Who Was Born Today – October 26 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – October 26 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on October 26
1800 Count Helmuth Karl Von Moltke, a Prussian Field Marshal, whose reorganization of the Prussian Army lead to military victories which allowed the unification of Germany.
1854 Charles William Post, food manufacturer, creator of “Grape Nuts” and “Post Toasties.”
1879 Leon Trotsky, a leader of the Bolshevik Revolution.
1902 Beryl Markham, aviator and writer.
1911 Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer.
1916 French leader Francois Mitterrand.
1919 Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, the Shah of Iran who was overthrown in 1979 and died in Egypt
1944 Pat Conroy, novelist (The Prince of Tides).
1947 Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady of the United States (1993–2001), Senator from New York (2001–2009) and US Secretary of State (2009–2013).
1953 Keith Strickland, songwriter, musician; guitarist with The B-52s.
1967 Keith Urban, singer, songwriter, musician; “Golden Road” (2002) named biggest country hit of the decade 2000–2010 by Billboard magazine.

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