English History (Part 26)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2501 - 2,600 of 4,813

  • 1934-04-22 John K Barlow, English rubberplanter/financier/multi-millionaire
  • 1934-04-30 Jerry Lordan, English composer and singer (d. 1995)
  • 1934-05-03 Henry Cooper, English heavyweight boxer (famous defeat to Muhammad Ali 1966), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • 1934-05-09 Alan Bennett, England, playwright/actor (Secret Policeman's Other Ball)
  • 1934-05-24 Barry Rose, English choir-trainer and organist
  • 1934-05-25 David J Burke, writer, born in Liverpool, England
  • 1934-05-29 Nanette Newman, English writer/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
  • 1934-06-13 Lady Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite
  • 1934-06-16 Eileen Atkins, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her), born in London, England
  • 1934-06-20 Wendy Craig, England, actress (Joseph Andrews)
  • 1934-07-01 Jean Marsh, actress (Dark Places, Eagle has Landed), born in London, England
  • 1934-07-04 Colin Welland, 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, English composer. born in Accrington, Lancashire
  • 1934-07-18 Edward Bond, English playwright/director (Blow-up)
  • 1934-08-16 John Standing, British actor (Edward-Lime Street), born in London, England
  • 1934-08-24 Kenny Baker, English actor (R2D2-Star Wars), born in Solihull (d. 2016)
  • 1934-08-25 John Stears, special effects expert (Dr No), born in Middlesex, England
  • 1934-09-08 Peter Maxwell Davies, composer (Prolation, Taverner), born in Manchester, England (d. 2016)
  • 1934-09-11 Ian Abercrombie, English actor (Birds of Prey, Desperate Housewives), born in Grays
  • 1934-09-26 Dick Heckstall-Smith, English jazz-blues saxophonist, born in Ludlow, Shropshire (d. 2004)
  • 1934-10-17 Johnny Haynes, English footballer (d. 2005)
  • 1934-10-20 Timothy West, English actor (Brass), born in Bradford, England
  • 1934-10-30 Hamilton Camp, actor (Andrew-He & She, Meatballs 2), born in London, England
  • 1934-11-15 Peter Dickinson, English composer, born in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire
  • 1934-11-17 Fenella Fielding, English actress
  • 1934-12-09 Alan Ridout, English composer, born in West Wickham, (d. 1996)

Person of interestJudi Dench

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

Actress Judi Dench
Judi Dench

Person of interestMaggie Smith

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

Actress Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
  • 1935-01-18 Raymond Briggs, English author (Fungus the Bogeyman)
  • 1935-01-18 Jon Stallworthy, English poet
  • 1935-01-24 Eric Ashton, English rugby league footballer (d. 2008)
  • 1935-01-28 David John Lodge, British writer and literary critic (Soul & Bodies), born in London, England
  • 1935-02-16 Brian Bedford, English actor (Anthony-Coronet Blue), born in Morley, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • 1935-03-06 Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)
  • 1935-03-12 John Doherty, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • 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

Person of interestMichael Parkinson

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

Person of interestDudley Moore

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

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • 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)
  • 1935-05-28 Kenneth Kleinwort, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • 1935-06-02 Roger Brierley, English actor (d. 2005)
  • 1935-06-15 Belinda Lee, Devon England, actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus)
  • 1935-06-16 James Bolam, Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy)
  • 1935-06-28 John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)
  • 1935-07-20 Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • 1935-07-20 Ted Rogers, comedian (Aladdin, Cinderella), born in London, England
  • 1935-07-21 Julian Pettifer, English TV-host
  • 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
  • 1935-09-19 Esmond Bulmer, English cider brewer/Conservative Lower house leader
  • 1935-09-20 Keith J Roberts, England, writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell)
  • 1935-09-20 David Pegg, English footballer (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 Edward GNPP, English prince/duke of Kent
  • 1935-10-10 Dave Charnley, Dartford England, lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), (d. 2012)
  • 1935-10-23 Jimmy Dale, Canadian orchestra leader (The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • 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 novellist
  • 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
  • 1935-12-14 Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Bath England, actress (Search for the Nile)
  • 1935-12-29 Tony Bramall, England, auto dealer/multi-millionaire (Harrogate)
  • 1936-02-09 Clive Swift, actor (Frenzy, Passage to India), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1936-03-16 Thelma Hopkins, England, high jumper (Olympic silver 1956)
  • 1936-03-18 Tony Nash, England, bobsled (Olympic gold 1964)
  • 1936-03-29 Richard Rodney Bennett, English composer, born in Kent, England (d. 2012)
  • 1936-04-05 John White, English composer and musical performer (systems music), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1936-04-10 Michael Naylor, English insurance broker (Endsleigh Insurance), born in Croydon (d. 1995)
  • 1936-04-18 Brian Fuller, commandant (Fire Service College, England)
  • 1936-04-18 Harold Innocent, [HS Harrison], English actor (Tall Guy)
  • 1936-04-24 Jill Ireland, English actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino), born in London, England (d. 1990)
  • 1936-04-27 Geoffrey Shovelton, English opera singer, born in Atherton, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • 1936-04-29 Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • 1936-05-07 Cornelius Cardew, British composer (Scratch Orchestra), born in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire (d. 1981)

Person of interestGlenda Jackson

1936-05-09 Glenda Jackson, English actress (Women in Love), born in Cheshire, England

  • 1936-05-10 Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)
  • 1936-05-16 Roy Hudd, English comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)
  • 1936-07-26 Mary Millar, English actress (d. 1998)
  • 1936-07-30 John Burton-Hall, Dorset England, captain (QE2)
  • 1936-08-01 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1936-08-03 Edward Petherbridge, English actor
  • 1936-08-08 Keith Barron, Mexborough England, actor (At Earth's Core, Baby Love)
  • 1936-08-24 A. S. Byatt, English novelist (The Virgin in the Garden), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1936-09-22 Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (Reading Football Club), born in Didcot, England (d. 2000)
  • 1936-10-01 Duncan Edwards, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1936-10-09 Brian Blessed, Mexborough, Yorkshire, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)
  • 1936-10-10 Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here)
  • 1936-10-16 Peter Bowles, English actor
  • 1936-10-21 James H "Simon" Gray, English playwright (Butley)
  • 1936-10-24 Bill Wyman, England, rocker (Rolling Stones-Under My Thumb)
  • 1936-10-25 Sir Martin Gilbert, British historian (Winston Churchill biography), born in London, England
  • 1936-11-01 Eddie Colman, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • 1936-11-08 Viscount Mountgarret, [Butler], English large landowner

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