Wales in History (Part 2)

Wales: Cardiff

Historical Events

  • 1990-02-06 Steve Briers of Wales recites entire lyrics of Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" in 9 minutes 58.44 seconds backwards!
  • 1991-04-14 55th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Welshman Ian Woosnam wins his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of José María Olazábal; 4th straight year the Masters champion is from the UK
  • 1992-03-07 England routs Wales, 24-0 at Twickenham for it's 2nd straight outright Five Nations Rugby Championship, Grand Slam and Triple Crown titles; fullback Jonathan Webb 2 penalties and 3 conversions
  • 1992-04-04 146th Grand National: 14/1 shot Party Politics, ridden by Welsh jockey Carl Llewellyn wins by 2½ lengths from Romany King
  • 1993-03-20 France beats Wales, 26-10 at Parc des Princes, Paris for it's 10th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1993-10-01 In his first World Boxing Council heavyweight title defence Lennox Lewis beats fellow Londoner Frank Bruno by TKO in 7 at the National Stadium in Cardiff, Wales

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
Boxer Frank Bruno
Boxer
Frank Bruno
  • 1994-03-19 England beats Wales, 15-8 at Twickenham, London but the Welsh take the Five Nations Rugby Championship as title decided by using points difference for the first time
  • 1996-12-01 Flamboyant Australian rugby union winger David Campese ends his 15-year, 101 Test career at Cardiff Arms Park in Wales; Wallabies beat Wales, 28-19; Campese scores record 64 career tries
  • 1997-01-21 An inquiry in North Wales names more than 80 child abusers
  • 1997-09-18 Voters in Wales vote yes (50.3%) in a referendum on Welsh autonomy
  • 1998-04-04 151st Grand National: Carl Llewellyn wins aboard Earth Summit; first GN winner who was also successful in both Scottish and Welsh Grand Nationals
  • 1998-04-05 France thrashes Wales, 51-0 at Wembley Stadium, London for its second straight Five Nations Rugby Championship and Grand Slam; fly-half Christophe Lamaison lands 5 conversions and 2 penalties
  • 1998-08-09 British Senior Open Men's Golf, Royal Portrush GC: Welshman Brian Huggett beats Eddie Pollard of Northern Ireland by a stroke on the first playoff hole
  • 1999-04-11 Neil Jenkins converts a Scott Gibbs try to give Wales a famous, 32-31 win over England at Wembley Stadium; allows Scotland to win final Five Nations Rugby Championship; reverts to 6 teams in 2000
  • 2001-01-15 Wikipedia a free Wiki or content encyclopedia is launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger
  • 2002-10-27 The British ITV Network airs a regional service for the last time in England and Wales, LWT loses its identity completely

  • 2003-04-05 156th Grand National: 10-year-old 16/1 shot Monty's Pass, ridden by Barry Geraghty wins by 12 lengths from 2001 Welsh National winner Supreme Glory
  • 2005-03-19 Wales beats Ireland, 32-20 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to win the Six Nations Rugby Championship and become the 1st team to complete a Grand Slam playing more games away than at home
  • 2006-03-18 France wins Six Nations Rugby Championship on points difference over Ireland, with a 21-16 win over Wales at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff; Ireland receives consolation prize of the Triple Crown Trophy
  • 2007-07-01 Smoking is banned from English public places and all the UK after earlier bans in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • 2007-07-01 Smoking in England is banned in all public indoor spaces: with the ban already in force in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, this means it is illegal to smoke in indoor public places anywhere in the UK. Australia implements a similar ban.
  • 2008-03-15 Wales beats France, 29-12 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to complete a Grand Slam and win the Six Nations Rugby Championship with a 19th Triple Crown
  • 2008-12-08 Kirsty Williams elected as Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats. The first female leader of a political party in Wales.
  • 2009-03-21 Ireland completes a Grand Slam with a 17-15 win over Wales at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to win the Six Nations Rugby Championship
  • 2009-12-19 Former Welsh and Lions captain Gareth Thomas is the first international rugby player to reveal he is gay
  • 2010-10-04 Ryder Cup Golf, Celtic Manor Resort, Wales: Europe wins 14½-13½; with scores level Irishman Graeme McDowell holds nerve to beat Hunter Mahan 3 & 1
  • 2011-03-30 Global credit information group Experian report that economic recovery in Wales slower than the rest of the UK, forecasting growth of 1.6% vs 2.2% for the rest of the UK
  • 2012-03-17 Wales beats France, 16-9 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to wrap up the Grand Slam and win the Six Nations Rugby Championship; Welsh fullback Leigh Halfpenny kicks 3 penalties and a conversion
  • 2013-03-16 Wales routs England by a record 30-3 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to retain their Six Nation Rugby Championship; Welsh winger Alex Cuthbert scores 2 tries and fullback Leigh Halfpenny lands 4/4 penalties
  • 2018-05-07 World Snooker Championship, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield: Welshman Mark Williams beats John Higgins of Scotland, 18-16; as promised, does his press conference in the nude
  • 2018-07-29 Tour de France: Geraint Thomas becomes the first Welshman and only 3rd Briton to win the Tour; beats Dutchman Tom Dumoulin by 1' 51"; Peter Sagan wins green points jersey
  • 2019-01-21 A light aircraft carrying EPL team Cardiff City's record signing Emiliano Sala of French club FC Nantes disappears near the Channel islands en route to Wales
  • 2019-03-17 Wales beats Ireland, 25-7 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to clinch the Six-Nations Rugby Championship and Grand Slam; Welsh fly-half Gareth Anscombe kicks 6 penalties and a conversion
  • 2019-09-14 Former Welsh rugby union and league player Gareth Thomas reveals he is HIV positive

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 361

  • 1916-04-05 Baroness Delacourt-Smith of Alteryn [Margaret Rosalind Delacourt-Smith], British Labour politician, born in Newport, Wales (d. 2010)
  • 1916-05-07 Huw Wheldon, Welsh broadcaster (BBC), born in Prestatyn, Denbighshire (d. 1986)
  • 1916-06-20 Johnny Morris, British broadcaster and actor (Once in a Lifetime), born in Newport, Wales (d. 1999)

Person of interestRoald Dahl

1916-09-13 Roald Dahl, British author (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1990)

Author Roald Dahl
Author
Roald Dahl
  • 1916-11-20 John Elwyn, British painter, born in Adpar, Wales (d. 1997)
  • 1917-02-25 Alex Gordon, Welsh architect, born in Ayr, Scotland
  • 1917-04-22 Leo Abse, Welsh politician and biographer, born in Cardiff (d. 2008)
  • 1917-05-16 Geraint Jones, Welsh conductor and organist, born in Porth, Wales (d. 1998)
  • 1918-06-17 Maldwyn Thomas, Welsh businessman and Liberal Party politician (d. 2002)
  • 1918-11-18 Tasker Watkins, Welsh World War II hero, born in Nelson, Wales (d. 2007)
  • 1920-09-07 Harri Webb, Welsh poet and nationalist, born in Swansea, Wales (d. 1994)
  • 1920-10-31 Dick Francis, British jockey and detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes), born in Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire, Wales (d. 2010)
  • 1921-04-06 Andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer
  • 1921-04-19 Glyn England, British electrical engineer and CEO (CEGB, Windcluster Ltd), born in Llantrisant, Cardiff, South Wales (d. 2013)
  • 1921-06-08 Alwyn Williams, Welsh geologist and Vice-Chancellor (University of Glasgow), born in Aberdare, Wales (d. 2004)
  • 1921-07-29 Aled Eames, Welsh maritime historian, born in Llandudno (d. 1996)
  • 1921-08-31 Raymond Williams, Welsh academic and novelist (Second Generation), born in Llanfihangel Crucorney, Wales (d. 1988)
  • 1921-09-08 Harry Secombe, Welsh actor, comedian, singer and goon (The Goon Show, Oliver!), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2001)
  • 1922-03-14 Colin Fletcher, Welsh author and pioneering backpacker (Walking Through Time), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2007)
  • 1923-09-22 Dannie Abse, Welsh poet and writer
  • 1923-11-06 Clay [David] Jones, Welsh gardener (BBC Gardener's Question Time), born in Cardigan, Wales (d. 1996)
  • 1923-11-14 Margaret Courtenay, Welsh actress, singer and entertainer (Royal Flash, Duet for One), born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 1996)
  • 1925-07-03 Michael Oliver, British cardiologist (linked cholesterol with coronary artery disease), born in Borth, Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1925-08-17 John Howard Purnell, Welsh chemist (Royal Society of Chemistry), born in Rhondda, South Wales (d. 1996)
  • 1925-09-07 Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, businesswoman and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 1985)
  • 1925-10-12 Gilbert Parkhouse, Welsh cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59), born in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2000)

Person of interestRichard Burton

1925-11-10 Richard Burton, Welsh stage and screen actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf), born in Pontrhydyfen, South Wales (d. 1984)

Stage and Screen Actor Richard Burton
Stage and Screen Actor
Richard Burton
  • 1925-11-24 Alun Owen, North Wales, writer (Hard Days Night)/actor (Servant)
  • 1925-12-18 Peggy Cummins [Augusta Fuller], Welsh-born Irish actress (Gun Crazy, Curse of the Demon), born in Prestatyn, Denbighshire, Wales (d. 2017)
  • 1926-03-12 Freddie Williams, Welsh motorcycle speedway rider (world champion, 1950, 1952), born in Port Talbot, Wales (d. 2013)
  • 1926-10-02 Jan Morris, Welsh journalist, historian and travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys), born in Clevedon, Somerset, England (d. 2020)
  • 1927-09-20 Rachel Roberts, Welsh actress (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Foul Play, Doctor's Wife), born in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales (d. 1980)
  • 1927-09-26 Joyce Jameson, American comedienne and actress (Spike Jones Show, The Outlaw Josey Wales), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • 1927-11-07 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), born in Margam, Wales (d. 2007)
  • 1927-12-07 Helen Watts, British contralto, born in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales (d. 2009)
  • 1928-02-01 Sir Samuel "Sam" Edwards, Welsh physicist (condensed matter physics), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1928-02-01 Eric Evans, English dean of St Paul's, born in Tenby, Wales (d. 1996)
  • 1928-02-08 Stanley Baker, Welsh actor and producer (Concrete Jungle, Zorro, Zulu), born in Ferndale, Glamorgan (d. 1976)
  • 1928-06-07 Dave Bowen, Welsh soccer wing-half (19 caps; Arsenal) and manager (Wales 1964-74; Northampton Town), born in Maesteg, Wales (d. 1995)
  • 1928-06-09 Geraint Gruffydd, Welsh scholar (University of Wales), born in Tal-y-bont, Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1928-11-20 John Disley, Welsh athlete (co-founded London Marathon), born in Corris, Gwynedd (d. 2016)
  • 1929-03-29 Ronald Clive Williams, Welsh actor and comedian (Twin Town), born in Cefneithin, Carmarthenshire, Wales (d. 1997)
  • 1929-08-11 Alun Hoddinott, Bargoed Wales, composer (Floriture)
  • 1929-09-02 Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor (A Hard Day's Night, Help!), born in Cwm, Ebbw Vale, Wales (d. 2012) [1]
  • 1931-03-22 Leslie Thomas, Welsh writer (The Virgin Soldiers), born in Newport (d. 2014)
  • 1931-08-13 Roy Evans, British trade unionist and General Secretary (British Iron & Steel Trade Confederation), born in Pontarddulais, Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1932-09-25 Terry Medwin, Welsh footballer (Tottenham Hotspur), born in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales
  • 1932-10-08 Ray Reardon, Welsh snooker player, born in Tredegar, Monmouthshire, Wales
  • 1932-12-22 Phil Woosnam, Welsh soccer striker, manager (Wales 17 caps, USA manager 1968), born in Powys, Wales (d. 2013)
  • 1933-04-22 Anthony Llewellyn, Welsh-American scientist and NASA astronaut, born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 2013)
  • 1933-04-29 Keith Baxter, Welsh actor (Chimes at Midnight, Killing Time, Barretts at Wimpole Street), born in Newport, Monmouthshire
  • 1933-08-01 Richard Lloyd Jones, British secretary (Welsh Office 1985–93)
  • 1934-01-26 Joe Erskine, Welsh heavyweight boxer (British heavyweight champion 1956-58), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1990)
  • 1934-05-14 Siân Phillips, Welsh actress
  • 1934-07-05 Philip Madoc, Welsh actor (The Life and Times of David Lloyd George), born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (d. 2012)
  • 1934-08-06 Billy Boston, Welsh rugby league footballer

Person of interestClive Granger

1934-09-04 Clive Granger, Welsh-born British economist (Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences 2003), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2009)

Economist Clive Granger
Economist
Clive Granger
  • 1934-09-30 Anna Kashfi [Joan O'Callaghan], Welsh actress and 1st wife of Marlon Barando, born in Darjeeling, India (d. 2015)
  • 1934-11-01 William Mathias, Welsh composer, born in Whitland (d. 1992)
  • 1936-01-09 Mike Davies, Welsh tennis player, entrepreneur and administrator (ED ATP; GM ITF; Grand Slam Cup creator), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1936-04-26 Edward Cazalet, judge of the High Court of England and Wales, born in Marylebone, London
  • 1937-01-08 Shirley Bassey, Welsh singer (Goldfinger, Moonraker), born in Tiger Bay, United Kingdom
  • 1937-02-10 Lord Justice Rose, former judge on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales
  • 1937-03-12 Elizabeth Vaughan, Welsh opera soprano (Victor/Victoria), born in Llanfyllin, Wales
  • 1937-08-14 Brian Curvis, Welsh boxer and British welterweight champion (1960-1964), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2012)
  • 1937-08-27 Phil Shulman, Scottish rock horn player (Gentle Giant), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1937-09-10 Alun Pask, Welsh rugby union flanker (26 caps; British Lions 8 caps; Abertillery), born in Blackwood, Monmouthshire (d. 1995)
  • 1938-06-13 Gwynne Howell, Welsh operatic bass, born in Gorseinon, Wales
  • 1938-07-06 Tony Lewis, Welsh cricket batsman and broadcaster (England 9 Tests, captain 1972-73; president MCC; BBC cricket coverage), born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1938-07-26 Keith Peters, Welsh physician, born in Baglan, Glamorgan
  • 1938-08-07 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, Welsh rugby union player, born in Wales, United Kingdom (d. 1996)
  • 1938-12-04 Richard Meade, British equestrian (3 x Olympic gold eventing 1968, 72; World C'ship gold team 1970, 82), born in Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales (d. 2015)
  • 1939-03-08 Robert Tear, Welsh tenor (Welsh National Opera 1970), born in Barry, Wales
  • 1939-06-17 Donald Anderson, British Labour Party politician, born in Swansea, Wales
  • 1939-07-17 Spencer Davis [Davies], English guitarist (Spencer Davis Group - "Gimme Some Lovin'"), born in Swansea, Wales (d. 2020)
  • 1940-01-17 Leighton Rees, Welsh darts player (BDO World Champion 1978), born in Ynysybwl, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2003)

Person of interestTom Jones

1940-06-07 Tom Jones [Woodward], Welsh pop singer ("What's New, Pussycat?"; "Delilah"), and TV personality (The Voice UK), born in Pontypridd, Wales

Singer Tom Jones
Singer
Tom Jones
  • 1940-10-02 Lord Davies, British engineer and chairman (Welsh National Opera)
  • 1940-10-14 Christopher Timothy, Welsh actor (All Creatures Great & Small), born in Bala, Wales
  • 1940-12-05 Adrian Street, Welsh professional wrestler, born in Brynmawr, Brecknockshire, Wales
  • 1941-02-15 Austin Savage, Welsh hockey player, born in St Asaph, Wales
  • 1941-04-20 Grace Coddington, Welsh born fashion editor and model (American Vogue), born on Anglesey, Wales
  • 1941-10-13 Neil Aspinall, British music executive (The Beatles), born in Prestatyn, Wales (d. 2008)
  • 1941-12-02 Mike England, Welsh soccer defender and manager (44 caps, Tottenham Hotspur; mgr Wales), born in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales
  • 1941-12-10 Jeff Jones, Welsh cricket fast bowler (15 Tests England, 44 wickets), born in Dafen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
  • 1942-02-01 Terry Jones, Welsh comedian (Monty Python), born in Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales (d. 2020)
  • 1942-03-09 John Cale, Welsh musician, composer and singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground), born in Garnant, Wales
  • 1942-03-28 Neil Kinnock, Leader of the British opposition (Labour Party), born in Tredegar, Wales
  • 1942-04-05 Peter Greenaway, Welsh film director, born in Newport, Wales
  • 1942-05-21 David Hunt, British Conservative politician, born in Glyn Ceiriog, Wales
  • 1942-05-25 Ron Davies, Welsh footballer (29 Welsh caps), born in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales (d. 2013)
  • 1943-02-09 Ryland Davies, Welsh tenor, born in Cwm, Gwent
  • 1943-06-25 Chris Huston, British-born recording engineer and guitarist, born in North Wales
  • 1943-09-27 Maxwell Boyce, Welsh comedian and singer, born in Glynneath, Wales
  • 1944-02-17 Karl Jenkins, Welsh composer (Adiemus), born in Penclawdd, Wales
  • 1944-04-08 Hywel Bennett, Welsh, actor (Family Way, Shelley), born in Garnant, Wales (d. 2017)
  • 1944-04-15 Dave Edmunds, Welsh rock singer and guitarist (Rockpile - "Girls Talk"; "I Knew The Bride"), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1944-05-05 John Rhys-Davies, Welsh actor (Sir Edward-Quest, Sliders), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • 1944-05-05 Roger Rees, Welsh Tony winning stage and screen actor (Cheers - "Robin Colcord"), born in Aberystwyth (d. 2015)
  • 1944-12-18 Deke [Roger] Leonard, Welsh rock musician (Man), born in Llanelli (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

  • 2000-05-30 Doris Hare, Welsh actress (b. 1905)
  • 2000-08-10 Gilbert Parkhouse, Welsh cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59), dies at 74
  • 2000-09-25 R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet, dies at 87
  • 2001-04-11 Harry Secombe, Welsh actor, comedian, singer and goon (The Goon Show, Oliver!), dies of cancer at 79
  • 2001-09-23 Ron Hewitt, Welsh footballer (b. 1928)
  • 2002-01-07 Jon Lee, Welsh musician (Feeder) (b. 1968)
  • 2003-06-08 Leighton Rees, Welsh darts player (BDO World Champion 1978), dies at 63
  • 2003-06-10 Dr Phil Williams, Welsh politician and scientist (b. 1939)
  • 2003-07-17 David Kelly, Welsh UN weapons inspector (b. 1944)
  • 2003-09-20 Lord Williams of Mostyn, Welsh barrister, politician, and Lord President of the Council, dies at 62
  • 2004-02-21 John Charles, Welsh footballer (b. 1931)
  • 2005-01-29 Eric Griffiths, Welsh guitarist (The Quarrymen) (b. 1940)
  • 2005-10-04 Michael "Mike" Gibbins, Welsh musician (Badfinger), dies from a brain aneurysm at 56
  • 2006-09-01 Sir Kyffin Williams, Welsh landscape painter (b. 1918)
  • 2007-01-04 Gren, Welsh newspaper cartoonist (b. 1934)
  • 2007-02-22 Edgar Evans, Welsh tenor (Covent Garden Opera Company), dies at 94
  • 2007-04-03 Marion Eames, Welsh novelist (b. 1921)
  • 2007-06-12 Colin Fletcher, Welsh author and pioneering backpacker (Walking Through Time), dies of complications from an old head injury at 85
  • 2007-07-20 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), dies of a stroke at 79
  • 2007-10-31 Ray Gravell, Welsh rugby union footballer (Wales and the British Lions), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • 2008-06-12 Derek Tapscott, Welsh footballer (b. 1932)
  • 2009-01-09 T. Llew Jones, Welsh author (b. 1915)
  • 2009-04-18 Stephanie Parker, Welsh actress, dies at 22

Person of interestClive Granger

2009-05-27 Clive Granger, Welsh-born British economist (Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences 2003), dies at 74

Economist Clive Granger
Economist
Clive Granger
  • 2010-03-10 Micky Jones, Welsh rock guitarist (Man), dies of a brain tumour at 63
  • 2010-06-07 Stuart Cable, Welsh rock drummer (Stereolab), and broadcaster, choles to death on his own vomit at 40
  • 2011-02-02 Margaret John, Welsh actress (b. 1926)
  • 2011-09-11 Andy Whitfield, Welsh actor (Spartacus), dies of cancer at 39
  • 2011-11-27 Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and Wales national football team manager, dies at 42
  • 2012-01-30 Mary Grierson, Welsh botanical artist, dies at 99
  • 2012-03-05 Philip Madoc, Welsh actor (The Life and Times of David Lloyd George), dies of cancer at 77
  • 2012-06-18 Victor Spinetti, Welsh actor (A Hard Day's Night, Help!), dies from prostate cancer at 82 [1]
  • 2012-09-04 Ian Parrott, British-Welsh composer (The Black Ram), dies at 96
  • 2013-01-20 Freddie Williams, Welsh motorcycle speedway champion, dies at 86
  • 2013-05-24 Ron Davies, Welsh footballer (29 Welsh caps), dies at 70
  • 2013-07-02 Anthony Llewellyn, Welsh-American scientist and NASA astronaut, dies at 80
  • 2013-07-19 Phil Woosnam, Welsh soccer striker, manager (Wales 17 caps, USA manager 1968), dies from prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease at 90
  • 2014-05-06 Leslie Thomas, Welsh writer (The Virgin Soldiers), dies at 83
  • 2015-05-07 Sir Samuel "Sam" Edwards, Welsh physicist (condensed matter physics), dies at 87
  • 2015-07-10 Roger Rees, Welsh Tony winning stage and screen actor (Cheers - "Robin Colcord"), dies of brain cancer at 71
  • 2015-08-21 Anna Kashfi [Joan O'Callaghan], Welsh actress and 1st wife of Marlon Barando, dies at 80
  • 2015-11-02 Mike Davies, Welsh tennis player, entrepreneur and administrator (ED ATP; GM ITF; Grand Slam Cup creator), dies from mesothelioma at 79
  • 2016-02-08 John Disley, Welsh athlete (co-founded London Marathon), dies at 87
  • 2016-04-30 Phil Ryan, Welsh keyboardist and composer (Man; Pete Brown), dies at 69
  • 2017-01-31 Deke [Roger] Leonard, Welsh rock musician (Man), dies at 72
  • 2017-12-29 Peggy Cummins [Augusta Fuller], Welsh-born Irish actress (Gun Crazy, Curse of the Demon), dies at 92