English History (Part 25)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2401 - 2,500 of 4,830

  • 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, born in Clevedon, North Somerset, England
  • 1931-11-06 Peter Collins, English race car driver, born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England (d. 1958)
  • 1931-11-13 Anthony Jacobs, English businessman and 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)

  • 1932-03-06 Jean Boht, English actress (Bread, Distant Voices, Still Lives), born in Bebington, England
  • 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)
  • 1932-06-18 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
  • 1932-08-27 Antonia Fraser, British author and biographer (Mary Queen of Scots), born in London, England
  • 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, English actor and 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 and 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], English 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)
  • 1933-04-04 Robin Phillips, English multi-millionaire manufacturer (hand-dryer)
  • 1933-05-23 Joan Henrietta Collins, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch), born in London, England
  • 1933-05-25 Ray Spencer, English footballer
  • 1933-06-15 Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1933-07-06 Frank Austin, English footballer
  • 1933-07-09 Oliver Sacks, English Neurologist and author (Awakenings), born in London (d. 2015)
  • 1933-07-13 Patsy Byrne, English actress (Stealing Heaven, Blackadder II), born in Ashford, (d. 2014)
  • 1933-07-23 Richard Rogers, English architect
  • 1933-08-10 Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; d. 2005)
  • 1933-08-21 Janet Baker, English mezzo-soprano (Owen Wingrave), born in Hatfield, West Riding of Yorkshire
  • 1933-09-10 David Rowland, English real estate developer/broker/multi-millionaire
  • 1933-09-20 Dennis Viollet, English former footballer (d. 1999)
  • 1933-09-27 Rodney Cotterill, Danish-English physicist (d. 2007)

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1933-10-02 John B. Gurdon, English developmental biologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine), born in Dippenhall, Hampshire

Developmental biologist John B. Gurdon
Developmental biologist
John B. Gurdon
  • 1933-10-09 Bill Tidy, English cartoonist (Fosdyke Saga)
  • 1933-10-10 Daniel Massey, actress (Vault of Horror), born in London, England
  • 1933-10-24 Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray, English gangsters (the Kray twins), born in London, England
  • 1933-11-03 Jeremy Brett, Berkswell England, actor (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Freddie-My Fair Lady)
  • 1933-11-03 John Barry, English composer
  • 1933-11-21 Frank Brake, English multi-millionaire
  • 1933-11-29 John Mayall, British blues musician (John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers), born in Macclesfield, England
  • 1933-11-30 Norman Deeley, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1934-01-08 Roy Kinnear, Lancashire England, actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers)
  • 1934-01-12 Mick Sullivan, English rugby league footballer
  • 1934-01-14 Richard Briers, English actor, (d. 2013)
  • 1934-01-20 Tom Baker, English actor (fourth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Liverpool
  • 1934-01-22 Graham Kerr, English-born chef (Galloping Gourmet)
  • 1934-01-29 Noel Harrison, singer/actor (Mark-Girl from UNCLE), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1934-02-03 Jeremy Kemp, Chesterfield England, actor (Winds of War)
  • 1934-02-11 Mary Quant, fashion designer (Chelsea Look, Mod Look), born in Kent, England
  • 1934-02-17 Alan Bates, Allestree England, actor (Zorba the Greek, Unmarried Woman)

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