English History (Part 25)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2401 - 2,500 of 4,621

  • 1933-07-06 Frank Austin, English footballer, born in Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • 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 (European Court of Human Rights building), born in Florence, Italy
  • 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 soccer player (Manchester United), born in Fallowfield, Manchester, England (d. 1999)
  • 1933-09-27 Rodney Cotterill, Danish-English physicist (d. 2007)

John B. Gurdon

1933-10-02 John B. Gurdon, English developmental biologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012), born in Dippenhall, Hampshire

  • 1933-10-09 Bill Tidy, English cartoonist (Fosdyke Saga), born in Tranmere, England
  • 1933-10-10 Daniel Massey, English actor (Vault of Horror), born in London, England (d. 1998)
  • 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 [Prendergast], English film score composer (James Bond films; Born Free), born in York, England (d. 2011)
  • 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)
  • 1934-01-06 Sylvia Syms, English actress (Asylum, Moonraker, Shirley Valentine), born in Woolwich, London
  • 1934-01-08 Roy Kinnear, English character actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers), born in Wigan, United Kingdom (d. 1988)
  • 1934-01-12 Mick Sullivan, English rugby league footballer, born in Pudsey, England (d. 2016)
  • 1934-01-14 Richard Briers, English actor, born in Raynes Park, London (d. 2013)
  • 1934-01-20 Tom Baker, English actor (fourth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1934-01-22 Graham Kerr, English-born chef (Galloping Gourmet), born in London, England
  • 1934-01-29 Noel Harrison, British singer ("The Windmills of Your Mind"), and actor (Girl from U.N.C.L.E. - "Mark Slate"), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1934-02-11 Mary Quant, English fashion designer (Chelsea Look, Mod Look), born in Kent, England
  • 1934-02-17 Alan Bates, Allestree England, actor (Zorba the Greek, Unmarried Woman)
  • 1934-02-19 David Jones, English director (Betrayal), born in Poole, England (d. 2008)
  • 1934-02-25 Bernard Bresslaw, English comedian (Carry On team), born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • 1934-03-02 Bernard Rands, composer (Wildtrack), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1934-03-06 John Noakes, British TV presenter, born in Yorkshire, England (d. 2017)
  • 1934-03-18 Roy Chapman, English footballer & manager, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom (d. 1983)
  • 1934-03-20 Marion Conti, arch bishop (Aberdeen England)
  • 1934-03-22 Larry Martyn, English comedy actor (d. 1994)
  • 1934-04-02 Brian Glover, British actor and wrestler (Alien 3, Kes), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1997)

Jane Goodall

1934-04-03 Jane Goodall, British primatologist, anthropologist, and writer (Through a Window: My Thirty Years With the Chimpanzees of Gombe), born in Hampstead, London, England

  • 1934-04-30 Jerry Lordan, English singer and composer ("Wonderful Land"), born in Paddington, London (d. 1995)
  • 1934-05-03 Henry Cooper, English boxer (British, European, C'wealth heavyweight champion; famous defeats to Muhammad Ali 1963, 66), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • 1934-05-09 Alan Bennett, English playwright and actor (The Madness of King George, The History Boys), born in Armley, Leeds
  • 1934-05-24 Barry Rose, English choir-trainer and organist, born in Chingford, England
  • 1934-05-25 David Burke, English actor (The Woman in Black), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1934-05-29 Nanette Newman, English writer and actress (Endless Game, Of Human Bondage), born in Northampton, England
  • 1934-06-08 Millicent Martin, English actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best), born in Romford, Essex
  • 1934-06-11 Lady Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite, born in Westminster, London
  • 1934-06-16 Eileen Atkins, English actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • 1934-06-20 Wendy Craig, English actress (Butterflies), born in Sacriston, England
  • 1934-07-01 Jean Marsh, English actress (Dark Places, Eagle has Landed), born in London
  • 1934-07-04 Colin Welland, British screenwriter (Chariots of Fire) and actor (Straw Dogs), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2015)
  • 1934-07-08 Marty Feldman, comedian (Young Frankenstein), born in London, England
  • 1934-07-15 Harrison Birtwistle, British contemporary classical composer (The Minotaur; The Mask of Orpheus), born in Accrington, Lancashire, England (d. 2022) [1]
  • 1934-07-18 Edward Bond, English playwright and director (Blow-up), born in Holloway, North London
  • 1934-08-16 John Standing, British actor (Edward-Lime Street), born in London, England
  • 1934-08-24 Kenny Baker, English actor (R2-D2 in Star Wars, Time Bandits), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2016)
  • 1934-08-25 John Stears, special effects expert (Dr No), born in Middlesex, England
  • 1934-09-08 Peter Maxwell Davies, British composer (Prolation, Taverner), born in Manchester, England (d. 2016)
  • 1934-09-11 Ian Abercrombie, English actor (Birds of Prey, Desperate Housewives), born in Grays, Essex, England (d. 2012)
  • 1934-10-17 Johnny Haynes, English soccer forward (56 caps; Fulham 594 games), born in London, England (d. 2005)
  • 1934-10-20 Timothy West, English actor (Brass), born in Bradford, England
  • 1934-10-30 Hamilton Camp, English-American actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2), born in London (d. 2005)
  • 1934-11-15 Peter Dickinson, English composer, born in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire
  • 1934-12-09 Alan Ridout, British composer, born in West Wickham, England (d. 1996)

Judi Dench

1934-12-09 Judi Dench, British actress (Henry V, Wetherby, Skyfall), born in York, England

Maggie Smith

1934-12-28 Maggie Smith, English actress (Harry Potter, Death on the Nile, Clash of Titans), born in Ilford, England

  • 1935-01-03 Jeremy Kemp, British actor (The Winds of War; The Blue Max), born in Chesterfield, England (d. 2019) [some sources give birth date as 3 Feb 1934]
  • 1935-01-18 Raymond Briggs, English author (Fungus the Bogeyman), born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1935-01-18 Jon Stallworthy, English poet, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 2014)
  • 1935-01-24 Eric Ashton, English rugby league footballer, born in St Helens, United Kingdom (d. 2008)
  • 1935-01-28 David John Lodge, British writer and literary critic (Soul & Bodies), born in London, England
  • 1935-02-16 Brian Bedford, British actor (Coronet Blue - "Anthony"), born in Morley, West Yorkshire, England (d. 2016)
  • 1935-03-06 Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1935-03-13 David Nobbs, English comedic writer (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), born in Petts Wood, Kent (d. 2015)
  • 1935-03-27 Julian Glover, English actor (QED, Heat & Dust, Mandela), born in Hampstead, London

Michael Parkinson

1935-03-28 Michael Parkinson, English broadcaster and talkshow host (Parkinson), born in Cudworth, West Riding

Dudley Moore

1935-04-19 Dudley Moore, English comedian, actor (10; Arthur; Bedazzled), jazz pianist, and composer, born in London (d. 2002)

  • 1935-04-21 Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1935-04-25 April Ashley, English model and one of the earliest British people known to have had sex reassignment surgery, born in Liverpool
  • 1935-05-09 Roger Hargreaves, English author and illustrator of children's books (Mr. Men and Little Miss), born in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire (d. 1988)
  • 1935-05-19 Esmond Bulmer, English cider brewer, and Conservative Lower house leader
  • 1935-05-28 Kenneth Kleinwort, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • 1935-06-02 Roger Brierley, English actor (d. 2005)
  • 1935-06-15 Belinda Lee, English actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus), born in Devon, England (d. 1961)
  • 1935-06-16 James Bolam, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy), born in Sunderland, England
  • 1935-06-28 John Inman, English actor (Mr. Humphries-Are You Being Served?), born in Preston, Lancashire, England (d. 2007)
  • 1935-07-20 Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 1935-07-20 Ted Rogers, British comedian and game show host (3-2-1), born in Kennington, London, England (d. 2001)
  • 1935-07-21 Julian Pettifer, English TV journalist, born in Malmesbury, Wiltshire
  • 1935-08-15 Jim Dale, English actor, director and singer (Barnum; My One & Only), born in Rothwell, England
  • 1935-08-19 Alan Baker, British Mathematician and winner of the Fields Medal (1970) for his work on transcendental number theory, born in London, England
  • 1935-09-20 Keith Roberts, English writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell), born in Kettering, Northamptonshire (d. 2000)
  • 1935-09-20 David Pegg, English soccer outside left (1 cap; Manchester United 127 games), born in Highfields, West Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1958)
  • 1935-09-21 James "Jimmy" Armfield, British former-footballer, manager and pundit (BBC Radio Five Live), born in Denton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • 1935-09-28 Heather Sears, actress (Room at the Top), born in London, England
  • 1935-10-09 Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, born in London, England
  • 1935-10-10 Dave Charnley, British lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), born in Dartford, England (d. 2012)
  • 1935-10-23 Jimmy Dale, British-Canadian pianist and orchestra leader (The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1935-10-30 Michael Winner, English film producer and director (Big Sleep, Death Wish), born in London, England (d. 2013)
  • 1935-11-05 Christopher Wood, English screenwriter and novelist (Confessions), born in Lambeth, London (d. 2015)
  • 1935-11-27 Verity Lambert, English film and TV producer (1st producer of Doctor Who, The Naked Civil Servant), born in London (d. 2007)
  • 1935-12-10 Terry Allcock, English footballer (Norwich City), born in Leeds, England

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