London in History (Part 20)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1901 - 1,991 of 1,991

  • 1982-04-05 Hayley Atwell, British-American actress (Captain America; Agent Cater), born in London, England
  • 1982-04-13 Nellie McKay, British-American singer, born in London
  • 1982-04-23 Taio Cruz, English singer and record producer, born in London
  • 1982-05-05 Jay Bothroyd, English footballer (striker for J1 League club Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo), born in London

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
  • 1982-10-07 Jermain Defoe, English footballer, born in Beckton, London
  • 1982-11-12 Mikele Leigertwood, English footballer, born in London Borough of Enfield, United Kingdom
  • 1982-11-29 Gemma Chan, English actress (Crazy Rich Asians), born in London, England
  • 1982-12-01 Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed, British-Pakistani actor (The Night Of), rapper (Swet Shop Boys) and activist, born in Wembley, London
  • 1982-12-14 Anthony Way, English singer and actor, born in London
  • 1982-12-25 Shystie [Chanel Cali], British rapper-songwriter, born in London Borough of Hackney, United Kingdom
  • 1983-01-18 Carl McCoy, American singer (Fields of the Nephilim), born in London
  • 1983-02-23 Emily Blunt, English-American actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1983-02-27 Hayley Angel Wardle, English actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1983-04-04 Ben Gordon, British-American basketball player, born in London
  • 1983-07-17 Brooke Kinsella, British actress (Eastenders), born in London, England
  • 1983-08-24 Christopher Parker, British actor (Eastenders), born in London
  • 1983-09-07 Pops Mensah-Bonsu, British basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks, born in Tottenham, London

Person of interestAmy Winehouse

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

  • 1983-11-27 Professor Green [Stephen Paul Manderson], British rapper (Lip Sync Battle UK), born in London, England
  • 1984-01-19 Euan Blair, eldest son of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1984-06-11 Andy Lee, Irish boxer, born in Bow, London, England
  • 1984-08-13 Baby Blue [Rachel Prager], American rapper (Pretty Ricky), born in London
  • 1984-08-23 Glen Johnson, English soccer right-back (54 caps; Liverpool, Chelsea, Portsmouth, Stoke City), born in London, England
  • 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, 6th in British succession, born in London, England

Prince of Wales Prince Harry
Prince of Wales
Prince Harry
  • 1984-09-18 Dizzee Rascal [Dylan Kwabena Mills], English rapper (Boy in da Corner), born in London, England
  • 1984-10-09 Ghetts [Justin Clarke], British musician, born in Plaistow, East London, England
  • 1984-12-25 Georgia Moffett, British actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1985-02-14 Karima Adebibe, Moroccan-English actress & model, born in Bethnal Green, London

Person of interestKeira Knightley

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

  • 1985-04-03 Leona Lewis, English pop singer-songwriter ("Bleeding Love"; "Better In Time"), born in Islington, London

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
  • 1985-05-04 Ravi Bopara, English cricketer, born in Forest Gate, London
  • 1985-05-21 Kano [Robinson], English rapper and actor, born in London

Person of interestPhoebe Waller-Bridge

1985-07-14 Phoebe Waller-Bridge, English actress, writer and director (Fleabag), born in London, England

Actress and Director Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Actress and Director
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
  • 1985-09-05 Tatia Jayne Starkey, Ringo Starr's 1st grandchild, born in London, England
  • 1985-11-08 Jack Osbourne, English television star, born in St John's Wood, London
  • 1985-12-19 Lady Sovereign [Louise Amanda Harman], British rapper (9 to 5, Love Me or Hate Me), born in London, England
  • 1986-01-23 Steven Taylor, English footballer, born in Greenwich, London
  • 1986-02-25 Jameela Jamil, British TV presenter and actress (The Good Place), born in London, England
  • 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
  • 1986-08-28 Florence Welch, English singer (Florence and the Machine), born in London, England
  • 1986-09-12 Alfie Allen, English actor (Game of Thrones), born in London, England

Person of interestEmilia Clarke

1986-10-23 Emilia Clarke, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in London

Actress Emilia Clarke
Actress
Emilia Clarke

Person of interestKit Harington

1986-12-26 Kit Harington [Christopher Catesby Harington], English actor (Game of Thrones), born in London, England

Person of interestCynthia Erivo

1987-01-08 Cynthia Erivo, British actress (Harriet Tubman) and singer-songwriter, born in London, England

Actress Cynthia Erivo
Actress
Cynthia Erivo
  • 1987-01-09 Sam Bird, English racing driver, born in Roehampton, London
  • 1987-02-28 Kerrea Gilbert, English footballer, born in Willesden, London
  • 1987-04-04 Devon Anderson, English actor (EastEnders), born in Greenwich, London
  • 1987-05-01 Matt Di Angelo, English Actor (Eastenders), born in London, England
  • 1987-06-27 Ed Westwick, English actor (Gossip Girl), born in London, England
  • 1987-11-02 Danny Cipriani, English rugby union fly-half, fullback (16 caps; Wasps, Gloucester), born in London, England

Person of interestAdele

1988-05-05 Adele [Adele Laurie Blue Adkins], English singer (Rolling in the Deep, Someone Like You), born in Tottenham, London

Singer-songwriter Adele
Singer-songwriter
Adele
  • 1988-08-08 Beatrice, Princes of York, British daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, born in London
  • 1989-02-24 Daniel Kaluuya, British actor and writer (Get Out), born in London, England
  • 1989-03-13 Peaches Geldof, English columnist and daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, born in London (d. 2014)

Person of interestDaniel Radcliffe

1989-07-23 Daniel Radcliffe, English actor (Harry Potter in the Harry Potter series of movies), born in London, England

  • 1990-03-23 Eugenie, Princess of York and daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, born in London
  • 1990-07-28 Shana Swash, English actress (EastEnders), born in London Borough of Camden, London
  • 1990-08-03 Jourdan Dunn, British model, born in London, England
  • 1990-10-12 Henri Lansbury, English footballer (Aston Villa), born in Enfield, London

Person of interestBonnie Wright

1991-02-17 Bonnie Wright, British actress (Ginny Weasley in "Harry Potter" franchise), born in London, England

Actress Bonnie Wright
Actress
Bonnie Wright
  • 1991-06-07 Emily Ratajkowski, American model and actress, born in London, England
  • 1991-08-18 Liz Cambage, Australian basketball center (WNBA single game record 53), born in London, England
  • 1991-09-05 Skandar Keynes, English actor, born in London, England
  • 1992-02-14 Freddie Highmore, English actor, born in Camden Town, London

Person of interestJohn Boyega

1992-03-17 John Boyega [Adedayo B. Adegboyega], English actor (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), born in London

Person of interestDaisy Ridley

1992-04-10 Daisy Ridley, English actress (Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in London

Actress Daisy Ridley
Actress
Daisy Ridley
  • 1992-05-19 Sam Smith, English singer-songwriter (Stay with Me), born in London, England
  • 1992-07-18 Bishop Briggs, English singer-songwriter (River), born in London, England
  • 1992-08-12 Cara Delevingne, English fashion model, actress, and LGBT activist, born in London, England
  • 1992-10-21 21 Savage [Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph], rapper, born in London, England
  • 1992-12-24 Melissa Suffield, English actress, born in London, England
  • 1993-06-19 KSI [Olajide Olatunji] British YouTuber, comedian and rapper, born in London, England
  • 1993-06-25 Barney Clark, English actor (Oliver Twist), born in Hackney, London, England
  • 1993-07-26 Stormzy [Michael Owuo Jr.] English rapper (Shut Up), born in London, England
  • 1994-02-20 Brigid Kosgei, Kenyan athlete (marathon world record 2019; Chicago Marathon 2018-9, London Marathon 2019), born in Kenya
  • 1994-04-11 Dakota Blue Richards, English actress (The Golden Compass), born in South Kensington, London
  • 1994-06-28 Madeline Duggan, English actress (Lauren Branning-EastEnders), born in Bermondsey, London
  • 1995-05-24 Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein, eldest child of Prince Alois of Liechtenstein, the Regent and Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein, and his wife Princess Sophie of Bavaria, Duchess in Bavaria, born in Portland Hospital, London
  • 1995-08-22 Dua Lipa, English singer-songwriter (New Rules), born in London, England
  • 1995-12-14 Princess Olimpia Preslavska of Bulgaria, born in London
  • 1997-09-08 Kimberlea Berg, English actress (My Friends Tigger & Pooh), born in London
  • 2013-07-22 Prince George of Cambridge, son of Prince William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, England (3rd in line to the English throne), born in London, England
  • 2015-05-02 Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, daughter of Prince William, born in London
  • 2017-06-06 Alexander and Ella Clooney, twin children of actor George and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, born in London
  • 2018-04-23 Prince Louis of Cambridge, English son of Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge, born in London

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