English History (Part 27)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2601 - 2,700 of 4,830

  • 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
  • 1936-12-17 Tommy Steele [Thomas Hicks], English pop singer, 1st British Rock and Roll star, born in London
  • 1936-12-18 Malcolm Kirk, English professional wrestler (d. 1987)
  • 1936-12-25 Alexandra HEOC, English princess/daughter of Sir Angus Ogilvy
  • 1937-01-27 John Ogdon, pianist/composer, born in Manchester, England
  • 1937-01-30 Vanessa Redgrave, British actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express), born in London, England
  • 1937-02-10 Lord Justice Rose, former judge on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales
  • 1937-02-16 Paul Bailey, English novelist and biographer, born in London
  • 1937-02-22 Samuel Whitbread, English brewer/multi-millionaire
  • 1937-02-25 Tom Courtenay, England, actor (Dresser, Doctor Zhivago, To Catch a Spy)
  • 1937-03-09 Brian Redman, English racing driver
  • 1937-03-24 Benjamin Luxon, Redruth England, baritone (Owen Wingrave)
  • 1937-04-03 William Gaunt, Leeds England, actor (Champions)
  • 1937-04-13 Edward Fox, English actor (The Day of the Jackal, Gandhi), born in Chelsea, London
  • 1937-04-22 David Summerscale, head master (Westminster School England)
  • 1937-04-29 Jill Paton Walsh, English writer
  • 1937-05-01 Una Stubbs, English actress ( Till Death Us Do Part), born in Welwyn Garden City
  • 1937-05-05 Delia Derbyshire, English musician and composer (Doctor Who theme, White Noise), born in Coventry, England (d. 2001)
  • 1937-05-13 Trevor Baylis, English inventor of the wind-up radio
  • 1937-05-19 Pat Roach, English actor and wrestler (d. 2004)
  • 1937-06-08 Norma Shaw, English lawn bowler, born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire (d. 2009)
  • 1937-07-09 David Hockney, Bradford England, artist (Pop Art)
  • 1937-07-25 Colin Renfrew, English archeologist
  • 1937-08-03 Steven Berkoff, English actor
  • 1937-08-18 William George Rushton, actor, author and cartoonist (TW3), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1937-10-04 Jackie Collins, British-American author (The Stud, Lucky), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • 1937-10-17 Paxton Whitehead, English actor ( Back to School), born in East Malling, Kent
  • 1937-10-20 Emma Tennant, English writer (Pemberley: Or, Pride and Prejudice Continued), born in London (d. 2017)
  • 1937-11-17 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
  • 1937-11-30 Ridley Scott, English film director (Alien, Blade Runner), born in South Shields, England
  • 1937-12-01 Gordon Crosse, Bury Lancashire England, composer (Grace of Todd)
  • 1937-12-02 Brian Lumley, England, sci-fi author (Compleat Crow, Psychomech)
  • 1937-12-03 Stephen Rubin, English attorney/shoe manufacturer (Reebok, Adidas)
  • 1937-12-29 Barbara Steele, Birkenhead, Cheshire, English actress (Black Sunday, 8½)
  • 1937-12-30 Gordon Banks, English footballer
  • 1938-01-10 Ivan Twigden, English contractor/multi-millionaire (Twigden PLC)
  • 1938-02-13 Oliver Reed, actor (Big Sleep), born in London, England
  • 1938-03-02 Alan Lewis, English textile factory/multi-millionaire
  • 1938-03-06 Pauline Boty, English artist, born in London (d. 1966)
  • 1938-03-21 Wilf Corrigan, English/US electronic manufacturer (LSI Logic)
  • 1938-04-16 Michael Hirst, chief constable (Leicestershire England)
  • 1938-04-22 Adam Raphael, English journalist and author
  • 1938-04-28 Fred Dibnah, English television personality (d. 2004)
  • 1938-05-12 Susan Hampshire, actress (Vanity Fair, Living Free), born in London, England
  • 1938-06-02 Kevin Brownlow, English film historian and author
  • 1938-06-13 Peter Michael, English electronic manufacturer (UEI, Paintbox)
  • 1938-07-16 Tony Jackson, English bass player (The Searchers) (d. 2003)
  • 1938-07-18 John Connelly, St Helens, Lancashire, footballer (20 English caps), (d. 2012)
  • 1938-07-20 Diana Rigg, Doncaster England, actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Hospital)
  • 1938-07-20 Roger Hunt, English footballer
  • 1938-07-22 Terence Stamp, English actor (The Collector, Billy Budd), born in London, England
  • 1938-07-27 Shirley Anne Field, England, actress (Alfie, War Lover) [or Jun 27]
  • 1938-08-25 Frederick Forsyth, British author (Day of the Jackal, Deceiver, Odessa File), born in Ashford, Kent, England
  • 1938-08-26 Jet Black, English drummer, one of the founding members of The Stranglers
  • 1938-09-03 Caryl Churchill, English playwright
  • 1938-09-09 Richard Sharpe, English rugby player
  • 1938-09-20 Jane Manning, English soprano, born in Norwich
  • 1938-10-13 Hugo Young, English journalist (d. 2003)
  • 1938-10-22 Derek Jacobi, actor (Lanner-Strauss Family, Dead Again), born in London, England
  • 1938-10-28 David Dimbleby, English television commentator
  • 1938-10-28 Anne Perry, English-born novelist
  • 1938-11-17 Thomas Black, English industrial/auto collector
  • 1938-12-17 Carlo Little, English drummer (d. 2005)
  • 1938-12-18 [Bryan] Chas Chandler, English rock bassist (The Animals-House of the Rising Sun) and manager of Jimi Hendrix, born in Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 1939-01-05 Bridget Parker, British equestrian 3 day event (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1939-01-09 Susannah York, English actress (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Superman), born in London, England
  • 1939-02-02 Rachel English, author (My 1st 500), born in London, England
  • 1939-02-14 Michael Rudman, English theater director and producer (Donkeys' Years)
  • 1939-02-20 Frank Arundel, English footballer
  • 1939-02-26 Josephine Tewson, English actress
  • 1939-03-05 Samantha Eggar, actress (Collector, Dr Doolittle) [or May 3], born in London, England
  • 1939-03-05 Terry Curry, English multi-millionaire
  • 1939-03-18 Ron Atkinson, English former footballer and manager
  • 1939-03-20 Earl of Seafield, [Ginger], English large landowner
  • 1939-04-05 David Winters, choreographer (Steve Allen Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • 1939-04-07 David Frost, Tenterdon England, TV host (That Was the Week That Was), (d. 2013)
  • 1939-04-12 Alan Ayckbourn, playwright, born in London, England
  • 1939-04-15 Marty Wilde, English singer-songwriter and father of rocker Kim Wilde, born in London, England
  • 1939-04-16 Dusty Springfield, [Mary O'Brien], vocalist (Growing Pains), born in London, England
  • 1939-04-25 Richard earl of Lichfield, English photographer
  • 1939-04-27 Judy Carne, English comedienne (Laugh-In, Love on a Rooftop), born in Northampton, (d. 2015)
  • 1939-05-03 Jonathan David Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen)
  • 1939-05-19 17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily)
  • 1939-05-19 James Fox, actor (The Servant), born in London, England

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1939-05-25 Sir Ian McKellen, English film and theatre actor (Lord of the Rings, X-Men), born in Burnley Lancashire

  • 1939-05-26 Gerald Ronson, English multi-millionaire
  • 1939-05-31 Terry Waite, English Anglican Church envoy/Lebanese hostage, born in Bollington, Cheshire
  • 1939-06-03 Ian Hunter, English rock musician (Mott the Hoople), born in Oswestry, England
  • 1939-06-22 Bobby Harrison, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Conquistador)
  • 1939-07-06 Jet Harris [Terence Harris], English rock bassist (Drifters), born in London, England (d. 2011)

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