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Notable Birthdays for February 26

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- French novelist/poet Victor Hugo in 1802
- Levi Strauss, who created the world's first pair of denim blue jeans, in 1829
- American frontiersman William Buffalo Bill Cody in 1846
- surgeon/cornflakes developer John Kellogg in 1852
- Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander in 1887
- actor/comedian Jackie Gleason in 1916
- actor Tony Randall in 1920
- actor Betty Hutton in 1921
- rock star Antoine Fats Domino in 1928
- former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in 1928
- political commentator Robert Novak in 1931
- singer Johnny Cash in 1932
- rock musician Mitch Ryder in 1945 (age 75)
- singer Michael Bolton in 1953 (age 67)
- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 1954 (age 66)
- actor/singer Chase Masterson in 1963 (age 57)
- comedian/actor DeRay Davis in 1968 (age 52)
- singer Erykah Badu, born Erica Abi Wright, in 1971 (age 49)
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