Who Was Born Today – September 26 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – September 26 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on September 26
1783 Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman), American pioneer.
1783 Jane Taylor, children’s writer best known as the author of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.
1887 Barnes Wallis, British aeronautical engineer who invented the “Bouncing Bombs” used to destroy German dams during World War II.
1888 T.S. Eliot, poet, critic, and dramatist whose work includes The Waste Land and Murder in the Cathedral.
1898 George Gershwin, composer who wrote many popular songs for musicals, along with his brother Ira.
1949 Jane Smiley, novelist (A Thousand Acres, Moo).
1953 Dolores Keane, Irish folk singer; founding member of band De Dannan.
1955 Carlene Carter, country-rock singer, songwriter, musician; daughter of June Carter, stepdaughter of Johnny Cash (“Keep It Out of Sight,” “Cool Reaction”).
1969 David Slade, director (Hard Candy, 30 Days of Night).

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