Baseball Player Cal Ripken Jr. Turns 52! Read His Bio

August 24
On This Day: August 24

Cal Ripken Jr.

Born: August 24, 1960
Age: 52 years old
Birthplace: Havre de Grace, MD, United States
Occupation: Baseball Player

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Born: August 24, 1973
Age: 39 years old
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Occupation: Actor, Comedian
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Oscar Hijuelos
Born: August 24, 1951
Age: 61 years old
Birthplace: New York, NY, United States
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Born: August 24, 1988
Age: 24 years old
Birthplace: Harlow, Essex, England
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor
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Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Died: August 24, 2004
Age: 78 years old
Place: Scottsdale, AZ, United States
Occupation: Psychiatrist, Journalist
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E.G. Marshall
Died: August 24, 1998
Age: 84 years old
Place: Bedford, NY, United States
Occupation: Actor
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Died: August 24, 1943
Age: 34 years old
Place: Ashford, Kent, England
Occupation: Educator, Philosopher
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