The United Kingdom in History (Part 24)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2301 - 2,384 of 2,384

  • 1983-08-14 Elena Baltacha, Ukrainian-British tennis player, born in Kyiv, Ukraine (d. 2014)
  • 1983-08-19 Mike Conway, British auto racer (FIA World Endurance C'ship 2019-20; British Formula 3 C'ship 2006), born in London, England
  • 1983-08-21 Chantelle Houghton, British TV personality, born in Wickford, Essex, England
  • 1983-08-24 Christopher Parker, British actor (Eastenders), born in London
  • 1983-08-25 James Rossiter, British racing driver
  • 1983-09-07 Pops Mensah-Bonsu, British basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks, born in Tottenham, London
  • 1983-11-08 Kat Shoob, British television presenter, born in Rochford, United Kingdom
  • 1983-12-20 Lucy Pinder, English model and actress, born in Hampshire, England
  • 1984-01-19 Euan Blair, eldest son of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1984-01-26 Layla Kayleigh, British television personality, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1984-03-06 Becky, Japanese-British entertainer
  • 1984-03-11 Tom James, British rower
  • 1984-03-28 Nikki Sanderson, British actress and model
  • 1984-04-22 Amelle Berrabah, Moroccan-British singer (Sugababes - "Round, Round"), born in Aldershot, Hampshire, England
  • 1984-04-27 Frank Carter, British musician (Gallows) and tattooist, born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1984-06-14 Siobhán Donaghy, British singer (ex-Sugababes)
  • 1984-07-06 Lauren Harris, British rock singer, born in Essex, England
  • 1984-07-12 Gareth Gates, British singer-songwriter, born in Bradford, England

Prince HarryPrince Harry (38 years old)

1984-09-15 Duke of Sussex, 5th in British succession, born in London, England

  • 1984-09-16 Katie Melua, Georgian-British singer (Piece by Piece), born in Kutaisi, Georgian SSR, USSR
  • 1984-10-09 Ghetts [Justin Clarke], British musician, born in Plaistow, East London, England
  • 1984-11-16 Gemma Atkinson, British actress and model, born in Bury, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 1984-12-15 Joshua Hayward, British Guitarist (The Horrors)
  • 1984-12-16 Theo James (Taptiklis), British actor (Divergent, Insurgent), born in Oxford, England
  • 1984-12-25 Georgia Moffett, British actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1984-12-28 Alex Lloyd, British racing driver, born in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 1985-01-11 Newton Faulkner, English singer-songwriter, born in Surrey, England
  • 1985-03-02 Luke Pritchard, British rock singer and guitarist (The Kooks - Inside In/Inside Out), born in Worthing, West Sussex, England
  • 1985-03-15 Tom Chilton, British racing driver, born in Reigate, England
  • 1985-04-16 Luol Deng, Sudanese-born British basketball player, born in Wau, South Sudan
  • 1985-05-21 Kano [Robinson], English rapper and actor, born in London, England
  • 1985-05-24 Tim Bridgman, British racing driver, born in Harlow, England
  • 1985-06-07 Charlie Simpson, British rock singer-songwriter and musician (Busted; Fightstar), born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England
  • 1985-07-05 Nick O'Malley, British indie rock musician (Arctic Monkeys), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1985-07-08 Jamie Cook, British guitarist (Arctic Monkeys - "I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor"), born in High Green, Sheffield, England
  • 1985-07-17 Tom Fletcher, British pop singer, and guitarist (McFly - "5 Colours In Her Hair"; "All About You"), born in Harrow, London, England
  • 1985-08-11 Grace Adams-Short, British reality television contestant
  • 1985-10-20 James Sutton, British auto racer (Porsche Carrera Cup GB 2007), born in Stevenage, England

Carly Rae JepsenCarly Rae Jepsen (37 years old)

1985-11-21 Canadian singer ("Call Me Maybe"), born in Mission, British Columbia

  • 1985-12-23 Harry Judd, British drummer (McFly), born in Chelmsford, United Kingdom
  • 1985-12-25 Perdita Weeks, British actress, born in Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • 1986-01-30 Sam Duckworth, British singer-songwriter, born in Essex, England
  • 1986-03-14 Jamie Bell, British actor (Billy Elliot), born in Billingham, England
  • 1986-04-16 Paul di Resta, British racing driver, born in Uphall, United Kingdom
  • 1986-04-27 Jenna Coleman, British actress (Doctor Who), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • 1986-09-18 Keeley Hazell, British model, born in London, England
  • 1986-10-21 Alex Kew, British actor
  • 1986-12-24 Edward Southall, British composer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • 1987-01-02 Loui Batley, British actress
  • 1987-01-16 Lauren McAvoy, British fashion model, born in Wickford, United Kingdom
  • 1987-01-27 Lily Donaldson, British model
  • 1987-02-24 Daniel Reilly, British entrepreneur
  • 1987-03-11 Tomethy Furse, British bassist (The Horrors)
  • 1987-04-27 William Moseley, British actor (The Chronicles of Narnia - Peter Pevensie), born in Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire, England
  • 1987-11-30 Dougie Poynter, British singer and bassist (McFly), born in Orsett, England
  • 1987-12-26 Adam Walker, British flautist, born in Redingham, Nottinghamshire
  • 1988-01-26 Mia Rose, British-Portuguese pop singer, born in Wimbledon, London
  • 1988-03-02 Keith Jack, British pop and theater singer and actor, born in Midlothian, England
  • 1988-03-28 Lacey Turner, British soap actress
  • 1988-08-12 Tyson Fury, British heavyweight professional boxer, born in Manchester
  • 1988-11-22 Suresh Guptara and Jyoti Guptara, British-Indian novelists
  • 1988-12-02 Alfred Enoch, British actor (How to Get Away with Murder), born in Westminster, London
  • 1989-02-07 Louisa Lytton - British actress
  • 1990-02-01 Laura Marling, British singer-songwriter, born in Eversley, United Kingdom
  • 1990-02-13 Olivia Federici, British synchronized swimmer, born in Plymouth, United Kingdom
  • 1990-06-13 Aaron Johnson, British actor
  • 1990-08-02 Alice Connor, British actress, born in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
  • 1990-08-17 Rachel Hurd-Wood, British actress (Clique), born in London, England
  • 1990-08-26 Lil' Chris [Hardman], British rock singer ("Checkin' It Out"), born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England (d. 2015)
  • 1990-08-29 Sam Stern, British chef and author, born in Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • 1990-10-01 Charlie McDonnell, British YouTube Personality

Bonnie WrightBonnie Wright (31 years old)

1991-02-17 British actress (Ginny Weasley in "Harry Potter" franchise), born in London, England

Louis TomlinsonLouis Tomlinson (30 years old)

1991-12-24 English pop singer (One Direction), born in Doncaster, England

  • 1992-05-07 Gavin Hetherington, British actor
  • 1992-07-08 Benjamin Grosvenor, British classical pianist, born in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England
  • 1992-12-17 Thomas Law, British Actor

Zayn MalikZayn Malik (29 years old)

1993-01-12 British pop singer (One Direction, 2010-15 - "Story Of My Life"; solo -"Pillowtalk"), born in Bradford, England

  • 1993-08-29 Liam Payne, English pop singer (One Direction- "What Makes You Beautiful"), born in Wolverhampton, England

Harry StylesHarry Styles (28 years old)

1994-02-01 British pop singer (One Direction - "What Makes You Beautiful"; solo - "Sign of the Times"), born in Redditch, England

  • 1994-07-06 Rebecca Rosso and Camilla Rosso, British actresses
  • 1994-09-19 Alex Etel, British actor (From Time to Time), born in Machester, England
  • 1996-06-23 Charlie Jones, British actor
  • 2003-11-08 Lady Louise Windsor, British royal, born in Surrey, England
  • 2007-09-22 Albert Windsor, English son of Lord Nicholas Windsor, (1st royal child to be baptized a Catholic since 1688)

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