Famous Birthdays on 26th June

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 235

1575 - Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1612)
1582 - Johannes Schultz, composer
1655 - Jean Deutz, merchant/Amsterdam regent
1681 - Hedwig Sophia, duchess of Holstein-Gottorp, Swedish writer (d. 1708)
1689 - Edward Holyoke, American academic (d. 1769)
1694 - Georg Brandt, Swedish chemist and mineralogist (d. 1768)
1702 - Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman
1703 - Thomas Clap, American academic (d. 1767)
1730 - Charles Joseph Messier, astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects")
1742 - Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)
1747 - Leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer
1749 - Louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer
1760 - Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal
1763 - George Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes
1819 - Abner Doubleday, Mjr Gen (Union)/inventor (baseball) [or 1/26]
1821 - Bartolomé Mitre, Argentine general
1823 - Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer
1824 - Kelvin, [William Thomson], British physicist (Kelvin Scale)
1824 - Moritz Furstenau, composer
1831 - Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Kriegs-Songs of War & Peace)
1837 - Martin Davis Hardin II, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1923
1837 - Victor Jean Baptiste Girardey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1854 - Robert Borden, Grand-Pre Nova Scotia, (C) 8th Canadian PM (1911-20)
1865 - Bernard Berenson, art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance)
1865 - Charles E Bonin, French explorer/diplomat (China)
1865 - George C Pearce, actor (Country Kid, British Agent, Valiant)
1866 - Josef Swickard, Coblenz Germany, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities)
1869 - Martin Andersen Nexø, Danish writer (d. 1954)
1874 - Albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14)
1874 - Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer
1875 - Camille Zeckwer, composer
1876 - Nico[laas P] de Jong, Dutch radio play actor (Laughter & Tears)
1878 - Albert Siklos, composer
1878 - Ernest Torrence, Edinburgh Scotland, actor (Hunchback of Notre Dame)
1880 - Natalia, Princess Brassova (d. 1952)
1885 - Andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac)
1885 - Anna M F van Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 9/26]
1885 - Billy Jenkins, [Erich Rosenthal], Magdeburg
1886 - Margaretha C E "Greta" Beekman, actress (Wrong Poes)
1887 - Anthony G de Rothschild, Britain, philanthropist
1891 - Heinrich Lemacher, composer
1891 - Sidney Coe Howard, US, dramatist (Swords, Pulitzer 1925)
1891 - Vladislav Vancura, Czech physician/(stage)author/resistance fighter
1892 - Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, China, author (Good Earth-Nobel 1938)
1893 - "Big Bill" Broonzy, Miss, blues singer/guitarist (Blues by Broonzy)
1894 - Bill Wirges, Buffalo NY, orchestra leader (Growing Paynes)
1894 - Jeanne Eagels, actress (Rain, Under False Colors)
1895 - Jankel Adler, Polish painter
1895 - George Hainsworth, Toronto Ontario, Canadian ice hockey player
1897 - Viola Dana, Brooklyn, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover)
1898 - Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer
1898 - Chesty Puller, the most decorated Marine in history (d. 1971)
1899 - Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1918)
1900 - Joseph E A "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter
1901 - Stuart Symington, (Sen-D-Mo)
1901 - William Busch, composer
1902 - Antonia Brico, Rotterdam Holland, conductor/pianist (Antonia)
1902 - William Lear, engineer/manufacturer/CEO (Lear Jet Corp)
1902 - Hugues Cuénod, Swiss Tenor
1903 - Ashley Clarke, president (Venice in Peril Fund)
1903 - Floyd "Babe" Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers' slugger (.324 lifetime average)
1904 - Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US, actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)
1904 - Frank Scott Hogg, Canadian astronomer (d. 1951)
1905 - Jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire)
1905 - Jan Louis Guillaume "Yvan" Doornik, Neth resistance fighter in France
1906 - Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia)
1906 - Viktor Schreckengost, American industrial designer (d. 2008)
1907 - Debs Garms, American baseball player (d. 1984)
1909 - "Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley)
1909 - Betty Askwith, author
1909 - Nicholas Polunin, environmentalist
1910 - Charles Spry, Australian security chief
1911 - Edward Levi, professor (Intro to Legal Reasoning)
1911 - Babe Didrikson Zaharias [Mildred Ella], Port Arthur, Texas, American athlete (U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame)
1913 - Maurice Wilkes, inventor (stored program concept for computers)
1913 - Aimé Césaire, French Martinican poet and politician (d. 2008)
1914 - John J "John" Beautiful Garden, sculptor
1914 - Laurie Lee, English poet/author (I Can't Stay Long)
1914 - Richard Maltby, orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)
1914 - Wolfgang Windgassen, Annemasse France, tenor (Stuttgart Opera)
1915 - Paul Castellano, American mafia boss (d. 1985)
1915 - Charlotte Zolotow, American author
1916 - Paul Derrick, co-operator/Christian socialist
1917 - William Hamilton, British MP
1919 - Lord Rawlinson, British attorney general (Ewell)
1920 - Michael Eastham, high court judge
1921 - Abe Jan Koldijk, SS-physician (Limburg's family doctor)
1921 - Violette Szabo, French WWII secret agent (d. 1945)
1922 - Alan Peacock, economist
1922 - Campbell Adamson, CEO (Abbey National Pictures)
1922 - Eleanor Parker, Ohio, actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker), (d. 2013)
1922 - Frances Rafferty, Sioux City Iowa, actress (December Bride)
1923 - David Haslam, British rear admiral (hydrographer)
1923 - Barbara Graham, American murderer (d. 1955)
1924 - Peter Miles, British keeper of privy purse
1924 - Syd Lawrence, bandleader (Syd Lawrence Orch)
1924 - Costas Axelos, Greek philosopher
1925 - Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II)
1927 - Leslie Carpenter, CEO (Reed International)
1928 - Jacob Druckman, Philadelphia, composer (Animus I Auerole)
1928 - Yoshiro Nakamatsu, Japanese inventor
1929 - Alexander Fenton, CEO (Euro Ethnological Research Center in Edinburgh)
1929 - Francesco Cossiga, president of Italy (1985- )
1929 - Ian Prestt, English ornithologist
1929 - Milton Glaser, American Designer
1930 - Willem G Statius Muller, Neth Antilles, conductor/pianist/composer
1931 - Alan Bailey, British sect (dept of transport)
1931 - Colin Wilson, author (Afterlife, Book of Great Mysteries), (d. 2013)
1931 - Lucien Goethals, composer
1932 - Henry Bromfield, cricketer (S Afr off-spinner in 9 Tests 1961-65)
1933 - Claudio Abbado, Milan Italy, composer/conductor (London Symph-1982)
1933 - David Winnick, British MP
1934 - John V Tunney, heavyweight boxing champion/(Rep/Sen-D-California)
1934 - Josef Sommer, Germany, actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March)
1934 - Luis Felipe Pires, composer
1934 - Jeremy Wolfenden, British journalist (d. 1965)
1935 - Douglas Peterson, (Rep-D-Florida)
1936 - Robert Maclennan, British MP
1937 - Peter Pike, MP
1937 - Sombat Metanee, Thai film actor
1937 - Robert Coleman Richardson, American physicist, Nobel laureate
1938 - Neil Abercrombie, (Rep-D-Hawaii, 1986-88)
1938 - Gerald North, American climatologist
1939 - Ansar Ilgamovich Sharafutdinov, Russian cosmonaut
1939 - Charles "Chuck" Robb, (Sen-D-Va)/husband of Lynda Bird Johnson
1939 - Smangaliso P Mkhatshwa, South Africa, sec-gen (Bishops' Conference 1983-88)
1940 - Billy Davis Jr, St Louis Mo, singer (5th Dimension-One Less Bell)
1940 - Robert Kramer, actor (A.K.)
1941 - Yves Beauchemin, Canadian novelist
1942 - Larry "The Mole" Taylor, Brooklyn, rocker (Canned Heat-On the Road Again)
1942 - Gilberto Gil, Brazilian singer and Minister of Culture
1943 - Georgie Fame, rock vocalist (Get Away, Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde)
1943 - Jean Knight, US singer (Mr Big Stuff)
1943 - John Allen Strang, composer
1943 - John Beasley, American actor
1944 - Ruth Kempson, linguist (SOAS)
1945 - Barry Schrader, composer
1945 - David Heyn, cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman 1975 World Cup)
1945 - Malachi York, Nuwaubian leader
1946 - Clive Francis, London England, actor (Masada)
1948 - Allen Michael Doyle, Woonsocket RI, PGA golfer (1991 Memorial-64th)
1951 - Breyson Cooper, jockey
1951 - Gary Gilmour, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder 1973-77)
1951 - Pamela Bellwood, [King], NYC, actress (Ellen-W.E.B., Claudia-Dynasty)
1951 - Rindy Ross, Portland Oregon, rock vocalist/saxophonist (Quarterflash)
1952 - Gordon McQueen, soccer player
1953 - James Anderson, writer
1953 - Ralph Ezell, Union Miss, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)
1954 - Robert Davi, Astoria NY, opera singer/actor (Gangster Chronicles)
1955 - Mary Margaret Brownie, RI, fictional ID of Prymaat (Coneheads)
1955 - Mick Jones, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)
1956 - Azhar Cachalia, Scottish/S Afr leader (United Democratic Front)
1956 - Bernard A Harris Jr, Temple Texas, MD/Astronaut (STS 55, 63)
Singer Chris IsaakSinger Chris Isaak (1956) 1956 - Chris Isaak, Stockton Ca, rock singer/songwriter (Wicked Game)
1956 - Robert Davi, actor (License to Kill, Raw Deal, Wild Thing)
1957 - Patty Smyth, NYC, rock vocalist (Scandal-Warrior)
1957 - Philippe Couillard, Quebec neurosurgeon and politician
1958 - Glen Stewart Godwin, Miami Fla, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)
1959 - Mark McKinney, Canadian actor
1960 - Barbara Edwards, Albuqueque NM, playmate of year (Sept, 1983)/actress
1960 - Jumpy Geathers, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1960 - Zachary Breaux, American jazz guitarist
1961 - Greg LeMond, US bicyclist (Tour de France winner-1986, 1989, 1990)
1962 - George P N earl of St Andrews, under English prince Edward
1962 - Jerome Kersey, NBA forward (Golden State Warriors, Sea Supersonics)
1963 - Harriet Wheeler, English pop singer/composer (The Sundays)
1963 - Wendy Lucero-Schayes, Denver Co, US diver (Olympic-92)
1963 - Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky, Russian businessman
1963 - Richard Garfield, American game designer
1964 - Alison Wyeth, Isle West Middlesex England, 1.5k/5k runner
1964 - Pamela Wright, Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr Toledo-3rd)
1964 - Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, became tallest woman known (2.46 m, 8'1")
1966 - Bryan Webb, horse trainer
1966 - Kirk McLean, Toronto, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks)
1966 - Paul Mokha, Erie Pa, rower (Olympics-1996)
1967 - Travis Fine, Atlanta GA, actor (Ike McSwain-Young Riders)
1968 - Shannon Sharpe, NFL tight end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1968 - Paolo Maldini, Italian footballer
1969 - Barry Kloeth, WLAF wide receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
1969 - Harry Boatswain, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
1969 - Michael Myers, Cook County IL, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1969 - Troy Auzenne, NFL tackle (Chic Bears)
1969 - Ingrid Lempereur, Belgian swimmer
Actor Chris O'DonnellActor Chris O'Donnell (1970) 1970 - Chris O'Donnell, actor (School Ties, Robin-Batman Forever)
1970 - Nicole Richardson, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
1970 - Paul Thomas Anderson, American filmmaker
1970 - Irv Gotti, American record producer
1970 - Matt Letscher, American actor
1970 - Nick Offerman, American actor
1971 - Carlton Gray, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts)
1971 - Eddie Parenti, Montreal Quebec, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympics-96)
1971 - Max Biaggi, Italian motorcycle racer
1972 - Jai Taurima, Australian long jumper (Olympics-96)
1972 - Jerris McPhail, running back (Miami Dolphins)
1972 - Garou, Canadian singer
1973 - Aaron Jackson, Pitts Pa, actor (Mark Winkle-California Dreams)
1973 - Mischa Smoking, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
1973 - Reggie Brown, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
1973 - Gretchen Wilson, American singer
1973 - Paweł Małaszyński, Polish actor

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