Date History - On this day in history

Famous birthdays for this day in history

Born on this day - March 26th

1991 - Brittney Wilson, Canadian actress

1987 - YUI, Japanese musician

1985 - Keira Knightley, English actress

1982 - Mikel Arteta, Spanish footballer

1981 - Matthieu Delpierre, French footballer

1979 - Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist

1977 - Kevin Davies, English footballer

1976 - Amy Smart, American actress

1974 - Mike Peca, Canadian hockey player

1973 - Lawrence E. Page, American Internet search engine pioneer

1971 - Behzad Ghorbani, Iranian zoologist and sociobiologist

1968 - Kenny Chesney, American singer

1968 - James Iha, American musician (Smashing Pumpkins and A Perfect Circle)

1964 - Martin Donnelly, Irish racecar driver

1963 - Roch Voisine, Canadian singer andsongwriter

1963 - Kyogoku Natsuhiko, Japanese writer

1962 - John Stockton, American basketball player

1961 - William Hague, British politician

1960 - Marcus Allen, American football player

1960 - Jennifer Grey, American actress

1957 - Leeza Gibbons, American television host

1956 - Charly McClain, American singer

1954 - Curtis Sliwa, American founder of the Guardian Angels

1953 - Elaine Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor

1951 - Carl Wieman, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1950 - Teddy Pendergrass, American singer

1950 - Martin Short, Canadian comedian

1950 - Ernest Thomas, American actor

1949 - Vicki Lawrence, American actress and singer

1949 - Patrick Süßkind, German writer

1948 - Steven Tyler, American musician (Aerosmith)

1947 - Dar Robinson, American stunt man (d. 1986)

1946 - Johnny Crawford, American actor

1944 - Diana Ross, American singer (Supremes)

1943 - Bob Woodward, American journalist

1942 - Erica Jong, American author

1940 - Nancy Pelosi, American politician

1940 - James Caan, American actor

1938 - Anthony James Leggett, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1935 - Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestine National Authority

1934 - Alan Arkin, American actor

1931 - Leonard Nimoy, American actor and director

1930 - Sandra Day O'Connor, U.S. Supreme Court Justice

1930 - Gregory Corso, American poet (d. 2001)

1925 - Pierre Boulez, French composer and conductor

1925 - James Moody, American jazz musician, composer, and actor

1923 - Bob Elliott, American comedian

1922 - Oscar Sala, Italian-born physicist

1919 - Strother Martin, American actor (d. 1980)

1917 - Rufus Thomas, American musician (d. 2001)

1916 - Sterling Hayden, American actor (d. 1986)

1916 - Christian B. Anfinsen, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)

1916 - Bill Edrich, English cricketer (d. 1986)

1914 - William Westmoreland, U.S. general (d. 2005)

1914 - Toru Kumon, Japanese educator (d. 1995)

1913 - Paul Erdos, Hungarian mathematician (d. 1996)

1911 - Tennessee Williams, American dramatist (d. 1983)

1911 - Bernard Katz, German-born biophysicist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 2003)

1905 - Viktor Frankl, Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist (d. 1997)

1904 - Xenophon Zolotas, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2004)

1904 - Joseph Campbell, American author (d. 1987)

1893 - Palmiro Togliatti, Italian communist leader (d. 1964)

1888 - Elsa Brändström, Swedish nurse (d. 1948)

1884 - Wilhelm Backhaus, German pianist (d. 1969)

1882 - Hermann Obrecht, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1940)

1879 - Othmar Ammann, Swiss-born bridge engineer (d. 1965)

1875 - Syngman Rhee, President of South Korea (d. 1965)

1875 - Max Abraham, German physicist (d. 1922)

1874 - Robert Frost, American poet (d. 1963)

1868 - King Fuad I of Egypt (d. 1936)

1859 - Alfred Edward Housman, English poet (d. 1936)

1753 - Benjamin Thompson, American physicist and inventor (d. 1814)

1554 - Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (d. 1611)

1516 - Conrad Gessner, Swiss naturalist (d. 1565)



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