February 1982 DEATH Virginia Bruce, America actress and singer (Born 1910)
24th of February 1984 DEATH Helmut Schelsky, German sociologist (Born 1912)
24th of February 1986 DEATH Tommy Douglas, Canadian politician (Born 1904)
24th of February 1987 DEATH Jim Connors, American radio personality (Born 1940)
24th of February 1989 DEATH Sparky Adams, American baseball player (Born 1894)
24th of February 1990 DEATH Tony Conigliaro, American baseball player (Born 1945)
24th of February 1990 DEATH Malcolm Forbes, American publisher (Born 1917)
24th of February 1990 DEATH Sandro Pertini, Italian politician (Born 1896)
24th of February 1990 DEATH Johnnie Ray, American singer (Born 1927)
24th of February 1991 DEATH John Daly, South African game show host (Born 1914)
24th of February 1991 DEATH Webb Pierce, American music singer (Born 1921)
24th of February 1991 DEATH George Gobel, American comedian (Born 1919)
24th of February 1993 DEATH Danny Gallivan, Canadian radio and television sportscaster (Born 1917)
24th of February 1993 DEATH Bobby Moore, English footballer (Born 1941)
24th of February 1994 DEATH Jean Sablon, French singer (Born 1906)
24th of February 1994 DEATH Dinah Shore, American actress and singer (Born 1916)
24th of February 1998 DEATH Clara Fraser, American feminist and activist (Born 1923)
24th of February 1998 DEATH Antonio Prohias, Cuban-born cartoonist (Born 1921)
24th of February 1998 DEATH Henny Youngman, English-born comedian (Born 1906)
24th of February 1999 DEATH Andre Dubus, American writer (Born 1936)
24th of February 1999 DEATH Frank Leslie Walcott, Barbadian labour leader (Born 1916)
24th of February 1999 DEATH David Eccles, 1st Viscount Eccles, British politician and peer (Born 1904)
24th of February 2001 DEATH Claude E. Shannon, American information theorist (Born 1916)
24th of February 2001 DEATH Theodore Marier, KCSG, American composer, founder of the Boston Archdiocesan Choir School (Born 1912)
24th of February 2002 DEATH Leo Ornstein, Russian-born composer and pianist (Born 1912)
24th of February 2002 DEATH Arthur Lyman, American jazz vibraphone and marimba player (Born 1932)
24th of February 2003 DEATH John Edward Christopher Hill, English historian (Born 1912)
24th of February 2003 DEATH Bernard Loiseau, French chef (Born 1951)
24th of February 2004 DEATH John Randolph, American actor (Born 1915)
24th of February 2006 DEATH Octavia Butler, American author and MacArthur Foundation Fellow (Born 1947)
24th of February 2006 DEATH John Martin, Canadian broadcaster (Born 1947)
24th of February 2006 DEATH Don Knotts, American actor (Born 1924)
24th of February 2006 DEATH Denis Twitchett, Cambridge scholar, and Chinese historian (Born 1925)
24th of February 2006 DEATH Dennis Weaver, American actor (Born 1924)
24th of February 2007 DEATH Bruce Bennett, American actor (Born 1906)
24th of February 2007 DEATH Leroy Jenkins, American composer and violinist (Born 1932)
24th of February 2007 DEATH Lamar Lundy, American football player (Born 1935)
24th of February 2007 DEATH Damien Nash, American football player (Born 1982)
24th of February 2008 DEATH Larry Norman, American musician, singer, songwriter and producer (Born 1947)
24th of February 2009 DEATH C. R. Johnson, American freestyle skier (Born 1983)
24th of February 2011 DEATH Anant Pai, Indian educationalist and creator of comics (Born 1929)