London in History (Part 11)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1001 - 1,100 of 1,115

Person of interestNaomi Campbell

1970-05-22 Naomi Campbell, English model and actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped), born in London, England

Supermodel & Actress Naomi Campbell
Supermodel & Actress
Naomi Campbell
  • 1970-05-28 Ben Williams, WLAF defensive end (London Monarchs)
  • 1970-07-03 Preston Jones, WLAF quarterback (London Monarchs)

Person of interestChristopher Nolan

1970-07-30 Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England

  • 1970-08-22 Charlie Connelly, English writer (Attention All Shipping), born in London
  • 1970-09-29 Emily Lloyd, actress (Wish You Were Here, In Country), born in London, England
  • 1970-10-08 Sadiq Khan, British politician, 1st Muslim Mayor of London, born in London
  • 1970-10-24 Alonza Bevan, bassist/tabla (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • 1971-01-09 Scott Thornton, London, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • 1971-01-25 Herman Smith, NFL/WLAF defensive end (Tampa Bay Bucs, London Monarchs)
  • 1971-02-18 Reggie Holt, WLAF safety (London Monarchs)
  • 1971-04-14 Antonio London, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions)
  • 1971-05-26 Lewis Capes, WLAF defensive tackle (London Monarchs)
  • 1971-05-27 Paul Bettany, English actor (A Beautiful Mind ), born in London
  • 1971-06-02 Steve Brooks, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy, London Monarchs)
  • 1971-06-25 Scott Maslen, English actor (EastEnders), born in London
  • 1971-07-20 Tom Tovo, WLAF defensive tackle (London Monarchs)
  • 1971-07-22 Charlotte Gainsbourg, actress (Little Thief), born in London, England
  • 1971-08-07 Kevin Gaines, WLAF DB (London Monarchs)
  • 1971-08-09 Alan Allen, NFL/WLAF wide receiver (NY Jets, London Monarchs)
  • 1971-08-13 Ron Dickerson, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores, London Monarchs)
  • 1971-08-14 Stan White, NFL/WLAF quarterback (NY Giants, London Monarchs)

Person of interestSacha Baron Cohen

1971-10-13 Sacha Baron Cohen, comedian and actor (Ali G, Borat), born in London, England

Comedian/Actor Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen
  • 1971-12-04 Terrence Wisdom, NFL/WLAF guard/center (NY Jets, London Monarchs)

Person of interestDido

1971-12-25 Dido, Kensington, pop singer and rap/dance music vocalist (Eminem's 'Stan', 'No Angel'), born in London, England

Singer Dido
  • 1972-01-31 Fritz Fequiere, WLAF guard (Barcelona Dragons, London Monarchs)
  • 1972-03-13 Avrom Smith, American football player (London Monarchs)
  • 1972-03-13 Ryan McCoy, WLAF LB (London Monarchs)
  • 1972-04-16 Mario Bradley, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
  • 1972-05-04 Marc Lamb, WLAF T (London Monarchs)
  • 1972-05-29 Kenny McEntyre, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
  • 1972-07-23 Seth Dittman, NFL offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colt, London Monarchs)
  • 1972-09-06 Idris Elba, English actor, (The Wire, Luther), born in London, England
  • 1972-11-07 Jeremy London, actor (I'll Fly Away, Party of Five)
  • 1972-11-15 Jonny Lee Miller, English actor (Trainspotting, Elementary), born in London
  • 1972-12-14 Miranda Hart [Miranda Hart Dyke], English comedian and actress (Miranda), born in London, England
  • 1972-12-29 Jude Law, English actor (The Talented Mr. Ripley), born in London
  • 1973-01-18 Crispian Mills, vocalist/guitarist (Kula Shaker), born in London, England
  • 1973-02-27 Terence Davis, WLAF wide receiver (London Monarchs)

Person of interestEric Lindros

1973-02-28 Eric Lindros, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in London, Ontario

NHL Star Eric Lindros
NHL Star
Eric Lindros
  • 1973-03-01 Jack Davenport, English actor (Pirates of the Caribbean), born in London, England
  • 1973-04-05 Ed Hobbs, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
  • 1973-04-05 Emile Palmer, WLAF DT (London Monarchs)
  • 1973-06-11 Tony McKenzie, WLAF guard (London Monarchs)
  • 1973-07-06 Karl Ballard, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
  • 1973-07-10 Claudius Wright, WLAF CB (London Monarchs)
  • 1973-07-26 Kate Beckinsale, British actress (Underworld series), born in London
  • 1973-08-05 Ed Burman, WLAF linebacker (London Monarchs)
  • 1973-08-09 Larry Stallworth, WLAF wide receiver (London Monarchs)
  • 1973-08-11 Nigel Harman, British actor (Eastenders), born in London
  • 1973-10-04 Kerry Joseph, WLAF quarterback (London Monarchs)
  • 1973-11-13 George Harris, WLAF cornerback (London Monarchs)
  • 1974-01-11 Toderick Malone, WLAF wide receiver (London Monarchs)
  • 1974-01-29 Pat Walsh, WLAF Tackle (London Monarchs)
  • 1974-07-10 Chiwetel Ejiofor, English film and theatre actor ("Twelve Years a Slave"), born in London
  • 1974-07-31 Emilia Fox, English actress (The Pianist), born in London
  • 1974-11-21 Casey Patton, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario

Person of interestJodhi May

1975-05-01 Jodhi May, British actress (A World Apart, The Other Boleyn Girl), born in London, England

Actress Jodhi May
Jodhi May
  • 1975-05-02 David Beckham, English footballer (Manchester United, England, LA Galaxy, Real Madrid), born in London, England
  • 1975-05-07 Jason Tunks, discus thrower (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1975-07-18 M.I.A. (Mathangi Arulpragasam), Hounslow, London, rapper (Sunshowers)
  • 1975-08-22 Sheree Murphy, English actress (Emmerdale), born in Stoke Newington, London
  • 1975-12-02 Brett Lindros, NHL right wing (NY Islanders), born in London, England

Person of interestEmma Bunton

1976-01-21 Emma Bunton [Baby Spice], English singer (Spice Girls), born in London

Pop Star Emma Bunton
Pop Star
Emma Bunton
  • 1976-07-19 Benedict Cumberbatch, English actor (12 Years a Slave, Sherlock), born in London, England
  • 1976-07-27 Demis Hassabis, British Artificial Intelligence researcher, computer game designer, and neuroscientist, born in London, England
  • 1977-02-14 Darren Purse, English footballer, born in London
  • 1977-07-18 M.I.A7-17 [Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam], British rapper (Paper Planes, Boyz), born in London, England
  • 1977-08-19 Callum Blue, actor (Dead Like Me, The Tudors), born in London, England
  • 1977-09-11 Jon Buckland, British guitarist (Coldplay), born in London, England
  • 1977-09-15 Tom Hardy, British actor (The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road), born in London, England
  • 1978-08-22 James Corden, British actor, comedian and television host (The Late Late Show with James Corden), born in Hillingdon, London
  • 1979-01-27 Rosamund Pike, British actress (Gone Girl), born in London

Person of interestJoe Thornton

1979-07-02 Joe Thornton, Canadian hockey player, born in London, Ontario

NHL Star Joe Thornton
NHL Star
Joe Thornton

Person of interestRyan Gosling

1980-11-12 Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor (The Notebook, Drive), born in London, Ontario

  • 1981-02-09 Tom Hiddleston, English actor and producer (Loki in Marvel films), born in London, England
  • 1981-03-04 Donny Tourette, English punk rock singer (Towers of London)
  • 1981-04-30 Kunal Nayyar, British-Indian actor and writer (Dr. Raj Koothrappali - The Big Bang Theory), born in London

Person of interestZara Phillips

1981-05-15 Zara Phillips, English daughter of Princess Anne, born in London

Daughter of Princess Anne Zara Phillips
Daughter of Princess Anne
Zara Phillips
  • 1981-06-05 Jade Goody, English television personality (Big Brother), born in London (d. 2009)
  • 1981-07-21 Paloma Faith, English singer, songwriter and actress, born in Hackney, London, England

Person of interestEddie Redmayne

1982-01-06 Eddie Redmayne, English actor (The Other Boleyn Girl, The Theory of Everything), born in London

  • 1982-04-23 Taio Cruz, London/English R&B, Pop, Hip Hop singer

Person of interestPrince William

1982-06-21 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, son of Prince Charles & Lady Diana, born in London, England

Duke of Cambridge Prince William
Duke of Cambridge
Prince William
  • 1982-12-01 Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed, British-Pakistani actor (The Night Of), rapper (Swet Shop Boys) and activist, born in Wembley, London
  • 1983-07-17 Brooke Kinsella, British actress (Eastenders), born in London
  • 1983-08-24 Christopher Parker, British actor (Eastenders), born in London

Person of interestAmy Winehouse

1983-09-14 Amy Winehouse, British singer (Stronger Than Me, Rehab), born in London (d. 2011)

  • 1984-09-02 Jack Peñate, English singer and musician (Matinée), born in London, England

Person of interestPrince Harry

1984-09-15 Prince Harry [Henry Charles Albert David Windsor], Prince of Wales, 5th in British succession, born in London, England

Prince of Wales Prince Harry
Prince of Wales
Prince Harry

Person of interestKeira Knightley

1985-03-26 Keira Knightley, English actress (Bend It Like Beckham, Pirates of the Caribbean), born in London, England

Person of interestLily Allen

1985-05-02 Lily Allen, English singer-songwriter (It's Not Me, It's You) and TV presenter (Lily Allen and Friends), born in London

Recording Artist & Fashion Designer Lily Allen
Recording Artist & Fashion Designer
Lily Allen
  • 1985-05-21 Kano [Robinson], English rapper and actor, born in London
  • 1986-05-03 Poppy Delevingne, British model and actress (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), born in London, England

Person of interestRobert Pattinson

1986-05-13 Robert Pattinson, English actor (Cedric Diggory-Harry Potter, Edward Cullen-Twilight), born in London, England

  • 1986-06-29 Austin Drage, English singer (The X Factor), born in London, England
  • 1986-07-14 Dan Smith, English singer (Bastille), born in London
  • 1986-10-23 Emilia Clarke, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in London
  • 1986-12-26 Kit Harington [Christopher Catesby Harington], English actor (Game of Thrones), born in London
  • 1987-05-01 Matt Di Angelo, English Actor (Eastenders), born in London, England

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