Anniversaries 26 September


Birth

Charles Macklin photo
Charles Macklin2
Irish actor 1699 - 1797
Isaac Bickerstaffe photo
Isaac Bickerstaffe10
Irish playwright and librettist 1733 - 1812
Charles Bradlaugh photo
Charles Bradlaugh2
British freethinker, and radical politician 1833 - 1891
Max Ehrmann photo
Max Ehrmann7
American writer, poet, and attorney 1872 - 1945
Alfred Cortot photo
Alfred Cortot4
Franco-Swiss pianist and conductor 1877 - 1962
Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord photo
Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord3
German general 1878 - 1943
Archibald Hill photo
Archibald Hill3
English physiologist and biophysicist 1886 - 1977
Antonio Moreno photo
Antonio Moreno3
Spanish-American film actor and director 1887 - 1967
J. Frank Dobie photo
J. Frank Dobie2
American writer 1888 - 1964
T.S. Eliot photo
T.S. Eliot261
20th century English author 1888 - 1965
Martin Heidegger photo
Martin Heidegger66
German philosopher 1889 - 1976
Hans Reichenbach photo
Hans Reichenbach41
American philosopher 1891 - 1953
Robert Staughton Lynd photo
Robert Staughton Lynd3
American sociologist 1892 - 1970
Pope Paul VI photo
Pope Paul VI9
262nd Pope of the Catholic Church 1897 - 1978
George Gershwin photo
George Gershwin12
American composer and pianist 1898 - 1937
Leonard E. Read photo
Leonard E. Read11
American academic 1898 - 1983
George Raft photo
George Raft1
American actor 1901 - 1980
Jack LaLanne photo
Jack LaLanne24
American exercise instructor 1914 - 2011
Bertram Raven photo
Bertram Raven9
American psychologist 1926
Manmohan Singh photo
Manmohan Singh27
13th Prime Minister of India 1932
Robert Maxwell Young photo
Robert Maxwell Young2
American medical historian 1935 - 2019
Mehdi Karroubi photo
Mehdi Karroubi1
Iranian reformist politician, democracy activist, mojtahed,… 1937
Gloria E. Anzaldúa photo
Gloria E. Anzaldúa3
Chicana cultural theory, feminist theory, and queer theory 1942 - 2004
Bryan Ferry photo
Bryan Ferry5
English musician 1945
Andrea Dworkin photo
Andrea Dworkin84
Feminist writer 1946 - 2005
Christine Todd Whitman photo
Christine Todd Whitman1
American politician 1946
Patrick J. Geary photo
Patrick J. Geary1
historian 1948
Minette Walters photo
Minette Walters1
British crime writer 1949
Jane Smiley photo
Jane Smiley7
American novelist 1949
Mary Crow Dog photo
Mary Crow Dog4
Lakota author and indigenous rights activist 1954 - 2013
Tanya Huff photo
Tanya Huff2
Canadian fantasy author 1957
Robert Kagan photo
Robert Kagan7
American political scientist 1958
Will Self photo
Will Self11
English writer and journalist 1961
Tracey Thorn photo
Tracey Thorn4
English singer and songwriter 1962
Mark Haddon photo
Mark Haddon35
English writer and illustrator 1962
Scott Heim photo
Scott Heim1
Novelist 1966
Shannon Hoon photo
Shannon Hoon1
singer-songwriter 1967 - 1995
Jim Caviezel photo
Jim Caviezel2
actor 1968
Rich Piana photo
Rich Piana9
American bodybuilder and internet personality 1970 - 2017
Beto O'Rourke photo
Beto O'Rourke4
American politician 1972
Anand Gandhi photo
Anand Gandhi7
Indian film director 1980
Joey Comeau photo
Joey Comeau38
writer 1980
Serena Williams photo
Serena Williams2
American tennis player 1981

Death

Ibn Taymiyyah photo
Ibn Taymiyyah6
Sunni Islamic scholar and theologian, who lived during the … 1263 - 1328
John Byrom photo
John Byrom30
Poet, inventor of a shorthand system 1692 - 1763
Daniel Boone photo
Daniel Boone6
American settler 1734 - 1820
Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman photo
Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman2
British politician 1779 - 1854
Hermann Grassmann photo
Hermann Grassmann10
German polymath, linguist and mathematician 1809 - 1877
Lahiri Mahasaya photo
Lahiri Mahasaya5
Indian yogi and guru 1828 - 1895
Lafcadio Hearn photo
Lafcadio Hearn14
writer 1850 - 1904
Keir Hardie photo
Keir Hardie14
Scottish socialist and labour leader 1856 - 1915
Georg Simmel photo
Georg Simmel27
German sociologist, philosopher, and critic 1858 - 1918
Harriet Monroe photo
Harriet Monroe4
American poet and editor 1860 - 1936
George Santayana photo
George Santayana108
20th-century Spanish-American philosopher associated with P… 1863 - 1952
William Henry Davies photo
William Henry Davies12
British poet 1871 - 1940
Béla Bartók photo
Béla Bartók2
Hungarian composer and pianist 1881 - 1945
Hugh Lofting photo
Hugh Lofting1
British author, trained as a civil engineer 1886 - 1947
August Macke photo
August Macke8
German painter of the expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter 1887 - 1914
Charles Erwin Wilson photo
Charles Erwin Wilson6
American secretary of Defence 1890 - 1961
Walter Benjamin photo
Walter Benjamin69
German literary critic, philosopher and social critic (1892… 1892 - 1940
S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike photo
S. W. R. D. Bandaranaike1
Sri Lankan politician 1899 - 1959
Helen Kane photo
Helen Kane2
American actress 1904 - 1966
Alberto Moravia photo
Alberto Moravia8
Italian writer and journalist 1907 - 1990
Stanislav Andreski photo
Stanislav Andreski6
Polish-British sociologist 1919 - 2007
Nils Bohlin photo
Nils Bohlin1
Swedish inventor 1920 - 2002
Thomas Dubay photo
Thomas Dubay1
American Catholic priest, author, and retreat director 1921 - 2010
Paul Newman photo
Paul Newman38
American actor and film director 1925 - 2008
Jacques Chirac photo
Jacques Chirac10
22nd President of France 1932 - 2019
Shawn Lane photo
Shawn Lane3
American musician 1963 - 2003