John the Baptist was an itinerant preacher and a major religious figure in Christianity, Islam, the Bahai Faith and Mandaeism. John is described as having the unique practice of baptism for the forgiveness of sins. Most scholars agree that John baptized Jesus. Late 1st century BC, Herodian, Judea, Feast June 24 Nativity.
June TWENTY-FOURTH the Day of the BLISSFUL WIZARD: Those born on June 24 are often completely taken up with their vocation, art or business concerns. The more highly evolved individuals born on this day devote themselves to creative, positive projects; the less highly evolved contribute their energies to undertakings with a decidedly negative or destructive cast. Both are equally involved, particularly in a technical sense, since June 24 people develop their own particular approach to their activities down to the last detail. Technique for these individuals is not so much an objective study which can be learned by everyone but rather a highly personal set of tools which allows them to express themselves unhindered and master what they do.
GEMINI-CANCER CUSP NOTABLE Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi Cuccittini is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. He is a forward and serves as captain for Argentina. June 24, 1987 (age 27), Rosario, Argentina