English History (Part 22)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2101 - 2,200 of 4,531

  • 1927-07-03 Ken Russell, England, director (Tommy, Altered States, Gothic)
  • 1927-08-01 Franklyn Perring, English Botanist (co-author of Atlas of the British Flora, 1962), born in London, England
  • 1927-08-02 Peter Swinnereton-Dyer, English mathematician, born in Ponteland, Northumberland
  • 1927-08-09 Robert Shaw, England, actor (Deep, Jaws, Sting, Black Sunday)
  • 1927-08-11 Raymond Leppard, conductor (St Louis Symphony Orch), born in London, England
  • 1927-08-20 Geriatric1927, English video blogger
  • 1927-08-20 Yootha Joyce, English actress (d. 1980)
  • 1927-09-19 Rosemary Harris, English actress
  • 1927-09-20 Johnny Dankworth, English musician and composer
  • 1927-09-22 Gordon Astall, English footballer, born in Horwich
  • 1927-09-25 Sir Colin Davis, Weybridge England, conductor (NY Met 1967-71)
  • 1927-10-14 Roger Moore, actor (Alaskans, Maverick, Saint), born in London, England
  • 1927-10-16 Lee Montague, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust), born in London, England
  • 1927-10-28 Cleo Laine, actress/singer (Flesh to a Tiger), born in Middlesex, England
  • 1927-11-02 John Sainsbury, English billionaire
  • 1927-11-08 Ken Dodd, English comedian
  • 1927-11-11 Lord Wolfson, English multi-millionaire
  • 1927-12-19 James Booth, Croydon, Surrey, English actor and screenwriter (Zulu, Keeping Mum)
  • 1927-12-26 Denis Quilley, actor (Masada), born in London, England
  • 1927-12-28 Simon Raven, English playwright/critic (Alms for Oblivion)
  • 1928-01-02 Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)

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1928-01-17 Vidal Sassoon, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson), born in London, England (d. 2012)

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Hairdresser
Vidal Sassoon
  • 1928-01-24 Desmond Morris, English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language)
  • 1928-01-31 Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor, born in Bridgwater, Somerset
  • 1928-02-01 Eric Evans, English dean of St Paul's, born in Tenby, Wales (d. 1996)
  • 1928-02-22 Bruce Forsyth, comedian/TV host (Generation Game), born in London, England
  • 1928-02-29 Joss Ackland, actor (Queenie, To Kill a Priest), born in London, England
  • 1928-03-04 Alan Sillitoe, English writer (Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner), born in Nottingham (d. 2010)
  • 1928-03-11 Peter Roger Hunt, director (Dr No), born in London, England
  • 1928-03-23 11th duke of Beaufort, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1928-03-30 Tom Sharpe, English historian/author (Riotous Assembly, Want), (d. 2013)
  • 1928-04-03 Jennifer Paterson, English chef and TV personality (d. 1999)
  • 1928-04-05 Michael Bryant, actor (Sakharov, Girly), born in London, England
  • 1928-04-08 Eric Porter, actor (Antony & Cleopatra, 39 Steps), born in London, England
  • 1928-04-13 Alan Clark, English politician (d. 1999)
  • 1928-04-20 Gerald S. Hawkins, English astronomer (d. 2003)
  • 1928-05-19 Colin Chapman, English automotive engineer and founder of Lotus Cars, born in Richmond (d. 1982)
  • 1928-05-23 Nigel Davenport, actor (Without a Clue, Masada), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2013)
  • 1928-05-23 Jeannie Carson, English actress and comedian
  • 1928-05-30 John Keith Wright, English economist/asst sect of state (1971-84)
  • 1928-06-01 Bob Monkhouse, Kent England, comedian (Bonkers)
  • 1928-06-05 Tony Richardson, England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)
  • 1928-06-19 Barry Took, English comedy writer (d. 2002)
  • 1928-06-28 Andrew Gordon Speedie-Pask, English cybernetician stage producer and lyricist, born in Derby (d. 1996)
  • 1928-06-28 Harold Evans, English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times
  • 1928-07-03 Evelyn Anthony, English historical writer (Poellenberg Inheritance)
  • 1928-07-03 John Wills, lord-lt of Avon England
  • 1928-07-16 Anita Brookner, English novelist (Hotel du Lac) and art historian, born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1928-08-08 Ken Scowcroft, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
  • 1928-08-15 Nicolas Roeg, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka), born in London, England
  • 1928-08-21 Gillian Sheen, England, foils (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • 1928-08-29 Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)
  • 1928-09-14 Sir Angus Ogilvy, husband of English princess Alexandra, born in London, England
  • 1928-09-15 Rod Robbie, Poole, England, Canadian architect and planner (Roger's Centre/ Sky Dome, Toronto), (d. 2012)
  • 1928-09-17 Roddy McDowall, actor (Planet of Apes, Lord Love a Duck), born in London, England
  • 1928-09-29 Lord Avebury [Eric Reginald Lubbock], English politician (Liberal MP for Orpington 1962-70)
  • 1928-11-12 Robert Holness, Natal, South Africa, English radio and television presenter (BBC), (d. 2012)
  • 1928-11-22 Pat Smythe, England, equestrian jumper (Olympic-bronze-1956)
  • 1928-12-29 Bernard Cribbins, Oldham England, actor (Val Doonican Show)
  • 1929-01-10 Derek Hammond-Stroud, English operatic baritone
  • 1929-01-28 Acker Bilk, English clarinetist who was part of the traditional jazz revival of the 1950s and 1960s, born in Pensford, Somerset (d. 2014)
  • 1929-01-31 Jean Simmons, actress (Thorn Birds, Guys & Dolls), born in London, England
  • 1929-02-15 Graham Hill, auto racer (1962, 68 international racing champ), born in London, England
  • 1929-02-18 Leonard Cyril Deighton, English author (Ipcress File, Fighter)
  • 1929-02-21 James Beck, English actor (d. 1973)
  • 1929-03-02 Donald Gosling, English parkeerplaatsenmagnaat/multi-millionaire
  • 1929-03-23 Michael Manser, English architect, born in Bristol (d. 2016)
  • 1929-03-23 Roger Bannister, England, 1st to run a 4 minute mile (May 6, 1954)
  • 1929-03-25 Kenneth Haigh, Yorkshire England, actor (Search for the Nile)
  • 1929-03-28 Paul England, Australian racing driver
  • 1929-04-05 Joe Meek, English record producer
  • 1929-04-14 Gerry Anderson, English television producer, (d. 2012)
  • 1929-04-22 Margaret Pereira, English forensic scientist (Nicholls and Pereira method), born in Bexley (d. 2017)
  • 1929-04-22 Michael Atiyah, educator (Trinity College - Cambridge England)
  • 1929-04-23 George Steiner, professor (English)

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1929-06-07 John Turner, (L) 17th Canadian PM (1984), born in Richmond, England

17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner
17th Prime Minister of Canada
John Turner
  • 1929-06-13 Alan Civil, English French horn player (d. 1989)
  • 1929-06-16 Pauline Yates, English actress (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in St Helens, Merseyside
  • 1929-06-19 Thelma Barlow, English actress (Mavis on Coronation Street)
  • 1929-06-23 Dave King, Twickenham England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)
  • 1929-06-26 Ian Prestt, English ornithologist
  • 1929-07-18 Michael Medwin, English actor (Four in a Jeep, Scrooge, Checkpoint)
  • 1929-07-22 Vivien Merchant, actress (Under Milk Wood), born in Manchester, England
  • 1929-08-29 Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)
  • 1929-09-08 Roger Byrne, English footballer (d. 1958
  • 1929-09-17 Stirling Moss, race car driver, born in London, England
  • 1929-09-19 10th duke of Richmond, English large landowner/art collector
  • 1929-09-21 Bernard Williams, English philosopher (d. 2003)
  • 1929-10-28 Joan Plowright, Brigg England, actress (Brimstone & Treacle)
  • 1929-12-12 John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther), born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1929-12-16 Nicholas Courtney, English actor
  • 1930-01-17 Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader
  • 1930-01-24 Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire
  • 1930-01-29 Derek Bailey, English guitar virtuoso (d. 2005)
  • 1930-02-03 Gillian Ayres, English painter
  • 1930-02-17 Ruth Rendell, English thriller writer (Inspector Wexford novels), born in South Woodford, Essex
  • 1930-03-07 Anthony Armstrong-Jones [Lord Snowdon], British photographer and husband of Princess Margaret, born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1930-03-28 Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer
  • 1930-04-02 W Hambleden Smith, English newspaper magnate
  • 1930-04-08 Dorothy Tutin, actress (Importance of Being Ernest, Cromwell), born in London, England

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 2101 - 2,200 of 2,237

  • 2012-01-06 Robert Holness, English radio and television presenter, dies at 83
  • 2012-01-26 Ian Abercrombie, English actor, dies from kidney failure at 77
  • 2012-01-30 Frederick Treves, English actor, dies at 86

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2012-02-29 Davy Jones, English musician, dies from heart attack at 66

Singer Davy Jones
Singer
Davy Jones
  • 2012-03-28 John Arden, English novelist/playwright, dies at 81
  • 2012-04-20 Bert Weedon, English guitar player, dies at 91
  • 2012-04-28 Patricia Medina, English actress, dies from natural causes at 92
  • 2012-06-02 Richard Dawson, English-American actor, dies from esophageal cancer at 79
  • 2012-07-16 Jon Lord, English musician, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 71
  • 2012-07-20 Simon Ward, English actor, dies at 70
  • 2012-08-06 Sir Bernard Lovell, English radio astronomer, dies at 98
  • 2012-08-22 Nina Bawden, English author, dies at 87
  • 2012-10-25 John Connelly, English footballer, dies from cancer at 74
  • 2012-11-09 Bill Tarmey, English actor, dies at 71
  • 2012-11-17 Margaret Yorke, English crime fiction writer, dies at 88
  • 2012-11-25 Dinah Sheridan, English actress, dies at 92
  • 2012-11-26 Joseph Murray, English plastic surgeon, dies from a hemorrhagic stroke at 93
  • 2012-12-09 Sir Patrick Moore, English amateur astronomer and author, dies from an infection at 89
  • 2012-12-24 Richard Rodney Bennett, English composer, dies at 76
  • 2012-12-26 Gerry Anderson, English writer/producer/director, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 83
  • 2013-01-04 Derek Kevan, English footballer, dies at 77
  • 2013-01-17 Lizbeth Webb, English soprano, dies at 86
  • 2013-01-21 Robert Michael Winner, English film director and producer (Death Wish), dies at 77
  • 2013-02-04 Reg Presley, English rocker, dies from lung cancer at 71
  • 2013-02-05 Stuart Freeborn, English motion picture make-up artist, dies at 98
  • 2013-02-11 Rick Huxley, English guitarist, dies at 72

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2013-02-16 Tony Sheridan, English singer-songwriter and guitarist, dies at 72

Singer-Songwriter and and Guitarist Tony Sheridan
Singer-Songwriter and and Guitarist
Tony Sheridan
  • 2013-02-17 Richard Briers, English actor, dies from emphysema at 79
  • 2013-02-18 Kevin Ayers, English rocker, dies at 68
  • 2013-02-28 Bruce Reynolds, English criminal, dies at 81
  • 2013-03-06 Alvin Lee, English rocker, dies from complications from surgery at 68
  • 2013-03-07 Kevin Ball, English Jazz musician, dies from pneumonia at 82
  • 2013-03-07 Peter Banks, English rocker, dies at 65
  • 2013-03-07 Kenny Ball, English jazz musician, dies at 82
  • 2013-03-12 Clive Burr, English drummer, dies from complications from multiple sclerosis at 56
  • 2013-04-07 John St Aubyn, 4th Baron St Levan, English peer (St Michael's Mount), dies at 94
  • 2013-04-14 Colin Davis, English conductor, dies at 85
  • 2013-04-18 Storm Thorgerson, English graphic designer, dies from cancer at 69
  • 2013-04-20 Nosher Powell, English actor and boxer, dies at 84
  • 2013-05-08 Brian Forbes, English director and actor, dies at 86
  • 2013-05-27 Bill Pertwee, English Actor, dies at 86
  • 2013-07-19 Mel Smith, English comedian and author, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • 2013-08-13 Jon Brookes, English drummer (The Charlatans), dies of cancer at 44
  • 2013-08-20 Marian McPartland, English-born American Jazz musician, dies at 95
  • 2013-08-23 David Garrick, English singer, dies at 67
  • 2013-09-16 Jackie Lomax, English singer-songwriter (Is This What You Want), dies at 69
  • 2013-10-25 Nigel Davenport, English actor, dies at 85
  • 2013-10-30 Pete Haycock, English guitarist, dies at 62
  • 2013-11-25 Bill Foulkes, English footballer (Manchester United), dies at 81
  • 2013-11-30 Jean Kent, English actress, dies from complications from a fall at 92
  • 2013-12-01 Richard Coughlan, English drummer, dies from pneumonia at 66
  • 2013-12-05 Colin Wilson, English writer, dies at 82
  • 2014-01-02 Elizabeth Jane Howard, English novelist, dies at 90
  • 2014-01-19 Bert Williams, English footballer (Wolverhampton, 30 caps), dies at 93
  • 2014-03-06 Sheila MacRae, English actress, dies at 92
  • 2014-03-30 Kate O'Mara, English actress (Dynasty) and writer, dies at 74
  • 2014-04-29 Bob Hoskins, English actor (Who Framed Roger Rabbit), dies from pneumonia at 71
  • 2014-06-09 Rik Mayall, English actor & comedian, dies from cardiac arrest at 56
  • 2014-06-17 Patsy Byrne, English actress, dies at 80
  • 2014-08-08 Charles Keating, English actor, dies from lung cancer at 72
  • 2014-08-24 Richard Attenborough, English actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston), dies at 90
  • 2014-08-28 Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist, dies from heart failure at 67
  • 2014-09-12 Donald Sinden, English actor, dies from prostate cancer at 90
  • 2014-10-19 Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress, dies from colon cancer at 66
  • 2014-10-23 Alvin Stardust, English singer, dies at 72
  • 2014-11-04 Acker Bilk, English clarinetist who was part of the traditional jazz revival of the 1950s and 1960s, dies at 85
  • 2014-11-27 P D [Phyllis Dorothy] James, Baroness James of Holland Park, English crime writer (Death in Holy Orders), dies at 94
  • 2014-12-03 Ian McLagan, English rocker, dies from a stroke at 69
  • 2014-12-21 Billie Whitelaw, English actress, dies at 82

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2014-12-22 Joe Cocker, English rock musician (With a Little Help from My Friends), dies of lung cancer at 70

Rocker Joe Cocker
Rocker
Joe Cocker
  • 2014-12-25 Mary Lyon, English geneticist (X-chromosome inactivation), dies at 89
  • 2015-01-06 Lance Percival, English actor and comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 81
  • 2015-01-12 John Bayley, English academic and writer (Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch), dies at 89
  • 2015-01-13 Trevor Leonard Ward-Davies 'Dozy', English musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), dies at 70
  • 2015-01-19 Anne Kirkbride, English Actress (Deirdre in Coronation Street), dies of breast cancer at 60
  • 2015-01-21 Pauline Yates, English actress (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), dies at 85
  • 2015-01-30 Geraldine McEwan, English actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), dies at 82
  • 2015-02-07 Robert Gavron, Baron Gavron, English publisher/multi-millionaire, dies of a heart attack at 84

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2015-03-12 Terry Pratchett, English author of fantasy novels (Discworld), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 66

Novelist Terry Pratchett
Novelist
Terry Pratchett
  • 2015-03-15 Robert Clatworthy, English sculptor, dies at 87
  • 2015-03-16 Andy Fraser, English bass guitarist (Free), dies at 62
  • 2015-03-21 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, dies at 74
  • 2015-03-26 John Renbourn, English folk guitarist and songwriter (Pentangle), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • 2015-04-20 Sir Raymond Carr, English historian and warden (St Antony's College Oxford), dies at 96
  • 2015-05-02 Ruth Rendell, English thriller writer (Inspector Wexford novels), dies at 85

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2015-06-07 Sir Christopher Lee, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Dracula), dies at 93

  • 2015-06-12 Ernest Tomlinson, English composer (Light music), dies at 90
  • 2015-06-27 Chris Squire, English rock bassist (Yes), dies of cancer at 67
  • 2015-07-01 Sir Nicholas Winton, English Humanitarian ('British Schindler' - saved 600 children from Nazis), dies at 106
  • 2015-07-17 Rev Owen Chadwick, English historian, priest and university chancellor, dies at 99 (d. 2015)
  • 2015-08-02 Cilla Black, English pop singer and TV host (Blind Date), dies at 72
  • 2015-08-03 Robert Conquest, English historian and poet (The Great Terror), dies at 98
  • 2015-08-05 George Cole, English actor (Minder), dies at 90
  • 2015-08-09 David Nobbs, English comedic writer (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), dies at 80
  • 2015-08-24 Justin Wilson, English Indycar driver, dies as a result of on track accident at 37
  • 2015-08-26 P J [Patrick Joeseph] Kavanagh, English poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), dies at 84
  • 2015-08-30 Oliver Sacks, English Neurologist and author (Awakenings), dies at 82
  • 2015-09-03 Judy Carne, English Comedienne and Actress (Laugh-In), dies at 76
  • 2015-09-17 David Willcocks, English conductor and composer (Kings College choir), dies at 95
  • 2015-10-03 Denis Healey, English politician (Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer), dies at 98