The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

February 26th famous birthdays

Nate Ruess

Nate Ruess (41)

American singer-songwriter

Hannah Meloche

Hannah Meloche (22)

American YouTube star

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash (1932 - 2003)

American country singer

Luca Schaefer-Charlton

Luca Schaefer-Charlton (19)

Canadian TikTok and Instagram star

Teresa Palmer

Teresa Palmer (37)

Australian actress

Aisha Mian

Aisha Mian (22)

American TikTok star

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885)

French author, poet, and playwright

Azra Mian

Azra Mian (22)

American YouTuber

Eva Cudmore

Eva Cudmore (20)

Emirati TikTok star

It's Just Luke

It's Just Luke (23)

American social media star

Jed Barker

Jed Barker (21)

English internet personality

Michael Bolton

Michael Bolton (70)

American singer-songwriter and actor


CL (32)

South Korean rapper, record producer and songwriter


Yeat (23)

American rapper

Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu (52)

American singer

Juliet Simms

Juliet Simms (37)

American singer-songwriter

Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor (39)

Togolese footballer

Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill (1846 - 1917)

American soldier and hunter

Beren Saat

Beren Saat (39)

Turkish actress

Lex I

Lex I (25)

Canadian social media star

Brittany Renner

Brittany Renner (31)

American Instagram star

Fernando Llorente

Fernando Llorente (38)

Spanish footballer

Taylor Dooley

Taylor Dooley (30)

American actress

Mikey Fusco

Mikey Fusco (24)

American dancer and rapper

Mark Dacascos

Mark Dacascos (59)

American actor and martial artist

Darius Marcell

Darius Marcell (20)

American actor

Carlos Esparza

Carlos Esparza (33)

American actor and model

Fats Domino

Fats Domino (1928 - 2017)

American singer-songwriter and pianist

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (69)

Turkish politician, 25th Prime Minister of Turkey

Max Martin

Max Martin (52)

Swedish-American singer-songwriter and producer

Ole Gunnar Solskjær

Ole Gunnar Solskjær (50)

Norwegian footballer and coach

Jamal Musiala

Jamal Musiala (20)

German soccer player

Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae (44)

English singer-songwriter

Tony Randall

Tony Randall (1920 - 2004)

American actor, director, and producer

Duke Dennis

Duke Dennis (29)

American YouTube star

Misha Grimes

Misha Grimes (24)

English YouTube star

Levi Strauss

Levi Strauss (1829 - 1902)

German-American businessman

Slimmy B

Slimmy B (26)

American rapper

Steve Blake

Steve Blake (43)

American basketball player

Erinn Bartlett

Erinn Bartlett (50)

American actress

Sébastien Loeb

Sébastien Loeb (49)

French race car driver

Antonela Roccuzzo

Antonela Roccuzzo (35)

Argentine Instagram star

Jackie Gleason

Jackie Gleason (1916 - 1987)

American actor and singer

Marshall Faulk

Marshall Faulk (50)

American football player

Tim Commerford

Tim Commerford (55)

American bass player and songwriter

Brooke Kosinski

Brooke Kosinski (19)

American dancer

John Harvey Kellogg

John Harvey Kellogg (1852 - 1943)

American surgeon, co-created Corn flakes

Alex Heartman

Alex Heartman (33)

American TV actor

Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn (67)

American actor

Henry Molaison

Henry Molaison (1926 - 2008)

American memory disorder patient

Tex Avery

Tex Avery (1908 - 1980)

American animator, producer, and voice actor

On this day

February 26 in History

  • 1815

    February 26, 1815:

    Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from Elba Island, where he had been sent on exile in 1814.

  • 1839

    February 26, 1839:

    The Grand National Steeplechase is held for the first time at the Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England.

  • 1919

    February 26, 1919:

    The Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona is established by the United States Congress.

  • 1929

    February 26, 1929:

    An act of Congress establishes the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

  • 1951

    February 26, 1951:

    “From Here to Eternity”, a book about the presence of the US Army in Hawaii prior to the Pearl Harbor attack is published by James Jones, an American novelist.

  • 1979

    February 26, 1979:

    The short-lived television sitcom, “Flatbush” premieres on CBS.

  • 1993

    February 26, 1993:

    The World Trade Centre in New York City is bombed by Islamist terrorists.

  • 2009

    February 26, 2009:

    NFL quarterback Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen tie the knot in a church ceremony in Santa Monica.

  • 2012

    February 26, 2012:

    Unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is shot to death by George Zimmerman, a Sanford, Florida neighbourhood watch volunteer.

  • February 26, 2012:

    The French silent film, “The Artist” grabs five awards at the Oscars.