Charles V "Name me an Emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball."

Charles V
(02/24/1500 – 09/21/1558)
Roman emperor
Samuel Lover "Come live in my heart and pay no rent."

Samuel Lover
(02/24/1797 – 07/06/1868)
Irish writer
Georg Christoff Lichtenberg "One of the greatest creations of the human mind is the art of reviewing books without having read them."

Georg C. Lichtenberg
(07/01/1742 – 02/24/1799)
German writer
George William Curtis "He is so old that his blood type was discontinued."

George William Curtis
(02/24/1824 – 08/31/1892)
US writer
María Rosalía Rita de Castro "After God, long live wine."

Rosalia de Castro
(02/24/1837 – 07/15/1885)
Spanish writer
George Augustus Moore "The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand."

George Augustus Moore
(02/24/1852 – 01/21/1933)
Irish writer
Johannes Peter Wagner "Things were changing fast by that time, women were beginning to come to the ball parks. We had to stop cussing."

Honus Wagner
(02/24/1874 – 12/06/1955)
US baseball player
"Clothes make the poor invisible. America has the best-dressed poverty the world has ever known."

Michael Harrington
(02/24/1928 – 07/31/1989)
US writer
Denis Law "Who ever wins today will win the championship no matter who wins."

Denis Law
(02/24/1940 – )
Scottish football player
Rupert Holmes "Every songwriter lives to have at least one song that a cab driver who asks 'You write anything I know?' will recognize. If I were still touring with that song, my teeth might clench at its mention—but I've done a lot since then."

Rupert Holmes
(02/24/1947 – )
English songwriter , on 'The Pina Colada Song' (he also wrote "Timothy")
George, thoroughly bad "There are two kinds of music: the blues, and that bullsh*t they play on MTV."

George Thorogood
(02/24/1950 – )
US singer, guitarist
Steven Jobs "My girlfriend always laughs during sex—no matter what she's reading."

Steve Jobs
(02/24/1955 – 10/05/2011)
US entrepreneur
Karen Michelle Johnston "The secret of a long life is knowing when it's time to go."

Michelle Shocked
(02/24/1962 – )
US singer, songwriter
"Perhaps it is the expediency in the political eye that blinds it."

Virgilia Peterson
(05/16/1904 – 02/24/1966)
US writer
Mitch Hedberg "The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I'll never be as good as a wall."

Mitch Hedberg
(02/24/1968 – 03/30/2005)
US comic
"On Monday mornings I am dedicated to the proposition that all men are created jerks."

H. Allen Smith
(12/19/1907 – 02/24/1976)
US writer
"By the time we've made it, we've had it."

Malcolm Forbes
(08/19/1919 – 02/24/1990)
US gazillionaire (son of B. C. Forbes)
John Alvin Ray "Americans are the most over-entertained people on the face of the earth."

Johnnie Ray
(01/10/1927 – 02/24/1990)
US singer
George Gobel "If it weren't for electricity we'd all be watching television by candlelight."

George Gobel
(05/20/1919 – 02/24/1991)
US comedian
Francis Rose Shore "Bing Crosby sings like all people think they sing in the shower."

Dinah Shore
(02/29/1916 – 02/24/1994)
US singer (died near her birthday)
Henry Yungman "When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading."

Henny Youngman
(03/16/1906 – 02/24/1998)
US comedian
Emanuel Hirsch Cohen "How could you not become radicalized during the Depression? You'd have to be an idiot not to be radical with 17 million unemployed."

John Randolph
(06/01/1915 – 02/24/2004)
US actor (blacklisted in the 50s)
Harold Ramis "The cutting room is where you discover the optimal length of the movie."

Harold Ramis
(11/21/1944 – 02/24/2014)
US writer, actor, producer
"Maybe some day they'll find me behind the computer, just bones and cobwebs."

Clive Cussler
(07/15/1931 – 02/24/2020)
US writer