Famous Birthdays on 26th October

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1427 - Archduke Sigismund of Austria (d. 1496)
1473 - Friedrich of Saxony (d. 1510)
1483 - Hans Buchner, composer
1491 - Zhengde, Emperor of China (d. 1521)
1609 - William Sprague, English co-founder of Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1675)
1645 - Aert de Gelder, Dutch painter (King David)
1673 - Dimitrie Cantemir, Romanians historian/monarch of Moldova (1710-11)
1684 - Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, Prussian field marshal (d. 1757)
1685 - Domenico Scarlatti, Naples Italy, composer/harpsichordist
1694 - Johan Helmich Roman, Finnish/Swedish composer/conductor/violinist
1719 - Joaquin de Oxinaga, composer
1740 - Ernest Louis Muller, composer
1757 - Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Austrian philosopher (d. 1823)
1758 - Louis-Charles-Joseph Rey, composer
1759 - Georges Danton, France, revolutionary leader/min of Justice
1768 - Eustachy Erazm Sanguszko, Polish general and politician (d. 1844)
1789 - Joseph Mayseder, composer
1791 - Charles Sprague, Boston, banker/poet (Curiosity)
1794 - Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (d. 1881)
1795 - Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer
1800 - Helmuth K B von Moltke, Prussian general-fieldmarshal
1802 - King Miguel of Portugal (d. 1866)
1804 - Lorenzo Thomas, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1875
1813 - Henry Thomas Smart, composer
1818 - Stefano Golinelli, composer
1823 - Karl Weinhold, German sociologist
1824 - Arthur Middleton Manigault, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1830 - Polibo Fumagalli, composer
1830 - Stephen Elliott Jr, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1866
1837 - James Lawlor Kiernan, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1843 - Vasili V Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War & Peace)
1845 - Hendrick Waelput, Flemish composer/conductor (Forest, Stella)
1849 - Ferdinand Georg Frobenius, German mathematician (d. 1917)
1854 - August T C Kiehl, Dutch actor (Pearl of Zaandam)
1854 - C. W. Post, American entrepreneur (d. 1914)
1855 - Charles Post, who had a way with breakfast cereals (Post Cereals)
1859 - Arthur Friedheim, composer
1861 - Richard D Sears, Boston, tennis champ, US Open (1881)
1864 - Joseph Moorat, composer
1865 - Benjamin Guggenheim, American businessman (d. 1912)
1869 - Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, President of Brazil (d. 1957)
1871 - Hermann Lohr, composer
1871 - Guillermo Kahlo, father of Frida Kahlo (d. 1941)
1873 - Thorvald Stauning, Denmark, PM (1924-26, 1929-42)
1874 - Martin Lowry, British chemist (d. 1936)
1875 - H[arry] B[yron] Warner, London England, actor (King of Kings)
1880 - Andrei Bely, Russian writer (d. 1934)
1881 - Margaret Wycherly, London England, actress (Keeper of the Flame)
1883 - Napoleon Hill, American Writer and Philosopher (Think and Grow Rich)(d. 1970)
1883 - Paul Pilgrim, American athlete (d. 1958)
1886 - Gustav Hermann Unger, composer
1886 - Mark Aldanov, [Landau], Russian/French chemist (Myslitel) [OS]
1888 - E Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Segrande Eros)
1888 - Nestor Ivanovich Makhno, Ukrainian anarchist Insurrectionary leader (d. 1934)
1894 - John S Knight, WV, publisher (Knight-Rider)
1898 - Beryl Rubinstein, composer
1900 - Ibrahim Abbud, general/premier Sudan (1958-64)
1900 - Karin Boye, writer
1902 - Hugh Chilvers, cricketer (great leggie of 30's for NSW but not Aust)
1902 - Joseph Paul Sharkey Zukauskas, boxer
1905 - George Flahiff, Canadian Cardinal (d. 1989)
1907 - Giovanni Salviucci, composer
1907 - Johannes A Apon, Dutch actor (Kaukasische Krijtkring)
1910 - John "Cardinal" Krol, former archbishop (Philadelphia)
Gospel Singer Mahalia JacksonGospel Singer Mahalia Jackson (1911) 1911 - Mahalia Jackson, New Orleans, gospel singer (Whole World in his Hands)
1911 - Sid Gillman, Minneapolis, Minnesota, NFL hall of fame coach/player (LA, San Diego, Houston)
1911 - Sorley MacLean Somhairle MacChaluim, poet
1912 - Don[ald] Siegel, Chicago IL, director (Escape from Alcatraz, Shootist)
1913 - Stuart J[ames] Byrne, US, sci-fi author (Star Man, God Man)
1914 - Jackie Coogan, Los Angeles California, actor (Uncle Fester-Addams Family), (d. 1984)
1915 - Golfredo Corradetti, conductor
1915 - Joe Fry, British racing driver (d. 1950)
1916 - Francois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95)
Actor Jackie CooganActor Jackie Coogan (1914) 1917 - Felix the Cat, cartoon character
1917 - Mario Biaggi, (Rep-D-NY, 1969-90)
1919 - Edward W Brooke, 1st black senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass)
1919 - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Aryamehr, Shah of Iran (1941-79)
1920 - T C Jones, PA, female impersonator
1921 - George Houston, land economist
1921 - George Forrest, Northern Irish MP (d. 1968)
1924 - Tom F Lewis, (Rep-R-Florida, 1983- )
1925 - Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor/novelist (Brief American)
1926 - Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut
1928 - Francisco Solano López, Argentine comics artists
1929 - Georgette Amowitz, choreographer/educator
Last Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza PahlaviLast Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919) 1929 - Hans Peter Haller, composer
1929 - Neal Matthews, Jr., American singer (The Jordanaires) (d. 2000)
1930 - John Arden, England, novelist/playwright (Left Handed Liberty), (d. 2012)
1931 - Hank Garrett, Monticello NY, actor (Car 54 Where Are You)
1932 - Anthony C Beilenson, (Rep-D-California, 1977- )
1932 - Chinadorai Deshmutu, India, field hockey player (1952)
1933 - Suzy Parker, San Antonio Tx, model/actress (Chamber of Horrors)
1934 - Ulrich Plentzdorf, writer
1934 - Hans-Joachim Rödelius, German composer and musician (Cluster, Harmonia)
1936 - Bruce Belland, Chicago, singer (Tim Conway Hour)
1936 - Shelley Morrison, American actress
1937 - Dave Gavitt, formed Basketball's Big East Conference (1979)
1938 - Bernadette Lafont, Nimes France, actress (Perils of Gwendoline), (d. 2013)
1938 - Charles W Stenholm, (Rep-D-Texas, 1979- )
1938 - Ralph Bakshi, animator (Lord of Rings, Fritz the Cat, Mighty Mouse)
1939 - Vladimir Mikhailovich Beloborodov, cosmonaut
1940 - Mario Orosco, 1st victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)
1941 - Harald Nielsen, Denmark, soccer player (Olympic-silver-1960)
1942 - Dietmar Polaczek, composer
1942 - John P "Jannie" Roux, South African sect to pres (Botha/De Klerk)
1942 - Bob Hoskins, British actor
1944 - Mike Piano, rocker (Sandpipers)
1944 - Ries [M] Smits, economist/Dutch MP (CDA)
1945 - Pat Conroy, American writer (Great Santini, Prince of Tides)
1945 - Jaclyn Smith, Houston, Texas, American actress (Charlie's Angels, The Bourne Identity)
1945 - Demetris Th. Gotsis, Greek poet and author
1946 - Ivan Reitman, director/producer (Private Parts, Ghostbusters, Dave)
1946 - Keith Hopwood, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits)
1946 - Maureen Anderman, actress (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale)
1946 - Pat Sajak, Chicago, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak Show)
1946 - Holly Woodlawn, Puerto Rican actress
1947 - Trevor Joyce, Irish poet
1947 - Ian Ashley, British racing driver
US First Lady and Politician Hillary ClintonUS First Lady and Politician Hillary Clinton (1947) 1947 - Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chicago, Illinois, First Lady (1993-2001), Senator (New York, 2001-2009), Secretary of State (2009-2013)
1948 - Marshall Colt, New Orleans La, actor (Eric-Lottery)
1949 - Kevin Sullivan, wrestler (WCW/ECW/SMW/NWA/Georgia/CWFI)
1950 - Chuck Foreman, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)
1950 - T E Srinivasan, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1981)
1951 - Bootsy Collins, Cin, rocker (Parliaments-We Got the Funk)
1951 - Maggie Roche, rocker (Roches)
1951 - William "Bootsy" Collins, US bassist (Psychotic bump school)
1952 - Andrew Motion, English poet and Poet Laureate
1953 - Jennifer Roberson, US, sci-fi author (Shapechangers, Sword-Maker)
1953 - Julian Keith Strickland, Athens Ga, drummer (B-52's-Rock Lobster)
1953 - Lauren Tewes, Trafford Pa, actress (Julie McCoy-Love Boat)
1953 - Rosa Monckton, notable charity fundraiser
1954 - D W Moffett, Highland Park IL, actor (Fine Things, Lisa, Chicago Sons)
1954 - Vassilis Hatzipanagis, Greek footballer
1955 - Stephen K Robinson, Sacramento California, PhD/astronaut (STS 85, sk:95)
1956 - Stephen Gumley, Australian businessman
1956 - Rita Wilson, American actress
1957 - Bob Golic, American football player
1959 - Evo Morales, President of Bolivia
1959 - François Chau, Cambodian actor
1959 - Brian Bovell, British actor
1960 - Brian Hansen, NFL punter (NY Jets)
1960 - June Brigman, American comic book artist
1961 - Mark Bucek, Winter Pak FL, Nike golfer (1994 Gary Player Tour)
1961 - Dylan McDermott, Waterbury, Connecticut, American actor (The Practice, American Horror Story)
1962 - Carey Elwes, London England, actor (Glory, Princess Bride)
1962 - Roger Kingdom, Vienna Ga, 110m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1984, 88)
1963 - Kerri Lynne Rosenberg, Burlington Ia, Miss Iowa-America (1991-top 10)
1963 - Natalie Merchant, US singer/songwriter (10,000 Maniacs)
1963 - Tony Casillas, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets, Dallas Cowboys)
1963 - Ted Demme, American film and television director (d. 2002)
1963 - Tom Cavanagh, Ottawa, Ontario, Canadian actor/producer (Ed, Scrubs)
1964 - Lawson Duncan, Asheville NC, tennis star
1964 - Vencie Glenn, NFL safety (NY Giants)
1965 - Gil Heredia, Nogales AZ, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1965 - Ken Rutherford, cricketer (NZ Test batsman & latterly capt)
1965 - Kim Cooper, Australian softball 3rd baseman/shortstop (Olym-bronze-96)
1965 - Mark McLoughlin, CFL kicker (Calgary Stampeders)
1965 - Wayne Martin, NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints)
1965 - Aaron Kwok Fu-Shing, Hong Kong singer
1965 - Kelly Rowan, Canadian actress and producer.
1966 - Alex Pastoor, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam)
1966 - David Miley, Milwaukee WI, Nike golfer (1992 Cleveland Open)
1966 - Olga Bicherova, gymnastics (won title at 15 yrs 33 days)
1966 - Jeanne Zelasko, American sportcaster
1966 - Steve Valentine, British actor
1966 - Masaharu Iwata, Japanese composer
1967 - Bobby Houston, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
1967 - Shelly Stokes, Sacramento California, softball catcher (Olympics-gold-96)
1967 - Keith Urban, New Zealand singer
1968 - Chris Oldham, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Nico John Hoogma, soccer player (FC Twente)
1969 - Mark Sweeney, Framington Mass, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1969 - Mike Pritchard, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks)
1970 - Bert Emanuel, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
1970 - Jessie Armstead, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1970 - Randall Evans, Franklin Virginia, 100m/200m runner
1970 - Tom Vano, Plainfield NJ, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
1970 - Dian Bachar, American actor
1970 - Raveena Tandon, Indian actress
1971 - Cinnamon Woods, Anderson Ind, diver (Olympics-96)
1971 - Ronnie Irani, cricketer (Essex all-rounder, England 1996)
1971 - Anthony Rapp, American singer and actor
1973 - Brian Smith, Cedar Rapids Iowa, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
1973 - Robert Petrovicky, Kosice CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Dallas)
1973 - Taka Michinoku, Japanese professional wrestle
Actor Seth MacFarlaneActor Seth MacFarlane (1973) 1973 - Seth MacFarlane, American animator
1974 - LISA, Japanese musician
1975 - Katja Riipi, ice hockey left wing (Finland, Oly-98)
1975 - Tammy Cleland, Sanford FL, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)
1976 - Miikka Kiprusoff, Finnish hockey player
1977 - Jon Heder, American actor
1978 - CM Punk, American professional wrestler
1978 - Eva Kaili, Greek TV presenter and politician
1978 - Jimmy Aggrey, English footballer
1978 - Mark Barry, English musician (BBMak)
1979 - Movsar Barayev, Chechen militant (d. 2002)
1980 - Cristian Chivu, Romanian footballer
1981 - Guy Sebastian, Australian singer
1981 - Sam Brown, American comedian
1982 - Adam Carroll, British racing driver

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