English History (Part 23)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2201 - 2,300 of 4,528

  • 1930-06-08 Dana Wynter, actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers), born in London, England
  • 1930-07-15 Charles Kelly, chief constable (Staffordshire England)
  • 1930-07-18 Burt Kwouk, English actor (Pink Panther movies), born in Warrington (d. 2016)
  • 1930-07-20 Sally Ann Howes, actress (Dead of Night), born in London, England
  • 1930-07-24 Charles Hambro, English banker/multi-millionaire/CEO (Hambros)
  • 1930-08-01 Lionel Bart [Begleiter], English pop music composer and writer (Oliver!), born in London, England
  • 1930-08-21 Margaret Rose Countess of Snowdon, Sister of Queen Elizabeth II , born in London, England
  • 1930-09-08 Jeanette Altwegg, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1930-09-13 Robert Gavron, Baron Gavron, English publisher/multi-millionaire (St Ives)
  • 1930-09-19 Rosemary Harris, Ashby Suffolk England, actress (Holocaust)
  • 1930-09-29 Colin Dexter, English crime writer (Inspector Morse), born in Stamford, Lincolnshire (d. 2017)
  • 1930-10-10 Harold Pinter, playwright (Homecoming, Servant), born in London, England (d. 2008)
  • 1930-10-26 John Arden, English novelist/playwright (Left Handed Liberty), (d. 2012)
  • 1930-10-28 Bernie Ecclestone, English motorsports impresario (F1), born in St Peter, South Elmham
  • 1930-10-31 Ray Crane, English trumpeter, born in Skegness, Lincolnshire (d. 1994)
  • 1930-11-04 Kate Reid, actress (Heaven Help US), born in London, England
  • 1930-11-11 Vernon Handley, English conductor
  • 1930-11-14 Dame Elisabeth Frink, Thurlow, Suffolk, English sculptor and printmaker
  • 1930-11-29 Shirley Porter, English politician
  • 1930-12-22 Peter Hall, Suffolk England, director (Royal Shakespeare Company)
  • 1930-12-26 Donald Moffat, Plymouth England, actor (Kent-Logan's Run)
  • 1930-12-27 Wilfrid Sheed, England, writer (Boys of Winter, Hack)
  • 1931-01-10 Peter Barnes, English writer (d. 2004)
  • 1931-01-13 Ian Hendry, English actor (d. 1984)
  • 1931-01-27 John Hopkins, English TV, film and stage writer (Z-Cars), born in London (d. 1998)
  • 1931-01-27 Nigel Vinson, British Lord and inventor, born in Kent, England
  • 1931-01-29 Leslie Bricuse, English/US composer (Stop the world I want to get off)
  • 1931-02-15 [Patricia] Claire Bloom, actress (Charly, Look Back in Anger), born in London, England
  • 1931-03-17 Eunice Gayson, actress (Dr No, From Russia With Love), born in London, England
  • 1931-03-29 Evelyn de Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • 1931-04-22 Ronald Hynd, British choreographer (English National Ballet)
  • 1931-06-07 Malcolm Morley, English-born painter
  • 1931-06-19 "Against Iain" duke of Atholl, English large landowner
  • 1931-07-06 Donal Donnelly, Bradford Yorkshire England, actor (Dead)
  • 1931-07-12 Lord Clinton, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
  • 1931-07-14 Robert Stephens, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Kurt-Holocaust)
  • 1931-07-20 Tony Marsh, English racing driver
  • 1931-07-22 Charles Huxtable, General commander (English ground armies)
  • 1931-08-01 Monty Losowsky, prof of medicine (St James University England)
  • 1931-08-18 Dick White, English footballer
  • 1931-08-28 John Shirley-Quirk, baritone (Death in Venice), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1931-09-12 Ian Holm, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Alien), born in Ilford Essex
  • 1931-09-24 Anthony Newley, English actor and singer-songwriter (Dr Doolitte, Goldfinger theme), born in London (d. 1999)
  • 1931-10-13 Janice Elliott, English novelist (d. 1995)
  • 1931-10-19 John le CarrĂ©, English novelist
  • 1931-10-20 Ken Morrison, English supermarket maginate/multi-millionaire
  • 1931-10-23 Diana Dors, [Fluck], Swindon England, actress (Berserk!, Steaming)
  • 1931-10-27 David Bryant, English world champion bowler/tv-host
  • 1931-11-06 Peter Collins, English race car driver (d. 1958)
  • 1931-11-13 Anthony Jacobs, English industrialist (BSM)
  • 1931-11-25 Dickie Jeeps, English rugby international/chairman Sports Council
  • 1931-11-28 Ian Skipper, English businessman/multi-millionaire (Heritage Projects)
  • 1931-12-18 Alison Plowden, English historian (d. 2007)
  • 1932-01-29 George Allen, English footballer
  • 1932-02-14 Jocelyn Stevens, CEO (English Heritage)
  • 1932-02-24 Everard Goodman, English real estate developer (TOPS Estates)
  • 1932-02-25 Tony Brooks, English race car driver

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1932-02-27 Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (Father of the Bride, Butterfield 8, Cleopatra), born in London, England (d. 2011)

  • 1932-03-11 Valerie French, actress (Jubal), born in London, England
  • 1932-04-03 Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)
  • 1932-04-14 Bob Grant, English actor (d. 2003)
  • 1932-04-18 Dominic Milroy, OSB/headmaster (Ampleforth College England)
  • 1932-04-21 Angela Mortimer, English tennis player, Wimbledon)
  • 1932-04-25 William Roache, England, actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street)
  • 1932-04-26 Michael Smith, English-born chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2000)
  • 1932-05-06 Viscount Coke, English large landowner/art collector
  • 1932-05-07 Derek Taylor, English publicist for the Beatles, born in Liverpool, Merseyside (d. 1997)
  • 1932-05-09 Geraldine McEwan, English actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), born in Old Windsor Berkshire
  • 1932-05-15 John Glen, Thames England, actor (Spy Who Loves Me, Backfire)
  • 1932-05-19 Alma Cogan, English singer (d. 1966)
  • 1932-05-23 John Lyons, Master (Trinity Hall), born in Cambridge, England
  • 1932-05-24 James Anderton, Chief constable (Manchester England)
  • 1932-06-06 Billie Whitelaw, English actress (Omen, Adding Machine), born in Coventry, Warwickshire, (d. 2014)
  • 1932-06-08 Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)
  • 1932-06-18 Geoffrey Hill, English poet, born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire (d. 2016)
  • 1932-06-22 Prunella Scales, English actress
  • 1932-07-16 John Chilton, English jazz trumpeter (Feetwarmers), born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1932-08-11 John Gorrie, English director
  • 1932-08-19 John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire
  • 1932-08-31 Roy Castle, English dancer and television entertainer (Record Breakers), born in Scholes, Yorkshire (d. 1994)
  • 1932-09-04 Dinsdale Landen, English actor (d. 2003)
  • 1932-09-11 Peter Anderson, English footballer
  • 1932-09-27 Geoff Bent, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1932-10-10 Harry Smith, English footballer
  • 1932-11-01 John Clark, English-born actor/director
  • 1932-11-10 Don Henderson, English actor (d. 1997)
  • 1932-11-15 Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)
  • 1932-11-20 Richard Dawson, Hampshire England, actor (Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud), (d. 2012)
  • 1932-12-01 Matt Monro, English singer (d. 1985)
  • 1932-12-24 Cynthia Payne, English brothel madam, born in Bognor Regis, West Sussex (d. 2015)
  • 1933-01-01 Joe Orton, England, actor/dramatist (Prick Up Your Ears) (d. 1967)
  • 1933-01-18 David Bellamy, English botanist/tv-program maker
  • 1933-02-02 Tony Jay, English actor (d. 2006)
  • 1933-02-06 Leslie Crowther, English TV-comic/quizmaster
  • 1933-02-07 John Anderton, English footballer
  • 1933-02-22 Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley, England, Duchess of Kent
  • 1933-02-22 Bobby Smith, English footballer

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1933-03-14 Michael Caine, [Maurice J Micklewhite], actor (Alfie), born in London, England

  • 1933-03-21 John Hall, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 1933-03-31 Bob Simmons, Fulham England, stuntman (double for James Bond)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 2201 - 2,236 of 2,236

  • 2015-10-20 Don Rendell, English jazz musician and arranger, dies at 89
  • 2015-11-11 Philthy Animal [Phil Taylor], English rock drummer (Motorhead), dies at 61
  • 2015-11-14 Warren Mitchell, English actor (Alf Garnett in Till Death Us Do Part), dies at 89
  • 2015-11-15 Cynthia Payne, English brothel madam, dies at 82

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2016-01-10 David Bowie [Jones], English singer-songwriter (Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust), dies of cancer at 69

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
  • 2016-01-13 Brian Bedford, English actor (Anthony-Coronet Blue), dies at 80

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2016-01-14 Alan Rickman, English actor ("Die Hard", "Harry Potter" franchise), dies of cancer at 69

  • 2016-01-26 Colin Vearncombe, English singer-songwriter (Black-Wonderful Like), dies after a road accident at 53
  • 2016-01-30 Frank Finlay, English actor (Bouquet of Barbed Wire), dies at 89
  • 2016-02-25 John Chilton, English jazz trumpeter (Feetwarmers), dies at 83
  • 2016-03-10 Keith Emerson, English rock musician (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), commits suicide at 71
  • 2016-03-10 Anita Brookner, English novelist (Hotel du Lac) and art historian, dies at 87
  • 2016-04-16 Peter Tolson, English rocker (Pretty Things), dies at 64
  • 2016-04-28 Jenny Diski, English writer (Stranger on a Train), dies of cancer at 68
  • 2016-05-07 Harold Kroto, English chemist, (Nobel Prize laureate 1996), dies at 76
  • 2016-05-24 Burt Kwouk, English actor (Pink Panther movies), dies at 85
  • 2016-06-06 Peter Shaffer, English playwright (Equus, Amadeus), dies at 90
  • 2016-06-08 Michael Manser, English architect, dies at 87
  • 2016-06-30 Geoffrey Hill, English poet, dies at 84
  • 2016-08-09 Gerald Grosvenor, English 6th Duke of Westminster and 3rd richest Britain, dies at 64
  • 2016-08-13 Kenny Baker, English actor (R2D2-Star Wars), dies at 81
  • 2016-08-14 Lita Roza, English singer ("How Much is That Doggie in the Window"), dies at 82
  • 2016-08-20 Brian Rix [Lord Rix], English actor, dies at 92
  • 2016-10-02 Neville Marriner, English conductor and violinist (Academy of St Martin in the Fields), dies at 92
  • 2016-10-14 Jean Alexander, English actress (Hilda Ogden on Coronation Street), dies at 90
  • 2016-10-22 Steve Dillion, English Comic book artist (Preacher), dies at 54
  • 2016-10-24 Pete Burns, English singer (Dead or Alive, "Spin Me Round"), dies of a cardiac arrest at 57
  • 2016-12-07 Greg Lake, English rock vocalist and bassist (King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer), dies of cancer at 69
  • 2016-12-22 Margaret Pereira, English forensic scientist (Nicholls and Pereira method), dies at 88
  • 2016-12-23 Piers J Sellers, English astronaut and climate scientist, dies of cancer at 61
  • 2016-12-24 Richard Adams, English author (Watership Down), dies at 96

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2016-12-25 George Michael [Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou], English singer-songwriter and pop superstar (Wham!, I Want Your Sex), dies of suspected heart failure at 53

Pop Superstar George Michael
Pop Superstar
George Michael
  • 2017-01-02 John Berger, English art critic and author (Ways of Seeing), dies at 90
  • 2017-01-21 Emma Tennant, English writer (Pemberley: Or, Pride and Prejudice Continued), dies at 79
  • 2017-01-25 John Hurt, English actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express), dies at 77
  • 2017-01-25 Buchi Emecheta, Nigerian English writer (Price of Bride), dies at 72