On This Day

Famous Birthdays on October 26 (Part 2)

  • 1979 Movsar Barayev, Chechen Islamist militia leader during the Second Chechen War, born in Argun, Chechen–Ingush ASSR, Soviet Union (d. 2002)
  • 1980 Cristian Chivu, Romanian footballer, born in Reșița, Romania
  • 1981 Guy Sebastian, Malaysian-born Australian singer ("Angels Brought Me Here"), born in Klang, Malaysia
  • 1981 Sam Brown, American comedian (The Whitest Kid U'Know), born in Sandwich, Massachusetts
  • 1982 Adam Carroll, Northern Irish racing driver, born in Portadown, Northern Ireland
  • 1983 Dmitri Sychev, Russian football player (FC Pyunik), born in Omsk, Soviet Union
  • 1983 Francisco Liriano, Dominican MLB pitcher, born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • 1983 Luke Watson, South African rugby player (Western Province), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • 1984 Sasha Cohen, American figure skater, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1984 Jefferson Farfán, Peruvian footballer (PSV), born in Lima, Peru
  • 1984 Adriano Correia Claro, Brazilian footballer, born in Curitiba, Brazil
  • 1984 Amanda Overmyer, American singer (American Idol season 7 finalist), born in Mulberry, Indiana
  • 1985 Andrea Bargnani, Italian basketball player (Toronto Raptors), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1985 Monta Ellis, American basketball player (Golden State Warriors), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1985 Asin Thottumkal, Indian actress (Ghajini), born in Kochi, Kerala, India
  • 1986 Schoolboy Q [Quincy Hanley), American rap artist (Oxymoron), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany
  • 1996 Pasaye, twin born 92 days before his brother (Jan 26), born in Palatine, Illinois
  • 1996 Onutė Gražinytė, Lithuanian classical pianist, born in Vilnus, Lithuania