English History (Part 12)

Historical Events

Events 1101 - 1,200 of 1,305

  • 1970-03-16 New English Bible published
  • 1970-03-17 US casts their 1st UN Security Council veto (Support England)
  • 1970-03-29 Manchester City of England win 10th European Cup Winner's Cup against Górnik Zabrze of Poland 2-1 in Vienna
  • 1970-04-03 Miriam Hargrave of England passes her drivers test on 40th attempt
  • 1970-05-23 Grateful Dead's 1st performance outside US (England)
  • 1970-12-11 Start of the 1st Test match at the WACA, v England
  • 1970-12-13 Greg Chappell scores 108 on Test debut v England at the WACA
  • 1971-01-05 1st one-day international, Australia v England at the MCG
  • 1971-01-14 John Snow takes 7-40 for England to beat Australia by 299 runs
  • 1971-01-29 Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, v England at Adelaide
  • 1971-01-30 Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his 1st Test bowl, v England
  • 1971-03-14 The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes
  • 1971-08-24 India beat England by 4 wickets, their win against the Poms
  • 1971-09-06 British Prime Minister Edward Heath meets with Irish Prime Minister/Taoiseach Jack Lynch at Chequers in England to discuss the situation in Northern Ireland
  • 1971-09-27 Tripartite talks involving the prime ministers of Northern Ireland, Britain, and the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) of the Republic of Ireland take place at Chequers, England
  • 1972-07-01 The first Gay Pride march in England takes place.
  • 1972-12-23 Chandrasekhar takes 8-79 India v England at Delhi
  • 1973-05-16 AC Milan of Italy win 13th European Cup Winner's Cup against Leeds of England 1-0 in Saloniki
  • 1974-02-04 Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb explodes on a bus in West Yorkshire, England, carrying British Army soldiers and some of their family members
  • 1974-02-25 Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) begin tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world, completed on August 27, 1975
  • 1974-04-01 In the England the Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties come into being.
  • 1974-07-13 India's 1st one-day international (v England, Headingley)
  • 1974-11-12 A salmon is discovered in the River Thames, England, for the first time since 1833
  • 1974-11-21 Birmingham pub bombings: 21 civilians killed when bombs explode at two pubs in Birmingham, England (deadliest attack in England during "the Troubles")
  • 1975-01-09 Australia beat England by 171 runs in 4th Test to regain Ashes
  • 1975-01-14 17-year-old Lesley Whittle is kidnapped in Shropshire, England
  • 1975-01-24 Fastest Earth-bound object, 7200 kph, in vacuum centrifuge, England
  • 1975-03-10 Dog spectacles patented in England
  • 1975-08-27 Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) complete tandem bicycle ride, a record 18,020 miles around the world
  • 1975-11-12 7h Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats England 25-0
  • 1975-11-27 The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.
  • 1975-12-06 Balcombe Street Siege: for 6 days, four Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers hold two hostages at an apartment in London, England
  • 1976-07-09 England all out for 71 v WI at Old Trafford, Holding 14 5-7-17-5
  • 1977-03-13 Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test
  • 1977-05-14 English football international Bobby Moore retires
  • 1977-09-17 22nd Ryder Cup: US, 12½-13½ at Royal Lytham & St Annes England
  • 1978-01-18 Geoff Boycott captains England for the 1st time, v Pakistan at Karachi
  • 1978-05-21 118 Unification church couples wed in England
  • 1978-07-25 Louise Brown, the world's first test tube baby is born at Oldham General Hospital in England
  • 1978-07-29 Penny Dean swims English Channel in record 7h40m
  • 1979-06-06 200th running of horse's Derby in England
  • 1979-06-12 Bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min
  • 1979-07-17 David Gower 200* in England score of 5-633 v India at Edgbaston
  • 1979-08-06 Marcus Hooper, 12, is youngest person to swim English Channel
  • 1979-08-09 English seaside resort Brighton gets 1st British nude beach
  • 1979-08-20 The East Coast Main Line rail route between England and Scotland is restored when the Penmanshiel Diversion opens.
  • 1979-09-04 India need 438 to win v England, game ends at 8-429
  • 1980-02-29 Michael Bracey ends 59 h 55 m trapped in an elevator, England
  • 1980-03-20 The Mi Amigo ship containing England's pirate Radio Caroline sinks
  • 1980-05-14 Valencia of Spain wins 20th European Cup Winner's Cup against Arsenal of England 5-4 on penalties in Brussels
  • 1980-09-02 John Arlott commentates on his last game, England v Australia at Lord's

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1981-06-05 George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1981-06-10 Sebastian Coe of England sets 800m record (1:41.73) in Florence
  • 1981-07-07 The solar-powered aircraft, Solar Challenger, successfully completes a 163 mile flight across the English Channel
  • 1981-07-20 England set for innings loss v Aust, Botham hits 100 in 87 balls
  • 1981-08-09 Six English lifeguards set relay swim record English Channel (7:17)
  • 1981-08-12 Jon Erikson (US) becomes 1st to triple cross English Channel (38:27)
  • 1981-08-24 American Charles Chapman is 1st black to swim English Channel
  • 1981-09-20 24th Ryder Cup: US, 18½-9½ at Walton Heath Golf Club (Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey, England)
  • 1982-02-03 John Sharples of England finishes 371 hours of disco dancing

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982-05-28 Pope John Paul II is 1st reigning pope to visit Great Britain (Adrian IV was born in England, as Nicholas Breakspear)

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 1982-07-09 Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England v India at The Oval
  • 1982-09-14 Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel
  • 1982-10-11 English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England
  • 1983-01-07 Australia regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series win v England
  • 1983-04-01 Anti-nuclear demonstrators link arms in 14-mile human chain in England
  • 1983-08-06 Minnesota Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo)
  • 1983-08-18 Samantha Druce, age 12y 119d becomes the youngest woman to swim English Channel
  • 1983-11-14 First cruise missile placed at Greenham Common, England
  • 1983-11-25 World's greatest robbery; 26 million pounds (sterling) worth of gold, diamonds and cash stolen from Brink's-Mat warehouse at Heathrow Airport, England
  • 1984-02-01 Indian diplomat Ravindra Mhatre kidnapped and murdered by Kashmiri terrorists in Birmingham, England
  • 1984-02-05 NZ beat England (82 & 93) by an innings in 3 days
  • 1984-08-14 West Indies complete 5-0 series annihilation of England
  • 1985-01-17 Azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (v England)
  • 1985-02-17 1st day/night game at the MCG, Australia v England
  • 1985-05-11 56 die and at least 265 are injured at Bradford City football ground in the worst fire in English football history
  • 1985-05-15 Everton of England wins 25th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rapid Wien of Austria 3-1 in Rotterdam
  • 1985-07-05 Nicholas Mark Sanders (England) begins circumnavigation of globe, covering 13,035 road miles in 78 days, 3 hr, 30 min
  • 1985-09-09 Race riot in Birmingham, England
  • 1985-09-15 26th Ryder Cup: Europe beat US, 16½-11½ at The Belfry, England
  • 1985-09-24 Fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15h 30m)
  • 1986-03-31 English Hampton Court palace destroyed by fire, 1 dead
  • 1986-03-31 Six metropolitan county councils are abolished in England.
  • 1986-04-16 West Indies complete 5-0 demolition of England
  • 1986-12-12 David Boon's fourth Test century, 103 v England at Adelaide
  • 1986-12-17 Mrs Davina Thompson makes medical history by having the 1st heart, lung & liver transplant at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England
  • 1987-07-06 Pakistan score their 1st innings win over England, at Leeds
  • 1987-08-03 Chicago Bears beat Dallas Cowboys 17-6 in London, England (NFL expo)
  • 1987-08-07 Javed Miandad scores 260 v England at The Oval, 28 fours 1 six
  • 1987-08-08 Pakistan all out 708 v England at The Oval, Botham 3-217
  • 1987-08-09 LA Rams beat Dallas Cowboys 28-27 in London, England (NFL expo)
  • 1987-08-18 Philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel his time 28:21, 10 hours faster than 1st man to do it
  • 1987-08-19 Hungerford Massacre: in England, Michael Ryan kills sixteen people with an assault rifle and then commits suicide.
  • 1987-10-15 The Great Storm of 1987 hits France and England.
  • 1987-10-16 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
  • 1987-10-16 Great Storm of 1987: hurricane force winds to hit much of the South of England killing 23 people.
  • 1987-10-31 A pair in Coventry, England, ties world record for longest singles tennis match at 80 hrs 21 minutes
  • 1987-11-25 Abdul Qadir takes 9-56 against England at Lahore
  • 1987-11-27 Young man survives 7 attempts at suicide in Somerset, England
  • 1987-12-01 Digging begins to link England & France under English Channel

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 4,528


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1877-09-02 Frederick Soddy, English chemist, Nobel laureate, (d. 1956), born in Eastbourne, Sussex (d. 1956)

Nobel Laureate Chemist Frederick Soddy
Nobel Laureate Chemist
Frederick Soddy
  • 1877-11-18 Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Wealth & welfare)
  • 1877-11-25 Harley Granville-Barker, dramatist/producer/critic, born in London, England
  • 1877-12-31 Lawrence Beesley, English journalist and author (d. 1967)
  • 1878-01-04 Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)
  • 1878-01-19 Herbert Chapman, English football player and manager (d. 1934)
  • 1878-01-22 Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)
  • 1878-04-22 Kitty Gordon, Folkestone England, entertainer
  • 1878-07-05 Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/conductor/composer
  • 1878-11-06 Ernest Irving, English composer
  • 1878-11-24 Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1879-01-01 E. M. Forster, English writer and novelist (Howards End, Passage to India), born in Marylebone, Middlesex (d. 1970)

Writer and Novelist E. M. Forster
Writer and Novelist
E. M. Forster
  • 1879-01-15 Ernest Thesiger, English actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Ghoul), born in London, England (d. 1961)
  • 1879-02-05 Edward Rigby, England, actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent)
  • 1879-02-23 Agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind & the Eye)
  • 1879-02-26 Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten
  • 1879-04-26 Owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)
  • 1879-04-29 Thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)
  • 1879-05-25 W Maxwell Aitken lord Beaverbrook, Canada/English banker
  • 1879-06-04 Mabel Lucie Attwell, English children's author and illustrator (d. 1964)
  • 1879-06-06 L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect
  • 1879-06-23 William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman
  • 1879-08-13 John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun)
  • 1879-08-21 Henry Ainley, Leeds England, actor (As You Like It)
  • 1879-09-27 Cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite)
  • 1879-10-30 Eily Malyon, actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion), born in London, England
  • 1879-12-22 Ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier)
  • 1879-12-27 Sydney Greenstreet, Sandwich England, actor (Maltese Falcon)
  • 1880-01-01 Edie Martin, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt), born in London, England
  • 1880-03-01 Lytton Strachey, English biographer and critic (Benson Medal 1923), born in London, England
  • 1880-03-12 House Peters, England, silent film actor (Kansas Territory)
  • 1880-03-17 Lawrence Oates, English army officer and Antarctic explorer (d. 1912)
  • 1880-04-10 Montague Summers, English writer (d. 1948)
  • 1880-09-22 Dame Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragist (d. 1958)
  • 1880-11-02 John Foulds, English composer, born in Manchester (d. 1939
  • 1880-11-25 Leonard S Woolf, English author/husband of Virginia Woolf
  • 1881-01-09 Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)
  • 1881-01-17 Alfred Radcliffe-Browne, British anthropologist (Andaman Islanders), born in Birmingham, England (d. 1955)
  • 1881-02-13 Eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin)
  • 1881-03-25 Mary Gladys Webb, English writer (d. 1927)
  • 1881-04-03 Margaret MJ "Daisy" Ashford, English author (Young Sisters)
  • 1881-06-01 Charles Kay Ogden, English writer and linguist (d. 1957)
  • 1881-08-01 Emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer
  • 1881-08-02 Ethel Mary Dell, English author (Storm Drift)
  • 1881-09-12 Daniel Jones, England phoneticist (English pronouncing dictionary)
  • 1881-09-16 Clive Bell, English art critic (d. 1964)
  • 1881-09-17 Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter, English soldier (d. 1955)
  • 1881-09-20 Walter Kingsford, Redhill England, actor (My Favorite Blonde)
  • 1881-09-28 Henry Geehl, English composer, born in London (d. 1961)
  • 1881-10-26 Margaret Wycherly, actress (Keeper of the Flame), born in London, England
  • 1881-11-04 Milton Rosmer, Southport England, director (Murder in the Red Barn)
  • 1881-11-17 Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1882-01-18 A. A. Milne, English author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, born in Hampstead Middlesex (d. 1956)

Author A. A. Milne
Author
A. A. Milne

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1882-01-25 Virginia Woolf [Adeline], author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse), born in London, England (d. 1941)

  • 1882-02-22 Eric Gill, England, sculptor/engraver/typographer (Perpetua)
  • 1882-03-02 Wallis Clark, Essex England, actress (Postal Inspector)
  • 1882-03-25 Haydn Wood, English composer, born in Slaithwaite (d. 1959)
  • 1882-04-18 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • 1882-05-05 Sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist
  • 1882-06-01 John Drinkwater, English poet/playwright (Abraham Lincoln)
  • 1882-07-30 Holmes Herbert, Mansfield England, actor (The Kiss)
  • 1882-08-05 Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I)
  • 1882-08-14 Gisela Richter, English art historian (d. 1972)
  • 1882-10-24 Sybil Thorndike, England, actress (Saint Joan)
  • 1882-11-18 Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)
  • 1882-12-28 Arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician
  • 1883-01-20 Betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces
  • 1883-01-24 Estelle Winwood, [Goodwin], England, actress (Miracle on 34th Street)
  • 1883-02-15 Sax Rohmer (real name Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward), English author of Dr Fu Manchu novels (d. 1959)
  • 1883-02-18 Tom Walls, Kingsthorpe England, actor/producer (Undercover)
  • 1883-04-08 R. P. Keigwin, English academic (d. 1972)
  • 1883-04-11 Leonard Mudie, England, actor (Magnetic Monster, British Intelligence)
  • 1883-05-15 Stanley Marchant, English composer, born in London (d. 1949)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1883-06-05 John Maynard Keynes, English economist whose ideas changed the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1946)

  • 1883-07-01 Arthur Borton, English soldier (d. 1933)
  • 1883-07-04 Alan Brooke, English general [or Jul 23]
  • 1883-09-16 T. E. Hulme, English writer (d. 1917)
  • 1883-09-18 Lord Berners, [Gerald Tyrwhitt], England, composer (1st Childhood)
  • 1883-09-30 Robert H Lightfoot, English theologist/exegetist (St John's Gospel)
  • 1883-11-08 Arnold Bax, English composer (Farewell My Youth), born in London (d. 1953)
  • 1883-11-25 Percy Marmont, actor (Capt Apache), born in London, England
  • 1883-12-22 Arthur James Cook, England, union leader (coal miners)
  • 1883-12-30 Mary Forbes, Hornsey England, actress (Terror by Night)
  • 1884-01-18 Arthur Ransome, English author (Swallows & Amazons)
  • 1884-02-23 Frank Cellier, Surbiton England, actor (Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade)
  • 1884-04-07 Charles Dodd, English new testament authority
  • 1884-08-12 Frank Arthur Swinnerton, English novelist (Summer Storm, Sanctuary)
  • 1884-10-12 Godfrey Tearle, English/US actor (39 Steps)
  • 1884-11-05 James Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan)
  • 1885-01-01 Roland Diggle, English-born American composer and organist (d. 1954)
  • 1885-02-25 Sylvia Brett, Lady Brooke and Ranee of Sarawak, born in London, England (d. 1971)
  • 1885-03-01 Lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum)
  • 1885-05-24 Susan Sutherland Isaacs, English educational psychologist (d. 1948).
  • 1885-08-07 Gordon Harker, actor (Facts of Love, Champagne), born in London, England
  • 1885-08-16 Charles Carson, actor (Cry the Beloved Country), born in London, England
  • 1885-12-19 F S Flint, translator/poet (imagist movement), born in London, England
  • 1886-01-02 Apsley Cherry-Garrard, English Antarctic explorer (d. 1959)
  • 1886-01-11 George Zucco, England, actor (Adv of Sherlock Holmes, Capt Fury)
  • 1886-01-14 Hugh Lofting, England, writer & illustrator (Dr Dolittle)
  • 1886-01-17 Ronald Firbank, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot), born in London, England

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1101 - 1,200 of 2,236

  • 1863-03-11 Sir James Outram, 1st Baronet, English general (b. 1803)
  • 1864-05-20 John Clare, English poet (Little Trotty Wagtail), dies at 70
  • 1864-09-16 John Hanning Speke, English explorer (b. 1827)
  • 1865-04-30 Robert Fitzroy, English admiral and meteorologist (b. 1805)
  • 1865-06-08 Joseph Paxton, English architect, gardener and MP (Crystal Palace), dies at 61
  • 1865-11-12 Elizabeth Gaskell, English novelist (b. 1810)
  • 1866-01-23 Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (b. 1785)
  • 1866-03-06 William Whewell, English scientist, philosopher, and historian of science (b. 1794)
  • 1866-04-15 William Jackson of Masham, English composer and organist, dies at 51
  • 1866-08-06 John Mason Neale, English divine, scholar and hymnwriter (b. 1818)
  • 1867-08-25 Michael Faraday, English scientist (b. 1791)
  • 1869-01-26 Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1846)
  • 1869-06-16 Charles Sturt, English explorer (b. 1795)
  • 1869-09-17 Peter M Roget, England, lexographer (Roget's Thesaurus), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1870-06-09 Charles Dickens, English writer (David Copperfield, Oliver Twist), dies at 58

Novelist Charles Dickens
Novelist
Charles Dickens
  • 1871-04-07 Alexander, grandson of English queen Victoria, dies at 1 day old

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1871-06-09 Anna Atkins, English botanist, photographer and the 1st person to publish a book illustrated with photographic images, dies of paralysis, rheumatism, and exhaustion at 72

Botanist and Photographer Anna Atkins
Botanist and Photographer
Anna Atkins
  • 1871-09-07 Cowper Phipps Coles, English inventor (Steel warships), drowns

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1871-10-20 Charles Babbage, English mathematician/inventor (calculator), dies of renal failure at 79

Inventor Charles Babbage
Inventor
Charles Babbage
  • 1871-11-11 William Lonsdale, English Geologist and Paleontologist (fossil coral), dies at 77
  • 1872-04-01 Frederick Maurice, English theologian (b. 1805)
  • 1872-04-01 William Frederick Horry, English convicted murderer (b. 1843)
  • 1873-01-18 Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803)
  • 1873-04-20 William Tite, English architect (b. 1798)
  • 1873-04-27 William Charles Macready, English actor (b. 1793)
  • 1873-07-19 Samuel Wilberforce, English bishop and one of the greatest public speakers of his day (remembered for his opposition to Darwin's theory of evolution), dies at 67
  • 1873-08-02 Frank Mori, English composer, dies at 53
  • 1873-10-09 George Ormerod, English historian and antiquarian (b. 1785)
  • 1874-06-22 Howard Staunton, English world chess champion, designer of chess pieces, dies at 84
  • 1875-01-23 Charles Kingsley, English vicar and writer (Westward Ho!), dies at 55
  • 1876-05-20 Harold, grandson of English queen Victoria, dies at 8 days old
  • 1876-05-24 Henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer, dies at 46
  • 1876-07-14 Thomas Hazlehurst, English Methodist chapel builder (b. 1816)
  • 1876-08-19 George Smith, English Archaeologist and assyriologist (cuneiform script), dies of fever at 36
  • 1877-03-09 Mark Prager Lindo, English/Dutch author (Neth Spectator), dies at 58
  • 1877-03-24 Walter Bagehot, English economist/critic/banker, dies at 51
  • 1878-02-01 George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85
  • 1878-03-16 William Banting, English undertaker, dies
  • 1878-04-25 Anna Sewell, English author (Black Beauty), dies at 58
  • 1878-06-23 George Backing, English sea officer/explorer (B's River), dies at 81
  • 1879-08-03 Joseph Severn, English painter (b. 1793)
  • 1880-01-27 Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830)
  • 1880-05-10 John Goss, English composer and organist (Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven), dies at 79
  • 1880-05-26 John Curwen, English Congregationalist minister and founder of Tonic sol-fa music system, dies at 63
  • 1880-08-15 Adelaide Neilson, English stage actress (Julia-The Hunchback), dies while horse riding at 32
  • 1880-10-04 William Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies
  • 1880-12-22 George Eliot [Mary Anne Evans], English novelist (Adam Bede, Middlemarch), dies on her 61st birthday
  • 1881-06-16 Sir Josiah Mason, English manufacturer (b. 1795)
  • 1881-07-20 Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh, dies
  • 1882-01-03 William H Ainsworth, English writer (Guy Fawkes), dies at 76
  • 1882-01-04 John William Draper, English scientist, photographer (b. 1811)
  • 1882-04-09 Dante Gabriel Rossetti, English Pre-Raphaelite poet and painter, dies at 53

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1882-04-19 Charles Darwin, English naturalist (Origin of the Species) who conceived the theory of evolution by natural selection, dies of heart failure at 73

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Naturalist
Charles Darwin
  • 1883-03-09 Arnold Toynbee, English economic historian and social reformer, dies at 30
  • 1883-06-14 Edward FitzGerald, English poet (b. 1809)
  • 1883-07-24 Matthew Webb, English Channel swimmer, drowns above Niagara Falls
  • 1884-03-01 Isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820)
  • 1884-08-06 Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman (b. 1812)
  • 1885-01-19 Fred Burnaby, English colonel/balloon pioneer, dies in battle
  • 1885-01-26 Edward Davy, English inventor (b. 1806)
  • 1885-02-18 Charlotte Sainton-Dolby, English contralto and composer, dies at 61
  • 1885-05-19 Peter W. Barlow, English engineer (b. 1809)
  • 1885-10-29 James Hannington, English missionary, murdered in Uganda
  • 1886-11-08 Frederick J "Fred" Archer, English jockey, commits suicide at 29
  • 1887-02-10 Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73
  • 1887-08-14 Richard Jeffries, English naturalist and essayist, dies of tuberculosis at 38
  • 1887-10-12 Dinah Craik, English writer (John Halifax, Gentleman), dies at 61

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1888-04-15 Matthew Arnold, English poet, dies at 65

Poet/Critic Matthew Arnold
Poet/Critic
Matthew Arnold
  • 1888-09-30 Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45
  • 1888-09-30 Elizabeth Stride, Long Liz, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45
  • 1889-03-27 John Bright, English statesman (b. 1811)
  • 1889-09-23 [William] Wilkie Collins, English writer (The Moonstone), dies at 65
  • 1889-10-11 James Prescott Joule, English physicist (b. 1818)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1889-12-12 Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77

  • 1889-12-21 Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61
  • 1890-03-13 Henry Wylde, English composer and conductor, dies at 67
  • 1890-08-11 John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89
  • 1891-03-15 Joseph Bazalgette, English civil engineer (b. 1819)
  • 1891-04-25 Nathaniel Woodard, English educationalist (b. 1811)
  • 1891-10-06 Charles S Parnell, English/Irish Home Rule Party leader, dies at 45
  • 1891-10-15 Gilbert Arthur a Beckett, English writer (b. 1837)
  • 1892-01-02 George B Airy, English astronomer/writer, dies at 90
  • 1892-01-21 John Couch Adams, English co-discoverer of Neptune, dies
  • 1892-01-31 Charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist (b. 1834)
  • 1892-03-20 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer, dies at 41
  • 1892-03-29 William Bowman, English anatomist, dies at 75
  • 1892-07-18 Thomas Cook, English tour director (Thomas Cook & Son), dies at 83
  • 1892-12-18 Richard Owen, English zoologist (Dinosaurus), dies at 88
  • 1893-09-15 Thomas Hawksley, English civil engineer (b. 1807)
  • 1893-12-30 Samuel White Baker, English explorer, dies at 72
  • 1894-03-27 Verney L Cameron, English explorer (Tanganyika), dies at 49
  • 1894-12-29 Christina Rossetti, English poet, dies at 64 in London
  • 1895-03-10 Charles Frederick Worth, English-born couturier (b. 1826)
  • 1895-06-29 Thomas Henry Huxley, English scientist (b. 1825)
  • 1895-08-05 Friedrich English, German textile manufacturer/marxist, dies
  • 1896-06-10 Amelia Dyer, English murderer (b. 1829)
  • 1896-08-13 John Everett Millais, English painter, dies at 67
  • 1897-04-23 Clement Harris, English composer, killed fighting in the Greco-Turkish war at 25
  • 1897-07-20 Jean Ingelow, English poet (b. 1820)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1898-01-14 Lewis Carroll, English writer (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), dies at 65

Author and Mathematician Lewis Carroll
Author and Mathematician
Lewis Carroll