Ajahn Pasanno (born Reed Perry, Manitoba, Canada, July 26, 1949) is the most senior Western disciple of Ven. Ajahn Chah in the United States, and most senior in the world after Ajahn Sumedho and Ajahn Khemadhammo.
Daniel Mullings (born July 26, 1991) is a Canadian basketball player for Elitzur Yavne of the Israeli National League. He played college basketball for New Mexico State before playing professionally in Germany, China, Finland and Israel.
Jean Suey Zee Lew (née Lee; July 26, 1924) is a Canadian veteran of World War II who was the only woman of Chinese-Canadian descent to serve in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). As a member of the RCAF Women’s Division, Lee was stationed from 1942 to 1945 at the Royal Canadian Air Force Depot.
Earl MacDonald (born July 26, 1970) is a Canadian pianist, composer, arranger, conductor, recording artist, and educator specializing in jazz. Described as “a magical, musical alchemist of hip hybrids”, MacDonald’s compositional work frequently draws upon other musical styles, fusing them with jazz.
Daniel Negreanu (; born July 26, 1974) is a Canadian professional poker player who has won six World Series of Poker (WSOP) bracelets and two World Poker Tour (WPT) championship titles. The independent poker ranking service Global Poker Index (GPI) recognized Negreanu as the best poker player of the decade in 2014.
Death Anniversaries on 26th July
Ibn-e-Safi was the pen name of Asrar Ahmad a best-selling and prolific fiction writer, novelist and poet of Urdu. The word Ibn-e-Safi is an Arabian expression which literally means Son of Safi, where the word Safi means chaste or righteous.
Kumari Kanchan Dinkerao Mail (March 16, 1950—July 26, 2004) was an Indian singer best known as part of the husband-wife group Babla & Kanchan. Some of her popular songs are: Kanchan means Gold in Hindi. Kanchan (e.g. Yashodhara B. Kanchan) is also a surname mostly used in the southern part (Mangalore) of India
Obaid Siddiqi is a National Research Professor at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) National Center for Biological Sciences. His work includes research on the genetics and neurobiology of Drosophila. He was born in 1932 in Uttar Pradesh and was educated at Aligarh Muslim University and the University of Glasgow.
Bhaskar Chandavarkar (16 March 1936 – 26 July 2009) was an Indian sitar player, academic and film and theatre composer who worked with directors of Indian cinema, in various languages including Marathi, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam, Mrinal Sen, Girish Karnad, Aparna Sen and Amol Palekar and was known for his blending of Indian classical and western music.
Prof. Madhu Sudan Kanungo (April 1, 1927 – July 26, 2011) was an Indian scientist in the field of gerontology and neuroscience as well as a teacher of molecular biology and biochemistry. He is known for his theories on how gene expression changes with age and the role of this phenomenon in ageing.