Famous Birthdays for 26th April 2019

570 – Muhammed, founder of Islam, according to the Shi’a sect. Other sources suggest April 20. Observed according to the Islamic lunar calendar
1782 – Maria Amalia of Bourbon-Sicily, French queen as wife of Louis Phillip of Austria, born in Caserta Palace, Naples (d. 1866)
1822 – Jan Albert van Eijken, Dutch composer and organist, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1868)
1878 – Rafael Guízar y Valencia, Mexican Catholic bishop (cared for the wounded, sick, and dying during the Mexican Revolution), born in Cotija, Michoacán, Mexico (d. 1938)
1879 – Owen Williams Richardson, British physicist (Nobel 1928), born in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England (d. 1959)
1914 – James Rouse, American builder (founder of The Rouse Company), born in Easton, Maryland (d. 1996)
1923 – Oliver Millar, British art historian (served in the Royal Household for 41 years), born in Standon, Hertfordshire (d. 2007)
1962 – Colin Anderson, English footballer, born in Newcastle, England
1977 – Tom Welling, American actor
1981 – Matthieu Delpierre, French footballer

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