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April 26 is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 249 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1904Paul-Émile Léger, Canadian cardinal (d. 1991)
  • 1904 – Xenophon Zolotas, Greek economist and politician, 177th Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2004)
  • 1905Jean Vigo, French director and screenwriter (d. 1934)
  • 1907Ilias Tsirimokos, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1968)
  • 1909Marianne Hoppe, German actress (d. 2002)
  • 1910Tomoyuki Tanaka, Japanese screenwriter and producer (d. 1997)
  • 1911Paul Verner, German soldier and politician (d. 1986)
  • 1912A. E. van Vogt, Canadian-American author (d. 2000)
  • 1914Bernard Malamud, American novelist and short story writer (d. 1986)
  • 1914 – James Rouse, American real estate developer (d. 1996)
  • 1916Eyvind Earle, American artist, author, and illustrator (d. 2000)
  • 1916 – Ken Wallis, English commander, engineer, and pilot (d. 2013)
  • 1916 – Morris West, Australian author and playwright (d. 1999)
  • 1917Sal Maglie, American baseball player and coach (d. 1992)
  • 1917 – I. M. Pei, Chinese-American architect, designed the National Gallery of Art and Bank of China Tower (d. 2019)
  • 1917 – Virgil Trucks, American baseball player and coach (d. 2013)
  • 1918Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch sprinter and long jumper (d. 2004)
  • 1921Jimmy Giuffre, American clarinet player, saxophonist, and composer (d. 2008)
  • 1922J. C. Holt, English historian and academic (d. 2014)
  • 1922 – Jeanne Sauvé, Canadian journalist and politician, Governor General of Canada (d. 1993)[21]
  • 1922 – Margaret Scott, South African-Australian ballerina and choreographer (d. 2019)
  • 1924Browning Ross, American runner and soldier (d. 1998)
  • 1925Vladimir Boltyansky, Russian mathematician, educator and author (d. 2019)
  • 1925 – Gerard Cafesjian, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2013)
  • 1925 – Michele Ferrero, Italian entrepreneur (d. 2015)
  • 1925 – Frank Hahn, British economist (d. 2013)
  • 1926Michael Mathias Prechtl, German soldier and illustrator (d. 2003)
  • 1927Jack Douglas, English actor (d. 2008)
  • 1927 – Anne McLaren, British scientist (d. 2007)[22]
  • 1927 – Harry Gallatin, American basketball player and coach (d. 2015)
  • 1927 – Granny Hamner, American baseball player (d. 1993)
  • 1929Richard Mitchell, American author and educator (d. 2002)
  • 1930Roger Moens, Belgian runner and sportscaster
  • 1931Paul Almond, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2015)
  • 1931 – Bernie Brillstein, American talent agent and producer (d. 2008)
  • 1931 – John Cain Jr., Australian politician, 41st Premier of Victoria (d. 2019)
  • 1932Israr Ahmed, Indian-Pakistani theologian, philosopher, and scholar (d. 2010)
  • 1932 – Shirley Cawley, English long jumper
  • 1932 – Frank D'Rone, American singer and guitarist (d. 2013)
  • 1932 – Francis Lai, French accordion player and composer (d. 2018)
  • 1932 – Michael Smith, English-Canadian biochemist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2000)
  • 1933Carol Burnett, American actress, singer, and producer
  • 1933 – Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, Puerto Rican-American general (d. 2005)
  • 1933 – Arno Allan Penzias, German-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1937Jean-Pierre Beltoise, French racing driver and motorcycle racer (d. 2015)
  • 1938Duane Eddy, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor[23]
  • 1938 – Maurice Williams, American doo-wop/R&B singer-songwriter
  • 1940Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, Indian cleric and politician (d. 2014)
  • 1940 – Giorgio Moroder, Italian singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1940 – Cliff Watson, English rugby league player (d. 2018)
  • 1941Claudine Auger, French model and actress (d. 2019)
  • 1942Svyatoslav Belza, Russian journalist, author, and critic (d. 2014)
  • 1942 – Sharon Carstairs, Canadian lawyer and politician, Leader of the Government in the Senate
  • 1942 – Michael Kergin, Canadian diplomat, Canadian Ambassador to the United States
  • 1942 – Bobby Rydell, American singer and actor[24]
  • 1942 – Jadwiga Staniszkis, Polish sociologist, political scientist, and academic
  • 1943Gary Wright, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
  • 1943 – Peter Zumthor, Swiss architect and academic, designed the Therme Vals
  • 1944Richard Bradshaw, English conductor (d. 2007)
  • 1945Howard Davies, English director and producer (d. 2016)
  • 1945 – Dick Johnson, Australian racing driver
  • 1945 – Sylvain Simard, Canadian academic and politician
  • 1946Ralph Coates, English international footballer (d. 2010)[25]
  • 1946 – Marilyn Nelson, American poet and author
  • 1946 – Alberto Quintano, Chilean footballer
  • 1949Carlos Bianchi, Argentinian footballer and manager
  • 1949 – Jerry Blackwell, American wrestler (d. 1995)
  • 1951John Battle, English politician
  • 1954Tatyana Fomina, Estonian chess player
  • 1954 – Alan Hinkes, English mountaineer and explorer
  • 1955Kurt Bodewig, German politician
  • 1956Koo Stark, American actress and photographer
  • 1958John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute, Scottish racing driver (d. 2021)
  • 1958 – Giancarlo Esposito, American actor, director, and producer[23]
  • 1958 – Georgios Kostikos, Greek footballer, coach, and manager
  • 1959John Corabi, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1960Steve Lombardozzi, American baseball player and coach
  • 1960 – Roger Taylor, English drummer
  • 1961Joan Chen, Chinese-American actress, director, producer, and screenwriter[23]
  • 1961 – Chris Mars, American artist
  • 1962Colin Anderson, English footballer
  • 1962 – Debra Wilson, American actress and comedian
  • 1963Jet Li, Chinese-Singaporean martial artist, actor, and producer[23]
  • 1963 – Colin Scotts, Australian-American football player
  • 1963 – Cornelia Ullrich, German hurdler
  • 1963 – Bill Wennington, Canadian basketball player
  • 1965Susannah Harker, English actress
  • 1965 – Kevin James, American actor and comedian
  • 1967Glenn Thomas Jacobs, American professional wrestler, actor, businessman and politician
  • 1967 – Marianne Jean-Baptiste, English actress and singer-songwriter
  • 1967 – Toomas Tõniste, Estonian sailor and politician
  • 1970Dean Austin, English footballer and manager[26]
  • 1970 – Melania Trump, Slovene-American model; 47th First Lady of the United States[23]
  • 1970 – Kristen R. Ghodsee, American ethnographer and academic
  • 1970 – Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
  • 1971 – Naoki Tanaka, Japanese comedian and actor
  • 1971Jay DeMarcus, American bass player, songwriter, and producer
  • 1972Jason Bargwanna, Australian racing driver
  • 1972 – Kiko, Spanish footballer
  • 1972 – Natrone Means, American football player and coach
  • 1972 – Avi Nimni, Israeli footballer and manager
  • 1973Geoff Blum, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1973 – Jules Naudet, French-American director and producer
  • 1973 – Chris Perry, English footballer[27]
  • 1973 – Óscar, Spanish footballer and coach
  • 1975Joey Jordison, American musician and songwriter (d. 2021)[28]
  • 1975 – Rahul Verma, Indian social worker and activist
  • 1976Luigi Panarelli, Italian footballer
  • 1976 – Václav Varaďa, Czech ice hockey player
  • 1977Samantha Cristoforetti, Italian astronaut
  • 1977 – Kosuke Fukudome, Japanese baseball player[23]
  • 1977 – Roxana Saberi, American journalist and author
  • 1977 – Tom Welling, American actor[29]
  • 1978Stana Katic, Canadian actress
  • 1978 – Peter Madsen, Danish footballer
  • 1980Jordana Brewster, Panamanian-American actress
  • 1980 – Marlon King, English footballer
  • 1980 – Anna Mucha, Polish actress and journalist
  • 1980 – Channing Tatum, American actor and producer
  • 1981Caro Emerald, Dutch pop and jazz singer
  • 1981 – Ms. Dynamite, English rapper and producer
  • 1981 – Sandra Schmitt, German skier (d. 2000)
  • 1982Novlene Williams-Mills, Jamaican sprinter
  • 1983José María López, Argentinian racing driver
  • 1983 – Jessica Lynch, American soldier
  • 1985John Isner, American tennis player
  • 1985 – Andrea Koch Benvenuto, Chilean tennis player
  • 1986Lior Refaelov, Israeli footballer
  • 1986 – Yuliya Zaripova, Russian runner
  • 1987Jorge Andújar Moreno, Spanish footballer
  • 1988Ben Spina, Australian rugby league player
  • 1988 – Manuel Viniegra, Mexican footballer
  • 1988 – Gareth Evans, English footballer
  • 1989Melvin Ingram, American football player
  • 1990Mitch Rein, Australian rugby league player
  • 1990 – Nevin Spence, Northern Irish rugby player (d. 2012)
  • 1991Lazaros Fotias, Greek footballer
  • 1991 – Peter Handscomb, Australian cricketer
  • 1991 – Isaac Liu, New Zealand rugby league player
  • 1991 – Ignacio Lores Varela, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1991 – Srdjan Pejicic, Canadian/Bosnian basketball player
  • 1991 – Wojciech Pszczolarski, Polish bicycle racer
  • 1992Aaron Judge, American baseball player
  • 1994Daniil Kvyat, Russian racing driver[30]
  • 2002Meagan Best, Barbadian squash player[31]

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Holidays and observances

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