London in History (Part 8)

Historical Events

Events 701 - 800 of 1,166

  • 1959-11-13 The Academy of St Martin in the Fields' first professional concert takes place in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1960-01-28 A new version of "La fille mal gardée" choreographed by Frederick Ashton debuts by the Royal Ballet with Nadia Nerina debuts at Covent Garden, London

Choreographer Frederick Ashton
Choreographer
Frederick Ashton
  • 1960-03-18 5th Eurovision Song Contest: Jacqueline Boyer for France wins singing "Tom Pillibi" in London
  • 1960-07-01 Robert Bolt's "A Man For All Seasons" premieres in London
  • 1960-09-27 Europe's 1st "moving pavement" (travelator), opens at Bank station on the London Underground
  • 1960-10-18 In Britain, News Chronicle & Daily Mail merge and London Evening Star merges with Evening News
  • 1961-03-06 1st London minicabs introduced
  • 1961-05-10 "Beyond the Fringe" premieres in London

Film release premierFilm Premier

1961-12-13 "The Young Ones" directed by Sidney J. Furie, starring Cliff Richard, Robert Morley and Carole Gray premieres in London

  • 1962-03-27 Ann Jellicoe's play "Knack" premieres in London
  • 1962-04-02 The first official Panda crossing is opened outside Waterloo station, London.
  • 1962-04-27 Arnold Wesker's "Chips with Everything" premieres in London
  • 1962-05-08 London trolley buses (electrically powered buses using overhead supply) go out of service
  • 1962-07-12 Rolling Stones 1st performance (Marquee Club, London)

Film release premierFilm Premier

1962-10-05 "Dr. No", 1st James Bond film based on the novel by Ian Fleming and starring Sean Connery and Ursula Andress, premieres in London

  • 1963-03-16 England edges Scotland, 10-8 at Twickenham, London to win its 17th Five Nations Rugby Championship

  • 1963-03-21 David Hendon & Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London
  • 1963-03-23 8th Eurovision Song Contest: Grethe and Jorgen Ingmann for Denmark win singing "Dansevise" in London
  • 1963-05-22 European Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London: José Altafini scores twice as AC Milan edge Benfica, 2-1 for first title to an Italian club
  • 1963-06-24 1st demonstration of home video recorder, at BBC Studios, London
  • 1963-10-10 "From Russia With Love" 2nd James Bond film based on a novel by Ian Fleming, starring Sean Connery and Daniela Bianchi, premieres in London
  • 1963-10-17 The Beatles record "I Want to Hold Your Hand" at EMI Studios in London

Music ConcertThe Beatles on Ed Sullivan

1963-10-31 Ed Sullivan witnesses The Beatles & their fans at London Airport

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The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
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Music concertMusic Concert

1963-11-04 John Lennon utters his infamous line at a Royal Variety Performance "Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And for the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry…" in London

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1964-02-08 Peter Shaffer's musical "Royal Hunt of the Sun" premieres in London

Playwright Peter Shaffer
Playwright
Peter Shaffer
  • 1964-04-05 1st driverless trains run on London Underground
  • 1964-05-06 Joe Orton's play "Entertaining Mr Sloan" premieres in London
  • 1964-07-06 The Beatles' film "Hard Day's Night" premieres in London
  • 1964-09-09 John Osborne's "Inadmissible Evidence" premieres in London
  • 1964-12-17 "Goldfinger", 3rd James Bond film, starring Sean Connery and Honor Blackman premieres in London
  • 1965-01-07 Twin brothers are in held in custody in London charged with abduction and murder

UKFuneral of Winston Churchill

1965-01-30 State funeral of Winston Churchill at St Paul's Cathedral in London. Then world's largest ever state funeral.

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Churchill's cortege in London during the funeral
Churchill's cortege in London during the funeral
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

1965-05-18 Ray Dolby founds Dolby Laboratories in London, England

Inventor Ray Dolby
Inventor
Ray Dolby
  • 1965-05-19 West Ham United of England win 5th European Cup Winner's Cup against 1860 München of West Germany 2-0 in London
  • 1965-10-08 Post Office Tower opens in London, tallest building in England

  • 1965-12-15 D Heneker & J Taylor's musical "Charlie Girl" premieres in London
  • 1966-01-19 Tippett's cantate "Vision of St Augustine" premieres in London
  • 1966-03-16 Man From Uncle star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London

Music concertMusic Concert

1966-06-01 George Harrison is impressed by sitarist Ravi Shankar's concert in London

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
Musician Ravi Shankar
Musician
Ravi Shankar
  • 1966-07-30 FIFA World Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London, England: Striker Geoff Hurst scores a hat trick as England beats West Germany, 4-2 after extra time

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1966-08-06 Muhammad Ali knocks out English boxer Brian London in round 3 at Earl's Court in London to retain his undisputed world heavyweight title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1966-10-25 Jimi Hendrix Experience play their first UK gig as a private showcase at The Scotch of St. James in London

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1966-11-09 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition at Indica Gallery in London

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Music releaseTheater Premiere

1967-04-11 Tom Stoppard's play "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead" debuts in London at the Old Vic

Playwright and Screenwriter Tom Stoppard
Playwright and Screenwriter
Tom Stoppard

Music concertMusic Concert

1967-05-12 1st quadraphonic concert by Pink Floyd at the Games for May concert in London

Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
  • 1967-05-18 Silver hits record $1.60 an ounce in London
  • 1967-06-12 "You Only Live Twice", 5th James Bond film starring Sean Connery, screenplay by Roald Dahl, premieres in London
  • 1967-06-27 The world's first ATM is installed in Enfield, London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1967-07-24 First modern hospice St Christopher's founded by Dr. Cicely Saunders in London, England, beginning of modern palliative care and the hospice movement

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • 1967-08-02 The second Blackwall Tunnel opens in Greenwich, London
  • 1967-08-05 Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) & Radio London close down
  • 1967-10-11 Yoko Plus Me art exhibit opens in London (the me is John Lennon)
  • 1967-10-29 London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
  • 1967-11-08 Silver hits record $1.951 an ounce in London
  • 1967-12-07 The Beatles' clothing store "Apple Boutique" opens at 94 Baker Street, London

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1968-03-01 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" first performed as a 15-minute pop cantata at Colet Court School in London

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyricist Tim Rice
Lyricist
Tim Rice
  • 1968-03-21 Hill, Hawkins & Coghill's musical premieres in London
  • 1968-04-06 13th Eurovision Song Contest: Massiel for Spain wins singing "La, la, la" in London
  • 1968-04-18 London Bridge is sold to US oil company (to be erected in Arizona)
  • 1968-04-18 Peter Luke's "Hadrian VII" premieres in London
  • 1968-05-02 Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London
  • 1968-05-23 Beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road, London
  • 1968-05-29 European Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London: Bobby Charlton scores twice as Manchester United beats Benfica, 4-1; first English club to win the trophy
  • 1968-07-04 Arthur Kopit's "Indians" premieres in London
  • 1968-07-17 The Beatles' animated film "Yellow Submarine" premieres in London
  • 1968-07-31 The Beatles close Apple Boutique in London, giving clothes away for free
  • 1968-08-15 Pirate Radio Free London begins transmitting
  • 1968-09-26 "Oliver!" directed by Carol Reed and starring Mark Lester and Ron Moody premieres in London (Best Picture 1969)
  • 1968-09-27 "Hair" opens in London
  • 1968-10-02 1st London performance of "Promises, Promises" presented

TrainOpening of Euston Station

1968-10-14 Opening of the rebuilt Euston railway station in London, England

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An early print of Euston station showing the wrought iron roof of 1837. Note the open carriages.
An early print of Euston station showing the wrought iron roof of 1837. Note the open carriages.
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Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1968-10-30 Jack Lynch, Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach), meets with Harold Wilson, then British Prime Minister, in London, calling for the ending of partition as a means to resolve the unrest in Northern Ireland

British Prime Minister Harold Wilson
British Prime Minister
Harold Wilson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1969-01-09 Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Terence O'Neill travels to London to meet Home Secretary James Callaghan and brief him on the growing violence in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill
Northern Ireland Prime Minister
Terence O'Neill
British Prime Minister James Callaghan
British Prime Minister
James Callaghan
  • 1969-01-24 Students protest the erection of steel gates around the London School of Economics
  • 1969-01-30 The Beatles perform their last live gig, a 42 minute concert on the roof of Apple Corps HQ in London

Film release premierFilm Premier

1969-02-24 "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" film based on novel by Muriel Spark directed by Ronald Neame, starring Maggie Smith (Academy Award Best Actress) premieres in London

Actress Maggie Smith
Actress
Maggie Smith
Author Muriel Spark
Author
Muriel Spark
  • 1969-03-04 London East End gang bosses twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray are found guilty of murder. Both will die in captivity.
  • 1969-03-05 Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw" premieres in London
  • 1969-04-21 The Ministry of Defence in London announces that British troops would be used in Northern Ireland to guard key public installations following a series of bombings

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1969-06-07 Supergroup Blind Faith's debut performance in Hyde Park, London, featuring Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Steve Baler and Rick Grech

Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Eric Clapton
Rocker, Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Eric Clapton
  • 1969-07-05 Rolling Stones play a free concert in London's Hyde Park
  • 1969-12-15 Plastic Ono Band, play their only concert at London's Lyceum Ballroom
  • 1969-12-18 "On Her Majesty's Secret Service", 6th James Bond Film starring George Lazenby and Diana Rigg, premieres in London
  • 1970-01-22 1st commercial Boeing 747 flight, Pan American World Airways flies from New York City to London in 6½ hours
  • 1970-06-03 Ray Davies of The Kinks travels round trip NY-London to change 1 word in "Lola," (Coca-Cola to Cherry Cola) because of BBC commercial reference ban
  • 1970-08-03 Christopher Hampton's "Philanthropist" premieres in London
  • 1970-08-05 Robert Morley's "How the Other Half Loves" premieres in London
  • 1970-12-02 Michael Tippett's opera "The Knot Garden" premieres in London

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1971-05-16 Benjamin Britten's opera "Owen Wingrave" premieres in Aldwych, London

  • 1971-06-02 European Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London: Ajax beats Panathinaikos, 2-0; Dutch champions begin 3-year period of domination
  • 1971-07-05 Simon Gray's "Butley" premieres in London
  • 1971-10-31 The Irish Republican Army (IRA) explode a bomb at the Post Office Tower in London
  • 1971-11-09 David Storey's "Changing Room" premieres in London
  • 1972-01-04 Rose Heilbron becomes the first female judge to sit at the Old Bailey in London.
  • 1972-01-13 An army commander stages a bloodless coup in Ghana, while the prime minister is in London
  • 1972-02-02 Tom Stoppard's play "Jumpers" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,991

  • 1911-07-18 Hume Cronyn, Canadian actor (World According to Garp, Cocoon), born in London, Ontario (d. 2003)
  • 1911-08-27 Kathleen "Kay" Walsh, British actress (The Horse's Mouth, Oliver Twist), born in Chelsea, London, England (d. 2005)
  • 1911-10-02 Stuart Rose, British designer (British Post Office), born in London (d. 1993)
  • 1911-10-21 Peter Graves, British actor (Paradise Lagoon, Admirable Crichton), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • 1911-12-27 Anna Russell, English music satirist and composer, born in London (d. 2006)
  • 1912-02-07 Derek Farr, British actor (8 O'Clock Walk, Doctor at Large), born in London, England (d. 1986)
  • 1912-02-12 Ernest Clark, British actor (Ghandi, The Dam Busters, Doctor in the House), born in London, England (d. 1994)
  • 1912-02-13 Margaretta Scott, British actress (Crescendo, Where's Charley, Counterblast), born in Westminster, London (d. 2005)
  • 1912-03-21 Peter Bull, British actor and author (The African Queen, Tom Jones, Dr Strangelove), born in London, England (d. 1984)
  • 1912-05-02 Nigel Patrick, British actor and director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold), born in London, England (d. 1981)
  • 1912-06-20 Anthony Buckeridge, English author (Jennings), born in London (d. 2004)

Person of interestAlan Turing

1912-06-23 Alan Turing, British mathematician and computer scientist pioneer (Turing Machine), born in London (d. 1954)

Computer Scientist Alan Turing
Computer Scientist
Alan Turing
  • 1912-06-23 Maurice Dallimore, British actor (The Collector, Me and My Girl), born in Essex, London, England (d. 1973)
  • 1912-07-27 Vernon Elliott, British bassoonist and composer, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1912-09-22 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Jr., English thoroughbred horse owner (Bed O' Roses, Native Dancer), born in London (d. 1999)
  • 1912-09-24 Ian Serraillier, English children's books author (The Silver Sword), born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1912-10-14 Jack Young, English cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2), born in Paddington, London (d. 1993)
  • 1913-01-05 Jack Haig [John Cecil Coppin], English actor ('Allo, Allo!), born in London, England (d. 1989)

Person of interestMary Leakey

1913-02-06 Mary Leakey, British paleoanthropologist, discovered earliest human footprints ((3.6 million years old), born in London (d. 1996)

Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey
Paleoanthropologist
Mary Leakey
  • 1913-02-10 Philippa Bevans, British actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient), born in London, England (d. 1968)
  • 1913-02-10 Douglas Slocombe, British cinematographer (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1913-04-16 Lester "Les" Tremayne, British radio, film and television actor (Angry Red Planet, War of the Worlds), born in London, England (d. 2003)
  • 1913-04-21 Norman Parkinson, English fashion photographer (Harper's Bazaar), born in London (d. 1990)
  • 1913-04-29 Thomas Chalmers, British broadcaster (BBC), born in Lewisham, London (d. 1995)
  • 1913-05-06 Ronald Harris, British 1st Church Estates Commissioner, born in Cornwall Gardens, Kensington, London (d. 1995)
  • 1913-05-06 Stewart Granger, English actor (Prisoner of Zenda, King Solomon's Mines), born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • 1913-05-19 Bert Hardy, English photographer (Picture Post), born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1913-07-03 William Deakin, British historian and warden (St Anthony's College Oxford), born in London (d. 2005)
  • 1913-07-24 George H. Brown, English film producer (Hotel Sahara), born in London (d. 2001)
  • 1913-09-07 Oswald Szemerényi, Hungarian linguist, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1913-10-28 Peter Glenville, English stage and screen actor and director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket), born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1913-12-10 Harry Locke, British actor (Passport to Pimlico, Town on Trial), born in London, England (d. 1987)
  • 1913-12-13 John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian and director of British Museum (1974-76), born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1913-12-18 Donald Phillips, British pianist and composer (Spanish Fiesta, Concerto In Jazz), born in Dalston, London (d. 1994)
  • 1913-12-29 Laurence Gower, English lawyer & academic, born in Forest Gate, London (d. 1997)
  • 1914-01-09 Derek Allhusen, English equestrian (Olympic gold 1968), born in Chelsea, London (d. 2000)
  • 1914-03-05 Joan Sterndale-Bennett, British actress (Brighton Rock, Those Fantastic Flying Fools), born in London, England (d. 1996)

Person of interestAlec Guinness

1914-04-02 Alec Guinness, British actor (The Ladykillers, The Bridge on the River Kwai), born in London, England (d. 2000)

  • 1914-05-27 Frederick Erroll, 1st Baron Erroll of Hale, British Conservative politician, born in London (d. 2000)
  • 1914-06-05 Beatrice de Cardi, British archaeologist, born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1914-06-05 Rose Hill, British actress and operatic soprano ('Allo 'Allo!, Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark), born in London, England (d. 2003)
  • 1914-06-27 Robert Aickman, English writer and conservationist (co-founding the Inland Waterways Association), born in London (d. 1981)
  • 1914-07-30 Lord Killanin, Irish 6th International Olympic Committee President (1972-80), born in London (d. 1999)
  • 1914-08-08 Unity Mitford, English fascist sympathizer and one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 1948)
  • 1914-08-30 Sydney Wooderson, English athlete dubbed "The Mighty Atom" (world record 1937), born in Camberwell, London (d. 2006)
  • 1914-09-05 Stuart Freeborn, English motion picture make-up artist (Star Wars: Yoda, Jabba the Hut), born in London, England (d. 2013)

Person of interestTerence O'Neill

1914-09-10 Terence O'Neill, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland (Ulster Unionist Party: 1963-69), born in London, England (d. 1990)

Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill
Northern Ireland Prime Minister
Terence O'Neill
  • 1914-09-13 Leonard Feather, British jazz critic and musician, born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1914-10-02 Bernarr Rainbow, English historian of music education, organist, and choir master, born in London (d. 1998)
  • 1914-10-07 Sarah Churchill, British actress (Matinee Theatre, All Over Town, Royal Wedding), born in London, England (d. 1982)
  • 1914-12-27 Ivan Sutton, British concert promoter (City Music Society), born in Purley, London (d. 1996)
  • 1915-01-30 John Profumo, British cabinet minister (Profumo scandal), born in London, England (d. 2006)
  • 1915-02-04 Norman Wisdom, English comedian (Kraft Music Hall, Trouble In Store), born in London, England (d. 2010)
  • 1915-02-09 Lennard Pearce, British actor (Only Fools and Horses....), born in Paddington, London, England (d. 1984)
  • 1915-02-18 Phyllis Calvert [Bickle], British actress (Crash of Silence, The Man in Grey), born in London, England (d. 2002)
  • 1915-05-10 Denis Thatcher, husband of British PM Margaret (1979-90), born in London, England (d. 2003)
  • 1915-05-10 Monica Dickens, British author and founder of the Samaritians in the US, born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • 1915-05-26 Antonia Forest [Patricia Giulia Caulfield Kate Rubinstein], British children's author (The Marlows), born in Hampstead, London (d. 2003)
  • 1915-07-21 Miles Fitzalan-Howard, British army general and peer (Duke of Norfolk), born in London (d. 2002)
  • 1915-07-25 David Napley, English solicitor, born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1915-08-14 Victor Mishcon, Baron Mishcon, British solicitor and a Labour politician, born in London (d. 2006)
  • 1915-09-08 Frank Pullen, English businessman and racehorse owner, born in London (d. 1992)
  • 1916-01-09 Peter Twinn, English World War II code-breaker, born in Streatham, London (d. 2004)
  • 1916-01-12 William Pleeth, British cellist, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1999)
  • 1916-01-13 Osa Massen [Aase Madsen Iversen], Dutch actress (Jack London, Rocketship X-M), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2006)
  • 1916-01-20 Walter Bartley, English biochemist, born in Brighton, London (d. 1994)
  • 1916-01-23 Airey Neave, British soldier & politician, born in Knightsbridge, London (d. 1979)
  • 1916-04-10 Alfie Bass [Abraham Basalinsky], British actor (Moonraker; Are You Being Served), born in London, England (d. 1987)
  • 1916-05-20 Owen Chadwick, English historian, priest and university chancellor, born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1916-06-27 Arthur Walter Lucas, first Chief Restorer of the National Gallery, London, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1916-07-31 Sydney Tafler, actor (Too Many Crooks), born in London, England
  • 1916-08-22 John Slater, British actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass), born in London, England (d. 1975)

Person of interestPeter Finch

1916-09-28 Peter Finch, actor (Network, Windom's Way, Raid on Entebbe), born in London, England

  • 1917-02-19 Richard "Dick" Emery, British comedian and actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love), born in London, England (d. 1983)
  • 1917-03-29 Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds), born in London (d. 2003)
  • 1917-06-04 Allen Greenwood, British aeronautical engineer and aerospace executive, born in 38 Court Yard, Eltham, London (d. 2009)
  • 1917-07-06 Hugo Cole, composer and music critic, born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1917-07-08 Pamela Brown, British actress (Cleopatra, I Know Where I'm Going!, Beckett), born in London, England (d. 1975)
  • 1917-08-01 Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert (London School of Economics), born in Leeds, England (d. 2011)
  • 1917-08-30 Denis Healey, English politician (Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer), born in London, (d. 2015)
  • 1917-09-17 Peter Bennett, British actor (Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Adventures of Robin Hood), born in London, England (d. 1989)
  • 1917-12-21 Diana Athill, English writer and editor (Stet), born in London, England (d. 2019)
  • 1917-12-22 Andrew Fielding Huxley, English physiologist (Nobel 1963), born in London, England (d. 2012)
  • 1918-02-04 Ida Lupino, Anglo-American actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) and director (The Hitch-Hiker), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • 1918-02-28 Alfred Burke, British actor (Public Eye, Backfire, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • 1918-03-01 Roger Delgado, English actor (Doctor Who, Agent 8 3/4, Hot Enough for June), born in London, England (d. 1973)
  • 1918-04-23 Anthony Craxton, British TV producer, born in London (d. 1966)
  • 1918-05-22 David Land, impresario and theatre producer, born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1918-06-03 Patrick Cargill, British actor (Help!, No Wreath for the General, Hammerhead), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1918-06-06 Kenneth Connor, English comedian and actor, best known for his "Carry On" films, born in Islington, London (d. 1993)
  • 1918-06-10 Herbert "Barry" Morse, British-Canadian actor (The Fugitive, Space: 1999, Winds of War), born in Shoreditch, London (d. 2008)
  • 1918-07-06 Sebastian Cabot, British actor (Kismet; Family Affair - "Mr. French", Time Machine), born in London, England (d. 1977)
  • 1918-09-24 Richard Hoggart, British author (The Uses of Literacy: Aspects of Working Class Life) and warden (Goldsmith's College London), born in Leeds, England (d. 2014)
  • 1919-01-04 Havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, underwriter (Lloyd's of London)
  • 1919-01-20 Royalton Kisch, British conductor, born in Marylebone, London (d. 1995)
  • 1919-02-06 Louis Heren, English foreign correspondent & writer (China's Three Thousand Years), born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1995)
  • 1919-03-27 Julian Amery, British conservative politician and minister, born in London (d. 1996)
  • 1919-04-04 Antony Tudor, English dancer and choreographer (Metropolitan Opera 1957), born in London (d. 1987)
  • 1919-04-15 Meriol Trevor, English novelist and biographer (Civil Prisoners), born in London (d. 2000)
  • 1919-05-06 Frank Ereaut, Bailiff of Jersey (1975-85), born in London (d. 1998)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths