March 26 Birthdays in History - March 26 Deaths - March 26 Events
1988 Jose Vizcaino, born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic, infielder for the New York Mets
1986 Jessica McClure, baby trapped in Texas well in 1988
1985 Keira Knightley, born in Teddington, England, actress, films include, 'Pride and Prejudice', 'Atonement', Pirates of the Caribbean' triology, made $32 million in 2007
1979 Heidi Zeigler, actress, Sherry-Just the 10 of Us
1976 Amy Smart, born in Topanga, California, actress, appeared in films, 'Road Trip', 'Just Friends'
1974 Alfred Shipman, CFL slot back for the BC Lions
1974 Irina Spirlea, born in Bucharest, Romania, tennis star, 1996 Amelia Island
1974 Mike Peca, born in Toronto, NHL center, Buffalo Sabres
1973 Marshall Faulk, running back for the Indianapolis Colts
1973 Larry Page, born in East Lansing, Michigan, computer scientist, Google co-founder, named a Global Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum
1972 Naoko Kijimuta, born in Yokohama Kanagawa, Japan, tennis star, 1996 Jakarta
1972 Steve Anderson, CFL defensive linebacker for the Calgary Stampeders
1971 Dave DeGraaf, born in Lansing, Michigan, team handball circle 1996 Olympics
1971 Jesus Tavarez, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, outfielder for the Florida Marlins
1971 Rennae Stubbs, Sydney Australia, tennis star
1971 Tommy Fagan, CFL/NFL defensive end, Atlanta Falcons, Winn Blue Bombers
1970 Evan Richards, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Frankie-Mama Malone
1970 Paul Bosvelt, soccer player, Go Ahead Eagles/FC Twente
1969 Beth Howell, born in Clinton, Mississippi, Miss Mississippi-America, 1991
1969 Luke Richardson, born in Ottawa, NHL defenseman for the Edmonton Oilers
1969 Vikram Rathour, cricketer, Indian Test opening batsman 1996-
1968 Edward Kaminski, born in Kansas City, Kansas, javelin thrower
1968 Ian Hutchings, born in Zimbabwe, Canadian Tour golfer, 1994 Klondike Klassic
1968 Jose Vizcaino, born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic, infielder for the New York Mets
1968 Kari Gronroos, WLAF kicker for the Scotland Claymores
1968 Mike Trevathan, CFL slot back for the BC Lions
1968 Shane Reynolds, born in Bastrop, Louisiana, pitcher for the Houston Astros
1968 Kenny Chesney, born in Knoxville, Tennessee, country music artist, over 30 hits, 13 albums certified gold or higher by RIAA, albums include, 'When the Sun Goes Down'
1966 Lee Porter, born in Greensboro, North Carolina, Nike golfer, 1992 Texarkana Open-5th
1966 Mike Remlinger, born in Middletown, New York, pitcher, Cincinnati Reds
1966 Wesley Walls, NFL tight end for the New Orleans Saints
1964 Ab Plugboer, soccer player, FC Utrecht
1964 Ulf Samuelsson, born in Fagersta SWE, NHL defenseman, Team Sweden, New York Rangers
1964 Todd Barry, American Comedian
1963 Paul de Leeuw, Dutch TV host, Cry of the Lion
1963 Rebecca Twigg, born in Seattle, Washington 79K cyclist, Olympic silver 1984, 1992, 1996
1962 John Stockton, born in Spokane, Washington, NBA guard, Utah Jazz, 1996 Olympics gold
1962 Kevin Seitzer, born in Springfield, Illinois, infielder for the Milwaukee Brewers
1962 Maarten de Young, soccer player, South Carolina Heerenveen
1962 Richard Coles, rocker, Communards-Don't Leave Me This Way
1962 Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko, born in Russia, Lt-colonel/cosmonaut
1961 Leigh Bowery, born in Sunshine, Australia, designer, pop star, model, performance artist, influenced Boy George, Vivienne Westwood
1961 William Hague, Secretary of State for Wales
1960 Billy Warlock, born in Hawthorne, California, actor, Flip-Happy Days, Baywatch
1960 Marcus Allen, NFL running back, Los Angeles Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs, Heisman 1981
1960 Michael Evans, born in Fontana, California, U.S. water polo player 1988 Olympics silver
1960 Jon Huntsman, Jr., American Politician
1960 Catherine Keener, American Actress
1959 David Delong, born in Portland, Oregon, Canadian Tour golfer, 1988 BC Open
1957 Leeza Gibbons, born in South Carolina, TV host, Entertainment Tonight, Leeza
1957 Walter Rohlfing, born in Dusseldorf, WLAF defensive line coach, Rhein Fire
1956 Charly McClain, born in Jackson, Tennessee, country singer, Radio Heart
1956 Tatyana Kochergina, born in U.S.S.R., team handball, Gold Medal 1976, 1980 Olympics
1955 Dean Dillon, born in Lake City, Tennessee, country singer, Chair
1954 Curtis Sliwa, founder, Guardian Angels, radio personality, WABC
1954 Piers Gardner, director, British Institute of International and Comparative Law
1953 Michael Bonagura, born in Newark, New Jersey, country singer, Baille and Boys-Oh Heart
1953 Tatyana Providokhina, Russian 1K runner, world record
1953 Lincoln Chafee, American Politician
1952 David Amess, born in London, England, British politician, Conservative, Member of Parliament for Southend West
1951 Richard B. Shull, U.S. actor, Hail to the Chief, Big Bus
1950 Ernest Thomas, born in Gary, Indiana, actor, Roger-What's Happening!!
1950 Graham Barlow, cricketer, England batsman in 3 Tests 1976-77
1950 Martin Short, born in Hamilton, Ontario, comedian, SNL, SCTV, 3 Amigos
1950 Ronnie McDowell, born in Fountain Head, Tennessee, country singer, King is Gone
1950 Teddy Pendergrass, born in Philadelphia, singer, Turn Off the Lights
1950 Tony Papenfuss, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Daryl-Newhart
1949 Helene Hayman, born in England, Baroness Helene Hayman, Helene Valerie Hayman, Member of Parliament, Life Peer, Lord Speaker of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom
1949 Fran Sheehan, rock bassist, Boston-More than a Feeling
1949 Vicki Lawrence, born in Inglewood, California, actress, Carol Burnette, Mama's Family
1948 Kyung-Wha Chung, born in Seoul, Korea, violinist, Chung Sisters
1948 Richard Tandy, rock bassist, ELO
1948 Steven Tyler, born in New York City, rock vocalist, Aerosmith-Janie Got a Gun
1948 Steve Tyler, American Musician
1947 Carmen Krolis, Suriname/Netherlands singer
1946 Johnny Crawford, born in Los Angeles, California, actor, Mark-The Rifleman
1945 Mikhail Voronin, born in U.S.S.R., horse vault gymnast, 1968 Olympics gold
1944 Diana Ross, born in Detroit, Supremes, Lady Sings Blues, Mahogany
1943 Bob Woodward, investigative reporter, Watergate, CIA crimes
1942 Erica Jong, born in New York City, author, Fear of Flying
1941 Barclay Plager, hockey player/twin brother of hockey's Bob Plager
1941 Bob Plager, hockey player/twin brother of hockey's Barclay Plager
1941 Richard Dawkins, English Scientist
1940 Bill, Indiana, Bishop-designate, Truro
1940 Braulio Baeza, jockey, National Horse Racing Hall of Famer
1940 Nancy Pelosi, born in Baltimore, Maryland, Representative-D-California 1987 -
1940 Rod Lauren, rocker, If I Had a Girl
1940 Servaes Huys, Dutch MP, PvdA
1939 Colin Webb, general manager, Press Association
1939 James Caan, born in Bronx, New York, actor, Brian's Song, Killer Elite, Godfather
1939 Phillip R. Allen, born in Pittsburgh, actor, Harry-Hardy Boys Mystery, Mitch-Alice
1939 Stuart Sutherland, Professor Emeritus, Sussex U
1937 Barbara Pearl Jones, born in Chicago, Illinois, 4X100m relayer, Gold Medals 1952, 1960 Olympics
1937 Philip Chetwode, born in England, born 2nd Baron Chetwode, Baron Chetwode, a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, heir apparent is Hon. Roger Chetwode
1937 Wayne Embry, holder of 7 basketball records, Miami of Ohio
1936 Fred Paris, rocker, Five Satins
1935 Arthur Hay, born in Scotland, Arthur William Patrick Hay, 15th Earl of Kinnouli, family seat is Dupplin Castle, located outside of Perth, Scotland
1935 Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Statesman
1934 Alan Arkin, born in New York City, actor, Catch 22, In-Laws, Simon, Wait Until Dark
1934 Gino Cappelletti, ORFU, AFL running back, AFL Player of Year 1964
1933 Vine Deloria, Jr., Sioux Author
1932 Dick Nolan, football coach
1931 Leonard Nimoy, born in Boston, actor, Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible
1930 Cristobal Halffter, composer
1930 Gregory Corso, beat poet, Happy Birthday of Death, Long Live Man
1930 Sandra Day O'Connor, born in Texas, 1st woman Supreme Court Justice, 1981-
1929 Amedee Turner, born in England, Amedee Edward Turner, politician, barrister, Conservative Party, Member of the European Parliament, patent lawyer
1929 Maurice Simon, jazz musician
1929 Tom Foley, American Politician
1928 Carole Carr, singer and actress, Down Among the Z Men
1927 Jonathan Tod, Vice-Admiral, England
1926 Ann Curtis, U.S., 400m freestyle swimmer, Gold Medal 1948 Olympics
1925 Claudio Spies, composer
1925 Lord Graham of Edmonton, House of Lords, chief opposition whip
1925 Lord Hooson QC, crown court recorder
1925 Maqsood Ahmed, cricketer, Pakistani batsman in 16 Tests 1952-56
1925 Pierre Boulez, born in Montbrison, France, composer and conductor, Visage Nuptial
1923 Bob Elliot, born in Boston, Massachusetts, comedian, Bob and Ray, Get a Life
1923 Clifton Williams, born in Traskwood, Arkansas, band master, Sinfonians
1923 Elizabeth Jane Howard, British novelist, After Julius
1922 William Milliken, actor, Drive-in
1921 George Jefferson, CEO, British Telecom
1921 Joe Loco, musician
1921 Peter Horsley, CEO, Osprey Aviation
1920 George Brown, Jr., born in Holtville, California, Representative-D-California 1963 - 1971 and 1973 - 1999
1919 Strother Martin, born in Kokomo, Indiana, actor, Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot
1917 Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge, England
1917 Rufus Thomas, born in Mississippi, singer, Walking the Dog
1916 Bill Edrich, cricketer, Middlesex and England bat, Compton's mate
1916 Christian B. Anfinsen, U.S. chemist, cell physiology, Nobel 1972
1916 Harry Rabinowitz, British composer and conductor
1916 Mort Abrahams, producer, Dr. Doolittle, Planet Of Apes
1916 Sterling Hayden, born in New Jersey, actor, Dr. Strangelove, Asphalt Jungle, Cobra
1916 Vic Schoen, Brooklyn New York, orchestra leader, Patti Page Olds Show
1914 Ian McGeoch, Vice-Admiral
1914 William Westmoreland, born in Saxon, South Carolina, army general, Vietnam era
1913 Paul Erdos, mathematician
1911 Bernard Katz, biophysicist
1911 Tennessee Williams, born in Columbus, Mississippi, playwright, 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof'
1909 Chips Rafferty, Broken Hill Australia, actor, Desert Rats
1909 Chris Reumer, Dutch opera singer
1908 Betty MacDonald, Anne E Campbell Bard, U.S. writer, Egg and I
1908 Hank Sylvern, born in Brooklyn, New York, orchestra leader, Jane Froman's USA Canteen
1908 Hilda Krahwinkel Sperling, born in Essen, Germany, tennis star, French 1935
1908 Kenneth Mellanby, entomologist
1908 Robert William Paine, architect
1907 Leigh Harline, composer
1907 Louis Saguer, composer
1905 Pablo Garrido, composer
1905 Viktor Emil Frankl, pyschiatrist, Man's Search for Meaning
1905 Viktor E. Frankl, Austrian Psychologist
1904 Emilio Fernandez, born in El Seco, Mexico, director, La Choca, Flor Silvestre
1904 Hermann Schroeder, composer
1904 Joseph Campbell, mythologist, Mythic Image
1902 Leslie Melville, economist
1900 Isadore Freed, composer
1899 James B. Connant, chemist/college president, Yale
1899 William Baines, composer
1898 Renzo Massarani, composer
1897 Jean Epstein, French director, Sa tate/Eau vive
1896 Richard Flury, composer
1894 Will Wright, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Living Christ Story
1893 Palmiro Togliatti, founder, Communist Party of Italy
1893 James Bryant Conant, American Scientist
1890 Jozef Arras, Flemish writer
1889 Vaclav Kapral, composer
1888 Sigurd Erixon, Swedish etnologist, Atlas over Svensk Folk culture
1885 Julius Harrison, composer
1885 Robert Blackburn, British aviation pioneer
1884 Wilhelm Backhaus, born in Leipzig, Germany, pianist, Rubinstein 1905
1880 Duncan Hines, U.S., restaurant guide writer, Out of Kentucky Kitchens
1874 Gerald du Maurier, born in London, England, actor, Power, Escape, Masks and Faces
1874 Oskar Nedbal, composer
1874 Robert Frost, born in San Francisco, poet, Mending Wall, Road Not Taken
1873 [Louise] Sophie de Vries, actress, On Hope of Blessing
1871 Serafin Alvarez Quintero, Spanish dramatist/playwright, El Flechazo
1868 Fuad I, king of Egypt, 1922-36
1863 Henry Royce, founder, Rolls-Royce Limited in 1884
1862 George William Louis Marshall-Hall, composer
1859 A[lfred] E[dward] Housman, England, poet, Shropshire Lad
1859 Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, composer
1859 A. E. Housman, English Poet
1856 David Alfred Thomas, born in Glamorganshire, England, 1st Viscount Rhondda
1854 Braulio Dueno Colon, composer
1850 Edward Bellamy, author, Looking Backward
1848 John Churton Collins, English Critic
1840 Carli Zoeller, composer
1840 George Smith, born in London, England, assyriologist, cuneiform, script
1833 Betsy Perk, Dutch journalist, writer and feminist
1830 Eliza Laurillard, Dutch vicar, poet and writer
1830 John Rogers Thomas, composer
1827 Emanuel Kania, composer
1821 Earnest Angel, German statistician, Law of Angel
1821 Ernst Engel, German Economist
1819 Francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer
1819 Louise Otto, Germany, author and feminist
1817 Herman Haupt, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1813 Thomas West Sherman, Major General Union Army
1806 Josef Slavik, composer
1783 Johann Baptist Weigl, composer
1773 Nathaniel Bowditch, mathematician, astronomer and author, Marine Sextant
1758 Johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer
1753 Benjamin Thompson, physicist, Royal Institute of Great Britain
1717 Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer
1684 Johann Graf, composer
1671 Giacomo Cesare Predieri, composer
1659 William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher
1577 Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I and Charlotte of Bourbon
1516 Konrad von Gesner, born in Zurich, Switzerland, naturalist, Bibliotheca Universalis
1479 Vasili III, great prince of Moscow 1505-33 amd son of Ivan III