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England
England - Notable Historical Events

Richard ISep 7, 1191

SaladinSep 2, 1192

William WallaceAug 5, 1305

Edward IIIFeb 1, 1327

Henry VIIIApr 21, 1509

Anne BoleynJun 1, 1533

Elizabeth IJan 13, 1559

Francis DrakeDec 13, 1577

Walter RaleighJul 27, 1586

Mary StuartFeb 1, 1587

William ShakespeareApr 23, 1597

James VIMar 24, 1603

Francis BaconJan 7, 1618

Charles IMar 27, 1625

Charles IIOct 17, 1651

Oliver CromwellDec 16, 1653

William PennAug 30, 1682

Isaac NewtonJul 5, 1687

Christopher WrenDec 2, 1697

Peter the GreatJan 7, 1698

George IAug 1, 1714

Benjamin FranklinOct 11, 1726

James CookAug 25, 1768

George WashingtonOct 15, 1789

NapoleonNov 21, 1806

Louis XVIIIApr 26, 1814

Charles DarwinDec 27, 1831

Alfred HitchcockJan 24, 1927

BradmanNov 30, 1928

FDRJun 11, 1939

Hermann GoeringAug 13, 1940

HitlerSep 3, 1940

Florence ChadwickSep 11, 1951

Charlie ChaplinSep 19, 1952

Lee Harvey OswaldOct 9, 1959

George HarrisonJun 5, 1981

John Paul IIMay 28, 1982

Bob DylanMay 28, 1997

Tom BradyFeb 3, 2002

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England - Historical Events
Date Event
597-12-25

England adopts Julian calendar

910-08-05

The last major Viking army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces of Mercia and Wessex, led by King Edward and Earl Aethelred.

939-10-27

Edmund I succeeds Athelstan as King of England.

959-10-01

Edgar I, the Peaceful, becomes king of all England.

979-04-14

Challenge to throne of King Aethelred II of England

1043-04-03

Edward the Confessor crowned king of England

1066-01-06

King Harald of England crowned

1066-09-27

William the Conqueror's troops set sail for England

1066-09-28

William the Conqueror invades England landing at Pevensey Bay, Sussex

1066-12-25

Duke William of Normandy ('William the Conqueror) crowned king of England

1100-08-02

King William II of England (William Rufus) is killed by an arrow shot by Sir Walter Tyrell while hunting in the New Forest.

1100-08-05

Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey

1150-03-25

Tichborne family of Hampshire England start tradition of giving gallon of flour to residents to keep deathbed promise

1154-12-19

King Henry II of England crowned

1174-07-13

William I of Scotland, key rebel in Revolt of 1173-1174, captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Henry II of England.

1189-02-06

Riots in Lynn, Norfolk (England) spread to Norwich

1189-07-06

Richard the Lionheart is crowned King of England.

1190-03-16

York Progrom: Jews living in York, England, besieged in Clifford's Tower and massacred or commit sucide rather than submit to baptism

1190-03-17

Crusades complete massacre of Jews of York England

1190-03-18

Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmonds, England

1191-09-07

Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf - Richard I of England defeats Saladin at Arsuf.

1192-09-02

Ottoman Sultan Saladin & King Richard the Lion-hearted of England sign treaty over Jerusalem, at end of the Third Crusade

1192-10-09

Richard I of England, the Lion Heart, leaves Jerusalem in disguise

1194-02-04

100,000 ransom is paid for Richard I, King of England

1194-05-02

King Richard I of England gives Portsmouth its first Royal Charter.

1199-03-25

Richard I, Lion Heart, King o f England, is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France which leads to his death on April 6.

1207-07-15

King John of England expels Canterbury monks for supporting Archbishop of Canterbury Stephen Langton.

1210-11-01

King John of England begins imprisoning Jews

1213-05-15

King John of England names Stephen Langton as Archbishop of Canterbury

1214-07-02

Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers), part of King John of England attempt to reclaim Normandy from France

1215-03-04

King John of England makes an oath to the Pope as a crusader to gain the support of Innocent III.

1215-06-15

King John signs Magna Carta at Runnymede, near Windsor, England

1216-05-21

French crown prince Louis enters England

1216-10-12

King John of England loses his crown jewels in The Wash, probably near Fosdyke, perhaps near Sutton Bridge

1216-10-19

King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry.

1217-05-20

The Second Battle of Lincoln is fought near Lincoln, England, resulting in the defeat of Prince Louis of France by William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke.

1272-11-20

Edward I proclaimed King of England

1272-11-21

Following Henry III of England's death on November 16, his son Prince Edward becomes King of England.

1275-05-23

King Edward I of England orders cessation of persecution of French Jews

1278-05-10

Jews of England imprisoned on charges of coining

1278-11-17

680 Jews arrested (293 hanged) in England for counterfeiting coins

1284-03-03

Statute of Rhuddlan incorporated the Principality of Wales into England

1290-07-12

Jews are expelled from England by order of King Edward I

1290-07-18

King Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews

1291-11-28

Eleanor of Castile, wife of King Edward I of England, dies in Northamptonshire. Crosses are erected where her body rests on the way to London.

1295-07-05

Scotland and France form an alliance, the beginnings of the Auld Alliance, against England.

1296-03-30

Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.

1296-04-27

Battle of Dunbar: The Scots are defeated by Edward I of England.

1304-07-20

Wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle - King Edward I of England takes the last rebel stronghold of the war.

1305-08-05

William Wallace, who led Scottish resistance to England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London for trial and execution.

1305-08-23

William Wallace, Scottish patriot, is executed for high treason by Edward I of England.

1314-06-24

Battle of Bannockburn; Scotland regains independence from England

1322-10-14

Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence

1327-02-01

Teenaged Edward III is crowned King of England, but the country is ruled by his mother Queen Isabella and her lover Roger Mortimer.

1328-05-01

Wars of Scottish Independence end: Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton - the Kingdom of England recognises the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.

1337-03-17

Edward, the Black Prince is made Duke of Cornwall, the first Duchy made in England.

1340-09-25

England & France sign disarmament treaty

1346-10-17

Battle of Neville's Cross: King David II of Scotland is captured by Edward III of England at Calais, and imprisoned in the Tower of London for eleven years.

1355-02-10

The St. Scholastica's Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.

1367-04-13

Battle at Nájera Spain: Castile & England beat Aragon & France

1377-06-22

Richard II succeeds Edward III as king of England

1377-06-29

French raid at Rye, England

1381-06-12

Peasants' Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath.

1381-06-14

Richard II in England meets leaders of Peasants' Revolt on Blackheath. The Tower of London is stormed by rebels who enter without resistance.

1381-07-15

John Ball, a leader in the Peasants' Revolt, is hung, drawn and quartered in the presence of Richard II of England.

1386-05-09

Treaty of Windsor between Portugal and England (the oldest diplomatic alliance in the world which is still in force)

1388-08-05

Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England.

1399-08-19

King Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry

1399-09-30

King Richard II of England abdicates

1413-03-21

Henry V becomes King of England.

1413-04-09

Henry V is crowned King of England.

1415-08-13

King Henry V of England army lands on mouth of Seine River

1420-05-21

Treaty of Troyes following Englsh victory at Agincourt: Henry V of England and his heirs would inherit the throne of France upon the death of King Charles VI of France

1420-12-01

Henry V of England enters Paris.

1422-08-31

Henry VI, becomes King of England at the age of 9 months.

1431-12-16

King Henry VI of England crowned king of France

1439-07-16

Kissing is banned in England (to stop germs from spreading)

1439-11-12

Plymouth, England, becomes the first town incorporated by the English Parliament.

1455-05-22

Opening battle in England's 30-year War of the Roses. Richard of York takes St Albans, capturing King Henry VI

1460-12-30

Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield (Northern England), Duke of York killed and his forces soundly defeated by forces for King Henry VI

1461-03-04

Battle of Towton: Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha, Edward IV recognised as king of England in place of Henry IV

1461-06-28

Edward IV crowned king of England

1470-10-30

Henry VI of England returns to the English throne after Earl of Warwick defeats Yorkists in battle.

1471-04-11

King Edward IV of England conquers London from Henry VI

1478-02-18

George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London.

1483-04-09

Edward V (aged 12) succeeds his father Edward IV as king of England. He was never crowned, and disappeared, presumed murdered, after incarceration in the Tower of London with his younger brother Richard (the "Princes in the Tower")

1483-06-26

Duke of Gloucester appoints himself King Richard III of England

1483-07-06

England's King Richard III crowned

1485-08-01

Henry Tudor's army sails to England (future Henry VII)

1485-10-30

Henry VII of England crowned at Westminster Abbey

1492-03-04

King James IV of Scotland concludes an alliance with France against England.

1492-10-02

King Henry VII of England invades France

1492-11-09

Peace of Etaples (Henry VII of England & Charles VIII of France)

1496-02-24

England's Henry VII ends commercial dispute with Flanders

1497-06-24

John Cabot claims Eastern Canada for England (believes he found Asia in Nova Scotia)

1499-11-23

Flemish pretender to the English throne Perkin Warbeck hanged for reportedly attempting to escape from Tower of London. Invaded England in 1497, claiming to be the lost son of King Edward IV

1502-06-19

Emperor Maximilian I & England sign treaty of Antwerp

1506-04-30

Philip of Burgundy & England sign trade agreement

1507-06-05

England & Netherlands sign trade agreement

1509-04-21

Henry VIII crowned King of England

1511-11-17

England, Spain and the Holy Roman Empire sign anti-French covenant The Treaty of Westminster

1520-06-06

France & England sign treaty of Scotland

1520-07-10

King Charles V France & King Henry VIII of England sign treaty of Calais

1520-10-15

King Henry VIII of England orders bowling lanes at Whitehall

1521-10-11

Pope Leo X titles King Henry VIII of England "Defender of the Faith"

1523-09-19

Emperor Charles I & England sign anti-French covenant

1527-04-30

England & France sign Treaty of Westminster to end the War of the League of Cognac

1528-01-22

England & France declare war on Emperor Charles V

1529-09-22

Cardinal Thomas Wolsey stripped of office as Lord Chancellor of England

1529-10-26

Sir Thomas More appointed Lord Chancellor of England

1530-03-07

King Henry VIII's divorce request is denied by the Pope. Henry then declares that he, not the Pope, is supreme head of England's church

1531-02-11

Henry VIII recognised as supreme head of Church in England following the schism with Rome

1532-06-23

Henry VIII of England & Francois I of France sign secret treaty against emperor Karel V

1533-06-01

Anne Boleyn crowned queen of England

1533-07-11

Pope Clement VII excommunicates England's King Henry VIII

1534-10-30

English Parliament passes Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the Church in England - a role formerly held by the Pope

1534-11-03

English parliament accepts Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII becomes Head of Church of England

1535-01-15

Henry VIII declares himself head of the Church in England

1535-07-01

Sir Thomas More goes on trial in England charged with treason

1535-08-31

Pope Paul II excommunicates King Henry VIII of England

1536-05-06

King Henry VIII orders bible be placed in every church in England

1536-07-18

Pope's authority declared void in England

1537-02-09

Pope Paul III routes Cardinal Pole to England

1538-12-17

Pope Paul III excommunicates England's King Henry VIII

1540-02-09

The 1st recorded race meet in England (Roodee Fields, Chester)

1543-07-01

England & Scotland sign Peace treaty of Greenwich

1546-06-07

England signs Peace of Andres with Scotland/Ireland

1547-01-28

9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England

1547-02-20

King Edward VI of England was enthroned following death of Henry VIII

1549-06-09

Book of Common Prayer is adopted by the Church of England

1549-06-09

England enforces Act of Supremacy

1549-07-12

Kett's uprising occupies Norwich, England

1549-08-08

France declares war on England

1549-08-12

French troops occupy Ambleteuse England

1550-03-24

France & England sign Peace of Boulogne

1551-04-20

John Dudley becomes Earl Marshal of England

1552-01-23

2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes manditory in England

1552-02-24

Privileges of Hanseatic League in England are abrogated

1553-04-29

Flemish woman introduces practice of starching linen into England

1553-06-26

Christ's Hospital in England granted a charter

1553-07-09

Lady Jane Grey, daughter of the Duke of Suffolk, is proclaimed queen of England in succession to Edward VI, who died three days earlier having proclaimed both his half-sisters illegitimate. She reigned for nine days before being deposed by Mary Tudor, who had Jane executed the following February.

1553-07-19

15-year-old Lady Jane Grey deposed as England's Queen after 9 days

1553-09-08

City of Lichfield, England forms

1554-11-30

England reconciles with Pope Julius III

1557-06-07

England declares war on France

1559-01-13

Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey

1559-04-02

England & France sign 1st Treaty of Le Cateau-Cambrésis

1560-07-06

England and Scotland sign Treaty of Edinburgh

1564-04-11

England & France sign Peace of Troyes

1568-05-16

Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England

1569-01-11

1st recorded lottery in England is drawn in St Paul's Cathedral

1571-01-23

Queen Elizabeth I of England opens Royal Exchange in London

1571-03-25

Catholic Italian businessman Roberto Ridolfi leaves England

1572-01-16

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.

1572-04-21

France & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant

1577-12-13

Sir Francis Drake sets sail from England to go around world

1578-05-31

Martin Frobisher sails from Harwich, England to Frobisher Bay, Canada, eventually to mine fool's gold, used to pave streets in London.

1578-06-11

England grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize North America

1579-01-07

England signs an offensive & defensive alliance with Netherland

1586-07-27

Sir Walter Raleigh brings first tobacco to England from Virginia

1586-07-28

Sir Thomas Harriot introduces potatoes to Europe on return to England

1586-12-03

Sir Thomas Herriot introduces potatoes to England from Colombia

1587-02-01

Queen Elizabeth I of England signs death warrant for Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots

1588-05-28

Spanish Armada under the Duke of Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England

1588-07-29

Duke Farneses troops ready for invasion of England

1591-08-18

Governor of Roanoke Island colony returns from England to find everyone in the colony had disappeared [or Aug 17, 1590]

1596-05-26

England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain

1597-03-12

England routes troops to Amiens

1597-04-23

William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen Elizabeth I of England in attendance.

1603-03-24

Scottish King James VI son of Mary Queen of Scots, becomes King James I of England in succession to Elizabeth I, thus joining the English and Scottish crowns.

1603-07-25

James VI of Scotland is crowned James I of English uniting kingdoms of England and Scotland

1606-04-12

England adopts the Union Flag, replaced in 1801 by current Union Flag/Union Jack

1608-09-29

Captain Newport arrives from England with supplies for colonists

1609-06-17

Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant

1616-04-23

Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England

1616-04-30

King James I of England leaves Brielle/Vlissingen

1618-01-07

Francis Bacon becomes Lord Chancellor of England

1618-10-29

English adventurer, writer, and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh is beheaded for allegedly conspiring against James I of England.

1619-06-02

England & Netherlands sign treaty about business in the Indies

1619-12-04

38 colonists from Berkeley Parish in England disembark in Virginia and give thanks to God. Considered by many as the first Thanksgiving in the Americas.

1620-07-31

Pilgrim Fathers depart Leiden for England before heading to America

1620-09-06

The Mayflower departs Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims and about 30 crew for the New World

1620-09-15

Mayflower departs from Plymouth England with 102 pilgrims [OS May 8]

1621-04-05

Mayflower sails from Plymouth on a return trip to England

1621-09-21

King James I of England gives Sir Alexander Sterling royal charter for colonisation of Nova Scotia

1624-03-10

England declares war on Spain

1625-03-27

Charles I, King Of England, Scotland & Ireland, ascends English throne

1625-12-09

Netherlands & England sign military treaty

1628-03-01

Writs are issued in February by Charles I of England mandating that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date.

1628-03-04

England's King Charles I grants a royal charter to Massachusetts Bay Colony

1628-03-19

Massachusetts Bay Colony granted land by England

1629-04-14

England & France sign Peace of Susa

1630-05-29

Gov John Winthrop begins "History of New England"

1630-11-05

Spain & England sign peace treaty

1631-02-05

Rhode Island, founder, Roger Williams arrives in Boston from England

1639-06-18

Treaty of Berwick: Ends the First Bishops' War between England and Scotland

1639-09-12

Viceroy Thomas Wentworth sails back to England

1641-08-20

England & Scotland sign Treaty of Pacification

1642-08-22

Civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament

1643-05-19

Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut & New Harbor form United Colonies of New England

1644-03-14

England grants patent for Providence Plantations (now Rhode Island)

1644-11-19

First protestant ministry society in New England

1649-05-19

An Act declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years.

1650-09-03

Battle of Dunbar: England vs Scotland

1650-09-29

Henry Robinson opens 1st marriage bureau (England)

1651-10-17

Future King Charles II flees from England

1652-07-10

England declares war on Netherlands

1652-08-26

Battle of Plymouth: General-at-Sea George Ayscue of the Commonwealth of England attacked a convoy of the Dutch Republic commanded by Vice-Commodore Michiel de Ruyter. Dutch victory

1653-12-16

Parliamentarian General Oliver Cromwell appointed as Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland

1654-04-12

Ordinance of Union between England and Scotland passed by the Council of State

1654-04-15

England & Netherlands sign peace treaty

1654-04-21

England & Sweden sign trade agreement

1654-09-25

England & Denmark sign trade agreement

1655-08-09

Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell divides England into 11 districts

1655-11-03

England & France sign miltary & economic treaties

1656-09-15

England & France sign peace treaty

1657-03-23

France & England form alliance against Spain; England gets Dunkirk

1658-03-17

Pro-Charles II plot in England discovered

1659-05-22

France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty

1659-05-25

Richard Cromwell resigns as Lord Protector of England. Many pubs in England have since been called "Tumbeldown Dick" in his memory.

1659-05-31

Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague

1660-05-08

English parliament declares Charles Stuart to be King Charles II of England

1660-05-23

King Charles II returns from exile sails from Scheveningen to England

1660-05-25

King Charles II of England lands in Dover

1660-12-31

James II of England is named Duke of Normandy by Louis XIV of France.

1661-01-30

Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed after having been dead for two years.

1661-06-23

Marriage contract for Charles II of England & Catharina of Portugal

1661-09-01

1st Yacht race, England's King Charles vs his brother James

1661-10-01

Yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James, Duke of York

1661-12-20

Corporation Act enforced in England

1662-05-19

Uniformity Act of England goes into effect

1662-09-14

Netherlands & England sign peace treaty

1663-02-05

Charlevoix Earthquake in Quebec, felt strongly in New England

1663-07-08

King Charles II of England grants a charter to Rhode Island

1665-06-12

England installs a municipal government in New York City

1665-06-13

Battle of Lowestoft, off Suffolk, England: English fleet beats Dutch

1666-01-26

France declares war on England & Munster

1666-08-04

Sea battle between Netherlands & England

1667-03-31

France & England sign anti-Dutch military accord

1667-06-21

Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter occupies Sheerness, England

1668-01-23

England, Netherlands & Sweden signs Triple Alliance against French

1668-03-26

England takes control of Bombay, India

1670-12-31

France & England sign Boyne-treaty

1672-03-17

England declares war on Netherlands

1674-02-19

Netherlands & England sign Peace of Westminster (NYC becomes English)

1675-03-04

John Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of England

1675-06-22

Royal Greenwich Observatory established in England by Charles II

1675-09-09

New England colonies declare war on Wampanoag indians

1676-08-12

1st war between American colonists & Indians ends in New England

1678-07-26

England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France

1679-05-27

Habeaus Corpus Act (strengthening person's right to challenge unlawful arrest & imprisonment) passes in England

1679-10-23

Meal Tub Plot against James Duke of York (future James II of England)

1682-08-30

William Penn left England to sail to New World

1683-06-06

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, opens as the world's first university museum.

1685-02-06

Duke of York becomes King James II of England and VII of Scotland upon the death of his brother Charles II.

1687-07-05

Isaac Newton's great work PRINCIPIA published by Royal Society in England. Outlines his laws of motion and universal gravitation.

1687-09-26

The city council of Amsterdam votes to support William of Orange's invasion of England, which became the Glorious Revolution.

1688-11-11

Prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England

1688-11-15

Prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay, England; the 'Glorious Revolution' commences

1688-12-09

King James II's wife & son flee England for France

1689-02-23

Dutch prince William III proclaimed king of England

1689-04-20

The former King James II of England, now deposed, lays siege to Derry.

1689-04-21

William III & Mary Stuart proclaimed king & queen of England

1689-05-12

England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg

1689-07-25

France declares war on England

1690-05-20

England passes Act of Grace, forgiving followers of James II

1690-09-06

King Wiliam III escapes back to England

1692-07-24

French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)

1694-07-27

Bank of England granted 12 year charter by Act of Parliament

1695-09-01

French garrison of castle Namur surrenders fto the army of the Grand Alliance under the command of King William III of England

1695-10-10

King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England

1695-12-31

A window tax is imposed in England, causing many shopkeepers to brick up their windows to avoid the tax.

1697-12-02

St Paul's Cathedral, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, consecrated for use in London, England

1698-01-07

Russian Tsar Peter the Great departs Netherlands for England

1698-10-11

France, England & Netherlands sign 1st Extermination treaty

1699-06-11

England, France & Netherlands agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain

1700-01-01

Protestant Western Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar

1701-09-07

Germany, England & Netherlands sign anti-French covenant

1701-09-16

James Francis Edward Stuart, sometimes called the "Old Pretender", becomes the Jacobite claimant to the thrones of England and Scotland.

1702-03-08

England: Queen Anne ascends throne upon death of King William III

1702-03-19

James II's daughter Anne Stuart becomes queen of England

1702-05-14

England & Netherlands declare war on France & Spain

1703-05-02

Portugal signs treaty with England to become a Great Covenant

1703-11-26

Great storm of 1703 hits Southern England (NS 7 Dec) - thousands killed, Royal Navy losses 13 ships and around 1,500 seamen

1703-12-27

England & Portugal sign Methuen-Asiento-trade agreement

1705-04-16

Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College, Cambridge

1707-05-01

England, Wales & Scotland form United Kingdom of Great Britain

1709-10-29

England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"

1712-07-17

England, Portugal & France sign ceasefire [or 19th]

1713-01-30

England & Netherlands sign 2nd anti-French boundary treaty

1713-02-10

Netherlands & England sign accord concerning anti-French Barrier [OS=Jan 31]

1714-08-01

Monarch Georg Ludwig becomes King George I of England

1716-02-06

England & Netherlands renew alliance

1716-06-05

England & Emperor Karel VI signs military treaty

1717-01-04

Netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance

1717-03-02

The Loves of Mars and Venus becomes the first ballet performed in England.

1719-12-11

1st recorded display of Aurora Borealis in north American colonies (New England)

1720-02-10

Edmund Halley appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England

1720-06-10

Mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard

1721-06-13

England signs Treaty of Madrid

1722-04-30

Game of Billiards is mentioned in New England Courant

1726-10-11

Benjamin Franklin returns to Philadelphia from England

1727-09-08

A barn fire during a puppet show in the village of Burwell in Cambridgeshire, England kills 78 people, many of whom are children.

1727-10-29

Severe earthquake in New England

1730-08-04

Crown prince Frederick of Prussia escapes to England

1732-08-01

Foundations laid for Bank of England

1733-05-17

England passes Molasses Act, putting high tariffs on rum & molasses imported to the colonies from a country other than British possessions

1734-12-13

England & Russia sign trade agreement

1738-05-09

England routes fleet in Mediterranean Sea & West-Indies

1739-01-14

England and Spain sign 2nd Convention of Pardo

1739-04-07

Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing

1739-10-19

England declares war on Spain [OS=Oct 30]

1743-08-16

Earliest boxing code of rules formulated in England (Jack Broughton)

1745-01-08

England, Austria, Neth & Saxon sign anti-Prussian Quadruple Alliance

1745-03-09

Bells for 1st American carillon shipped from England to Boston

1745-11-11

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army enters England

1747-12-09

England & Netherlands sign military treaty

1751-07-29

1st international world title prize fight-Jack Stack of England, beats challenger M Petit of France in 29 mins in England

1751-08-24

Thomas Colley executed in England for drowning supposed witch

1753-06-13

Austria, England & Modena sign secret military treaty

1756-01-16

England & Prussia sign Treaty of Westminster

1756-05-18

England declares war on France

1756-08-29

England & France meet in war

1759-08-18

-19] 2nd sea battle of Lagos: England vs France

1760-06-04

Great Upheaval: New England planters arrive to claim land in Nova Scotia, Canada taken from the Acadians.

1762-01-04

England declares war on Spain & Naples

1765-11-23

People of Frederick County Md refuse to pay England's Stamp tax

1766-05-09

John Byron back in England after trip around the world

1768-08-25

Captain James Cook departs from Plymouth, England on his first voyage, on board the Endeavour, bound for the Pacific Ocean

1771-07-12

James Cook sails Endeavour back to Downs England

1775-06-23

1st regatta held on Thames, England

1775-07-30

Captain Cook with Resolution returns to England

1777-01-15

People of New Connecticut (Vermont) declare independence from England

1777-04-16

Battle of Bennington-New England's Green Mountain Boys rout British

1780-05-19

About midday, near-total darkness descends on much of New England, only now known to be caused by forest fires in Canada

1780-08-22

Resolution, without Captain Cook, returns to England

1785-11-17

Church of England organizes in New England

1788-01-18

The first elements of the First Fleet carrying 736 convicts from England to Australia arrives at Botany Bay to set up a penal colony

1789-10-15

1st presidental tour-George Washington in New England

1790-03-27

The modern shoestring (string and shoe holes) invented in England

1790-11-11

Chrysanthemums are introduced to England from China

1791-07-14

The Priestley Riots drive Joseph Priestley, a supporter of the French Revolution, out of Birmingham, England.

1793-04-15

Bank of England hands out first £5 note

1794-05-17

Hard frost in southern New England

1795-01-18

governor/viceroy Willem V flees Scheveningen to England

1795-02-17

Thomas Seddal harvests 8.3-kg potato from his garden Chester, England

1795-04-23

William Hastings acquitted in England of high treason

1795-08-15

Joseph Haydn leaves England forever

1795-08-20

Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England

1796-02-29

Jay's Treaty proclaimed, settles some differences with England

1796-10-05

Spain declares war on England

1797-02-26

Bank of England issues first £1-note

1798-11-17

-21) Snow storms in New England, hundreds die

1800-10-17

Dutch colony Curacao transfered to England

1804-01-30

Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River

1804-08-25

Alice Meynell becomes 1st woman jockey (England)

1805-07-08

American Bill Richmond knocks out Jack Holmes, Kilburn Wells, England

1806-11-21

Decree of Berlin: Emperor Napoleon I bans all trade with England

1807-02-24

17 die & 15 wounded in a crush to witness execution of Holloway, Heggerty & Elizabeth Godfrey in England

1807-03-25

1st railway passenger service began in England

1809-04-18

1st run of 2,000 guineas horse race at Newmarket England

1812-09-03

World's first cannery ( Donkin, Hall and Gamble) opens in London, England to supply food to the Royal Navy

1814-04-26

King Louis XVIII lands at Calais from England

1814-10-23

1st plastic surgery is performed (England)

1815-11-20

Russia, Prussia, Austria & England signs Alliance "for the maintenance of peace in Europe" same day as Treaty of Paris

1816-06-06

10" snowfall in New England, "year without a summer" (Mount Tambora)

1818-09-30

Congress of Aken: Russia, Austria, Prussia, France & England

1819-08-16

Peterloo Massacre, Manchester, England: cavalry charges demonstrators.15 people killed and 400—700 injured

1820-01-12

Royal Astronomical Society founded in England

1824-10-21

Joseph Aspdin patents Portland cement (Yorkshire, England)

1825-12-27

1st public railway using steam locomotive completed in England between Stockton and Darlington

1826-11-27

John Walker invents friction match in England

1827-03-07

Shrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner, a wealthy heiress in Cheshire, England is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.

1829-03-02

New England Asylum for the Blind, 1st in US, incorporated, Boston

1830-05-18

Edwin Budding of England signs an agreement for manufacture of his invention, lawn mower. Saturdays are destroyed forever

1830-09-15

1st person to be run over by a railroad train (William Huskisson, England)

1831-04-14

Soldiers marching on a bridge in Manchester, England cause it to collapse.

1831-12-27

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin departs England for South America

1832-01-06

New England Anti-Slavery Society organizes (Boston)

1834-03-18

Six farm labourers from Tolpuddle, Dorset, England are sentenced to be transported to Australia for forming a trade union.

1835-08-11

George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal

1836-10-02

Darwin returns to England aboard HMS Beagle (after 5 years)

1838-04-08

Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol, England, to NYC)

1838-07-04

Huskar Colliery Mining Disaster in Silkstone England: Mining pit floods during a rainstorm drowning 26 children, leads to the 1842 commission on the employment of children and women in mines which resulted in the banning of female and child labour underground

1839-07-27

Chartist riots break out in Birmingham, England

1840-01-05

Records show 95,820 licensed public houses in England on this date

1842-03-02

The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree near Liverpool England is won by Gaylad, ridden by Tom Olliver.

1844-12-21

The Rochdale Pioneers commence business at their cooperative in Rochdale, England, starting the Cooperative movement.

1845-05-20

HMS Erebus and HMS Terror with 134 men under John Franklin sail from the River Thames in England, beginning a disastrous expedition to find the Northwest Passage. All hands are lost.

1848-07-11

Edmund Hickly gets 1st known 10 wicket innings (Kent v England)

1848-09-19

Hyperion, moon of Saturn, discovered by Bond (US) & Lassell (England)

1850-01-20

Investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England

1850-06-04

Self-deodorizing fertilizer patented in England

1850-09-24

Papal Bull issued, establishes Roman Catholic hierarchy in England

1857-06-26

Cawnpore England massacre

1857-10-24

World's first soccer club, Sheffield F C, founded in Yorkshire, England

1858-01-30

Charles Halle founds Halle Orchestra in Manchester, England

1859-05-04

The Cornwall Railway opens across the Royal Albert Bridge linking the counties of Devon and Cornwall in England.

1859-06-28

1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)

1859-07-22

V E Walker takes 10-74 in an innings for England v Surrey

1859-09-17

Joshua Abraham Norton, born in England but a resident of San Francisco, proclaims himself his Imperial Majesty Emperor Norton I, Emperor of the United States of America. Eccentric possibly, but 30,000 turned up for his funeral.

1860-12-26

The first ever inter-club football match takes place between Hallam F.C. and Sheffield F.C. at the Sandygate Road ground in Sheffield, England.

1861-11-19

The first petroleum shipment (1,329 barrels) from the U.S. to Europe leaves Philadelphia, USA, for London, England on the Elizabeth Watts

1862-01-09

The first petroleum shipment (1,329 barrels) from the U.S. to Europe arrives at Victoria Docks, London, England aboard the Elizabeth Watts

1862-05-15

Confederate ship Alabama launched as the Enrica at Birkenhead, England, where she had been built in secret

1863-10-26

Football Association forms in England, standardizing soccer, splitting with rugby

1864-03-11

The Great Sheffield Flood: the largest man-made disaster ever to befall England kills over 250 people in Sheffield.

1864-06-29

Samuel Crowther, bishop of Niger, becomes the first Black bishop of the Church of England

1864-08-15

Off New England coast, CSS Tallahassee captures 6 yankee schooners

1866-01-11

Steamship London sinks in storm off Land's End, England and kills 220

1866-07-26

Canoe Club opens in England

1867-08-15

2nd Reform Bill extends suffrage in England

1867-11-23

The Manchester Martyrs were hanged in Manchester, England for rescuing two Irish men from jail.

1868-03-05

Stapler patented in England by C H Gould

1868-05-25

Australian Aboriginal Cricket tour of England begins v Surrey Gentlemen

1869-06-15

Mike McCoole (US) defeats Tom Allen (England) in bare-knuckle bout

1870-08-08

Magic (US) defeats Cambria (England) in 2nd running of America's Cup

1870-11-29

Compulsory education proclaimed in England

1871-03-27

1st international rugby game-Scotland 1, England 0

1872-11-30

First international soccer game, Scotland-England 0-0 (Glasgow)

1873-01-22

British SS Northfleet sinks at Dungeness, England, 300 die

1873-12-06

1st international football game in US: Yale 2, Eton (England) 1

1874-02-27

Baseball 1st played in England, at Lord's Cricket Grounds

1874-04-05

Birkenhead Park, the first civic public park, is opened in Birkenhead, England. Designed by Joseph Paxton

1874-08-05

Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in England.

1877-01-01

England's Queen Victoria proclaimed empress of India

1877-03-15

Commencement of 1st Test Cricket, Australia v England at MCG

1877-03-19

Australia beat England by 45 runs in very 1st Test match

1880-03-10

Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare & religious activity

1880-04-24

Amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men's athletics in England & Wales, is founded in Oxford, England

1880-09-06

Commencement of 1st Test Cricket in England, v Australia at The Oval

1881-04-18

Natural History Museum opens in South Kensington, England

1882-05-06

Epping Forest, England, dedicated by Queen Victoria

1882-08-29

Australia beat England by 7 runs - "Death of English cricket"

1882-08-29

Fred Spofforth completes 14-90 for match v England (7-46 & 7-44)

1883-01-20

Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG

1883-01-22

England complete 1st innings victory in Tests v Aust MCG

1883-01-30

England team presented with ashes of a bail after Sydney Test

1883-06-16

The Victoria Hall theatre panic in Sunderland, England kills 183 children

1884-05-26

Fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 v England XI in 4 hours

1885-09-16

Puritan (US) beats Genesta (England) in 6th running of America's Cup

1885-09-29

The first practical public electric tramway in the world is opened in Blackpool, England.

1886-01-18

Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England.

1886-03-26

1st cremation in England

1886-08-25

1st international polo meet (US vs England)

1886-09-11

Mayflower (US) beats Galatea (England) in 7th America's Cup

1887-01-28

England all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever

1888-09-08

In England the first six Football League matches ever are played.

1889-03-12

Start of South Africa's 1st Test, v England, Port Elizabeth

1889-03-25

1st Test Cricket match played at Newlands, Cape Town v England

1889-03-26

Bernard Tancred carries bat for 26* out of 47! South Africa v England

1889-03-26

South Africa all out 47, then follow-on all out 43 v England

1890-08-25

Would be start of England/Australia Test Cricket at Old Trafford washed out

1891-02-07

Great Blizzard of 1891 begins in England

1892-01-30

Bobby Abel carries his bat for 132* for England in SCG Test

1892-02-02

Johnny Briggs takes a hat-trick, England v Aust SCG

1893-07-18

Harry Graham scores 107 on cricket debut Australia v England, Lord's

1893-10-13

Vigilant (US) beats Valkyrie II (England) in 9th America's Cup

1894-01-01

Manchester Ship Canal in England opens to traffic

1894-01-09

New England Telephone and Telegraph installs the first battery-operated telephone switchboard in Lexington, Massachusetts.

1894-03-13

J L Johnstone of England invents horse racing starting gate

1894-07-16

Treaty of Aoki-Kimberley signed between Japan & England

1894-12-15

Cricket day 2 1st T Aus v Eng Aus 586 (Gregory 201) England 3-130

1894-12-18

Cricket day 4 1T Aus v Eng England following on 4-268, 7 in front

1894-12-20

England beat Australia by 10 runs in the 1st six-day Test Cricket, Australia needed 177 to win, all out at 166 on 6th day

1895-03-06

England beat Australia to win one of the best cricket series ever, 3-2

1895-08-29

The formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England.

1895-09-12

Defender (US) beats Valkyrie III (England) in 10th America's Cup

1896-02-14

South Africa all out for 30 v England - their lowest ever

1896-08-01

George Samuelson completes rowing Atlantic (NY to England)

1897-07-21

Tate Gallery opens in England

1897-11-29

1st motorcycle race (Surrey, England)

1898-03-02

Australia complete a 4-1 series annihilation of England

1898-10-06

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity founded at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

1898-11-26

SS Portland "The Titanic of New England" leaves for Cape Cod, shipwrecked off Cape Ann, all 192 on board killed

1899-04-04

South Africa all out 35 vs England (Trott 4-19, Haigh 6-11)

1899-05-17

Victoria & Albert Museum foundation laid, London, England

1899-06-16

Victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's

1899-10-20

Columbia (US) beats Shamrock (England) in 11th America's Cup

1900-01-24

Newcastle Badminton Club, world's oldest, forms in England

1900-10-24

General Redvers Buller returns to England

1901-03-14

Germany's Chancellor von Bulow declares that the agreement Germany signed with England in October 1900, to restrain foreign aggression and maintain open trade, does not apply to Manchuria

1901-10-04

Columbia (US) beats Shamrock II (England) in 12th America's Cup

1902-01-03

Reg Duff 104 on Test debut, v England at MCG

1902-01-04

Hugh Trumble takes a hat-trick v England at the MCG

1902-05-27

27th Preakness: L Jackson aboard Old England wins in 1:45.8

1902-05-31

Australia Cricket all out 36 v England, Edgbaston, their lowest ever

1902-07-24

Victor Trumper scores a century for Australia before lunch 4th Test Cricket v England

1902-07-26

Australia beat England by 3 runs at Old Trafford

1902-08-13

England beat Australia by one wicket at The Oval Famous victory

1903-01-19

1st regular transatlantic radio broadcast between US & England

1903-09-03

Resolute beats Shamrock III (England) in 13th America's Cup

1903-12-14

Reg Foster completes 287 England v Australia on Test Cricket debut

1904-01-05

England beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68

1904-03-01

England regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead v Australia

1904-04-05

The first international rugby league match is played between England and an Other Nationalities team (Welsh & Scottish players) in Central Park, Wigan, England.

1904-05-04

Charles Stewart Rolls meets Frederick Henry Royce at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, England. Go on to form Roll-Royce

1905-10-21

England Pilgrim Association beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds

1906-01-04

South Africa beat England by one wicket, their 1st Test win

1906-04-02

South Africa complete a 4-1 series drubbing of England

1906-09-20

Cunard Line's RMS Mauretania is launched at the Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson shipyard in Newcastle, England.

1907-07-29

Sir Robert Baden-Powell forms Boy Scouts in England

1907-08-09

The first Boy Scout camp concludes at Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour, Southern England.

1908-01-07

England beat Australia by one wicket at the MCG

1908-02-11

Australia regain the Ashes with a 308 run cricket victory vs England

1908-08-14

The first beauty contest is held in Folkestone, England.

1909-06-15

Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference.

1910-01-01

Simpson-Hayward (England) takes 6-43 on debut with underarm lobs

1910-04-28

1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)

1910-05-10

1st aircraft air display held (Hendon, England)

1910-06-02

1st roundtrip flight over English Channel (C S Rolls, England)

1910-10-04

Portugal becomes a republic, King Manuel II flees to England

1910-12-21

Explosion in coal mine in Hulton England, 344 mine workers dies

1911-08-01

Transportation workers begin a major strike in England; part of a wave of industrial unrest

1911-09-09

1st European airpost (Hendon to Windsor, England)

1912-02-13

England regains the Ashes

1912-08-22

England defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament

1913-03-24

Netherlands soccer team's 1st victory over England

1913-08-13

Invention of stainless steel by Harry Brearley, Sheffield, England

1914-05-30

The new and then largest Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, 45,647 tons, sets sails on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.

1914-11-26

Battleship HMS Bulwark explodes at Sheerness Harbour, England, 788 die

1914-12-24

German plane drops bombs on Dover England

1915-05-10

Zeppelin drops hundred of bombs on Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England

1915-06-01

1st Zeppelin air raid over England

1917-06-14

1st German air attack on England, 100+ killed in East London

1920-07-03

Royal Air Force holds an air display at Hendon, England

1920-07-27

Resolute beats Shamrock IV (England) in 14th running of America's Cup

1920-12-20

Bert Collins scores 104 on Test Cricket debut v England SCG

1921-02-15

Arthur Mailey completes 9-121 v England, Australian Test Cricket rec

1921-03-01

Australia Cricket team complete 5-0 drubbing of England

1922-03-16

Sultan Fuad I crowned king of Egypt, England recognizes Egypt

1922-08-28

1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4

1922-12-19

Theresa Vaughn, 24, confessed in court in Sheffield, England, to being married 61 times over 5 years in 50 cities in three countris

1923-05-23

Launch of Belgium's SABENA airline: first flight from Brussels to Lympne, England

1924-06-16

South Africa all out 30 v England in 48 minutes, Gilligan 6-7

1924-06-30

England score 2-503 in day's play v South Africa at Lord's

1924-07-06

1st photo sent experimentally across Atlantic by radio, US-England

1924-12-19

The last Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost is sold in London, England.

1925-02-27

Test Cricket debut of Clarrie Grimmett, who took 5-45 & 6-37 v England

1925-06-29

Canada House opens in London, England.

1926-08-18

England regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0

1926-12-28

Imperial Airways begins England-India mail & passenger service

1927-01-24

Director Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film, The Pleasure Garden, in England.

1927-05-11

Belgium beats England 9-1 in soccer

1927-06-04

1st Ryder Cup: US beats England, 9½-2½ at Worcester Country Club (Worcester, Massachusetts, US)

1928-02-07

1st solo England to Australia flight takes off (Bert Hinkler)

1928-02-22

1st solo England to Australia flight lands (Bert Hinkler)

1928-11-30

Test Cricket debut of Don Bradman, who scored 18 & 1 vs England

1928-12-05

England defeats Australia by record 675 runs at Brisbane

1928-12-14

2nd Test Cricket Australia v England starts with Bradman 12th man

1929-01-03

Bradman scores 112 v England at MCG - his 1st Test century

1929-02-04

Archie Jackson scores 164 on Test Cricket debut v England at Adelaide

1929-03-13

Bradman scores 123 Aust v England at MCG, his 2nd Test Cricket century

1929-04-24

1st non-stop England to India flight takes-off

1929-04-26

1st non-stop England to India flight lands

1929-05-27

2nd Ryder Cup: Britain-Ireland, 7-5 at Moortown, England

1930-01-10

Commencement of NZ's 1st Test, v England Christchurch

1930-01-10

Maurice Allom takes Test hat-trick England v NZ Christchurch

1930-01-15

George Headley scores century on debut v England (made 176)

1930-01-24

J E Mills scores 117 on Test Cricket debut, NZ v England, Wellington

1930-02-25

George Headley completes twin tons in Test Cricket v England (114 & 112)

1930-02-26

West Indies make 1st Test Cricket win, by 289 runs over England

1930-04-05

England out for 849 v WI Kingston, Sandham out for 325

1930-04-10

George Headley scores 223 v England at Kingston

1930-04-12

4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days

1930-04-29

Telephone connection England-Australia goes into service

1930-05-05

Amy Johnson takes off - first woman to fly solo from England to Australia

1930-05-24

1st woman to fly from England to Australia solo, lands (Amy Johnson)

1930-06-30

Don Bradman scores 254 for Australia at Lord's v England, 320 mins, 25 fours

1930-07-11

Bradman scores 309 in a day vs England at Leeds, goes on to 334

1930-07-29

Airship R100, 1st passenger-carrying flight from England to Canada

1930-09-15

1st intl bridge match is held in London. US team defeats England

1930-09-18

Enterprise (US) beats Shamrock V (England) in 15th America's Cup

1930-11-22

1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)

1931-05-23

Whipsnade Zoo opens in Bedfordshire, England

1932-05-21

1st Curtis Cup: US wins, 5½-3½ at Wentworth Club (Wentworth, England)

1932-06-10

67th British Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 283 at Prince's England

1932-06-25

Commencement of India's 1st cricket Test v England at Lord's

1932-12-30

Bradman out for a duck v England at cricket MCG

1933-02-16

England regains the Ashes, thanks to bodyline tactics

1933-04-27

Jessop & Son department store in Nottingham, England, acquired by John Lewis Partnership. The partnership's first shop outside London.

1933-06-27

4th Ryder Cup: Great Britain wins, 6½-5½ at Southport & Ainsdale, England

1934-05-28

The Glyndebourne festival in Sussex, England, is inaugurated.

1934-08-22

Australia beat England by 562 runs to regain Cricket Ashes

1934-09-25

Rainbow (US) beats Endeavour (England) in 16th America's Cup

1935-03-12

England establishes 30 MPH speed limit for towns & villages

1935-03-15

George Headley completes 270 in cricket v England at Kingston

1935-06-01

Driving test & license plates introduced in England

1936-05-15

Amy Johnson arrives in Croydon England from S Afr in record 4d16h

1936-06-11

International Surrealist Exhibition opens in London, England.

1936-07-06

A major breach of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal in England sends millions of gallons of water cascading 200 feet into the River Irwell.

1936-09-30

Pinewood Studios opens in Buckinghamshire England

1936-12-09

Australia all out 58 v England, Bradman out for a duck

1937-01-06

Bradman scores 270 Aust v England at the MCG, incl 110 singles

1937-02-03

Bradman scores 212 (in 441 minutes!) in 5th Test Cricket v England

1937-02-27

Bradman scores 169 in 5th Test Cricket v England in 223 minutes

1937-03-03

Australia snatch series against England 3-2 after being 2-0 down

1937-04-12

Sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft at Rugby, England.

1937-08-05

Ranger (US) beats Endeavour II (England) in 17th America's Cup

1937-09-30

6th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Southport & Ainsdale, England

1938-01-13

The Church of England accepts the theory of evolution.

1938-05-14

England soccer team beats Nazi-Germany, 6-3

1938-06-11

England declare at 8 for 658 v Australia at Trent Bridge

1938-06-13

Great Cricket innings of 232 by Stan McCabe v England at Trent Bridge

1938-07-08

Would be start of England v Australia Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout

1938-08-23

England score 7-903 decl v Australia Hutton 364

1938-08-24

England beat Australia by an innings & 579 runs at The Oval

1938-09-21

Hurricane (183 MPH winds) in New England kills 700

1938-12-26

Tom Goddard takes a cricket hat-trick for England v South Africa

1939-03-14

England draw with South Africa at Durban on the 10th day

1939-06-11

King & Queen of England taste 1st "hot dogs" at FDR's party

1939-06-24

Pan Am's 1st US to England flight

1939-06-27

Headley scores a cricket century in each innings v England at Lord's

1939-08-29

Chaim Weizmann informs England that Palestine Jews will fight in WW II

1939-09-01

Last day of 1st-class cricket in England for 6 years

1940-05-10

World War II: The first German bombs of the war fall on England at Chilham and Petham, in Kent.

1940-05-13

Dutch Queen Wilhelmina flees to England

1940-05-14

Admiral Johannes Furstner, Royal Dutch Navy, departs to England

1940-08-08

31 German aircraft shot down over England

1940-08-11

38 German aircrafts shot down above England

1940-08-13

Hermann Goering's "Adler Tag" (Eagle day); 45-48 German aircraft shot down over Southern England (Battle of Britain)

1940-08-15

Heavy dogfights above England: 75 German aircraft damaged

1940-08-16

45 German aircrafts shot down over England

1940-08-18

71 German aircraft shot down above England

1940-09-03

Hitler orders invasion in England on Sept 21 (Operation Seelöwe/Sealion)

1940-09-07

Luftwaffe loses 41 bombers above England

1940-09-09

28 German aircraft shot down above England

1940-09-11

Hitler begins operation Seelöwe (Sealion - aborted invasion England)

1940-09-18

19 German aircraft shot down above England

1940-09-27

55 German aircrafts shot down above England

1940-09-30

47 German aircraft shot down above England

1940-10-02

17 German aircrafts shot down above England

1940-10-04

12 German aircrafts shot down above England

1940-10-31

Battle of Britain, fought between the RAF and Luftwaffe over the English Channel and southern England, ends

1940-11-14

During WW II, German planes destroy most of Coventry, England

1940-11-16

World War II: In response to Germany's leveling of Coventry, England two days before, the Royal Air Force bombs Hamburg.

1941-04-11

Germany blitzes Conventry, England

1941-05-05

2 Fokker's employees flee Nazi occupied Netherlands to England

1941-05-11

1st Messerschmidt 109F shot down above England

1941-08-16

HMS Mercury, Royal Navy Signals School and Combined Signals School opens at Leydene, near Petersfield, Hampshire, England.

1941-10-31

Clothing factory fire in Huddersfield, England kills 49

1942-02-13

Hitler's Operation Sealion (invasion of England) cancelled

1944-01-15

General Eisenhower arrives in England

1944-07-01

2500+ killed in London/SE England by German flying bombs

1944-07-19

General Bradley flies to England

1944-08-23

US B-24 crashes into school in Freckelton England, 76 killed

1944-09-14

Hurricane hits New England: 389 die

1945-03-29

World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.

1945-05-19

Start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services

1945-06-26

England win the second Victory test cricket at Bramall Lane by 41 runs

1945-08-08

England & Australian Services draw 4th Victory Test

1945-08-22

England defeat Aust Services by 6 wkts in 5th Victory Test Cricket

1945-09-30

Bourne End rail crash, Hertfordshire, England killed 43

1946-02-14

Bank of England nationalized

1946-02-15

Bank of England nationalized

1946-03-01

British government takes control of Bank of England, after 252 years

1946-03-01

The Bank of England is nationalised.

1946-11-30

Bradman scores 187 in 1st Test Cricket v England at the Gabba

1947-01-06

Ray Lindwall smashes 100 v England in MCG Test

1947-03-21

Test Cricket debut of Bert Sutcliffe, NZ v England at Christchurch

1947-10-24

Series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States)

1948-01-21

W Indies v England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker

1948-02-11

Test cricket debut of Frank Worrell for the West Indies vs. England at Port-of-Spain

1948-02-13

Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England

1948-04-01

H H H Johnson debut as a bowler for West Indies to win v England 10-96

1948-07-27

Australia set 404 to win v England at Headingley

1948-08-14

England all out for 52 v Australia at Cricket Oval

1948-09-01

Bradman scores 143 Aust v South of England, 17 fours 1 six

1948-09-10

Bradman scores 153 in his last 1st-class cricket innings in England

1949-03-09

England beat South Africa by scoring 174 runs in 94 minutes

1949-09-17

8th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 7-5 at Ganton GC, England

1950-06-08

Test Cricket debut of Ramadhin & Valentine (8-104 1st inn) v England

1950-06-29

US beats England 1-0 in a world cup soccer game (next win in 1994)

1950-06-29

West Indies beat England by 326 runs thanks to Ramadhin & Valentine

1950-07-22

Frank Worrell completes 261 v England at Trent Bridge

1950-08-16

West Indies complete historic 3-1 series win against England

1950-09-26

Because of forest fire in Br Columbia, blue moon appears in England

1951-03-17

Test Cricket debut of Brian Statham, England v NZ Christchurch

1951-07-17

Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts, is chartered.

1951-09-11

Florence Chadwick becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel from England to France. It takes 16 hours & 19 minutes

1951-09-24

Industrial estate opens at Harlow New Town, England

1951-11-04

Vijay Merchant scores 154 v England in his last Test Cricket innings

1952-08-15

9" of rain fall creates a 20' wave in Lynmouth, England killing 34

1952-09-19

The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.

1952-12-04

Killer fogs begin in London England, "Smog" becomes a word

1953-08-19

England regained cricket Ashes after winning series 1-0

1953-10-03

10th Ryder Cup: US wins 6½-5½ at Wentworth, England

1953-11-25

Hungary beats England in soccer match, 6-3

1954-03-19

Weekes, Worrell & Walcott complete centuries in innings v England

1954-03-30

Test Cricket debut of Garry Sobers v England at Kingston

1954-08-31

Hurricane Carol hits New England, 70 die, Costliest ever hurricane at the time and 1st storm name to be retired.

1954-09-01

Hurricane Carol strikes Long Island and New England, kills 68

1954-10-23

Britain, England, France & USSR agree to end occupation of Germany

1955-03-28

NZ cricket all out for 26 v England at Eden Park

1955-07-14

2 killed, many dazed when lightning strikes Ascot racecourse, England

1956-03-09

Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England

1956-07-06

85th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 286 at Hoylake England

1956-07-16

King Faisal of Iraq begins visit to England

1956-08-28

England retain cricket Ashes, Jim Laker 46 wickets in the series

1956-10-17

England's 1st large scale nuclear power station opens

1957-01-16

Cavern Club opens on Matthews Street in Liverpool, England, home of The Beatles' 1st appearance

1957-02-20

Hughie Tayfield takes 9-113 v England, 13 wkts for match

1957-05-30

Test Cricket debut for Rohan Kanhai v England at Edgbaston

1957-06-13

Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth Mass

1957-07-25

Peter Loader takes a cricket hat-trick for England v WI at Headingley

1957-10-05

12th Ryder Cup: Britain-Ireland win, 7½-4½ at Lindrick Golf Club (Rotherham, Yorkshire, England)

1957-12-04

2 commuter trains collide in heavy fog killing 92 (St John's, England)

1958-04-04

1st march against nuclear weapons (Aldermaston, England)

1958-06-20

NZ all out 47 v England at Lord's, Laker 4-13, Lock 5-17

1958-07-07

C A Milton scores 104* on Test Cricket debut, England v NZ Headingley

1958-07-10

1st parking meter installed in England (625 installed)

1959-01-30

Australia 1-200 1st day 4th Test v England, Adelaide Oval

1959-05-30

World's 1st hovercraft (SR-N1) tested at Cowes, England

1959-06-18

1st telecast transmitted from England to US

1959-07-27

Abbas Ali Baig scores 112 for India v England on debut

1959-08-24

England complete 5-0 series drubbing of India

1959-10-09

Lee Harvey Oswald arrives in Southampton, England

1960-01-12

Sobers & Worrell complete 399 stand for 4th wkt v England

1960-01-30

Riot curtails third days play at Port-Of-Spain WI v England

1960-06-24

Geoff Griffin takes a hat-trick South Africa v England Lord's

1961-06-08

Test Cricket debut of William Morris Lawry, v England at Edgbaston, 57

1961-08-01

Benaud rips through England team for Aussie win at Old Trafford

1961-10-14

14th Ryder Cup: US wins, 14½-9½ at Royal Lytham & St Annes, England

1963-01-12

Spin bowler Bobby Simpson takes 5-57 for Australia v England

1963-06-25

Famous cricket draw at Lord's as England hang on against the Windies

1963-08-08

Great Train Robbery in England, £2.6 million ($7.3 million)

1963-08-26

W I beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy

1964-01-14

Bapu Nadkarni 32-27-5-0 v England, 21 maiden overs in a row

1964-02-09

Hanumant Singh scores 105 India v England on debut at Delhi

1964-02-22

Beatles arrive back in England after their 1st US visit

1964-03-27

1st true Pirate Radio station, Radio Caroline (England)

1964-03-28

1st pirate radio station near England (Radio Caroline)

1964-07-28

England all out 611 in reply to Australia's 8-656 Match a draw

1964-09-21

Constellation (US) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup

1965-10-08

Post Office Tower opens in London, tallest building in England

1965-10-09

16th Ryder Cup: US wins 19½-12½ at Royal Birkdale, England

1965-12-10

Test Cricket debut of Doug Walters v England at the Gabba

1966-01-29

Lawry & Simpson complete 244 opening stand v England, Adelaide

1966-02-16

Bob Cowper makes 307 v England at the MCG, 727 mins, 20 fours

1966-05-06

Myra Hindley and Ian Brady are sentenced to life imprisonment for the Moors Murders in England.

1966-07-30

England beats West Germany 4-2 for soccer's 8th World Cup in London

1966-09-29

Bechuanaland gains independence from England, becomes Botswana

1966-12-31

Pirate Radio 390 (Radio Invicata) off England, resumes transmitting

1967-02-08

Pirate Radio UKGM (England) closes down

1967-02-27

Dominica gains independence from England

1967-05-14

Pirate Radio Station 270 (England) closes down

1967-07-28

Pirate Radio Station 390 (Radio Invicta) (England) closes down

1967-09-08

The formal end of steam traction in the North East of England by British Railways.

1967-09-11

Beatles' Magical Mystery Bus driven around England

1968-03-01

Pirate Radio Atlantis South (England) begins test transmitting

1968-05-19

Pirate Radio Brumble of Northern England 1st heard

1968-06-24

Australia all out for 78 v England at Lord's

1968-11-11

Ron Hill sets record 10-mile run (46:44) at Leicester England

1968-12-01

Pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting

1969-01-09

First trial flight of Concorde supersonic jetliner, Bristol, England

1969-05-01

Pirate Radio Station 259 (England/France) begins transmitting

1969-09-20

18th Ryder Cup: Draw, 16-16 at Royal Birkdale, England

1969-12-18

House of Lords votes to abolish the death penalty in England, Wales and Scotland (Northern Ireland 25 July 1973)

1970-03-17

US casts their 1st UN Security Council veto (Support England)

1970-04-03

Miriam Hargrave of England passes her drivers test on 40th attempt

1970-05-23

Grateful Dead's 1st performance outside US (England)

1970-11-27

Test Cricket debut of Rodney "Iron Gloves" Marsh v England, Brisbane

1970-12-11

Start of the 1st Test match at the WACA, v England

1970-12-13

Greg Chappell scores 108 on Test debut v England at the WACA

1971-01-05

1st one-day international, Australia v England at the MCG

1971-01-14

John Snow takes 7-40 for England to beat Australia by 299 runs

1971-01-29

Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, v England at Adelaide

1971-01-30

Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his 1st Test bowl, v England

1971-02-12

Only Test Cricket for Ken Eastwood, who scored 5 & 0 Aust v England

1971-02-17

England regains cricket Ashes with a 2-0 series win

1971-03-14

The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes

1971-03-25

Boston Patriots become New England Patriots

1971-08-24

India beat England by 4 wickets, their win against the Poms

1971-09-06

British Prime Minister Edward Heath meets with Irish Prime Minister/Taoiseach Jack Lynch at Chequers in England to discuss the situation in Northern Ireland

1971-09-27

Tripartite talks involving the prime ministers of Northern Ireland, Britain, and the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) of the Republic of Ireland take place at Chequers, England

1972-02-22

Aldershot bombing: seven people killed by an Official IRA car bomb at Aldershot Barracks in England; thought to be in retaliation for Bloody Sunday

1972-07-01

The first Gay Pride march in England takes place.

1972-12-23

Chandrasekhar takes 8-79 India v England at Delhi

1972-12-25

England beat India by six wickets in the 1st Cricket Test in Delhi

1973-05-06

1st WHA championship, New England Whalers beat Win Jets, 4 games to 1

1973-07-31

Frank Hayes scores 106 on Test Cricket debut v WI as England lose

1974-01-06

England begins 3 day work week during mine strike

1974-02-04

Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb explodes on a bus as it traveled along the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire, England carrying British Army soldiers and some of their family members; nine British Army soldiers and three civilians are killed

1974-02-25

Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) begin tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world, completed on August 27, 1975

1974-04-01

In the England the Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties come into being.

1974-07-13

India's 1st one-day international (v England, Headingley)

1974-08-23

Zaheer Abbas scores 240 Pakistan v England at The Cricket Oval

1974-11-12

A salmon is discovered in the River Thames, England, for the first time since 1833

1974-11-21

Birmingham pub bombings: 21 civilians killed when bombs explode at two pubs in Birmingham, England (This was the deadliest attack in England during "the Troubles")

1975-01-09

Australia beat England by 171 runs in 4th Test to regain Ashes

1975-01-24

Fastest Earth-bound object, 7200 kph, in vacuum centrifuge, England

1975-03-10

Dog spectacles patented in England

1975-06-18

Gary Gilmour takes 6-14 in Cricket World Cup semi v England

1975-08-13

Viv Richards out for 291 v England at Cricket Oval

1975-08-27

Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) complete tandem bicycle ride, a record 18,020 miles around the world

1975-11-27

The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.

1975-12-06

Balcombe Street Siege: for 6 days, four Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers hold two hostages at an apartment in London, England

1976-04-05

Harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes PM of England

1976-07-09

England all out for 71 v WI at Old Trafford, Holding 14 5-7-17-5

1977-02-01

Heavy blizzard in New England claims 100 lives

1977-03-13

Dennis Lillee takes 6-26, England all out 95 in Centenary Test

1977-03-15

First official test cricket match is played between Australia and England at Melbourne

1977-08-15

England regain cricket Ashes by taking a 3-0 series lead over Aust

1977-09-17

22nd Ryder Cup: US, 12½-13½ at Royal Lytham & St Annes England

1977-12-14

Test Cricket debut of Abdul Qadir, v England at Lahore

1978-01-18

Geoff Boycott captains England for the 1st time, v Pak Karachi

1978-02-06

Snowstorm hits New England, parts of Rhode Island (54" (137cm))

1978-02-15

England all out 64 for 1st loss to NZ in cricket (Boycott capt)

1978-05-21

118 Unification church couples wed in England

1978-07-25

Louise Brown, the world's first test tube baby is born at Oldham General Hospital England

1978-12-01

Test Cricket debut of Rodney Hogg, v England at the Gabba

1978-12-29

Test Cricket debut of Allan Robert Border, v England at the MCG

1979-06-06

200th running of horse's Derby in England

1979-06-14

Canada all out 45 in Cricket World Cup v England, in 40 3 overs

1979-06-23

West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win Cricket World Cup

1979-07-17

David Gower 200* in England score of 5-633 v India at Edgbaston

1979-08-20

The East Coast Main Line rail route between England and Scotland is restored when the Penmanshiel Diversion opens.

1979-09-04

India need 438 to win v England, game ends at 8-429

1980-01-22

West Indies beat England 2-0 to win 1st World Series Cup

1980-02-29

Michael Bracey ends 59 h 55 m trapped in an elevator, England

1980-03-20

The Mi Amigo ship containing England's pirate Radio Caroline sinks

1980-09-02

John Arlott commentates on his last game, England v Australia at Lord's

1981-06-05

George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England"

1981-06-10

Sebastian Coe of England sets 800m record (1:41.73) in Florence

1981-06-18

Test cricket debut of Terry Alderman, v England at Trent Bridge

1981-07-20

England set for innings loss v Aust, Botham hits 100 in 87 balls

1981-08-31

Dirk Wellham scores 103 on Test Cricket debut, v England at Lord's

1981-09-20

24th Ryder Cup: US, 18½-9½ at Walton Heath Golf Club (Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey, England)

1982-01-09

5.9 earthquake in New England & Canada; 1st since 1855

1982-02-03

John Sharples of England finishes 371 hours of disco dancing

1982-02-17

Commencement of Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket match, v England

1982-05-28

Pope John Paul II is 1st reigning pope to visit Great Britain (Adrian IV was born in England, as Nicholas Breakspear)

1982-07-09

Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England v India at The Oval

1982-10-11

English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England

1982-11-27

Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England)

1982-12-12

"Snowplow Game", after a snowstorm holds both New England and Miami scoreless, Mark Henderson, a convict on work release, on order of Patriots coach Ron Meyer, clears the path for John Smith's attempt, which wins the game for the Patriots, 3-0 (the practice of using snow plows during games is later banned)

1982-12-30

England defeat Australia by three runs at cricket MCG

1983-01-07

Australia regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series win v England

1983-04-01

Anti-nuclear demonstrators link arms in 14-mile human chain in England

1983-08-01

New Zealand score their 1st Test Cricket match victory in England

1983-08-06

Minnesota Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo)

1983-11-14

First cruise missile placed at Greenham Common, England

1983-11-25

World's greatest robbery 25,000,000 pounds of gold, Heathrow, England

1984-02-01

Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, kidnapped in England (killed 0203)

1984-02-05

NZ beat England (82 & 93) by an innings in 3 days

1984-05-31

Viv Richards hits 189* (170 balls) v England, ODI cricket record

1984-08-14

West Indies complete 5-0 series annihilation of England

1984-12-31

Test Cricket debut of Mohammad Azharuddin, v England at Calcutta

1985-01-17

Azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (v England)

1985-02-17

1st day/night game at the MCG, Australia v England

1985-03-03

National Union of Mine Workers in England end a 51 week strike

1985-05-11

40 die and 150 injured in fire at Bradford City football ground, England

1985-07-05

Nicholas Mark Sanders (England) begins circumnavigation of globe, covering 13,035 road miles in 78 days, 3 hr, 30 min

1985-09-03

England regain Cricket Ashes by beating Australia at The Oval

1985-09-09

Race riot in Birmingham, England

1985-09-15

26th Ryder Cup: Europe beat US, 16½-11½ at The Belfry, England

1986-01-12

New England Patriots defeat Miami Dolphins 31 14 to win US AFC football championship

1986-03-31

Six metropolitan county councils are abolished in England.

1986-04-15

Viv Richards century off 56 balls v England in Antigua Test Cricket

1986-04-16

West Indies complete 5-0 demolition of England

1986-12-12

David Boon's fourth Test century, 103 v England at Adelaide

1986-12-17

Mrs Davina Thompson makes medical history by having the 1st heart, lung & liver transplant (Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England)

1987-02-11

England beat Australia 2-0 to win the World Series Cup

1987-07-06

Pakistan score their 1st innings win over England, at Leeds

1987-08-03

Chicago Bears beat Dallas Cowboys 17-6 in London, England (NFL expo)

1987-08-07

Javed Miandad scores 260 v England at The Oval, 28 fours 1 six

1987-08-08

Pakistan all out 708 v England at The Oval, Botham 3-217

1987-08-09

LA Rams beat Dallas Cowboys 28-27 in London, England (NFL expo)

1987-08-19

Hungerford Massacre: in England, Michael Ryan kills sixteen people with an assault rifle and then commits suicide.

1987-10-15

The Great Storm of 1987 hits France and England.

1987-10-16

175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England

1987-10-16

Great Storm of 1987: hurricane force winds to hit much of the South of England killing 23 people.

1987-10-31

A pair in Coventry, England, ties world record for longest singles tennis match at 80 hrs 21 minutes

1987-11-08

Australia beat England by 7 runs to win cricket World Cup

1987-11-25

Abdul Qadir takes 9-56 against England at Lahore

1987-11-27

Young man survives 7 attempts at suicide in Somerset, England

1987-12-01

Digging begins to link England & France under English Channel

1988-02-02

David Boon's 6th Test Cricket century, 184* v England at Sydney

1988-02-29

Mark Greatbatch scores 107* v England on Test Cricket debut

1988-06-12

The Republic of Ireland beats England 1-0 at Euro88 thanks to a headed goal by Ray Houghton. This is Ireland's first competitive match at a major football tournament.

1988-07-05

Malcolm Marshall takes 7-22 at Old Trafford, England all out 93

1989-01-08

Boeing 737-400 crashes at Kegworth, England, 46 die

1989-01-14

1,000 muslims burn Salman Rushdies' "Satanic Verses" in Bradford England

1989-02-20

An IRA bomb destroys a section of a British Army barracks in Ternhill, England

1989-04-15

96 crushed to death at Hillsborough Football Stadium, Sheffield England

1989-08-01

Australia take 3-0 series lead over England to regain Cricket Ashes

1989-08-11

Geoff Marsh & Mark Taylor complete 329 opening stand v England

1989-09-24

28th Ryder Cup: US & Europe draw, 14-14 at The Belfry, England

1990-04-10

Curtly Ambrose takes 8-45 in cricket vs England at Bridgetown

1990-07-07

Italy beats England in soccer's World Cup consolation game

1990-09-12

US, England, France, USSR, East & West Germanys sign agreements allowing 2 Germanys to merge

1991-01-25

Mark Waugh scores ton in 1st Test Cricket innings, v England Adelaide

1991-01-28

Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 v England at Adelaide

1991-02-01

Craig McDermott takes 8-97 v England at the WACA

1991-07-28

29th Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Nottingham England (2-1)

1991-08-13

Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney for Australia versus England at Old Trafford

1991-11-09

Joint European Torus (JET) scientists in Culham England successfully harness nuclear fusion to produce the first large amount of controlled fusion power

1992-03-18

Zimbabwe beat England by 9 runs in World Cup at Albury

1992-03-22

England beat South Africa in rain-ruined cricket World Cup semi final

1992-03-25

Pakistan defeats England by 22 runs to win World Cup

1992-04-09

John Majors, (C) elected PM of England

1992-08-20

England get 7-363 in 55 overs vs Pakistan, then world ODI record

1992-11-11

The Church of England approves the ordination of female priests

1993-02-22

Vinod Kambli scores 224 v England at Bombay, 411 balls, 23 fours

1993-02-23

India complete a 3-0 series drubbing of England

1993-03-18

Sri Lanka beat England in Test match by 5 wickets

1993-03-20

IRA-bomb kills 3 year old in Warrington England

1993-05-21

Robin Smith scores 167 in England Texaco Trophy loss v Australia

1993-06-18

Toru Takemitsu's "Archipelago" premieres in Aldeburgh England

1993-06-19

Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's

1993-07-06

Graham Thorpe scores 114 on Test Cricket debut, England v Australia

1993-09-09

Croupier of casino in Bristol, England, shoots a 4 a record eight times

1993-09-26

30th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 15-13 at The Belfry, England

1993-12-08

Storm hits West Europe, 11 killed in England

1994-03-12

Church of England ordains 1st 33 women priests

1994-03-19

Lara scores 167 for WI v England at Georgetown

1994-03-30

England Cricket all out for 46 at Port-of-Spain

1994-04-18

Brian Lara scores 375 for WI vs England to beat Sobers' record

1994-05-06

Chunnel linking England & France officially opens

1994-12-28

Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 v England, MCG)

1994-12-29

Shane Warne takes a hat-trick v England at cricket MCG

1995-01-29

Greg Blewett scores century on Test debut vs England, Adelaide

1995-03-22

Deputy Gov of Bank of England, Rupert Pennant-Rea, resigns following revelations of his affair with a freelance journalist

1995-07-30

Dominic Cork takes hat-trick in England Test Cricket win v WI

1995-10-27

Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto

1995-11-22

Rosemary West found guilty in England of killing 10 women

1996-03-01

Plans approved allowing traffic cameras High Harrington & Shap England

1996-03-09

Jayasuriya hammers 82 off 44 balls (13x4 3x6) v England in WC QF

1996-06-08

Revival of the legendary procession of Lady Godiva (Godgifu) naked through Coventry, England

1996-12-06

Mashonaland defeat England in first-class tour match

1996-12-18

Start of 1st Test Cricket match between Zimbabwe & England

1996-12-22

Zimbabwe & England draw Bulawayo Test Cricket with Eng need 1 to win

1997-01-03

Eddo Brandes takes ODI hat-trick v England at Harare

1997-01-03

Zimbabwe clean-sweep ODI series v England 3-0

1997-02-06

Diane Blood, 32, in England, won right to use her dead husbands sperm

1997-05-06

The Bank of England is given independence from political control, the most significant change in the bank's 300-year history.

1997-05-28

Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis

1998-12-26

Severe gales over Ireland, northern England, and southern Scotland cause widespread disruption and widespread power outages in Northern Ireland and southern Scotland.

2000-10-07

The last ever competitive soccer match at Wembley Stadium is a 1-0 defeat of England by Germany and the last goal was scored by Liverpool's Dietmar Hammann. The match was Tony Adams' 60th at Wembley setting the record for most appearances at the stadium.

2002-01-19

"Tuck Rule Game", with less than two minutes to play in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game, the New England Patriots trailed the Oakland Raiders, 13-10, in a game played mostly under a driving snowstorm, when a Tom Brady fumble was instead ruled an incomplete pass because of the "tuck rule". The Patriots would win 16-13 in overtime and go on to win the Super Bowl

2002-02-03

Super Bowl XXXVI: New England Patriots beat St. Louis Rams, 20-17 at the Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans MVP: Tom Brady, New England, QB

2002-10-27

The ITV Network aired a constant regional service for the last time in England and Wales, but LWT lost its identity completely. All companies (except UTV, Channel, Scottish TV & Grampian TV) formed the national ITV1 with regional references only before regional programmes.

2003-08-28

An electricity blackout cuts off power to around 500,000 people living in south east England and brings 60% of London's underground rail network to a halt.

2003-11-18

In England, the Local Government Act 2003, repealing controversial anti-gay amendment Section 28, becomes effective

2003-11-26

Concorde makes its last ever flight over Bristol, England.

2004-02-01

Super Bowl XXXVIII: New England Patriots beat Carolina Panthers, 32-29 at the Reliant Stadium MVP: Tom Brady, New England, QB

2004-02-05

Twenty-three Chinese people drown when a group of 35 cockle-pickers are trapped by rising tides in Morecambe Bay, England. Twenty-one bodies are recovered.

2004-11-06

An express train collides with a stationary car near the village of Ufton Nervet, England, killing 6 and injuring 150.

2005-02-06

Super Bowl XXXIX, the New England Patriots win 24-21 over the Philadelphia Eagles

2005-07-28

A tornado touches down in a residential area in south Birmingham, England, causing £4,000,000 worth of damages and injuring 39 people.

2005-11-30

John Sentamu becomes the first black archbishop in the Church of England with his enthronement as the 97th Archbishop of York.

2005-12-11

The Buncefield Oil Depot in Hemel Hempstead, England, is rocked by explosions, causing a huge oil fire.

2007-01-18

The strongest storm in the United Kingdom in 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, causes at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm off the coast of Devon, England.

2007-02-23

A train derails on an evening express service near Grayrigg, Cumbria, England, killing one person and injuring 22. This results in hundreds of points being checked over the UK after a few similar accidents.

2007-05-21

Cutty Sark, the last surviving tea clipper, is badly damaged by fire in Greenwich, England.

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.

2007-12-29

Tom Brady sets a then-NFL record, throwing his 50th TD pass, and the New England Patriots become the first team in NFL history to finish the regular season 16-0.

2008-02-03

Super Bowl XLII: New York Giants beat New England Patriots, 17-14 at the University of Phoenix Stadium MVP: Eli Manning, New York, QB

2012-02-05

Super Bowl XLVI: New York Giants beat New England Patriots, 21-17 at the Lucas Oil Stadium MVP: Eli Manning, New York, QB

2012-08-20

South Africa become the top-ranked test cricket nation after defeating England

2013-02-13

Sir Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, says he believes "a recovery is in sight" after fears raised about a triple dip recession

2013-06-23

India defeats England to win the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy in cricket

2014-06-30

Australian entertainer Rolf Harris is convicted of indecent assault in London, England

2014-07-14

The Church of England votes in favor of allowing women to become bishops

2016-02-14

Church of England criticized over prayers for atheist Richard Dawkins

2016-06-12

Fan violence mars England's draw with Russia at Euro 2016

2016-06-16

French police arrest 36 after clashes with England fans

2016-06-28

Iceland Celebrates Improbable Win Over England at Euro 2016

2016-06-28

England manager Hodgson resigns after Euro 2016 exit

2017-05-30

Tiger kills zookeeper at Hamerton Zoo Park in England

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England - Notable Birthdays

Richard ISep 8, 1157

Edward IIINov 13, 1312

Henry VIIIJun 28, 1491

Anne of ClevesSep 22, 1515

Queen Elizabeth ISep 7, 1533

William ShakespeareApr 26, 1564

James VIJun 19, 1566

Ben JonsonJun 11, 1572

Thomas HobbesApr 5, 1588

Oliver CromwellApr 25, 1599

Charles INov 19, 1600

Charles IIMay 29, 1630

John LockeAug 29, 1632

Christopher WrenOct 20, 1632

Isaac NewtonDec 25, 1642

George IMay 28, 1660

William BlackstoneJul 10, 1723

James WolfeJan 2, 1727

James CookOct 27, 1728

Ann LeeFeb 29, 1736

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeOct 21, 1772

John KeatsOct 31, 1795

Mary ShelleyAug 30, 1797

William Henry Fox TalbotFeb 11, 1800

Charles DarwinFeb 12, 1809

Alfred Lord TennysonAug 6, 1809

Charles DickensFeb 7, 1812

Robert BrowningMay 7, 1812

Emily Jane BronteJul 30, 1818

Elizabeth BlackwellFeb 3, 1821

Mackenzie BowellDec 27, 1823

Samuel GompersJan 27, 1850

J. J. ThomsonDec 18, 1856

Beatrix PotterJul 28, 1866

Frederick SoddySep 2, 1877

George MalloryJun 18, 1886

Arnold ToynbeeApr 14, 1889

Graham GreeneOct 2, 1904

Betty NuthallMay 23, 1911

William GoldingSep 19, 1911

Peter CushingMay 26, 1913

Alec GuinnessApr 2, 1914

Sir Arthur C. ClarkeDec 16, 1917

Tony HancockMay 12, 1925

Peter SellersSep 8, 1925

Margaret ThatcherOct 13, 1925

Angela LansburyOct 16, 1925

John TurnerJun 7, 1929

Judi DenchDec 9, 1934

Maggie SmithDec 28, 1934

Dudley MooreApr 19, 1935

Ian McKellenMay 25, 1939

John CleeseOct 27, 1939

Patrick StewartJul 13, 1940

Charlie WattsJun 2, 1941

Robert KraftJun 5, 1941

Michael PalinMay 5, 1943

George Roger WatersSep 6, 1943

Jerry SpringerFeb 13, 1944

Joe CockerMay 20, 1944

Tim RiceNov 10, 1944

Ritchie BlackmoreApr 14, 1945

Peter TownshendMay 19, 1945

Virginia WadeJul 10, 1945

Davy JonesDec 30, 1945

Syd BarrettJan 6, 1946

Elton JohnMar 25, 1947

Camilla Parker BowlesJul 17, 1947

Robert PlantAug 20, 1948

Jeremy IronsSep 19, 1948

Olivia Newton-JohnSep 26, 1948

Douglas AdamsMar 11, 1952

Bill BelichickApr 16, 1952

Rowan AtkinsonJan 6, 1955

Kim CattrallAug 21, 1956

Daniel Day-LewisApr 29, 1957

Sid ViciousMay 10, 1957

Andy GibbMar 5, 1958

Colin FirthSep 10, 1960

Tilda SwintonNov 5, 1960

Ricky GervaisJun 25, 1961

Diana SpencerJul 1, 1961

Natasha RichardsonMay 11, 1963

Laura DaviesOct 5, 1963

Elizabeth HurleyJun 10, 1965

J. K. RowlingJul 31, 1965

Lennox LewisSep 2, 1965

Naomi CampbellMay 22, 1970

Kate WinsletOct 5, 1975

Orlando BloomJan 13, 1977

Tom BradyAug 3, 1977

Craig DavidMay 5, 1981

Kate MiddletonJan 9, 1982

Prince WilliamJun 21, 1982

Rupert GrintAug 24, 1988

England - Birthdays
Date Event
40-06-13

Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman general and Governor of Britain, conquered Wales and Northern England

1102-02-07

Empress Matilda, Princess of England and wife of Henry V of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1169)

1133-03-05

King Henry II of England (d. 1189)

1133-03-25

Henry II, King of England (1154-89)

1155-02-28

Henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (d. 1183)

1157-09-08

Richard I, [Richard the Lion Hearted], King of England (1189-99)

1162-10-13

Leonora of England, Queen of Castile (d. 1214)

1167-12-24

John "without a land", King of England (1199-1216)

1207-10-01

Henry III, king of England (1216-72)

1210-07-22

Joan of England, Queen consort of Scotland, wife of Alexander II of Scotland (d. 1238)

1239-06-17

Edward I, King of England (1272-1307) subdued Wales, expelled Jews from England

1240-09-29

Margaret of England, Queen consort of Scotland, (d. 1275)

1242-06-25

Beatrice of England, Duchess of Brittanny (d. 1275)

1245-01-16

Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)

1269-06-18

Princess Eleanor of England (d. 1298)

1273-11-24

Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (d. 1284)

1284-04-25

Edward II, King of England (1307-27), Caernarfon Castle Gwynedd,

1287-04-25

Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (d. 1330)

1300-06-01

Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (d. 1338)

1312-11-13

Edward III, Windsor Castle, England, king of England (1327-77, raped countess of Salisbury), (d. 1377)

1338-11-29

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England (d. 1368)

1341-06-05

Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (d. 1402)

1355-01-07

Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, son of Edward III of England (d. 1397)

1366-07-11

Anne of Bohemia, consort of Richard II of England (d. 1394)

1367-01-06

Richard II, Bordeaux, France, King of England (1377-99) (d. 1400)

1367-04-03

Henry IV, Bolingbroke Lincolnshire, King of England (1399-1413)

1387-08-29

Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)

1387-09-16

Henry V, king of England (1413-22)

1388-09-29

Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Henry IV of England (d. 1421)

1389-06-20

John, Duke of Bedford, regent of England (d. 1435)

1389-11-09

Isabella of Valois, queen consort of England (d. 1409)

1394-06-04

Philippa of England, queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden (d. 1430)

1401-10-27

Catherine of Valois, queen of Henry V of England (d. 1437)

1415-05-03

Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (d. 1495)

1421-12-06

Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 1470-71)

1429-03-23

Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI of England (d. 1482)

1442-04-20

Edward IV, King (England, 1461-83)

1442-04-28

Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83)

1443-05-17

Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England

1443-05-31

Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII of England (d. 1509)

1452-10-02

King Richard III, of England (1483-85)

1456-06-11

Anne Neville, wife of Richard III of England (d. 1485)

1457-01-28

Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509)

1470-11-03

Edward V, King of England (Apr 9-Jun 25 1483)

1486-09-20

Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of King Henry VII of England (d. 1502)

1489-07-02

Thomas Cranmer, England, archbishop/reformer/martyr

1491-06-28

Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47)

1495-11-21

John Bale, England, bishop/anti-catholic playwright (Kynge Johan)

1496-03-18

Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England and queen consort of Louis XII of France (d. 1533)

1501-01-16

Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)

1515-09-22

Anne of Cleves, Düsseldorf, Queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII

1516-02-18

Mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58)

1533-09-07

Queen Elizabeth I, Greenwich, England, (1558-1603) daughter of Henry VIII and Anna Boleyn (d. 1603)

1537-10-12

Edward VI, Tudor, King of England (1547-53)

1537-10-13

Jane Grey, Queen of England for 9 days

1544-05-24

William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)

1545-03-02

Thomas Bodley, England, diplomat/scholar

1554-11-30

Philip Sidney, England, poet/statesman/soldier (Arcadia)

1564-04-26

William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, baptism, English playwright and poet

1566-06-19

James Stuart, King James VI of Scotland (1567-1625) and James I of England and Ireland (1603-25)

1567-02-12

Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician

1572-06-11

Ben Jonson, England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist)

1574-03-05

William Oughtred, England, mathematician/inventor (slide rule)

1574-12-12

Anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish King Frederik II and Queen Consort of James I of England (d. 1619)

1575-09-12

Henry Hudson, England, navigator/explorer (Hudson River)

1578-04-01

William Harvey, England, physician (discovered blood circulation)

1588-04-05

Thomas Hobbes, Westport England, philosopher (Leviathan)

1591-08-24

Robert Herrick, England, poet (Gather ye rosebuds) (baptized)

1593-08-09

Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)

1596-08-19

Elizabeth Stuart, Electress Palatine, Queen of Bohemia and daughter of James IV and I of England and Scotland (d. 1662)

1599-03-22

Anthony Van Dyck, Flemish painter (Charles I of England)

1599-04-25

Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)

1600-11-19

Charles I, King of England (1625-49); executed by Parliament

1602-04-30

William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler

1606-03-03

Edmund Waller, England, poet (Penshust)

1607-11-26

John Harvard, England, clergyman/scholar, founded Harvard Univ

1608-06-19

Thomas Fuller, England, literary (History of the Holy War)

1609-11-16

Henrietta Maria, French-born, Queen Consort of England (d. 1669)

1611-01-07

James Harrington, England, political author (Commonwealth of Oceans)

1612-02-08

Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)

1621-03-31

Andrew Marvell, England, poet (To His Coy Mistress)

1621-12-23

Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham, Lord Chancellor of England (d. 1682)

1625-07-27

Edward Montagu, England

1626-10-04

Richard Cromwell, lord protector of England (1658-59)

1628-01-30

George Villiers, 2nd duke of Buckingham England

1628-11-28

John Bunyan, England, cleric/author (Pilgrim's Progress)

1629-11-01

St. Oliver Plunkett, last Catholic martyr to die in England. (d. 1681)

1630-05-29

Charles II, St. James's Palace, London, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1660-85)

1631-05-04

Mary I Henriette Stuart, daughter of Charles I/queen of England

1631-08-19

John Dryden, 1st poet laureate of England (All for Love)

1632-08-29

John Locke, Wrington England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance

1632-10-20

Christopher Wren, East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England, astronomer/great architect (St. Paul's Cathedral), (d. 1723)

1633-02-23

Samuel Pepys, London England, navy expert/composer (Diary, Memoirs)

1633-10-14

James Stuart, King James VII of Scotland / James II of England (d. 1688)

1635-12-28

Princess Elizabeth of England (d. 1650)

1637-03-12

Anne Hyde, wife of James II of England (d. 1671)

1638-11-25

Catherine of Braganza, Queen of Charles II of England (d. 1705)

1639-06-21

Increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (d. 1723)

1642-12-25

Isaac Newton, Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth, England, physicist, mathematician; astronomer (Gravity, Laws of Motion), (d.1727)

1644-06-16

Henrietta Anne Stuart, Princess of Scotland, England and Ireland and Duchess of Orléans (d. 1670)

1648-02-23

Arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (d. 1730)

1649-04-05

Elihu Yale, England, philanthropist founded Yale

1650-11-04

William III of Orange, king of England (1689-1702)

1650-11-14

Willem III Henry, [Dutch William], king of England (1689-1702)

1652-03-03

Thomas Otway, England, playwright/poet (Venice Preserved)

1653-04-02

Prince George of Denmark, prince consort of Anne of England (d. 1708)

1658-10-05

Mary of Modena, queen of James II of England (d. 1718)

1659-03-26

William Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher

1660-04-16

Hans Sloane, England, physician/naturalist/founder (British Museum)

1660-05-28

George I, Hanover, Germany, King of England (1714-27)

1662-04-30

Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)

1665-02-06

Anne Stuart, Queen of England (1702-14)

1670-02-10

William Congreve, England, writer (Old Bachelor, Way of the World)

1671-11-06

Colley Cibber, England, dramatist/poet laureate (Love's Last Shift)

1672-05-01

Joseph Addison, England, essayist (Spectator)

1674-06-20

Nicholas Rowe, England, poet laureate (Jane Shore, Tamerlane)

1674-07-17

Isaac Watts, England, writer/preacher/hymnist (Horae Lyrican)

1683-11-10

George II [August], king of England (1727-60)

1685-08-18

Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem

1688-06-10

James Francis Edward Stuart 'The old Pretender', claimed thrones of England and Scotland as James III/James VIII (d. 1766)

1690-12-01

Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, Lord Chancellor of England (d. 1764)

1692-02-29

Edward Cave, England, printer (Gentlemen's Magazine)

1696-12-22

James Oglethorpe, England, General/author/colonizer (Georgia)

1697-11-10

William Hogarth, England, satiric painter/engraver (Rake's Progress)

1702-06-26

Philip Doddridge, England, Dr/nonconformist clergyman

1704-07-16

John Kay, England, machinist, invented flying shuttle

1705-09-28

Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, England, corrupt politician (Chiswick)

1707-04-22

Henry Fielding, England, novelist (Joseph Andrews, Tom Jones)

1709-09-18

Samuel Johnson, Lichfield Staffordshire, England, lexicographer/writer (Boswell's Tour Guide)

1717-09-24

Horace Walpole, England, British horror writer (Castle of Otranto)

1718-06-05

Thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized)

1719-03-30

John Hawkins, England, wrote 1st history of music

1720-01-27

Samuel Foote, England, actor/dramatist (Mirror)

1721-12-25

William Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet

1723-07-10

William Blackstone, London England, jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries)

1723-07-16

Joshua Reynolds, England, portrait painter (Simplicity)

1724-08-25

George Stubbs, England, animal painter (Horse Frightened by Lion)

1727-01-02

James Wolfe, Westerham, Kent, England, British Army officer, defeated the French in Canada and captured Quebec

1728-01-09

Thomas Warton, poet laureate of England (Pleasures of Melancholy)

1728-10-27

James Cook, Yorkshire, England, captain/explorer, discovered Sandwich Islands

1730-07-12

Josiah Wedgwood, England, pottery designer/manufacturer (Wedgwood)

1731-10-10

Henry Cavendish, England, physicist/chemist (discovered hydrogen)

1731-11-26

William Cowper, England, pre-romantic poet (His Task) [NS]

1732-12-06

Warren Hastings, England, 1st governor-General of India (1773-84)

1733-03-24

Joseph Priestley, England, Birstall England, clergyman/scientist (discovered oxygen)

1736-02-29

Ann Lee, Manchester England, American founder of Shakers (d. 1784)

1736-09-04

Robert Raikes, England, Sunday school pioneer

1738-06-04

George III, London England, King of Great Britain (1760-1820)

1743-04-24

Edmund Cartwright, England, cleric, inventor (power loom)

1746-09-28

Sir William Jones, London England, British Orientalist/jurist (d. 1794)

1748-02-15

Jeremy Bentham, London England philosopher/originator (Utilitarian)

1749-05-17

Edward Jenner, England, physician, discovered vaccination

1752-06-13

Fanny Burney, England, author (Camille, Evelina)

1753-07-04

Jean-Pierre-Francois Blanchard, 1st balloon flights in England, US

1753-08-01

Charles, 3rd earl Stanhope, England, radical politician/scientist

1753-08-12

Thomas Bewick, England, artist (British Birds, Aesop's Fables)

1753-09-10

John Soane, English architect (Bank of England, Soane Museum)

1754-12-24

George Crabbe, Aldeburgh England, poet (Everlasting Mercy)

1755-07-05

Sarah Kemble Siddons, Brecon England, tragic actress (Fatal Marriage)

1757-02-01

John P Kemble, England, actor/director (Drury Lane, Covent Garden)

1759-04-27

Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, England, writer/feminist (Female Reader)

1763-06-26

George Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes

1764-06-19

John Barrow, England, founded Royal Geographical Society

1765-03-04

Charles Dibdin, England, composer/author (Sea Songs)/actor (baptized)

1766-02-24

Samuel Wesley, Bristol England, composer/organist (Exultate Deo)

1770-03-13

Daniel Lambert, England, giant (weighed 739 lbs (334 kg) at death)

1770-04-07

William Wordsworth, England, poet laureate (Prelude)

1771-05-14

Robert Owen, England, factory owner/socialist

1772-10-21

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Ottery St. Mary, Devon, England, poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner), (d. 1834)

1773-12-27

George Cayley, England, found science of aerodynamics

1775-02-10

Charles Lamb, London England, critic/poet/essayist

1775-04-23

Joseph Mallord Turner, England, landscape painter (Shipwreck)

1776-06-11

John Constable, England, landscape painter (Hay Wain)

1778-04-10

William Hazlitt, Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic

1778-06-07

George Bryan "Beau" Brummel, London England, English dandy

1779-12-18

Joseph Grimaldi, England, pantomimist ("greatest clown in history")

1780-06-03

William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book)

1781-06-09

George Stephenson, Newcastle England, inventor (RR locomotive)

1783-04-08

John Claudius, London England, horticulturist

1785-08-15

Thomas De Quincey, England, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater)

1787-06-28

Sir Henry George Wakelyn (Harry) Smith, Wittlesea England, governor at the Cape Colony

1787-08-24

James Weddell, Ostend England, Antarctic explorer (Weddell Sea)

1787-11-04

Edmund Kean, England, actor (Edmund Kean's Masonic Career)

1788-01-22

Lord [George Gordon Noel] Byron, England, romantic poet (Don Juan)

1789-03-17

Edmund Kean, London England, tragic actor (Shylock)

1789-09-28

Richard Bright, England, physician (Bright's Disease/nephritis)

1790-12-19

William Parry, England, Arctic explorer

1792-03-07

John Herschel, Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer

1792-08-04

Percy Bysshe Shelley, England, romantic poet (Adonais)

1792-11-13

Edward John Trelawney, England, traveler/author (Adv of Younger Son)

1793-07-03

John Claire, England, poet

1794-06-28

Allen Frances Gardiner, Berkshire, England, naval officer and missionary in inter alia Port Natal

1795-04-28

Charles Sturt, England, explorer (Australia)

1795-10-31

John Keats, London, England, romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn), (d. 1821)

1797-08-30

Mary Shelley, London England, author (Frankenstein)

1800-02-11

William Henry Fox Talbot, Wiltshire England, photographic pioneer

1800-10-25

Thomas Babington Macaulay, England, poet/historian (Ivry, Naaseby)

1801-02-07

John Rylands, England, merchant/philanthropist

1801-02-21

John Henry Newman, England, cardinal/author (Dream of Gerontius)

1802-08-14

Letitia Elizabeth Landon, England, poet (Heath's Book of Beauty)

1806-03-06

Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, Coxhoe Hall England, poet (Sonnets from the Portuguese)

1808-12-22

Thomas Cook, England, tour director (Thomas Cook & Son)

1809-02-12

Charles Darwin, England, discovered evolution (Origin of the Species)

1809-03-31

Edward FitzGerald, England, writer (Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam)

1809-08-06

Alfred Lord Tennyson, Somersby, England, Poet Laureate of Great Britain

1809-11-27

Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble, England, Shakespearian actress (Juliet)

1810-11-28

William Froude, England, engineer/naval architect

1811-07-18

William Makepeace Thackeray, England, Victorian novelist (Vanity Fair)

1812-02-07

Charles Dickens, England, novelist (Oliver Twist, Tale of 2 Cities)

1812-05-07

Robert Browning, London England, poet (Pied Piper)

1812-05-12

Edward Lear, England, landscape painter, (Complete Nonsense Book)

1814-06-08

Charles Reade, England, novelist (Cloister & Hearth)

1815-04-24

Anthony Trollope, England, novelist/poet (Barchester Towers)

1816-04-21

Charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre)

1818-07-30

Emily Jane Bronte, Thornton England, novelist (Wuthering Heights), (d. 1848)

1819-11-22

George Eliot, [Mary Anne Evans], Nuneaton England, author (Middlemarch, Silas Marner)

1820-01-20

Anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women

1820-02-28

John Tenniel, England, cartoonist/illustrator (Alice in Wonderland)

1820-04-27

Herbert Spencer, Derby England, Victorian philosopher (Social Statics)

1820-05-04

Joseph Whitaker, England, publisher, founded Whitaker's Almanack

1820-08-13

George Grove, London, England, biblical scholar/misicographer

1821-02-03

Elizabeth Blackwell, Bristol England, 1st woman physician

1821-06-08

Samuel White Baker, London England, explorer (Ceylon/Egypt)

1821-10-11

George Williams, England, founder YMCA

1822-02-16

Francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist

1822-12-04

Frances Crabbe, England, feminist founded Anti-Vivisection Society

1823-08-11

Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)

1823-10-20

Thomas Hughes, England, author (Tom Brown's School Days)

1823-12-27

Mackenzie Bowell, Rickinghall England, 5th Prime Minister of Canada (1894-1896)

1824-02-10

Samuel Plimsoll, Bristol England, inventor (Plimsoll line for ships)

1824-09-28

Francis Turner Palgrave, England, poet (Golden Treasury)/prof (Oxford)

1825-06-07

Richard D Blackmore, England, author (Norie, Lorna Doone)

1826-02-03

Walter Bagehot, England, economist/sociologist

1826-09-05

John Wisden, England cricketer (d. 1884)

1827-04-05

Joseph Lister, England, physician (founded aseptic surgery)

1828-02-12

George Meredith, England, poet/novelist (Shaving of Shagpat)

1828-05-12

Gabriel Dante Rossetti, England, poet/painter, Pre-Raphaelite figure

1829-01-09

Thomas William Robertson, England, playwright (Caste)

1829-03-14

Charles Charlesworth, England, (dies at 7 of old age)

1829-05-06

Phoebe Ann Coffin, 1st female ordained minister in New England

1829-06-08

John Everett Millais, England, painter (Order of Release)

1830-04-09

Eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography

1832-10-12

Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin)

1832-9-30

Frederick Sleigh Roberts, England's King at Liverpool

1833-08-28

Edward Burne-Jones, England, Pre-Raphaelite painter/designer

1834-03-24

William Morris, England, designer/craftsman/poet/socialist

1835-05-30

Alfred Austin, Leeds England, poet laureate of England (Garden)

1835-12-04

Samuel Butler, England, author (Erewhom, Way of All Flesh)

1836-06-09

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1st woman mayor in England (Aldeburgh)

1837-04-05

Algernon Charles Swinburne, England, poet (Atalanta in Calydon)

1838-02-06

Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], England, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)

1839-08-04

Walter Pater, London England, writer (Plato & Platoism)

1840-01-18

Austin Dobson, England, poet/critic/biographer

1840-03-26

George Smith, London England, Archaeologist and assyriologist (cuneiform (script))

1840-06-02

Thomas Hardy, England, poet/novelist (Far from the Madding Crowd)

1840-08-17

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer (Irish Land League)

1841-09-03

Tom Emmett, England cricketer (d. 1904)

1841-11-09

[Albert] Edward VII, king of England (1901-10)

1842-05-13

Arthur Seymour Sullivan, London England, composer (Gilbert & Sullivan)

1842-08-29

Alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler)

1842-11-23

James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (1st England Test captain)

1844-05-03

Richard D'Oyly Carte, England, opera impresario (Ivanhoe)

1844-07-28

Gerard Manley Hopkins, England, poet (Windhover)

1844-10-23

Robert S Bridges, England, poet laureate (Eros & Psyche)

1845-06-22

Richard John Seddon, Eccleston, England, the longest serving Prime Minister of New Zealand

1845-08-15

Walter Crane, England, painter/illustrator (Beauty & Beast)

1846-03-17

Kate Greenaway, England, artist/book illustrator (Under the Window)

1846-03-22

Randolph Caldecott, England, illustrator (Caldecott Medal namesake)

1847-02-10

A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)

1847-08-20

Andrew Greenwood, England cricketer (d. 1889)

1847-10-01

Annie Besant, [Wood], England, philosopher (Esoteric christianity)

1848-02-27

Charles Hubert H Parry, England, musicologist/composer (Jerusalem)

1848-07-18

William Gilbert Grace, Victorian England's greatest cricketer

1849-02-13

Lord Randolph Churchill, England, politician, Winston's father

1850-01-27

Samuel Gompers, London England, American labor union leader (American Federation of Labor)

1850-12-16

Fred Morley, cricketer (legendary Notts & England bowler 1880-83)

1851-02-03

Lord Harris, cricketer (4 Tests for England MCC big-wig)

1851-05-28

Dick Barlow, cricketer (immortal England all-rounder of 1880s)

1851-06-12

Oliver Joseph Lodge, England, early radio pioneer

1852-05-27

Billy Barnes, cricketer (England all-rounder 1880-90)

1853-01-30

Leland Hone, cricketer (England keeper 1879 without county experience)

1853-12-17

Herbert Beerbohm Tree, England, actor/theater manager (Trilby)

1854-08-26

Arnold Fothergill, England cricketer (d. 1932)

1854-09-28

Adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)

1855-11-19

Billy Bates, cricketer (England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883)

1856-02-14

Frank Harris, England, journalist/writer (My Life & Loves)

1856-02-15

Frank Harris, Galway England, writer

1856-04-11

Arthur Shrewsbury, cricketer (dominant England bat late 19th cent)

1856-06-22

Henry Rider Haggard, Norfolk, England, author (King Solomon's Mine, She, Dawn)

1856-07-07

George Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank & Alec, Test for England)

1856-12-18

J. J. Thomson, Manchester, England, physicist discovered electron (Nobel 1906)

1857-03-27

Karl Pearson, London England, mathematician

1857-05-13

Ronald Ross, England, pathologist (Nobel 1902)

1857-06-02

Edward William Elgar, Broadheath, England, composer (Pomp & Circumstance)

1857-07-28

Ballington Booth, Brighouse, England, Officer in The Salvation Army and co-founder of Volunteers of America

1857-11-30

Robert Abel, cricketer (The Guv'nor Surrey & England batsman)

1857-12-22

George [Robert] Gissing, England, novelist

1858-01-22

Beatrice Potter Webb, England, economist

1858-06-23

William Ernst Johnson, Cambridge England, mathematician

1858-07-15

Emmeline Pankhurst, England, found (Women's Social & Political Union)

1858-08-19

Edith Nesbit, England, children books author (Railway Children)

1858-12-04

Billy Gunn, cricketer (Notts & England batsman in 11 Tests 1886-99)

1859-03-13

Ivo Bligh, cricketer (Lord Darnley England capt v Australia 1882-83)

1859-03-26

A[lfred] E[dward] Housman, England, poet (Shropshire Lad)

1859-05-26

Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life)

1859-07-13

Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter

1859-10-20

G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England)

1859-12-22

Cecil [James] Sharp, London England, collector of English folk music and dance

1860-08-16

Lord Hawke, cricketer (England batsman 1890's, many official posts)

1860-08-20

Raymond Poincaré, England's King at Liverpool

1860-10-03

Annie EF Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre, Dublin)

1860-12-02

C T Studd, cricketer (brother of G B, five Tests for England)

1861-08-10

Almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist

1861-12-19

Constance [Clara] Garnett, Brighton England, Russian-English translator

1862-01-29

Frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)

1862-10-03

John Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century)

1862-11-04

Eden Phillpotts, England, novelist/poet/playwright (Red Madymaynes)

1863-07-21

C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

1864-02-14

Israel Zangwill, England, Jewish author/Zionist (Children of Ghetto)

1864-06-02

Ben Webster, London England, actor (Old Curiosity Shop)

1865-02-09

Mrs [Beatrice] Patrick Campbell, England, actress (Pygmalion)

1865-02-28

Wilfred Grenfell, England, medical missionary

1865-05-18

William Heinemann, England, publisher (Chemical Instrumental)

1865-06-02

George Lohmann, cricketer (England's great bowler late 19th cent)

1865-06-19

May Whitty, Liverpool England, actress (Mrs Miniver, Suspicion)

1865-07-18

Laurence Housman, England, author/playwright (Victoria Regina)

1865-10-19

Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1892, 18 & 3)

1865-11-01

Monty Bowden, cricketer (England Test capt v South Africa at 23)

1865-12-04

Edith Louisa Cavell, England, nurse (WW I)

1866-02-24

Arthur Pearson, Wookey Somerset England, newspaper proprietor

1866-06-20

Lord George ESMH Carnarvon, England, egyptologist (Tutanchamon)

1866-07-28

Beatrix Potter, England, children's author and illustrator ("The Tale of Peter Rabbit")

1866-11-28

Arthur Frederick Augustus "Dick" Lilley, cricket keeper (England)

1867-02-17

William Cadbury, England, chocolate manufacturer (Cadbury)

1867-03-15

Lionel Pigot Johnson, England, poet/critic (Ireland & Other Poems)

1867-04-13

Sammy Woods, cricket bowler (Aust & England Rugby wing-forward)

1867-07-02

Herbert Prior, England, actor (Caught Short, Slave of Desire)

1867-08-14

John Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)

1867-09-19

Arthur Rackham, England, artist/illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales)

1867-09-27

Rosa Lewis, society caterer/owner (Cavandish Hotel-England)

1868-03-25

Bill Lockwood, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1893-1902)

1868-04-10

George Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)

1868-06-30

C V France, Bradford England, actor (Skin Game, Adventure in Blackmail)

1869-05-02

Tyrone Power Sr, London England, actor (Alexanders Ragtime Band)

1869-08-09

Randle Ayrton, Chester England, actor (Manxman)

1869-10-14

Joseph Duveen, England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles)

1869-10-30

Lawrence Grant, Bournemouth England, actor (Bulldog Drummond)

1870-05-27

Lionel Palairet, cricketer (elegant England bat in the Golden Age)

1870-07-27

Joseph Hilaire Pierre Belloc, England, author (Path to Rome)

1870-08-11

Tom Richardson, legendary England cricket fast bowler (1893-98)

1870-08-18

Hugh Bromley-Davenport, England cricketer (d. 1954)

1870-09-02

Marie Ault, [Mary Cragg], Wigan England

1870-11-21

Stanley Jackson, cricketer (captain of England, governor of Bengal)

1871-03-29

Tom Hayward, cricketer (great England batsman of the Golden Age)

1871-04-06

Alexander, grandson of England's Queen Victoria

1872-02-24

John Jarvis, England, swimmer (won 108 titles)

1872-03-17

Billy Quaife, cricketer (England batsman 1899-1902)

1872-05-18

Bertrand Russell, England, mathematician/philosopher (Nobel 1950)

1872-05-31

William Heath Robinson, England, illustrator/cartoonist (Don Quixote)

1872-08-21

Aubrey Beardsley, England, artist (Salome)

1872-08-24

Max Beerbohm, England, caricaturist/writer/wit (Saturday Review)

1872-09-28

Lena Ashwell, England, actress/theatrical manager (Kingsway)

1872-09-28

Tom Terriss, London England, director (His Buddy's Wife, Sumuru)

1872-10-12

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Down Amp England, composer (Hugh the Drover)

1873-04-19

Sydney Barnes, cricketer (probably England's greatest bowler)

1873-05-08

Henry Leveson-Gower, cricketer (England capt 1909-10 later official)

1873-10-02

Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)

1873-11-22

Johnny Tyldesley, cricketer (brother of Ernest, 31 Tests for England)

1873-12-17

Ford Madox Ford, England, novelist/editor (Inheritors)

1874-01-16

Robert Service, England, Canadian poet (Cremation of Sam McGee)

1874-02-03

Franklyn Dyall, Liverpool England, actor (Easy Virtue)

1874-03-05

Henry Travers, England, actor (Bells of St Mary, High Sierra)

1874-03-26

Gerald du Maurier, London England, actor (Power, Escape, Masks & Faces)

1874-06-26

Albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14)

1874-09-21

Gustav Theodore Holst, Cheltenham, England, composer (Planets)

1875-01-01

N F Druce, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1897-98)

1875-01-23

Frank England, The Three Musketeers

1875-04-01

Edgar Wallace, England, novelist/playwright/journalist (Terror)

1875-07-17

Donald Francis Tovey, Eton England, musicologist/composer

1875-08-09

Albert William Ketelbey, Aston England, composer (Wonder Worker)

1875-10-18

Len Braund, cricketer (great England all-rounder in 23 Tests 1901-08)

1875-10-26

H[arry] B[yron] Warner, London England, actor (King of Kings)

1876-02-16

George Macauley Trevelyan, England, historian (Giuseppi Garibaldi)

1876-06-04

Robert Dower, cricketer (1 Test South Africa v England 1898, scored 0 & 9)

1876-07-19

John Gunn, Former England cricketer (d. 1963)

1876-11-07

Ted Arnold, cricketer (England all-rounder in 10 Tests 1903-05)

1877-01-04

Gibson Gowland, England, actor (Blind Husbands, Phantom of the Opera)

1877-02-07

Godfrey H Hardy, England, number theorist

1877-02-09

George Allan England, The Gift Supreme

1877-09-02

Frederick Soddy, Eastbourne, England, chemist, Nobel laureate, (d. 1956)

1877-09-11

James Jeans, England, physicist/mathematician/astronomer

1878-01-04

Alfred Edgar Coppard, England, writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories)

1878-01-22

Constance Collier, Windsor England, actress/writer (Kitty, Whirlpool)

1878-04-16

R E "Tip" Foster, cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903)

1878-04-22

Kitty Gordon, Folkestone England, entertainer

1878-06-01

John Masefield, England, 15th poet laureate (Salt-Water Ballads)

1878-10-18

James Truslow Adams, historian (Pul-1921, Founding of New England)

1879-01-01

Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)

1879-01-15

Ernest Thesiger, London England, actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Ghoul)

1879-02-05

Edward Rigby, England, actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent)

1879-04-26

Owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)

1879-04-29

Thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)

1879-08-21

Henry Ainley, Leeds England, actor (As You Like It)

1879-12-22

Ralph Hawtrey, Buckinghamshire England, economist (multiplier)

1879-12-27

Sydney Greenstreet, Sandwich England, actor (Maltese Falcon)

1880-01-01

Edie Martin, London England, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt)

1880-01-28

Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (England wicket-keeper before & after WW I)

1880-03-12

House Peters, England, silent film actor (Kansas Territory)

1881-09-12

Daniel Jones, England phoneticist (English pronouncing dictionary)

1881-09-20

Walter Kingsford, Redhill England, actor (My Favorite Blonde)

1881-10-26

Margaret Wycherly, London England, actress (Keeper of the Flame)

1881-11-04

Milton Rosmer, Southport England, director (Murder in the Red Barn)

1882-02-22

Eric Gill, England, sculptor/engraver/typographer (Perpetua)

1882-03-02

Wallis Clark, Essex England, actress (Postal Inspector)

1882-04-18

Leopold Stokowski, London England, conductor (Cincinnati Symphony)

1882-07-30

Holmes Herbert, Mansfield England, actor (The Kiss)

1882-08-22

Harry Makepeace, cricketer (4 Tests for England v Australia 1920-21)

1882-09-03

Johnny Douglas, England cricketer and boxer (d. 1930)

1882-10-24

Sybil Thorndike, England, actress (Saint Joan)

1882-12-16

John Berry Hobbs, England, 1st cricket played knighted (1953)

1882-12-28

Arthur Eddington, England, astrophysicist/cosmologist/mathematician

1883-01-24

Estelle Winwood, [Goodwin], England, actress (Miracle on 34th Street)

1883-02-18

Tom Walls, Kingsthorpe England, actor/producer (Undercover)

1883-04-11

Leonard Mudie, England, actor (Magnetic Monster, British Intelligence)

1883-06-05

John Maynard Keynes, Cambridge England, economist/math/journalist

1883-09-18

Lord Berners, [Gerald Tyrwhitt], England, composer (1st Childhood)

1883-11-08

Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, London England, composer (Farewell My Youth) (d. 1953)

1883-11-17

Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1913)

1883-11-25

Percy Marmont, London England, actor (Capt Apache)

1883-12-22

Arthur James Cook, England, union leader (coal miners)

1883-12-30

Mary Forbes, Hornsey England, actress (Terror by Night)

1884-02-23

Frank Cellier, Surbiton England, actor (Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade)

1884-02-29

Chester Barnett, The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England

1884-08-12

Frank Arthur Swinnerton, England, novelist (Summer Storm, Sanctuary)

1884-08-13

Harry Dean, England cricketer (d. 1957)

1885-02-08

Edith Evans, London England, actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield)

1885-08-07

Gordon Harker, London England, actor (Facts of Love, Champagne)

1885-08-16

Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)

1885-12-19

F S Flint, London England, translator/poet (imagist movement)

1885-12-24

Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (Yorkshire & England keeper, later Test ump)

1886-01-11

George Zucco, England, actor (Adv of Sherlock Holmes, Capt Fury)

1886-01-14

Hugh Lofting, England, writer & illustrator (Dr Dolittle)

1886-03-05

Paul Radmilovic, England, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1908)

1886-06-11

Lillian Fontaine, Reading England, actress (Suddenly it's Spring)

1886-06-18

George Mallory, England, mountain climber ("because it is there")

1886-06-28

Joe Cox, cricketer (South African pace bowler in 1913-14 series v England)

1886-08-27

Eric Coates, Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, viola player/composer

1886-12-01

Jack Crawford, cricketer (England all-rounder in 12 Tests 1905-08)

1886-12-10

Victor McLaglen, Tunbridge Wells, England, actor (Informer - Academy Award 1935)

1886-12-10

William Booth, cricketer (Yorks all-rounder, England before WW I)

1887-02-20

Hesketh Pearson, England, biographer/playwright (Writ for Libel)

1887-02-25

Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter)

1887-03-09

Phil Mead, cricketer (strong batsman for England pre- & post-WWI)

1887-05-27

Frank Woolley, cricketer (long-running England left-arm all-rounder)

1887-06-01

Clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger)

1887-08-05

Reginald Owen, Wheathampstead England, actor (Dr Watson-Sherlock Holmes)

1887-08-08

Esme Percy, London England, actor (Old Spanish Custom)

1887-08-08

Malcolm Keen, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Chris-Mama)

1887-10-06

George Brown, cricketer (legendary England batsman/keeper of 20's)

1887-10-07

A C "Jack" Russell, cricketer (prolific England batsman post-WW I)

1887-10-20

John Warburton, Huddersfield England, actor (Saratoga Trunk)

1887-11-09

Muriel Aked, Bingley England actress (Happiest Days of Your Life)

1887-11-11

Roland Young, London England

1887-11-23

Boris Karloff, [William H Pratt], Dulwich England, actor (Frankenstein)

1887-12-06

Lynn Fontanne, Woodford England, Bdwy actress (Dulcy, Arms & the Man)

1887-12-23

Eric Blore, London England, actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)

1888-01-04

Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)

1888-03-24

Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)

1888-05-14

Miles Mander, Wolverhampton England, actor (Tower of London)

1888-05-17

A P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England)

1888-08-22

Violet Farebrother, Grimsby England, actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue)

1888-09-28

Herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)

1888-10-03

Claud Allister, London England, actor (Bulldog Drummond)

1888-10-08

Clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money)

1888-11-10

Hugh Wakefield, Wanstead England, actress (Blithe Spirit)

1888-12-08

Paul Cavanagh, Chislehurst England, actor (Tarzan & his Mate)

1888-12-18

Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady)

1889-01-31

F R Foster, cricketer (330 runs & 45 wickets for England)

1889-02-05

Elias Henry "Patsy" Hendren, cricketer (prolific England bat of 20's)

1889-02-23

Cyril Delevanti, England, actor (Lucius-Jefferson Davis, Black Eye)

1889-04-08

Adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch)

1889-04-14

Arnold Toynbee, England, historian (Study of History)

1889-08-10

Irene Steer, England, 4 X 100m relay swimmers (Olympic-gold-1912)

1889-11-07

Lord Tennyson III, cricketer (England batsman & captain)

1889-11-24

Albert J Sylvester, England, ballroom dancer (Alex Moor Award-1977)

1890-02-25

Myra Hess, London England, concert pianist

1890-03-29

Harold Spencer Jones, London, English Astronomer and 10th astronomer royal of England whose work led to a more accurate determination of the distance between the Earth and the Sun

1890-06-16

Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], England, comedian (Laurel & Hardy)

1890-06-19

Barbara Everest, London England, actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest)

1890-09-24

Alan Herbert, England, journalist/writer (Punch, Helen)

1890-10-01

Stanley Holloway, London England, actor (Higgins-Our Man Higgins)

1890-10-14

Frank Conroy, Derby England, actor (Call of the Wild)

1890-12-10

George Merritt, London England, actor (I Monster, Q Planes)

1890-12-28

Frank Butler, Oxford England, actor/sreenwriter (Road to Bali, China)

1891-01-01

Frank Pettingell, Liverpool England, actor (Gaslight, Goose Steps Out)

1891-02-09

Ronald Colman, England, 1947 Acad Award actor (Tale of 2 Cities)

1891-02-11

J W Hearne, cricket leg-spinner (all-rounder for England in 24 Tests). Died 1965

1891-07-14

Henry Oscar, London England, actor (Saint in London)

1891-09-16

Isabel Jeans, London England, actress (Easy Virtue, Heavens Above)

1891-11-20

Reginald Denny Richmond England, actor (Rebecca, Cat Ballou, Batman)

1891-12-17

Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)

1892-03-09

David Garnett, England, novelist/editor (Lady into Fox)

1892-03-09

Vita Sackville-West, England, novelist, poet (The Land) and gardener

1892-04-24

Jack Hulbert, Ely England, actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack)

1892-05-11

Margaret Rutherford, England, actress (Murder Most Foul)

1892-06-16

Lupino Lane, London England, actress (Love Parade)

1892-06-28

Edward H Carr, England, historian (History of Soviet Russia)

1892-08-22

Percy Fender, cricketer (legendary Surrey & England all-rounder)

1892-10-18

Leo G Carroll, Weedon England, actor (Topper, Man From Uncle)

1892-12-07

Nora Nicholson, Leamington England, actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow)

1893-02-16

Ivor Armstrong Richards, England, literary critic [OS]

1893-02-19

Cedric Hardwicke, Stourbridge England, actor (Peter Pan, Richard III)

1893-03-18

Wilfred Owen, England, anti-war poet (Anthem for Doomed Youth)

1893-05-21

Arthur Carr, cricket captain (England v Australia 1926)

1893-05-26

Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)

1893-06-13

Dorothy Leigh Sayers, England, novelist (9 Taylors)

1893-06-16

William K. Howard, Fire Over England

1893-07-09

George Geary, cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34)

1893-07-11

Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)

1893-10-08

Orovida Camille Pissarro, Epping England, British painter and etcher

1894-01-22

Charles Morgan, England, writer (Fountain)

1894-04-23

Basil Sydney, England, actor (Hamlet, Jassy, Simba, Farmer's Wife)

1894-07-17

Mary Clare, London England, actress (Evil Mind, Young & Innocent)

1894-07-23

Arthur Treacher, Brighton England, announcer (Merv Griffin Show)

1894-11-11

Winifred Kingston, England, silent screen actress (David Garrick)

1894-12-23

Arthur Gilligan, cricketer (England captain in 1920's)

1895-02-23

Richard Goolden, London England, actor (School for Husbands)

1895-04-04

Charlie Hallows, cricket batsman (Lancs played for England 1921-28)

1895-05-30

Maurice Tate, cricketer (great England pace bowler of 20's)

1895-07-18

Marie Ney, London England, actress (Brief Ecstasy, Simba, Witchcraft)

1895-07-24

Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

1895-07-26

Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

1895-09-26

Fay Holden, Birmingham England, actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films)

1896-01-07

Arnold Ridley, Bath England, actor/dramatist (The Ghost Train)

1896-01-11

Eva Le Gallienne, London England, actress/director (Resurrection)

1896-05-18

Walter Fitzgerald, Keyhan Devonport England

1896-05-19

Michael Balcon, Birmingham England, producer/father of Jill Balcon

1896-06-29

Irene Browne, England, actress (All at Sea, Peg O' My Heart)

1896-08-18

Alan Mowbray, London England, actor (Dante, Colonel Flack)

1896-10-15

Melville Cooper, Birmingham England, TV panelist (I Got a Secret)

1896-10-24

Jack Warner, [Waters], London England, actor (Christmas Carol)

1896-12-31

Ronald Adam, Herefordshire England, actor (Phantom Shot)

1897-05-07

Kitty McKane, England, tennis (Oly-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-1920, 24)

1897-05-10

Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1923)

1897-05-18

Jack Raine, London England, actor (Quartet)

1897-06-25

Basil Radford, Chester England, actor (Whiskey Galore, Night Train)

1897-09-03

Cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities)

1897-11-02

Dennis King, Coventry England, comedian (Devil's Brother)

1897-11-16

Halliwell Hobbes, Stratford-on-Avon England, actor (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde)

1897-12-09

Hermione Gingold, London England, actress (Gigi, Music Man)

1898-01-09

Gracie Fields, [Stansfield], England, music hall/vaudeville performer

1898-02-12

Wallace Ford, [Samuel Jones Grundy], Batton England, actor (Deputy)

1898-06-18

Carleton Percy Hobbs, Farnborough England

1898-07-30

Henry Moore, England, sculptor (Vertebrae)

1898-08-24

Malcolm Cowley, Belsano Penn, author (Flowering of New England)

1898-08-25

Arthur Wood, England cricketer (d. 1973)

1898-10-18

George Cuzon, Amersham England, actor (Hooded Terror)

1898-12-22

Lionel Charles Robbins, Middlesex England, economist

1899-04-04

William Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23)

1899-07-01

Charles Laughton, England, actor (Mutiny on Bounty, Spartacus)

1899-07-30

Gerald Moore, England, pianist (Am I Too Loud)

1899-08-07

Ricci Riano, England

1899-12-04

Charles William (Charlie) Spencer Newcastle and England football player (d. 1953)

1899-12-15

Frank Vosper, London England, actor (Man Who Knew Too Much)

1899-12-16

Noel Coward, England, playwright (In Which We Serve-1942 Acad Award)

1900-01-30

Sandy Powell, Rotherham England, costume designer (Rob Roy)

1900-02-12

Fred Emney, London England, actor (Let the People Sing, Lilac Domino)

1900-03-03

Edna Best, Hove England, actress (Key, Calendar, Escape, Intermezzo)

1900-04-07

Tebbs Lloyd Johnson, England, 50K walker (Olympic-bronze-1952)

1900-05-07

Ralph Truman, London England, actor (Web of Evidence)

1900-07-20

Maurice Leyland, prolific cricket left-handed batsman (England)

1900-08-03

Ernie Pyle, England, correspondent during WW II

1900-08-31

Roland Culver, London England, actor (Thunderball, Encore)

1900-09-07

"Janet" Taylor Caldwell, England, novelist (Melissa)

1900-10-23

Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)

1900-12-03

Lester Matthews, Nottingham England, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu)

1900-12-25

W L "Tich" Cornford, cricketer (Sussex keeper played for England 1930)

1901-01-02

Rex O'Malley, London England, actor (Camille, Zara, Midnight)

1901-01-06

Patrick Aherne, England, actor (Bwana Devil, Botany Bay, Q Planes)

1901-02-15

Christmas Humphreys, England, lawyer/writer/Buddhist (Awakening of Zen)

1901-02-18

Reginald Sheffield, London England, actor (Second Chance)

1901-03-15

J Pat O'Malley, England, actor (Touch of Grace, Gunn, Star!)

1901-05-02

Bob Wyatt, cricketer (England batsman 1927-37)

1901-05-09

George Duckworth, cricket wicket-keeper (England late 20's early 30's)

1901-05-23

Edmund Rubbra, Northampton England, composer (Morning Watch) [or 3/23]

1901-06-03

Maurice Evans, Dorchester England, actor (Maurice-Bewitched)

1901-07-13

Eric Portman, Yorkshire England, actor (Naked Edge, Canterbury Tale), (d. 1969)

1901-08-14

James Pitman, Bath England, educator/publisher/phonetic speller

1901-10-13

Edward Chapman, Harrogate England, actor (Promoter, Rembrandt)

1901-11-05

Eddie Paynter, cricketer (England batting hero in Bodyline series)

1901-11-17

Joyce Wethered, Surrey England, golfer (4 time British Amateur champ)

1901-12-21

Robin Irvine, London England, actor (Easy Virtue)

1901-12-27

Irene Handl, London England, actress (Riding High, Morgan)

1902-01-30

Nikolaus Pevsner, Engl, art historian (The Buildings of England)

1902-03-28

Flora Robson, South Shields England, actress (Dominique is Dead)

1902-03-29

William Walton, England, composer (Troilus & Cressida, Wise Virgins)

1902-04-01

L P Jai, cricketer (one Test India v England 1934, scored 19 & 0)

1902-04-08

Arthur Wellard, cricketer (big hitting Somerset & England batsman)

1902-04-20

Donald Wolfit, England, actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, Accursed)

1902-05-02

Brian Aherne, Worcestershire England, actor (Juarez)

1902-07-24

Nora Swinburne, England, actress (Quo Vardis, Dinner at Ritz, River)

1902-07-31

G O "Gubby" Allen, cricketer (in Sydney England non-bodyline quickie)

1902-08-16

Georgette Heyer, England, novelist (Friday's Child)

1902-09-04

Lorna Johnstone, England, equestrian dressage (Olympic-13th-1968)

1902-09-04

Thomas Mitchell, England cricketer (d. 1996)

1902-12-09

Richard A Butler, England, Dutch min of Finance/Foreign affairs

1903-01-06

Francis L Sullivan, London England, actor (Missing Rembrandt)

1903-01-07

Alan Napier, Birmingham England, actor (Alfred-Batman)

1903-02-27

Reginald Gardiner, Wimbledon England, actor (Great Dictator)

1903-04-15

John Williams, England, actor (Niles-Family Affair, Dial M for Murder)

1903-05-12

Wilfrid Hyde-White, England, actor (My Fair Lady, Peyton Place)

1903-07-01

Beatrix Lehmann, England, actress (Candles at Nine, Staircase)

1903-10-01

George Coulouris, Manchester England, actor (Runaway Bus)

1903-11-27

Mona Washbourne, England, actress (Stevie, Billie Liar, Driver's Seat)

1903-12-19

Cyril Dean Darlington, England, biologist (hereditary mechanisms)

1904-01-13

Richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew)

1904-01-14

Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer

1904-01-18

Cary Grant, England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest)

1904-02-20

Bramwell Fletcher, Yorkshire England, actor (White Cargo, Mummy)

1904-03-16

Clive Morton, London England, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker)

1904-04-14

John Gielgud, London England, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man)

1904-04-27

Cecil Day-Lewis, England, poet laureate/detective (Nicholas Blake)

1904-05-06

Catherine Lacey, London England, actress (Sorcerors)

1904-05-19

Anthony Bushell, Kent England, actor (Journey's End)

1904-07-04

Angela Baddeley, London England, actress (Ghost Train, Tom Jones)

1904-07-06

Robert Whitney, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, conductor (Sospiro do Roma)

1904-09-30

Frank Lawton, London England, actor (Devil Doll, Invisible Ray)

1904-10-02

[Henry] Graham Greene, England, prolific novelist (Brighton Rock)

1904-10-13

Wilfred Pickles, Halifax England, actor (Billy Liar, Gay Dog)

1904-10-20

Anna Neagle, London England, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)

1904-11-14

Harold Larwood, cricketer (England bodyline bowler)

1905-01-11

John Henry Jacques, Northumberland, England, co-operative retailer

1905-03-18

Robert Donat, England, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Citadel)

1905-05-18

Hedley Verity, cricketer (terrific slow lefty for England pre-WW II)

1905-05-29

Sebastian Shaw, Holt England, actor (Return of Jedi, Chimera)

1905-06-01

Robert Newton, England, actor (Henry V, Around the World in 80 Days)

1905-06-13

Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji, cricketer (England 1929-31)

1905-07-19

Boyd Neel, Blackheath, Kent England, conductor (Story of an Orch)

1905-08-09

Leo Genn, London England, actor (Affair in Monte Carlo)

1905-08-23

Leonard Constant Lambert, London England, composer (King Pest)

1905-08-28

Cyril Walters, cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's)

1905-09-30

Ralph Forbes, London England, actor (Romeo & Juliet, Daniel Boone)

1905-10-15

Charles P Snow, England, novelist/scientist (Death Under Sail)

1905-12-03

Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding bat)

1905-12-21

Anthony Powell, England, novelist (Infants of Spring)

1905-12-31

Jule Styne, England, songwriter/composer (1954 Acad Award, 1968 Tony)

1906-01-12

Henny Youngman, England, comedian (Take my wife please...)

1906-02-26

Madeleine Carroll, England, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent)

1906-03-03

Donald Novis, Hastings England, actor (Monte Carlo)

1906-03-16

Henny Youngman, London England, comedian (Take my wife please)

1906-03-29

E Power Biggs, Westcliff-on-Sea England, organist/composer (CBS)

1906-04-10

Kathleen Major, principal (St Hilda's College, England)

1906-05-04

Esmond Knight, East Sheen England, actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder)

1906-05-29

Terence Hanbury White, Bombay India, novelist (England Have My Bones)

1906-06-03

Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)

1906-06-03

Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)

1906-06-22

Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic-bronze-1936)

1906-06-27

Catherine Cookson, England, novelist (Bannaman Legacy)

1906-08-18

Andre Van Gyseghem, England, actor (Search for the Nile)

1906-08-25

Jim Smith, England cricketer (d. 1979)

1906-08-28

John Betjeman, poet laureate of England (Mt Zion)

1906-09-11

Roye England, modeller/museum curator

1906-09-21

Derrick De Marney, London England, actor (Inheritance)

1906-10-14

Benita Hume, London England, actress (Vicky-Halls of Ivy)

1906-11-13

Hermione Baddeley, England, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude, Good Life)

1906-12-02

John Bentley, England, actor (Hammer the Tuff)

1906-9-25

Jaroslav Jezek, I Served the King of England

1907-01-19

Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)

1907-03-11

Jessie Matthews, London England, actress (Gangway, First a Girl)

1907-04-14

Phyllis Konstam, London England, actress (Murder, Skin Game)

1907-04-19

Alan Wheatley, England, actor (Adventure of Robin Hood)

1907-05-18

Clifford Curzon, London England, pianist (MacFarren Gold Medal)

1907-05-22

Laurence Olivier, England, actor (Rebecca, Hamlet, Jazz Singer)

1907-06-01

Frank A Whittle, England inventor (jet engine)

1907-07-10

John Moore, The Heart of England

1907-09-26

Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)

1907-09-29

Michael Shepley, Plymouth England, actor (Dick & the Duchess)

1907-10-01

Barbara Morrison, Weston-Super-Mare England, actress (Project Moonbase)

1907-12-10

Rumer Godden, England, author (Thursday's Children)

1907-12-14

Guy Middleton, Hove England, actor (Gentlemen Marrie Brunettes)

1907-12-18

Christopher Fry, Bristol England, playwright (Ring Around the Moon)

1907-12-22

Peggy Ashcroft, Croydon England, actress (Dear Brutus, Happy Days)

1908-01-08

William Hartnell, London England, actor (Agitator, Jackpot)

1908-01-20

Ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31)

1908-01-25

W H V "Hopper" Levett, cricket keeper (England in 1 Test in Calcutta)

1908-02-22

John Mills, England, actor (Big Sleep, King Rat, War & Peace)

1908-02-29

Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)

1908-03-05

Sir Rex Harrison, Huyton England, actor (My Fair Lady, Dr Doolittle)

1908-03-20

Michael Redgrave, Bristol England, actor (Browning Version, Lady Vanishes)

1908-03-25

David Lean, Croydon England, director (Dr Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter)

1908-04-16

Reg Groves, Architects of England

1908-05-26

Robert Morley, England, actor (High Road to China, African Queen)

1908-05-28

Ian Lancaster Fleming, London, England, author (James Bond)

1908-08-21

David Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse)

1908-08-23

Ben Barnett, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (1938 England tour)

1908-10-07

Richard Caldicot, London England, actor (Horse's Mouth)

1908-11-02

Reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love)

1908-11-20

Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre)

1908-12-14

Laurence Naismith, Surrey England, actor (Judge Fulton-Persuaders)

1908-12-18

Celia Johnson, England, actress (Happy Breed, Brief encounter)

1909-01-24

Ann Todd, Hartford England, actress (Paradine Case, 7th Veil)

1909-01-30

Richard Hearne, Norwich England, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower)

1909-02-09

Heather Angel, Oxford England, actress (Informer, Last of Mohicans)

1909-02-25

Geoffrey Dummer, electronics engineer, first to build integrated circuit / microchip, Hull England (d.2002)

1909-02-28

Stephen Harold Spender, England, poet/critic (Vienna, Edge of Darkness)

1909-03-01

Terence De Marney, England, actor (Case Thomas-Johnny Ringo)

1909-04-05

Gerald Bond, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1938, 0 & 0-16)

1909-05-15

James Mason, England, actor (Lolita, Bloodline, Boys From Brazil)

1909-06-06

M J Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34)

1909-07-17

Hardy Amies, London England, royal dressmaker (Queen Elizabeth II)

1909-07-30

Cyril Northcote Parkinson, England, historian (Pursuit of Progress)

1909-08-08

Bill Voce, cricketer (England left-arm bodyline bowler)

1909-08-20

Andre Morell, London England, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles)

1909-08-23

Syd Buller, England First Class Cricketer and English test umpire (d. 1970)

1909-08-25

Michael Rennie, England, actor (Robe, Klatuu-Day the Earth Stood Still)

1909-09-11

Anne Seymour, England, actress (Gemini Affair, Empire, Tim Conway Show)

1909-11-09

Robert Douglas, [Finlayson], Bletchley England, actor (Adv of Don Juan)

1909-12-18

Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)

1909-12-23

Maurice Denham, Beckenham England, actor (Mr Love, Damn the Defiant)

1910-02-10

Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (NZ opening batsman v England 1933)

1910-02-22

Nicholas Monsarrat, Liverpool England, novelist

1910-03-16

Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England & India)

1910-03-22

Nicholas Monsarret, England, writer (Cruel Sea)

1910-06-15

David Rose, London England, orchestra leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper)

1910-06-22

Peter Pears, Farnham England, tenor (Death in Venice)

1910-08-11

Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)

1910-10-22

Tamara Desni, Fire Over England

1910-10-29

Alfred J Ayer, England, Neopositivist philosopher/logician

1910-12-13

Charles Alfred Coulson, Dudley England, British Chemist (theoretical)

1910-12-22

Richard Ainley, Middlesex England, actor (I Dood It, Above Suspicion)

1910-12-24

Betty Ann Davies, London England, actress (Tough Guy)

1911-04-05

Goddard Lieberson, Hanley Staffordshire England, recording exec

1911-04-12

Geoff Chubb, cricketer (S Afr pace bowler v England 1951-52 aged 40)

1911-05-23

Betty Nuthall, Surbiton England, tennis player (1930 U.S. Open champion)

1911-07-03

Joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England)

1911-07-07

Peggy Gick, The Day They Robbed the Bank of England

1911-07-08

Ken Farnes, cricket bowler (fast England in pre-WW II years)

1911-07-10

Terry-Thomas, England, actor (It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World)

1911-08-06

Norman Gordon, S Afri cricket pace bowler (against England 1938-39)

1911-08-20

Ronald Udell, England, production designer (Pinewood Studios)

1911-09-19

William Golding, Cornwall England, novelist (Lord of the Flies-Nobel 1983), (d. 1993)

1911-10-03

Michael Hordern, Hertfordshire England, actor (Friar Domingo-Shogun)

1911-11-10

Harry Andrews, Kent England, actor (Equus, Man of La Mancha)

1912-01-03

Robert Flemyng, Liverpool England, actor (Windom's Way, Young Winston)

1912-01-24

Ken Weekes, cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval)

1912-02-12

Ernest Clark, London England, actor (Doctor in the House)

1912-02-25

Richard Wattis, England, actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl)

1912-04-05

John Le Mesurier, Bedford England, actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army)

1912-04-22

Kathleen Mary Ferrier, England, contralto (Orfeo Ed Evridice)

1912-05-23

David Barran, CEO (Midland Bank, England)

1912-06-05

Eric Hollies, cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman)

1912-06-16

Enoch Powell, England, MP (C)/racist/Greek professor

1912-06-23

Maurice Dallimore, England, actor (Collector, Lad: A Dog)

1912-07-23

Michael Wilding, England, actor (Courtney Affair, World of Suzie Wong)

1912-08-15

Wendy Hiller, England, actress (Major Barbara, David Copperfield)

1912-09-06

Stephen Murray, Partney England, actor (Alice in Wonderland)

1912-10-14

Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)

1912-10-14

Jack Young, cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2)

1912-10-27

Howard Clewes, The Day They Robbed the Bank of England

1913-01-07

Francis De Wolff, England, actor (From Russia With Love)

1913-01-30

Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935, 1, 0-12)

1913-03-12

Harold Butler, cricketer (England pace bowler late 40's)

1913-03-19

William Chatterton, cricketer (48 in only Test for England 1892)

1913-04-21

Norman Parkinson, England, fashion photographer, Harper's Bazaar)

1913-05-02

Nigel Patrick, London England, actor/director (Sapphire, Prize of Gold)

1913-05-24

Audrey Brown, England, 4 X 100m runner (Olympic-silver-1936)

1913-05-26

Peter Cushing, England, actor (Dracula, Star Wars, Dr Who)

1913-05-27

Arthur Mervyn Stockwood, bishop (Southwark England)

1913-08-11

Angus Wilson, England, writer (Mulberry Bush-1955)

1913-08-31

Sir Bernard Lovell, Bristol England, radio astronomer, founded Jodrell Bank Observatory, (d. 2012)

1913-09-07

Anthony Quayle, England, actor (Anne of 1000 Days, Lawrence of Arabia)

1913-11-22

Benjamin Britten, Lowestoft Suffolk England, composer (Beggar's Opera)

1914-01-09

Derek Allhusen, England, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1968)

1914-02-04

Ida Lupino, London England, actress (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes)

1914-04-02

Alec Guinness, London England, British actor (Bridge on River Kwai)

1914-04-03

Katherine Stammers Menzies, England, doubles tennis player (Wimb 1935)

1914-04-08

John Cameron, cricketer (brother of Jimmy WI v-capt 1939 England tour)

1914-04-23

Andrew Martin, Lord-Lt (Lechestershire England)

1914-05-02

Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for South Africa v England 1947)

1914-06-16

Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)

1914-08-21

Doug Wright, cricketer (England's leg-spinning genius of 30's & 40's)

1914-09-05

Stuart Freeborn, London, England, motion picture make-up artist (Star Wars: Yoda, Jabba the Hut), (d. 2013)

1914-09-20

Kenneth More, England, actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House)

1914-10-01

Michael Goodliffe, Cheshire England, actor (5th Day of Peace)

1914-10-19

Harold Gimblett, cricketer (legendary Somerset & England batsman)

1914-12-06

Cyril Washbrook, cricketer (stalwart Lancs & England opener)

1914-12-07

Winston Place, cricketer (England opener in West Indies 1948)

1915-01-06

Alan Watts, Kent England, writer (Book on the Taboo)

1915-01-30

John D Profumo, England, politician (C)

1915-02-20

Philip Friend, Horsham England, actor (Vulture, Fur Collar)

1915-02-21

Godfrey Brown, England, 4 X 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1936)

1915-02-28

Peter Medawar, England, zoologist, immunologist (Nobel 1953)

1915-06-23

Dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess)

1915-08-26

Humphrey Searle, England, writer (20th Century counterpoint)

1915-09-22

Arthur Lowe, Hayfield England, actor (Captain Mainwaring-Dad's Army)

1915-10-29

Dennis Brookes, cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 & 7)

1915-11-01

Michael Denison, York England, actor (Importance of Being Ernest)

1916-01-18

Alec Coxon, cricketer (England pace bowler in one Test, 2-90 & 1-82)

1916-02-17

Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(d. 1940)

1916-03-26

Bill Edrich, cricketer (Middlesex & England bat, Compton's mate)

1916-06-23

Len Hutton, cricketer (England opener, 364 v Australia The Oval 1938)

1916-07-31

Sydney Tafler, London England, actor (Too Many Crooks)

1916-08-18

Moura Lympany, Saltash England, pianist (OBE-1979)

1916-08-22

John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

1916-09-14

Eric Bentley, England, critic/writer (In Search of Theater)

1916-09-29

Trevor Howard, England, actor (Mutiny on Bounty, Ryan's Daughter)

1916-11-05

Len Wilkinson, cricketer (England leg-spinner just before WW II)

1916-11-30

Michael Gwynn, Bath England, actor (Village of Damned, Question 7)

1916-12-02

John Bentley, Warwickshire England, actor (Chair)

1916-12-15

Maurice Wilkins, England, physicist, worked with DNA (Nobel 1962)

1917-02-07

Dick Emery, London England, actor (Yellow Submarine, Loot, Baby Love)

1917-02-22

Jack Robertson, cricketer (superb England batsman only played 11 Tests)

1917-03-06

Roy Scott, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1947, 18, 1-74)

1917-03-13

Tessie O'Shea, England, actress (Entertainers)

1917-03-26

Jean Graham Hall, circuit court judge (England)

1917-07-08

Pamela Brown, London England, actress (Cleopatra, Beckett)

1917-07-26

Richard Desborough Burnell, England, double sculls (Olympic-gold-1948)

1917-09-28

Michael [George] Somes, England, dancer (Royal Ballet)

1917-10-20

Ken Cranston, cricketer (England all-rounder captained once in 1948)

1917-11-02

Durward Knowles, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968-Bahamas)

1917-12-16

Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Minehead England, science fiction author (2001, 2010, Childhood's End)

1917-12-22

Andrew Fielding Huxley, London England, physiologist (Nobel 1963), (d. 2012)

1918-01-07

Colin Snedden, cricketer (Test NZ v England 1947, 0-46, did not bat)

1918-01-27

Skitch Henderson, Birmingham England, orchestra leader (Tonight Show)

1918-02-04

Norman Wisdom, London England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)

1918-02-10

Gordon Pirie, England, Group Captain

1918-02-28

Alfred Burke, London England, actor (Backfire)

1918-04-07

Ronald Howard, Norwood England, actor (Naked Edge, Africa-Texas Style)

1918-05-06

Sydney Chatton, England

1918-05-14

Arthur McIntyre, cricket wicket-keeper (England 3 times early 50's)

1918-05-23

Denis Compton, cricketer (England batsman 1938-56 & Arsenal forward)

1918-07-04

Alec Bedser, cricketer (mighty post-war England medium-pacer)

1918-07-04

Eric Bedser, cricketer (bro of Alec, Surrey bowler but not England)

1918-07-18

Pamela Brown, England, actress (Alice in Wonderland, Dracula)

1918-08-13

Frederick Sanger, England, biochemist (Nobel 1958, 1980)

1918-08-25

Richard Greene, Plymouth England, composer/actor (Adv of Robin Hood)

1918-11-06

Ronnie Brody, England, actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse, Ritz)

1919-03-15

John Gregson, Liverpool England, actor (Gideon CID, Shirley's World)

1919-04-04

Antony Tudor, England, choreographer (Metropolitan Opera 1957)

1919-05-18

Margot Fonteyn, Surrey England, prima ballerina (Giselle)

1919-06-20

Bruce Gordon, London England, actor (Frank Nitti-Untouchables)

1919-07-19

Patricia Medina, Liverpool England, actress (High-Low), (d. 2012)

1919-10-05

Donald Pleasence, Worksop England, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Halloween)

1919-10-05

Robin Bailey, Hucknall England, actor (See No Evil, Screamtime)

1919-11-19

Alan Young, England, actor (Time Machine, Wilbur Post-Mr Ed)

1919-12-30

Dick Spooner, England, cricket wicketkeeper (Godfrey Evans' shadow)

1920-02-19

George Rose, Bicester England, actor (Beacon Hill, Holocaust)

1920-02-27

Reg Simpson, cricketer (prolific England opener 1948-55), (d. 2013)

1920-03-06

Lewis Gilbert, London England, director/actor (You Only Live Twice)

1920-03-07

Willie Watson, cricketer (England batsman & soccer international)

1920-03-11

D J Enright, England, poet/novelist (Some Men are Brothers)

1920-03-16

John Addison, Surrey England, composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award)

1920-03-18

Eric Halsall, In Search of a Champion - Heat 1: England West

1920-04-05

Arthur Hailey, Luton England, novelist (Hotel, Airport)

1920-05-06

John Henderson, Lord-Lieutenant (Berkshire England)

1920-06-12

Peter Jones, England, actor (From a Bird's Eye View)

1920-06-18

Ian Carmichael, Hull England, actor (Lucky Jim, I'm Alright Jack)

1920-08-29

Susan Damante Shaw, London England, actress (Wilderness Family)

1920-09-09

Michael Aldridge, Glastonbury England, actor (Murder in Cathedral)

1920-11-28

Cecilia Colledge, England, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1936)

1920-12-30

Michael Allinson, London England (George Washington)

1921-02-05

John M Pritchard, London England, conductor

1921-03-13

Cyril Poole, cricketer (England batsman against India 1951-52)

1921-03-28

Dirk Bogarde (born Derek van den Bogaerde) London England, actor (Death in Venice, Servant)

1921-04-05

Les Jackson, cricket bowler (England twice, 1949 & 1961)

1921-04-08

Alfie Bass, London England, actor (Moonraker, Are You Being Served)

1921-04-19

Glyn England, CEO (CEGB, Windcluster Ltd)

1921-05-17

Dennis Brain, London England, french-hornist (Serenade)

1921-05-29

George Terry, chief constable (Sussex England)

1921-06-05

Lancelot Pierre, cricketer (1 Test WI v England 1948, 0-28)

1921-06-16

Lord Perry of Walton, SDP/vice chancellor (Open University England)

1921-06-21

Jean Kent, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake), (d. 2013)

1921-08-23

Sam Cook, cricketer (England slow left-armer in only Test)

1921-09-24

Leonard Lopes-Salzedo, London England, British composer

1921-10-02

Robert Runcie, [Kennedy], Liverpool England, Archbishop of Canterbury

1921-10-21

Malcolm Arnold, Northampton England, composer (Bridge over River Kwai)

1921-12-08

Terence Morgan, London England, actor (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)

1922-01-03

Bill Travers, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, actor (Born Free, Gorgo)

1922-01-11

Kathleen Byron, London England, actress (Abdication, Profile, 4 Days)

1922-01-19

Ken Hughes, Liverpool England, director (Casino Royale)

1922-01-21

Paul Scofield, Hurst England, actor (Man for All Seasons, Train)

1922-01-26

Michael Bentine, England, author/comedian (Reluctant Jester)

1922-02-06

Patrick MacNee, London England, actor (Jonathan Steed-Avengers)

1922-02-07

Hattie Jacques, Kent England, actress (Carry on films) (d. 1980)

1922-02-09

James C "Jim" Laker, Bradford England, cricket off spinner

1922-02-26

Margaret Leighton, Birmingham England, actress (Astonished Heart)

1922-04-21

Allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s)

1922-06-21

Jim McConnon, cricketer (England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954)

1922-08-09

Philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)

1922-08-17

Roy Tattersall, cricketer (brilliant England off-spinner early 50's)

1923-01-08

Johnny Wardle, cricketer (Yorkshire & England left-arm bowler of 50's)

1923-03-04

Patrick Moore, England, astronomer/writer (A-Z of Astronomy), (d. 2012)

1923-04-30

Alan Wharton, cricketer (England batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13)

1923-06-03

Michael Jaffe, director (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge England)

1923-06-14

Donald Smith, cricketer (uneventful England opening batsman 1957)

1923-08-06

Jack Parnell, London England, orchestra leader (Englebert Humperdick Show)

1923-08-10

Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)

1923-09-07

Peter Lawford, London England, actor (Mrs Miniver, Thin Man)

1923-09-11

Alan Badel, Manchester England, actor (Shogun)

1923-10-09

Donald Sinden, England, actor (Doctor at Large, Mogambo, Simba)

1923-11-15

Peter Hammond, London England, actor (Buccaneers)

1923-12-03

Trevor Bailey, England, cricket all-rounder (batted & ran)

1924-01-08

Ron Moody, London England, actor (12 Chairs, Wrong is Right)

1924-01-21

Benny Hill, Southampton England, comedian (Benny Hill Show)

1924-02-07

Dora Bryan, [Broadhurst], Southport England, actress (Taste of Honey)

1924-03-28

Freddie Bartholomew, England, actor (Anna Karenina, David Copperfield)

1924-04-15

Neville Marriner, Lincoln England, conductor (Minn Orch 1978)

1924-05-15

Don Kenyon, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1951-55)

1924-06-08

Ian Colquhoun, cricket wicket keeper (NZ vs England 1954-55)

1924-06-09

Tony Britton, Birmingham England, actor (Day of Jackal, Girl in my Soup)

1924-06-27

Bob Appleyard, cricketer (superb England off-spinner, brief career)

1924-08-12

Derek Shackleton, England cricket pace bowler (50's)

1924-09-24

Sheila MacRae, London England, actress (Jackie Gleason Show), (d. 2014)

1924-10-10

James Clavell, England, author (Tai Pan, Shogun) [or 1920, 22, 26)

1924-12-19

Edmund Purdom, England, actor (Asissi Underground, Pieces)

1925-02-16

John Schlesinger, London England, director (Midnight Cowboy, Darling)

1925-03-03

Richard Vernon, England, actor (Servant, Gandhi, Hard Days Night)

1925-03-14

John Barrington Wain, England, novelist/poet (Hurry on Down)

1925-04-12

Johnny Jordan, England, cameraman (You Only Live Twice) [or Feb 7]

1925-04-17

John Yates, bishop (Lambeth England)

1925-04-22

George Cole, London England, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers)

1925-05-12

Tony Hancock, Birmingham England, actor (Rebel, Wrong Box)

1925-05-26

Alec McCowen, Tunbridge Wells England, actor (Never Say Never Again)

1925-07-07

Yvonne Mitchell, London England, writer (Johnny Nobody, Genghis Khan)

1925-07-18

George Doggart, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950)/MCC pres

1925-09-02

Ronnie Stevens, London England, actor (Rodney-Dick & Duchess)

1925-09-08

Peter Sellers, England, actor and goon (Kato, Bobo, Pink Panther), (d. 1980)

1925-10-12

Bill Parkhouse, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59)

1925-10-13

Margaret Thatcher, Grantham England, (Tory) British PM (1979-90)

1925-10-16

Angela Lansbury, London England, actress (Jessica-Murder She Wrote)

1925-10-19

Bernard Hepton, Bradford England, actor (6 Wives of Henry VIII)

1925-11-27

Ernie Wise, England, comedian (Morecambe & Wise)

1926-01-29

Bob Berry, cricketer (England slow lefty 1950)

1926-03-11

Patricia Tindaole, England, architect

1926-03-31

John Fowles, England, novelist (Collector, French Leiutenent's Woman)

1926-04-09

Graham Hills, principal (Strathclyde University, England)

1926-04-18

Doug Insole, cricketer (England batsman of the 50's, nine Tests)

1926-05-09

Alistair MacFarlane, principal (Heriot-Watt University England)

1926-07-09

Mathilde Krim, Elizabeth Taylor: England's Other Elizabeth

1926-07-11

Patrick Wymark, Cleethorpes England, actor (Skull, Tomb of Ligeia)

1926-07-18

Jane Hylton, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Lancelot, Daybreak)

1926-07-21

Bill Pertwee, Amersham, England, actor (Dad's Army), (d. 2013)

1926-08-06

Frank Finlay, Farnworth Lancashire England, actor (Robbery, Lifeforce)

1926-09-17

Donald Acheson, England's chief medical officer

1926-10-11

John Dewes, cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's)

1926-10-21

Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)

1926-12-28

Donald Carr, cricketer (England player in 50's, later MCC honcho)

1927-03-26

Jonathan Tod, Vice-Admiral (England)

1927-04-29

Dorothy Manley, England, 100m sprint (Olympic-silver-1948)

1927-05-06

Michael Frederick, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1954, scored 0 & 30)

1927-05-21

Kay Kendall, Yorkshire England, actress (Genevieve, Les Girls)

1927-06-08

David Hobman, director (Age Concern England)

1927-06-16

Robert Matthews, master (Clare College Cambridge England)

1927-06-27

Peter Bayliss, Thames England, actor (From Russia With Love)

1927-07-03

Ken Russell, England, director (Tommy, Altered States, Gothic)

1927-07-10

Don Revie, English soccer manager (Leeds and England)

1927-07-16

John Warr, England, cricket bowler (avg 281)/president (MCC)

1927-08-09

Robert Shaw, England, actor (Deep, Jaws, Sting, Black Sunday)

1927-08-11

Raymond Leppard, London England, conductor (St Louis Symphony Orch)

1927-08-15

Eddie Leadbeater, cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109)

1927-09-25

Sir Colin Davis, Weybridge England, conductor (NY Met 1967-71)

1927-10-14

Roger Moore, London England, actor (Alaskans, Maverick, Saint)

1927-10-16

Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)

1927-10-28

Cleo Laine, Middlesex England, actress/singer (Flesh to a Tiger)

1927-12-26

Denis Quilley, London England, actor (Masada)

1928-02-16

Desmond Cory, England Made Me

1928-02-22

Bruce Forsyth, London England, comedian/TV host (Generation Game)

1928-02-29

Joss Ackland, London England, actor (Queenie, To Kill a Priest)

1928-03-10

Arthur Milton, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's)

1928-03-11

Peter Roger Hunt, London England, director (Dr No)

1928-04-05

Michael Bryant, London England, actor (Sakharov, Girly)

1928-04-08

Eric Porter, London England, actor (Antony & Cleopatra, 39 Steps)

1928-05-19

Anthony C B Chapman, England, sports car builder/autoracer (Formula 1)

1928-05-23

Nigel Davenport, Cambridge England, actor (Without a Clue, Masada), (d. 2013)

1928-06-01

Bob Monkhouse, Kent England, comedian (Bonkers)

1928-06-05

Tony Richardson, England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)

1928-07-03

John Wills, lord-lt of Avon England

1928-07-17

Sue England, Funny Face

1928-08-02

Malcolm Hilton, Former England cricketer (d. 1990)

1928-08-15

Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)

1928-08-21

Gillian Sheen, England, foils (Olympic-gold-1956)

1928-08-29

Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)

1928-09-15

Rod Robbie, Poole, England, Canadian architect and planner (Roger's Centre/ Sky Dome, Toronto), (d. 2012)

1928-09-17

Roddy McDowall, London England, actor (Planet of Apes, Lord Love a Duck)

1928-10-24

Ken Hough, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in two Tests v England 1959)

1928-11-11

Trevor Meale, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958)

1928-11-22

Pat Smythe, England, equestrian jumper (Olympic-bronze-1956)

1928-12-29

Bernard Cribbins, Oldham England, actor (Val Doonican Show)

1929-01-23

Ian Thomson, cricketer (England seam bowler v South Africa 1964-65)

1929-01-31

Jean Simmons, London, England, actress (Thorn Birds, Guys & Dolls)

1929-03-06

David Sheppard, bishop (Liverpool)/cricketer (England batsman)

1929-03-23

Roger Bannister, England, 1st to run a 4 minute mile (May 6, 1954)

1929-03-25

Kenneth Haigh, Yorkshire England, actor (Search for the Nile)

1929-03-28

Paul England, Australian racing driver

1929-04-22

Michael Atiyah, educator (Trinity College - Cambridge England)

1929-05-15

Jack Flavell, cricketer (England pace bowler in 4 Tests 1961-64)

1929-05-21

Paul Winslow, cricketer (big-hitter for South Africa, 108 v England 1955)

1929-06-07

John Turner, Richmond England, (L) 17th Canadian PM (1984)

1929-06-23

Dave King, Twickenham England, comedian (Kraft Music Hall)

1929-07-05

Tony Lock, cricketer (highly successful England slow lefty bowler)

1929-07-22

Vivien Merchant, Manchester England, actress (Under Milk Wood)

1929-08-29

Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)

1929-09-17

Stirling Moss, London England, race car driver

1929-10-25

Peter Loader, cricketer (England quick in 13 Tests 1954-59, later WA)

1929-10-28

Joan Plowright, Brigg England, actress (Brimstone & Treacle)

1929-10-28

Narotam Puna, cricketer (Bombay NZ off-spinner v England 1966)

1929-12-12

John Osborne, England, playwright (Look Back in Anger, Luther-TONY 1964)

1929-12-15

Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)

1930-04-20

Alan Oakman, cricketer (England batsman against Australia 1956)

1930-06-01

Edward Woodward, Croydon England, actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman)

1930-06-06

Frank Tyson, cricketer ("Typhoon" England pace destroyer mid-50's)

1930-06-16

Brian Statham, cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades)

1930-07-15

Charles Kelly, chief constable (Staffordshire England)

1930-07-20

Sally Ann Howes, London England, actress (Dead of Night)

1930-08-28

Windsor Davies, Carry on England

1930-09-08

Jeanette Altwegg, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1952)

1930-09-19

Rosemary Harris, Ashby Suffolk England, actress (Holocaust)

1930-10-10

Harold Pinter, London England, playwright (Homecoming, Servant)

1930-10-26

John Arden, England, novelist/playwright (Left Handed Liberty), (d. 2012)

1930-11-04

Kate Reid, London England, actress (Heaven Help US)

1930-11-04

Dick MacPherson, New England Patriots vs. New York Jets

1930-11-14

Alan Moss, cricket pace bowler (England during 50's)

1930-11-24

Ken Barrington, cricketer (tough England batsman)

1930-12-22

Peter Hall, Suffolk England, director (Royal Shakespeare Company)

1930-12-26

Donald Moffat, Plymouth England, actor (Kent-Logan's Run)

1930-12-27

Wilfrid Sheed, England, writer (Boys of Winter, Hack)

1931-02-06

Fred Trueman, English cricketer ("Fiery Fred",307 wickets for England)

1931-02-24

Brian Close, cricketer (played for England between 1949 & 1976)

1931-03-03

Robert Vas, Refuge England

1931-03-17

Eunice Gayson, London England, actress (Dr No, From Russia With Love)

1931-07-04

Peter Richardson, cricketer (England batsman mid-50's)

1931-07-06

Donal Donnelly, Bradford Yorkshire England, actor (Dead)

1931-07-14

Robert Stephens, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Kurt-Holocaust)

1931-08-01

Monty Losowsky, prof of medicine (St James University England)

1931-08-28

John Shirley-Quirk, Liverpool England, baritone (Death in Venice)

1931-09-12

Ian Holm, Ilford Essex England, actor (Himmler-Holocaust)

1931-09-24

Anthony Newley, England, actor (Dr Doolitte, Garbage Pail Kids)/composer

1931-10-04

Basil D'Oliveira, cricketer (England all-rounder of late 60's)

1931-10-21

Jim Parks, cricketer (England batsman-keeper in 46 Tests 1954-68)

1931-10-23

Diana Dors, [Fluck], Swindon England, actress (Berserk!, Steaming)

1932-02-03

J P "Pom-Pom" Felloes-Smith, cricketer (S Afr batsman v England 1960)

1932-03-11

Valerie French, London England, actress (Jubal)

1932-03-16

Barry England, Figures in a Landscape

1932-04-18

Dominic Milroy, OSB/headmaster (Ampleforth College England)

1932-04-25

William Roache, England, actor (Ken Barlow-Coronation Street)

1932-05-15

John Glen, Thames England, actor (Spy Who Loves Me, Backfire)

1932-05-23

John Lyons, Cambridge England, Master (Trinity Hall)

1932-05-24

James Anderton, Chief constable (Manchester England)

1932-06-03

Vincent Tilsley, The State of England

1932-06-06

Billie Whitelaw, Coventry England, actress (Omen, Adding Machine)

1932-06-08

Ray Illingworth, cricketer (England off-spin all-rounder & captain)

1932-06-08

Raymond Illingworth, CEO )England committee, TCCB)

1932-09-16

Mickey Stewart, manager (England Cricket Team)

1932-10-02

Hal England, Hang 'Em High

1932-11-15

Petula Clark, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Downtown, My Love)

1932-11-20

Richard Dawson, Hampshire England, actor (Hogan's Heroes, Family Feud), (d. 2012)

1932-11-24

Fred Titmus, cricketer (long-running England off-spinner)

1932-12-24

Colin Cowdrey, cricketer (in India England batsman, 1st to 100 Tests)

1933-01-01

Joe Orton, England, actor/dramatist (Prick Up Your Ears) (d. 1967)

1933-01-10

Len Coldwell, cricket bowler (England medium-fast in 7 Tests 1962-64)

1933-02-22

Katharine Lucy Mary Worsley, England, Duchess of Kent

1933-03-22

Chris Duckworth, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1956-57)

1933-03-31

Bob Simmons, Fulham England, stuntman (double for James Bond)

1933-04-19

Harold "Dickie" Bird, cricketer (noted England Test umpire)

1933-04-19

Dickie Bird, Mike Bassett: England Manager

1933-05-05

Nick Nicolau, New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts

1933-05-14

John Mortimore, cricketer (England off-spinner 1959-64)

1933-06-10

Chuck Fairbanks, New England Patriots vs. Cleveland Browns

1933-06-30

Mike J K Smith, cricketer (England captain mid-60s)

1933-07-13

Patsy Byrne, Ashford England, actress (Stealing Heaven)

1933-07-27

Roger Harris, cricketer (NZ opening batsman vs England 1959)

1933-08-21

Janet Baker, York England, mezzo-soprano (Owen Wingrave)

1933-10-25

Roy Swetman, cricketer (England wicket-keeper late 50's)

1933-11-03

Jeremy Brett, Berkswell England, actor (Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Freddie-My Fair Lady)

1933-11-29

John Mayall, MacClesfield England, pop musician (Don't Washed Me Time)

1933-12-06

Jim Pothecary, cricketer (South African pace bowler on 1960 England tour)

1933-12-17

Bruce Morrison, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1963)

1934-01-08

Roy Kinnear, Lancashire England, actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers)

1934-01-31

Brian Bolus, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60's)

1934-02-03

Jeremy Kemp, Chesterfield England, actor (Winds of War)

1934-02-11

Mary Quant, Kent England, fashion designer (Chelsea Look, Mod Look)

1934-02-17

Alan Bates, Allestree England, actor (Zorba the Greek, Unmarried Woman)

1934-02-19

David Hugh Jones, Poole Dorset England, director (Betrayal)

1934-03-02

Bernard Rands, Sheffield England, composer (Wildtrack)

1934-03-20

Marion Conti, arch bishop (Aberdeen England)

1934-04-03

Jane Goodall, London England, ethologist (studied African chimps)

1934-04-21

Martin Horton, cricketer, England off-spin all rounder, 2 Tests 1959)

1934-05-09

Alan Bennett, England, playwright/actor (Secret Policeman's Other Ball)

1934-05-25

David J Burke, Liverpool England, writer

1934-06-08

Millicent Martin, Romford England, actress (Alfie, Nothing but the Best)

1934-06-16

Eileen Atkins, London England, actress (Equus, Devil Within Her)

1934-06-20

Wendy Craig, England, actress (Joseph Andrews)

1934-07-01

Jean Marsh, London England, actress (Dark Places, Eagle has Landed)

1934-07-04

Colin Welland, Liverpool England, actor (Straw Dogs, Sweeney)

1934-07-08

Marty Feldman, London England, comedian (Young Frankenstein)

1934-07-20

Doug Padgett, cricketer (England batsman twice in 1960)

1934-08-16

John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)

1934-08-25

John Stears, Middlesex England, special effects expert (Dr No)

1934-09-08

Peter Maxwell Davies, Manchester England, composer (Prolation, Taverner)

1934-10-02

Geoff Millman, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1961-62)

1934-10-05

David Smith, cricketer (England opening bowler v India 1961-62)

1934-10-20

Timothy West, Yorkshire England, actor (Masada)

1934-11-03

Derek Richardson, cricketer (played one innings for England 1957)

1934-12-09

Judi Dench, York England, actress (Henry V, Wetherby)

1934-12-28

Maggie Smith, Ilford England, actress (Death on Nile, Clash of Titans)

1935-02-16

Brian Bedford, England, actor (Anthony-Coronet Blue)

1935-03-06

Derek Kevan, Ripon, England, footballer (14 caps), (d. 2013)

1935-03-27

Julian Glover, London England, actor (QED, Heat & Dust, Mandela)

1935-04-19

Dudley Moore, London England, actor (10, Arthur, Bedazzled, 6 Weeks)

1935-04-21

Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1960)

1935-05-15

Ted Dexter, cricketer (in Milan Superb England batsman of 60's)

1935-05-31

Bruce Bolton, cricketer (two Tests NZ v England 1959)

1935-06-15

Belinda Lee, Devon England, actress (Who Done It, Runaway Bus)

1935-07-22

Tom Cartwright, England cricket medium pacer (5 Tests 1964-65)

1935-07-24

George Varnals, South African cricket batsman (England 1964-65)

1935-08-01

Geoff Pullar, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's)

1935-08-15

Jim Dale, Rothwell England, Broadway actor (Barnum, My One & Only)

1935-08-21

Ken Taylor, cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64)

1935-09-20

Keith J Roberts, England, writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell)

1935-09-26

Bob Barber, cricketer (dashing England lefty bat in 28 Tests 1960-68)

1935-09-28

Heather Sears, London England, actress (Room at the Top)

1935-10-05

Jimmy Binks, cricket wicket-keeper (England twice v India 1964)

1935-10-10

Dave Charnley, Dartford England, lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), (d. 2012)

1935-10-17

Alan Brown, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White vs Pak 1961)

1935-10-29

David Allen, cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's)

1935-12-04

Fred Rumsey, England, cricket lefty pace bowler (5 Tests 1964-65)

1935-12-14

Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Bath England, actress (Search for the Nile)

1935-12-14

David White, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White v Pak 1961)

1935-12-29

Tony Bramall, England, auto dealer/multi-millionaire (Harrogate)

1935-12-31

Peter Allan, cricketer (1 Test Australia v England 1965, 2-58 & 0-25)

1936-03-16

Thelma Hopkins, England, high jumper (Oly-silver-1956)

1936-03-18

Tony Nash, England, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1964)

1936-03-26

Harry Kalas, 2003 New England Patriots: Super Bowl XXXVIII Champions

1936-03-29

Richard Rodney Bennett, Broadstairs Kent England, composer, (d. 2012)

1936-04-18

Brian Fuller, commandant (Fire Service College, England)

1936-04-23

John D'Arcy, cricketer (NZ Test batsman on 1958 England tour)

1936-05-09

Glenda Jackson, Cheshire England, actress (Women in Love)

1936-07-03

Eric Russell, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60s)

1936-07-22

Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket pace bowler (1959)

1936-07-30

John Burton-Hall, Dorset England, captain (QE2)

1936-08-08

Keith Barron, Mexborough England, actor (At Earth's Core, Baby Love)

1936-10-24

Bill Wyman, England, rocker (Rolling Stones-Under My Thumb)

1936-12-08

Peter Parfitt, cricketer (fine England batsman of the 1960's)

1936-12-27

Phil Sharpe, cricketer (England middle order batsman during 60's)

1937-01-14

Ken Higgs, cricketer (effective England pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1965-68)

1937-01-27

John Ogdon, Manchester England, pianist/composer

1937-01-28

Karel Cáslavský, I Served the King of England

1937-02-10

Lord Justice Rose, former judge on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales

1937-02-25

Tom Courtenay, England, actor (Dresser, Dr Zhivago, To Catch a Spy)

1937-03-24

Benjamin Luxon, Redruth England, baritone (Owen Wingrave)

1937-04-03

William Gaunt, Leeds England, actor (Champions)

1937-04-22

David Summerscale, head master (Westminster School England)

1937-04-22

Kenneth Palmer, umpire and cricketer (1-190 in only Test for England)

1937-06-21

John Edrich, cricketer (England left-handed batsman, 310* v NZ 1965)

1937-07-06

Tony Lewis, cricketer (England batsman, captain 1972-73)

1937-07-09

David Hockney, Bradford England, artist (Pop Art)

1937-07-22

John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)

1937-08-07

Don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71)

1937-10-07

Col Guest, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1963, scored 11 took 0-59)

1937-11-01

Micha Shagrir, Just Like the Queen of England

1937-11-17

Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)

1937-11-18

Rajinder Pal, cricketer (pace bowler in one Test India v England, 0-22)

1937-12-01

Gordon Crosse, Bury Lancashire England, composer (Grace of Todd)

1937-12-02

Brian Lumley, England, sci-fi author (Compleat Crow, Psychomech)

1938-02-13

Oliver Reed, London England, actor (Big Sleep)

1938-02-18

Barry Knight, cricketer (England all-rounder mid-60s)

1938-04-16

Michael Hirst, chief constable (Leicestershire England)

1938-05-12

Susan Hampshire, London England, actress (Vanity Fair, Living Free)

1938-05-24

Glen Hall, cricket leg-spinner (South African in one Test v England 1964)

1938-06-21

James Botten, cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 S Afr series v England)

1938-07-20

Diana Rigg, Doncaster England, actress (Emma Peel-Avengers, Hospital)

1938-07-20

Roger Hunt, England, England...

1938-07-27

Shirley Anne Field, England, actress (Alfie, War Lover) [or Jun 27]

1938-11-04

Alan Jones, cricketer (England v ROW 1970 his only intl honour)

1939-01-05

Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)

1939-02-05

Brian Luckhurst, cricketer (England opener of 60's & early 70's)

1939-03-19

Abbas Ali Baig, cricketer (Indian bat 112 on debut v England 1959)

1939-04-05

David Winters, London England, choreographer (Steve Allen Comedy Hour)

1939-04-07

David Frost, Tenterdon England, TV host (That Was the Week That Was), (d. 2013)

1939-05-19

James Fox, London, England, actor (The Servant)

1939-05-25

Ian McKellen, England, actor (Keep, Plenty, Scarlet Pimpernel)

1939-06-22

Bobby Harrison, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Conquistador)

1939-06-29

Ron Headley, cricketer (son of George, 2 Tests WI v England 1973)

1939-07-06

Mary Peters, England, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1972)

1939-07-15

Ronald Hadfield, chief constable (West Midlands England)

1939-07-31

Roger Prideaux, cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1968-69)

1939-08-10

Kate O'Mara, Leicaster England, actress (Caress Morell-Dynasty, AbFab)

1939-08-19

Ginger [Peter] Baker, England, drummer (Cream-White Room)

1939-08-25

John Badham, Luton England, director (Dracula, Short Circuit)

1939-10-27

John Cleese, Weston-Super-Mare England, comedian (Monty Python)

1939-12-18

Michael J Moorcock, England, sci-fi author (Alien Heat, Bull & Spear)

1939-9-26

Ricky Tomlinson, Mike Bassett: England Manager

1940-01-22

John Hurt, England, actor (Elephant Man, Alien, Midnight Express)

1940-02-03

Milan Lasica, I Served the King of England

1940-02-07

Gary Bond, England, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days)

1940-02-08

Ted Koppel, Lancashire England, American journalist (ABC Nightline)

1940-02-10

Mary Rand-Bignal-Toomey, England, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1964)

1940-02-21

Peter McEnery, England, actor (Game is Over, Moonspinners)

1940-03-14

Rita Tushingham, Liverpool England, actress (Green Eyes, Dr Zhivago)

1940-03-27

June Wilkinson, Eastbourne England, actress (Absolutely Glamarous)

1940-03-30

Norman Gifford, cricketer (respected England slow left-armer 1964-73)

1940-04-15

Jeffrey Archer, England, (Tory-Commons)/author (Matter of Honor)

1940-04-24

David Larter, cricketer (two-metre tall England pace bowler)

1940-05-13

Bruce Chatwin, England, writer (On the Black Hill)

1940-06-20

John Mahoney, Manchester England, actor (Fraiser, Frantic, 8 Men Out)

1940-06-25

Clint Warwick, [Eccles], Birmingham England, bassist (Moody Blues)

1940-07-13

Patrick Stewart, Mirfield England, actor (Picard-Star Trek Next Generation, Charles Xavier-X-men)

1940-07-26

Milan Corba, I Served the King of England

1940-09-03

Pauline Collins, London England, actress (Shirley Valentine)

1940-10-05

Bob Cowper, cricketer (Aust LHB, 307 v England MCG 1966 Very rich

1940-10-21

Geoffrey Boycott, cricketer (stoic England opener 1964-82)

1940-10-23

Pelé, Mike Bassett: England Manager

1940-11-13

Jack Birkenshaw, cricketer (England off-spinner 1973-74)

1940-11-16

Chris Balderstone, cricket batsman (England, belated faced WI in 1976)

1940-11-25

Percy Sledge, This Is England

1940-11-27

John Alderton, Gainsborough England, actor (Zardoz)

1940-12-01

Mike Denness, cricketer (England batsman & captain mid-70s), (d. 2013)

1940-9-06

Tom Janik, New England Patriots vs. Dallas Cowboys

1941-01-08

Graham Chapman, England, comedian (Monty Python's Flying Circus)

1941-01-12

Long John Baldry, England, blues vocalist (Don't try to Lay No Boogie)

1941-01-24

Michael Chapman, Leeds England, rocker (Looking for 11)

1941-01-26

Henry Jaglom, London England, actor (Eating, Lucky Ducks, Always)

1941-03-22

Willi Railo, The England Patient

1941-04-08

Dame Vivienne Westwood, Tintwistle England, English fashion designer

1941-05-07

Grahame Bilby, cricketer (two Tests NZ v England 1966)

1941-05-09

Dorothy Hyman, England, sprinter (Oly-silver-60)

1941-05-11

Eric Burdon, Walker-on-Tyne England, rock vocalist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)

1941-06-02

Charlie Watts, London England, drummer (Rolling Stones)

1941-06-05

Robert Kraft, Brookline Massachusetts, American owner of the New England Patriots

1941-06-09

Jon Lord, England, keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake), (d. 2012)

1941-06-10

Soraya Khashoogi, Leicester England, wife (Adrian Khashoogi)

1941-06-20

Stephen Frears, England, dir (Prick Up Your Ears, Dangerous Liaisons)

1941-06-30

John Jameson, cricketer (England batsman, 465 p/ship with Kanhai)

1941-07-03

Oldrich Vlach, I Served the King of England

1941-07-10

Ian Whitcomb, England, rocker (You Turn Me On)

1941-07-13

Graeme Corling, Australian cricket fast bowler (1964 England tour)

1941-08-10

Anita Lonsbrough, England, 200m backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-1960)

1941-08-29

Robin Leach, London England, TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous)

1941-09-06

Monica Mason, England, ballerina

1941-09-09

Les Braid, England, bass (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)

1941-09-19

Jim Fox, England, pentathlete (Olympics-1972)

1941-09-29

David Steele, cricketer (England batsman, courageous v Lillee 1975)

1941-10-07

Martin Murray, London England, rocker (Honeycombs)

1941-10-13

John Snow, cricketer (fiery England quickie Unpopular with Aussies)

1941-10-19

Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers), (d. 2012)

1941-10-22

Charles Keating, London England, actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World)

1941-10-23

Colin Milburn, cricketer (England bat whose career was cut short)

1941-10-27

Len St. Jean, New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears

1941-10-28

Hank Marvin, England, [Brian Rankin], rocker

1941-11-03

Brian Poole, Essex England, vocalist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)

1941-11-18

David Hemmings, Guilford England, actor (Blow-up, Barbarella)

1941-11-21

Juliet Mills, London England, actress (Nanny & the Professor, QB VII)

1941-12-10

Jeff Jones, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler in 60's)

1941-12-29

Ray Thomas, England, rock vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)

1941-12-31

Sarah Miles, Essex England, actress (Ryan's Hope, Big Sleep, Venom)

1942-01-19

Michael Crawford, England, Broadway star (Phantom of the Opera)

1942-01-30

Dave Brown, cricketer (Warwicks pace bowler, played 26X for England)

1942-02-24

Paul Jones, England, rocker (Manfried Mann-Mighty Quinn)

1942-03-08

Ralph Ellis, England, rhythm (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)

1942-03-15

Hughie Flint, London England, rock drummer (Bonzo Dog Band)

1942-03-27

Michael York, England, actor (Cabaret, Logan's Run, 3 Musketeers)

1942-03-30

Graeme Edge, England, rock drummer (Moody Blues-Your Wildest Dreams)

1942-04-19

Alan Price, England, rock keyboardist (Animals-House of the Rising Sun)

1942-04-28

Mike Brearley, cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81)

1942-05-03

Lynn Farleigh, Bristol England, actress (Lovers of Their Time)

1942-05-08

Robin Hobbs, cricketer (England leg-spinner 1967-71)

1942-05-15

Anthony Wayne England, Indianapolis, PhD/astronaut (STS 51-F)

1942-05-26

Ray Ennis, England, guitar (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)

1942-06-17

Norman Kuhlice, England, rocker (Swinging Blue Jeans-You're No Good)

1942-06-24

Arthur Brown, England, rocker (Fire) [or May 24]

1942-07-27

Barbara Ferris, London England, actress (Nice Girl Like Me)

1942-08-25

Imogen Hassall, Surrey England, Countess of Cleavage (Carry on Lovng)

1942-09-29

Ian McShane, Blackburn England, actor (Roots, Bare Essence)

1942-12-15

Dave Clark, London England, rock drummer (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

1942-12-19

Bob Windsor, New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears

1942-12-26

Barry Wood, cricketer (England opener in early 70's)

1942-12-31

Andy Summers, Blackpool England, rock guitarist (Police-Roxanne)

1943-03-22

Keith Reif, England, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance)

1943-03-29

Eric Idle, England, comedian/actor (Monty Python)

1943-04-03

Jonathan Lynn, Bath England, writer/actor (Greedy, Bar Mitzvah Boy)

1943-04-05

Jonathan Lynn, Bath England, actor (Danny-Doctor in the House)

1943-05-05

Michael Palin, Sheffield England, comedian (Monty Python, Fish Called Wanda)

1943-05-19

Petr Brukner, I Served the King of England

1943-05-27

Cilla Black, Liverpool England, rock vocalist (You're My World)

1943-05-28

Ray Mitchell, governor (Albany Prison, England)

1943-06-13

Malcolm McDowell, Leeds England, actor (Clockwork Orange, Caligula)

1943-06-25

Bill Moggridge [William], London, England, designer (1st laptop computer), (d. 2012)

1943-06-29

Roger Ruskin Spear, London England, saxophonist (Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band)

1943-08-01

Denis Payton, London England, rock musician (Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over)

1943-08-09

Ladislav Zupanic, I Served the King of England

1943-08-12

Tom Neville, New England Patriots vs. Dallas Cowboys

1943-09-06

George Roger Waters, Cambridge England, rock bassist and vocalist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)

1943-10-25

Roy Lynes, England, rock organist (Status Quo)

1943-12-06

Mike Smith, London England, rocker/pianist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

1943-12-18

Keith Richards, England, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)

1943-12-23

Peter Quaife, Devon England, rock bassist (Kinks-Long Tall Sally)

1943-12-31

Ben Kingsley, Scarborough England, actor (Gandhi, Betrayal, Maurice)

1944-02-02

Andrew Davis, Ashbridge, England, conductor (New Phil Orch-London)

1944-02-13

Jerry Springer, London England, talk show host (Jerry Springer Show)

1944-03-09

Geoff Arnold, cricketer (England medium-pacer in 34 Tests 1967-75)

1944-03-25

Ross Duncan, cricketer (one Test Australia v England 1971, 0-30)

1944-04-01

Carol White, England, actress (Daddy's Gone a Hunting)

1944-04-25

Charlie Harper, This Is England

1944-05-05

John Rhys-Davies, Salisbury England, actor (Sir Edward-Quest, Sliders)

1944-05-08

Gary Glitter, [Paul Gadd], England, rocker (Rock & Roll Part II)

1944-05-13

Clive Radley, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1978)

1944-05-14

Francesca Annis, London England, actress (Madame Bovary, Dune)

1944-05-20

Joe Cocker, Sheffield England, rock vocalist (Little Help From My Friends)

1944-05-20

Keith Fletcher, cricket captain (Essex & England)

1944-05-25

Frank Oz, Hereford England, American muppetteer (Grover-Sesame Street, Muppet Show)

1944-06-01

Robert Powell, England, actor (Jigsaw Man, Shaka Zulu, Secrets)

1944-06-12

Linda Foster, Lancaster England, actress (Doris-Hank)

1944-06-13

Larry Kennan, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1944-06-24

Jeff Beck, Surrey England, singer/guitarist (Jeff Beck Group)

1944-07-07

Tony Jacklin, Scunthorpe England, PGA golfer (1970 US Open)

1944-07-22

Rick Davies, London England, rock vocalist/keyboardist (Supertramp)

1944-09-13

[Winifred] Jacqueline Bisset, England, actress (Class, Deep, Secrets)

1944-10-16

Bob Cottam, cricketer (England fast-medium on 2 India/Pakistan tours)

1944-11-02

Keith Emerson, England (Emerson, Lake & Palmer-Brain Salad Surgery)

1944-11-10

Tim Rice, Amersham, England, lyricist (Chess Moves, 1 Night in Bangkok)

1944-11-13

Ken Shuttleworth, cricketpaceman (England on 1970-71 Ashes tour)

1944-12-19

Alvin Lee, Nottingham England, rock vocals/guitarist (10 Years After), (d. 2013)

1945-02-14

Vic Briggs, England, rocker (Animals)

1945-02-25

Elkie Brooks, Manchester England, rocker (Pearl's a Singer)

1945-03-06

Hugh Grundy, Winchester England, drummer (Zombies-She's Not There)

1945-03-22

Jeremy Clyde, England, rocker (Chad & Jeremy-Yesterday's Gone)

1945-03-30

Eric Clapton, Ripley England, singer/guitarist (Tears in Heaven)

1945-04-14

Ritchie Blackmore, England, guitarist (Rainbow-Stone Cold, Deep Purple)

1945-05-02

Robert Henrit, England, rocker (Argent)

1945-05-19

Peter Townshend, England, rock guitarist/vocalist/composer (The Who-Tommy)

1945-06-21

Chris Britton, England, rock guitarist (Troggs-Wild Thing)

1945-06-24

Colin Blunstone, England, rocker (Zombies-Never Even Thought)

1945-07-03

Iain MacDonald-Smith, England, yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968)

1945-07-10

[Sarah] Virginia Wade, Bournemouth England, tennis star (Wimbledon 1977)

1945-07-21

Leigh Lawson, Atherston England, actress (Fire & Sword, Charlie Boy)

1945-08-13

Robin Jackman, cricketer (England medium-pacer early eighties)

1945-08-16

Kevin Ayers, England, progressive rocker (Joy of a Toy), (d. 2013)

1945-08-29

Chris Copping, Essex England, rock bassist (Procol Harum)

1945-09-26

Bryan Ferry, England, rocker (Roxy Music-Let's Stick Together)

1945-10-07

Kevin Godley, Manchester England, rock vocalist (10cc)

1945-10-28

Wayne Fontana, Manchester England, rocker (Groovy Kind of Love)

1945-11-12

Valerie Leon, London England, actress (Blood from Mummy's Tomb)

1945-11-24

Bev[erley] Bevan, Birmingham England, rock drummer (ELO)

1945-12-17

Christopher Cazenove, England, actor (Ben-Dynasty)

1945-12-30

Davy Jones, Manchester England, singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville), (d. 2012)

1946-01-06

Syd Barrett, Cambridge England, musician (early Pink Floyd band member)

1946-01-19

Julian Barnes, England, writer (Before She Met Me)

1946-01-27

Kim Gardner, England, rock bassist (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)

1946-02-01

Elisabeth Sladen, Liverpool, England, actress (Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures)

1946-02-05

Charlotte Rampling, England, actress (Zardoz, Night Porter, Verdict)

1946-03-01

Tony Ashton, Blackburn England, rocker (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)

1946-04-18

Hayley Mills, London England, actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna)

1946-04-19

Tim Curry, Cheshire England, actor (Rocky Horror Show)

1946-05-10

Graham Gouldman, Manchester England, bassist (10cc-No Milk Today)

1946-05-10

Dave Mason, Worcester England, singer/songwriter (We Just Disagree)

1946-06-03

Ian Hunter, England, rocker (Mott the Hoople-All the Young Dudes)

1946-06-25

Ian McDonald, London England, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson)

1946-06-26

Clive Francis, London England, actor (Masada)

1946-06-30

Bill Lenkaitis, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1946-07-12

Graham Roope, cricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78)

1946-08-26

Alison Steadman, Liverpool England, actress (Life is Sweet)

1946-09-01

Barry Gibb, Manchester England, guitarist/singer (Bee Gees)

1946-09-24

Pat Pocock, cricketer (intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85)

1946-09-28

Fiona Lewis, Westcliff England, actress (Stunts, Lisztomania)

1946-10-14

Justin Hayward, England, vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)

1946-10-17

Vicki Hodge, London England, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac)

1946-10-31

Ramnath Parkar, cricket batsman (Indian in 2 Tests v England 1972-73)

1946-11-08

Roy Wood, Birmingham England, rock vocalist/cellist (ELO)

1946-11-23

Diana Quick, London England, actress (Brideshead, Big Sleep, Odd Job)

1946-12-06

Frank Hayes, cricketer (106* England v WI on debut 1973)

1946-12-14

Jane Birkin, London England, actress (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust)

1946-12-19

Marianne Faithfull, Hampstead England, singer (Money, As Tears Go By)

1946-12-29

Marianne Faithfull, Hampstead England, vocalist (Money)

1947-01-11

Anna Calder-Marshall, Kensington England, actress (Zulu Dawn)

1947-01-13

John Lees, England, rock guitarist/vocalist (Medicine Man)

1947-02-23

Geoff Cope, cricketer (England off-spinner 1977-78)

1947-02-28

Stephanie Beacham, England, (Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys)

1947-02-28

Jess Phillips, New England Patriots vs. Cleveland Browns

1947-03-06

Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)

1947-03-18

Barry Wilson, England, rock drummer (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)

1947-03-18

David Lloyd, cricketer (England opener, 214 v India 1974)

1947-03-25

Elton John, [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], England, singer (Rocketman)

1947-04-20

David Leland, Cambridge England, actor/director (Nothing But Trouble)

1947-05-02

Gerald Irons, New England Patriots vs. Cleveland Browns

1947-06-06

Marion Coakes, England, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-silver-1968)

1947-06-13

Ted Cottrell, New York Jets vs. New England Patriots

1947-07-06

Richard Beckinsale, Nottingham England, actor (Porridge, Doing Time)

1947-07-07

Carl Mauck, Houston Oilers vs. New England Patriots

1947-07-17

Camilla Parker Bowles (Duchess of Cornwall), London England, wife of Prince Charles

1947-08-10

Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (1969-76)

1947-09-19

Lol Creme, [Lawrence Creme], England, rock vocalist/guitarist (10cc)

1947-09-25

John Fiddler, England, rock vocalist/guitarist (British Lions)

1947-09-30

Marc Bolan, London England, rock vocalist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong)

1947-09-30

Rula Lenska, St Neots England, actress (Friends from Europe are here)

1947-11-01

Bob Weston, Devon, England, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)(d. 2012)

1947-12-05

Jim Plunkett, San Jose, CA, NFL quarterback (New England, Oakland)

1947-12-27

Bob McKay, New York Jets vs. New England Patriots

1947-12-29

Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP)

1947-9-20

Dennis Wirgowski, Baltimore Colts vs. New England Patriots

1948-01-07

Joe Jones, New England Patriots vs. Cleveland Browns

1948-01-12

Anthony Andrews, London England, actor (Under the Volcano)

1948-02-08

Dan Seals, McCamey Texas, country singer (England Dan & John Ford Coley-You Still Move Me)

1948-02-24

Dennis "Minder" Waterman, London England, actor (Fair Exchange)

1948-03-12

Les Holroyd, Oldham England, rocker (Barclay James Harvest)

1948-03-20

Steve Zabel, New York Jets vs. New England Patriots

1948-04-03

Mary Gordon-Watson, England, equestrian 3 day event (Oly-gold-1972)

1948-04-25

Mike Selvey, cricketer (England pace bowler of late 70's)

1948-05-05

Bill Ward, Birmingham England, heavy metal drummer (Black Sabbath)

1948-05-12

Steve Winwood, England, musician (A Higher Love, Roll with it)

1948-05-14

Bob Woolmer, cricketer (England batsman mid-70's)

1948-05-15

Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)

1948-05-21

Leo Sayer, [Gerard], England, singer (When I Need Love)

1948-05-31

John Bonham, Redditch England, drummer (Led Zeppelin-Stairway to Heaven)

1948-08-18

Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, Indonesia, All-England tennis champ

1948-08-20

Robert Plant, West Bromwich England, rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin-Whole Lotta Love)

1948-09-10

Judy Geeson, Arundei Sussex England, actress (To Sir With Love, Berserk)

1948-09-19

Jeremy Irons, Isle of Wight, England, actor (Reversal of Fortune, The Lion KIng)

1948-09-26

Olivia Newton-John, Cambridge England, singer (Lets Get Physical)

1948-10-12

Rick Parfitt, Surrey England, pop guitarist/singer (Status Quo-Wanderer)

1948-10-22

Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)

1948-12-13

Lillian Board, England, 400m (Olympic-silver-1968)

1948-12-15

David Gwillim, Plymouth England, actor (Island at Top of the World)

1948-12-22

Chris Old, cricketer (England medium-pacer of 70's)

1948-9-20

Sam Adams, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1949-01-19

Robert Palmer, Batley England, singer (Power Station)

1949-02-20

Eddie Hemmings, cricket off-spinner (immense England)

1949-02-24

John Lever, cricketer (England lefty quick in 21 Tests 1976-81)

1949-03-24

Nick Lowe, England, rock vocalist (Rockpile-Cruel to be Kind)

1949-04-13

Christopher Hitchens, Portsmouth England, author and columnist (Vanity Fair, New Statesman)

1949-04-29

Anita Dobson, England, actress (Annie Watts-EastEnders)

1949-05-07

Marilyn Cole, Portsmouth England, playmate of the year (Jan, 1972)

1949-05-30

Bob Willis, cricketer (superb England fast bowler 1971-84)

1949-06-15

Simon Callow, London England, actor (Good Father)

1949-06-20

Bob Andrews, England, rock keyboardist/vocalist

1949-06-24

John Illsley, Leicester England, rock bassist (Dire Straits)

1949-08-02

Madeleine Smith, Sussex England, actress (Vampire Lovers)

1949-08-24

Josh Ashton, New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears

1949-09-09

John Curry, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1976)

1949-09-19

Twiggy Lawson, [Leslie Hornby], England, model/actress (Boyfriend, W)

1949-09-22

David Coverdale, England, rock vocalist (Whitesnake, Deep Purple)

1949-10-24

Chester Marcol, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers

1949-11-21

Nickolas Grace, Cheshire England, actor (Diamond's Edge)

1949-12-06

Peter Willey, cricketer (England batsman late 70's early 80's)

1949-12-23

Wally Edwards, cricketer (three Tests Australia v England 1974)

1949-12-30

John Smith, Dallas Cowboys vs. New England Patriots

1950-01-26

Jirí Lábus, I Served the King of England

1950-02-13

Peter Gabriel, Surrey England, rock vocalist (Genesis, In Your Eyes)

1950-02-22

Julie Walters, England, actress (Educating Rita, Prick Up Your Ears)

1950-03-26

Graham Barlow, cricketer (England batsman in 3 Tests 1976-77)

1950-04-22

Peter Frampton, Kent England, guitarist/vocalist (Frampton Comes Alive)

1950-06-04

Brian Rose, cricketer (England batsman in 9 Tests 1977-81)

1950-06-23

Sally Geeson, Sussex England, actress (Bless This House)

1950-07-26

Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

1950-07-27

Simon Jones, Willshire England, comedian (News is the News)

1950-08-15

Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, England, Princess/olympic equestrian

1950-08-19

David Beverly, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers

1950-08-30

Antony Gormley, London England, British sculptor (Angel of the North)

1950-09-10

Don Powell, England, rock drummer (Slade)

1950-09-14

Paul Kossoff, London England, rock guitarist (Free)

1950-09-30

Victoria Tennant, London England (All of Me, Chiefs, Winds of War)

1950-10-18

Sheila White, London England, actress (I Claudius)

1950-12-14

Vicki Michelle, Essex England, actress (Virgin Witch, Allo Allo)

1951-01-20

Ray Hamilton, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers

1951-01-30

Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds)

1951-02-15

Jane Seymour, [Joyce Frankenberg], England, actress (Dr Quinn)

1951-02-24

Derek Randall, cricketer (England batsman & animated cover fieldsman)

1951-03-08

Philippe Henri Edmonds, cricketer (in Zambia England slow left-arm)

1951-04-17

Delvin Williams, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1951-04-22

Paul Carrack, Sheffield England, rock vocalist (Squeeze/Ace-How Long)

1951-05-16

Jonathan Richman, rocker (Modern Lovers-New England, Egyptian Reggae)

1951-08-01

David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)

1951-08-11

Andy Dorris, Houston Oilers vs. New England Patriots

1951-08-15

John Childs, cricketer (England left-arm spinner, two Tests v WI 1988)

1951-08-17

Alan Minter, England, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1972)

1951-09-01

David Bairstow, England cricketer (d. 1998)

1951-10-13

John Ford Coley, rocker (England Dan & John Ford Coley)

1951-10-25

Greg Stemrick, Houston Oilers vs. New England Patriots

1951-11-21

Nick Gilder, London England, singer (Hot Child in the City)

1951-11-23

David Rappaport, London England, 3'11" actor (Wizard, Time Bandits)

1951-12-13

Robert Lindsay, Ilketson England, actor (Strike it Rich, King Lear)

1952-01-19

Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist (America-Daisy Jane)

1952-01-23

Shelby Jordan, New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Colts

1952-03-11

Douglas Adams, England, author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy)

1952-04-04

Dave Hill, England, rock guitarist (Slade-Coz I Love You)

1952-04-16

Bill Belichick, Nashville Tennessee, American football coach (New England Patriots, 3 Super Bowls)

1952-04-23

Barty Smith, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers

1952-04-29

Don Calhoun, Dallas Cowboys vs. New England Patriots

1952-05-03

Allen Wells, England, 100m dash (Olympic-gold-1980)

1952-06-09

Zdenek Zák, I Served the King of England

1952-08-11

Ann Michelle, England, actress (Virigin Witch, Mistress Pamela)

1952-08-20

John Emburey, England cricket off-spinner (1978-95, captain 1988)

1952-09-09

Angela Cartwright, England (Make Room for Daddy, Lost in Space)

1952-10-02

George Meegen, England, walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska

1952-10-04

Nina Carter, London England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)

1952-11-05

Oleg Blochin, Group D: England vs Ukraine

1952-12-12

Sarah Douglas, England, actress (Conan, Superman II, Falcon Crest)

1952-12-20

Jenny Agutter, Taunton England, actress (Logan's Run, Equus, Amy)

1952-12-25

Thomas Zielinski, I Served the King of England

1952-9-05

Steve Odom, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers

1953-05-15

Mike Oldfield, England, composer (Tubular Bells)

1953-05-17

Nicholas Bacon, premier baronet of England

1953-07-15

John Denham, Seaton, Devon, England, MP (Labour)

1953-07-23

Graham Gooch, cricketer (prolific England opener & captain)

1953-07-24

Steve Grogan, NFL QB (New England Patriots)

1953-10-14

Roland Butcher, cricketer (1st black to play for England 1981)

1953-10-27

Peter Firth, Bradford England, actor (Equus, Lifeforce, Tess)

1953-11-17

Jilly Johnson, England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)

1953-11-22

Wayne Larkins, cricketer (England opening batsman of 80's)

1954-01-07

Alan Butcher, cricketer (one Test England v India, scored 14 & 20)

1954-03-16

Colin Ireland, Kent, England, serial killer ('Gay Slayer'/ Coleherne killer), (d. 2012)

1954-03-31

Tony Brock, England, rock drummer (Isn't It Time, Every Time I Think of You)

1954-04-06

Judi Bowker, Shawford England, actress (Clash of the Titans)

1954-06-20

Allan Lamb, cricketer (Langebaanweg, Cape Prov, 79 Tests for England)

1954-07-25

Lynn Frederick, Middlesex England, actress (Schizophrenia)

1954-08-27

John Lloyd, England, tennis star (former husband of Chris Everet)

1954-08-31

Tula, [Barry Kenneth Cossey], England, transsexual (For Your Eyes Only)

1954-10-20

Suru Nayak, cricketer (two Tests for India v England 1982)

1954-10-27

Chris Tavare, cricketer (England opener & occasional scorer of runs)

1954-11-09

Dennis Stratton, London England, rock guitarist (Iron Maiden)

1955-01-06

Rowan Atkinson, England, comedian/actor (Mr Bean, Blackadder)

1955-01-19

Simon Rattle, England, orchestra conductor (Birmingham Symph Orch)

1955-02-26

Rupert Keegan, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England, Formula One racing car driver

1955-03-20

Derrel Gofourth, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers

1955-04-08

Terdell Middleton, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers

1955-04-11

Piers J Sellers, Sussex England, PhD/astronaut

1955-04-20

Rob Carpenter, New England Patriots vs. New York Jets

1955-05-16

Hazel O'Connor, Coventry England, singer/actress (Breaking Glass)

1955-05-16

Oldrich Kaiser, I Served the King of England

1955-06-15

Sally E Silverstone, Walthamstow England, Co-Captain (Biosphere 2)

1955-07-18

Teresa Ann Savoy, London England, actress (Caligula)

1955-08-01

David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)

1955-10-09

Steve Ovett, England, runner (Olympics-800m gold, 1500m bronze-1980)

1955-10-24

Ghulam Parkar, cricketer (Indian batsman v England 1982)

1955-11-14

Estus Hood, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers

1955-11-29

Mike Hawkins, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1955-12-08

Ian Greig, cricketer (brother of Tony Two Tests for England 1982)

1955-12-16

Graeme Stevenson, cricketer (England medium pacer 1980-81)

1956-01-09

David Smith, cricketer (England lefty batsman in 2 Tests v WI 1986)

1956-01-15

Paul Parker, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1981)

1956-02-03

Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula

1956-02-06

Jon Walmsley, Lancashire England, actor (Jason-Waltons)

1956-03-11

J.C. Wilson, Houston Oilers vs. New England Patriots

1956-03-25

Sonia M Lannaman, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-1980)

1956-04-19

Sue Barker, England, tennis star

1956-05-14

Steve Hogarth, Kendal England, vocals (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)

1956-05-27

Bo Robinson, New England Patriots vs. Dallas Cowboys

1956-06-17

Nick Cook, cricketer (England lefty slow bowler in 15 Tests 1983-89)

1956-08-12

Sidath Wettimuny, Sri Lanka cricket opener (190 v England Lords 1984)

1956-08-15

Gordon Bruks, England, Dr/cosmonaut

1956-08-21

Kim Cattrall, Liverpool England, actress (Mannequin, Star Trek VI)

1956-10-30

Juliet Stevenson, Essex England, actress (Secret Rapture, Life Story)

1956-11-05

Mike Score, Liverpool England, rock guitarist (Flock Of Seagulls)

1956-11-05

Rob Fisher, Bath England, rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes)

1956-11-11

Ian Craig Marsh, England, rocker (Heaven 17-Electric Dreams)

1956-11-18

Tony Franklin, NFL kicker (Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots)

1957-01-06

C Michael Foale, Louth England, astronaut (STS 45, 56, 63, 84/86)

1957-03-17

Robin Cousins, England, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1980)

1957-03-27

Duncan Goodhew, England, 100m breast stroke swimmer (Oly-Gold-1980)

1957-04-01

David Gower, cricketer (elegant England left-handed batsman 1978-92)

1957-04-04

Paul Downton, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 80's)

1957-04-05

George Newton, This Is England

1957-04-20

Graeme Fowler, cricketer (England left-handed opener early 80s)

1957-04-29

Daniel Day-Lewis, England, actor (Last of the Mohicans, My Left Foot)

1957-05-10

Sid Vicious, [John Simon Ritchie], London England, bassist (Sex Pistols)

1957-05-19

Sophia Crawford, London England, actress (Power Rangers)

1957-05-27

Siouxsie Sioux, [Susan Ballion], Kent England (Siouxsie & Banshees)

1957-06-06

Mike Gatting, cricketer (England batsman 1977-95 & captain)

1957-06-07

Neal Radford, cricketer (Zambia England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1986-88)

1957-06-18

Tom Bailey, England, rocker (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor)

1957-06-19

David Gleeson, Norfolk England, US, rower (Olympics-1996)

1957-06-24

Astro, [Terrence Wilson], England, rock vocalist (UB40-Red Red Wine)

1957-07-09

[Peter] Marc Almond, Merseyside England, vocalist (Soft Cell)

1957-07-18

Nicholas Alexander Faldo, England, PGA golfer (1992 British Open)

1957-07-30

Rat Scabies, [Chris Miller], Surrey England, rock drummer (Damned)

1957-08-19

Ian Gould, England cricketer

1957-09-12

Rachel Ward, Cornwell Manor England, actress (Thorn Birds)

1957-09-27

Bill Athey, cricketer (England batsman in 23 Tests 1980-88)

1957-09-29

Chris Broad, cricketer (prolific England opening batsman 1984-89)

1957-10-07

Jayne Torvill, England, ice skater (Torvill & Dean, Oly-gold-84)

1957-10-20

Chris Cowdrey, cricketer (son of Colin, captain of England 1988)

1957-11-09

Eric Sievers, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1957-12-12

Cy Curnin, Londo, England, rock vocalist (Fixx-Sign of Fire)

1957-12-24

Ian Burden, S Yorks England, rock bassist (Human League-Only Human)

1958-01-23

Lorraine Michaels, Canterbury England, playmate (Apr, 1981)

1958-02-09

Alexander W B Lyle, Shrewsbury England, PGA golfer (1988 Phoenix Open)

1958-02-23

Lorraine Michaels, Canterbury England, playmate (April, 1981)

1958-02-26

Karen Berger, England Prevails: V for Vendetta and the New Wave in Comics

1958-03-03

Miranda Richardson, Southport England, actress (Damage, Crying Game)

1958-03-05

Andy Gibb, Manchester England, singer/TV host (Solid Gold)

1958-03-08

Gary Numan, [Gary Webb], Hammersmith England, vocalist (Replicas)

1958-03-29

Fiona Reynolds, director/Council for Protection of Rural England

1958-04-20

Rudolf Biermann, I Served the King of England

1958-05-03

Bill Sienkiewicz, England Prevails: V for Vendetta and the New Wave in Comics

1958-05-13

Frances Barber, Wolverhampton England, actress (Castaway)

1958-05-18

Toyah Wilcox, Birmingham England, rocker (I Want to Be Free)

1958-05-21

Monte Lynch, cricketer (Surrey batsman, WI Rebel, England ODI player)

1958-06-04

Tony Pigott, cricketer (England pace bowler in a Test v NZ 1984)

1958-07-06

Jennifer Saunders, Sleaford England, actress (Absolutely Fabulous)

1958-07-06

Mark Benson, cricketer (played Test England v India 1986, 30 & 21)

1958-07-11

Mark Lester, Oxford England, actor (Oliver, Prince & Pauper)

1958-07-30

Kate Bush, Plumstead England, singer/songwriter (Wild Things)

1958-08-13

David W Feherty, Bangor N Ireland, PGA golfer (1994 New England-2nd)

1958-08-15

Cliff Odom, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1958-09-15

Lesley Player, Redhill England, Sarah Fergusson's father's lover

1958-09-19

Lita Ford, London England, vocalist (Kiss Me Deadly, Runaways)

1958-11-08

Terry Lee Miall, England, rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)

1958-11-21

Tim Robinson, cricketer (solid England opener in 29 Tests 1984-89)

1958-11-24

Carmel, [McCourt], England, rocker (Storm, More More More)

1958-12-01

Martin Zahálka, I Served the King of England

1959-01-14

Paul Terry, cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984)

1959-04-15

Emma Thompson, England, actress (Henry V, Howards End, Oscar-1992)

1959-04-24

Norman England, Death Note

1959-05-18

Graham Dilley, cricketer (England wicket-taker of 80's)

1959-05-25

Cathryn Harrison, London England, actress (Old Woman in Black Moon)

1959-05-28

Steve Strange, The Punk Rock Movie from England

1959-06-06

Amanda Pays, London England, actress (Max Headroom, Off Limits)

1959-07-21

Stuart Young-Black, Cheshire England, Canadian equestrian (Oly-96)

1959-08-01

Joe Elliott, Sheffield, England, heavy metal vocalist (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)

1959-08-13

Bruce French, cricketer (England wicketkeeper in 16 Tests 1986-88)

1959-08-21

Anne Hobbs, England, tennis star

1959-09-22

Greg Bruckner, Inglewood CA, Nike golfer (1992 New England Classic)

1959-10-08

Tony Eason, football quarterback (New England Patriots)

1959-10-15

Sarah Magaret Fergusson, [Fergie], London England, Duchess of York

1959-11-23

Maxwell Caulfield, Derbyshire England, actor (Miles-The Colbys)

1959-12-08

E.J. Junior, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1959-12-26

Lesley Tomlinson, Derbyshire England, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1959-12-27

Andre Tippett, NFL linebacker (New England Patriots)

1959-12-30

Tracey Ullman, Slough England, singer/actress (Tracey Ullman Show)

1960-01-15

Tim Curtis, cricketer (England righty batsman in 5 Tests 1988-89)

1960-02-09

Holly Johnson, Liverpool England, rock vocalist (Frankie Goes To Hollywood)

1960-03-17

Lee Ann Michelle, Surrey England, playmate (Feb, 1979)

1960-04-23

Steve Clark, Hillsborough England, rock guitarist (Def Leppard)

1960-04-24

Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)

1960-05-04

Martyn Moxon, cricketer (England batsman in ten Tests 1986-89)

1960-05-19

Yazz, [Yasmin Evans], London, England, singer (Fine Time)

1960-05-29

Adrian Paul, London England, actor (Dance to Win, Highlander)

1960-06-04

Bradley Walsh, Mike Bassett: England Manager

1960-06-20

[Nigel] John Taylor, England, rock bassist (Duran Duran-Girls on Film)

1960-07-17

Kim Barnett, cricketer (England batsman & occasional leggie 1988-89)

1960-07-20

Katie Rabbet, London England, Prince Andrew's former girlfriend

1960-07-27

Jo Durie, England, tennis player

1960-08-12

Lonny Chin, Liverpool England, playmate (Jan, 1983)

1960-09-09

Hugh Grant, London England (4 Weddings & a Funeral, 9 Months)

1960-09-10

Colin Firth, Hampshire England, actor (Femme Fatale, Hostages)

1960-10-17

James Patrick Delsing, St Louis MO, PGA golfer (1993 New England-2nd)

1960-10-19

Dan Woodgate, London, England, rock drummer (Madness, Voice of Beehive)

1960-10-26

Brian Hansen, New York Jets vs. New England Patriots

1960-10-30

Kim Thompson, Bath England, actress (Stealing Heaven)

1960-11-05

Tilda Swinton, London England, actress (Orlando)

1960-11-18

Kim Wilde, [Smith], England, rock vocalist (You Keep Me Hanging On)

1960-12-20

Carolyn Seaward, Devonshire England, Miss United Kingdom (1979)

1961-01-27

Gillian Gilbert, Manchester England, rocker (New Order-Round & Round)

1961-02-02

Joey Benjamin, cricket pace bowler (in St Kitts England in 1994)

1961-02-16

Andy Taylor, England, rock guitarist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)

1961-02-20

Imogen Stubbs, Rothbury England, actress (Summer Story)

1961-04-02

Keren Jane Woodward, Bristol England, rock vocalist (Bananarama-Venus)

1961-04-09

Perry Benson, This Is England

1961-04-17

Norman Cowans, cricketer (England fast bowler in 19 Tests 1982-85)

1961-04-23

Daena Smoller, ISPR Investigates: Ghosts of England

1961-05-04

Eugene Daniel, New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts

1961-05-10

Blyth Tait, England, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-gold-96)

1961-05-14

Tim Roth, London England, actor (Reservoir Dogs, Vincent & Theo)

1961-06-18

[Genevieve] Alison Moyet, Essex England, rock vocalist (Yaz, Alf)

1961-06-24

Curt Smith, Bath England, rock bassist/vocalist (Tears For Fears)

1961-06-25

Ricky Gervais, Reading England, actor and comedian (The Office)

1961-07-01

Diana Spencer, Sandringham England, Princess of Wales, (d. 1997)

1961-08-01

Mike Watkinson, cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995)

1961-08-13

Neil Mallender, cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992)

1961-08-25

Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, Manchester England, actress (Kill Me Again)

1961-09-14

Antonia De Sancha, London England, lover of Brit MP David Mellor

1961-10-02

Alan Wells, cricketer (England Test batsman v WI in one Test 1995)

1961-10-18

Gladstone Small, cricketer (in Barbados England quickie with no neck)

1961-9-14

Antonia De Sancha, England, My England

1961-9-23

Ed Reynolds, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1962-01-09

Phil Lewis, London England, rock vocalist (LA Guns-It's Over Now)

1962-02-28

Angela Bailey, England, Canadian 4X100m relayer (Olympic-silver-1984)

1962-03-26

Richard Coles, Northampton England, musician (Communards-Don't Leave Me This Way)

1962-05-06

Neil Foster, cricketer (England right-fast medium)

1962-09-18

Joanne Catherall, Sheffield England, rock vocalist (Human League)

1962-10-11

Philip Newport, cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests 1988-91)

1962-10-23

Beatie Edney, London England, actress (Diary of a Mad Old Man)

1962-10-26

Carey Elwes, London England, actor (Glory, Princess Bride)

1962-12-16

Jerry Gray, Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots

1962-12-22

Ralph Nathaniel Fiennes, Suffolk England, actor (English Patient)

1963-01-11

Jason Connery, London England, actor (Robin Hood)

1963-01-18

Jane Horrocks, Lancashire England, actress (Absolutely Fabulous)

1963-01-26

Andrew Ridgeley, England, rock guitarist (Wham-Wake Me Up)

1963-02-02

Stephen McGann, Liverpool England, actor (Catherine the Great)

1963-02-06

David Capel, cricketer (England all-rounder in 15 Tests 1987-90)

1963-02-08

Mohammad Azharuddin, Semi-Finals: India vs England

1963-02-22

Devon Malcolm, cricketer (in Jamaica England fast bowler 1989-95)

1963-04-02

Dermot Reeve, cricketer (in Hong Kong England all-rounder 1992)

1963-05-11

Natasha Richardson, London England, actress (Gothic, Handmaid's Tale)

1963-05-13

Wally Masur, England, tennis star

1963-07-03

Tracey Emin, Croydon England, English artist

1963-07-15

Steve Thomas, Stockport England, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)

1963-08-01

Mark Wright, That Game: England v Germany 1990

1963-08-02

Caroline Pierce, Cheshire England, golfer (1995 JAL Big Apple Classic-2nd)

1963-08-15

Jack Russell, superb England cricket wicket-keeper (36 Tests 1988-94)

1963-08-23

Richard Illingworth, cricketer (England slow-left-armer 1991- )

1963-10-05

Hugh Morris, cricketer (England lefty opening batsman 1991)

1963-10-05

Laura Davies, Coventry England, LPGA golfer (1989 Lady Keystone Open)

1963-10-14

Keith Byars, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots)

1963-10-27

Deborah Moore, London England, actress (Danielle-Day of Our Lives)

1963-10-28

Robert Bailey, cricketer (England batsman in four Tests 1988-90)

1963-11-21

Nicollette Sheridan, Worthing England, actress (Paige-Knots Landing)

1963-11-22

Corinne Russell, Birmingham England, comedienne (Benny Hill Show)

1964-01-20

Victoria Sellers, London England, actress (Crime Zone, Warlords)

1964-04-01

John Morris, cricketer (England right-hand batsman v India 1990)

1964-04-04

Paul Parker, That Game: England v Germany 1990

1964-04-28

Helen Marina Lucy Windsor, England, daughter of Prince Edward

1964-05-10

Dean Spriddle, Plymouth England, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Oak Valley)

1964-05-13

Sam Randolph, Santa Barbara CA, Nike golfer (1993 New England-2nd)

1964-05-13

Sara Gomer, England, tennis star

1964-05-20

Earl Charles Spencer, Sandringham England, brother of Princess Diana

1964-06-12

Peter Such, cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-)

1964-06-17

Steve Rhodes, cricketer (England wicket-keeper 1994-95)

1964-06-21

Sammi Davis-Voss, Kidderminster England, actress (Hope & Glory)

1964-06-26

Alison Wyeth, Isle West Middlesex England, 1.5k/5k runner

1964-06-28

Stephanie Maynor, Chester England, golfer (1995 PING Welch's-13th)

1964-08-08

Paul Taylor, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler in one Test 1993)

1964-08-16

Barry Venison, Mike Bassett: England Manager

1964-10-23

Brent Williams, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1964-11-12

Thomas Berthold, That Game: England v Germany 1990

1964-12-16

Gail Harris, Dewsbury England, actress (Virtual Desire)

1964-9-21

Danny Villa, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-01-04

Julia Ormond, London England, actress (Sabrina, Legends of the Fall)

1965-01-09

Vincent Brown, New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts

1965-01-11

Joely Richardson, London England, actress (Body Contact, Wetherby)

1965-01-12

Henry Thomas, defensive tackle (Detroit Lions, New England Patriots)

1965-01-12

Henry Thomas, New England Patriots vs. New York Jets

1965-01-14

Jemma Redgrave, London England, actress (Buddha of Suburbia)

1965-01-19

Ricky Reynolds, New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts

1965-02-26

Alison Armitage, London England, actress (Acapulco HEAT)

1965-02-26

Brittany York, London England, playmate (Oct, 1990)

1965-03-14

John Stephenson, cricketer (England opening bat in one Test v Aust 1989)

1965-06-10

Elizabeth Hurley, Basingstroke England, actress (Christabel)

1965-06-12

Cathy Tyson, Liverpool England, actress (Serpant & Rainbow)

1965-06-29

Paul Jarvis, cricketer (England pace bowler 1988-93)

1965-07-04

Suzanne Peta Strudwick, Knutsford England, golfer (1995 Brit Open-7th)

1965-07-08

Des Hamilton, This Is England

1965-07-08

John Shackley, England: July, 2089 AD

1965-07-17

Alex Winter, London England, actor (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure)

1965-07-23

Slash, [Saul Hudson], London England, rock guitarist & songwriter (Guns N' Roses-Sweet Child o' Mine)

1965-07-30

Tim Munton, cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992)

1965-07-31

J. K. Rowling, Gloucestershire England, writer (Harry Potter)

1965-08-06

Vincent Wells, England cricketer

1965-08-08

Angus Fraser, cricketer (England right-arm pace bowler 1989- )

1965-08-15

Jon Evans, Nottimgham England, Australasia golfer

1965-09-02

Lennox Lewis, London England, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1988, WBC boxing champ)

1965-10-29

Andy Beal, Germany, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 West of England Pro)

1965-11-26

Des Walker, Italia '90: England - World Cup Heroes

1965-12-21

Rodney Thomas, New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins

1965-12-30

David Baker, Sheffield England, UK cyclist

1966-01-06

Bob Kratch, New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts

1966-01-17

Trish Johnson, Bristol England, LPGA golfer (1993 Las Vegas)

1966-02-18

Phillip De Freitas, cricket pace bowler (in Dominica England 1986-95)

1966-02-18

Philip DeFreitas, First Quarter Final: England vs Sri Lanka

1966-02-21

Wendy James, London England, vocalist (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)

1966-03-21

Matthew Maynard, cricketer (big hitting Glamorgan & England player)

1966-04-02

Jon Ranwell, Wake Up England! The Day that Morning was Broken

1966-04-15

Samantha Karen Fox, East End London England, singer (Touch Me)

1966-04-29

Phil Tufnell, cricketer (England slow lefty & slower fieldsman)

1966-05-26

Billy Downes, Camden NJ, Nike golfer (1994 New England Classic)

1966-07-12

Annabel Croft, England, tennis star

1966-08-01

Marion Butts, New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts

1966-08-16

Rosey Edeh, London England, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96)

1966-09-05

Simone Jacobs, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-1984)

1966-11-10

Vanessa Angel, London, England, actress (Weird Science, Kingpin)

1966-11-22

Nicholas Rowe, London England, actor (Young Sherlock Holmes)

1966-9-10

Kimble Anders, Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots

1967-01-15

Richard Blakey, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in India 1993)

1967-01-22

Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)

1967-02-12

Andrew Dunkley, Kent England, golfer (1991-93 Co-Captain U of W Fla)

1967-04-30

Phil Gridelet, Mike Bassett: England Manager

1967-07-02

Debee Ashby, Coventry England, topless model (There's Girl in My Soup)

1967-07-12

Audie England, Delta of Venus

1967-07-21

Lance Painter, Bedford England, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)

1967-07-27

Neil Smith, cricketer (Warwickshire & England A all-rounder)

1967-08-08

Andy Ewings, Mike Bassett: England Manager

1967-09-18

Tara Fitzgerald, Sussex England, actress (Siren)

1967-10-03

Jeff Davidson, Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots

1967-12-08

Marina Augusta Baker, Windsor England, playmate (Mar, 1987)

1967-12-11

Richard Stemp, cricketer (Yorkshire & England A left-arm spinner)

1967-9-17

Maurice Hurst, Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots

1968-01-12

Heather Mills, Aldershot England, model/writer (Out on a Limb)

1968-02-14

Chris Lewis, cricketer (in Guyana England all-rounder)

1968-03-02

Penny "Stamper" Davis, Carlisle England, Canadian 470 yachter (Oly-96)

1968-03-23

Mike Atherton, cricketer (Lancashire batsman & England captain)

1968-03-28

Nasser Hussain, cricketer (Essex & England batsman)

1968-03-29

Chris Calloway, New England Patriots vs. New York Jets

1968-05-03

Jay Darlington, London England, keyboardist (Kula Shaker)

1968-07-05

Shahid Anwar, cricketer (Pakistani all-rounder 1996 England tour)

1968-08-11

Alan Kelly, England-born Irish footballer

1968-10-24

Adrian Dale, cricketer (prolific Glamorgan & England A batsman)

1968-12-02

Mark Harding, Bath England, keeper of Internet biographies

1968-12-25

Corey Widmer, New England Patriots vs. New York Giants

1969-01-14

Martin Bicknell, cricketer (England pace bowler 1993)

1969-03-07

Sam Gash, NFL running back (New England Patriots)

1969-03-16

Steve Israel, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, New England Patriots)

1969-03-18

Shaun Udal, cricketer (Hants off-spinner, England to Aust 1994-95)

1969-04-18

Katrina, World Sex Tour 20: England

1969-06-29

Simon Brown, cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996)

1969-07-12

Alan Mullally, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1996)

1969-08-01

Graham Thorpe, cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993)

1969-08-25

Mike Gisler, corner (New England Patriots)

1969-08-27

Mark Ealham, cricketer (Kent & England Test all-rounder 1996)

1969-09-06

Helen Labdan, Bracknell England, model (page 3)

1969-11-15

Peter Martin, cricketer (Lancashire & England pace bowler 1995)

1969-11-28

Nick Knight, cricketer (England opening batsman 1995- )

1969-12-04

Ferric Collons, NFL defensive end (New England Patriots)

1969-12-04

Terry Glenn, wide reciever (New England Patriots)

1969-12-16

Craig White, cricketer (England all-rounder 1994-95, AIS graduate)

1969-12-18

Keith Piper, cricketer (Warwickshire & England A wicketkeeper)

1969-12-30

Dave England, American television personality

1969-12-30

Dave England, Jackass: The Movie

1970-01-21

Ian Salisbury, cricketer (Sussex & England leg-spinner 1992-96)

1970-01-27

Dean Headley, cricket (grandson of George, England ODI quick 1996)

1970-02-04

Gabrielle Anwar, Laleham England, actress (Body Snatchers)

1970-02-11

Alistair Brown, cricketer (Surrey & England ODI opening batsman 1996)

1970-03-29

Ruth England, The Cotswolds

1970-05-22

Naomi Campbell, London England, model/actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped)

1970-05-25

Robert Croft, cricketer (Glamorgan off-spinner, England 1996-)

1970-05-27

Todd Collins, linebacker (New England Patriots)

1970-06-23

Mike Bartrum, tight end (New England Patriots)

1970-07-07

Min Patel, cricketer (in Mumbai England left-arm spinner v India 1996)

1970-07-17

Mandy Smith, England, rocker (I Just Can't Wait)/wife of Bill Wyman

1970-08-27

Mark Ilott, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1993-)

1970-09-04

Ione Skye, [Leitch], Hertfordshire England, actress (Say Anything)

1970-09-29

Emily Lloyd, London England, actress (Wish You Were Here, In Country)

1970-10-07

Dwayne Provo, cornerback (New England Patriots)

1970-10-16

Adrian Murrell, Dallas Cowboys vs. New England Patriots

1971-01-04

Evan Gary Hirsch, King of England

1971-01-25

Vincent Brisby, NFL wide receiver (New England Patriots)

1971-01-30

Chris Slade, NFL outside linebacker (New England Patriots)

1971-02-25

Byron Dafoe, Sussex England, NHL goalie (LA Kings)

1971-02-25

Helen Dobson, Skegness England, golfer (1993 State Farm Rail Classic)

1971-04-08

Edward Fryatt, Rochdale England, Nike golfer (1994 NCAA West Regional)

1971-04-25

Eric England, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)

1971-05-07

Glenn Ross, Qualifier Ireland and England's Strongest Man

1971-05-15

Radim Hladík Jr., I Served the King of England

1971-06-14

Fred Baxter, New England Patriots vs. New York Jets

1971-07-20

Ed Giddins, cricketer (promising Sussex pace bowler, England A 1995)

1971-07-22

Charlotte Gainsbourg, London England, actress (Little Thief)

1971-07-29

Jayne Fenner, Four Marks England, US sailing (Olympic-92)

1971-08-07

Dominic Cork, cricketer (England all-rounder Hat-trick v WI 1995)

1971-09-05

Adam Hollioake, England cricketer

1971-09-22

Chesney Lee Haskes, England, singer (Feels So Alive)

1971-10-11

Natalie Jay, Hendon England, actress (Baywatch)

1971-10-26

Ronnie Irani, cricketer (Essex all-rounder, England 1996)

1971-10-29

Greg Blewett, Australia vs England: 1st Twenty20 International

1971-10-30

Henry Ford, New England Patriots vs. Tennessee Titans

1971-11-13

Anthony Whiteman, England, 800m/1500m runner

1971-11-30

Heath Te-Ihi-O-Te-Rangy Davis, cricket bowler (NZ open v England 1994)

1971-12-05

Marrio Grier, fullback (New England Patriots)

1971-12-26

Mark Lathwell, cricketer (England opening batsman v Australia 1993)

1971-9-19

Paul Campbell, This Is England

1971-9-27

Michael G. England, The Cabin in the Woods

1971-9-27

Alonzo Spellman, Dallas Cowboys vs. New England Patriots

1972-03-01

Scott England, American History X

1972-03-12

Jo Hartley, This Is England

1972-04-04

Chad Eaton, defensive tackle (New England Patriots)

1972-04-07

Lovett Purnell, wide receiver (New England Patriots)

1972-04-11

Dietrich Jells, wide receiver (New England Patriots)

1972-04-11

Ted Johnson, linebacker (New England Patriots)

1972-04-14

Paul Devlin, England-born Scottish footballer

1972-05-03

Josh Taves, defensive end (New England Patriots)

1972-05-10

Emma Ridley, Hanpstead England, actress (Return to Oz)

1972-05-14

Mark Ruskell, England-born Scottish politician

1972-06-20

Paras Mhambrey, Indian cricket pace bowler (Test v England 1996)

1972-06-23

Larry Whigham, Dallas Cowboys vs. New England Patriots

1972-09-27

Malachy Loye, cricketer (Northamptonshire & England "A" batsman)

1972-10-20

Sean England, Iron Man

1972-12-26

Derrick Cullors, running back (New England Patriots)

1972-12-26

Shane Meadows, This Is England

1973-03-14

Chris Sullivan, defensive end (New England Patriots)

1973-03-20

Jane March, Edgeware England, actress (Lover)

1973-04-13

Dave Wohlabaugh, corner (New England Patriots)

1973-06-09

Tedy Bruschi, linebacker (New England Patriots)

1973-06-27

Heath Irwin, guard (New England Patriots)

1973-07-15

Ivan Barnev, I Served the King of England

1973-07-21

Stephen Clarke, Sutton Coldfield England, Canada swimmer (Oly-br-92, 96)

1973-08-03

Stephen Graham, This Is England

1973-08-29

Devin Wyman, defensive tackle (New England Patriots)

1973-11-14

Caroline Hall, Bristol England, golfer (Curtis Cup 1992)

1973-11-14

Lawyer Milloy, strong safety (New England Patriots)

1973-11-16

Sedrick Shaw, running back (New England Patriots)

1973-11-17

Scott Rehberg, tackle (New England Patriots)

1974-01-05

Iwan Thomas, North East England

1974-01-16

Kate Moss, Addiscomb Surrey England, model (Calvin Klein)

1974-01-21

Jerald Sowell, New England Patriots vs. New York Jets

1974-01-23

Glen Chapple, cricketer (Lancashire & England A pace bowler)

1974-05-17

Zuzana Fialová, I Served the King of England

1974-06-25

Vernon Crawford, linebacker (New England Patriots)

1974-9-13

Matt Patricia, Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots

1975-02-08

Damon Denson, guard (New England Patriots)

1975-02-25

Nicola Parfit, This Is England

1975-03-05

Chris Silverwood, cricketer (England Test pace bowler v Zimbabwe 1996)

1975-04-14

Brian Daboll, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New England Patriots

1975-05-02

David Beckham, Leytonstone, London, English footballer (Manchester United, England)

1975-06-19

Brandon Mitchell, defensive end (New England Patriots)

1975-06-29

Mathew Gates, Baldock England, dance skater (& Chalom-1995 Nat Jr champ)

1975-10-05

Kate Winslet, Reading England, actress (Titanic, Jude, Hamlet, Get Back)

1975-10-16

Jacques Kallis, cricketer (South African Test all-rounder v England 1995)

1975-10-17

Declan Perkins, Mike Bassett: England Manager

1975-12-09

Simos Sarketzis, Little England

1976-01-11

Jo, World Sex Tour 20: England

1976-02-05

Brian Moorman, Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots

1976-02-22

Jiri Ml. Kacirek, I Served the King of England

1976-03-30

Chris Canty, cornerback (New England Patriots)

1976-04-26

Mike McKenzie, New England Patriots at New Orleans Saints

1976-05-26

Paul Collingwood, Australia vs England: 1st Twenty20 International

1976-05-27

Matt Huntley, This Is England

1976-05-29

Ebenezer Ekuban, Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots

1976-09-01

Clare Connor, England Woman cricketer

1976-10-13

Edward Ellis, tackle (New England Patriots)

1976-10-25

Chris Hanson, Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots

1976-11-24

Artrell Hawkins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New England Patriots

1977-01-13

Orlando Bloom, Kent England, English actor (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings)

1977-01-20

Rian Lindell, Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots

1977-03-23

Sammy Morris, New England Patriots at New Orleans Saints

1977-07-15

David Hussey, Commonwealth Bank Series: Australia vs England: Game 3

1977-08-03

Tom Brady, San Mateo California, American football player (New England Patriots, 3 Super Bowls)

1977-08-17

Adalius Thomas, New England Patriots at New Orleans Saints

1977-08-19

Callum Blue, London, England, actor (Dead Like Me, The Tudors)

1977-08-20

James Ormond, England cricketer

1978-01-11

Emile Heskey, Round of 16: Germany vs England

1978-02-24

Louise Woodward, ELton England, nanny who killed Matthew Eappen

1978-06-13

Martin Lemaire, Who Stabbed Reno England...?

1978-07-25

Louise Joy Brown, Oldham England, world's first test tube baby

1978-12-06

Darrell Jackson, Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots

1978-9-03

Charles Grant, New England Patriots at New Orleans Saints

1979-03-28

Reche Caldwell, Indianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots

1979-04-18

Matthew Upson, Round of 16: Germany vs England

1979-07-10

Zoe Rose, World Sex Tour 23: England

1979-10-31

Chris Kelsay, Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots

1979-12-17

Charlotte Edwards, Twenty 20 World Cup Final: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan & England Women vs New Zealand Women

1979-9-20

Petra Hrebícková, I Served the King of England

1979-9-23

Dan Hodgett, This Is England

1980-05-01

Josh Reed, New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills

1980-06-13

Darius Vassell, Quarter-finals: England vs Brazil

1980-08-05

Wayne Bridge, Quarter-finals: England vs Brazil

1980-08-25

Nigel Holland, England

1980-08-29

Chris Simms, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New England Patriots

1980-10-13

Scott Parker, Quarter-Finals: England vs. Italy

1980-10-14

Terrence McGee, New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills

1980-9-02

Kyle Larson, New England Patriots vs. Cincinnati Bengals

1980-9-04

Jeremi Johnson, New England Patriots vs. Cincinnati Bengals

1981-01-13

Reggie Brown, Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots

1981-05-05

Craig David, Southhampton England, English singer (7 Days, Insomnia)

1981-05-30

Lucie Stepánková, I Served the King of England

1981-06-17

Kyle Boller, New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens

1982-01-09

Kate Middleton, Reading, England, Duchess of Cambridge and wife of Prince William

1982-02-16

Rickie Lambert, Group D: Uruguay vs England

1982-02-20

Oli Sutton, This Is England

1982-05-14

Rowan October, This Is England

1982-06-21

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, London, England, son of Prince Charles & Lady Diana

1982-11-08

Lynndie England, former U.S. Army reservist, associated with Abu Ghraib

1982-11-08

Lynndie England, Standard Operating Procedure

1982-12-19

Chris Kuper, Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots

1983-06-18

Billy Slater, Semi Final: New Zealand v England

1983-07-09

Shaun Marsh, Commonwealth Bank Series: Australia vs England: Game 2

1983-07-24

Daniele De Rossi, Group D: England vs Italy

1983-08-18

Andrew Shim, This Is England

1984-01-19

England Simpson, Interview with a Damned Liar

1984-02-01

Darren Fletcher, How to Be England Manager

1984-03-09

Joseph Gilgun, This Is England

1984-04-20

Anthony Fasano, New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

1984-12-08

Jen Friel, New England: People Search

1984-12-09

Steve O'Keefe, KFC Twenty20 International: Australia vs England: Game 2

1984-12-11

Leighton Baines, Group D: England vs Italy

1985-01-16

Joel Meyer-England, John Carter

1985-07-02

Chad Henne, New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

1985-10-05

Shawn Nelson, Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots

1985-10-13

Brian Hoyer, New England Patriots at New Orleans Saints

1985-9-13

Davone Bess, New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

1986-07-18

Barbora Mottlová, I Served the King of England

1987-03-06

Hannah England, Episode dated 14 October 2013

1987-12-13

Michael Socha, This Is England

1988-02-23

Eric England, Contracted

1988-05-10

Adam Lallana, Group D: England vs Italy

1988-05-18

Raleigh Latham, King of England

1988-08-24

Rupert Grint, Hertfordshire England, English actor (Harry Potter)

1989-03-02

Chris Woakes, Commonwealth Bank Series: Australia vs England: Game 5 - Flood Relief Appeal

1989-06-02

Steve Smith, KFC Twenty20 International: Australia vs England: Game 2

1989-9-24

Rosamund Hanson, This Is England

1990-01-23

Chanel Cresswell, This Is England

1990-04-07

Danielle Watson, This Is England

1990-07-24

Andrew Ellis, This Is England

1990-08-12

Mario Balotelli, Group D: England vs Italy

1991-02-17

Edward (Ed) Sheeran, Halifax England, singer-songwriter

1991-05-02

Daisy-May Bates, Oh! To Be in England: Part 1

1992-01-01

Jack Wilshere, Group D: England vs Italy

1994-10-31

Clovis Asong, North East England

1996-01-07

Abbey Speakman, England, born 19 days after her twin sister

1996-12-19

Paige Speakman, England, born 19 days before her twin sister

2013-07-22

Prince George of Cambridge, London, England, son of Prince William of England (3rd in line to the English throne)

England - Notable Weddings

Richard IMay 12, 1191

Edward IIIJan 24, 1328

Anne BoleynJan 25, 1533

Henry VIIIJul 12, 1543

Samuel HoodAug 25, 1749

Samuel Taylor ColeridgeOct 4, 1795

Elizabeth FryAug 19, 1800

Charles BabbageJul 25, 1814

William GladstoneJul 25, 1839

Robert ScottSep 2, 1908

Bernard Law MontgomeryJul 27, 1927

Mary LeakeyDec 24, 1936

Bette DavisDec 31, 1940

Peter CushingApr 10, 1943

Angela LansburyAug 12, 1949

Peter SellersSep 15, 1951

Lew HoadJun 18, 1955

C. S. LewisApr 23, 1956

Ken RosewallOct 6, 1956

Patsy ClineSep 15, 1957

Samuel BeckettMar 25, 1961

Maggie SmithJun 29, 1967

Pete TownshendMay 20, 1968

Andrew Lloyd WebberMar 22, 1984

Kate WinsletNov 22, 1998

Nick FaldoJul 28, 2001

Gwen StefaniSep 14, 2002

Elizabeth HurleyMar 3, 2007

Tom BradyFeb 26, 2009

Lily AllenJun 11, 2011

Zara PhillipsJul 30, 2011

Tom StoppardJun 7, 2014

England - Weddings
Date Event
1152-05-16

Eleanor of Aquitaine marries Henri of Anjou, handing the future King Henry II of England most of France, which is why kings of England claimed France for centuries thereafter.

1152-05-18

Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine

1191-05-12

Richard I of England marries Berengaria of Navarre.

1290-07-08

Princess Margaret (15), daughter of Edward I of England marries John II of Brabant at Westminster Abbey

1328-01-24

King Edward III of England marries Philippa of Henegouwen (Hainault)

1365-07-27

Isabella of England marries Enguerrand of Coucy at Windsor

1382-01-20

King Richard II of England marries Anne of Bohemia and daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor at Westminster Abbey. Anne died of plague in 1394.

1472-07-12

Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminster Abbey.

1486-01-18

King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV

1533-01-25

England's King Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn (approximate date), his 2nd wife

1543-07-12

England's King Henry VIII weds Catherine Parr (6th & last wife)

1554-07-24

Queen Maria of England marries Philip, king of Naples/Jerusalem

1749-08-25

British admiral Samuel Hood (24) weds Susannah Linzee in Portsmouth, England

1795-10-04

Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge (22) weds Sara Fricker in Bristol, England

1800-08-19

Social reformer Elizabeth Fry (20) weds tea dealer Joseph Fry (23) at the Norwich Quaker Meeting House in Norwich, England

1814-07-25

Inventor Charles Babbage (21) weds Georgina Whitmore at St. Michael's Church in Devon, England

1839-07-25

British PM William Gladstone (29) weds Catherine Glynne (27) in England

1908-09-02

Naval officer Robert Scott (40) weds sculptress Kathleen Bruce (30) at the Chapel Royal in London, England

1927-07-27

British Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery (39) weds Elizabeth Carver in Chiswick, England

1936-12-24

Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey (23) weds archaeologist Louis Leakey (33) in England

1940-12-31

Actress Bette Davis (32) weds New England innkeeper Arthur Farnsworth at 15,000-acre ranch in Lake Montezuma, Arizona

1943-04-10

Actor Peter Cushing (29) weds actress Violet Helene Beck in London, England

1949-08-12

Multi-Tony award-winning actress Angela Lansbury (23) weds actor and producer Peter Shaw (31) at St. Columba's Presbyterian Church of Scotland in London, England

1951-09-15

Actor Peter Sellers (26) weds actress Anne Howe n London, England

1955-06-18

Former World No. 1 tennis player Lew Hoad (20) weds tennis player Jenny Staley (21) at St Mary's Church in Wimbledon, England

1956-04-23

Novelist C. S. Lewis (57) weds poet Joy Davidman (41) at the register office in Oxford, England

1956-10-06

Tennis player champ Ken Rosewall (21) weds Wilma McIver at St John's Church of England Cathedral in Brisbane, Australia

1957-09-15

Country music legend Patsy Cline (25) weds linotype operator Charles Dick (23) in Winchester, England

1961-03-25

Playwright Samuel Beckett (54) weds Suzanne Dechevaux-Dumesnil on a secret civil ceremony in England

1964-02-19

Actor Peter Sellers (38) weds actress Britt Ekland in London, England

1967-06-29

Actress Maggie Smith (32) weds actor Robert Stephens (35) in Greenwich, England

1968-05-20

"The Who" guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend (23) weds Karen Astley in England

1973-07-04

British Army officer Andrew Parker Bowles (33) weds Camilla Rosemary Shand (26) at Guards Chapel in Birdcage Walk in London, England

1975-08-23

Actress Maggie Smith (40) weds playwright Beverley Cross (44) at the Guildford Register Office in Surrey, England

1984-03-22

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (36) weds singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (23) in Hampshire, England

1986-07-23

Britain's Prince Andrew (26) weds Sarah Ferguson (26) at Westminster Abbey in London, England

1992-08-20

Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler at an 11th century chapel in Wiltshire, England

1998-02-22

Singer-songwriter Tori Amos (34) weds British sound engineer Mark Hawley (34) in West Wycombe, England

1998-11-22

"Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England

2001-07-28

Six-time golf winner Nick Faldo (44) weds third wife Valerie Bercher on a lavish ceremony in Windsor, England

2002-09-14

No Doubt lead vocalist Gwen Stefani (42) weds lead singer and rhythm guitarist "Bush" Gavin Rossdale (46) at St. Paul's Church in London, England

2005-06-24

"Real Madrid" football striker Michael Owen (25) weds Louise Bonsall at Carden Park Hotel in Chester, England

2005-08-21

"Strictly Come Dancing" hostess Natasha Kaplinsky (32) weds investment banker Justin Bower at St. Margaret's Church in Somerset, England

2005-08-30

"Squeeze" band founder Jools Holland (47) weds sculptor Christabel McEwen at St. James Church in Cooling, Kent, England

2005-09-10

Fashion model Jodie Kidd (26) weds entrepreneur Aidan Butler at St. Peter's Church in Twineham, West Sussex, England

2005-09-10

"The Yardbirds" rock guitarist Jeff Beck (61) weds Sandra Cash in Tunbridge Wells, England

2005-09-10

British television presenter Kate Garraway (38) weds former political lobbyist Derek Draper (38) at St. Mary The Virgin parish church in London, England

2005-09-10

Camilla Parker-Bowles's son Tom Parker Bowles (30) weds "Harpers & Queen" fashion features editor Sara Buys at St. Nicholas' Church in Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England

2005-12-10

Actress Jane Danson (27) weds "Brookside" actor Robert Beck (35) at Gibbon Bridge Hotel in Lancashire, England

2005-12-17

Race car driver Gary Paffett (24) weds his lady love Lisa in England

2006-07-22

British TV presenter Ant McPartlin (30) weds former member of "Deuce" Lisa Armstrong (29) at St. Nicholas Church in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England

2006-07-29

"Primal Scream" lead singer Bobby Gillespie (44) weds stylist Katy England at St. Margaret's Church in Betley, Staffordshire

2006-09-02

Former "EastEnders" actress Hannah Waterman (31) weds actor Ricky Groves (38) at a country church in Inwardleigh, England

2006-10-20

"Liberty X" member Michelle Heaton (27) weds Pop Idol's Andy Scott-Lee (26) in Hertfordshire, England

2006-12-02

"Emmerdale" actor Nick Miles (44) weds Stephanie Lumb at the Roundthorn Country House Hotel in Penrith, England

2007-03-03

Model and actress Elizabeth Hurley (41) weds Indian textile heir Arun Nayar (42) at Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire, England

2009-02-26

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen (32) weds NFL New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (35) at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica

2010-01-09

Food writer and former fashion model Sophie Dahl (32) weds British jazz singer Jamie Cullum (30) in Hampshire, England

2011-06-11

Recording artist Lily Allen (26) weds Sam Cooper (32) at St. James The Great church in Gloucestershire, England

2011-07-30

Granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and British equestrian Zara Phillips (30) weds England rugby player Mike Tindall (32) at the Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland

2012-04-21

Actress Carey Mulligan (26) weds "Mumford & Sons" lead singer Marcus Mumford (25) in Somerset, England

2012-06-17

"Revenge" actress Ashley Madekwe (30) weds "Secret Diary Of A Call Girl" actor Iddo Goldberg (36) in London, England

2012-06-30

Mick Jagger's daughter Jade Jagger (41) weds longtime boyfriend Adrian Fillary at the Aynhoe Park Hotel in Oxfordshire, England

2014-06-07

Playwright Tom Stoppard (76) weds brewery heiress Sabrina Guinness on an intimate register office ceremony in East Dorset, England

England - Divorces
Date Event
2010-09-03

Pop singer Cheryl Cole (27) divorces England soccer player Ashley Cole (29) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 and a half years of marriage

England - Notable Deaths

Richard IApr 6, 1199

Edward IIIJun 21, 1377

Catherine of AragonJan 7, 1536

Anne BoleynMay 19, 1536

Henry VIIIJan 28, 1547

Anne of ClevesJul 16, 1557

Elizabeth IMar 24, 1603

James VIMar 27, 1625

Charles IIFeb 6, 1685

Christopher WrenFeb 25, 1723

David BeattyMar 12, 1936

England - Deaths
Date Event
197-02-19

D Clodius Septimus Albinus, Roman bequest in England, dies in battle

303-04-23

Saint George, Greek officer in the Roman army, beheaded. Patron saint of many lands including England

604-05-26

Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605)

924-07-17

King Edward the Elder of England (899-924)

939-10-27

King Athelstan I of England (b. 895)

946-05-25

Edmund the Older, king of Wessex/England (939-46), dies

955-11-23

Edred, King of England (b. c. 923)

959-10-01

King Edwy of England

975-07-08

Edgar, King of England (959-75), dies

1014-02-03

Sweyn Forkbeard, Viking king of Denmark, Norway and England (1013-14), dies

1016-04-23

Æthelred II "the Unready", king of England (979-1016), dies

1035-11-12

Cnut (Canute) "The Great", King of Denmark. England, Norway and parts of Sweden. Reigned 1016-1035.

1040-03-17

Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies

1042-06-08

Harthacnut/Harthacanute, King of Denmark and England (b. 1018) Lambeth

1066-01-05

Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies

1066-10-14

Harold II, King of England (1066), dies at the Battle of Hastings

1075-12-19

Edith of Wessex, wife of Edward the Confessor of England

1087-09-09

William I, The Conqueror, King of England/Duke of Normandy, dies

1100-08-02

William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44

1118-05-01

Edith of Scotland, first wife of Henry I of England (b. c. 1080)

1120-11-25

William Adelin, son and heir of Henry I of England (b. 1104) dies in White Ship tragedy trying to save his illegitimate half-sister Countess of Perche while crossing the English Channel

1135-12-01

Henry I Beauclerc, King of England (1st English King fluent in the English language), dies

1151-04-23

Queen Adeliza of England (b. 1103)

1152-05-03

Matilda of Boulogne, Queen of England (b. 1105)

1153-08-17

Eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130)

1154-10-25

Stefanus van Blois, king of England (1135-54), dies

1183-06-11

Henry the Young King, son of Henry II of England (b. 1155)

1189-07-06

Henry II, King of England (1154-89), dies at 56

1189-09-03

Jacob of Orleans, Rabbi, killed in anti Jewish riot in London England

1199-04-06

Richard I, the Lion-hearted, King of England (1189-99), dies at 41

1199-09-04

Joan of England, Queen consort of Sicily, wife of William II of Sicily (b. 1165)

1205-07-13

Hubert Walter, Archbishop of Canterbury and Justicier of England

1216-10-19

King John of England (1199-1216), agreed to the Magna Carta, dies at 49

1230-12-23

Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England

1238-03-04

Joan of England, Queen Consort of Scotland, wife of Alexander II (b. 1210)

1241-12-01

Isabella of England, wife of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1214)

1246-05-31

Isabella of Angouleme, queen of John of England

1271-11-16

Henry III, King of England (1216-71, Provisions of Oxford), dies

1275-09-24

Humphrey de Bohun, 2nd Earl of Hereford, Constable of England (b. 1208)

1284-08-19

Alphonso, Earl of Chester, son of Edward I of England (b. 1273)

1290-11-28

Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I of England (b. 1241)

1291-06-26

Eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III of England

1296-06-05

Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (b. 1245)

1307-04-07

Joan of Acre, daughter of Edward I of England (b. 1271)

1307-07-07

Edward I, King of England (1272-1307), dies at 68

1317-02-14

Marguerite of France, queen of Edward I of England (b. 1282)

1327-09-21

Edward II, king of England (1307-1327), assassinated at 43

1330-11-29

Roger de Mortimer, 1st Earl of March, de facto ruler of England (b. 1287)

1338-08-04

Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)

1358-08-22

Isabella, Queen of England (b. circa 1295)

1368-10-07

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England (b. 1338)

1369-08-15

Philippa of Hainault, Queen consort of Edward III of England

1376-06-08

"Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46

1377-06-21

Edward III, king of England (1327-77), dies at 64

1379-12-16

John Fitzalan, Marshal of England

1381-06-15

John Cavendish, Lord Chief Justice of England

1394-06-04

Mary de Bohun, wife of Henry IV of England (b. c 1369)

1394-06-07

Anne of Bohemia, wife of Richard II of England (plague) (b. 1367)

1398-07-20

Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, heir to the throne of England (b. 1374)

1400-02-14

Richard II, king of England (1377-99), murdered at age 33 at Pontefract Castle

1402-08-01

Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)

1413-03-20

King Henry IV of England (1399-1413) dies at 45

1414-02-19

Thomas Arundel, archbishop of Canterbury/chancellor of England, dies

1414-09-01

William de Ros, 7th Baron de Ros, Lord Treasurer of England (b. 1369)

1421-03-22

Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (killed in battle) (b. 1388)

1422-08-31

Henry V, King of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19), dies

1435-09-14

John, Duke of Bedford, regent of England (b. 1389)

1437-01-03

Catherine of Valois, wife of Henry V of England (b. 1401)

1460-12-31

Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443)

1461-02-02

Owen Tudor, Welsh founder of the Tudor dynasty of England

1471-05-20

Henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies

1483-04-09

Edward IV, King of England (1461-70, 71-83) (b.1442)

1483-06-25

Edward V, king of England (Apr 9-Jun 25, 1483), murdered

1484-04-09

Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (b. 1473), son of Richard III King of England

1485-03-16

Anne Neville, queen of Richard III of England (b. 1456)

1485-08-22

Richard III, king of England (1483-85), killed in battle at 32

1495-05-31

Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England, (b. 1415)

1503-02-04

Queen Elizabeth, consort of Henry VII of England, dies

1509-04-21

Henry VII, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509), dies at 52

1509-06-29

Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII of England (b. 1443)

1530-11-29

Thomas Wolsey, Cardinal, adviser and Lord Chancellor, (1514-29) to England's King Henry VIII (approx. 60)

1536-01-07

Catherine of Aragon, 1st wife of England's King Henry VIII, dies at 50

1536-05-19

Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII, beheaded

1542-02-13

Catharine Howard, queen of England/5th wife of Henry VIII, beheaded

1543-07-19

Lady Mary Boleyn, mistress of King Henry VIII of England

1544-04-30

Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England

1547-01-28

Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55

1548-09-05

Catharine Parr, queen of England/wife of Henry VIII, dies at about 36

1553-07-06

Edward VI Tudor, King of England (1547-53), dies at 15

1554-02-12

Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17

1557-07-16

Anne of Cleves, queen of England/4th wife of Henry VIII, dies at 41

1559-09-10

Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (b. 1501)

1567-06-12

Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1490)

1568-12-23

Roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England

1603-03-24

Elizabeth I Tudor, [Virgin Queen], of England and Ireland (1558-1603), dies at 69

1604-06-24

Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, Lord Great Chamberlain of England (b. 1550)

1606-11-12

St. Nicholas Owen (martyr), one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales

1625-03-27

James VI and I, Scottish born King of Scotland )1657-1625) and King of England and Ireland (1603-25), poet and author, dies at 58

1661-01-03

Maria I Stuart, Queen of England/husband of Willem II, dies at 29 [NS]

1662-02-13

Elisabeth Stuart, of James I of Scotland and England, dies at 65

1669-09-10

Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I of England (b. 1609)

1670-06-30

Henrietta Anne Stuart, Princess of England, Scotland, and Ireland (b. 1644)

1671-03-31

Anne Hyde, wife of James II of England (b. 1637)

1672-09-16

Anne Bradstreet, New England's first published poet, dies (birth date unknown)

1676-12-25

Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609)

1685-02-06

Charles II, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1660-85), dies at 54

1687-11-13

Nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37

1694-12-28

Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]

1695-01-07

Mary II Stuart, queen of England, dies at 32 [OS=Dec 28 1694]

1699-11-09

Hortense Mancini, mistress of Charles II, King of England (b. 1646)

1701-09-06

James II [Stuart], king of England (1685-88), dies at 68

1701-09-16

James II of England and VII of Scotland (b. 1633)

1702-03-08

William III, Dutch King of England (1689-1702), dies at 51 [NS-Mar 19] (b. 1650)

1702-03-19

Willem III Henry, [Dutch William], king of England/Scot, dies at 51

1705-11-30

Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II of England (b. 1638)

1708-10-28

Prince George of Denmark, Consort of Queen Anne of England (b. 1653)

1709-10-09

Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, English mistress of Charles II of England (b. 1640)

1714-08-01

Anne Stuart, Queen of England (1702-14), dies at about 49

1716-04-26

John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651)

1717-10-26

Catherine Sedley, English mistress of James II of England (b. 1657)

1718-05-07

Mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658)

1721-12-22

Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery

1722-01-21

Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, English supporter of William III of England (b. 1661)

1723-02-25

Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies at 90

1723-08-23

Increase Mather, New England Puritan minister (b. 1639)

1723-10-10

William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1665)

1727-06-10

George Ludwig, German monarch of Hannover/king of England, dies at 67

1730-05-30

Arabella Churchill, mistress of James II of England, sister of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (b. 1648)

1733-04-19

Elizabeth Villiers, mistress of William III of England

1734-07-22

Peter King, 1st Baron King, Lord Chancellor of England

1747-04-09

Simon Fraser, 12th baron Lovat Jacobite, last man beheaded in England

1764-03-06

Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1690)

1777-12-12

Reverend Benjamin Russen, executed at Tyburn England for rape

1803-02-21

Edward Despard, last person drawn & quartered in England

1807-07-13

Henry Benedict Stuart, Jacobite claimant to the throne of England (b. 1725)

1811-02-09

Nevil Maskelyne, 5th Astronomer Royal of England (1765-1811), dies

1818-11-17

Charlotte Sophia von Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen of England, dies

1842-04-11

John England, bishop of Charleston Carolina, dies

1844-06-15

Thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66

1860-11-08

Charles Fellows, English Archaeologist who discovered ruins of the cities of ancient Lycia and brought to Lycian marbles to England, dies

1861-12-14

Albert, Prince consort of England and husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42

1869-09-17

Peter M Roget, England, lexographer (Roget's Thesaurus), dies

1876-09-03

Felix, cricketer (legendary All-England player), dies

1880-06-16

James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies

1890-12-03

Bill Midwinter, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia, 4 for England), dies

1891-01-04

Joe Hunter, cricket wicket-keeper (England on 1884-85 Aust tour), dies

1891-06-23

George Parr, cricketer (Nottinghamshire & All-England), dies

1892-02-19

Monty Bowden, cricket captain (England v South Africa 1889), dies at 26

1894-03-11

John Selby, cricketer (6 Tests for England 1877-82), dies

1896-12-31

Leland Hone, cricketer (scored 7 & 6 in only England Test 1879), dies

1898-06-18

George Ulyett, cricketer (949 runs 50 wkts for England 25 Tests), dies

1899-03-24

Billy Barnes, cricketer (725 runs in 21 Tests for England), dies

1900-03-11

Edmund Peate, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1881-86), dies

1900-11-22

Arthur S Sullivan, England, composer (Mikado, Ivanhoe), dies at 58

1902-01-11

Johnny Briggs, cricketer (118 wkts for England), dies in an asylum

1902-08-10

George Vernon, cricketer (scored 11* & 3 in only England Test), dies

1904-11-04

Jack Brown, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1894-99), dies

1904-12-10

James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies

1907-01-16

Alfred Shaw, cricketer (seven Tests for England 1877-82), dies

1910-05-06

Edward VII, King of England (1901-10), dies at 68

1910-08-29

Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies

1911-11-23

Bernard Tancred, cricketer (87 runs in 1888-89 South Africa v England), dies

1912-07-02

Tom Richardson, English cricketer (88 wickets in 14 Tests for England), dies (b. 1870)

1914-05-13

R E Foster, only dual England captain at cricket & soccer, dies

1914-06-06

Walter T Watts-Dunton, England, lawyer/poet/writer (Aylwin), dies

1914-11-14

Frederick Sleigh Roberts, England's King at Liverpool

1914-12-21

A O Jones, cricketer (12 Tests for England 1899-1909), dies

1915-01-06

Reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies

1915-04-03

Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (England capt at turn of century), suicide

1916-03-09

Ken Hutchings, cricketer (exciting England batsman, WW I), dies

1916-07-01

William Booth, cricketer (WW I 2 Tests for England 1913-14), dies

1916-08-01

Claude Newberry, South African cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies

1916-11-23

Leonard Moon, cricketer (WW I 4 Tests for England 1905-06), dies

1916-12-26

Frank Penn, cricketer (one Test for England v Australia 1880), dies

1917-01-25

Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies

1917-09-12

Eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test South Africa v England 1914), dies

1917-11-19

Basil Grieve, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests England v South Africa 1889), dies

1919-04-30

Henry Wood, England cricket wicket keeper (in 4 Tests 1888-92), dies

1919-07-31

R G Barlow, cricketer (591 runs/34 wickets/17 Tests for England), dies

1919-08-20

Greg MacGregor, England cricketer (b. 1869)

1920-07-05

John Shuter, cricketer (scored 28 in only Test for England 1888), dies

1921-02-12

Charles Leslie, cricketer (4 Tests England v Australia 1882-83), dies

1922-09-21

Tom Armitage, cricketer (England lob bowler v Australia 1877), dies

1923-10-12

A P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies

1925-12-17

A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies

1926-05-20

Dick Pougher, cricketer (17 & 3-26 in only Test for England 1892), dies

1926-11-01

Wilfred Flowers, cricketer (England spinner in 8 Tests 1884-93), dies

1927-06-11

William Attewell, cricket bowler (England in 10 Tests 1884-1891), dies

1928-04-05

Roy Kilner, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1924-26), dies at 38

1928-12-21

Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v South Africa 1895-96), dies

1929-05-21

V P F A Royle, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1879), dies

1929-10-25

James Lillywhite Jr, cricketer (two Tests for England 1877), dies

1929-11-19

Arthur H Mann, English composer (Church of England Hymnal), dies

1929-12-09

Willis Cuttell, cricketer (two Tests England v South Africa 1899), dies

1930-11-11

W W Whysall, cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies

1931-04-30

Sammy Woods, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia, 3 for England), dies

1931-07-16

Charles Studd, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1882-83), dies

1932-04-26

Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies

1933-01-31

John Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65

1933-03-27

Lionel Palairet, cricketer (49 runs in 2 Tests for England 1902), dies

1933-05-29

Frank Sugg, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for England 1888), dies

1933-12-09

Morice Bird, cricketer (scored 280 runs in 10 Tests for England), dies

1934-10-15

Raymond Poincaré, England's King at Liverpool

1935-03-03

Neville Knox, cricketer (bowled in 2 Tests for England 1907), dies

1935-07-15

Alfred Archer, cricketer (England batsman in one Test 1899), dies

1935-11-02

H B "Jock" Cameron, South African cricket captain (v England 1935, age 30), dies

1935-11-19

F S Gough-Calthorpe, cricketer (England captain v WI 1930), dies

1935-12-04

Hylton Philipson, cricketer (England keeper in 5 Tests 1892-95), dies

1936-01-10

Charles Wright, cricketer (3 Tests England v South Africa 1895-96), dies

1936-03-12

David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty and British Admiral of the Fleet dies of heart failure at 65 in London, England

1936-06-19

John Sharpe, cricketer (1-eyed fast bowler for England 1891-92), dies

1936-06-26

George Allan England, The Gift Supreme

1936-10-12

B L T Bosanquet, cricketer (1st great googly bowler, England), dies

1936-10-30

Teddy Wynyard, cricketer (three Tests for England 1896-1906), dies

1937-03-26

Albert Relf, cricketer (13 Tests for England 1903-14), commits suicide

1937-08-06

Annie E F Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre), dies at 76

1937-11-12

Harry Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper (v WI 1928), dies

1937-12-18

S S Schultz, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1879), dies

1938-01-28

John Sharp, cricketer (England bat 1909, also soccer intl), dies

1938-03-15

Edmund Tylecote, cricketer (England keeper in 6 Tests 1882-86), dies

1939-01-06

Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies

1939-07-19

Tom Hayward, cricketer (35 Tests for England, 1999 runs), dies

1939-08-24

W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies

1940-02-07

Francis Ford, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1894-95), dies

1940-03-29

Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(b. 1916)

1941-08-12

Bobby Peel, cricketer (took 102 wickets for England), dies

1941-10-20

Ken Farnes (WWII) 15 Tests for England, cricketer (60 wickets), dies

1942-01-01

Jaroslav Jezek, I Served the King of England

1942-07-23

Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56

1942-10-24

Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies

1942-12-18

Charlie Walker, cricketer (Aust tourist to England 1930, 1938), dies

1943-07-27

H B G Austin, cricketer (capt of 1923 WI team to England), dies

1943-09-17

Dick Tyldesley, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies

1944-02-08

Clem Wilson, cricketer (bro of Rockley, 2 Tests for England 1896), dies

1944-04-17

J T Hearne, cricketer (took 49 wkts in 12 Tests for England), dies

1944-06-13

Christopher Heseltine, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1895-96), dies

1944-06-19

Bill Bradley, cricketer (bowled for England in two Tests 1899), dies

1944-06-26

Billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies

1944-08-05

Maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies

1944-11-17

A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies

1945-07-20

Arthur Seccull, South African cricketer (Test v England 1896), dies

1945-11-07

Alfred Dipper, cricketer (England batsman scored in only Test), dies

1946-04-25

Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies

1946-05-07

Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies

1947-03-09

Stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies

1947-09-22

Chester Barnett, The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England

1947-10-13

Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter, dies

1948-02-10

Ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies

1948-07-26

Charles Mills, South African cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies

1948-09-11

Albert Powell, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898-99), dies

1948-12-09

Sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies

1949-07-14

Frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for S Afr), dies

1949-08-30

Arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies

1949-11-01

Leslie Gay, cricket wicket-keeper/goalkeeper (England in 1890's), dies

1950-02-16

David Denton, cricketer (England batsman in 11 Tests 1905-10), dies

1950-03-23

Douglas Carr, England cricket leg-spinner (Test 1909), dies

1951-06-06

Lionel Hallam, cricketer (England capt 1921), dies

1951-08-03

Neville Tufnell, cricket wicket keeper (Test for England 1910), dies

1951-09-03

Arnold Warren, cricketer (only Test for England), dies

1951-10-13

W G (Billy) Quaife, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 228 runs), dies

1952-12-19

Harry Makepeace, cricketer (cricket & soccer intl for England), dies

1953-09-12

Frederick Kuys, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898), dies

1953-12-02

Ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies

1954-01-20

Fred Root, cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests v Aus 1926), dies

1954-02-21

William K. Howard, Fire Over England

1954-03-03

Frank England, The Three Musketeers

1954-03-18

Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies

1954-05-23

H R Bromley-Davenport, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England), dies

1954-10-27

Frank Druce, cricketer (252 runs in 5 Tests for England), dies

1955-12-22

Len Braund, cricketer (23 Tests for England 987 runs 47 wkts), dies

1956-05-18

Maurice Tate, cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies

1957-03-12

Harry Dean, cricketer (England left-arm bowler in 3 Tests, 1912), dies

1957-07-21

Rockley Wilson, cricketer (bro of Clem, Test for England 1921), dies

1958-05-03

Frank Foster, cricketer (England all-rounder, 11 Tests 1911-12), dies

1958-06-18

Douglas Jardine, cricketer (22 Tests for England), dies

1958-06-28

George Gunn, cricketer (15 Tests for England), dies at 50

1958-10-15

Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies

1958-10-17

C L Townsend, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1899), dies

1958-11-18

Sivert Samuelson, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1910), dies

1959-03-28

James Neblett, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935), dies

1959-06-26

Audley Miller, cricketer (Test for England 1896), dies

1959-11-15

Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies

1959-12-05

K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies

1960-01-05

Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies

1960-07-09

Vallance Jupp, cricketer (28 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1921-28), dies

1960-08-16

Errol Holmes, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for England 1935), dies

1960-09-18

A J Evans, cricketer (only England Test v Aus 1921), dies

1960-11-03

Harold Spencer Jones, London, English Astronomer and 10th astronomer royal of England whose work led to a more accurate determination of the distance between the Earth and the Sun

1961-03-23

A C Russell, cricketer (10 Tests for England 910 runs), dies

1961-05-02

J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for England 1921-31), dies

1961-09-16

A P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies

1961-10-02

Reggie Spooner, cricketer (England centurion v South Africa 1912), dies

1962-01-16

Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77

1962-04-04

James Hanratty, executed at Bedford Prison, England, for the murder of Michael Gregsten (b. 1936)

1962-05-05

Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (990 runs in 14 Tests for England), dies

1963-01-30

P F "Plum" Warner, cricketer (England mgr during Bodyline tour), dies

1963-07-18

A H C Cooper, South African cricketer (Test v England 1914), dies

1963-08-21

John Gunn, cricketer (England all-rounder in 6 Tests 1901-05), dies

1963-09-12

Ben Sealey, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1933), dies

1963-12-21

Jack Hobbs, cricketer (61 Tests for England), dies

1964-01-17

Terence Hanbury White, novelist (England Have My Bones), dies at 57

1964-02-06

W L Cornford, England cricket wicket-keeper (4 Tests v NZ 1930), dies

1964-08-13

Peter Anthony Allen is the last person executed (for murder) in England and United Kingdom at Walton Prison, Liverpool

1964-12-03

George Brown, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies

1965-04-08

Jack Durston, cricketer (one Test for England, 4-102 & 1-34), dies

1965-05-08

H T W Hardinge, cricketer (scored 25 & 5 in only Test for England), dies

1965-07-01

Wally Hammond, South African cricketer (7,249 runs for England), dies

1965-07-07

Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies

1965-08-10

Rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies

1965-09-14

Jack Hearne, cricketer (806 runs in 24 Tests for England), dies

1966-01-05

George Duckworth, cricketer (24 Tests for England, ct 45 stp 15), dies

1966-05-22

Tom Goddard, cricketer (22 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1930-39), dies

1966-08-17

Archibald Palm, cricketer (Test South Africa v England 1927-28), dies

1966-09-10

James Langridge, cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies

1966-10-13

Father Marriott, cricketer (one Test for England, 11 wickets), dies

1966-10-27

Nigel Haig, cricketer (England pace bowler in 5 Tests 1921-30), dies

1967-01-01

Maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies

1967-06-26

Errol Hunte, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests v England 1930), dies

1967-08-04

Peter Smith, cricketer (Essex leggie, 3 wickets for England), dies

1967-12-26

S F Barnes, cricketer (27 Tests for England, 189 wickets), dies

1968-05-10

Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies

1968-07-01

Dick Young, cricketer (England wicketkeeper v Aust 1907-08), dies

1968-12-12

Walter Robins, cricketer (19 Tests for England 64 wkts), dies

1969-01-13

Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (England, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies

1970-02-13

Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (28 Tests for England, ct 60 stp 12), dies

1970-09-19

Greville Stevens, cricketer (10 Tests for England 1922-29), dies

1970-12-01

Frank Smailes, cricketer (England pace bowler Test v India 1946), dies

1971-03-18

George Wood, England cricket wicketkeeper (v South Africa 1924), dies

1971-09-14

Bill Copson, cricketer (England pace bowler before & after WW2), dies

1972-07-06

Vincent Valentine, WI cricket pace bowler (England 1933), dies

1973-04-01

Arthur Wood, cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), dies

1973-04-27

Jim Sims, cricketer (England leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1935-37), dies

1974-07-09

Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies

1974-08-13

Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Umpire in 3 Tests for England), dies

1976-01-11

Mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies

1976-02-02

Harry Elliott, England cricket wicketkeeper (3 Tests 1927-34), dies

1976-09-05

A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies

1976-12-18

George Emmett, cricketer (England opener v Aust Old Trafford 1948), dies

1977-02-22

Jack O'Connor, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England 1929-30), dies

1977-09-13

Arthur Fagg, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1936-39/umpire), dies

1977-09-13

Leopold Stokowski, symphonic conductors, dies in England, at 95

1977-10-18

Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies

1977-11-22

Reg Perks, England cricket pace bowler (1938-39), dies

1977-12-07

Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies

1978-01-22

Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies

1978-03-30

George Paine, lefty cricket spinner (for England in WI 1935), dies

1978-03-30

Harold Gimblett, cricketer (Batted in 3 Tests for England), suicide

1978-04-10

Robert Vas, Refuge England

1978-05-05

Alfred H H Gilligan, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies

1978-05-19

George Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies

1979-02-05

Eddie Paynter, cricketer (20 Tests for England, avg 59.23), dies

1979-02-09

C I J Smith, cricket all-rounder (5 Tests for England 1935-37), dies

1979-05-31

Nigel Howard, cricketer (England captain 1951-52 tour of India), dies

1979-06-04

Edward Dawson, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1927-30), dies

1979-07-17

Doug Meintjes, South African cricket pace bowler (v England 1922-23), dies

1979-08-31

E J "Tiger" Smith, England cricket wicket-keeper 1911-14), dies

1979-09-12

Denis Smith, cricketer (England left-handed batsman 1935), dies

1979-11-14

Bill Farrimond, England cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies

1980-02-28

Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies

1980-04-02

Dick Howorth, cricketer (England slow lefty all-rounder late 40's), dies

1980-11-21

Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies

1980-12-31

Arthur Wellard, cricketer (2 Tests for England, legendary 6-hitter), dies

1981-02-15

Jack Crapp, cricketer (7 Tests for England 1948-49, 319 runs), dies

1981-03-06

George Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies

1981-03-14

Ken Barrington, cricketer (82 Tests for England, 6806 runs), dies

1981-04-16

Eric Hollies, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 44 wickets), dies

1981-04-21

Harry Lee, cricketer (scored 18 & 1 in only Test for England), dies

1982-02-06

Ben Nicholson, England, painter/sculptor (Circle), dies at 87

1982-03-09

Richard A Butler, England, min of Finance, dies at 79

1982-09-01

Clifford M Curzon, England, pianist, dies at 75

1982-09-10

Max Winders Maximilien, brought Belgium gold reserve to England, dies

1982-11-13

Dorothy [Little-]Round, England, tennis star (Never on Sunday), dies

1982-12-16

Anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54

1983-01-22

Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies

1983-02-02

Bryan Valentine, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 454 runs), dies

1983-07-14

Jack MacBryan, cricketer (Test for England 1924), dies

1984-02-03

Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, killed in England

1984-02-28

Leslie Walcott, cricketer (Test for WI v England 1930), dies

1984-07-30

Maurice Tremlett, cricketer (England pace bowler 1948-49), dies

1984-09-08

Frank Lowson, cricketer (England opener 1951-55), dies

1984-09-15

Jack Ikin, cricketer (England opener 1946-55), dies

1985-01-09

Don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies

1985-06-15

Percy Fender, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 380 runs 29 wkts), dies

1985-12-16

Dick Pollard, cricketer (England fast-medium bowler 1946-48), dies

1986-04-23

Jim Laker, cricketer (193 wkts for England at 21 24), dies

1986-04-24

Bill Edrich, cricketer (39 Tests for England), dies

1986-06-26

Laurie Fishlock, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies

1987-03-13

Gerald Moore, England, pianist (Am I Too Loud), dies at 87

1987-03-16

Vivian Martin, The Wishing Ring: An Idyll of Old England

1987-09-05

Bill Bowes, cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), dies

1988-01-29

Howard Clewes, The Day They Robbed the Bank of England

1988-03-17

Reg Sinfield, cricketer (one Test for England v Australia 1938), dies

1988-04-10

Cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies

1988-07-25

Towyna Thomas, To England with Doris

1988-08-28

Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v England 1933), dies

1989-01-15

Wilf Slack, cricketer (whilst bat in Gambia England player 1986), dies

1989-05-26

Don Revie, Former footballer and England and Leeds United Manager (b. 1927)

1989-10-04

Norman Yardley, cricketer (England captain 1947-50), dies

1990-01-01

Joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (23 Tests for England, 1636 runs), dies

1990-02-28

Colin Milburn, cricketer (9 Tests for England, 654 runs), dies

1990-02-28

Tuppy Owen-Smith, South African cricketer (batsman v England 1929), dies

1990-09-06

Leonard Hutton, cricketer (79 Tests for England, 6971 runs), dies

1991-07-18

Harold Butler, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1947-48, 12 wkts), dies

1992-08-09

Patrick A Devlin, England, judge/lead house of Lords, dies

1992-12-23

Cyril Walters, cricketer (11 Tests for England, 784 runs), dies

1993-02-05

Jack Young, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49, 17 wickets), dies

1993-02-17

Leslie Townsend, cricket all-rounder (England in 4 Tests 1930-34), dies

1993-04-07

S C (Billy) Griffith, cricketer (England 1948-49, MCC sect), dies

1993-05-28

Charles Barnett, cricketer (20 Tests for England), dies

1993-08-10

Ken England, US screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82

1993-10-04

Josh Ashton, New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears

1993-10-29

George Pope, cricketer (one Test for England, 8 runs not out), dies

1994-02-20

Derek Jarman, English director (Last of England), dies at 52

1994-08-15

Shepherd Mead, London England, dies of stroke at 80

1995-03-30

Tony Lock, cricketer (174 wickets for England), dies

1995-04-20

R E S Wyatt, cricketer (England capt 16 times), dies

1995-05-30

Lofty England, English automotive engineer and race team manager (b.1911)

1995-09-03

Roye England, modeller/museum curator, dies at 88

1996-02-11

Cyril Poole, cricket (Notts 1946-62, England 1951-52 in 3 Tests), dies

1996-04-19

Norman Oldfield, cricketer (scored 99 runs in Test for England), dies

1996-09-04

Sam Cook, cricketer (Gloucestershire slow bowler with one Test for England), dies

1996-10-21

Eric Halsall, In Search of a Champion - Heat 1: England West

1999-05-08

Dirk Bogarde, London England, actor (b. 1921) (Death in Venice, Servant)

2000-04-29

Scott England, American History X

2000-08-10

Gilbert Parkhouse, Former England cricketer (b. 1925)

2002-02-16

Walter Winterbottom, England football manager (b. 1913)

2003-11-06

Hal England, Hang 'Em High

2004-07-04

Frank Robinson (Xylophone Man), an eccentric street entertainer in Nottingham, England (b. 1932)

2007-03-17

Jim Cronin, Animal welfare campaigner and founder of Monkey World in Dorset, England. (b. 1951)

2008-02-07

Tamara Desni, Fire Over England

2009-04-13

Harry Kalas, 2003 New England Patriots: Super Bowl XXXVIII Champions

2009-05-21

Barry England, Figures in a Landscape

2010-07-08

Willi Railo, The England Patient

2013-01-02

Karel Cáslavský, I Served the King of England

2013-04-02

Chuck Fairbanks, New England Patriots vs. Cleveland Browns

2013-05-12

Milan Corba, I Served the King of England

2013-09-29

Vincent Tilsley, The State of England

2014-01-25

Dennis Wirgowski, Baltimore Colts vs. New England Patriots

2014-12-06

Nick Nicolau, New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts

2015-02-04

Micha Shagrir, Just Like the Queen of England

2015-02-12

Steve Strange, The Punk Rock Movie from England

2015-04-03

Terdell Middleton, New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers

2015-04-14

Percy Sledge, This Is England

2015-11-28

Gerry Byrne dead: Former Liverpool defender and England World Cup winner dies aged 77

2016-04-25

Former New England Patriots nose tackle Ron Brace dies aged 29

2016-04-26

Former New England Patriots defensive end Ron Brace dies aged 29

2016-05-10

Ex-England seamer and MCC president JJ Warr dies aged 88

2016-06-14

Donald Carr, former England Cricket captain, dies aged 89

2016-06-16

England rugby league player Ronan Costello dies from injuries, aged 17

2016-09-10

Sylvia Gore, England women's first goalscorer, dies aged 71

2017-02-18

Former England batsman Peter Richardson dies aged 85


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