Birthdays in History in 1926 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 300

  • Jul 23 Ludvik Vaculik, Czech writer (Two Thousand Words), born in Brumo, Zlín Region (d. 2015)
  • Jul 24 James Hele, high master (St Paul's School)
  • Jul 26 Ana María Matute, Spanish author
  • Jul 27 Peter Coker, English painter, born in London (d. 2004)
  • Jul 29 Russel Firestone, polo great (Circle F-1959 champs)
  • Jul 29 Don Carter, professional bowler, six-time bowler of the year, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2012)
  • Jul 30 Peter T Thwaites, British brig-gen/playwright (Love or money)
  • Jul 31 Hilary Putnam, American philosopher, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Aug 1 Burton Stein, historian
  • Aug 2 Betsy Bloomingdale, socialite and fashion leader, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)
  • Aug 6 Christa Reinig, writer
  • Aug 6 J[anet] O[pal] Jeppson, [nee Janet Asimov], author (2nd Experiment)
  • Aug 7 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)
  • Aug 10 Benjamin Ward, 1st African American NYC Police Commissioner (1984-89), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Aug 11 Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
  • Aug 11 Bernard Ashley, English businessperson, fashion designer and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in London (d. 2009)
  • Aug 11 Claus Von Bulow, socialite accused of murdering his wife
  • Aug 11 J R S Fincham, geneticist
  • Aug 12 Wallace Markfield, American writer (d. 2002)

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Aug 13 Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary, Prime Minister (1959-76) and President (1976-2008), born in Birán, Holguin Province (d. 2016)

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • Aug 14 Alice Adams, US author
  • Aug 15 Lewis T Preston, banker
  • Aug 15 Costis Stephanopoulos, Greek politician

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Aug 17 Jiang Zemin, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (1989-2002) and President of the People's Republic of China (1993-2003), born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu

Paramount Leader of China Jiang Zemin
Paramount Leader of China
Jiang Zemin
  • Aug 19 Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
  • Aug 22 Marc Bohan, dress designer
  • Aug 23 Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist, (d. 2006)
  • Aug 24 Nancy Spero, Cleveland USA, American feminist artist
  • Aug 27 Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2002)
  • Aug 31 Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)
  • Aug 31 Jan de Koning, minister of Agriculture/Social Businesses (CDA)
  • Sep 1 Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh
  • Sep 3 Alison Lurie, US, novelist (War Between the Tates)
  • Sep 3 Joe Kolter, (Rep-D-PA, 1983- )
  • Sep 3 John R[obert] Jones, US, sci-fi author (White Regiment, Lizard War)
  • Sep 4 Robert J Lagomarsino, (Rep-R-CA, 1974- )
  • Sep 6 Claus von Amsberg, prince of Netherlands
  • Sep 7 Donald Irwin, Rosario, Argentina, American politician, (d. 2013)

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Sep 7 Ed Warren [Edward Warren Miney], American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren
  • Sep 9 Annie nee Becker Kriegel, historian
  • Sep 9 Yusuf al-Qaradawi, prominent Egypt Muslim cleric
  • Sep 10 Beryl Cook, British painter
  • Sep 11 Gerrit van Niekerk Viljoen, South African minister of Legislation
  • Sep 15 Jean-Pierre Serre, French mathematician
  • Sep 15 Edward Derwinski, American congressman for Chicago 1959-83, first Secretary of Veteran Affairs 1989-1992, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 16 John Knowles, US writer (Morning in Antibes)
  • Sep 16 Robert Schuller, televangelist (Glass Cathedral, Hour of Power)
  • Sep 17 Donald Acheson, England's chief medical officer
  • Sep 19 Edwin "Duke" Snider, Bkln Dodger centerfielder (406 HRs)
  • Sep 19 Lurieen Wallace, (Gov-D-Ala, 1966-68)
  • Sep 19 Pierre Janssen, art museum director
  • Sep 21 Donald A Glaser, physicist (Nobel-1960)
  • Sep 25 Jack Hyles, Baptist pastor (d. 2001)
  • Sep 26 Buland Al Haidary, poet
  • Sep 26 Manfred Mayrhofer, Austrian Indo-European Philologist
  • Sep 29 Phyllis Taylor, educationist
  • Oct 2 Jan Morris, travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys)
  • Oct 5 Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant
  • Oct 5 Willi Unsoeld, American climber (d. 1979)
  • Oct 8 Raaj Kumar, Hindi film star (Mother India), born in Loralai, Balochistan, British India (d. 1996)
  • Oct 11 Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk
  • Oct 15 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)
  • Oct 15 Michel Foucault, French philosopher and historian (The History of Sexuality), born in Poitiers (d. 1984)
  • Oct 17 Karl Gordon Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 18 Thomas Millar, historian
  • Oct 19 Joel Feinberg, American moral philosopher (d. 2004)
  • Oct 22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • Oct 25 Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter
  • Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Oct 27 H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure), born in Los Angeles (d. 1993)
  • Oct 31 Jimmy Savile, English entertainer and suspected sexual predator, born in Leeds (d. 2011)
  • Nov 3 Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Nov 5 Leo Derksen, Dutch journalist (Telegraph/Sunday Newspaper)
  • Nov 6 Brian Abel-Smith, professor of Social Adminstration
  • Nov 9 Dominguín, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1996)
  • Nov 12 Jack Ryan, American inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels, Chatty Cathy)
  • Nov 13 Harry Hughes, 57th Governor of Maryland
  • Nov 18 Kim Besly, Peace activist (Greenham Common) (d. 1996)
  • Nov 19 Jeane J Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN (R), born in Duncan, Oklahoma
  • Nov 20 Andrzej W. Schally, Polish-born endocrinologist, Nobel laureate
  • Nov 23 Christopher Logue, British poet/stage writer (Trials)
  • Nov 23 Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher
  • Nov 24 Alan Owen, English author (Maggie May, Ronnie Barker Show)
  • Nov 24 Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 25 Murray Schisgal, playwright (Luv)
  • Nov 25 Poul [William] Anderson, US, sci-fi author (7 Hugos, Mirkheim)
  • Nov 26 Joyce McCartan, peace campaigner
  • Nov 27 Barbara Anderson, New Zealand author

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Nov 29 Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisia's 1st freely elected President (2014-), born in Sidi Bou Said

President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi
President of Tunisia
Beji Caid Essebsi
  • Dec 9 Henry Way Kendall, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)
  • Dec 9 Jan Křesadlo, Czech writer (d. 1995)
  • Dec 17 Jeremy Brooks, English writer (Jampot Smith), born in Southampton (d. 1994)
  • Dec 19 Jeanne Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN
  • Dec 19 Herb Stempel, American game show contestant
  • Dec 20 David Levine, US painter
  • Dec 20 Otto Graf Lambsdorff, German politician
  • Dec 23 Robert Bly, US, poet/editor/translator (Loving a Woman in 2 Worlds)
  • Dec 24 Paul Buissonneau, French-born Quebec theatre director
  • Dec 26 Edgar D Ngoyi, South African ANC leader (17 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)
  • Dec 26 Geoffrey Howe, British politician (Chancellor and Foreign Secretary under Thatcher), born in Aberavon, Glamorganshire (d. 2015)