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Notable Birthdays for February 24

Those born on this day include:

- Wilhelm Grimm, historian and, with his brother Jacob, compiler of Grimm's Fairy Tales, in 1786
- Painter Winslow Homer in 1836
- Irish author George Moore in 1852
- Baseball Hall of Fame member Honus Wagner in 1874
- Adm. Chester Nimitz, World War II commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, in 1885
- Actors Marjorie Main in 1890, Abe Vigoda in 1921 (age 92), James Farentino in 1938 (age 75), Barry Bostwick in 1945 (age 68), Edward James Olmos in 1947 (age 66) and Helen Shaver in 1951 (age 62)
- Composer Michel Legrand in 1932 (age 81)
- Co-founder of Nike Phil Knight in 1938 (age 75)
- U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman, Ind-Conn., in 1942 (age 71)
- Guitarist George Thorogood in 1950 (age 63)
- Steven Jobs, founder of the Apple computer company, in 1955
- Race car driver Alain Prost, also in 1955 (age 58)
- Baseball Hall of Fame member Eddie Murray and TV personality Paula Zahn, both in 1956 (age 57)
- Actor Billy Zane in 1966 (age 47)
- The Kienast quintuplets of Liberty Corner, N.J., in 1970 (age 43)
- Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., in 1977 (age 36)
- And tennis player Lleyton Hewitt in 1981 (age 32).

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