- 1624-01-28 Sir Thomas Warner founds the first English colony in the Caribbean, on Saint Kitts.
- 1799-02-09 USS Constellation captures French frigate Insurgents off Nevis, W I
- 1936-04-12 Kennedy Simmonds, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts & Nevis (1983-95), born in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
- 1950-12-09 Joan Armatrading, British singer (Back to the Night), born in Basseterre, Saint Kitts
- 1953-05-01 Elquemedo Willett, West Indian cricket spin bowler (5 Tests, 11 wickets), born in Charlestown, Nevis
- 1961-02-02 Joey Benjamin, cricket pace bowler (in St Kitts England in 1994)
- 1965-02-21 Keith Arthurton, West Indian cricketer (Charlestown, Nevis WI lefty batsman), born in Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis
- 1976-04-05 Kim Collins, Nevisian athlete (World C'ship gold men's 100m 2003), born in Saint Peter Basseterre Parish, Saint Kitts and Nevis