Famous Birthdays on 26th September

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1181 - Saint Francis of Assisi, Italian founder of the Franciscan Order (d. 1226)
1329 - Anna of Bavaria, Queen of the Romans (d. 1353)
1406 - Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (d. 1430)
1688 - Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist
1711 - Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple, English politician (d. 1779)
1729 - Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher/critic/Bible translator
1750 - Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood, British admiral (d. 1810)
1758 - Cosme Argerich, Argentine physician, founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires.
1759 - Hans D L earl Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian fieldmarshal/gov-gen
1767 - Wenzel Muller, composer
1774 - John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed], frontier nurseryman
1791 - Théodore Géricault, French painter (d. 1824)
1820 - Isvar Chandra Vidyasagar, father of Bengali prose (Exile of Sita)
1821 - Alvin Peterson Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1823 - Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist (Denj, Moskvitsh)
1832 - Pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, composer
1840 - Louis-Olivier Taillon, French Canadian politician (d. 1923)
1841 - Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, composer
1865 - Mary Russell, Duchess of Bedford, English pilot and ornithologist (d. 1937)
1867 - Maggie L Walker, black business & civic leader
1868 - Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer
1869 - Komitas, Armenian composer (d. 1935)
1870 - Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47)
1871 - Winsor McCay, American cartoonist (d. 1934)
1872 - Ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz, Austrian Foreign min (1916-18)
1873 - Amilcare Zanella, composer
1873 - Aleksey Shchusev, Russian architect (d. 1949)
1875 - Edmund Gwenn, Wales, actor (Miracle on 34th Street)
1876 - C B "Buck" Llewellyn, cricketer (S Afr lefty all-rounder 1896-1912)
1876 - Edith Abbott, dean (U of Chic Social Sciences)
1877 - Alfred Cortot, French pianist
1877 - Ugo Cerletti, Italian neurologist (d. 1963)
1879 - Petko J Todorov, Bulgaria, writer (Fairy, Samodiva Fee)
1881 - Hiram Wesley Evans, American member of the Ku Klux Klan (d. 1966)
1884 - J. P. Bickell, Canadian businessman and sports team owner (d. 1951)
1885 - Anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]
1887 - Antonio Moreno, Madrid Spain, actor/director (It, Careers)
1887 - Edwin Keppel Bennett, English writer (d. 1958)
1887 - Sir Barnes Wallis, English scientist, engineer and inventor (d. 1979)
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. EliotPoet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot (1888) 1888 - T. S. Eliot, St Louis Missouri, poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948), (d. 1965)
1888 - J. Frank Dobie, American folklorist and newspaper columnist (d. 1964)
1889 - Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being & Time)
1891 - Alfred Plane, US sharp shooter (Olympic-gold-1912, 20)
1893 - Milos Crnjanski, Serbian poet (Seobe)
1894 - Gladys Brockwell, Brooklyn NY, actress (Long Pants, Oliver Twist)
1895 - Fay Holden, Birmingham England, actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films)
1897 - Pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78)
1897 - Victor O Stomps, writer
1897 - Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress/act teacher (Goethe/Brecht)
1897 - Arthur Rhys Davids, English pilot (d. 1917)
1898 - George Gershwin, [Jacob Gershvin], Bkln, composer (Rhapsody in Blue)
1901 - Donald Cook, Portland Ore, actor (Too Young To Go Steady)
1901 - George Raft, NYC, American actor (Each Dawn I Die, Scarface, Some Like It Hot)
1902 - Umberto "Albert" Anastasia, US gangster (Murder Inc)
1903 - Gerhard Nebel, writer
1905 - Emilio Navarro, Puerto Rican baseball player
1907 - Anthony F Blunt, British historian/spy for USSR
1907 - Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, European Boxing Champ (Oly-silver-1928)
1907 - Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)
1908 - Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker
1909 - Helen Giuliani, mother of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994-2002)
1909 - Bill France, Sr., American car racing executive (d. 1992)
1911 - Jan F Hampe, pathologist-anatomy (Fabric & Stoflongen)
1913 - Ernst Schnabel, German sailor/dramatist (Anne Frank)
1914 - Jack LaLanne, exercise mogul (Juice Tiger)
1917 - Réal Caouette, French Canadian politician (d. 1976)
1918 - Humphrey van Loo, Dutch news director (ANP/Reuter)
1919 - Barbara Britton, Long Beach, California, actress (Young & Willing)
1919 - Matilde Camus, Spanish poet and researcher
1922 - Nicholas Romanov, French-born pretender to the Russian throne
1923 - Dev Anand, Indian actor and film producer
1925 - Bobby Shantz, baseball player (1952 AL MVP)
1925 - Marty Robbins, Glendale Az, singer (Devil Woman, I Walk Alone)
1925 - Norm Dussault, American ice hockey player
1926 - Buland Al Haidary, poet
1926 - Giuseppi Chiari, composer
1926 - Imre Vincze, composer
1926 - Julie London, Santa Rosa California, actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency)
1926 - Manfred Mayrhofer, Austrian Indo-European Philologist
1927 - Patrick O'Neal, Ocala Fla, actor (Kaz, Alvarez Kelly, King Rat)
1927 - Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (d. 1990)
1927 - Robert Cade, American physician and beverage inventor (d. 2007)
1928 - Bob Van der Veken, Belgian actor
1929 - Meredith C Gourdine, Newark NJ, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1952)
1930 - Fritz Wunderlich, Kusel Germany, tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58)
1930 - Philip Bosco, Jersey City, actor (Trading Places)
1931 - Donald J Pease, (Rep-D-OH, 1977- )
1931 - George Chambers, MS, rock bassist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
1931 - Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (father of Sanjay, reliable Indian batsman)
1932 - Clifton C Williams Jr, Mobile Alabama, Major USMC/astronaut
1932 - Giuacomo Manzoni, composer
1932 - Joyce Jameson, Chicago Ill, comedienne (Spike Jones Show)
1932 - Richard Herd, American actor
1933 - Clari Baruch, [Clara C de Lieme], actress (Man With White Flower)
1933 - Donna Douglas, [Dot Smith], Pride La, actress (Beverly Hillbillies)
1934 - Dick Heckstall-Smith, rocker (Alexis Korner Band)
1934 - Raphael Samuel, historian
1935 - Bob Barber, cricketer (dashing England lefty bat in 28 Tests 1960-68)
1935 - Joe Sherlock, Irish Labour Party politician (d. 2007)
1936 - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist and politician
1937 - Joop Admiral, Dutch actor/director (You Are My Mother)
1937 - Valentin Pavlov, Soviet politician (d. 2003)
1938 - Andrei Lukanov, politician
1938 - Michael V Love, US test pilot (X-24)
1939 - Judith P Appelbaum, magazine & newspaper editor, educator
1939 - Ricky Tomlinson, English actor
1941 - Joe Bauer, Memphis Tn, rock drummer (Youngbloods)
1941 - Martine Beswicke, Jamacia, actress (Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde)
1941 - Salvatore Accardo, Italian violinist and conductor
1942 - Ingrid Mickler-Becker, German FR, long jumper/relayer (Oly-gold-72)
1942 - Kent McCord, Los Angeles California, actor (Officer Jim Reed-Adam 12)
1943 - Ian Chappell, Australian cricket player (batsman 1964-80)
1943 - Tim Schenken, Australian racing driver
1944 - Angela Dorian, (Victoria Vetri), SF, playmate (Sep 1967, Year-1968)
1944 - Anne Robinson, English television host
1945 - Bryan Ferry, England, rocker (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together)
1945 - Louise Beaudoin, French Canadian politician
1945 - Gal Costa, Brazilian singer
1946 - Mary Beth Hurt, [Mary Supinger], Iowa, actress (Garp, Interiors)
1946 - Andrea Dworkin, American feminist (d. 2005)
1946 - Christine Todd Whitman, American politician
1946 - Radha Krishna Mainali, Nepalese politician
1947 - Dick Roth, US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1964)
1947 - Graham Faulkner, London, actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon)
1947 - Lynn Anderson, ND, country singer (I Never Promised you a Rose Garden)
1947 - Richard Roth, US, 400m swim medley (Olympic-gold-1964)
Singer Olivia Newton-JohnSinger Olivia Newton-John (1948) 1948 - Olivia Newton-John, Cambridge England, singer (Lets Get Physical)
1948 - Vladimir Remek, Czechoslovakia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 28)
1949 - Leonide F M "Leonie" Triesschijn, Dutch actress/mime
1949 - Martin Delray, Texarkana Ar, country singer (Get Rhythm))
1949 - Jane Smiley, American novelist
1949 - Minette Walters, English novelist
1951 - Tom Quirke, journalist
1951 - Stuart Tosh, Scottish musician
1952 - James Keane, Buffalo NY, actor (Willis Bell-Paper Chase)
1952 - Predrag Miletić, Serbian actor
1953 - Dolores Keane, Irish folk singer
1953 - Aivars Lembergs, Latvian politician
1954 - Craig Chaquico, rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship)
1955 - Carlene Carter, Nashville Tn, country singer (I Fell in Love)
1956 - Linda Hamilton, Salisbury Md, actress (Catherine-Beauty & the Beast)
1956 - Steve Butler, American racing driver
1958 - Richard B. Weldon, Jr., American politician
1959 - Rich Gedman, American baseball player
1960 - Bret Erickson, Bennington Nebraska, US trap (Olympics-1996)
1961 - Will Self, English author
1962 - Melissa Sue Anderson, Cal, actress (Little House on the Prairie)
1962 - Steve Moneghetti, Australian marathoner (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)
1962 - Tracey Thorn, rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)
1962 - Peter Foster, Australian con-man
1963 - Douglas Wakiihuri, Kenyan marathon runner (Olympic-silver-1988)
1963 - Lysette Anthony, London, actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch)
1964 - Bobby Joe Edmonds, NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1964 - Dave Martinez, Manhattan NY, outfielder (Chicago White Sox)
1964 - Gerrie Slagboom, Dutch soccer player: Dordrecht '90
1964 - Robin Hood, Mishawaka IN, LPGA golfer (1989 Planters Pat Bradley)
1964 - Ty Miller, Granada Hills California, actor (The Kid-Young Riders)
1964 - Nicki French, English singer
1965 - Alexandra Lencastre, Portuguese actress
1966 - Craig Heyward, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)
1966 - Francisco Andreu, Dearborn Mich, road cyclist (Olympics-4th-88, 96)
1966 - Christos Dantis, Greek composer and singer
1967 - Craig Janney, Hartford, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
1967 - Martha Nix, Orange County California, actress (Serena-Waltons)
1967 - Shannon Hoon, American singer (Blind Melon) (d. 1995)
1968 - Scott Schorer, Burke, Va, rower (Olympics-1996)
1968 - James Caviezel, American actor
1968 - Anthony Shadid, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, New York Times foreign correspondent and two time Pulitzer winner, (d. 2012)
1969 - Anthony Kavanagh, French-Canadian comedian, actor and singer
1969 - Andy Petterson, Australian footballer
1969 - Paul Warhurst, English footballer
1969 - David Ferguson, British murderer
1970 - Paul Laus, Beamsville, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
1970 - Rachel Jacobs, Ririe Idaho, actress (It's Not Easy)
1970 - Trevor Ruffin, NBA guard (Phila 76ers)
1970 - Sheri Moon Zombie, American actress
1971 - Elva Dryer, Durango Colorado, 1.5K/5K runner
1971 - Patterson Thompson, cricketer (WI Test fast bowler v New Zealand 1996)
1972 - Mark Haslam, cricketer (New Zealand slow left-armer 1992)
1972 - Shawn Stockman, [Slim], Phila Pa, rapper (Boyz II Men)
1973 - David Richie, NFL nost tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1973 - Marty Casey, American singer (Lovehammers)
1973 - Chris Small, Scottish snooker player
1973 - Olga Vasdeki, Greek triple jumper
1974 - Alison Davies, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1974 - Gary Hall Jr, US, 50m/100m/400m free relay (Oly-gold/2 silver-96)
1974 - Katie Kauffman, West Lawn Pa, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1974 - Martin Muursepp, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
1974 - Boris Cepeda,German-Ecuadorian pianist and diplomat
1975 - Emma Härdelin, Swedish singer (Garmarna and Triakel)
1975 - Jake Paltrow, American film director, brother of Gwyneth Paltrow
1976 - Michael Ballack, German footballer
1976 - Tyler Denk, American model and reality show contestant
1978 - Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Kenyan long-distance runner
1979 - Jaycie Phelps, Indianapolis Ind, gymnast (World-brz-95/Oly-gold-96)
1979 - Fuifui Moimoi, New Zealand (Tongan) rugby league footballer
1979 - Jon Harley, English footballer
1980 - Patrick Friesacher, Austrian race car driver
1980 - Henrik and Daniel Sedin, Swedish ice hockey players
1981 - Collien Fernandes, German TV host and actress

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