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Thomas CromwellJun 29, 1540

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Francis DrakeJul 6, 1590

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Walter RaleighNov 17, 1603

John SmithMay 13, 1607

Charles IMar 27, 1625

Oliver CromwellJun 14, 1645

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John LockeJul 21, 1669

William PennMar 4, 1681

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William Pitt SrNov 20, 1755

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English - Historical Events
Date Event
673-09-24

Synod of Hertford opens; canons made for English Church

991-08-10

Battle of Maldon: English, led by Bryhtnoth, confront a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon in Essex. The English are defeated and the story is immortalised in a well-known poem.

1002-11-13

English king Ethelred II (the 'Unready') launches 'St Brice's Day' massacre of Danish settlers

1016-11-30

Cnut the Great (or Canute), King of Denmark, claims the English throne after the death of Edmund 'Ironside'.

1066-04-24

Halley's Comet sparks English monk to predict country will be destroyed

1066-09-25

The Battle of Stamford Bridge; an English army under King Harold Godwinson beat the invading Norwegians led by King Harald Hardrada and Harold's brother Tostig, who were both killed. Three weeks later Harold died fighting the Normans at Hastings.

1066-10-14

Battle of Hastings, Duke William of Normandy and Norman army defeat English forces of Harold II

1106-09-28

Battle at Tinchebrai: English King Henry I beats his brother Robert

1135-12-22

Norman nobles recognize Stefanus van Blois as English king

1138-08-22

English defeated Scots at Cowton Moor Banners of various saints were carried into battle which led to being called Battle of the Standard

1156-01-20

According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland.

1191-07-12

English King Richard I / the Lionheart & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine

1192-09-21

English king Richard I the Lion hearted, captured by by Leopold V, Duke of Austria

1215-05-12

English barons serve ultimatum on King John; leads to Magna Carta

1217-08-24

Battle at South Foreland: English fleet beats France

1217-09-12

French prince Louis & English King Henry III sign peace treaty

1259-12-04

Treaty of Paris: English King Henry III & French King Louis IX

1264-05-14

Battle of Lewes, 2nd Barons' War: Simon de Montfort the younger, Earl of Leicester, defeats English King Henry III

1265-01-20

1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester

1265-01-23

1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities)

1265-08-04

Battle of Evesham: English prince Edward beats Simon de Montfort the younger

1290-10-09

Last of 16,000 English Jews expelled by King Edward I, leaves

1291-05-10

Scottish nobles recognize authority of English king Edward I

1295-11-27

English King Edward I calls what later became known as "The Model Parliament" extending the authorities of its representatives

1297-09-11

Battle at Stirling Bridge, Scottish rebel William Wallace beats English

1298-07-22

English defeat Scots at Battle of Falkirk

1301-02-07

Edward of Caernarion (later Edward II) becomes first (English) prince of Wales

1303-05-20

Treaty of Paris restores Gascony to the English and arranges for marriage of English Prince Edward to French Princess Isabella

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.

1318-04-01

Berwick-upon-Tweed is captured by the Scottish from the English.

1327-01-25

King Edward III accedes to the English throne

1336-08-12

English King Edward III ends wool export to Flanders

1340-01-26

English king Edward III proclaimed king of France

1340-06-24

In the Hundred Years War, English fleet destroys the French at the battle of Sluys

1346-08-26

Battle of Crécy, south of Calais in northern France; Edward III's English longbows defeat Philip VI's army, cannons used for first time in battle

1347-08-04

English troops conquer Ft Calais

1348-04-23

1st English order of knighthood founded (Order of Garter)

1350-08-29

Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.

1351-08-04

Sea battle at Zwartewaal: Willem V beats Hoeksen & English

1355-11-02

English invasion army under king Edward lands at Calais

1356-09-19

English forces under The Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years War

1360-03-15

French attack English south coast, raiding Winchelsea

1360-05-08

Treaty of Brétigny signed by English & French

1364-09-29

Battle of Auray, English forces defeat French in Brittany

1376-04-03

Battle of Navarrete (Najera), English beat French

1376-04-28

English parliament demands supervision on royal outlay

1376-07-11

English "Good Parliament" meets

1377-05-22

Pope Gregory XI issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe.

1381-05-30

English peasant uprising begins in Essex

1388-08-05

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

1404-01-13

The Act of Multipliers is passed by the English Parliament forbidding alchemists to use their knowledge to create precious metals (it was feared that if any alchemist should succeed it would bring ruin upon the state)

1421-03-21

Battle of Beauge-French beat English

1429-05-07

English siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc and the French army

1430-05-23

Joan of Arc is captured at Compiegne & sold to the English

1431-01-09

Judges' investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government.

1431-05-30

Hundred Years' War: in Rouen, France, 19-year-old Joan of Arc is burned at the stake by an English-dominated tribunal.

1439-11-12

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

1450-04-15

French defeat English at Battle of Formigny in 100 Years' War

1453-07-17

1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops

1453-10-19

2nd Battle at Castillon: French forces defeat beats the English, end of The Hundred Years' War

1459-09-23

Battle of Blore Heath in Staffordshire, the first major battle of the English Wars of the Roses.

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

1470-10-30

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

1475-08-29

Treaty of Picquigny] king Louis XI buys English contacts

1477-11-18

First English dated printed book "Dictes & Sayengis of the Phylosophers" by William Caxton

1485-08-22

Battle of Bosworth Field - Henry Tudor's forces defeat English King Richard III during last battle War of the Roses

1492-10-13

English admiral Poynings fleet occupies Lock

1495-11-27

Scottish king James IV receives Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the English trone

1496-03-05

English King Henry VII hands John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) a commission to explore for new lands

1497-09-07

Sailor Perkin Warbeck becomes English King Richard IV

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

1504-04-01

English guilds/corp goes under state control

1512-08-10

Battle at Brest: English fleet beats France

1513-09-09

Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland

1515-12-24

Thomas Wolsey appointed English Lord Chancellor

1518-10-02

English cardinal Thomas Wolsey makes European plan

1523-10-27

English troops occupy Montalidier France

1529-11-04

English cardinal Thomas Wolsey arrested

1531-01-16

English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting

1532-03-18

English parliament bans payments by English church to Rome

1532-05-16

Sir Thomas More resigns as English Lord Chancellor

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

1535-06-17

English Catholic Cardinal John Fischer state rights

1536-04-14

English King Henry VIII expropriates minor monasteries

1536-12-22

English scholar Reginald Pole appointed cardinal

1537-10-04

The first complete English-language Bible (the Matthew Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale.

1539-02-01

Emperor Karel & King Francois I sign anti-English treaty

1540-06-24

English King Henry VIII commands his 4th wife, Anne of Cleves, to leave the court

1540-06-29

English ex-chancellor Thomas Cromwell sentenced as heretic

1542-11-24

Battle of Solway Moss: English beat Scottish King James V

1544-08-17

Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France

1544-09-18

English King Henry VIII's troops occupy Boulogne

1545-09-08

English Earl of Hertford leads retaliatory mission against Scotland

1547-09-10

Battle at Pinkie, Midlothian: English beat the Scots

1547-09-10

English demand Edward VI, 10, wed Mary Queen of Scots, 5

1549-10-12

John Dudley earl of Warwick becomes English premier

1550-09-05

William Cecil appoints himself English minister of foreign affairs

1551-04-11

English premier John Dudley appointed duke of Northumberland

1551-10-16

English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested

1553-08-23

Bishop Stephen Gardiner appointed English Lord Chancellor

1553-09-13

English bishop Hugh Latimer arrested

1553-11-13

English Lady Jane Grey and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer accused of high treason

1555-10-21

English parliament refuses to recognize Philip of Spain as king

1555-11-12

The English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism.

1558-01-07

Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French

1558-11-17

Elizabeth I aged 42 ascends English throne upon death of her half sister "Bloody" Mary

1568-05-13

Mary Queen of Scots is defeated by English at battle of Langside

1568-05-19

English Queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary

1575-01-22

English Queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis & William Byrd music press monopoly

1578-01-31

Battle of Gembloers (Gembloux); Dutch and English forces overcame the Spanish

1579-06-17

Anti-English uprising in Ireland

1579-08-17

Francois van Anjou visits English Queen Elizabeth I

1581-01-16

English parliament passes laws against Catholicism

1581-07-14

English jesuit Edmund Campion arrested

1583-08-05

Humphrey Gilbert claims Newfoundland for the British crown - first English colony in North America and the beginning of the British Empire

1584-11-23

English parliament expels Jesuits

1585-05-19

Spain confisquates English ships

1585-07-17

English secret service discovers Anthony Babington's murder plot against Queen Elizabeth I

1585-08-10

English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Netherlands

1585-12-20

English fleet & Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, reach Vlissingen

1586-06-19

English colonists sailed from Roanoke Island NC

1586-09-22

Battle at Zutphen: English vs Dutch army

1586-10-02

Battle at Zutphen: English-Dutch army

1587-03-01

English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower

1587-07-22

2nd English colony forms on Roanoke Island off NC

1588-07-21

First engagement between the English fleet and the Spanish Armada off the Eddystone Rocks

1588-07-29

The Battle of Gravelines - Spanish Armada damaged & scattered by the English fleet

1588-08-12

Commander of the English fleet Lord Howard of Effingham calls off chase of the Spanish Armada off coast of Scotland

1590-07-06

English admiral Francis Drake takes Portuguese Forts at Taag

1591-09-09

-10] Battle at Flores Azores: Spanish beat English

1593-03-23

English Congressionalist Henry Barrow accused of slander

1596-06-30

English/Dutch fleet reach Cadiz

1596-07-05

English fleet under the earl of Essex plunder Cadiz

1596-10-31

English/French/Dutch delegates sign anti-Spanish "Drievoudig Covenant"

1597-08-11

Germany throws out English sales people

1599-08-15

Nine Years War: Battle of Curlew Pass - Irish forces led by Hugh Roe O'Donnell successfully ambush English forces, led by Sir Conyers Clifford, sent to relieve Collooney Castle.

1602-01-02

Spanish force in Ireland surrender to the English army at Kinsdale

1602-05-15

Cape Cod discovered by English navigator Bartholomew Gosnold

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.

1603-03-30

Battle at Mellifont: English army under Lord Mountjoy beats Irish

1603-04-05

New English King James I (James VI of Scotland) departs Edinburgh for London

1603-07-25

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

1603-11-17

English explorer, writer and courtier Sir Walter Raleigh goes on trial for treason.

1607-05-13

English colonists, led by John Smith, land near James River in Virginia

1607-05-14

1st permanent English settlement in New World, Jamestown, Va

1608-08-24

1st English convoy lands at Surat, India

1609-03-12

Bermuda becomes an English colony

1610-03-21

King James I addresses English House of Commons

1612-08-29

Battle at Surat, India: English fleet beats Portuguese

1613-03-27

The first English child born in Canada at Cuper's Cove, Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy.

1613-07-02

The first English expedition from Massachusetts against Acadia led by Samuel Argall.

1618-10-29

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

1620-11-09

After a month of delays off the English coast and about two months at sea, the Mayflower spots land (Cape Cod)

1620-12-02

English language newspaper "Namloos" begins publishing in Amsterdam

1621-12-18

English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation

1621-12-30

English king James I cracks Protestation of Parliament

1622-02-08

King James I disbands the English parliament

1624-02-12

English parliament comes together

1624-06-16

Judge directs US colony Virginia to English crown

1625-03-27

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

1626-06-15

King Charles I disbands English parliament

1627-06-02

English king Charles I establishes Guyana Company

1627-07-10

English fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle [NS=June 20]

1627-07-12

English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [NS=June 22]

1627-07-20

English fleet under George Villiers reaches La Rochelle [OS=June 10]

1627-07-22

English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [OS=June 12]

1627-10-27

English assault on French Il de Ré

1627-11-08

English fleet under George Villiers leaves Île de Ré

1628-06-07

English King Charles I ratifies the Petition of Rights

1629-03-02

English King Charles I dissolves Parliament against opposition, imprisoning 9 members of parliament

1631-05-18

English colony Massachusetts Bay grants puritarian voting right

1632-03-29

Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed, returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.

1634-10-20

English King Charles I disbands new "Ship Money" tax

1640-04-13

English Short Parliament forms (- May 5)

1640-05-03

English Upper house accept Act of Attainder

1640-05-05

English Short Parliament unites

1640-08-28

Second Bishop's War: King Charles I's English army loses to a Scottish Covenanter force at the Battle of Newburn

1640-08-29

English King Charles I signed a peace treaty with Scotland

1640-11-03

English Long Parliament forms

1641-02-16

English king Charles I accepts Triennial Act

1642-01-04

King Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament

1642-03-09

English Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands

1642-10-23

Battle of Edgehill (Warwickshire): King Charles I beat English parliamentarian forces

1642-11-13

Battle at Turnham Green outside London: King Charles I vs English parliament

1643-01-23

Sir Thomas Fairfax takes Leeds for Parliamentarians in English Civil War

1643-05-13

Battle of Grantham: English parliamentary armies beat royalists

1643-09-20

First Battle of Newbury (English civil war): King Charles I's forces beaten by a parliamentary army led by the Earl of Essex and Philip Stapleton

1643-12-13

English Civil War: The Battle of Alton takes place in Hampshire.

1644-01-24

Parliamentary army wins battle of Nantwich, Cheshire, English Civil War

1644-05-28

Bolton Massacre by Royalist troops under the command of the Earl of Derby. (English Civil War)

1645-04-03

English Long Parliament passes the Self-Denying Ordinance, limiting regional armies, significant step toward New Model Army

1645-06-14

Battle of Naseby, Leicestershire "New Model Army" under Oliver Cromwell & Thomas Fairfax beat royalists forces of English King Charles I

1646-02-16

Battle of Great Torrington, Devon - the last major battle of the first English Civil War.

1646-07-30

English parliament sets king Charles I Newcastle Propositions

1647-01-23

Scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament

1647-01-30

Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for £400

1647-06-04

English Parliamentary army under Cornet George Joyce takes King Charles I as a prisoner during Second Civil War

1647-08-08

The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill - English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces.

1648-04-22

English army claims king Charles I responsible for bloodshed

1648-11-30

English Parliamentary army captures King Charles I

1648-12-06

Pride's Purge: Thomas Pride prevents 96 presbyterians from sitting in English parliament

1649-01-06

The English Rump Parliament votes to put Charles I on trial for treason and other "high crimes"

1649-06-01

Russian Tsar Alexis throws English merchants out of Moscow

1651-09-03

Battle of Worcester-Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists

1651-10-09

English parliament passes Navigation Act

1651-10-27

English troops occupy Limerick, Ireland

1652-05-29

Battle of Goodwin Sands, off Folkestone, Kent: English 'General at Sea' Robert Blake drives out Dutch fleet under Lieutenant Admiral Maarten Tromp

1652-09-07

Battle of Monte Christo: Dutch fleet under J van Galen beat English

1652-09-28

English-Dutch sea battle at Kentish Knock

1652-12-10

Sea battle at Dungeness: lt-admiral Maarten Tromp beats English fleet

1653-02-28

-Mar 3] 3 Day Sea battle English beats Dutch

1653-03-14

Johan van Galen beats English fleet at Livorno

1653-04-20

Cromwell routes English parliament to house

1653-06-12

- 13] First Anglo-Dutch War: Battle of the Gabbard/ Battle at North Foreland, English fleet beats the Dutch

1653-08-10

The Battle of Scheveningen, English fleet beats Dutch

1653-12-12

English Barebones Parliament ends

1654-07-20

Anglo-Portuguese treaty, Portugal comes under English control

1655-04-04

Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbary pirates

1655-04-28

English admiral Blake beats Tunen pirate fleet

1655-05-10

Jamaica captured by English

1655-11-24

English Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell bans Anglicans

1657-03-31

English Parliament makes the Humble Petition to Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell offering him the crown: he declines

1657-04-03

English Lord Protector Cromwell refuses crown

1657-04-20

Battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet

1657-07-13

Oliver Cromwell constrains English army leader John Lambert

1658-06-14

Battle at Dunes: English & French fleet beat Spanish

1658-08-24

Battle at Grevelingen: English fleet beats Spanish

1659-04-22

Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament

1659-10-12

English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals

1659-10-13

Gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-government

1660-03-16

English Long Parliament disbands

1660-04-04

English king Charles II sends Declaration of Breda (freedom of religion)

1660-04-25

English Convention Parliament meets & votes to restore Charles II

1660-05-08

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

1660-05-24

English king Charles II visits Netherlands

1660-05-29

On his 30th birthday Charles II returns to London from exile in the Netherlands to claim the English throne after the Puritan Commonwealth comes to an end

1661-04-23

English king Charles II crowned in London

1661-07-03

Portugal gives Tangier & Bombay to English King Charles II

1661-07-27

English Parliament confirms Navigation Act

1662-04-23

Connecticut chartered as an English colony

1662-08-24

Act of Uniformity requires English to accept book of Common Prayer

1662-10-17

Charles II of Great Britain sells Dunkirk to France for 2.5 million livres (320,000 English pounds)

1663-06-08

Battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish

1663-07-27

English Parliament accepts Staple Act

1664-09-08

Dutch surrender New Amsterdam (NY) to 300 English soldiers

1664-09-20

Maryland passes 1st anti-amalgamation law to stop intermarriage of English women & black men

1664-09-24

Dutch Fort Orange (New Netherland) in present day Albany NY surrenders to the English

1664-12-15

English colonizing Connecticut

1665-02-27

Battle at Elmina, Gold Coast: Vice-adm De Ruyter beats English

1665-03-04

English king Charles II declares war on Netherlands

1665-06-06

Battle at Monte Carlo: English & Portuguese army beat Spain

1665-06-12

New Amsterdam legally becomes British and renamed New York after English Duke of York

1665-06-13

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

1665-06-17

Battle at Viciosa: English & Portuguese army beat Spain

1665-08-12

English fleet beat Dutch fleet

1666-06-04

Battle at Dunkirk: English vs Dutch fleet

1666-08-05

English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel de Ruyter

1667-02-28

English colony Suriname in Dutch hands

1667-06-12

-13] Michiel de Ruyter destroys English fleet

1667-07-31

Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends

1667-10-18

English fleet plunders Suriname plantations

1668-03-27

English king Charles II gives Bombay to East India Company

1668-04-13

John Dryden (36) becomes 1st English poet laureate

1669-07-21

John Locke's Constitution of English colony Carolina approved

1670-06-01

English King Charles II & French King Louis XIV sign secret anti-Dutch treaty

1671-04-22

King Charles II sits in on English parliament

1672-06-07

Battle by Solebay: Dutch adm M de Ruyter beats French/English fleet

1673-03-29

English King Charles II accepts Test Act: Roman Catholics excluded from public functions

1673-06-14

Battle at Schooneveld: Michiel de Ruyter beats French/English fleet

1673-08-09

Dutch under Admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674

1673-08-21

Sea battle at Kijkduin: De Ruyter defeats English & French fleet

1674-02-09

English reconquer NY from Netherlands

1674-02-19

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

1674-11-10

Dutch formally cede New Netherlands (NY) to English

1675-06-20

Abenaki, Massachusetts, Mohegan & Wampanoag indians form anti-English front under Metacom

1675-11-22

English king Charles II adjourns parliament

1678-07-30

English troops land in Flanders

1678-11-30

Roman Catholics banned from English parliament

1679-01-24

King Charles II disbands English parliament

1679-11-15

English house of Commons accept Exclusion Bill

1681-03-04

English Quaker William Penn receives charter from Charles II, making him sole proprietor of colonial American territory Pennsylvania

1682-09-04

English astronomer Edmund Halley observes the comet named after him

1682-10-19

English Lord Shaftesbury flees to Holland

1682-12-02

English Earl of Shaftesbury flees to Amsterdam

1683-06-12

Rye House plot against English king Charles II uncovered

1683-12-25

English Whig leader Duke of Monmouth flees to Holland

1684-10-23

Colony Massachusetts under authority of English crown mounted

1686-04-04

English king James II publishes Declaration of Indulgence

1687-04-04

King James II orders his declaration of indulgence read in English churches

1687-07-02

King James II disbands English parliament

1688-12-23

English King James II, the last Roman Catholic British monarch flees to France and from William of Orange

1689-01-22

Lord Halifax becomes Speaker of English House of Lords

1689-01-28

English parliament resolved that the throne is vacant

1689-02-14

English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince William III on the throne

1689-03-12

Former English King James II lands in Ireland

1689-05-09

English King William III declares war on France

1689-05-11

Battle of Bantry Bay, French & English naval battle

1689-05-24

English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants

1689-08-25

Battle at Charleroi: Spanish & English armies chase French

1689-12-16

English Parliament passes Bill of Rights establishing limits on crown powers and requirement for regular elections

1690-05-11

English troops of W Phips conquer Port Royal, Nova Scotia

1690-06-11

English king William III departs to Ireland

1690-06-30

Battle of Beachy Head: French under Tourville beat Dutch/English fleet

1690-07-12

Battle of Boyne in Ireland, Protestant King William III defeats English Catholic King James II

1690-10-07

English attack Quebec under Louis de Buade

1690-12-23

English astronomer John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered

1691-01-18

English king Willem III travels to The Hague

1691-07-22

Battle at Aghrim: English/Dutch army beats France

1691-10-03

English & Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland

1692-05-29

Battle at La Hogue: English & Dutch fleet beat France

1692-08-03

Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army

1693-07-04

Battle at Boussu-lez-Walcourt: French-English vs Dutch army

1694-06-07

English invasion army under Thomas Tollemache reaches Brest

1694-06-08

English troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed)

1694-12-03

English parliamentary election set for every 3 years

1695-05-12

English king William III departs to Netherlands

1695-08-11

English & Dutch fleet capture Dunkerk

1695-09-01

Dutch/English army under king Willem III occupies Names

1696-02-27

English/Welsh nobles lay down Oath of Association

1696-02-29

English ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption

1696-03-07

English King William III departs Netherlands

1697-05-24

English King William III travels through northern Europe

1697-10-30

Germany signs French/English/Spanish/Dutch/Brandenburgs peace treaty ending Nine Year War

1697-11-10

English parliament accept army reduction

1698-01-04

Most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs, is destroyed by fire.

1700-08-18

Swedish, English & Dutch army lands on Seeland, Denmark

1701-06-12

Act of Settlement gives English crown to Sophia, Princess of Hanover

1702-03-11

1st English daily newspaper "Daily Courant" publishes

1702-03-21

Queen Anne Stuart addresses English parliament

1702-08-19

-24] Battle at Santa Marta Venz: English fleet beat French

1702-10-13

Dutch/English troops occupy Luik

1702-10-23

Battle of Bay of Vigo: Dutch & English fleet destroy & occupy Spanish silver fleet & French squadron

1703-05-18

Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne

1703-09-12

English army under arch duke Charles of Austria lands in Portugal

1704-07-24

English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar

1704-08-03

English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar

1704-08-04

War of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar

1704-08-25

Battle of Malaga: French vs English & Dutch fleet

1705-10-15

English fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona

1707-04-29

English and Scottish parliaments accept Act of Union; form United Kingdom of Great Britain

1708-03-23

English pretender to the throne James III lands at Firth of Forth

1708-03-27

Pretender to the English throne James III flees to Dunkirk

1708-10-21

Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)

1710-08-07

Sidney, 1st Earl of Godolphin resigns as English minister of Finance

1710-10-13

English troops occupy Acadia (Nova Scotia)

1711-03-08

Antoin de Guiscard tries English premier Haley for murder

1711-12-31

Duke of Marlborough fired as English army commander

1713-04-11

Peace of Utrecht; France cedes Maritime provinces to Britain - English, Prussian, Savoois, Portuguese & French peace treaty

1714-10-20

Georg Ludwig von Hannover crowned as English King George I

1715-11-25

First English patent granted to an American, for processing corn

1715-12-22

English pretender to the throne James III lands at Peterhead

1718-07-31

Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish

1718-08-11

Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish

1721-03-09

English Chancellor Exchequer John Aislabie confined in London Tower

1724-04-01

Henry Pelham becomes English minister of War

1724-04-06

Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs

1733-01-13

James Oglethorpe & 130 English colonists arrive at Charleston, SC

1737-07-31

Prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court

1741-03-09

English fleet under admiral Ogle begins assault on Cartagena

1744-02-09

Battle at Toulon (French/Spanish vs English fleet of Adm Matthews)

1744-02-22

Battle at Toulon: English-French & Spanish fleet

1744-11-23

English premier John Carteret resigns

1744-12-31

English astronomer James Bradley announces discovery of Earth's nutation motion (wobble)

1745-09-21

Battle of Preston Pans: Bonnie Prince Charles beats English army

1746-02-10

English Pelham government resigns

1746-10-11

Battle at Rocourt: French drive out English/Austria/Neth armies

1749-11-02

English Ohio Trade Company forms first trading post

1754-03-18

Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier

1755-04-15

Samuel Johnson's "A Dictionary of the English Language" published in London.

1755-11-20

English minister William Pitt Sr resigns

1757-08-09

English Fort William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops

1762-08-14

English fleet occupies Havana

1763-11-16

English journalist John Wilkes injured in a duel

1764-02-21

John Wilkes thrown out of English House of Commons for "Essay on Women"

1767-06-18

Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.

1772-06-22

Somerset v Stewart UK court case finds slavery unsupported by English common law, encourages abolitionist movement

1772-11-02

Boston: anti-English Committee of Correspondence forms

1774-08-01

Joseph Priestley, English theologian, chemist and author discovers oxygen

1775-02-09

English Parliament declares Mass colony is in rebellion

1778-12-29

English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia

1779-12-31

English fleet beat Dutch Merchant vessels

1781-08-05

Battle at Dogger Bank: Dutch fleet vs English fleet

1785-01-07

1st balloon flight across English Channel (Jean Pierre Blanchard & John Jeffries)

1787-05-17

English slave ship Sisters, en route from Africa to Cuba, capsizes killing hundreds

1788-01-26

Captain Arthur Phillip and British colonists hoist the English flag at Sydney Cove, New South Wales, now celebrated as Australia Day

1793-09-29

Tennis is 1st mentioned in an English sporting magazine

1796-05-14

English country doctor Edward Jenner administered the first inoculation against smallpox, using cowpox pus, in Berkeley, Gloucestershire

1797-10-11

Battle of Camperdown (Kamperduin): English navy defeats Dutch fleet

1798-08-27

Battle at Castelbar, Ireland: French army hunts the English

1799-09-19

English & Russian invasion army conquerors Receiver

1803-10-21

English scientist John Dalton reads his paper on the absorption of gases to the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Soc - 1st outline of his atomic theory

1803-10-23

English physicist John Dalton reads his essay on the absorption of gases by water and presents a series of atomic weights for 21 simple and compound elements at a meeting of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society

1804-05-06

Suriname sold to English (until Feb, 1816)

1807-01-01

Curacao is taken by English (until March, 1816)

1809-12-26

English invasionary troop leaves Vlissingen

1810-05-03

English poet Lord Byron swims the Hellespont (modern day Dardanelles)

1812-05-11

Waltz introduced into English ballrooms. Some observers consider it disgusting & immoral.

1815-04-06

English militia shoots prisoners, 100's killed

1815-07-15

1st flat horse race held at English race track Cheltenham on Nottingham Hill

1816-10-21

The Penang Free School is founded in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, by the Rev Hutchings. It is the oldest English-language school in Southeast Asia.

1818-10-08

Two English boxers are first to use padded gloves

1823-02-20

English Capt James Weddell reaches 74°15' S, 1520 km from S pole

1825-03-02

1st grand opera in US sung in English, NYC

1827-04-07

English chemist John Walker invents wooden matches

1829-04-13

English Emancipation Act grants freedom of religion to Catholics

1836-07-30

First English language newspaper published in Hawaii

1836-12-27

Worst English avalanche kills 8 of 15 buried (Lewes Sussex)

1837-06-11

The Broad Street Riot occurres in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between English-Americans and Irish-Americans.

1838-04-22

English steamship "Sirius" docks in NYC after Atlantic crossing

1838-04-23

English steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC

1838-09-24

Anti-Corn-Law League forms to repeal English Corn Law

1838-11-03

The Times of India, the world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce.

1839-01-06

2 day storm off Irish & English coast immortalized as "Big Wind"

1846-06-10

Robert Thomson obtains an English patent on a rubber tyre

1846-07-21

Mormons found 1st English settlement in California (San Joaquin Valley)

1847-03-01

Michigan becomes 1st English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state)

1849-04-25

The Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal's English population and triggering the Montreal Riots.

1854-05-05

English pirate Plumridge robs along pro-English Finnish coast

1854-09-04

English/French assault on Petropavlovsk Kamchatka

1875-08-25

Matthew Webb becomes 1st to swim English Channel (21h 45m)

1879-05-16

Treaty of Gandamak to set up Afghan state between Russia & English

1882-08-29

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

1883-08-29

Seismic sea waves created by Krakatoa eruption create a rise in English Channel 32 hrs after explosion

1883-11-08

English freighter Nisero stranded at Atjeh (crew taken hostage)

1884-02-01

1st volume of the Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, published

1888-03-22

English Football League established

1888-09-06

Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season - a feat since accomplished only by Tom Richardson (twice), J.T. Hearne, Wilfred Rhodes (twice) and Tich Freeman (six times).

1893-09-04

English author Beatrix Potter first writes the story of Peter Rabbit for a 5 year old boy

1899-12-29

English fleet brings German postschip Bundesrath up

1900-02-27

Boer General Cronjé surrenders to English in Pardenberg, South-Africa

1907-02-13

English suffragettes storm British Parliament & 60 women are arrested

1907-12-02

English Professional Football Players' Association forms

1908-10-28

The English Newspaper the Daily Telegraph prints an interview with Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm II, who characterises himself as personally friendly to Britain but suggests the German people people are hostile, causing uproar in both countries

1909-07-25

France's Louis Bleriot, makes 1st airplane flight across English Channel

1909-09-20

The British Parliament passes the South Africa Act; it calls for union of Cape Colony, Natal, Orange River Colony, and Transvaal; and both English and Dutch as official languages

1910-02-19

English premiere of Richard Strauss' "Elektra"

1910-06-02

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

1912-04-16

Harriet Quimby becomes 1st woman pilot to cross English Channel

1914-08-19

German fleet bombs English coast

1914-10-04

Dardanellen (French & English) fleet bombs Turkish forts

1914-12-16

World War I: German battleships under Franz Von Hipper bombard the English ports of Hartlepool and Scarborough.

1915-10-11

Despite international protest, Edith Cavell, and English nurse in Belgium, is executed by the Germans for aiding the escape of Allied prisoners

1918-09-15

CH Chubb gives Stonehenge to English state

1922-05-10

Dr Ivy Williams is 1st woman to be called to the English Bar

1922-11-26

English archaeologist Howard Carter opens Tutankhamun's virtually intact tomb in Egypt

1923-08-05

1st American to swim English Channel (Henry Sullivan)

1923-08-12

Enrico Tiraboschi is 1st to swim English Channel westward

1926-08-06

NY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel

1928-04-19

The 125th and final fascicle of the Oxford English Dictionary is published.

1928-09-15

Tich Freeman becomes the only bowler to take 300 wickets in an English cricket season.

1928-09-28

Juan de la Cierva makes 1st helicopter flight over English Channel

1930-05-31

Bradman gets his 1,000th run of the English Cricket season

1932-08-27

200,000 English textile workers strike

1934-02-10

1st Jewish immigrant ship to break the English blockade in Palestine

1935-10-24

Judge Landis fines ump George Moriarty, Cubs mgr Charlie Grimm & Chic players W English, B Jurges & B Herman for actions in World Series

1938-05-27

Bradman scores his 1000th cricket run of English season, earliest to do so

1939-02-27

English Spook house Borley Rectory destroyed in a fire

1939-10-30

German U boat fails on attack of English battleship Nelson with Winston Churchill, Dudley Pound & Charles Forbes aboard

1939-11-09

Venlo-incident: German Abwehr kills 2 English agents

1940-05-20

German General Guderian's tanks reach the English Channel (British expeditionary army)

1940-07-10

Battle of Britain begins as Nazi forces attacked shipping convoys in English Channel

1940-08-03

German occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies

1940-10-31

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

1944-12-15

Bandleader, Major Glenn Miller, lost over English Channel

1946-11-27

English soccer team beats Netherlands, 8-2

1950-08-08

Florence Chadwick swims English Channel (13:23)

1950-08-22

Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50)

1951-04-16

British submarine Affray sank in English Channel, killing 75

1951-09-11

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

1955-07-05

English harbor strike ends

1959-07-25

SR-N1 hovercraft crosses the English Channel from Calais to Dover in just over 2 hours.

1961-09-21

Antonio Abertondo swims English Channel round trip (44 miles)

1961-09-22

Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at 42, completes 1st "double" crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min

1962-07-11

Fred Baldasare is 1st to swim English Channel underwater (scuba)

1964-11-29

Roman Catholic Church in US replaces Latin with English

1967-07-03

"News at 10" premieres on English TV

1968-04-20

English politician Enoch Powell makes his controversial "Rivers of Blood" speech.

1969-07-07

Canada's House of Commons approves equality of French-English lang

1969-11-15

1st commercial ad on English TV: Birds-Eye Peas on ATV (Midland)

1970-03-16

New English Bible published

1973-05-31

Glenn Turner scores his 1,000th run of English cricket season

1977-05-14

English football international Bobby Moore retires

1978-07-29

Penny Dean swims English Channel in record 7h40m

1979-06-12

Bryan Allen flew man-powered Gossamer Albatross over English Channel in a human-powered aircraft; flight took 2 hrs, 49 min

1979-08-06

Marcus Hooper, 12, is youngest person to swim English Channel

1979-08-09

English seaside resort Brighton gets 1st British nude beach

1981-07-07

The solar-powered aircraft, Solar Challenger, successfully completes a 163 mile flight across the English Channel

1981-08-09

Six English lifeguards set relay swim record English Channel (7:17)

1981-08-12

Jon Erikson (US) becomes 1st to triple cross English Channel (38:27)

1981-08-24

American Charles Chapman is 1st black to swim English Channel

1982-09-14

Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel

1982-10-11

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

1983-08-18

Samantha Druce, age 12y 119d is youngest woman to swim English Channel

1984-06-05

Frederick Russell, English Marine Biologist (plankton life history and long-term changes in marine ecosystems), dies at 86

1985-09-24

Fastest English Channel crossing by a relay team set (15h 30m)

1986-03-31

English Hampton Court palace destroyed by fire, 1 dead

1987-08-18

Philip Rush of NZ, set record for triple crossing English Channel his time 28:21, 10 hours faster than 1st man to do it

1987-12-01

Digging begins to link England & France under English Channel

1988-09-06

Thomas Gregory (11) swims English Channel

1990-10-30

Britain and France complete the "Chunnel" under the English Channel

1990-12-01

British & French workers meet in English Channel's tunnel (Chunnel)

1991-03-14

English Court of Appeal frees "Birmingham 6" who had been unjustly sentenced in August 1975 to life imprisonment

1993-01-25

Puerto Rico adds English as its 2nd official language

1993-06-21

English mathematician Andrew Wiles proves last theorem of Fermat

1994-03-07

David Platt appointed captain of English football team

1994-11-14

1st trains for public run in Channel Tunnel under English Channel

1995-06-27

Holland's debut in English domestic comp (v Northants, NatWest)

1996-01-20

WPAT FM NYC radio station switches to English-Spanish format

1997-01-19

54th Golden Globes: English Patient, Brenda Blethyn & Geoffrey Rush

1997-03-24

69th Academy Awards - "The English Patient", Tom Cruise & Brenda Blythen win

2001-11-13

Shakira's fifth studio album and first English language album, "Laundry Service", is released

2006-03-01

English-language Wikipedia reaches its one millionth article, Jordanhill railway station.

2008-09-26

Swiss pilot and inventor Yves Rossy becomes first person to fly a jet engine-powered wing across the English Channel.

2010-05-08

Barrow AFC won the English FA Trophy at Wembley, this makes them the only team in the world to win it at both the Old & New Wembley stadiums.

2012-04-30

Manchester City defeat Manchester United 1-0 in what is claimed to be the biggest match in the English Premier League's history

2012-05-13

Manchester City win the English Premier League for the first time

2013-04-22

Manchester United defeat Aston Villa to claim the 2012/2013 English Premier League

2016-06-12

Russia fans charge at English inside Marseille stadium

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English - Notable Birthdays

William ShakespeareApr 26, 1564

Guy FawkesApr 13, 1570

John SmithJan 6, 1580

John TrenchardMar 30, 1640

William PennOct 14, 1644

Daniel DefoeSep 13, 1660

Alexander PopeMay 21, 1688

John WesleyJun 28, 1703

Thomas PaineJan 29, 1737

Edward GibbonMay 8, 1737

Joseph BanksFeb 13, 1743

Ada LovelaceDec 10, 1815

William Schwenck GilbertNov 18, 1836

John William StruttNov 12, 1841

Mary Ann NicholsAug 26, 1845

H. G. WellsSep 21, 1866

Alan Alexander MilneJan 18, 1882

Jim BarnesApr 8, 1886

James ChadwickOct 20, 1891

Aldous HuxleyJul 26, 1894

Alfred HitchcockAug 13, 1899

T.H. WhiteMay 29, 1906

Archer John Porter MartinMar 1, 1910

Francis CrickJun 8, 1916

Florence ChadwickMay 19, 1918

Cicely SaundersJun 22, 1918

Rosalind FranklinJul 25, 1920

Christopher LeeMay 27, 1922

Elizabeth TaylorFeb 27, 1932

John B. GurdonOct 2, 1933

Cliff RichardOct 14, 1940

Stephen HawkingJan 8, 1942

Paul McCartneyJun 18, 1942

Keith MoonAug 23, 1946

Alan SugarMar 24, 1947

Pete FarndonJun 12, 1952

Tim Berners-LeeJun 8, 1955

Ian BothamNov 24, 1955

Nick FaldoJul 18, 1957

Hugh LaurieJun 11, 1959

SealFeb 19, 1963

David ThewlisMar 20, 1963

Helena Bonham CarterMay 26, 1966

Noel GallagherMay 29, 1967

Rachel WeiszMar 7, 1970

Louis TherouxMay 20, 1970

Joseph FiennesMay 27, 1970

Robbie WilliamsFeb 13, 1974

Victoria BeckhamApr 17, 1974

Orlando BloomJan 13, 1977

Chris MartinMar 2, 1977

Craig DavidMay 5, 1981

Keira KnightleyMar 26, 1985

Lily AllenMay 2, 1985

Robert PattinsonMay 13, 1986

Joss StoneApr 11, 1987

AdeleMay 5, 1988

Rupert GrintAug 24, 1988

Emma WatsonApr 15, 1990

English - Birthdays
Date Event
1157-09-13

Alexander Neckum/de Sancto Albano, English theologist/encyclopedist

1201-08-09

Arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274)

1222-08-04

Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262)

1243-09-02

Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (d. 1295)

1261-02-01

Walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326)

1275-03-15

Margaret Plantagenet, English princess (d. 1318)

1285-05-01

Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1326)

1286-06-30

John de Warenne, 8th Earl of Surrey, English politician (d. 1347)

1287-01-24

Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345)

1301-08-05

Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330)

1301-09-24

Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (d. 1372)

1328-06-25

William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (d. 1397)

1332-06-16

Isabella de Coucy, English princess (d. 1382)

1341-11-10

Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (d. 1408)

1342-11-08

Julian of Norwich, English saint (d. 1416)

1344-10-10

Mary Plantagenet, English princess (d. 1362)

1364-11-30

John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (d. 1390)

1366-03-22

Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician (d. 1399)

1390-12-27

Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (d. 1411)

1391-11-06

Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (d. 1425)

1395-03-18

John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter, English military leader (d. 1447)

1396-10-16

William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)

1403-02-22

Charles VII, King of France (1422-61), drove out the English from Northern France. Died 1461.

1404-03-25

John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (d. 1444)

1406-09-26

Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (d. 1430)

1411-09-21

Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne (d. 1460)

1417-11-23

William FitzAlan, 16th Earl of Arundel, English politician (d. 1487)

1420-11-24

John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (d. 1473)

1421-07-25

Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (d. 1461)

1422-08-13

William Caxton, 1st English printer (Histories of Troy)

1427-09-09

Thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician (d. 1464)

1454-09-04

Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (d. 1483)

1467-08-11

Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)

1478-02-07

Sir Thomas More, English statesman, humanist, and author (d. 1535)

1480-11-10

Bridget of York, English princess and nun (d. 1517)

1492-07-02

Elizabeth Tudor, English princess (d. 1495)

1500-03-03

Reginald Pole, English Cardinal/"heretic"

1502-09-13

John Leland, English antiquarian (d. 1552)

1505-01-30

Thomas Tallis, English composer (d. 1585)

1510-10-06

Rowland Taylor, English clergyman (d. 1555)

1510-10-06

John Caius, English physician (d. 1573)

1513-12-23

Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577)

1514-06-16

John Cheke, English classical scholar (d. 1557)

1520-09-13

William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier

1522-05-24

John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)

1525-09-25

Steven Borough, English explorer (d. 1584)

1533-06-24

Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester/English commander-in-chief in Neth

1536-05-10

Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall

1540-06-11

Barnabe Googe, English poet (d. 1594)

1542-06-15

Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)

1546-05-05

Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (d. 1623)

1546-06-24

Robert Parsons, English jesuit (A Letter Disclosure)

1550-04-12

Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)

1551-05-02

William Camden, English historian (Brittania, Annales)

1552-12-30

Simon Forman, English occultist and astrologer (d. 1611)

1555-08-01

Edward Kelley, Worcester, English spirit medium

1558-11-06

Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (Spanish Tragedy)

1559-02-18

Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian

1562-10-29

George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury

1563-03-05

John Coke, English politician (d. 1644)

1563-06-01

Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, English administrator and politicia

1563-11-19

Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester, English statesman (d. 1626)

1564-02-06

Christopher Marlowe, English poet/dramatist (Dr Faustus)

1564-04-23

William Shakespeare, Stratford upon Avon, English Poet and playwright, traditionally regarded as his birthdate

1564-04-26

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

1564-11-22

Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham, English conspirator (d. 1610)

1566-09-01

Edward Alleyn, English actor (d. 1626)

1566-12-20

Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (d. 1612)

1570-04-13

Guy Fawkes, English Catholic conspirator (d. 1606)

1570-11-28

James Whitelocke, English judge (d. 1632)

1571-01-22

Robert Bruce Cotton, English antiquary, politician

1572-04-04

William Strachey, English writer (d. 1621)

1573-10-06

Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, English patron of the theater (d. 1624)

1573-10-07

William Laud, English archbishop of Canterbury (1633-45)

1574-07-01

Joseph Hall, English bishop and writer (d. 1656)

1574-08-07

Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)

1575-08-14

Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)

1576-10-07

John Marston, English writer (d. 1634)

1576-10-12

Thomas Dudley, English-born American colonial magistrate (d. 1653)

1577-07-09

Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English Jamestown colonist (d. 1618)

1578-03-02

George Sandys, English colonist and poet (d. 1644)

1578-05-16

Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)

1579-07-13

Arthur Dee, English physician (d. 1651)

1580-01-06

(baptised) John Smith, English explorer (Jamestown)

1580-04-18

Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)

1580-08-24

John Taylor, English poet (d. 1654)

1580-12-04

Samuel Argall, English adventurer and naval officer (d. 1626)

1582-05-28

William Fiennes, 1st Viscount Saye and Sele, English statesman (d. 1662)

1583-03-03

Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher

1583-12-25

Orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized

1584-03-29

Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, English general (d. 1648)

1584-08-13

Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (d. 1640)

1584-12-16

John Selden, English jurist and oriental scholar (d. 1654)

1586-04-17

John Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore)

1586-07-07

Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, English statesman (d. 1646)

1587-08-18

1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare)

1588-02-12

John Winthrop, English attorney/puritan/1st gov of Mass

1588-06-11

George Wither, English writer (d. 1667)

1590-08-19

Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (d. 1649)

1591-01-11

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, English Civil War general (d. 1646)

1592-04-20

John Eliot, St Germans Cornwall, English MP/author

1592-04-28

George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral

1592-05-08

Francis Quarles, English poet (Argalus & Parthenia, Emblems)

1592-11-05

Charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (d. 1672)

1593-04-03

George Herbert, English metaphysical poet (5 Mystical Songs)

1593-04-04

Edward Nicholas, English statesman (d. 1669)

1594-11-30

John Cosin, English clergyman (d. 1672)

1596-01-05

Henry Lawes, English composer

1597-08-21

Roger Twysden, English antiquarian and royalist (d. 1672)

1599-08-14

Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671)

1599-10-31

Denzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles, English statesman and writer (d. 1680)

1602-03-29

John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)

1602-10-12

William Chillingworth, English religious leader (d. 1644)

1602-12-18

Simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650)

1603-01-27

Harbottle Grimston, English politician (d. 1685)

1603-07-11

Kenelm Digby, English privateer (d. 1665)

1603-12-21

Roger Williams, English theologian and colonist (d. 1684)

1604-09-13

William Brereton, English soldier and politician (d. 1661)

1605-08-18

Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)

1605-09-12

William Dugdale, English antiquarian (d. 1686)

1608-07-14

George Goring, Lord Goring, English royalist soldier (d. 1657)

1608-12-06

George Monck/Monk, English general/gov of Scotland

1609-02-10

John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier

1609-02-18

Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)

1609-10-26

William Sprague, English co-founder of Charlestown, Massachusetts (d. 1675)

1609-11-26

Henry Dunster, English president of Harvard College (d. 1659)

1609-12-24

Philip Warwick, English writer and politician (d. 1683)

1610-03-01

John Pell, English mathematician (d. 1685)

1610-03-04

William Dobson, English portraitist and painter (d. 1646)

1610-10-19

James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (d. 1688)

1611-11-03

Henry Ireton, English general/MP (Edgehill)

1612-01-17

Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general

1612-02-07

Thomas Killigrew, English humorist/playwright/leader (King's Men)

1612-02-22

George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol, English statesman (d. 1677)

1612-02-28

John Pearson, English theologian (d. 1686)

1613-06-16

John Cleveland, English poet (d. 1658)

1614-01-01

John Wilkins, English Bishop of Chester (d. 1672)

1614-07-10

Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey, English royalist statesman (d. 1686)

1615-01-14

John Biddle, English minister (Unitarian)

1615-11-12

Richard Baxter, English clergyman (d. 1691)

1616-11-23

John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis)

1619-09-17

John Lambert, English general-major/parliament leader

1619-12-17

Prince Rupert of the Rhine, soldier/chemist/engraver/mathematician, commander in the English Civil War and first Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, (d. 1682)

1621-01-27

Thomas Willis, English physician (d. 1675)

1621-04-23

William Penn, English admiral (d. 1670)

1621-12-23

Edmund Berry Godfrey, English magistrate (d. 1678)

1622-04-17

Henry Vaughan, English poet (Silex Scintillans)

1623-05-27

William Petty, English scientist and philosopher (d. 1687)

1623-05-30

John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater, English politician (d. 1686)

1624-08-05

William Tucker, Jamestown Va, 1st child of African descent born in English America

1624-09-10

Thomas Sydenham, English physician (d. 1689)

1626-03-12

John Aubrey, English antiquary and writer (d. 1697)

1627-03-27

Stephen Fox, English politician (d. 1716)

1627-11-29

John Ray, English naturalist (d. 1705)

1628-08-29

John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)

1629-09-21

Philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic cardinal (d. 1694)

1630-04-28

Charles Cotton, English poet (d. 1687)

1630-08-01

Thomas Clifford, Ugbrooke, English statesman (1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh)

1631-08-09

John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]

1631-12-14

Anne Conway, Viscountess Conway, English philosopher (d. 1679)

1632-02-20

Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)

1632-12-17

Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)

1633-01-31

Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)

1635-11-22

Francis Willughby, English biologist (d. 1672)

1636-11-02

Edward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist (d. 1721)

1637-12-06

Sir Edmund Andros, English governor in North America (d. 1714)

1638-01-24

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706)

1639-07-25

Thomas Tompion, Northill Bedfordshire, English clock maker (cylinder tunnel)

1639-09-29

Lord William Russell, English politician (d. 1683)

1640-01-25

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707)

1640-03-30

John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695)

1640-12-13

Robert Plot, English naturalist (d. 1696)

1640-12-14

(baptism date) - Aphra Behn, English playwright and novelist (d. 1689)

1641-04-08

Henry Sydney, 1st Earl of Romney, English statesman (d. 1704)

1642-06-20

George Hickes, English linguistic (Old German Philology)

1643-02-16

John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)

1643-11-01

John Strype, English historian and biographer (d. 1737)

1644-10-14

William Penn, English Philosopher, Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718)

1646-08-19

John Flamsteed, Denby Derbyshire, English astronomer and first Astronomer Royal

1646-12-26

Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)

1647-04-01

John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, English poet (d. 1680)

1647-07-02

Daniel Finch 2nd earl of Nottingham, English min of foreign affairs

1648-01-01

Elkanah Settle, English writer (d. 1724)

1648-02-23

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

1648-04-07

John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (d. 1721)

1648-12-15

Gregory King, English statistician (Natural & Political Observations)

1649-02-23

John Blow, composer of 1st English opera (Venus & Adonis) (baptized)

1649-04-09

James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II

1649-09-15

Titus Oates, English minister and plotter (d. 1705)

1650-02-02

Nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, English actress/mistress (King Charles II)

1650-04-20

William Bedloe, English informer (d. 1680)

1650-05-24

John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist

1650-09-23

Jeremy Collier, English bishop (d. 1726)

1650-11-07

John Robinson, English diplomat (d. 1723)

1651-01-13

Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (d. 1694)

1652-06-08

William Dampier, English explorer/pirate

1653-08-09

John Oldham, English poet (d. 1683)

1653-08-14

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English statesman (d. 1688)

1654-01-10

Joshua Barnes, English scholar (d. 1712)

1654-01-22

Richard Blackmore, English physician and writer (d. 1729)

1656-11-08

Edmund Halley, English astronomer (comet of Halley) [OS=Oct 29]

1657-11-26

William Derham, English minister and writer (d. 1735)

1659-09-10

Henry Purcell, English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)

1660-07-24

Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (d. 1718)

1660-09-13

Daniel Defoe, London, English novelist (Robinson Crusoe)

1660-10-20

Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1723)

1661-12-05

Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)

1662-05-18

George Smalridge, English bishop of Bristol (d. 1719)

1662-08-13

Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748)

1662-10-18

Matthew Henry, English non-conformist minister (d. 1714)

1663-02-25

Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (d. 1718)

1663-02-28

Thomas Newcomen, English co-inventor (steam engine)

1664-07-21

Matthew Prior, English poet

1665-07-02

Samuel Penhallow, English-born American colonist and historian (d. 1726)

1665-08-27

John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, English politician (d. 1751)

1666-08-13

William Wotton, English scholar (d. 1727)

1667-12-09

William Whiston, English mathematician (d. 1752)

1667-12-25

Ehrengard von der Schulenburg, English royal mistress (d. 1743)

1670-01-24

William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729)

1670-05-08

Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, English soldier (d. 1726)

1670-07-19

Richard Leveridge, English bass and composer (d. 1758)

1670-12-04

John Aislabie, English politician (d. 1742)

1670-12-07

John Aislabie, English director of the South Sea Company (d. 1742)

1671-01-15

Abraham de la Pryme, English antiquarian (d. 1704)

1671-02-26

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (d. 1713)

1673-01-06

1st Duke of Chandos, English aristocrat, eponym of Handel's Chandos Anthems (d. 1744)

1674-01-24

Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735)

1675-05-29

Humphry Ditton, English mathematician (d. 1715)

1675-09-02

William Somervile, English poet (d. 1742)

1675-10-11

Samuel Clarke, English philosopher (d. 1729)

1675-10-24

Richard Temple, 1st Viscount Cobham, English soldier and politician (d. 1749)

1676-07-21

Anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking)

1677-09-17

Stephen Hales, English physiologist, chemist, and inventor (d. 1761)

1678-09-16

Henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751)

1678-12-08

Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton, English diplomat (d. 1757)

1678-12-14

Daniel Neal, English historian (d. 1743)

1679-03-18

Matthew Decker, English merchant and writer (d. 1759)

1680-02-14

John Sidney, 6th Earl of Leicester, English privy councillor (d. 1737)

1682-07-10

Roger Cotes, English mathematician (d. 1716)

1683-04-03

Mark Catesby, English naturalist (d. 1749)

1683-07-03

Edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint)

1683-12-27

Conyers Middleton, English minister (d. 1750)

1685-02-10

Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara)

1685-09-16

John Gay, English poet (Beggar's Opera)

1685-12-17

Thomas Tickell, English writer (d. 1740)

1686-04-29

Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742)

1686-08-12

John Balguy, English philosopher (d. 1748)

1686-08-19

Eustace Budgell, English writer (d. 1737)

1687-11-07

William Stukeley, English archaeologist (d. 1765)

1688-05-21

Alexander Pope, London, English poet (Rape of the Lock, translation of Homer) (d.1744)

1688-10-19

William Cheselden, English surgeon and anatomist (d. 1752)

1689-05-15

Mary Wortley Montagu, English essayist, feminist, eccentric (baptism 26 May)

1689-05-24

Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician (d. 1769)

1689-08-19

Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela) (baptized)

1690-02-03

Richard Rawlinson, English minister (d. 1755)

1690-04-22

John Carteret, Earl Granville (C), English chief minister (1722-42)

1690-10-29

Martin Folkes, English antiquarian (d. 1754)

1691-02-27

Edward Cave, English editor and publisher (d. 1754)

1691-09-29

Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (d. 1781)

1691-10-01

Arthur Onslow, English politician (d. 1768)

1692-02-29

John Byrom, English poet (d. 1763)

1692-05-28

Joseph Butler, English philosopher (d. 1752)

1692-08-03

John Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759)

1693-02-04

George Lillo, bourgeois English dramatist (London Merchant)

1693-02-24

James Quin, English actor (d. 1766)

1693-04-03

George Edwards, English naturalist (d. 1773)

1694-04-25

Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English architect (d. 1753)

1695-02-02

William Borlase, English naturalist (d. 1772)

1695-11-10

John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (d. 1771)

1696-07-14

William Oldys, English antiquarian and bibliographer (d. 1761)

1696-10-13

John Hervey, 2nd Baron Hervey, English statesman and writer (d. 1743)

1697-01-16

Richard Savage, English poet

1698-12-24

William Warburton, English Bishop of Gloucester (d. 1779)

1699-12-19

William Bowyer, English printer (d. 1777)

1701-05-14

William Emerson, English mathematician (d. 1782)

1702-03-04

Jack Sheppard, English burglar and escapee (d. 1724)

1703-06-28

John Wesley, Epworth, Lincolnshire, English Christian theologian and co-founder of the Methodist movement

1703-11-26

Theophilus Cibber, English actor and writer (d. 1758)

1704-01-01

Soame Jenyns, English writer (d. 1787)

1704-04-10

Benjamin Heath, English classical scholar (d. 1766)

1704-06-04

Benjamin Huntsman, English inventor and manufacturer (d. 1776)

1704-06-17

John Kay, English inventor (d. 1780)

1704-06-22

John Taylor, English classical scholar (d. 1766)

1705-04-12

William Cookworthy, English chemist (d. 1780)

1705-07-23

Francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752)

1705-08-30

David Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757)

1705-11-23

Thomas Birch, English historian (d. 1766)

1706-01-28

John Baskerville, English printer (typeface inventor)

1707-08-24

Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon, English Evangelical Revivalist (d. 1791)

1708-01-30

Georg D Ehret, German/English cartoonist

1710-02-07

William Boyce, English organist/composer of Cathedral music

1710-03-12

Thomas Augustine Arne, English composer (Alfred, Rule Britannia)

1710-05-16

William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)

1710-08-20

Thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rules of Simpson)

1710-10-24

Alban Butler, English Catholic priest and writer (d. 1773)

1710-11-08

Sarah Fielding, English writer (d. 1768)

1711-09-26

Richard Grenville-Temple, 2nd Earl Temple, English politician (d. 1779)

1712-03-08

John Fothergill, English physician (d. 1780)

1712-03-22

Edward Moore, English writer (d. 1757)

1713-04-10

John Whitehurst, English clockmaker and scientist (d. 1788)

1713-05-25

John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute, English premier (1760-63)

1713-06-11

Edward Capell, English critic (d. 1781)

1713-06-22

Lord John Philip Sackville, English cricketer (d. 1765)

1714-01-06

Percivall Pott, English physician (d. 1788)

1714-02-26

James Hervey, English clergyman and writer (d. 1758)

1714-11-13

William Shenstone, English poet (d. 1763)

1714-12-16

George Whitefield, English-born Methodist leader (d. 1770)

1715-04-03

William Watson, English physician and scientist (d. 1787)

1715-05-04

Richard Graves, English writer (d. 1804)

1715-11-05

John Brown, English writer (d. 1766)

1716-06-23

Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English politician (d. 1789)

1716-10-06

George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman (d. 1771)

1716-12-26

Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)

1717-01-29

Jeffrey Amherst, English gov-gen of America/fieldmarshal

1717-08-15

Blind Jack, English roadbuilder (d. 1810)

1717-09-04

Job Orton, English minister (d. 1783)

1717-12-16

Elizabeth Carter, English writer (d. 1806)

1718-03-12

Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798)

1718-04-04

Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)

1718-05-17

Robert Darcy, 4th Earl of Holderness, English diplomat and politician (d. 1778)

1718-07-31

John Canton, English physicist (d. 1772)

1719-01-23

John Landen, English mathematician (d. 1790)

1720-01-13

Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (d. 1808)

1720-03-09

Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, English politician (d. 1790)

1720-07-18

Gilbert White, English "father of British naturalists"

1720-08-18

Laurence Shirley, 4th Earl Ferrers, English murderer (d. 1760)

1720-08-30

Samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796)

1720-12-31

[Bonnie Prince] Charles Edward Stuart, English pretender to throne

1721-04-14

William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader

1721-08-04

Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford, English politician (d. 1803)

1721-11-09

Mark Akenside, English poet and physician (d. 1770)

1722-04-11

Christopher Smart, English poet & journalist (Ceremony of Carols)

1722-08-11

Richard Brocklesby, English physician (d. 1797)

1722-11-05

William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English duelist (d. 1798)

1723-06-20

Theophilus Lindsey, English theologian (d. 1808)

1724-01-24

Frances Brooke, English writer (d. 1789)

1724-10-31

Christopher Anstey, English writer (d. 1805)

1725-02-04

Dru Drury, English entomologist (d. 1804)

1725-03-28

Andrew Kippis, English clergyman and biographer (d. 1795)

1725-07-24

John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (d. 1807)

1725-08-29

Charles Townshend, English politician (d. 1767)

1725-09-25

Robert Clive, English explorer/founder (British empire in India)

1725-10-17

John Wilkes, English journalist/MP (N Briton)

1726-04-12

Charles Burney, English music historian (d. 1814)

1726-05-20

Francis Cotes, English painter (d. 1770)

1726-10-14

Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813)

1727-05-14

Thomas Gainsborough, English painter (Blue Boy), baptized

1728-02-29

Robert Bage, English writer (Criticism by Peter Faulkner)

1729-04-13

Thomas Percy, English literary/bishop of Dromore

1729-05-25

Jean de Neufville, Dutch/US merchant (started 4th English war)

1730-03-27

Thomas Tyrwhitt, English classical scholar (d. 1786)

1730-12-08

John Ingen Housz, Dutch/English personal physician of Maria Theresia

1731-11-15

William Cowper, English lawyer/poet (John Gilpin) [OS]

1731-12-12

Erasmus Darwin, Newark-on-Trent, U.K., influential English physician, poet, philosopher, and botanist (and grandfather of Charles Darwin)

1733-07-27

Jeremiah Dixon, English surveyor and astronomer (d. 1779)

1734-10-07

Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana)

1735-05-08

Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, English painter (d. 1811)

1735-09-05

Johann Christian Bach (English Bach), composer, 11th son of Johann Sebastian Bach

1735-09-28

August Henry Fitzroy, 3rd duke of Grafton/English premier

1735-11-10

Granville Sharp, English abolishionist (d. 1813)

1737-01-29

Thomas Paine, Thetford Great Britain, English/American political essayist (Common Sense, Age of Reason)

1737-05-08

Edward Gibbon, Putney, English historian (The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire)

1738-11-15

F William Herschel, German/English astronomer (discovered Uranus)

1740-11-04

Augustus Montague Toplady, English author of hymn "Rock of Ages" (d. 1778)

1740-11-24

John Bacon, English sculptor

1742-11-05

Richard Cosway, English artist (d. 1821)

1743-02-13

Joseph Banks, English botanist and naturalist (d. 1820)

1744-10-27

Mary Moser, English painter (d. 1819)

1745-01-23

William Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814)

1745-02-20

Henry James Pye, English poet (d. 1813)

1745-03-04

Charles Dibdin, English composer (d.1814)

1746-01-11

William Curtis, English botanist/publisher (Botanical Magazine)

1747-01-15

John Aikin, English doctor and writer (d. 1822)

1751-12-10

George Shaw, English botanist and zoologist (d. 1813)

1752-11-20

Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Christabel)

1753-09-10

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

1753-12-03

Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)

1755-01-07

Stephen Groombridge, Goudhurst Kent, English Astronomer (Catalogue of Circumpolar Stars)

1755-04-11

James Parkinson, English physician (d. 1824)

1755-07-06

John Flaxman, English sculptor (Westminster Abbey tomb stones)

1756-07-14

Thomas Rowlandson, English painter/cartoonist/etcher

1757-01-11

Samuel Bentham, English mechanical engineer (d. 1831)

1757-02-20

John 'Mad Jack' Fuller, English philanthropist (d. 1834)

1759-05-28

William Pitt, the Younger (C), English PM (1783-1801, 1804-06)

1759-09-19

William Kirby, English entomologist (d. 1850)

1760-03-28

Thomas Clarkson, English abolitionist (Negro Emancipation)

1761-06-03

Henry Scrapnel, English inventor (shrapnel shell)

1762-09-24

William Lisle Bowles, English poet (14 Sonnets)

1763-03-09

William Cobbett, English journalist and author (d. 1835)

1763-07-30

Samuel Rogers, English poet (Italy, a poem)

1764-07-09

Ann Ward Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (Italian)

1764-09-17

John Goodricke, English astronomer/member Royal Society

1764-09-25

Fletcher Christian, English Bounty mutineer (d. 1793)

1765-03-21

Henry Fagel, Dutch/English baron/diplomat

1766-09-06

John Dalton, English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter

1768-04-19

Adrian H Haworth, English entomologist/botanist

1768-05-17

Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, English general (d. 1854)

1768-12-22

John Crome, [Old Crome], English landscape painter/etcher

1769-03-10

Joseph Williamson, English philanthropist and tunnel builder (d. 1840)

1769-04-13

Thomas Lawrence, English painter (d. 1830)

1770-04-30

David Thompson, English/Canadian explorer (Columbia River)

1771-08-22

Henry Maudslay, English inventor (d. 1831)

1772-05-20

William Congreve, English officer (design fire rocket)

1773-01-09

Cassandra Austen, English watercolorist and sister of Jane Austen (d. 1845)

1773-05-19

Arthur Aikin, English mineralogist (d. 1854)

1774-03-16

Matthew Flinders, English navigator/cartographer (coast Australia)

1774-04-28

Francis Baily, English Astronomer and describer of "Baily's Beads" during solar eclipse

1774-08-12

Robert Southey, English poet laureate/biographer of Nelson

1775-07-09

Matthew Lewis, English novelist (d. 1818)

1778-06-07

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

1778-12-17

Hunphry Davy, English chemist (discovered some elements)

1779-01-01

William Clowes, English printer (d. 1847)

1779-02-27

Thomas Hazlehurst, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1842)

1783-04-29

David Cox, English painter (Treatise on landscape painting)

1783-08-23

William Tierney Clark, English civil engineer (d. 1852)

1784-01-28

George HG earl of Aberdeen, English secretary of State

1784-02-03

John Fane graaf van Westmorland, English (opera)composer/diplomat

1784-07-27

Andre-Georges-Louis Onslow, English/French composer (chamber music)

1784-10-20

Lord Henry JT Palmerston, English minister of Foreign affairs

1785-07-06

William J Hooker, English botanist/director (Kew Gardens)

1785-08-15

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

1785-10-18

Thomas Love Peacock, English author (Headlong Hall)

1785-10-20

George Ormerod, English historian and antiquarian (d. 1873)

1786-01-12

Sir Robert Inglis, Bt, English politician (d. 1855)

1786-12-05

Henry Drummond, English banker/apostole

1787-03-10

William Etty, English painter (nudes)

1787-12-09

John Dobson, English architect (d. 1865)

1787-12-15

Charles Cowden Clarke, English editor/Shakespearean critic

1787-12-16

Mary Russell Mitford, English writer (d. 1855)

1788-01-11

William Thomas Brande, English chemist (d. 1866)

1788-09-22

Theodore Edward Hook, English author (d. 1841)

1789-07-19

John Martin, English painter

1789-10-08

William John Swainson, English naturalist and artist (d. 1855)

1790-04-30

John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist

1791-03-15

Charles Knight, English publisher (d. 1873)

1791-04-09

George Peacock, Denton County Durham, English Mathematician (algebraic theory)

1792-06-16

John Linnell, English artist (d. 1882)

1792-10-05

Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1844)

1792-11-11

Mary Anne Evans, English wife of Benjamin Disraeli (d. 1872)

1793-03-03

William Charles Macready, English actor (d. 1873)

1794-09-09

William Lonsdale, Bath, English Geologist and Paleontologist (fossil coral)

1795-06-13

Thomas Arnold, English educator/historian (History of Rome)

1795-09-06

Frances Wright, English writer and lecturer (d. 1852)

1795-12-22

Thomas Ainsworth, English/Neth industrialist (Twentse textile)

1796-07-18

Feargus O'Connor, County Cork, leader of English Chartists

1796-09-19

Hartley Coleridge, English poet (d. 1849)

1796-10-09

Joseph Bonomi the Younger, English Egyptologist (d. 1878)

1796-11-06

George Back, English sea officer/explorer (North Canada)

1799-02-05

John Lindley, English botanist (Elements of Botany)

1799-05-23

Thomas Hood, English poet/composer (Song of the Shirt)

1801-07-29

George Bradshaw, English publisher (d. 1853)

1801-08-03

Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)

1802-02-06

Charles Wheatstone, English physicist/musician [or Feb 7]

1803-06-30

Thomas Lovell Beddoes, English poet

1805-02-04

William H Ainsworth, English writer (Old St Paul's, Rookwood)

1805-08-09

Joseph Locke, English railway and civil engineer (d. 1860)

1805-08-29

Frederick Maurice, English theologian (d. 1872)

1805-11-07

Thomas Brassey, English civil engineering contractor (d. 1870)

1806-03-28

Thomas Hare, English barrister (d. 1891)

1806-06-16

Edward Davy, English physician, chemist, and inventor (d. 1885)

1807-02-08

Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, English sculptor and naturalist (d. 1889)

1810-03-27

William Hepworth Thompson, English classical scholar (d. 1886)

1810-04-11

Henry Rawlinson, English scholar (d. 1895)

1810-11-10

George Jennings English sanitary engineer (d. 1882)

1811-01-09

Gilbert Abbott à Beckett, English writer (d. 1856)

1811-03-21

Nathaniel Woodard, English educationalist (d. 1891)

1812-03-01

Augustus Pugin, English-born architect (d. 1852)

1812-07-15

James Hope-Scott, English barrister (d. 1873)

1812-12-06

Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman (d. 1884)

1812-12-14

Charles J Canning, English earl/1st viceroy of British-Indies

1813-01-04

Louis L Bonaparte, English/French linguist/senator

1813-03-15

John Snow, English epidemiologist (d. 1858)

1814-01-11

James Paget, English surgeon (disease of Paget)

1814-01-17

Ellen Wood, English author (East Lynne, Pomeroy Abbey)

1815-02-12

Edward Forbes, Douglas Isle of Man, English Naturalist and pioneer in the field of biogeography

1815-06-11

Julia Margaret Cameron, English photographer (d. 1879)

1815-11-24

Grace Darling, English heroine (d. 1842)

1815-12-10

Ada Lovelace, London, English mathematician (d. 1852)

1816-04-17

Thomas Hazlehurst, English Methodist chapel builder (d. 1876)

1816-04-22

Philip James Bailey, English poet (Festus)

1816-07-20

William Bowman, English anatomist

1817-02-02

John Glover, English chemist (sulfuric acid)

1817-04-18

George Henry Lewes, English philosophical writer (Life of Goethe)

1817-07-15

John Fowler, English engineer (London Metropolitan Railway)

1818-03-22

John Ainsworth Horrocks, English-born explorer of South Australia (d. 1846)

1818-09-16

Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon/graphic artist

1819-02-19

Mark Prager Lindo, English/Dutch author/novelist/writer

1819-03-11

Henry Tate, English sugar producer (Tate Gallery)

1819-03-28

Sir Joseph Bazalgette, English civil engineer (d. 1891)

1819-06-05

John Couch Adams, English astronomer (co-discover Neptune)

1819-06-20

Thomas Dunn English, Gone with the Wind

1820-01-17

Anne Bronte, English novelist/poet (Tenant of Wildfell Hall)

1820-03-17

Jean Ingelow, English poet (d. 1897)

1822-07-02

Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails/trains)

1823-07-23

Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet

1823-08-13

Goldwin Smith, English-born historian and journalist (d. 1910)

1824-01-08

William Wilkie Collins, English novelist (Woman in White)

1825-06-21

William Stubbs, English historian and Anglican bishop of Oxford (d. 1901)

1826-11-13

Charles Frederick Worth, English-born couturier (d. 1895)

1827-04-02

William Holman Hunt, Cheapside London, English painter (Light of the World), (d. 1910)

1827-04-14

Augustus Pitt Rivers, English archaeologist (d. 1900)

1827-07-17

Frederick A Able, English chemist/inventor (cordiet)

1828-03-18

William Randal Cremer, English politician and pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1908)

1828-04-13

Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham

1830-01-02

Henry Kingsley, English/Australian writer

1831-06-07

Amelia Edwards, English author and Egyptologist (d. 1892)

1831-11-08

Edward R L Bulwer-Lytton, English statesman and Viceroy of India (1876-1880)

1832-06-10

Edwin Arnold, English writer (Light of India)

1832-06-17

William Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe, thallium)

1832-10-02

Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist

1833-01-07

Henry Enfield Roscoe, London, English Chemist (vanadium and photochemistry)

1833-07-27

Thomas George Bonney, English geologist (d. 1923)

1834-01-05

William John Wills, English explorer of Australia, member of the Burke and Wills expedition (d. 1861)

1834-01-10

John Acton, English historian/MP

1834-02-15

William Preece, English electrical engineer/wireless pioneer

1834-06-19

Charles Spurgeon, English preacher (d. 1892)

1834-08-04

John Venn, English mathematician (d. 1923)

1834-09-09

Joseph H Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant)

1835-02-27

Richard Garnett, English author (Ananda the Miracle Worker)

1835-03-04

John Hughlings Jackson, English neurologist (d. 1911)

1835-03-21

Thomas Hayward, English cricketer (d. 1876)

1836-04-26

Erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary)

1836-07-20

Thomas C Allbutt, English physiologist (Diseases of the Heart)

1836-11-18

William Schwenck Gilbert, London, English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator (Gilbert & Sullivan)

1837-07-03

Hawes Craven, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor

1838-05-31

Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Wife at University)

1838-12-20

Edwin Abbott Abbott, English schoolmaster, theologian, and author (d. 1926)

1839-05-08

Francis W Warre-Cornish, English vice-provost of Eton/writer

1839-05-25

John Eliot, English meteorologist

1839-12-07

Redvers H Buller, English general/large landowner: Natal

1840-01-21

Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, Hastings, English Physician and feminist who was one of the first female medical students at a British university

1840-01-22

Ernest Roland Wilberforce, English bishop (d. 1907)

1840-03-18

William Cosmo Monkhouse, English poet and critic (d. 1901)

1840-03-31

Benjamin Baker, Frome Somerset, English Engineer who designed the bridge over the Firth of Forth, Scotland and the London underground

1841-02-26

Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general (Egypt)

1841-11-12

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Malden Essex, English physicist and discoverer of argon (Nobel Prize 1904), (d. 1919)

1843-02-12

John Graham Chambers, English athlete who wrote the Queensberry rules for boxing (d. 1883)

1843-07-05

Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian

1843-09-04

Charles Wentworth Dilke, English under minister of Foreign affairs

1844-07-01

Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)

1844-08-29

Edward Carpenter, English poet (d. 1929)

1845-07-04

Thomas John Barnardo, English social worker

1845-08-26

Mary Ann Nichols, English victim of Jack the Ripper (d. 1888)

1845-09-01

Paul S Methuen, English fieldmarshal/governor of Natal/Malta

1846-02-09

Whitaker Wright, English mining tycoon (d. 1904)

1846-02-18

Wilson Barrett, English playwright (d. 1904)

1846-05-17

Edmund Bishop, English secretary of Thomas Carlyle

1846-06-27

Charles S Parnell, English/Irish Home Rule Party-Lower house member

1846-11-05

Duncan Gordon Boyes, English recipient of the Victoria Cross (d. 1869)

1847-02-08

Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)

1847-06-11

Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader (English women's movement)

1847-09-14

William Edward Ayrton, London, English Physicist and Inventor

1847-12-09

George Grossmith, English actor/writer (d. 1912)

1848-03-03

Adelaide Neilson, English Actress (d. 1880)

1848-07-18

W.G. Grace, English and Australian Cricketers at Crystal Palace

1849-01-09

John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (d. 1935)

1849-09-22

John Godden, English explorer (Curacao)

1850-01-27

Edward J. Smith, English captain of the Titanic (d. 1912)

1851-07-08

Arthur J Evans, English archaeologist (Crete)

1851-09-28

Henry Arthur Jones, English playwright (Judah)

1852-05-04

Alice Pleasance Liddell, English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland (d. 1934)

1852-08-23

Arnold Toynbee, English economist and social reformer (d. 1883)

1852-12-17

Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor

1853-01-16

Johnston Forbes-Robertson, English actor/theater director (Kathleen)

1853-06-03

William Matthew Flinders Petrie, English Egyptologist (d. 1942)

1854-09-28

Adam Sedgwick, Norwich England, English zoologist (Peripatus)

1855-01-03

Hubert Bland, English socialist (d. 1914)

1855-08-18

Alfred Wallis, English artist and mariner (d. 1942)

1856-03-04

Toru Dutt, English and French poet and author (d. 1877)

1856-03-04

Alfred William Rich, English painter (d. 1921)

1856-03-16

E Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince

1856-04-12

William M Conway, English historian/explorer (Spitzbergen)

1857-01-11

Fred[erick J] Archer, English jockey (won 5 Derbys)

1857-02-12

Bobby Peel, cricketer (great English lefty 1884-96)

1857-08-29

Sandford Schultz, English cricketer (d. 1937)

1857-11-22

George Gissing, English author (Thyrza, Crown of Life)

1858-09-09

Benjamin Kidel, English Sudan (Control of the Tropics)

1858-10-20

John Burns, English politician (d. 1943)

1859-01-06

Samuel Alexander, English philosopher (Moral order & progress)

1859-05-02

Jerome Klapka Jerome, English writer (d. 1927)

1859-07-30

Henry Simpson Lunn, English humanitarian (d. 1939)

1859-12-22

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

1860-02-25

William James Ashley, English economic-historian

1860-05-31

Walter Richard Sickert Munich, Danish/English painter (The Miner)

1860-06-06

William R Inge, English theologist/Deacon St Paul's Cathedral

1860-12-20

Dan Leno, English entertainer (d. 1904)

1861-03-31

William Clarkson, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor

1861-06-12

William Attewell, English cricketer (d. 1927)

1861-08-08

William Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")

1861-12-19

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

1862-04-25

Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs

1862-06-06

Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet

1862-07-02

William Henry Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1942)

1862-10-13

Mary Kingsley, English writer and explorer (d. 1900)

1863-04-17

Augustus Edward Hough Love, English mathematician (d. 1940)

1863-05-29

Arthur Mold, English cricketer (d. 1921)

1863-06-13

Lady Lucy Duff Gordon, English fashion designer (d. 1935)

1863-11-21

Arthur Quiller-Couch, [Q], editor (Oxford Book of English Verse)

1864-01-28

Herbert Akroyd Stuart, English engineer - inventor of the first compression ignition engine (d. 1927)

1864-04-09

Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, Liverpool, English electrical Engineer and Inventor

1864-06-28

Franklyn McLeay, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor

1864-09-28

Barry E Odell Pain, English writer (Punch)

1864-11-28

James Allen English writer (d. 1912)

1865-02-21

John Haden Badley, English school founder (d. 1967)

1865-09-26

Mary Russell, Duchess of Bedford, English pilot and ornithologist (d. 1937)

1865-10-12

Arthur Harden, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1940)

1865-10-27

Charles Spencelayh, English painter (d. 1958)

1866-01-20

Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)

1866-06-03

George Howells Broadhurst, English director (d. 1952)

1866-07-25

Frederick Frost Blackman, English botanist

1866-08-17

Julia Marlowe, English actress (d. 1950)

1866-09-21

H. G. Wells, Bromley, Kent, English writer (War of the Worlds, Kipps), (d. 1946)

1866-11-08

Herbert Austin, English automobile pioneer (d. 1941)

1866-12-14

Roger Fry, English artist and art critic (d. 1934)

1867-01-01

Charles Edward Montague, English author/critic (Fiery Particles)

1867-05-27

Arnold Bennett, Hanley Staffordshire, English novelist/playwright/critic (Great Babylon)

1868-03-15

Grace Chisholm Young, English mathematician (d. 1944)

1868-04-25

John Bevins Moisant, pioneer aviator, first to cross English Channel with passenger and a cat, killed in New Orleans whose present day airport was originally name for him. (D. 1910)

1868-06-12

Julia Neilson, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor

1868-06-21

Edwin Stephen Goodrich, English zoologist (d. 1946)

1868-08-07

Granville Bantock, English composer/conductor (Hebridean Symphony)

1868-10-23

Frederick Lanchester, Lewisham London, English Engineer who built the first British petrol automobile (1896)

1869-02-14

Charles Wilson, English physicist (Wilson cloud chamber-Nobel)

1869-03-03

Henry J Wood, English conductor (Gentle Art of Singing, Proms)

1869-12-02

Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Theory of the Dialects)

1870-02-12

Marie Lloyd, English music-hall performer (d. 1922)

1870-03-04

Thomas Sturge Moore, English poet (d. 1944)

1870-10-10

Shorty English, King Kong

1870-10-22

Alfred Douglas, English partner of Oscar Wilde (d. 1945)

1871-02-18

Harry Brearley, English inventor (d. 1948)

1871-09-24

Lottie Dod, English athlete (d. 1960)

1871-09-30

John Fabricius, Neth/English stageauthor (Ring of Prophet)

1871-11-03

Albert Goldthorpe, English rugby league footballer

1872-07-01

Louis Bleriot, 1st man to fly an airplane across English Channel

1872-11-03

Wilfred Trotter, Coleford Gloucestershire, English surgeon who was a pioneer in neurosurgery, popularized the concept of herd instinct, and was an authority in cancers of the head and neck

1873-01-16

Boyd Alexander, English explorer

1873-03-11

David Horsley, English-born film executive (d. 1933)

1873-04-28

Harold Bauer, English/US pianist (Beethoven-Association)

1873-09-01

Guy Standing, English actor (Cradle Song)

1873-10-21

George P Gooch, English historian/MP

1873-11-04

G E Moore, English philosopher (Ethics)

1873-12-26

Thomas Wass, English cricketer (d. 1953)

1874-01-25

Hewlett Johnson, [Red Dean of Canterbury], English bishop

1874-05-29

G. K. Chesterton [Gilbert Keith], London, English writer (Man Who Made Gold)

1875-01-07

Thomas Hicks, English/US marathon runner: (Olympic-gold-1904)

1875-08-23

William Eccles, English radio pioneer (d. 1966)

1876-05-12

Harold, grandson of English queen Victoria

1876-06-13

William Sealey Gosset, English chemist, statistician (d. 1937)

1876-09-01

Harriet Shaw Weaver, English political activist (d. 1961)

1876-11-07

Charlie Townsend, English cricketer (d. 1958)

1877-06-07

Charles Glover Barkla, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1944)

1877-06-11

Renee Vivien, English-born poet (d. 1909)

1877-07-19

Arthur Fielder, English cricketer (d. 1949)

1877-10-04

Razor Smith, English cricketer (d. 1946)

1877-10-27

George Thompson, English cricketer (d. 1943)

1877-11-18

Arthur C Pigou, English economist (Wealth & welfare)

1877-12-31

Lawrence Beesley, English journalist and author (d. 1967)

1878-01-19

Herbert Chapman, English football player and manager (d. 1934)

1878-07-05

Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/conductor/composer

1878-11-05

Dora Tulloch, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor

1878-11-06

Ernest Irving, English composer

1878-11-24

Mark N Tod, English classicist/historian

1878-12-02

Robert English, A Lost Leader

1879-02-23

Agnes Arber, English biologist/philosopher (Mind & the Eye)

1879-02-26

Frank Bridge, English violinist/composer/conductor/tutor of B Britten

1879-05-25

W Maxwell Aitken lord Beaverbrook, Canada/English banker

1879-05-30

Colin Blythe, cricketer (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WW I)

1879-06-04

Mabel Lucie Attwell, English children's author and illustrator (d. 1964)

1879-06-06

L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect

1879-06-13

George Gunn, cricketer (elegant English batsman 1907-30)

1879-06-23

William Ewart Berry, 1st viscount Camrose/English nobleman

1879-08-13

John N Ireland, English composer/pianist (Mai-Dun)

1879-09-27

Cyril M Scott, English pianist/composer/author (Heroic Suite)

1880-03-01

Lytton Strachey, London, English biographer and critic (Benson Medal 1923)

1880-03-17

Lawrence Oates, English army officer and Antarctic explorer (d. 1912)

1880-04-10

Montague Summers, English writer (d. 1948)

1880-09-22

Dame Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragist (d. 1958)

1880-11-25

Leonard S Woolf, English author/husband of Virginia Woolf

1881-01-09

Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)

1881-02-13

Eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin)

1881-03-25

Mary Gladys Webb, English writer (d. 1927)

1881-04-03

Margaret MJ "Daisy" Ashford, English author (Young Sisters)

1881-06-01

Charles Kay Ogden, English writer and linguist (d. 1957)

1881-08-01

Emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer

1881-08-02

Ethel Mary Dell, English author (Storm Drift)

1881-09-12

Daniel Jones, England phoneticist (English pronouncing dictionary)

1881-09-16

Clive Bell, English art critic (d. 1964)

1881-09-17

Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter, English soldier (d. 1955)

1881-11-17

Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP

1882-01-18

Alan Alexander Milne, Hampstead Middlesex, English author (Winnie-the-Pooh)

1882-01-18

Sylvia Pankhurst, English feminist

1882-06-01

John Drinkwater, English poet/playwright (Abraham Lincoln)

1882-08-05

Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I)

1882-08-14

Gisela Richter, English art historian (d. 1972)

1882-11-18

Wyndham Lewis, English author/painter (Tarr, Apes of God)

1883-01-20

Betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces

1883-02-15

Sax Rohmer (real name Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward), English author of Dr Fu Manchu novels (d. 1959)

1883-04-08

R. P. Keigwin, English academic (d. 1972)

1883-07-01

Arthur Borton, English soldier (d. 1933)

1883-07-04

Alan Brooke, English general [or Jul 23]

1883-09-16

T. E. Hulme, English writer (d. 1917)

1883-09-30

Robert H Lightfoot, English theologist/exegetist (St John's Gospel)

1884-01-18

Arthur Ransome, English author (Swallows & Amazons)

1884-04-07

Charles Dodd, English new testament authority

1884-08-22

Charles Sefton, Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor

1884-10-12

Godfrey Tearle, English/US actor (39 Steps)

1884-11-05

James Elroy Flecker, English poet/dramatist (Hassan)

1885-03-01

Lionel Atwill, English/US actor (Mystery of the Wax Museum)

1885-05-24

Susan Sutherland Isaacs, English educational psychologist (d. 1948).

1886-01-02

Apsley Cherry-Garrard, English Antarctic explorer (d. 1959)

1886-04-08

Jim Barnes, Lelant Cornwall, English golfing pioneer (4 major wins)

1886-09-08

Siegfried L Sassoon, English poet/writer (Counterattack)

1886-10-25

Harrington Reynolds, Old English

1886-11-21

Harold G Nicolson, English diplomat/author (Good Behaviour)

1887-02-01

Charles Nordhoff, English-born author (d. 1947)

1887-02-27

James D Innes, English painter

1887-04-24

Denys Finch Hatton, English big-game hunter (d. 1931)

1887-05-02

Vernon Castle, English dancer (d. 1918)

1887-09-07

Edith L Sitwell, English poetess/author (Wheels)

1887-09-26

Edwin Keppel Bennett, English writer (d. 1958)

1887-09-26

Sir Barnes Wallis, English scientist, engineer and inventor (d. 1979)

1887-11-23

Henry Moseley, English physicist (d. 1915)

1888-02-17

Ronald Aburthnott Knox, English priest/writer (Viaduct Murder)

1888-02-20

Marie Rambert, Warsaw, English ballet producer/director/teacher

1888-03-01

Ewart Astill, English cricketer (d. 1948)

1888-06-27

Lewis Bernstein Namier, English historian (d. 1960)

1888-07-18

Sydney Horler, English detective writer

1888-12-06

Will Hay, English comedian and actor (d. 1949)

1888-12-22

Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron

1888-12-23

Eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)

1889-02-22

Robin G Collingwood, English philosopher (Roman Britain)

1889-02-22

Olave Baden-Powell, English founder of the Girl Guide (d. 1977)

1889-08-06

John Middleton Murry, English poet (d. 1957)

1889-09-07

Bruce F Cummings, English author (Journal of a Disappointed Man)

1889-11-30

Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932)

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

1890-03-31

William Lawrence Bragg, English physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)

1890-06-09

Leslie Banks, English actor/director (Jamaica Inn, 48 Hours)

1890-10-17

Roy Kilner, English cricketer (d. 1928)

1890-11-25

Isaac Rosenberg, English war poet and artist (d. 1918)

1890-12-05

David Bomberg, English painter (d. 1957)

1891-01-08

Storm Jameson, English writer (d. 1986)

1891-03-12

Michael Polany, Hungarian/English chemist/economist/sociologist

1891-04-22

Harold Jeffreys, English astronomer (d. 1989)

1891-10-20

James Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron)

1892-07-02

Jack Hylton, English orchestra leader/impresario (Crazy Passage Show)

1892-09-06

Edward V Appleton, English physicist (Appleton-layer)

1892-10-25

Leo G. Carroll, English actor (d. 1972)

1892-11-06

John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean)

1892-12-21

Amy Key Clarke, English mystical poet (d. 1980)

1892-12-25

Rebecca West, [Cicely Isabel Fairfield], English author

1892-9-08

Frank Silver, The English Patient

1893-01-31

Freya Stark, English explorer/ travel writer

1893-02-26

Ivor A "I A" Richards, English poet/critic (Meaning of Meaning) [NS]

1893-05-08

Teddy Wakelam, English sports broadcaster and rugby union player (d. 1963)

1893-05-15

Stanley Lupino, English comic (Cheer Up, Over She Goes)

1893-06-30

Harold/Joseph Laski, English economist/Labour leader (1945-..)

1893-07-20

George Llewelyn-Davies, English Peter Pan character model (d. 1915)

1893-10-28

Christopher K Ingold, English chemist

1894-04-07

Gerald Brenan, English writer

1894-04-10

Ben Nicholson, English painter/sculptor (Circle)

1894-05-19

Henry Busse, The English Patient

1894-06-05

Roy Thomson, Lord Thomson of Fleet, English publisher (d. 1976)

1894-07-26

Aldous Huxley, Godalming, Surrey, English author (Brave New World, Island)

1895-04-29

Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Promenade Concerts)

1895-05-20

Reginald J "R" Mitchell, English aviation manufacturer (Spitfire)

1895-07-11

Dolly Wilde, English socialite (d. 1941)

1895-10-31

Basil H Liddell Heart, English military historian/publicist

1895-11-16

Michael Arlen, Armenia, English author (An American Verdict)

1895-12-01

Henry Williamson, English author (d. 1977)

1895-12-03

Anna Freud, Austrian/English psychoanalytist/daughter of Sigmund F

1896-02-14

Arthur Milne [Edward Arthur Milne], Hull Yorkshire, English Astrophysicist (kinematic relativity)

1896-05-03

Dodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (d. 1990)

1896-06-06

Henry Allingham, English first world war veteran

1896-07-25

Richard N Gale, English general/airborne commander (Normandy)

1896-11-01

Edmund Blunden, English poet/critic (Undertones of War)

1897-03-27

Douglas Hartree, English mathematician and physicist

1897-04-14

Barbara baroness Wootton of Abinger, English Lower house leader

1897-04-25

VAA Mary, English princess

1897-05-27

John Douglas Cockroft, English physicist (Radar, Nobel 1951)

1897-06-22

Norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)

1897-09-26

Arthur Rhys Davids, English pilot (d. 1917)

1897-11-03

Frederick Russell, Bridport Dorset, English Marine Biologist who studied plankton life history and linked their depth in the seas to light availability helping explain long-term changes in the ecosystem

1897-11-15

Sacheverell Sitwell, English poet/author (People's Palace)

1898-02-13

Neville Pearson, English publisher

1898-02-25

William Thomas Astbury, English physicist/chemist (textiles)

1898-03-26

Charles Shadwell, English conductor and bandleader (d. 1979)

1898-03-30

Joyce Carey, English actress (Black Windmill)

1898-04-19

Sybil Andrews, English/Canadian painter

1898-07-04

Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (Mimi, Rembrandt)

1899-01-11

Eva Le Gallienne, English-American actress (d. 1991)

1899-01-27

Granville English, composer

1899-01-30

Max Theiler, English/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)

1899-02-18

Arthur Bryant, English historian (King Charles II)

1899-04-03

David Jack, English footballer (d. 1958)

1899-06-01

Edward Charles Titchmarsh, English mathematician (d. 1963)

1899-08-13

Alfred Hitchcock, Leytonstone Essex, English director (Psycho, Birds, Rear Window)

1899-08-19

Charlie Hall, English comedian actor (d. 1959)

1899-08-27

Cecil Scott Forester, English historical novelist (Horatio Hornblower) (d. 1966)

1899-12-02

John Barbirolli, English conductor (NY Philharmonic Orchestra)

1899-12-15

Harold Abrahams, English sprinter (d. 1978)

1900-02-03

Mabel Mercer, English cabaret vocalist (Fly Me to the Moon)

1900-02-21

Sydney Arnold, English comic/actor (Miss Jones & Son)

1900-03-31

Henry WFA, English duke of Gloucester/earl of Ulters

1900-04-19

Richard Arthur Warren Hughes, English writer (Fiction as Truth)

1900-04-26

James Sutherland, English literature scholar/actor (Rob Roy 1953)

1900-07-02

Tyrone Guthrie, English actor (d. 1971)

1900-07-10

Elsie Evelyn Laye, English singer/actress (Bitter Sweet, Merry Widow)

1900-09-09

James Hilton, English novelist (Goodbye Mr Chips)

1900-10-01

Tom Goddard, English cricketer (d. 1966)

1900-10-06

Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)

1900-12-17

Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (d. 1998)

1901-04-15

Joe Davis, English snooker/billiards-world champ (1927-46)

1901-06-01

John Van Druten, English screen writer (d. 1957)

1901-09-17

Francis Chichester, Barnstaple, Devon, English aviator and sailor (Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire)

1901-12-25

Alice C, English duchess of Gloucester/aunt of Elizabeth II

1902-01-05

Dorothea "Stella" Gibbons, English author (Cold Comfort Farm)

1902-01-16

Eric Liddell, China, English 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1924)

1902-02-21

Arthur D Nock, English/US historian (St Paul)

1902-04-22

Megan Lloyd George, English politician

1902-05-30

Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd, English Archaeologist (Arzawa civilization, Turkey)

1902-07-20

Dilys Powell, English writer (Descent from Parnassus)

1902-08-22

Roy Armstrong, English historian (History of Sussex)

1902-09-20

Stevie [Florence Margaret] Smith, Kingston upon Hull, English poet and novelist (Not Waving but Drowning)

1902-09-21

Allen Lane, English publisher/founder (Penguin Books)

1902-12-20

George EAE, English prince/earl of St Andrews

1903-01-10

Barbara Hepworth, English abstract sculptor/actress (Rescued by Rover)

1903-03-24

Malcolm Muggeridge, English writer (Observer of Life)

1903-06-19

Walter Hammond, cricketer (one of the greatest of English batsman)

1903-06-29

Alan Blumlein, English electronics engineer (d. 1942)

1903-07-13

Kenneth Clark, English art historian (d. 1983)

1903-10-04

Lord Roborough, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1903-11-11

Thomas Edward Allibone, Sheffield South Yorkshire, English Physicist (Manhattan Project, high-voltage particle acceleration)

1903-12-17

Ray Noble, English bandleader and actor (d. 1978)

1904-06-02

Frank Runacres, English artist (d. 1

1904-07-05

Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector

1904-08-04

Joe Tate, English footballer (d. 1973)

1904-09-19

Bergen Evans, Ohio, English professor ($64,000 Question)

1904-11-08

Cedric Belfrage English-born writer (d. 1990)

1904-11-28

Nancy Mitford, English author (Love in a cold climate)

1905-01-02

Michael Kemp Tippett, English composer/conductor (Child of our Time)

1905-01-15

Torin Thatcher, English actor (d. 1981)

1905-01-26

Marquess of Bath, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1905-02-04

Hylda Baker, English comedy actress (d. 1986)

1905-03-09

Peter C Quennell, English biographer/critic (Byron in Italy)

1905-03-09

Rex Warner, English poet/writer (Wild Goose Chase)

1905-03-10

Richard Haydn, English actor (d. 1985)

1905-03-30

Albert Pierrepoint, English executioner (d. 1992)

1905-05-31

Florence Desmond, English actress and comedian (d. 1993)

1905-07-12

John C F, son of English King George V

1905-09-30

Michael Powell, English director/screen writer/producer (Red Shoes)

1905-12-11

Robert Henriques, English writer (d. 1967)

1906-01-06

Benedict Vilakazi, South Africa, poet/educator (Zulu-English Dictionary)

1906-01-22

Joe Gladwin, English actor (d. 1987)

1906-02-27

H Algernon F "Algy" Rumbold, English diplomat (South Africa/Tibet)

1906-03-25

Alan J P Taylor, British historian (English history 1914-1915)

1906-04-03

Kathleen Tillotson, Emeritus Professor of English (Bedford College)

1906-04-05

Arthur Guy Clutton-Brock, English agronomist

1906-04-06

John Betjeman, English Poet Laureate 1972-1984 (Mount Zion)

1906-05-29

T.H. White, Bombay India, English author (King Arthur)

1906-06-30

Ralph Allen, English footballer (d. 1981)

1906-09-27

William Empson, English poet/critic (Milton's God)

1906-10-09

13th earl of Stair, English lt-colonel/large landowner

1906-11-30

Marina, princess of Greece/Denmark/husband of English prince George

1906-12-16

Lord Margadale, English Conserv parliament leader/large landowner

1907-01-22

Dixie Dean, English footballer (d. 1980)

1907-01-26

Henry Cotton, English golfer (British Open 1934, 1937, 1948)

1907-01-27

Henry Cotton, English golf champion (won 3x British Open)

1907-04-03

Isaac Deutscher, Polish/English historian (Stalin/Trotsky biography)

1907-04-11

Ivor Spencer-Thomas, English farmer, entrepreneur and inventor (d. 2001)

1907-05-05

Kenneth Muir, English scholar

1907-05-12

Leslie Charteris, English/US detective writer (Enter the Saint)

1907-05-13

Daphne du Maurier, English writer (Rebecca, Parasites)

1907-06-04

Patience Strong, English poet and journalist (d. 1990)

1907-07-23

Elspeth Josceline Huxley, English author

1907-11-10

John Moore, English author (d. 1967)

1907-11-19

Christian J H English, [Luc Tournier], Neth/Curacaos painter/composer

1907-12-12

Roy Douglas, English composer and arranger (Tomorrow We Live-At Dawn We Die)

1908-01-10

Bernard Lee, London, English actor (M in James Bond movies)

1908-01-25

Lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar)

1908-01-26

Jill Esmond, English actress (d. 1990)

1908-07-25

Bill Bowes, English cricketer (d. 1987)

1908-08-04

Osbert Lancaster, English cartoonist/author (Daily Express)

1908-09-16

James "Jimmy" Johnson, English Labor MP (1950-59, 64-83)

1908-12-03

Nigel M Balchin, [Mark Spade], English author (Business for Pleasure)

1908-12-03

Edward Underdown, English actor (d. 1989)

1908-12-25

Quentin Crisp, English author (d. 1999)

1909-01-11

Marguerite Kelsey, English model/painter (Haunting)

1909-02-04

Kenneth W Howell, English Anglican bishop (Chile/Bolivia/Peru)

1909-03-08

Hugh Murphy, English multi-millionaire

1909-03-24

Thomas E "Tommy" Trinder, English radio comic/actor (Phoenix)

1909-04-26

Richard Howorth, cricketer (English all-rounder, three county doubles)

1909-04-27

Muriel C Bradbrook, English writer (That Infidel Place)

1909-05-18

Fred Perry, English tennis star/commentator (Wimbledon, 1934-36)

1909-07-28

Malcolm Lowry, English novelist (Under the Volcano)

1909-07-31

Cyril Butcher, The English Captain

1909-08-23

Syd Buller, England First Class Cricketer and English test umpire (d. 1970)

1909-12-04

Jimmy Jewel, English actor (d. 1995)

1909-12-11

John Wyer, English sports car racing team manager (d.1989)

1909-12-22

Patricia Hayes, English actress (d. 1998)

1910-02-06

George H Poyser, English soccer player/manager (Brentford)

1910-02-15

9th earl of Jersey, English large landowner/art collector

1910-02-20

Julian Trevelyan, English Surrealist painter/collage maker

1910-03-01

Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)

1910-05-18

Richard English, Sweet and Low-Down

1910-06-10

Robert Still, English composer (d. 1971)

1910-06-12

Bill Naughton, English playwright (d. 1992)

1910-08-05

Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist/author (A Country), (d. 1996)

1910-10-09

Donald Coggan, English archbishop of York/Canterbury (Glory of God)

1910-12-07

Edmundo Ros, English orchestra leader

1911-01-13

John English, Birmingham '64

1911-04-07

Kenneth Oakley, Amersham Buckinghamshire, English Anthropologist, Palaeontologist, and Geologist whose method for the relative dating of fossils using fluorine content was instrumental in exposing the Piltdown Man hoax

1911-05-24

Barbara West, English survivor of the Titanic sinking (d. 2007)

1911-07-15

Juliet Pannett, English portrait painter

1911-07-15

Edward Shackleton, English explorer (d. 1994)

1911-07-17

Ted Anderson, English footballer (d. 1979)

1911-08-10

A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (d. 1993)

1911-10-21

Peter Graves, London, English actor (Derby Day/Admirable Crichton)

1911-11-11

Patric Knowles [Reginald Lawrence Knowles], Horsforth, Yorkshire, English actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny)

1911-11-23

Peter Saunders, English theater producer (Legend of the Werewolf)

1911-11-26

Ronald Diggens, English fabric manufacturer/multi-millionaire

1912-01-18

William Sansom, English writer (Loving Eye)

1912-01-28

William "Bill" Henson, English diplomat (Prague 1939)

1912-02-11

Roy Fuller, Failsworth, Lancashire, English poet/novelist (Lost Season)

1912-02-12

R. F. Delderfield, English author (d. 1972)

1912-02-21

Patrick Murphy, English multi-millionaire

1912-05-31

Alfred Deller, English countertenor (d. 1979)

1912-06-20

Anthony Buckeridge, English author (d. 2004)

1912-08-16

Ted Drake, English footballer (d. 1995)

1912-10-28

Richard Doll, English epidemiologist (d. 2005)

1912-11-27

Howard de Walden, English landowner/multi-millionaire

1913-01-02

Anna Lee, Ightham, Kent, English actress (General Hospital, How Green Was My Valley)

1913-01-30

Percy Thrower, English radio host

1913-02-26

George G Barker, English poet (Calamiterror, Anno Domini)

1913-03-21

George Abecassis, English race car driver (d. 1991)

1913-04-19

Cyril English, British educator

1913-05-06

Kenneth Horne, English paper manufacturer/multi-millionaire

1913-06-15

Trevor Huddleston, English pastor/chairman (Anti-Apartheid)

1913-06-28

George Walter Selwyn Lloyd, English composer (Serf, John Socman)

1913-07-15

Ralph Hammond Innes, English author

1913-08-14

Fred Davis, English world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51)

1913-09-02

Bill Shankly, English Football Manager (d. 1981)

1913-11-09

Thelma Hulbert, English painter (Le Sacre du Printemps)

1913-11-27

Robert Dougall, English TV host

1913-12-10

Harry Locke, English actor (d. 1987)

1913-12-13

John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian

1913-12-26

Frank Swift, English footballer and journalist (d. 1958)

1914-01-26

Kaye Webb, English writer/publisher (Puffin Club)

1914-03-22

Lord Stokes [Donald Stokes], Plymouth, Devon, English industrialist

1914-04-22

Jan de Hartog, Dutch/English writer (Holland's Glory)

1914-06-26

Laurie Lee, English poet/author (I Can't Stay Long)

1914-06-27

Robert Aickman, English author (d. 1981)

1914-08-09

Joe Mercer, English footballer (d. 1990)

1914-09-28

Lord Abinger [James Richard Scarlett], Datchet, Berkshire, English Conservative peer, campaigned for reform of the ancient law on treasure trove

1914-9-21

Slam Stewart, The English Patient

1915-02-09

Lennard Pearce, English actor (d. 1984)

1915-02-18

Phyllis Calvert, Chelsea, London, English actress (The Man in Grey)

1915-03-10

Sir Charles Groves, English conductor(d. 1992)

1915-03-19

Norman Yardley, English cricket captain (late 40's)

1915-05-02

Peggy Mount, English actress (d. 2001)

1915-07-01

Viscount Leverhulm, English large landowner (Unilever)

1915-07-02

8th duke of Wellington, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1915-07-18

Anthony Cox, English architect

1915-07-21

Maurice Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire

1915-09-08

Frank Pullen, English business person and racehorse owner (d.1992)

1915-10-13

Terry Frost, English artist (d. 2003)

1916-01-09

Peter Twinn, English World War II code-breaker (d. 2004)

1916-01-14

Slim Gaillard, The English Patient

1916-02-04

Gavin Buchanan Ewart, English poet (Pleasures of the Flesh)

1916-03-26

Harry Rabinowitz, The English Patient

1916-06-08

Francis Crick, English molecular biologist who co-discovered DNA's structure and Nobel laureate (1962)

1916-07-11

Reg Varney, English actor

1916-07-18

Kenneth Armitage, English sculptor

1916-08-30

Lord Keith of Castleacre, English banker

1916-09-06

Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, English landowner

1916-10-18

Peter Shepherd, English contractor/multi-millionaire

1916-11-23

Michael Gough, Kuala Lumpur, British Malaya, English actor (Search for the Nile)

1916-11-28

Lilian Baels, English 2nd wife of Belgian king Leopold III

1916-12-17

Penelope Fitzgerald, English writer (d. 2000)

1917-01-04

Maurice Wohl, English broker/multi-millionaire

1917-03-06

Frankie Howerd, English comedian (d. 1992)

1917-07-10

Reg Smyth, English cartoonist (Andy Capp)

1917-07-15

Robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life)

1917-08-30

Denis Healey, English politician

1917-09-06

George Mann, captain English cricket team

1917-10-05

Robert Adams, English sculptor

1917-11-20

Ram Gopal, Indies/English dancer (Blue Peter, Purple Plain)

1917-12-05

Ken Downing, English racing driver (d. 2004)

1917-12-27

Earl of Inchcape, English large landowner/industrialist (P&O)

1918-01-13

Ted Willis, prolific English screenwriter (It's Great to be Young)

1918-02-08

Lord Maxd Rayne, English broker/multi-millionaire

1918-04-12

18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire

1918-05-03

Ted Bates, English former footballer (d. 2003)

1918-05-16

Wilf Mannion, English former footballer (d. 2000)

1918-05-19

Florence Chadwick, San Diego, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways), (d. 1995)

1918-06-22

Cicely Saunders, Barnet, Hertfordshire, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice (d. 2005)

1918-07-04

John Elliot, The English Princess

1918-07-12

Emmett L. Bennett Jr., A Very English Genius

1918-11-24

Roley Jenkins, cricketer (English leg-spinner 1948-52)

1918-12-01

Kirby Laing, English contractor/multi-millionaire

1919-01-23

Bob Paisley, English soccer player/trainer/manager of FC Liverpool

1919-04-16

Tom Willmore, English geometer (d. 2005)

1919-05-09

Arthur English, comedian/actor (Malachi's Cove)

1919-05-09

Arthur English, Are You Being Served?

1919-07-07

Jon Pertwee, English comic/actor (Dr Who, Worzel Gummidge)

1919-11-23

Peter Strawson, English philosopher

1919-12-12

Olivia Barclay, English astrologer (d. 2001)

1919-12-25

Noele Gordon, English actress (d. 1985)

1920-01-02

Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector

1920-01-06

John Maynard Smith, English biologist (d. 2004)

1920-02-04

Derek Worlock, English RC archbishop (Liverpool)

1920-02-10

Alexander Comfort, English poet/writer (Wreath for the Living)

1920-02-28

Marjorie M Sweeting, English geomorphologist

1920-03-31

Deborah_Cavendish,_Duchess_of_Devonshire, English Duchess, now Dowager Duchess

1920-04-09

Alexander Moulton, English bicycle designer (folding bicycle)

1920-06-09

Isobel June Braybrooke English, novellist

1920-07-13

Bill Towers, English footballer (d. 2000)

1920-07-25

Rosalind Franklin, English scientist (d. 1958)

1920-08-03

Phyllis D "P D" James, English thriller writer (Innocent Blood)

1920-08-11

Derry Jeffares, Honorary Prof of English Studies (Stirling U)

1920-08-18

[Thomas] Godfrey Evans, English cricket keeper (1950's)

1920-09-29

Peter D. Mitchell, English chemist, Nobel laureate

1920-11-01

Ted Lowe, English former snooker commentator

1921-01-15

Frank Thornton, English actor

1921-03-30

Countess of Sutherland, English great land owner/multi-millionaire

1921-05-01

12th Lord Middleton, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1921-07-14

Leon Garfield, English children's author (d. 1996)

1921-09-03

Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor (d. 1971)

1921-10-07

John Arthur Giles Gere, English art historian (Pre-Raphaelite painter)

1922-01-04

Rosalie Crutchley, English actress (d. 1997)

1922-01-11

Neville Duke, English test pilot

1922-01-11

Ernle Bradford, English historian and writer (d. 1986)

1922-01-20

Lord James Hanson, English industrialist/House of Lords (Conservative)

1922-04-05

Tom Finney, Preston, Lancashire, English football player (Preston North End)

1922-04-13

John Braine, English novelist (Life at the Top)

1922-05-03

Len Shackleton, English former footballer (d. 2000)

1922-05-27

Christopher Lee, Westminster, London, English actor (The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, The Hobbit film trilogy)

1922-05-27

Sidney AK Keyes, English poet (Iron Laurel)

1922-09-12

Viscount Allendale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1922-09-15

Bob Anderson, English Olympic Fencer, renowned film fight choreographer (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings) (d.2012)

1922-09-18

Ray Steadman-Allen, English composer

1922-11-03

Earl of Lonsdale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1922-12-06

John Henry Cound Brunt, English soldier, Victoria Cross holder (d. 1944)

1922-12-26

Richard Mayes, English actor (d. 2006)

1923-02-07

George H H Lascelles, English earl of Harewood/leader (Covent Garden)

1923-04-03

John Smith, English large landowner/financier/MP (C)

1923-04-21

John Mortimer, English barrister and writer

1923-04-22

Avis Bunnage, English actress (d. 1990)

1923-05-11

Lord Gordon "Gordy" White, English industrialist/multi-millionaire

1923-05-12

Lord Laing, English biscuit manufacturer/pilot/multi-millionaire

1923-05-15

John Lanchbery, English composer (d. 2003)

1923-07-07

Richard Lumley, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire

1923-07-17

John Cooper, English race car designer (d. 2000)

1923-08-23

Edgar F. Codd, English computer scientist (d. 2003)

1923-08-29

Richard Attenborough, Cambridge, English actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston)

1923-09-18

Peter Smithson, English architect (d. 2003)

1923-09-21

Harry JN Vane 11th Lord Barnard, English large landowner

1923-10-02

Jack Dellal, English immovables-goedbezitter/multi-millionaire, (d. 2012)

1923-10-10

Nicholas Parsons, English actor

1923-10-13

Cyril Shaps, English actor (d. 2003)

1923-12-15

Freeman Dyson, English-born American physicist

1924-01-19

7th earl of Carnarvon, English large landowner

1924-01-24

8th earl Spencer, English large landowner/father of Diane

1924-01-27

Brian Rix [The Lord Rix], Cottingham, Yorkshire, English actor

1924-02-06

Billy Wright, English soccer player

1924-03-31

Harry Cubitt, 4th Lord Ashcombe ("Mad Harry"), English landowner

1924-04-08

Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley, English soldier and historian (d. 2006)

1924-05-03

Ken Tyrrell, English founder of eponymous F1 racing team (d. 2001)

1924-05-11

Jackie Milburn, English soccer star (Newcastle United)

1924-06-26

Bob Appleyard, Ken Russell 'In Search of the English Folk Song'

1924-07-29

Arnold Weinstock, English industrial/multi-millionaire (GEC)

1924-08-21

Gerald D Lascelles, son of English princess Mary

1924-09-22

Rosamunde Pilcher, English novelist

1924-12-19

Peter Prowtiny, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

1925-01-08

James Saunders, English chemist/playwright (Ark)

1925-01-19

Nina [Mary] Bawden, English author (Afternoon of a Good Woman), (d. 2012)

1925-01-22

Leslie Silver, English paint manufacturer/multi-millionaire

1925-02-17

Ron Goodwin, English composer and conductor (d. 2003)

1925-03-05

Marie Mansart, Two English Girls

1925-03-23

David Watkin, English cinematographer (d. 2008)

1925-05-02

John Neville, English theatre and film actor

1925-05-04

Peter Blum, German/South African/English poet (Capricorn)

1925-06-23

Miriam Karlin, English actress

1925-06-24

Len Jagger, English businessman/multi-millionaire

1925-08-22

Honor Blackman, Plaistow, London, English actress (Goldfinger, The Avengers)

1925-09-27

Viscount Rothermere, English press magnate (Daily Mail, Evening News)

1925-10-03

W Howard Baker, English publisher

1925-10-29

Robert Hardy, English actor

1925-10-31

John Pople, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)

1926-01-13

Pamela M Cunnington, English architect/author (Change of Use)

1926-01-14

Warren Mitchell, English actor

1926-01-21

Brian Brockless, English organist (d. 1995)

1926-02-12

Paul Hamlyn, English publisher/multi-millionaire (Octopus)

1926-02-22

Kenneth Williams, English actor (d. 1988)

1926-02-24

Jean Alexander, English actress

1926-03-04

Don Rendell, English jazz musician and arranger

1926-03-30

Lord Rayner [Derek Rayner], Norwich, Norfolk, English businessman and chief executive (Marks & Spencer)

1926-04-13

John Spencer-Churchill, 11th duke of Marlborough, English large landowner

1926-04-21

Arthur Rowley, English Footballer (d. 2002)

1926-06-08

Nico Kiasashvii, professor of English Literature

1926-06-12

Jackie Pallo, English professional wrestler (d. 2006)

1926-07-18

Richard Pasco, English actor (Gorgon, Arch of Triumph)

1926-07-20

Patricia Cutts, English actress (d. 1974)

1926-07-21

Queenie Watts, English actress (d. 1980)

1926-08-11

Bernard Ashley, English fashion designer/pres (Laura Ashley)

1926-08-27

Pat Coombs, English actress (d. 2002)

1926-10-31

Jimmy Savile, English entertainer

1926-11-20

Terry Hall, English ventriloquist (d. 2007)

1926-11-24

Alan Owen, English author (Maggie May, Ronnie Barker Show)

1927-04-27

Sheila Scott, English aviatrix (d. 1988)

1927-04-28

Garfield Weston, English industrial/billionaire (Twinings Tea)

1927-05-01

Lord Bathurst, English earl/large landowner/multi-millionaire

1927-05-04

Terry (Owen John) Scott, Watford UK, English actor and comedian (Carry On Films)

1927-05-13

Archie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (d. 1958)

1927-06-16

Thomas W "Tom" Graveney, English cricket batsman (50's & 60's)

1927-07-10

Don Revie, English soccer manager (Leeds and England)

1927-08-01

Franklyn Perring, London, English Botanist (co-author of Atlas of the British Flora, 1962)

1927-08-20

Geriatric1927, English video blogger

1927-08-20

Yootha Joyce, English actress (d. 1980)

1927-09-19

Rosemary Harris, English actress

1927-09-20

Johnny Dankworth, English musician and composer

1927-09-22

Gordon Astall, English footballer

1927-11-02

John Sainsbury, English billionaire

1927-11-08

Ken Dodd, English comedian

1927-11-11

Lord Wolfson, English multi-millionaire

1927-12-19

James Booth, Croydon, Surrey, English actor and screenwriter (Zulu, Keeping Mum)

1927-12-28

Simon Raven, English playwright/critic (Alms for Oblivion)

1928-01-02

Harry Hyams, English immovable goods owner (Center Point)

1928-01-24

Desmond Morris, English zoologist (Human Ape, Body Language)

1928-03-13

Ronnie Hazlehurst, The English Patient

1928-03-23

11th duke of Beaufort, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1928-03-30

Tom Sharpe, English historian/author (Riotous Assembly, Want), (d. 2013)

1928-04-03

Jennifer Paterson, English chef and TV personality (d. 1999)

1928-04-13

Alan Clark, English politician (d. 1999)

1928-04-20

Gerald S. Hawkins, English astronomer (d. 2003)

1928-05-01

Clyde Wright, Advanced English: Interviews with the Famous

1928-05-23

Jeannie Carson, English actress and comedian

1928-05-30

John Keith Wright, English economist/asst sect of state (1971-84)

1928-06-19

Barry Took, English comedy writer (d. 2002)

1928-06-28

Harold Evans, English journalist and writer; editor of The Sunday Times

1928-07-03

Evelyn Anthony, English historical writer (Poellenberg Inheritance)

1928-07-16

Anita Brookner, English novelist

1928-08-08

Ken Scowcroft, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire

1928-09-14

Sir Angus Ogilvy, London, United Kingdom, husband of English princess Alexandra

1928-09-29

Lord Avebury [Eric Reginald Lubbock], English politician (Liberal MP for Orpington 1962-70)

1928-11-12

Robert Holness, Natal, South Africa, English radio and television presenter (BBC), (d. 2012)

1929-01-10

Derek Hammond-Stroud, English operatic baritone

1929-02-18

Leonard Cyril Deighton, English author (Ipcress File, Fighter)

1929-02-21

James Beck, English actor (d. 1973)

1929-03-02

Donald Gosling, English parkeerplaatsenmagnaat/multi-millionaire

1929-04-05

Joe Meek, English record producer

1929-04-14

Gerry Anderson, English television producer, (d. 2012)

1929-04-23

George Steiner, professor (English)

1929-06-13

Alan Civil, English French horn player (d. 1989)

1929-06-16

Pauline Yates, English actress

1929-06-19

Thelma Barlow, English actress (Mavis on Coronation Street)

1929-06-26

Ian Prestt, English ornithologist

1929-07-18

Michael Medwin, English actor (Four in a Jeep, Scrooge, Checkpoint)

1929-09-08

Roger Byrne, English footballer (d. 1958

1929-09-19

10th duke of Richmond, English large landowner/art collector

1929-09-21

Bernard Williams, English philosopher (d. 2003)

1929-12-16

Nicholas Courtney, English actor

1929-12-31

Peter May, cricketer (dashing English batsman of 50's)

1930-01-17

Bill Benyon, English large landowner/Conservative Lower house leader

1930-01-24

Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire

1930-01-29

Derek Bailey, English guitar virtuoso (d. 2005)

1930-02-03

Gillian Ayres, English painter

1930-02-17

Ruth Rendell, English writer

1930-03-28

Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer

1930-04-02

W Hambleden Smith, English newspaper magnate

1930-06-01

John Lemmon, English logician (d. 1966)

1930-07-18

Burt Kwouk, English actor

1930-07-24

Charles Hambro, English banker/multi-millionaire/CEO (Hambros)

1930-08-01

Lionel Bart [Begleiter], Stepney, London, English pop music composer and writer (Oliver!)

1930-09-13

Robert Gavron, English publisher/multi-millionaire (St Ives)

1930-10-28

Bernie Ecclestone, English motorsports impresario (F1)

1930-11-11

Vernon Handley, English conductor

1930-11-14

Dame Elisabeth Frink, Thurlow, Suffolk, English sculptor and printmaker

1930-11-29

Shirley Porter, English politician

1931-01-10

Peter Barnes, English writer (d. 2004)

1931-01-13

Ian Hendry, English actor (d. 1984)

1931-01-29

Leslie Bricuse, English/US composer (Stop the world I want to get off)

1931-02-06

Fred Trueman, English cricketer ("Fiery Fred",307 wickets for England)

1931-03-29

Evelyn de Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire

1931-04-22

Ronald Hynd, British choreographer (English National Ballet)

1931-06-07

Malcolm Morley, English-born painter

1931-06-19

"Against Iain" duke of Atholl, English large landowner

1931-07-12

Lord Clinton, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1931-07-20

Tony Marsh, English racing driver

1931-07-22

Charles Huxtable, General commander (English ground armies)

1931-08-18

Dick White, English footballer

1931-10-19

John le Carré, English novelist

1931-10-20

Ken Morrison, English supermarket maginate/multi-millionaire

1931-10-26

Detroit Junior, The Adventure of English

1931-10-27

David Bryant, English world champion bowler/tv-host

1931-10-30

Ann Roth, The English Patient

1931-11-06

Peter Collins, English race car driver (d. 1958)

1931-11-09

Tommy Greenhough, cricketer (English leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1959-60)

1931-11-13

Anthony Jacobs, English industrialist (BSM)

1931-11-25

Dickie Jeeps, English rugby international/chairman Sports Council

1931-11-28

Ian Skipper, English businessman/multi-millionaire (Heritage Projects)

1931-12-18

Alison Plowden, English historian (d. 2007)

1932-01-29

George Allen, English footballer

1932-02-14

Jocelyn Stevens, CEO (English Heritage)

1932-02-24

Everard Goodman, English real estate developer (TOPS Estates)

1932-02-25

Tony Brooks, English race car driver

1932-02-27

Elizabeth Taylor, London, English-American actress (Father of the Bride, Butterfield 8, Cleopatra) (d. 2011)

1932-04-03

Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)

1932-04-14

Bob Grant, English actor (d. 2003)

1932-04-21

Angela Mortimer, English tennis player, Wimbledon)

1932-04-26

Michael Smith, English-born chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2000)

1932-05-06

Viscount Coke, English large landowner/art collector

1932-05-19

Alma Cogan, English singer (d. 1966)

1932-06-18

Geoffrey Hill, English poet

1932-06-22

Prunella Scales, English actress

1932-08-11

John Gorrie, English director

1932-08-19

John James Fenwick, English warehouse owner/multi-millionaire

1932-09-04

Dinsdale Landen, English actor (d. 2003)

1932-09-11

Peter Anderson, English footballer

1932-09-27

Geoff Bent, English footballer (d. 1958)

1932-10-10

Harry Smith, English footballer

1932-11-01

John Clark, English-born actor/director

1932-11-10

Don Henderson, English actor (d. 1997)

1932-12-01

Matt Monro, English singer (d. 1985)

1932-12-24

[Michael] Colin Cowdrey, English cricket player

1933-01-18

David Bellamy, English botanist/tv-program maker

1933-02-02

Tony Jay, English actor (d. 2006)

1933-02-06

Leslie Crowther, English TV-comic/quizmaster

1933-02-07

John Anderton, English footballer

1933-02-22

Bobby Smith, English footballer

1933-02-22

Myra English, Round and Around

1933-03-15

Barbara English, Shot by Request

1933-03-21

John Hall, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

1933-04-04

Robin Phillips, English multi-millionaire manufacturer (hand-dryer)

1933-05-25

Ray Spencer, English footballer

1933-06-15

Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958)

1933-07-06

Frank Austin, English footballer

1933-07-23

Richard Rogers, English architect

1933-08-10

Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; d. 2005)

1933-09-10

David Rowland, English real estate developer/broker/multi-millionaire

1933-09-20

Dennis Viollet, English former footballer (d. 1999)

1933-09-27

Rodney Cotterill, Danish-English physicist (d. 2007)

1933-10-02

John B. Gurdon, Dippenhall, Hampshire, English developmental biologist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine)

1933-10-09

Bill Tidy, English cartoonist (Fosdyke Saga)

1933-11-03

John Barry, English composer

1933-11-21

Frank Brake, English multi-millionaire

1933-11-30

Norman Deeley, English footballer (d. 2007)

1934-01-12

Mick Sullivan, English rugby league footballer

1934-01-14

Richard Briers, English actor, (d. 2013)

1934-02-25

Bernard Bresslaw, English actor (d. 1993)

1934-03-18

Roy Chapman, English footballer and manager (d. 1983)

1934-03-22

Larry Martyn, English comedy actor (d. 1994)

1934-04-03

John Lelliott, English contractor/multi-millionaire

1934-04-22

John K Barlow, English rubberplanter/financier/multi-millionaire

1934-04-30

Jerry Lordan, English composer and singer (d.1995)

1934-05-03

Henry Cooper, English boxer

1934-05-24

Barry Rose, English choir-trainer and organist

1934-06-13

Lady Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite

1934-07-15

Harrison Birtwistle, English composer

1934-07-18

Edward Bond, English playwright/director (Blow-up)

1934-09-11

Ian Abercrombie, Grays, Essex, English actor (Birds of Prey, Desperate Housewives)

1934-10-17

Johnny Haynes, English footballer (d. 2005)

1934-11-17

Fenella Fielding, English actress

1934-12-17

Ray Wilson, English footballer

1935-01-04

Marla English, Voodoo Woman

1935-01-18

Raymond Briggs, English author (Fungus the Bogeyman)

1935-01-18

Jon Stallworthy, English poet

1935-01-24

Eric Ashton, English rugby league footballer (d. 2008)

1935-01-28

David John Lodge, English writer (Soul & Bodies)

1935-03-12

John Doherty, English footballer (d. 2007)

1935-03-28

Michael Parkinson, English broadcaster

1935-04-25

April Ashley, English model

1935-05-28

Kenneth Kleinwort, English banker/multi-millionaire

1935-06-02

Roger Brierley, English actor (d. 2005)

1935-06-16

James Bolam, Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, English actor (When the Boat Comes In, The Beiderbecke Trilogy)

1935-06-28

John Inman, English actor (d. 2007)

1935-07-20

Lord Peter Palumbo, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

1935-07-21

Julian Pettifer, English TV-host

1935-09-19

Esmond Bulmer, English cider brewer/Conservative Lower house leader

1935-09-20

David Pegg, English footballer (d. 1958)

1935-09-21

Jimmy Armfield, Former English Footballer and Manager

1935-10-09

Edward GNPP, English prince/duke of Kent

1935-11-05

Christopher Wood, English screenwriter and novellist

1935-12-10

Terry Allcock, English footballer

1936-04-05

John White, Berlin, English composer and musical performer

1936-04-18

Harold Innocent, [HS Harrison], English actor (Tall Guy)

1936-04-27

Geoffrey Shovelton, English opera singer

1936-04-29

Jacob Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire

1936-05-10

Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)

1936-05-16

Roy Hudd, English comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)

1936-07-26

Mary Millar, English actress (d. 1998)

1936-08-01

Laurie Taylor, Liverpool, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4)

1936-08-03

Edward Petherbridge, English actor

1936-08-24

A. S. Byatt, English novelist

1936-09-22

Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000)

1936-10-01

Duncan Edwards, English footballer (d. 1958)

1936-10-09

Brian Blessed, Mexborough, Yorkshire, English actor (King Arthur, High Road to China)

1936-10-10

Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here)

1936-10-16

Peter Bowles, English actor

1936-10-21

James H "Simon" Gray, English playwright (Butley)

1936-10-28

Nino Castelnuovo, The English Patient

1936-11-01

Eddie Colman, English footballer (d. 1958)

1936-11-08

Viscount Mountgarret, [Butler], English large landowner

1936-12-18

Malcolm Kirk, English professional wrestler (d. 1987)

1936-12-25

Alexandra HEOC, English princess/daughter of Sir Angus Ogilvy

1937-02-22

Samuel Whitbread, English brewer/multi-millionaire

1937-03-09

Brian Redman, English racing driver

1937-04-13

Edward Fox, Chelsea, London, English actor (Never Say Never Again, Gandhi)

1937-04-29

Jill Paton Walsh, English writer

1937-05-01

Una Stubbs, English actress

1937-05-13

Trevor Baylis, English inventor of the wind-up radio

1937-05-19

Pat Roach, English actor and wrestler (d. 2004)

1937-07-25

Colin Renfrew, English archeologist

1937-08-03

Steven Berkoff, English actor

1937-10-11

Bobby Charlton, English soccer player

1937-10-17

Paxton Whitehead, English actor

1937-12-03

Stephen Rubin, English attorney/shoe manufacturer (Reebok, Adidas)

1937-12-29

Barbara Steele, Birkenhead, Cheshire, English actress (Black Sunday, 8½)

1937-12-30

Gordon Banks, English footballer

1938-01-10

Ivan Twigden, English contractor/multi-millionaire (Twigden PLC)

1938-03-02

Alan Lewis, English textile factory/multi-millionaire

1938-03-21

Wilf Corrigan, English/US electronic manufacturer (LSI Logic)

1938-04-22

Adam Raphael, English journalist and author

1938-04-28

Fred Dibnah, English television personality (d. 2004)

1938-06-02

Kevin Brownlow, English film historian and author

1938-06-13

Peter Michael, English electronic manufacturer (UEI, Paintbox)

1938-07-16

Tony Jackson, English bass player (The Searchers) (d. 2003)

1938-07-18

John Connelly, St Helens, Lancashire, footballer (20 English caps), (d. 2012)

1938-07-20

Roger Hunt, English footballer

1938-07-22

Terence Stamp, Stepney, London, English actor (The Collector, Billy Budd)

1938-08-26

Jet Black, English drummer, one of the founding members of The Stranglers

1938-09-03

Caryl Churchill, English playwright

1938-09-09

Richard Sharpe, English rugby player

1938-10-13

Hugo Young, English journalist (d. 2003)

1938-10-28

David Dimbleby, English television commentator

1938-10-28

Anne Perry, English-born novelist

1938-11-17

Thomas Black, English industrial/auto collector

1938-12-17

Carlo Little, English drummer (d. 2005)

1939-01-09

Susannah York, London, United Kingdom, English actress (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Superman)

1939-01-16

Cliff Thorburn, English snookers player

1939-02-02

Rachel English, London, author (My 1st 500)

1939-02-14

Michael Rudman, English theater director/producer (Donkeys' Years)

1939-02-20

Frank Arundel, English footballer

1939-02-26

Josephine Tewson, English actress

1939-03-05

Terry Curry, English multi-millionaire

1939-03-18

Ron Atkinson, English former footballer and manager

1939-03-20

Earl of Seafield, [Ginger], English large landowner

1939-04-15

Marty Wilder, Blackheath, South London, English singer-songwriter and father of rocker Kim Wilde

1939-04-25

Richard earl of Lichfield, English photographer

1939-05-03

Jonathan David Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen)

1939-05-03

Helmut Thoma, Show #475 - Learning English

1939-05-04

Jamie Ross, An English Visitor

1939-05-19

17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily)

1939-05-26

Gerald Ronson, English multi-millionaire

1939-06-09

Michel Lang, Let's Get Those English Girls

1939-06-11

Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket player/journalist

1939-07-06

Jet Harris, English bass guitarist

1939-08-09

Tony Budge, English contractor/tank maker/multi-millionaire

1939-09-10

Topham Brinton, English carpet magnate/multi-millionaire

1939-09-23

Henry Blofeld, English cricket commentator

1939-09-26

Ricky Tomlinson, English actor

1939-10-01

Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor

1939-10-07

Harold Kroto, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1939-10-22

George Cohen, English footballer

1939-11-02

Pauline Neville-Jones, English diplomat

1939-12-10

Barry Cunliffe, English university professor

1939-12-25

Christopher Wates, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

1940-01-19

Mike Reid, English comedian (d. 2007)

1940-01-21

Marquis of Tavistock, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1940-02-02

David Jason, English actor

1940-02-06

Jimmy Tarbuck, English comic/golfer

1940-03-03

Owen Spencer-Thomas, English broadcaster, journalist and Anglican clergyman

1940-03-05

Malcolm Hebden, English actor

1940-03-14

Eleanor Fount, English actress (Women in Love, Bedazzled)

1940-03-16

Keith Rowe, English guitarist (AMM) and painter

1940-05-07

Angela Carter, English novelist and journalist (d. 1992)

1940-05-14

Chay Blyth, English sailor (Alone in Order to the World)

1940-06-23

Adam Faith, English singer and actor (d. 2003)

1940-07-14

Susan Howatch, English author

1940-07-17

Tim Brooke-Taylor, English comedian

1940-08-22

Antony Crosthwaite-Eyre, English publisher/multi-millionaire

1940-08-28

Nik Turner, English musician (Hawkwind)

1940-09-12

Patrick Mower, English actor

1940-10-14

Sir Cliff Richard, [Harry Webb], Lucknow India, English rock vocalist (Suddenly)

1940-10-17

Jim Smith, English footballer and manager

1940-10-19

Michael Gambon, English actor (Singing Detective, Paris at Night)

1940-10-24

David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)

1940-10-29

Galen Weston, English/Canadian industrial/multi-millionaire

1940-11-30

Glenn English, (Rep-D-OK, 1975- )

1940-12-07

Stan Boardman, English comedian

1940-12-08

Jenny Linden, English actress (Hedda, Dr Who & the Daleks)

1941-01-07

John E. Walker, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate

1941-02-03

Julia English, Fragments

1941-02-21

Charlie Shelburne, English earl/large landowner

1941-04-08

Dame Vivienne Westwood, Tintwistle England, English fashion designer

1941-04-12

Bobby Moore, English footballer (d. 1993)

1941-05-11

Graham Miles, English snooker player

1941-05-21

Martin Carthy, English musician

1941-06-12

Roy Harper, English musician

1941-06-18

Delia Smith, English cook and television presenter

1941-07-07

Bill Oddie, English comedian and ornithologist

1941-08-04

Martin Jarvis, English actor

1941-09-04

Joanna Van Gyseghem, English actress

1941-09-27

Peter Bonetti, English footballer

1941-10-12

Michael Mansfield, English barrister

1941-11-06

James Bowman, English contratenor

1941-11-23

Alan Mullery, English soccer player

1941-12-05

David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire

1941-12-15

Geoffrey Davies, English actor (Doctor at Sea, Doctor on the Go)

1942-01-05

Jan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader

1942-01-08

Stephen Hawking, English physicist (Black Holes & Baby Universes)

1942-02-05

Susan Hill, English playwright (Magic Apple Tree)

1942-02-22

Christine Keeler, English model and showgirl

1942-02-28

Brian Jones, [Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones], English rock guitarist (Rolling Stones)

1942-03-14

John Whittaker, English real estate developer (Peel Holdings)

1942-03-22

Jon Arthur English, composer

1942-03-25

Richard O'Brien, English actor and writer (Rocky Horror Show)

1942-03-25

Kim Woodburn, English television personality

1942-03-27

Michael Jackson, English writer (d. 2007)

1942-04-10

Ian Callaghan, English footballer

1942-04-27

Gordon Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)

1942-05-14

Lord McAlpine, English contractor/multi-millionaire

1942-05-18

Simon Isaacs, 4th Marquess of Reading, English aristocrat, banker and philanthropist

1942-06-18

Paul McCartney, Liverpool UK, English musician and member of The Beatles

1942-06-19

Ralna English, Tribute to Jerome Kern

1942-07-04

Michael G C F, English prince of Kent

1942-07-10

Peter Rühring, The English Patient

1942-07-23

Myra Hindley, English murderer (d. 2002)

1942-08-30

Jonathan Aitken, English MP

1942-09-03

John Shrapnel, English actor

1942-09-15

Phil Harris, English carpet manufacturer/multi-millionaire

1942-09-18

Alex Stepney, English football goalkeeper

1942-09-27

Alvin Stardust, English singer

1942-10-23

Anita Roddick, English cosmetic manufacturer (Body Shop)

1942-11-09

Stuart Lipton, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

1942-12-04

Gemma Jones, English actress

1942-12-18

William HAF, English prince/grandson of George V

1942-12-30

Guy Edwards, English racing driver

1943-01-09

Freddie Starr, English comedian and singer

1943-01-11

Henry Cecil, Aberdeen, Scotland, English horse racing trainer

1943-02-07

Gareth Hunt, English actor (d. 2007)

1943-03-02

Tony Meehan [Daniel Meehan], London, English rocker (Drifters, Vipers)

1943-03-02

Gordon Black, English industrialist

1943-04-03

Doreen Tracey, English-born Mouseketeer

1943-04-07

Dennis Amiss, cricketer (prolific English batsman)

1943-04-08

Tony Banks, English politician (Lab)

1943-04-16

Dave Peverett, London, English rocker (Foghat, Savoy Brown)

1943-04-20

John Eliot Gardiner, English conductor

1943-05-08

Paul Samwell-Smith, Richmond, Surrey, English bassist (The Yardbirds-For Your Love)

1943-05-11

Juliet Harmer, English actress

1943-06-09

Charles Saatchi, English magnate (Saatchi & Saatchi)

1943-07-20

Wendy Richard, English actress

1943-07-26

Mick Jagger, English, rock vocalist (Rolling Stones)

1943-07-28

Richard Wright, Hatch End, Middlesex, English singer/songwriter (Pink Floyd-Time, Echoes)

1943-07-29

David Taylor, English snooker player

1943-09-03

Frank Lister, English footballer

1943-09-06

Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1943-10-10

Earl of Stockton, English publisher/grandson of premier Macmillan

1943-11-01

John McEnery, English actor

1943-11-07

Wensley Haydon-Baillie, English pharmaceutical manufacturer

1943-11-07

Michael Byrne, English actor

1943-11-26

Paul Burnett, English disc-jockey

1943-12-08

Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester)

1943-12-24

Tatton Sykes, English baron/large landowner

1943-9-12

Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient

1944-01-03

David Atherton, English conductor

1944-01-19

Laurie London, English singer

1944-01-20

Eddie Shah, English publisher (Today, Post)

1944-01-30

John Thornton, English chocolate factory/multi-millionaire

1944-02-12

Desmond Nuttall, English educator

1944-02-14

Alan Parker, English actor (Bugsy Malone, Evita)

1944-02-23

Bernard Cornwell, English historical novelist

1944-03-01

Roger Daltrey, English rocker/actor/producer (The Who-Tommy)

1944-03-17

Pattie Boyd, English photographer and author (Mrs George Harrison/Mrs Eric Clapton)

1944-03-31

Mick Ralphs, English guitarist (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company)

1944-05-05

Roger Raised, English actor (Nicholas Nickleby)

1944-06-20

David Roper, English actor

1944-07-11

Peter de Savary, English financier/multi-millionaire

1944-07-18

David Hemery, English 400m-hurdler (Oly-gold-1968) [or 1948]

1944-07-21

Buchi Emecheta, Nigerian/English writer (Price of Bride)

1944-08-02

Jim Capaldi, English singer/songwriter (Traffic-Something So Strong)

1944-08-08

John Renbourn, English musician

1944-08-26

Richard A W G, English prince/duke of Gloucester

1944-08-26

Stephen Greif, English actor

1944-09-04

Christopher Needler, English sand industrialist (TCG Materials)

1944-09-26

Anne Robinson, English television host

1944-10-25

Jon Anderson, English rock singer for Yes

1944-11-22

Robert Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph)

1944-12-17

Bernard Hill, English actor

1944-12-20

Jean Fergusson, English actress

1944-12-21

Bill Atkinson, English footballer

1945-01-20

Peter Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

1945-01-26

Jacqueline du Pré, English cellist (d. 1987)

1945-01-28

Robert Wyatt, English musician

1945-02-13

David Tremlett, English Artist

1945-03-05

Paschal English, True Lies

1945-04-05

Tommy Smith, English footballer

1945-05-02

Bob Henrit, English pop drummer (Kinks-Waterloo Sunset)

1945-05-02

Judge Dread, English musician (d. 1998)

1945-05-16

Nicky Chinn, English songwriter/producer (Chinn & Chapman)

1945-05-23

Elliott Bernerd, English broker/multi-millionaire

1945-05-30

Norman Eshley, English actor

1945-06-17

Ken Livingstone, English politician

1945-07-06

Rodney Matthews, English fantasy artist and illustrator

1945-07-07

James Rodford, English rock vocalist/bassist (Kinks-Mr Pleasant)

1945-07-20

Viscount Petersham, English large landowner

1945-07-21

John Lowe, English darts player

1945-07-26

Helen Mirren [Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironoff], London, English actress (The Queen, The Madness of King George)

1945-08-09

Posy Simmonds, English cartoonist

1945-10-05

Geoff Leigh, English musician (Henry Cow)

1945-10-14

Colin Hodgkinson, English musician (Whitesnake)

1945-10-24

Anthony Christian, English artist

1945-12-16

Bobby George, English professional darts player

1945-12-17

Jacqueline Wilson, English author

1945-9-03

Tracy Rogers, A Penny for your Thoughts or 'Birds, Dolls & Scratch' English Style

1945-9-15

Clive Merrison, The English Patient

1946-02-11

Ian Porterfield, English footballer (d. 2007)

1946-02-14

David Green, English TV/video producer

1946-02-24

John Stapleton, English television presenter

1946-03-04

Michael Ashcroft, English entrepreneur/multi-millionaire (Hawley-ADT)

1946-03-06

David Jon Gilmour, Grantchester Cambridgeshire, English rock guitarist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall)

1946-03-14

Jasper Carrott, English comedian (Jane & the Lost City, Detectives)

1946-03-15

David Wall, English ballet dancers/director (Royal Academy of Dancing)

1946-03-25

Cliff Balsam, English footballer

1946-04-09

Alan Knott, great English cricket wicketkeeper (1967-81)

1946-05-02

David Suchet, English actor

1946-05-07

Brian Turner, English celebrity chef

1946-05-22

Howard Kendall, English footballer and football manager

1946-05-24

Jeremy Treglown, English scholar/editor (TLS)

1946-05-26

Mick Ronson, English musician (d. 1993)

1946-05-27

Lewis Collins, English actor, (d. 2013)

1946-06-02

Peter Sutcliffe, English murderer "The Yorkshire Ripper"

1946-06-03

Penelope Wilton [Penelope Alice], Scarborough, North Yorkshire, English actress (Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests)

1946-06-12

Harry Glasper, English writer

1946-06-21

Maurice Saatchi, English advertising CEO (Saatchi & Saatchi)

1946-07-09

Natasha Pyne, English actress

1946-07-17

Alun Armstrong, English actor

1946-08-15

Tony Robinson, English actor and television presenter

1946-08-23

Keith Moon, English rock drummer (Who-I'm A Boy)

1946-09-18

Nicholas Clay, English actor (d. 2000)

1946-09-19

Brian Henton, English racing driver

1946-09-27

Robin Nedwell, English comedy actor (d. 1999)

1946-10-06

Tony Greig, South Africa, cricketer (English all-rounder 1972-77), (d. 2012)

1946-10-10

Charles Dance, Redditch, Worcestershire, English actor/director (Alien 3, Jewel in the Crown)

1946-10-10

Mildred Grieveson (aka: Anne Mather, Caroline Fleming, Cardine Fleming), English writer

1946-10-10

Chris Tarrant, English TV presenter

1946-10-19

Philip Pullman, English writer

1946-11-26

Angus Suttie, English potter

1946-12-16

Trevor Pinnock, English conductor and harpsichordist

1946-12-19

Rosemary Conley, English businesswoman, author and broadcaster

1947-01-04

Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)

1947-01-04

Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter

1947-01-11

Bryan Robson, English international soccer star

1947-01-21

Pye Hastings, English singer and musician (Caravan)

1947-01-30

Les Barker, English poet

1947-02-10

Nicholas Owen, English newsreader

1947-02-20

Peter Osgood, English footballer (d. 2006)

1947-02-24

Rupert Holmes, English musician

1947-02-26

Sandie Shaw [Sandra Goodrich], Dagenham, Essex, English rocker (Girl Don't Come)

1947-03-02

Harry Redknapp, English football manager

1947-03-18

Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright

1947-03-18

Roger Kenneth Evans, English politician

1947-03-19

John Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

1947-03-24

Alan Sugar, English multi-millionaire/computer manufacturer (Amstrad)

1947-04-01

M, English singer

1947-04-26

Warren Clarke, English actor

1947-04-30

Leslie Grantham, English actor

1947-05-08

Felicity Lott, English soprano (We come to the river)

1947-05-23

Bernard Comrie, English linguist

1947-06-03

Lieko English, Playboy Playmates: The Early Years

1947-06-06

David Blunkett, English politician

1947-06-17

Paul Young, English singer and percussionist (d. 2000)

1947-06-28

Clarissa Dickson Wright, English celebrity chef

1947-08-14

Peter Christian, English actor

1947-08-14

Maddy Prior, English folk singer (Steeleye Span, Silly Sisters, Carnival Band)

1947-08-19

Dave Dutton, English actor

1947-08-29

James Hunt, English race car driver (d. 1993)

1947-09-02

Richard Coughlan, English drummer and percussionist (Caravan), (d. 2013)

1947-10-03

7th earl of Bradford, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1947-10-05

Brian Johnson, Dunston, English rocker (AC/DC)

1947-10-10

Martin Ruane, English professional wrestler (d. 1998)

1947-10-11

Al Atkins, West Bromwich UK, English musician (Judas Priest)

1947-11-06

Jim Rosenthal, English sports presenter

1947-11-07

Bob Anderson, English darts player

1947-11-24

Dave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)

1947-12-01

Bob Fulton, English-born Australian rugby league footballer

1947-12-02

Michael Green, English TV/video producer

1947-12-02

Tommy Jenkins, English football player

1947-12-14

Linda Sutton, English artist

1947-12-16

Ben Cross, London, UK, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Star Trek)

1947-12-17

Simon Bates, English DJ

1947-9-18

Paul Seed, A Rather English Marriage

1948-01-02

Kerry Minnear, Dorset, English rocker (Gentle Giant)

1948-01-09

Paul King, Dagenham Essex, English rocker (Blue Oyster Cult)

1948-01-12

Kenny Allen, English footballer

1948-01-12

William Nicholson, English writer

1948-01-16

Christopher Moran, English financier/multi-millionaire

1948-01-20

Mel Pritchard, English rocker (Barclay James Harvest)

1948-02-24

Tim Staffell, English singer

1948-02-28

Mike Figgis, English director

1948-03-05

Richard Hickox, English musical conductor

1948-03-05

Elaine Paige, English singer and actress

1948-03-28

Matthew Corbett, English retired actor

1948-04-12

Jeremy Beadle, English television presenter (d. 2008)

1948-04-21

Lord Egremont, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1948-04-24

Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire

1948-04-28

Terry Pratchett, English author

1948-06-06

Richard Sinclair, English musician (Caravan)

1948-06-13

Jack English, The Imitation Game

1948-06-21

Ian McEwan, English writer

1948-08-05

Ray Clemence, English footballer

1948-08-13

Cliff Fish, English rocker (Paper Lace)

1948-09-11

John Martyn, English musician

1948-09-16

Kenney Jones, London, London, English rock drummer/vocalist (Small Faces, The Who)

1948-09-27

Michele Dotrice, English actor

1948-10-02

Trevor Brooking, English soccer player

1948-11-05

Peter Hammill, English singer/songwriter (Patient)

1948-12-01

Tom Wright, English bishop and theologian

1948-12-12

Tom Wilkinson, English actor

1948-12-16

Christopher Biggins, English actor

1948-12-18

Bill Nelson, English musician (Be Bop Deluxe)

1949-01-16

Caroline Munro, Windsor, Berkshire, English actress, model (The Spy Who Loved Me, Maniac) [or 12/16]

1949-01-25

John Cooper Clarke, English punk-poet

1949-02-05

David Sullivan, English softporno/newspaper publisher (Sunday Sport)

1949-02-07

Joe English, Rockshow

1949-02-15

George Howard, 13th Earl of Carlisle, English hereditary peer

1949-02-17

Fred Frith, English guitarist/violinist/bassist (Skeleton Crew)

1949-02-19

Eddie Hardin, London, United Kingdom, English rock pianist and singer (Spencer Davis Group)

1949-03-23

Karen English, (Rep-D-Arizona)

1949-03-26

Jon English, The Pirates of Penzance

1949-04-14

DeAnne Julius, American/English economist

1949-05-01

Tim Hodgkinson, English composer and musician (Henry Cow)

1949-05-17

Bill Bruford, English drummer (Yes, King Crimson-Red, Genesis)

1949-05-24

Jim Broadbent, English actor

1949-05-29

Brian Kidd, English footballer

1949-06-14

Alan White, English rock drummer (Yes, Ramshackled)

1949-06-21

Stacey Tendeter, Two English Girls

1949-07-28

Steve Peregrin Took, English singer (d. 1980)

1949-08-20

Alan Hardwick, English TV presenter

1949-08-25

Martin Amis, English novelist

1949-09-11

Roger Uttley, English rugby player

1949-09-18

Peter Shilton, English footballer

1949-09-26

Minette Walters, English novelist

1949-10-14

Katy Manning, English/Australian actress

1949-11-03

Anna Wintour, English-American editor

1949-11-06

Nigel Havers, English actor (Dr Latimer-Don't Wait Up)

1949-12-12

Bill Nighy, English actor

1949-12-13

Paula Wilcox, English actress

1950-01-23

John Greaves, English musician (Henry Cow, National Health)

1950-01-27

Derek Acorah, English spirit medium

1950-03-18

Richard Kretchmer, English artist and historian

1950-05-04

Darryl Hunt, English pop bassist (Pogues-Pair of Brown Eyes)

1950-07-16

Dennis Priestley, English darts player

1950-07-19

Simon Cadell, English actor (Hi-Di-Hi, Pride & Extreme Prejudice)

1950-10-02

Michael Rutherford, English pop bassist and rocker (Genesis-Against All Odds, Mike & Mechanics)

1950-10-02

Ian McNeice, English actor

1950-10-12

Robin Askwith, English actor

1950-10-21

David H G viscount Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

1951-01-05

Steve Arnold, English footballer

1951-01-11

Willie Maddren, English former footballer (d. 2000)

1951-01-18

Bob Latchford, English footballer

1951-01-30

Philip Whitchurch, The English Patient

1951-02-06

Kevin Whately, The English Patient

1951-02-20

Phil Neal, English soccer player

1951-03-03

Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)

1951-03-04

Chris Rea, English rock guitarist (Fool If You Think It Is Over)

1951-04-05

Everett Morton, rocker (English Beat)

1951-04-11

Paul Fox, English guitarist (The Ruts) (d. 2007)

1951-04-14

Julian Lloyd Webber, English cellist

1951-04-21

Robert Gotobed, English drummer (Wire)

1951-05-01

Antony Worrall Thompson, English celebrity chef

1951-07-03

Mike Corby [Michael John], Windsor, Berkshire, English guitarist/keyboardist (The Babys)

1951-07-20

Jeff Rawle, English actor

1951-09-22

David Coverdale, English singer

1951-12-06

Gerry Francis, English footballer and manager

1951-12-22

Gerald Grosvenor, English 6th duke of Westminster/billionaire

1951-12-27

William Waldorf 4th viscount Astor/English large landowner

1951-12-30

Doug Allder, English footballer

1952-04-11

Peter Windsor, English motor racing journalist and reporter

1952-04-12

J D Nicholas, English guitarist (Heatwave, Commodores)

1952-04-29

David Icke, English writer

1952-05-04

Michael Barrymore, English comedian, actor, quiz master and entertainer

1952-05-11

Frances Fisher, English-born actress

1952-06-12

Pete Farndon, English musician (The Pretenders) (d. 1983)

1952-06-29

Joe Johnson, English snooker player

1952-07-11

John Kettley, English weather forecaster

1952-08-25

Geoff Downes, English keyboardist (Buggles, Yes, Asia)

1952-09-22

Gary Holton, English actor and musician (d. 1985)

1952-10-05

Clive Barker, English author and film director (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions)

1952-10-26

Andrew Motion, English poet and Poet Laureate

1952-11-02

Maxine Nightingale, English soul singer

1952-11-13

Art Malik, Pakistani-born English actor

1952-11-29

Dusty Hare, English rugby player

1952-12-13

John Francome, English jockey

1953-01-19

Linda Hayden, Stanmore, Middlesex, English actress (The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Boys from Brazil)

1953-02-01

Brendan Batson, English former footballer

1953-02-22

Graham Lewis, English musician (Wire)

1953-02-25

Geordie Johnson, The English Patient

1953-05-10

John Diamond, English journalist (d. 2001)

1953-05-19

Henry Lascelles, English grandson of princess Mary

1953-07-18

Peter Greenall, English brewer (Greenall Witley)

1953-08-25

Doug English, Los Angeles Raiders vs. Detroit Lions

1953-09-16

Alan Barton, English musician (Black Lace, Smokie) (d. 1995)

1953-10-05

James E Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

1953-11-07

Lucinda Green, English equestrian

1953-11-11

Andy Partridge, English rock vocalist/guitarist (XTC-Oranges & Lemons)

1953-11-13

Andy "the Clobberer" Ranken, English pop drummer (The Pogues)

1954-01-05

Alex English, Amazing Grace and Chuck

1954-01-06

Anthony Minghella, director (English Patient)

1954-01-06

Trudie Styler, English actress

1954-01-06

Anthony Minghella, The English Patient

1954-01-23

Edward Ka-spel, English singer/songwriter (Legendary Pink Dots)

1954-02-27

Neal Schon, rock guitarist (Journey-Open Arms, Bad English)

1954-03-03

Chris Hughes, London, English record producer and rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)

1954-03-04

Willie Thorne, English snooker player

1954-05-11

John Gregory, English football manager

1954-06-05

Michael "Nicko" McBrain, London, English heavy metal drummer (Iron Maiden-Powerslave)

1954-06-09

Pete Byrne Bath - English rocker (Naked Eyes)

1954-06-12

Neil Oatley, English engineer

1954-06-21

Anne Kirkbride, Oldham Lancashire, English actress (Deidre-Coronation Street)

1954-07-10

Neil Tennant, North Shields, Tyne-and-Wear, English singer/songwriter (Pet Shop Boy-West End Girl)

1954-08-03

Gary Peters, English footballer

1954-08-11

Joe Jackson, English singer/pianist/composer (The Harder they Come)

1954-09-06

Jon Erikson, US, 1st to triple cross English Channel (1981)

1954-09-15

7th marquess of Bristol, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1954-09-16

Colin Newman, English musician (Wire)

1954-10-10

"Maestro" Jimmy Fearnley, English accordionist (The Pogues)

1954-10-14

Carole Malone, English newspaper columnist

1954-10-19

Sam Allardyce, English football manager

1954-10-30

Mario Testino, Peruvian-born English fashion photographer

1954-11-03

Adam Ant, [Stuart Goddard], London, English punk rocker (If I Strip For You)

1954-11-09

Sue Upton, English actress and dancer

1954-11-18

Guy Innes-Ker duke of Roxburghe, English large landowner

1954-12-10

Jack Hues, English musician

1954-9-11

Frédéric Pieretti, Let's Get Those English Girls

1955-01-03

Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)

1955-01-04

Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)

1955-02-14

R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

1955-02-18

Miles Tredinnick, English playwright

1955-02-27

Peter Christopherson, English musician and video director

1955-03-29

Marina Sirtis, London, English actress (Troi-Star Trek: The Next Generation)

1955-04-08

Stéphane Hillel, Let's Get Those English Girls

1955-04-09

Joolz Denby, English poet and novelist

1955-04-16

Charlotte Morrison, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1955-05-01

Nick Feldman, English musician

1955-05-30

Nicky "Topper" Headon, English drummer (Clash-Complete Control)

1955-06-04

Paul Stewart, English writer

1955-06-08

Tim Berners-Lee, English internet developer

1955-06-28

Shirley Cheriton, English actress

1955-06-28

Eric Gates, English footballer

1955-07-04

John Waite, vocalist (Babies/Bad English-Forget Me Not, Missing You)

1955-07-29

"Country" Jem Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell)

1955-08-13

Paul Greengrass, English film director

1955-08-17

Colin Moulding, English pop guitarist (XTC)

1955-10-20

David Profumo, English novelist

1955-10-25

Glynis Barber, English actress

1955-10-29

Roger O'Donnell, English musician (The Cure)

1955-11-15

Georgie Born, English academic, anthropologist and musician (Henry Cow)

1955-11-24

Ian Botham, Heswall Cheshire, English cricketer (all time great all-rounder Extrovert)

1955-11-30

Andy Gray, English soccer player

1955-12-15

Paul Simonon, English pop bassist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)

1956-01-04

Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)

1956-01-26

Simon Howard, English large landowner (Castle Howard)

1956-01-30

Jeremy Gittins, English actor

1956-02-13

Peter Hook, English rock bassist (New Order-Round & Round, Run)

1956-03-08

Laurie Cunningham, English former footballer (d. 1989)

1956-03-25

Matthew Garber, English actor (d. 1977)

1956-04-08

Jim Piddock, English actor, writer and producer

1956-05-02

David Rhodes, English guitarist

1956-06-02

Malcolm Garrett, English graphic designer

1956-06-04

Martin Adams, English darts player

1956-06-05

Richard Butler, English singer (Psychedelic Furs)

1956-06-20

Peter Reid, English former footballer

1956-06-20

Phil English, Food, Inc.

1956-06-24

Joe Penny, English actor

1956-07-08

Graham Day, The English Surgeon

1956-07-15

Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division-Transmission) (d. 1980)

1956-08-30

Jayne Irving, English TV hostess (Live at 3)

1956-09-14

Ray Wilkins, English former footballer

1956-10-20

Danny Boyle, English film director

1956-12-23

Dave Murray, London, English heavy metal guitarist and songwriter (Iron Maiden)

1956-12-28

Nigel Kennedy, English violinist

1957-01-11

Bryan Robson, English footballer and manager

1957-01-14

Suzanne Danielle, English actress

1957-01-15

Patrick Dixon, English entrepreneur

1957-01-22

Francis Wheen, English writer and journalist

1957-01-28

Frank Skinner English comedian

1957-03-05

Mark E Smith, English rock vocalist (Fall-Fall in a Hole)

1957-03-07

Robert Harris, English TV reporter and journalist

1957-04-17

Nick Hornby, English author

1957-06-02

Mark Lawrenson, English Football Pundit

1957-06-17

Philip Chevron, English pop musician (Pogues-Peace & Love), (d. 2013)

1957-06-23

Lee John, [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)

1957-07-18

Nick Faldo, Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire, English golfer (six-time Major Championship winner)

1957-08-20

Cindy Nicholas, Canada, swimmer (swam English Channel 19 times)

1957-08-24

Stephen Fry, English comedian and actor

1957-09-06

Tim Whitnall, English actor and narrator

1957-09-25

Ian Reddington, English actor

1957-10-11

Paul Bown, English actor

1957-10-27

Glen Hoddle, English soccer ball player (Tottenham)

1957-10-28

Stephen Morris, English pop drummer (Joy Division-Atmosphere)

1957-11-08

Alan Curbishley, English football manager

1957-11-20

Mike Craven, former English professional footballer

1957-11-30

John Ashton, English guitarist (Psychedelic Furs)

1957-12-02

Giampaolo Majorama, The English Patient

1957-12-08

Phil Collen, London UK, English heavy-metal guitarist (Def Leppard - Love Bites)

1957-12-23

Trisha Goddard, English television presenter

1957-12-25

Chris Kamara, English footballer and commentator

1958-02-01

Luther Blissett, English footballer

1958-02-09

Cyrille Regis, English former footballer

1958-02-19

Helen Fielding, English writer

1958-03-06

Mike Gatting, English cricketer

1958-03-09

Martin Fry, English pop singer and rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart)

1958-04-12

Howard Stableford, English actor and host

1958-08-07

Julian Wadham, The English Patient

1958-08-10

Jack Richards, English cricket wicket-keeper (mid-80's)

1958-12-12

Gwyn English Nielsen, Just Add Pepper

1958-12-14

Spider Tracy, English rock vocalist (The Pogues)

1958-12-30

Rod Harrington, English darts player

1959-01-02

Hervé Ganem, The English Method

1959-01-24

James Roderick Moir (alias Vic Reeves), English comedian

1959-02-06

Ken Nelson, English record producer

1959-02-17

Dave Courtney, Full English Breakfast

1959-03-21

Sarah Jane Morris, English Singer

1959-03-23

Epic Soundtracks, English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls) (d. 1997)

1959-04-17

Sean Bean, English actor (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, A Game of Thrones)

1959-05-03

Ben Elton, Catford, London, English actor and comedian (Blackadder Back & Forth, Friday Night Live)

1959-05-22

Steven Morrissey, English singer

1959-05-26

Steve Hanley, English musician (The Fall, Tom Hingley and the Lovers)

1959-06-01

Alan "Wild"er, English rock vocalist/music (Depeche Mode-Wild!)

1959-06-11

Hugh Laurie [James Hugh Calum Laurie], Oxford, English actor (Strapless, Dr Gregory House-House)

1959-09-18

Ian Arkwright, English footballer

1959-10-04

Tony Meo, English billiards champion (snookers)

1959-10-10

Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (Pet Shop Boys-It's a Sin)

1959-10-10

Kirsty MacColl, English singer (d. 2000)

1959-11-16

Susanna Clarke, Chapter One: The Friends of English Magic

1959-11-17

Terry Fenwick, English footballer

1959-12-01

Billy Childish, English painter, writer and musician

1959-9-08

Véronique Delbourg, Let's Get Those English Girls

1960-01-06

Nigella Lawson, English chef and writer

1960-03-03

Colin Wells, English cricketer

1960-03-05

David Tibet, English musician (Current 93)

1960-03-21

Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)

1960-04-04

Jonathan Agnew, Macclesfield, Cheshire, English cricket broadcaster

1960-04-04

Jane Eaglin, English soprano

1960-04-04

Hugo Weaving, Nigerian-born English-Australian actor

1960-04-22

Lloyd Honeyghan, English welterweight boxing champ (1986)

1960-04-29

Phil King, English bassist

1960-05-14

Anne Clark, English singer

1960-05-24

Kristin Scott Thomas, The English Patient

1960-06-01

Simon Gallup, English bassist (The Cure)

1960-06-27

7th marquess of Cholmondeley, English large landowner/millionaire

1960-07-13

Ian Hislop, English writer, editor of Private Eye

1960-07-17

Mark Burnett, English-born television producer

1960-08-04

Bernard Rose, English director

1960-08-13

Phil Taylor, English darts player

1960-09-18

Karim Rashid, Egyptian/English industrial designer

1960-09-23

John Rocca, English funk singer (Southern Freeze)

1960-10-14

Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)

1960-10-17

Guy Henry, English actor

1960-10-19

Jonathan FeBland, English musician and artist

1960-11-10

Neil Gaiman, English writer

1960-11-27

Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion)

1960-11-30

Gary Lineker, English soccer player (World Cup 1986)

1960-12-07

Craig Scanlon, English guitarist (The Fall)

1960-12-11

Rachel Portman, English film composer

1961-01-13

Suggs, English singer

1961-01-16

Paul Raven, English musician (Killing Joke) (d. 2007)

1961-01-18

Peter Beardsley, English footballer

1961-02-19

Justin Fashanu, English footballer (d. 1998)

1961-02-19

Andy Wallace, English race car driver

1961-02-21

Ranking Roger, rock vocalist (English Beat-Drowning)

1961-03-02

Cameron English, A Chorus Line

1961-03-03

Perry McCarthy, English racing driver

1961-03-17

Andrew Paul, English actor

1961-05-02

Phil Vickery, English celebrity chef

1961-05-03

Steve McClaren, English football manager

1961-05-30

Harry Enfield, Horsham, West Sussex, English comedian (Dermot-Men Behaving Badly, Saturday Live)

1961-06-10

Maxi Priest, [Max Elliott], Jamaican/English singer (Wild World)

1961-06-11

Caroline Quentin, English actress

1961-07-03

Tim Smith, English musician (Cardiacs)

1961-07-22

Calvin Fish, English racing driver

1961-07-24

Kerry Dixon, English footballer

1961-08-12

Lawrence Hayward, English musician (Felt, Denim, Go Kart Mozart)

1961-08-13

Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster

1961-08-20

Joe Pasquale, English comedian

1961-08-24

Jared Harris, English actor

1961-08-28

Kim Appleby, Stoke Newington, London, English singer (Mel & Kim-Coming to America)

1961-09-04

Kevin Kennedy, English actor

1961-09-26

Will Self, English author

1961-10-11

Neil Buchanan, English television presenter

1961-11-03

David AC viscount Linley, son of English princess Margaret/mystic

1961-11-10

John Walton, English darts player

1961-11-20

Dave Watson, English footballer

1961-12-01

Jeremy Northam, English actor

1961-12-11

Marco Pierre White, English chef and restaurateur

1961-12-13

Harry Gregson-Williams, English composer

1962-01-05

Perry Fenwick, English actor

1962-01-15

Conrad Lant, English musician

1962-02-02

Andy Fordham, English darts player

1962-02-09

Martin D Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

1962-02-14

Michael Higgs, English actor

1962-02-16

John Balance, English musician (Coil, Psychic TV) (d. 2004)

1962-03-04

David Sparrow, English actor

1962-03-07

Peter Manley, English Darts Player

1962-04-01

Dave Ulliott, English poker player

1962-04-20

Steven Wymuth English, Janice Beard

1962-04-22

Jeff Minter, English video game programmer

1962-04-24

Stuart Pearce, English footballer and manager

1962-04-26

Colin Anderson, English footballer

1962-05-02

Stephen Daldry, English film director

1962-05-02

Jimmy White, English snooker player

1962-06-12

Paul Clark, English musician (The Bolshoi)

1962-06-19

Jeremy Bates, English tennis player

1962-06-25

Phill Jupitus, English comedian and broadcaster

1962-06-26

George P N earl of St Andrews, under English prince Edward

1962-07-04

Neil Morrissey, English actor

1962-07-12

Dean Wilkins, English football manager

1962-08-09

Michael Colnroy, Modern English, rocker

1962-08-28

Paul Allen, English footballer

1962-09-18

John Fashanu, English footballer

1962-09-24

Mike Phelan, English former footballer

1962-10-01

Paul Walsh, English footballer

1962-10-11

Nicola Bryant, English actress

1962-11-02

Simon Hill, English-Australian Football commentator

1962-11-24

John Squire, English pop guitarist (Stone Roses, She Bangs the Drums)

1962-11-28

Davey Boy Smith, English professional wrestler (d. 2002)

1962-12-04

Kevin Richardson, English footballest

1962-12-13

Kendra Slewenski, English netballer

1962-12-17

Paul Dobson, English footballer

1962-12-22

Ralph Nathaniel Fiennes, Suffolk England, actor (English Patient)

1963-01-06

Paul Brindley, English pop bassist (Sundays, Can't Be Sure)

1963-01-07

Clint Mansell, English musician and composer

1963-01-16

James May, English television presenter

1963-01-19

Caron Wheeler, English singer (Soul II Soul-Keep on Movin')

1963-01-24

Martyn Grimley, English field hockey player

1963-01-26

Jazzie B, [Beresford Romeo], English rapper (Soul II Soul-Feel Free)

1963-02-18

Rob Andrew, English rugby player

1963-02-18

Henry Winter, English football journalist

1963-02-19

Seal, English vocalist/songwriter (Killer, Crazy, Kiss by a Rose)

1963-02-20

Ian Brown, English rock vocalist (Stone Roses-Made of Stone)

1963-03-04

Janey Lee Grace, English singer, author, television presenter and radio disc jockey

1963-03-11

Alex Kingston, English actress

1963-03-12

Ian Holloway, English football manager

1963-03-20

David Thewlis, Blackpool, Lancashire, English actor (Remus Lupin-Harry Potter series)

1963-03-31

Dan Farrell, The English Patient

1963-04-02

Karl Beattie, English television director and producer

1963-04-04

David Gavurin, English pop guitarist/composer (Sundays, Blind)

1963-05-03

Sally Whittaker, English actress

1963-05-05

Simon Rimmer, English chef

1963-06-06

Jason Isaacs, English actor

1963-06-19

Rory Underwood, English rugby union footballer

1963-06-26

Harriet Wheeler, English pop singer/composer (The Sundays)

1963-07-03

Tracey Emin, Croydon England, English artist

1963-07-21

Kevin Poole, English footballer

1963-07-25

Julian Hodgson, English chess player

1963-07-29

Graham Poll, English football referee

1963-08-10

Andrew Sullivan, English-born journalist

1963-08-13

Sridevi, English Vinglish

1963-09-11

Colin Wells, English actor

1963-09-17

Steven Dye, English musician (Scarlet Party), (The Alan Parsons Project)

1963-09-19

Jarvis Cocker, English musician (Pulp)

1963-09-19

David Seaman, English footballer

1963-10-30

Jerry de Borg, English pop guitarist (Jesus Jones-Real, Real, Real)

1963-11-03

Ian Wright, English footballer

1963-11-10

Hugh Bonneville, English actor

1963-11-16

Gay "Mani" Mournfield, English pop bassist (Stone Roses)

1963-12-05

Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards, English ski jumper

1964-02-01

Linus Roache, English actor

1964-02-16

Christopher Eccleston, English actor

1964-02-25

Lee Evans, English comedian

1964-02-29

James RB Ogilvy, son of English princess Alexandra

1964-03-09

Juliette Binoche, The English Patient

1964-03-17

Lee Dixon, English footballer

1964-03-18

Paul Elliott, English footballer

1964-03-26

Baz Warne, English Guitarist (The Stranglers)

1964-04-06

Phil Gayle, English news presenter

1964-04-10

Alan "Reni" Wren, English pop drummer (Stone Roses-Fools Gold)

1964-04-20

Andy Serkis, English actor

1964-04-23

Gen, [Simon Matthews], English pop drummer (Jesus Jones-Zeroes & Ones)

1964-05-21

Danny Bailey, English footballer

1964-06-14

Peter Gilliver, English lexicographer

1964-07-05

Mark H Lascells, grandson of English princess Mary

1964-07-11

Craig Charles, English actor

1964-07-12

Gaby Roslin, English television presenter

1964-07-22

Bonnie Langford, English actress (Wombling Free)

1964-08-06

Lauren Cowan, Benalla Victoria, golfer (1994 66th English Womens Open)

1964-08-16

Nigel Redman, English rugby international player

1964-09-26

Nicki French, English singer

1964-09-28

Paul Jewell, English football manager

1964-10-07

Sam Brown, English singer/songwriter (Stop!)

1964-10-07

Paul Stewart, English footballer

1964-12-08

Sandy Burnett, English record producer

1964-12-17

Ginger, English singer and guitarist (The Wildhearts)

1964-12-18

Robson Green, English actor and singer

1964-12-21

Rob Kelly, English football manager

1964-12-25

Peter Hanson, English/Sierra Leone/Dutch actor (Darling How Could You)

1965-01-04

Beth Gibbons, English singer (Portishead)

1965-01-05

Vinnie Jones, English-born Welsh footballer and actor

1965-01-27

Mike Newell, English football manager

1965-02-02

Carl Airey, English footballer

1965-02-24

Lloyd McGrath, former English footballer

1965-03-04

Paul W. S. Anderson, English filmmaker

1965-03-04

Andrew Collins, English journalist, scriptwriter and broadcaster

1965-03-22

Emma Wray, English actress

1965-03-28

Steve Bull, English footballer

1965-04-01

Robert Steadman, English composer

1965-05-09

Dean English, The Timekeeper

1965-05-13

Tasmin Little, English violinist

1965-06-07

Damien Hirst, English artist

1965-06-19

Sadie Frost, English actress

1965-06-29

Barry D, [Iain Bakker], English pop musician (Jesus Jones)

1965-06-30

Gary Pallister, English footballer

1965-07-04

Jo Whiley, English radio DJ

1965-07-11

Tony Cottee, English footballer

1965-09-13

Zak Starkey, London, English rock drummer, son of Beatle Ringo

1965-10-30

Gavin Rossdale, Kilburn, London, English heavy metal vocalist and actor (Bush)

1965-11-04

Malandra Burrows, English actress and singer

1966-02-01

Rob Lee, English footballer

1966-02-24

Ben Miller, Johnny English

1966-03-04

Patrick Hannan, English pop drummer (Sundays-Can't Be Sure)

1966-03-04

Wash West [Wash Westmoreland], Leeds, English independent film director director

1966-03-17

Jeremy Sheffield, English actor

1966-03-19

Andy Sinton, English footballer

1966-03-31

Roger Black, English athlete

1966-04-01

Chris Evans, English disc jockey

1966-04-02

Teddy Sheringham, English footballer

1966-04-07

Gary Wilkinson, English snooker player

1966-04-11

Lisa Stansfield, English pop singer (Around the World)

1966-05-15

Greg Wise, Johnny English

1966-05-19

Sophia Crawford, English actress and martial artist

1966-05-26

Helena Bonham Carter, London, English actress (Fight Club, Howards End)

1966-06-10

David Platt, English footballer

1966-06-22

Euan Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, English baron/multi-millionaire

1966-07-16

Johnny Vaughan, English writer and broadcaster

1966-07-24

Martin Keown, English footballer

1966-07-31

Marina V A Mowatt, [Ogilvy], daughter of English princess Alexandra

1966-08-08

Chris Eubank, English boxer

1966-08-11

Nigel Martyn, English footballer

1966-08-12

Les Ferdinand, English footballer

1966-08-15

Tasha de Vasconcelos, Johnny English

1966-10-10

Tony Adams, English footballer

1966-10-17

Mark Gatiss, English actor and writer

1966-11-09

Lina Martins, The English Patient

1966-11-30

David Nicholls, English novelist and screenwriter

1966-12-04

Chris Shepherd, English film director

1966-12-16

Dennis Wise, English footballer

1967-01-01

John Digweed, English DJ

1967-01-04

Johnny Nelson, English boxer

1967-02-03

Bob Taylor, English footballer

1967-02-23

Tamsin Greig, English actress

1967-02-28

Colin Cooper, English footballer

1967-03-04

Andrew Osmond, English writer

1967-03-18

Miki Berenyi, English singer (Lush)

1967-05-04

Kate Garraway, English GMTV Presenter

1967-05-29

Noel Gallagher, Manchester, English pop musician (Oasis)

1967-07-12

Richard Herring, English comedian

1967-08-24

Michael Thomas, English footballer

1967-09-05

India Hicks, English model

1967-10-07

Luke Haines, English musician (The Auteurs, Black Box Recorder)

1967-10-13

Steve Vickers, English footballer

1967-10-21

Paul Ince, English footballer

1967-10-29

Rufus Sewell, English actor

1967-11-09

Ricky Otto, English footballer

1967-12-08

Darren Sheridan, English footballer and manager

1967-12-09

Jason Dozzell, English footballer

1967-12-15

David Howells, English footballer

1968-01-13

Mike Whitlow, English footballer

1968-01-14

Ruel Fox, English footballer

1968-01-27

Tricky, English rapper

1968-02-20

Ted Hankey, English darts player

1968-03-02

Daniel Craig, English actor

1968-03-11

Dominic Mafham, The English Patient

1968-04-03

Jamie Hewlett, English illustrator

1968-04-18

David Hewlett, English born Canadian actor

1968-05-04

Julian Barratt, English comedian and musician, one half of The Mighty Boosh

1968-05-13

Alison Goldfrapp, English musician

1968-05-26

Steve Sedgley, English footballer

1968-05-30

Tim Burgess, English rock vocalist (Charlatans-Only One I Know)

1968-06-28

Adam Woodyatt, English actor

1968-07-20

Julian Rhind-Tutt, English actor

1968-08-06

Chris Boardman, English cyclist (world 1 hour record)

1968-08-12

Ben English, Pirates II: Stagnetti's Revenge

1968-08-14

Adrian Lester, English actor

1968-08-17

Helen McCrory, English actress

1968-09-09

Clive Mendonca, English Footballer

1968-09-23

Yvette Fielding, English television presenter

1968-10-03

Paul Crichton, English footballer

1968-10-14

Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer

1968-10-27

Vinny Samways, English footballer

1968-11-10

Steve Brookstein, English X Factor winner

1968-11-21

Andy Caddick, English cricket pace bowler (NZ 1993)

1968-11-21

Alex James, English bassist

1968-11-30

Des'ree [Desirée Annette Weeks], English singer (Feel So High, You Gotta Be, Life)

1968-12-12

Kate Humble, English television presenter

1969-01-17

Naveen Andrews, The English Patient

1969-01-22

Olivia d'Abo, English actress

1969-02-02

Tim Sherwood, English footballer

1969-03-25

Cathy Dennis, English singer, songwriter, and actress

1969-04-22

Dion Dublin, English footballer

1969-06-02

Cy Chadwick, English actor

1969-08-11

Marlyn Lindsay, ATK Hairy English Girls 9

1969-08-23

Keith Tyson, English artist

1969-09-04

Noah Taylor, English-born actor

1969-09-05

Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer

1969-09-16

Justine Frischmann, English musician (Elastica)

1969-09-26

Paul Warhurst, English footballer

1969-10-02

Mitch English, American actor

1969-10-02

Damon Gough, English singer

1969-10-02

Mitch English, The Daily Buzz

1969-10-06

Troy Shaw, English snooker player

1969-10-07

Maria Whittaker, English model

1969-10-09

P.J. Harvey, English musician

1969-11-12

Jason Cundy, English footballer and broadcaster

1969-12-05

Lewis Gordon Pugh, English swimmer, polar explorer and motivational speaker

1969-12-06

Torri Higginson, The English Patient

1969-12-18

Justin Edinburgh, English footballer

1969-12-18

Ian Shaw, Johnny English Reborn

1969-12-19

Richard Hammond, English television presenter

1969-12-30

Jay Kay, English musician (Jamiroquai)

1970-02-17

Dominic Purcell, English-born actor

1970-03-07

Rachel Weisz, London, English actress (The Mummy, The Constant Gardener) and fashion model

1970-04-19

Kelly Holmes, English athlete

1970-05-20

Louis Theroux, Singapore, English television broadcaster (Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends, When Louis Met....)

1970-05-27

Joseph Fiennes, Salisbury, Wiltshire, English actor (Enemy at the Gates, Shakespeare in Love)

1970-05-28

Ian Cashmore, English actor and paranormal investigator

1970-06-29

Zoe R. Cassavetes, Broken English

1970-07-02

Monie Love, English rapper

1970-07-06

Martin Smith, English singer (Delirious?)

1970-07-25

Nicholas CEJ Windsor, son of English prince Edward, duke of Kent

1970-07-30

Christopher Nolan, English film director

1970-08-01

David James, English footballer

1970-08-11

Andy Bell, English musician (Ride, Hurricane #1, Oasis)

1970-08-13

Alan Shearer, English footballer

1970-08-17

Rupert Degas, English actor and voice artist

1970-08-22

Charlie Connelly, English writer

1970-08-27

Peter Ebdon, English snooker player

1970-08-27

Tony Kanal, English-born musician (No Doubt)

1970-09-03

Gareth Southgate, English footballer

1970-09-22

Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor

1970-10-04

Richard Hancox, English footballer

1970-10-10

Sir Matthew Pinsent, English rower

1970-10-11

Andy Marriott, English footballer

1970-11-05

Tamzin Outhwaite, English actress

1970-11-07

Henry Burrows, Fluffy the English Vampire Slayer

1970-11-19

Justin Chancellor, English bassist (Tool)

1970-12-14

Beth Orton, English singer-songwriter

1970-12-18

Johnny Yeo, English artist

1971-01-17

Richard Burns, English rally driver (d. 2005)

1971-01-20

Gary Barlow, English singer (Take That)

1971-01-22

Stan Collymore, English footballer

1971-02-03

Sarah Kane, English playwright (d. 1999)

1971-02-23

Melinda Messenger, English television presenter

1971-03-02

Dave Gorman, English documentary comedian

1971-03-15

Penny Lancaster, English model

1971-04-16

Max Beesley, English musician and actor

1971-04-20

Tina Cousins, English singer

1971-04-21

Samantha Druce, youngest woman to swim English Channel

1971-04-23

Charmaine Sinclair, English model

1971-04-30

Darren Emerson, English DJ (Underworld)

1971-05-09

Paul McGuigan, English bassist (Oasis)

1971-05-16

Rachel Goswell, English singer and songwriter (Slowdive, Mojave 3)

1971-05-27

Paul Bettany, English actor

1971-06-27

Jo Frost, English nanny and television host

1971-07-04

Andrew Murray, English entrepreneur

1971-07-04

Laura Migliacci, I Don't Speak English

1971-07-24

John Partridge, English singer

1971-08-06

Scott Minto, English footballer

1971-08-11

Tommy Mooney, English football player

1971-08-20

Steve Stone, English footballer

1971-08-22

Richard Armitage, English actor

1971-09-08

Martin Freeman, English actor

1971-09-11

Johnny Vegas, English comedian

1971-09-15

Ben Wallers, English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers)

1971-09-21

John Crawley, English cricketer

1971-09-24

Peter Salisbury, English drummer (The Verve)

1971-09-28

Alan Wright, English footballer

1971-10-06

Alan Stubbs, English footballer

1971-10-10

Ian Bennett, English footballer

1971-10-25

Simon Charlton, English footballer

1971-10-31

Ian Walker, English footballer

1971-11-05

Rob Jones, English footballer

1971-11-11

Paul Chaloner, English TV e-sports commentator

1971-12-14

Natascha McElhone, English actress

1972-01-15

Claudia Winkleman, English television presenter

1972-01-27

Mark Owen, English pop singer

1972-01-28

Nicky Southall, English footballer

1972-02-11

Steve Mcmanaman, English footballer

1972-03-03

Darren Anderton, English footballer

1972-03-27

Matthew Jett Schaefer, English as a Second Language

1972-03-28

Nick Frost, English comedian and actor

1972-04-17

Claire Sweeney, English actress

1972-05-02

Paul Adcock, English footballer

1972-06-01

Daniel Casey, English actor

1972-06-16

Simon Khan, English golfer

1972-06-30

James Martin, English celebrity chef

1972-07-01

Claire Forlani, English actress

1972-07-12

Jake Wood, English actor

1972-08-10

Lawrence Dallaglio, English rugby union footballer

1972-08-23

Martin Grainger, English footballer

1972-08-27

Denise Lewis, English heptathlete

1972-09-06

China Miéville, English writer

1972-09-06

Idris Elba, English/American actor

1972-09-15

Jimmy Carr, English comedian

1972-09-21

Liam Gallagher, English singer (Oasis)

1972-10-21

Saffron Burrows, English actress

1972-10-27

Lee Clark, English footballer

1972-10-31

Matt Dawson, English rugby union footballer

1972-11-06

Garry Flitcroft, English footballer

1972-11-06

Thandie Newton, English actress

1972-11-07

Marcus Stewart, English football player

1972-11-15

Jonny Lee Miller, English actor

1972-12-12

Nicky Eaden, English footballer

1972-12-26

Robert Muchamore, English children's author

1973-01-08

Mark Knight, English sound designer

1973-03-01

Jack Davenport, English actor

1973-03-02

Trevor Sinclair, English footballer

1973-03-03

Matthew Marsden, English actor and singer

1973-03-07

Ray Parlour, English footballer

1973-03-10

Chris Sutton, English footballer

1973-03-21

Stuart Nethercott, English footballer

1973-03-22

Beverley Knight, English singer

1973-03-25

Anthony Barness, English footballer

1973-04-03

Jamie Bamber, English actor

1973-04-03

Matthew Ferguson, The English Patient

1973-04-05

Jason Done, The English Patient

1973-04-06

Gina Yashere, English comedian

1973-04-26

Chris Perry, English footballer

1973-05-14

Julian White, English rugby union footballer

1973-06-14

Gay-Yee Westerhoff, Johnny English

1973-06-25

Jamie Redknapp, English footballer

1973-06-28

John English, 8 Seconds

1973-07-04

Michael Johnson, English-born Jamaican footballer

1973-07-19

Martin Powell, English musician (Cradle of Filth)

1973-07-25

Kevin Phillips, English footballer

1973-09-05

Paddy Considine, English actor

1973-09-14

Linvoy Primus, English footballer

1973-09-15

Julie Cox, English actress

1973-09-16

George Corrie, English Footballer

1973-10-16

David Unsworth, English professional footballer

1973-10-30

Michael Oakes, English footballer

1973-11-01

Geoff Horsfield, English footballer

1973-11-05

Daniella Westbrook, English actress

1973-11-15

Rachel Kathleen English, Thomaston Ga, Miss America-Georgia (1996)

1973-12-04

Kate Rusby, English folk singer

1973-12-17

Paula Radcliffe, English runner

1973-12-25

Robbie Elliott, English footballer

1974-01-04

Ian Moor, English singer

1974-01-18

Christian Burns, English musician (BBMak)

1974-01-27

ZP Theart, South African-born English singer (Dragonforce)

1974-01-30

Jemima Khan, English socialite

1974-02-10

Andrew English, CFL receiver (BC Lions)

1974-02-13

Robbie Williams, English singer

1974-02-22

James Blunt, English musician

1974-02-22

Chris Moyles, English DJ

1974-03-05

Matt Lucas, English comedian

1974-03-28

Mark King, English snooker player

1974-04-17

Victoria Beckham [Adams], Harlow, Essex, English singer (Posh Spice-Spice Girls)

1974-04-26

Adil Ray, English radio presenter (BBC Asian Network)

1974-05-07

Ian Pearce, English footballer

1974-05-08

Jon Tickle, English entertainer

1974-07-10

Chiwetel Ejiofor, English film and theatre actor ("Twelve Years a Slave")

1974-07-14

David Mitchell, English comedian and actor

1974-07-26

Dean Sturridge, English Footballer

1974-07-30

Jason Robinson, English dual-code rugby player

1974-07-31

Emilia Fox, English actress

1974-08-09

Nicola Stapleton, English actress

1974-09-06

Tim Henman, English tennis player

1974-09-18

Sol Campbell, English footballer

1974-09-21

Andy Todd, English footballer

1974-09-28

John Light, English actor

1974-10-12

Stephen Lee, English snooker player

1974-10-24

Alexander PGR duke of Ulster, son of English prince Richard

1974-10-29

Michael Vaughan, English cricketer

1974-12-11

Ben Shephard, English TV personality

1974-12-13

Sara Cox, English TV and radio presenter

1974-12-13

Nicholas McCarthy, English guitarist (Franz Ferdinand)

1975-01-06

Jason King, English radio DJ (Radio 1)

1975-01-17

Tom Jenkinson, English musician (Squarepusher)

1975-01-21

Nicky Butt, English footballer

1975-01-28

Lee Latchford-Evans, English singer

1975-02-04

Natalie Imbruglia, Johnny English

1975-02-13

Ben Collins, English racing car driver (ASCAR-2003)

1975-02-18

Gary Neville, English footballer

1975-03-12

Kelle Bryan, English singer

1975-03-12

Annabel Port, English radio presenter

1975-03-14

Stephen Harper, British/English footballer

1975-03-16

Sienna Guillory, English actress

1975-03-30

Nicki Lewis, English Class

1975-04-09

Robbie Fowler, English footballer

1975-04-13

Bruce Dyer, English footballer

1975-04-25

Emily Bergl, English-American actress

1975-05-02

David Beckham, Leytonstone, London, English footballer (Manchester United, England)

1975-05-29

Anthony Wall, English golfer

1975-05-30

Andrew Farrell, English rugby league and union footballer

1975-05-31

Sienna Guillory, English actress

1975-06-13

Riccardo Scimeca, English footballer

1975-06-19

Hugh Dancy, English actor

1975-06-26

Terry Skiverton, English football player

1975-07-04

Tania Davis, Johnny English

1975-07-17

Konnie Huq, English television presenter

1975-07-30

Graham Nicholls, English artist

1975-08-05

Antony Cotton, English actor

1975-08-13

Joe Perry, English snooker player

1975-08-23

Eliza Carthy, English singer and fiddler

1975-08-28

Jamie Cureton, English footballer

1975-08-30

Manish Patel, Full English Breakfast

1975-09-01

Scott Speedman, English-born actor

1975-09-08

Richard Hughes, English musician (Keane)

1975-09-25

Declan Donnelly, English television presenter (Ant and Dec)

1975-10-05

Parminder Nagra, English actress

1975-10-09

Haylie Ecker, Johnny English

1975-10-14

Shaznay Lewis, English singer (All Saints)

1975-10-15

Glen Little, English footballer

1975-12-01

Romain Baudin, Broken English

1975-12-05

Ronnie O'Sullivan, English snooker player

1975-12-06

Noel Clarke, English actor and writer

1975-12-07

Jamie Clapham, English footballer

1975-12-25

Marcus Trescothick, English cricketer

1975-12-30

Robert C. English, Garage: A Rock Saga

1976-01-23

Nigel McGuinness, English professional wrestler

1976-02-20

Ed Graham, English drummer (The Darkness)

1976-02-29

Emma Barton, English actress

1976-03-12

Simon Young, English music journalist

1976-03-23

Dougie Lampkin, English motorcycle trials rider

1976-04-01

David Oyelowo, English-Nigerian actor

1976-04-03

Will Mellor, English actor

1976-04-05

Layla Gates, Ben Dover English Porno Groupies

1976-04-27

Sally Hawkins, English film actress

1976-06-01

Jared Traum, Broken English

1976-06-02

Tim Rice-Oxley, English musician (Keane)

1976-06-13

Kym Marsh, English singer, actress, & T.V. presenter

1976-06-13

Jason 'J' Brown, English Singer

1976-06-19

Bryan Hughes, English footballer

1976-06-22

Gordon Moakes, English musician (Bloc Party)

1976-06-24

Louisa Leaman, English author

1976-07-14

Geraint Jones, English cricketer

1976-08-09

Rhona Mitra, English actress

1976-08-12

Richard McCourt, English children's television presenter

1976-08-30

Sarah-Jane Potts, English actress

1976-09-04

Katreeya English, Thai singer, actress, model

1976-09-27

Dean Butterworth, English musician

1976-09-29

Darren Byfield, English football player

1976-10-23

Cat Deeley, English model and television personality

1976-11-13

Kelly Sotherton, English heptathlete

1976-11-30

Josh Lewsey, English rugby union footballer

1976-12-08

Dominic Monaghan, English actor

1976-12-12

Dan Hawkins, English guitarist (The Darkness)

1976-12-12

Lloyd Owusu, English/Ghanaian football player

1977-01-03

Lee Bowyer, English footballer

1977-01-13

Orlando Bloom, Kent England, English actor (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings)

1977-01-14

Darren Purse, English footballer

1977-01-21

Phil Neville, English footballer

1977-02-06

Jason Euell, English-born footballer

1977-02-14

Darren Purse, English footballer

1977-02-25

Sarah Jezebel Deva, English singer

1977-03-02

Chris Martin, English musician (Coldplay)

1977-03-02

Andrew Strauss, English cricket player

1977-03-18

Danny Murphy, English footballer

1977-03-26

Kevin Davies, English footballer

1977-05-13

Samantha Morton, English actress

1977-05-14

Sophie Anderton, English model and television personality

1977-05-18

Lee Hendrie, English footballer

1977-05-18

Danny Mills, English footballer

1977-05-31

Debbie King, English TV presenter

1977-06-29

Zuleikha Robinson, English actress

1977-07-12

Neil Harris, English footballer

1977-07-19

Ed Smith, English cricketer

1977-07-21

Paul Casey, English golfer

1977-07-24

Danny Dyer, English actor and television presenter

1977-08-05

Michael Walsh, English footballer

1977-09-04

Mark Ronson, English DJ/Producer and co-founder of Allido Records

1977-09-04

Lucie Silvas, English musician

1977-09-12

David Thompson, English footballer

1977-09-15

Sophie Dahl, English model

1977-09-22

Paul Sculthorpe, English rugby league footballer

1977-10-13

Gareth Batty, English cricketer

1977-10-14

Jonathan Kerrigan, English actor

1977-10-20

Matt Jansen, English footballer

1977-11-05

Richard Wright, English footballer

1977-11-11

Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (d. 2002)

1977-11-19

Lady Davina EAB Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard

1977-11-22

Michael Preston, English footballer

1977-12-06

Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer

1977-12-07

Dominic Howard, English drummer (Muse)

1977-12-09

Imogen Heap, English singer-songwriter

1978-01-03

Dominic Wood, English children's television presenter and magician

1978-01-11

Emile Heskey, English footballer

1978-01-25

Jason Roberts, English-born footballer

1978-01-28

Jamie Carragher, English footballer

1978-02-10

Lorna Bailey, English ceramic designer

1978-02-20

Jakki Degg, English glamour model/actress

1978-02-27

James Beattie, English footballer

1978-03-31

Stephen Clemence, English footballer

1978-04-03

Matthew Goode, English actor

1978-04-04

Lemar, English R'n'B singer

1978-04-09

Rachel Stevens, English singer (S Club)

1978-04-14

Rebecca Hachenberg, Fluffy the English Vampire Slayer

1978-05-10

Corri English, Unrest

1978-05-13

Steve Mildenhall, English football player

1978-05-16

David Ford, English singer/songwriter

1978-05-19

Marcus Bent, English footballer

1978-06-02

Dominic Cooper, English actor

1978-06-06

Carl Barât, English musician (The Libertines and Dirty Pretty Things)

1978-06-20

Frank Lampard, English footballer

1978-07-22

Martyn Lee, English radio presenter

1978-07-31

Will Champion, English musician (Coldplay)

1978-07-31

Justin Wilson, English race car driver

1978-08-01

Dhani Harrison, Windsor Berkshire, English musician

1978-08-10

Chris Read, English cricketer

1978-08-21

Peter Buxton, English rugby union player

1978-09-01

Lucie Blackman, English murder victim (d. 2000)

1978-09-03

John Curtis, English footballer

1978-09-03

Paul Moor, English ten-pin bowler

1978-09-06

Mathew Horne, English Actor

1978-09-13

Darren Kenton, English footballer

1978-09-14

Ben Cohen, English rugby union footballer

1978-09-22

Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer

1978-09-25

Jodie Kidd, English model

1978-10-06

Ricky Hatton, English boxer

1978-10-14

Paul Hunter, English snooker player (d. 2006)

1978-10-18

Mike Tindall, English rugby union player

1978-10-22

Owais Shah, English cricketer

1978-10-23

Steve Harmison, English cricketer

1978-10-23

Jimmy Bullard, English footballer

1978-10-26

Jimmy Aggrey, English footballer

1978-10-26

Mark Barry, English musician (BBMak)

1978-10-26

Ben Bawden, Al Jazeera English

1978-11-07

Rio Ferdinand, English footballer

1978-11-12

Andrew Kinlochan, English singer and musician

1978-11-23

Kayvan Novak, English actor

1978-11-27

Mike Skinner, English musician

1978-12-03

Zak George, Olde English Sheepdog/Chow Chow/Toy Fox Terrier/Brittany/Miniature Schnauzer

1978-12-25

Simon Jones, English cricketer

1978-12-29

Kieron Dyer, English footballer

1979-01-19

Wiley, English Rapper (Grime)

1979-02-09

David Gray, English snooker player

1979-02-15

Josh Low, English footballer

1979-02-26

Corinne Bailey Rae, English singer

1979-02-28

Michael Bisping, English mixed martial artist

1979-03-03

Alex Zane, English comedian

1979-03-08

Tom Chaplin, English singer (Keane)

1979-03-12

Pete Doherty, English musician

1979-03-24

Graeme Swann, English cricketer

1979-03-30

Simon Webbe, English singer

1979-04-06

Frederick MGDL Windsor, son of English prince Michael

1979-04-10

Sophie Ellis-Bextor, English singer

1979-04-11

Malcolm Christie, English footballer

1979-04-12

Paul Nicholls, English actor

1979-04-18

Matthew Upson, English footballer

1979-04-29

Matt Tong, English drummer (Bloc Party)

1979-05-14

Clinton Morrison, English-born Irish footballer

1979-05-17

Wayne Thomas, English footballer

1979-05-25

Jonny Wilkinson, English international and Newcastle Falcons rugby player

1979-06-20

Charlotte Hatherley, English guitarist (Ash)

1979-06-26

Andy O'Brien, English footballer

1979-06-29

Abs Breen, English singer

1979-07-19

Luke Young, English footballer

1979-07-25

Allister Carter, English professional snooker player

1979-08-08

Sam Totman, English musician (Dragonforce)

1979-08-25

Marlon Harewood, English footballer

1979-09-20

Sean Davis, English footballer

1979-09-21

Julian Gray, English footballer

1979-09-26

Jon Harley, English footballer

1979-10-01

Marko Stanojevic, English-born Italian rugby union footballer

1979-10-06

Lex Shrapnel, English actor

1979-10-08

Paul Burchill, English professional wrestler

1979-10-13

Wes Brown, English footballer

1979-10-15

Paul Robinson, English football player

1979-10-25

Rob Hulse, English footballer

1979-11-09

Martin Taylor, English footballer

1979-11-17

Matthew Spring, English footballer

1979-11-19

Leam Richardson, English soccer player

1979-11-23

Kelly Brook, English actress/model

1979-11-29

Simon Amstell, English comedian and television presenter

1979-12-03

Daniel Bedingfield, English singer

1979-12-07

Derek Ramsay, English Only, Please

1979-12-14

Michael Owen, English footballer

1979-12-27

David Dunn, English footballer

1980-01-15

Tara English, Memoirs of a Foot Fetist

1980-01-18

Robert Green, English footballer

1980-01-18

Estelle Swaray, English singer

1980-01-19

Jenson Button, English Formula One driver

1980-01-21

Dave Kitson, English footballer

1980-01-22

Jonathan Woodgate, English footballer

1980-02-08

Ralf Little, English actor/comedian

1980-02-08

Stephen Wright, English footballer

1980-02-10

Steve Tully, English footballer

1980-03-01

Rose VBL Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard

1980-03-14

Aaron Brown, British/English footballer

1980-03-18

Sophia Myles, English actress

1980-03-22

Steve Farrell, Fluffy the English Vampire Slayer

1980-04-02

Adam Fleming, English news reporter

1980-04-04

Johnny Borrell, English singer (Razorlight)

1980-04-15

James Foster, English cricketer

1980-04-17

Curtis Woodhouse, English footballer/boxer

1980-05-02

Zat Knight, English footballer

1980-05-07

Kate Lawler, English reality television personality and disc jockey

1980-05-19

Tony Hackworth, English footballer

1980-05-30

Steven Gerrard, English footballer

1980-06-06

Martin Devaney, English footballer

1980-06-13

Darius Vassell, English footballer

1980-06-27

Kevin Pietersen, English cricketer

1980-07-30

James Anderson, English cricketer

1980-08-04

Richard Dawson, English cricketer

1980-08-05

Wayne Bridge, English footballer

1980-08-05

Sophie Winkleman, English actress

1980-08-15

Nathalie Press, English actress

1980-08-16

Robert Hardy, English musician (Franz Ferdinand)

1980-09-01

Chris Riggott, English footballer

1980-09-29

Patrick Agyemang, English footballer

1980-10-11

Nyron Nosworthy, English footballer

1980-10-13

Scott Parker, English footballer

1980-10-20

Gary Jarman, English musician

1980-10-28

Alan Smith, English footballer

1980-11-09

James Harper, English footballer

1980-11-18

Luke Chadwick, English footballer

1980-11-19

Adele Silva, English actress

1980-11-20

James Chambers, English footballer

1980-11-27

Michael Yardy, English cricketer

1980-11-30

Jamie Ashdown, English footballer

1980-12-07

John Terry, English footballer

1980-12-10

Ledley King, English footballer

1980-12-15

Sergio Pizzorno, English guitarist (Kasabian)

1980-12-20

Ashley Cole, English footballer

1980-12-20

Fitz Hall, English footballer

1981-01-04

Clare-Louise English, The Quiet Ones

1981-01-11

Jamelia Niela Davis, Birmingham, English singer

1981-01-16

Bobby Zamora, English footballer

1981-01-20

Owen Hargreaves, English international footballer

1981-01-21

Jamie Dalrymple, English cricketer

1981-01-25

Francis Jeffers, English footballer

1981-01-30

Peter Crouch, English footballer

1981-02-10

Andrew Johnson, English footballer

1981-02-19

Nicky Shorey, English footballer

1981-02-20

Tony Hibbert, English footballer

1981-02-23

Gareth Barry, English footballer

1981-03-04

Donny Tourette, English punk rock singer (Towers of London)

1981-03-10

Steven Reid, English-born footballer

1981-03-11

Russell Lissack, English musician (Bloc Party)

1981-04-23

Gabriella MAO Windsor, daughter of English prince Michael

1981-04-26

Ms. Dynamite, English musician

1981-05-02

Matt Murray, English footballer

1981-05-02

Chris Kirkland, English footballer

1981-05-05

Craig David, Southhampton England, English singer (7 Days, Insomnia)

1981-05-16

Jim Sturgess, English actor

1981-05-17

Leon Osman, English footballer

1981-07-14

Lee Mead, English actor

1981-07-21

Titus Bramble, English footballer

1981-07-23

David C. English III, A Child's Garden of Poetry

1981-07-28

Michael Carrick, English footballer

1981-08-04

Ben Scott, English cricketer

1981-08-14

Matthew Etherington, English footballer

1981-08-20

Benjamin Barnes, English actor (Prince Caspian)

1981-09-02

Chris Tremlett, English cricketer

1981-10-03

Danny Coid, English Footballer

1981-10-12

Shola Ameobi, English footballer

1981-10-13

Ryan Ashford, English footballer

1981-10-25

Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer

1981-11-08

Joe Cole, English footballer

1981-11-12

DJ Campbell, English football player

1981-11-16

Osi Umenyiora, English-born NFL football player

1981-11-17

Sarah Harding, English singer (Girls Aloud)

1981-11-20

Kimberley Walsh, English singer (Girls Aloud)

1981-11-22

Ben Adams, English singer

1981-11-27

Matthew Taylor, English footballer

1981-12-12

Stephen Warnock, English footballer

1981-12-14

Liam Lawrence, English footballer

1981-12-21

Sajid Mahmood, English cricketer

1982-01-04

Richard Logan, English footballer

1982-01-15

Hannah Phelps, Foreign English

1982-01-21

Dean Whitehead, English footballer

1982-02-06

Alice Eve, English actress

1982-03-09

Paul Ballard, English television presenter

1982-03-17

Chris English, Sperma Diät 1

1982-04-11

Ian Bell, English cricketer

1982-04-23

Taio Cruz, London/English R&B, Pop, Hip Hop singer

1982-04-25

Monty Panesar, English cricketer

1982-05-05

Jay Bothroyd, English footballer

1982-05-14

BeardyMan, English beatboxer

1982-05-18

Jason Brown, English-born footballer

1982-05-19

Kevin Amankwaah, English footballer

1982-05-25

Adam Boyd, English footballer

1982-06-24

Kevin Nolan, English footballer

1982-07-01

Romola Garai, English actress

1982-07-13

Simon Clist, English footballer

1982-07-19

Stuart Parnaby, English footballer

1982-08-16

Joleon Lescott, English footballer

1982-08-17

Phil Jagielka, English footballer

1982-08-22

Maria Pendolino, English Vinglish

1982-09-02

Joey Barton, English footballer

1982-09-16

Leon Knight, English footballer

1982-09-21

Rowan Vine, English footballer

1982-09-22

Billie Piper, English singer and actress

1982-09-26

Rob Burrow, English rugby league player

1982-10-07

Jermain Defoe, English footballer

1982-11-10

Clayton Fortune, English footballer

1982-11-12

Mikele Leigertwood, English footballer

1982-11-24

Sean O'Loughlin, English rugby league footballer

1982-12-14

Steve Sidwell, English footballer

1982-12-14

Anthony Way, English singer and actor

1982-12-15

Charlie Cox, English actor

1983-01-01

Ali Bastian, English actress and model

1983-01-01

Calum Davenport, English footballer

1983-01-13

Julian Morris, English actor

1983-01-15

Jermaine Pennant, English footballer

1983-01-20

Paula Taylor, English-Thai actress, model and presenter

1983-01-28

Sandy Leah, Johnny English

1983-02-18

Jermaine Jenas, English footballer

1983-02-27

Hayley Angel Wardle, English actress

1983-03-01

Chris Hackett, English footballer

1983-03-10

Rafe Spall, English Actor

1983-03-23

Jerome Thomas, English footballer

1983-03-28

Ryan Ashington, English footballer

1983-03-31

Zach English, The Real McCoy

1983-04-03

Errol Barnett, English reporter

1983-04-06

James Wade, English Darts Player

1983-04-28

Roger Johnson, English footballer

1983-05-05

Henry Cavill, English actor

1983-05-18

Gary O'Neil, English footballer

1983-05-23

Heidi Range, English singer (Sugababes)

1983-05-31

Reggie Yates, English television presenter

1983-06-17

Connie Fisher, English stage actress

1983-08-16

Colin Griffiths, English TV presenter and DJ

1983-08-25

James Righton, English musician (Klaxons)

1983-09-02

Mark Foster, English rugby player

1983-09-03

Nicky Hunt, English footballer

1983-09-13

James Bourne, English musician

1983-09-28

Stefan Moore, English footballer

1983-11-01

Jon Wilkin, English rugby league footballer

1983-11-12

Carlton Cole, English football player

1983-11-17

Harry Lloyd, English actor

1983-11-21

Jamie Langley, English rugby player

1983-11-22

Peter Ramage, English footballer

1983-11-24

Dean Ashton, English footballer

1983-11-30

Andy Akinwolere, English television presenter

1983-12-09

Jermaine Beckford, English footballer

1983-12-16

Kelenna Azubuike, English basketball player

1983-12-16

Danielle Lloyd, English model

1983-12-18

Darren Carter, English footballer

1983-12-23

Michael Chopra, English footballer

1984-01-20

Olivia Hallinan, English Actress

1984-02-06

Darren Bent, English footballer

1984-02-29

Darren Ambrose, English footballer

1984-03-02

Elizabeth Jagger, English model and actress

1984-03-04

Zak Whitbread, American-born English footballer

1984-03-10

Ben May, English footballer

1984-04-11

Junior Lima, Johnny English

1984-04-22

Michelle Ryan, English actress

1984-05-14

Nigel Reo-Coker, English footballer

1984-07-21

Liam Ridgewell, English footballer

1984-07-22

Stewart Downing, English footballer

1984-08-14

Nick Grimshaw, English DJ/Television presenter

1984-08-19

Ryan Taylor, English footballer

1984-08-22

Lee Camp, English footballer

1984-08-23

Glen Johnson, English footballer

1984-08-27

David Bentley, English footballer

1984-09-02

Jack Peñate, English/Spanish singer

1984-09-08

Peter Whittingham, English footballer

1984-09-09

James Hildreth, English Cricketer

1984-09-26

Keisha Buchanan, English singer (Sugababes)

1984-10-21

Kieran Richardson, English footballer

1984-10-25

Danny .S., English record producer

1984-10-27

Kelly Osbourne, English television personality

1984-11-01

Natalia Tena, English actress

1984-11-15

Louise Anne Bateman, Fluffy the English Vampire Slayer

1984-12-08

Greg Halford, English footballer

1984-12-11

Leighton Baines, English footballer

1984-12-17

Andrew Davies, English footballer

1984-12-25

Alastair Cook, English cricketer

1984-12-28

Leroy Lita, English footballer

1984-9-23

CariDee English, Episode dated 14 July 2007

1985-01-07

Lewis Hamilton, English F1 racing driver

1985-02-14

Karima Adebibe, Moroccan-English actress and model

1985-02-18

Anton Ferdinand, English footballer

1985-03-12

Bradley Wright-Phillips, English footballer

1985-03-26

Keira Knightley, London, English actress (Bend It Like Beckham, Pirates of the Caribbean)

1985-04-03

Leona Lewis, English singer

1985-05-02

Lily Allen, English singer and songwriter

1985-05-02

David Nugent, English footballer

1985-05-04

Ravinder Bopara, English cricketer

1985-05-21

Mutya Buena, English singer (ex-Sugababes)

1985-05-22

Caridee English, American Model

1985-06-28

Phil Bardsley, English football player

1985-07-09

Ashley Young, English footballer

1985-07-23

Matthew Murphy, English musician (The Wombats)

1985-07-25

Jasmine Lennard, English model

1985-08-04

Jonathan Grimm, Cool English Teacher 3

1985-09-03

Scott Carson, English footballer

1985-09-03

Kelvin Wilson, English footballer

1985-09-12

Jack Wilkinson, English footballer

1985-10-01

Tim Deasy, English footballer

1985-10-05

Nicola Roberts, English singer (Girls Aloud)

1985-10-24

Wayne Rooney, English footballer

1985-11-01

Dizzee Rascal, English rapper

1985-11-08

Jack Osbourne, English television star

1985-11-12

Giancarlo Fiorentini, Cool English Teacher 3

1985-11-19

Chris Eagles, English footballer

1985-12-19

Gary Cahill, English footballer

1985-12-19

Neil Kilkenny, English-born Australian footballer

1985-12-19

Lady Sovereign, English musician

1986-01-04

James Milner, English footballer

1986-01-06

Alex Turner, English musician (Arctic Monkeys)

1986-01-07

Grant Leadbitter, English footballer

1986-01-21

Coffin Joe, English drummer (The Horrors)

1986-01-23

Steven Taylor, English footballer

1986-01-24

Mischa Barton, English-born American actress

1986-01-25

Chris O'Grady, English footballer

1986-01-28

Jessica Ennis, English heptathlete

1986-01-29

Mark Howard, English football player

1986-02-05

Billy Sharp, English footballer

1986-02-13

Luke Moore, English footballer

1986-02-25

James and Oliver Phelps, English actors

1986-03-05

Matty Fryatt, English footballer

1986-03-12

Danny Jones, English singer (McFly)

1986-03-14

Andy Taylor, British/English footballer

1986-03-24

Anthony McMahon, English footballer

1986-03-29

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, English footballer

1986-04-14

Matt Derbyshire, English footballer

1986-05-07

Matt Helders, English musician, drummer for Arctic Monkeys

1986-05-13

Robert Pattinson, London, English actor (Cedric Diggory-Harry Potter, Edward Cullen-Twilight)

1986-05-18

Ryan Lamb, English rugby union player

1986-05-20

Dexter Blackstock, English footballer

1986-05-24

Jordan Metcalfe, English actor

1986-06-14

Jonathan Clare, English cricketer

1986-06-24

Stuart Broad, English cricketer

1986-06-29

Austin Drage, English singer

1986-07-11

Ryan Jarvis, English footballer

1986-07-21

Rebecca Ferguson, Show #62 - English Lessons with Ray Cokes

1986-07-23

Reece Ritchie, English actor

1986-08-01

Andrew Taylor, Hartlepool, English footballer

1986-09-01

Anthony Allen, English rugby union player

1986-09-21

Faris Rotter, English vocalist (The Horrors)

1986-09-23

Martin Cranie, English footballer

1986-10-14

Tom Craddock, English footballer

1986-10-21

Chibuzor Chilaka, English footballer

1986-10-23

Jake Robinson, English footballer

1986-10-24

John Ruddy, English footballer

1986-10-27

Matty Pattison, English footballer

1986-11-20

Oli Sykes, English musician

1986-11-25

Craig Gardner, English footballer

1986-12-08

Amir Khan, English boxer

1986-12-10

Matthew Bates, English footballer

1986-12-12

Thomas Wansey, English actor

1986-12-25

Doug Loft, English footballer

1986-12-28

Tom Huddlestone, English footballer

1986-9-17

Priya Anand, English Vinglish

1987-01-09

Sam Bird, English racing driver

1987-01-15

David Knight, English footballer

1987-01-29

Matthew Wilson, English world rally driver

1987-02-14

David Wheater, English footballer

1987-02-28

Kerrea Gilbert, English footballer

1987-03-06

Hannah Taylor-Gordon, English actress

1987-03-20

Rollo Weeks, English actor

1987-04-04

Devon Anderson, English actor

1987-04-06

Levi Porter, English footballer

1987-04-11

Joss Stone, English singer

1987-04-16

Aaron Lennon, English footballer

1987-04-18

Danny Guthrie, English footballer

1987-04-19

Joe Hart, English Under-21 Footballer

1987-05-01

Matt Di Angelo, English Actor

1987-05-07

Michael Maidens, English footballer (d. 2007)

1987-06-05

Charlie Clements, English actor

1987-07-06

Kate Nash, English singer/songwriter

1987-07-14

Adam Johnson, English footballer

1987-08-19

Richard Stearman, English footballer

1987-09-03

Chris Fountain, English actor

1987-09-09

Joshua Herdman, English actor

1987-09-17

Paul Huntington, English footballer

1987-09-22

Tom Felton, English Actor

1987-09-24

Matthew Connolly, English footballer

1987-10-22

Jake Richardson, English footballer

1987-11-02

Danny Cipriani English rugby union player.

1987-11-15

Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer

1988-01-14

Jack P. Shepherd, English actor

1988-02-29

Scott Golbourne, English footballer

1988-03-21

Lee Cattermole, English footballer

1988-03-31

Hogan Ephraim, English Footballer

1988-04-03

Peter Hartley, English footballer

1988-04-04

Frank Fielding, English footballer

1988-04-06

Mike Bailey, English actor

1988-05-01

Graeme Owens, English footballer

1988-05-05

Adele [Adele Laurie Blue Adkins], Tottenham, London, English singer (Rolling in the Deep, Someone Like You)

1988-05-19

Lily Cole, English model/actress

1988-05-21

Jonathan Howson, English footballer

1988-06-22

Kieran Lee, English football player

1988-07-14

James Vaughan, English footballer

1988-07-23

Pippa Bennett-Warner, English actress

1988-08-21

Louise Setara, English singer-songwriter

1988-08-24

Rupert Grint, Hertfordshire England, English actor (Harry Potter)

1988-08-25

Raymond Quinn, English singer

1988-08-28

Ray Jones, English footballer (d. 2007)

1988-09-12

Aaron Sidwell, English actor

1988-09-26

Mark Simpson, English clarinetist and composer

1988-11-01

Ross Montague, English footballer

1988-11-18

Montanna Thompson, English actress

1988-12-02

Edward EMG baron Downpatrick, grandson of English prince Edward

1988-12-03

Cory Stambler, English Vinglish

1988-12-11

Murugan Thiruchelvam, English chess prodigy

1988-12-16

Anna Popplewell, English actress

1988-12-19

Peter Winn, English footballer

1989-02-08

Danielle Harmer, English actress

1989-02-21

Josh Walker, English footballer

1989-03-16

Peaches Geldof, English Dosser

1989-03-16

Theo Walcott, English footballer

1989-03-25

Scott Sinclair, English footballer

1989-03-28

Lukas Jutkiewicz, English footballer

1989-06-27

Matthew Lewis, English actor

1989-07-01

Mitch Hewer, English actor

1989-07-01

Hannah Murray, English actress

1989-09-26

Emma Rigby, English actress

1989-09-28

Mark Randall, English footballer

1989-11-14

Jake Livermore, English footballer

1989-12-07

Nicholas Hoult, English actor

1990-03-01

Harry Eden, English actor

1990-03-01

Ben Tozer, English footballer

1990-04-10

Alex Pettyfer, English actor

1990-04-15

Emma Watson, Paris, France, English actress (Hermione Granger-Harry Potter Series)

1990-05-15

Joe Mattock, English football player

1990-05-26

Zenouska Mowatt, granddaughter of English princess Alexandra

1990-07-28

Shana Swash, English actress

1990-10-12

Henri Lansbury, English footballer

1990-11-20

Sam Burton, English footballer

1990-12-12

Victor Moses, an English footballer of Nigerian descent

1991-02-27

Azeem Rafiq, Yorkshire CCC & English U15 captain

1991-09-05

Skandar Keynes, English actor

1991-09-27

Adam Chicksen, English Football Player

1991-12-19

Declan Galbraith, English singer

1992-01-01

Jack Wilshere, English footballer

1992-02-11

Blair Dunlop, English actor

1992-02-14

Freddie Highmore, English actor

1992-03-07

Bel Powley, English Actress

1992-03-22

Luke Freeman, English footballer

1992-03-24

Thomas Law, English actor

1992-06-01

Felix Drake, English child actor

1992-08-21

Brad Kavanagh, English songwriter and actor

1992-09-30

Marina CAK Windsor, granddaughter of English prince Edward

1992-12-03

Joseph McManners, English actor

1992-12-24

Melissa Suffield, English actress

1993-06-04

Christian Alexander Mowatt, grandson of English princess Alexandra

1993-06-25

Barney Clark, English actor

1993-06-29

George Sampson, English dancer

1993-08-05

Corey J. Smith, English actor

1994-04-11

Dakota Blue Richards, English actress

1994-05-21

Tom Daley, English diver

1994-06-28

Madeline Duggan, English actress

1994-08-08

Richard Zevel, English Strawberries

1995-01-04

Harry Skinner, English skiier

1995-07-09

Georgie Henley, English actress

1996-01-05

Max Baldry, English actor

1996-01-29

Megan Jossa, English actress

1996-03-08

Lorna Fitzgerald, English actress

1997-08-25

Holly Gibbs, English actress

1997-09-08

Kimberlea Berg, English actress

1997-10-19

Antonio Josephides, The English Harem

2000-11-20

Connie Talbot, English singer

2001-10-18

Annelise Manojlovic, English actress

2013-07-22

Prince George of Cambridge, London, England, son of Prince William of England (3rd in line to the English throne)

English - Notable Weddings

Catherine of AragonOct 15, 1501

Henry VIIIJan 5, 1531

Charles IJun 13, 1625

John MiltonNov 12, 1656

Charles DickensApr 2, 1836

Charles DarwinNov 11, 1838

Elizabeth Bowes-LyonApr 26, 1923

English - Weddings
Date Event
1236-01-14

English King Henry III marries Eleonora of Provence

1501-10-15

Heir to the English Prince Arthur marries Catherine of Aragon

1531-01-05

Pope Clemens VII forbids English King Henry VIII to re-marry

1536-05-30

English King Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour, his 3rd wife

1540-07-28

English King Henry VIII marries Catharine Howard, his 5th wife

1553-05-21

Lady Jane Grey (16 or 17), later English queen for 9 days, marries Lord Guildford Dudley

1613-02-24

English princess Elizabeth marries Earl Frederik of Palts

1614-04-05

American Indian princess Pocahontas, daughter of chief Powhatan marries English colonist John Rolfe

1625-06-13

English king Charles I marries French princess Henriette

1641-05-12

Prince Willem II of Orange (14) marries English princess Mary Henrietta Stuart (9)

1656-11-12

English Poet and author of epic "Paradise Lost" John Milton (47) marries 2nd wife Katherine Woodcock

1662-02-24

English Poet and author of "Paradise Lost" John Milton marries 3rd wife Elizabeth Mynshull, 31 years his junior.

1677-11-14

Prince Willem III Henry (14) marries English princess Mary Stuart (9)

1735-07-09

Author, poet, critic and lexicographer and writer of the first English dictionary Dr. Samuel Johnson (25) marries the widow Elizabeth "Tetty" Porter, 21 years his senior.

1802-10-04

English romantic poet William Wordsworth (32) marries childhood friend Mary Hutchinson

1811-08-28

English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (19) elopes to Scotland with 1st wife Harriet Westbrook (16)

1816-12-30

English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (24) marries 2nd wife writer "Frankenstein" Mary Godwin (19) and daughter of early feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft

1836-04-02

English novelist and social critic Charles Dickens (24) marries Catherine Thomson Hogarth (20)

1836-08-20

English novelist (Vanity Fair) William Makepeace Thackeray (25) marries Isabella Gethin Shawe (20)

1838-11-11

Emma Wedgwood accepts Charles Darwin's marriage proposal (English Naturalist later author of Origin of the Species)

1839-01-29

English Naturalist and author of Origin of the Species Charles Darwin marries Emma Wedgwood

1854-06-29

English Novelist and author of "Jane Eyre" Charlotte Bronte marries curate Arthur Bell Nicholls

1922-02-28

English princess Mary marries Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey

1923-04-26

English prince Albert Duke of York (George VI) (27) marries Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (22) at Westminster Abbey

1952-07-15

Gerald D Lascelles (under English princess Mary) weds Angela Dowding

1960-05-06

English princess Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon) at Westminster Abbey

1961-06-08

English prince Edward, Duke of Kent, weds Katharine Worsley

1963-04-24

English princess Alexandra marries Sir Angus Ogilvy at Westminster Abbey

1966-06-15

English writer of blockbusters, Jackie Collins weds 2nd husband Oscar Lerman

1972-07-08

English prince Richard marries Birgitte of Deurs (Henriksen)

1977-06-14

English model Twiggy Lawson (27) weds actor Michael Witney (45)

1978-06-30

English prince Michael marries baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz

1978-11-17

Gerald Lascelles (under English princess Mary) weds Elizabeth Colvin

1988-01-09

English earl of St Andrews marries Sylvana Tomaselli

1991-09-22

American Jewish playwright and screenwriter David Mamet marries 2nd wife, English actress Rebecca Pidgeon

2004-12-31

English actor Terence Stamp (64) weds Elizabeth O'Rourke (23) in London

2006-05-29

Award-winning English actress Tamzin Outhwaite (35) weds former "EastEnders" actor Tom Ellis (26) at All Saints Church in Lullington, Somerset

2011-07-01

English model Kate Moss (37) weds English guitarist Jamie Hince (42) at St. Peter's Church, Southrop in Gloucestershire

2011-09-03

English DJ and musician Mark Ronson (36) weds french actress Josephine De La Baume (27) in Aix-en-Provence, France

English - Notable Divorces

Henry VIIIMay 23, 1533

Anne of ClevesJul 9, 1540

English - Divorces
Date Event
1533-05-23

King Henry VIII & Catherine of Aragon's marriage declared null & void by authority English clergy not the Pope

1540-07-09

English King Henry VIII annuls his 6 month marriage to his 4th wife Anne of Cleves, on the grounds of non-consummation and her pre-contract to Francis of Lorraine

English - Notable Deaths

Thomas BecketDec 29, 1170

Francis DrakeJan 28, 1596

William ShakespeareApr 23, 1616

Walter RaleighOct 29, 1618

Francis BaconApr 9, 1626

John SmithJun 21, 1631

Ben JonsonAug 6, 1637

John MiltonNov 8, 1674

Thomas HobbesDec 4, 1679

Henry MorganAug 25, 1688

John TrenchardApr 27, 1695

John LockeOct 28, 1704

William PennJul 30, 1718

BlackbeardNov 22, 1718

Isaac NewtonMar 31, 1727

Daniel DefoeApr 24, 1731

Alexander PopeMay 30, 1744

Jonathan SwiftOct 19, 1745

William Pitt SrMay 11, 1778

William BlackstoneFeb 14, 1780

John WesleyMar 2, 1791

Edward GibbonJan 16, 1794

Thomas PaineJun 8, 1809

Isaac BrockOct 13, 1812

Jane AustenJul 18, 1817

Joseph BanksJun 19, 1820

William BlakeAug 12, 1827

William WilberforceJul 29, 1833

Emily Jane BronteDec 19, 1848

Charles DickensJun 9, 1870

Charles BabbageOct 20, 1871

Matthew ArnoldApr 15, 1888

Robert BrowningDec 12, 1889

Florence NightingaleAug 13, 1910

William Schwenck GilbertMay 29, 1911

John William StruttJun 30, 1919

George Leigh MalloryJun 8, 1924

David Herbert LawrenceMar 2, 1930

J. J. ThomsonAug 30, 1940

Beatrix PotterDec 22, 1943

H. G. WellsAug 13, 1946

Alexander FlemingMar 11, 1955

A.A. MilneJan 31, 1956

Frederick SoddySep 22, 1956

Aldous HuxleyNov 22, 1963

T.H. WhiteJan 17, 1964

Jim BarnesMay 24, 1966

Louis LeakeyOct 1, 1972

Samuel GoldwynJan 31, 1974

James ChadwickJul 24, 1974

Arnold ToynbeeOct 22, 1975

HitchcockApr 29, 1980

Ralph RichardsonOct 10, 1983

Betty NuthallNov 8, 1983

Paul DiracOct 20, 1984

Douglas AdamsMay 11, 2001

George HarrisonNov 29, 2001

Archer John Porter MartinJul 28, 2002

Bob HopeJul 27, 2003

Francis CrickJul 28, 2004

Cicely SaundersJul 14, 2005

Sir Arthur C. ClarkeMar 19, 2008

Natasha RichardsonMar 18, 2009

Elizabeth TaylorMar 23, 2011

Davy JonesFeb 29, 2012

Tony SheridanFeb 16, 2013

English - Deaths
Date Event
642-02-28

Oswald, English missionary/saint, dies in battle

689-01-12

Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies

709-04-24

Wilfrid, English bishop and saint, dies at about 76

709-05-25

Aldhelm, Abbot of Malmesbury, Bishop of Sherborne. English poet and scholar (b. cica 639)

729-04-24

Egbert[us], English bishop/saint, dies in Iona at 89

735-05-26

Bede (Beda Venerabilis), English historian and monk, (b. circa 672 or 673)

754-06-05

Boniface, [Winfrid], English saint/archbishop (Dokkum), dies at 79

754-06-05

Eoda, English speaking bishop of Utrecht, murdered

804-05-19

Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69

900-10-28

Alfred the Great, English monarch, dies

988-05-19

Dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies

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

1147-10-31

Robert, 1st Earl of Gloucester, English politician (bc. 1090)

1159-09-01

Adrian IV, [Nicole Breakspear], only English pope (1154-59), dies

1167-01-12

Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56

1167-02-27

Robert of Melun, English philosopher/bishop of Hereford, dies

1170-12-29

Thomas Becket, English Archbishop of Canterbury, assassinated by 4 knights of King Henry II at 52

1176-04-20

Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, English soldier (b. 1130)

1176-10-12

William d'Aubigny, 1st Earl of Arundel, English politician

1181-06-30

Hugh de Kevelioc, 3rd Earl of Chester, English politician (b. 1147)

1189-02-04

Gilbert of Sempringham, English monastery founder/saint, dies

1204-10-21

Robert de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Leicester, English nobleman

1218-12-30

Richard de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1162)

1226-03-07

William de Longespee, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader

1226-12-11

Robert de Ros, English politician (b. 1177)

1245-08-21

Alexander van Hales, English scholar, dies

1253-10-08

Robert Grosseteste, English Bishop/expert (optica), dies

1253-10-09

Grosseteste, an English scholar, dies at 78

1262-07-15

Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (b. 1222)

1265-04-25

Roger de Quincy, 2nd Earl of Winchester, English crusader

1265-05-16

Saint Simon Stock, English saint (b. 1165)

1265-08-04

Simon de Montfort the younger, English Earl of Leicester, dies in battle

1271-03-13

Henry of Almain, English crusader (b. 1235)

1279-09-10

Robert Kilwardby/Anglicus, English philosopher/Cardinal, dies

1282-08-25

Thomas Cantilupe, English saint (b. ca 1218)

1292-12-08

John Peckham, English archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 62

1295-12-07

Gilbert de Clare, 7th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1243)

1297-09-11

Hugh de Cressingham, English treasurer, dies in battle

1297-12-31

Humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)

1304-09-27

John de Warenne, 7th Earl of Surrey, English soldier

1322-03-16

Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1276) dies in battle at Boroughbridge

1322-03-22

Thomas, 2nd Earl of Lancaster, English politician (b. 1278)

1322-04-14

Bartholomew de Badlesmere, 1st Lord Badlesmere, English soldier (b. 1275)

1326-10-15

Walter de Stapledon, English bishop (b. 1261)

1326-11-17

Edmund FitzAlan, 9th Earl of Arundel, English politician (b. 1285)

1326-11-26

Hugh the younger Despenser, English knight (b. 1286)

1330-03-19

Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (b. 1301)

1340-12-04

Henry Burghersh, English bishop and chancellor (b. 1292)

1345-03-25

Henry, 3rd Earl of Lancaster, English politician (b. 1281)

1345-04-14

Richard Aungerville, English bishop and writer (b. 1287)

1349-05-31

Thomas Wake, English politician (b. 1297)

1360-02-26

Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328)

1372-08-31

Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)

1376-01-24

Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader

1381-06-15

Wat Tyler, leader of English Peasants' Revolt, beheaded in London

1381-07-15

John Ball, English priest/ideologist of Boer uprising, hanged

1381-12-27

Edmund Mortimer, 3rd Earl of March, English politician

1383-06-08

Thomas de Ros, 5th Baron de Ros, English Crusader (b. 1338)

1384-12-31

John Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies

1390-08-14

John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)

1396-03-24

Walter Hilton, English mystic

1397-06-03

William Montacute, 2nd Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (b. 1328)

1397-09-21

Richard FitzAlan, 11th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (executed) (b. 1346)

1399-09-22

Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1366)

1400-01-05

John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (b. ca. 1350)

1400-01-07

Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey, English politician (b. 1374)

1400-01-16

John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)

1401-02-19

William Sawtree, 1st English religious martyr, burned in London

1403-07-23

Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Worcester, English rebel (executed) (b. 1343)

1408-02-20

Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342)

1415-10-13

Thomas FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (b. 1381)

1417-12-14

John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham, English nobleman, hanged & burned

1424-12-31

Thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader

1425-01-18

Edmund de Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (b. 1391)

1427-05-07

Thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman

1428-11-03

Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1388)

1430-08-18

Thomas de Ros, 9th Baron de Ros, English soldier and politician (drowned) (b. 1406)

1432-10-19

John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1392)

1435-06-12

John FitzAlan, 14th Earl of Arundel, English military leader (b. 1408)

1439-04-30

Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick, English military leader (b. 1382)

1440-09-30

Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, English soldier and politician

1444-05-27

John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (b. 1404)

1450-05-02

William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)

1450-08-27

Reginald West, 6th Baron De La Warr, English politician (b. 1395)

1453-07-17

John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, English military leader

1453-12-24

John Dunstable, English composer, dies

1455-05-22

Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (killed in battle)

1455-05-22

Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset, English commander (killed in battle) (b. 1406)

1460-07-10

Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English military leader (b. 1402)

1460-12-30

Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne killed in Battle of Wakefield. (b. 1411)

1460-12-31

Richard Neville, 5th Earl of Salisbury, English politician (b. 1400)

1461-03-29

Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (b. 1421)

1464-05-17

Thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician (executed) (b. 1427)

1471-05-04

Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of Somerset, English military commander (executed)

1473-05-08

John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, English politician (b. 1420)

1476-06-08

George Neville, English archbishop and statesman

1483-06-25

Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl Rivers, English writer

1498-04-28

Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland, English politician

1500-10-01

John Alcock, English Catholic bishop

1502-04-02

Arthur, English crown prince/husband of Catharina of Aragon, dies

1502-12-23

Margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57

1508-10-13

Edmund de Ros, 11th Baron de Ros, English politician (b. 1446)

1510-08-17

Edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded

1510-08-17

Richard Empson, English treasurer, beheaded

1513-03-10

John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, English commander (b. 1443)

1514-01-02

William Smyth, English bishop and statesman (bc. 1460)

1514-12-04

Richard Hunne, English "heretic", commits suicide(?)

1516-04-25

John Yonge, English diplomat (b. 1467)

1518-11-20

Marmaduke Constable, English soldier

1519-09-10

John Colet, English churchman and educator

1521-05-17

Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (b. 1478)

1522-02-25

William Lilye, English classical scholar

1524-12-20

Thomas Linacre, English scholar and physician

1525-07-22

Richard Wingfield, English diplomat

1528-10-05

Richard Foxe, English churchman

1529-06-21

John Skelton, English poet, dies at about 69

1532-08-22

William Warham, English archbishop of Canterbury (1502-32), dies at 82

1533-04-28

Nicholas West, English bishop and diplomat (b. 1461)

1535-04-29

John Houghton, English, executed

1535-06-22

John Fisher, English bishop (1504-35)/cardinal, beheaded at about 65

1536-05-17

George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford, English brother of Anna Boleyn, beheaded after being tried and convicted for high treason and incest at 32

1538-05-08

Edward Fox, English bishop

1538-05-22

John Forrest, English Franciscan friar (martyred) (b. 1471)

1539-09-08

John Stokesley, English churchman

1540-07-30

Robert Barnes, English churchman (martyred) (b. 1495)

1540-07-30

Thomas Abel, English priest (martyred)

1542-10-06

Thomas Wyatt, English poet (b. 1503)

1545-07-19

George Carew, English admiral, drowns

1545-07-19

Roger Grenville, English captain of Mary Rose, drowns

1545-10-18

John Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55

1546-03-10

Thomas Elyot, English diplomat (Boke named the Governor), dies at 46

1546-03-29

Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered

1546-05-29

Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered

1546-07-16

Anne Askew, English Protestant (burned at the stake) (b. 1521)

1549-03-20

Thomas Seymour of Sudely, English Lord Admiral, beheaded

1550-07-30

Thomas Wriothesley, 1st Earl of Southampton, English politician (b. 1505)

1551-07-13

John Wallop, English soldier and diplomat (b. 1490)

1552-06-10

Alexander Barclay, English poet

1553-08-22

John Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded

1554-04-11

Thomas Wyatt the younger, English rebel (b. 1521)

1554-08-25

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies

1555-02-09

Rowland Taylor, English pastor (executed) (b. 1510)

1555-10-16

Hugh Latimer, English bishop and royal chaplain, burned at the stake as one of the Oxford Martyrs at 80

1555-10-16

Nicholas Ridley, English theologist/bishop of Rochester, burned at the stake as an Oxford martyr

1555-11-12

Stephen Gardiner, English bishop of Winchester, dies at about 65

1556-11-10

Richard Chancellor, English explorer, dies in shipwreck off Scotland

1556-12-23

Nicholas Udall, English playwright (b. 1504)

1557-09-13

John Cheke, English classical scholar and statesman (b. 1514)

1558-05-31

Philip Hoby, English politician (b. 1505)

1558-11-17

Reginald Pole, English cardinal/scholar/"heretic", dies at 58

1559-01-29

Thomas Pope, English politician, benefactor, dies at about 52

1559-11-18

Cuthbert Tunstall, English churchman (b. 1474)

1560-09-08

Amy Robsart, wife of English premier Robert Dudley, dies by accident

1563-06-09

William Paget, 1st Baron Paget, English statesman (b. 1506)

1563-09-17

Henry Manners, 2nd Earl of Rutland, English soldier

1565-10-14

Thomas Chaloner, English statesman and poet (b. 1521)

1567-01-26

Nicholas Wotton, English diplomat

1567-02-10

Lord Darnley Stuart, husband of English queen Mary, murdered

1568-02-19

Miles Coverdale, translator (1st complete English Bible), dies at 80

1569-01-20

Miles Coverdale, English bible translator Great bible, dies at 80

1571-02-12

Nicholas Throckmorton, English diplomat and politician (b. 1515)

1571-06-01

John Story, English Catholic martyr, executed at Tyburn by being hung, drawn and quartered

1571-09-23

John Jewel, English bishop (b. 1522)

1572-10-24

Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby, English politician (bc. 1508)

1575-07-14

Richard Taverner, English Bible translator

1577-08-12

Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)

1577-10-07

George Gascoigne, English poet

1577-11-29

Cuthbert Mayne, English saint (b. 1543)

1578-03-29

Arthur Champernowne, English admiral (b. 1524)

1578-08-04

Thomas Stucley, English adventurer

1579-02-20

Nicholas Bacon, English politician (b. 1509)

1579-11-21

Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier

1580-11-30

Richard Farrant, English composer

1580-12-01

Edmund Campion, English jesuit, hanged at 42

1581-12-01

Ralph Sherwin, English Catholic saint (b. 1550)

1581-12-01

Alexander Briant, English saint (b. around 1556)

1583-03-04

Bernard Gilpin, English clergyman, "Apostle of the North" (b. 1517)

1583-07-06

Edmund Grindal, English bishop of London/archbhp of York, dies at 64

1584-03-10

Thomas Norton, English politician and writer (b. 1532)

1584-07-12

Steven Borough, English explorer (b. 1525)

1584-07-23

John Day, English printer (b. 1522)

1585-01-16

Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512)

1585-02-06

Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518)

1585-07-06

Thomas Aufield, English Catholic martyr (b. 1552)

1586-10-17

Philip Sidney, English poet/diplomat, dies in battle at 32

1587-03-30

Ralph Sadler, English statesman (b. 1507)

1587-04-08

John Foxe, English writer (b. 1516)

1588-06-18

Robert Crowley, English printer and poet

1590-02-01

Lawrence Humphrey, English clergyman and educator

1590-04-06

Francis Walsingham, English secretary of state, dies at about 57

1590-11-18

George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, English statesman (b. 1528)

1591-11-20

Christopher Hatton, English politician (b. 1540)

1592-09-03

Robert Greene, English writer (b. 1558)

1593-04-06

Henry Barrow, English puritian/Congressionalist, hanged

1593-04-06

John Greenwood, English Congressionalist, hanged

1593-05-29

John Penry, English congressionalist, executed

1593-05-30

Christopher Marlowe, English dramatist (Tamburlaine the Great), stabbed to death in a pub brawl in Deptford.

1594-04-29

Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer

1594-06-03

John Aylmer, English political theorist (b. 1521)

1594-10-16

William Allen, English cardinal/founder seminary of Douai, dies at 62

1594-11-22

Martin Frobisher, English vice-admiral/explorer, dies

1595-02-21

Robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged

1595-03-04

Robert Southwell, English poet, hanged for becoming a Catholic priest

1595-08-24

Thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies

1595-11-12

John Hawkins, English navigator/treasurer of the Navy, dies at 63

1596-01-28

Francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies of dysentery at 50

1596-03-23

Henry Unton, English diplomat

1596-11-10

Peter Wentworth, English Puritan politician (b. 1530)

1598-01-09

Jasper Heywood, English translator (b. 1553)

1598-08-04

William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier, dies at 77

1599-04-14

Henry Wallop, English statesman

1600-11-03

Richard Hooker, English theologian (b. 1554)

1602-02-13

Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies

1603-09-08

George Carey, 2nd Baron Hunsdon, English politician (b. 1547)

1603-12-09

William Watson, English conspirator (b. 1559)

1603-12-27

Thomas Cartwright, English Presbyterian publicist, dies at about 68

1605-04-05

Adam Loftus, English Protestant archbishop in Ireland (c.1513)

1605-11-08

Robert Catesby, English conspirator (b. 1573)

1606-01-30

Everard Digby, English conspirator (b. 1578)

1606-04-03

Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon, English politician (b. 1563)

1606-05-03

Henry Garnet, English Jesuit (executed) (b. 1555)

1607-05-21

John Rainolds, English scholar (b. 1549)

1607-06-10

John Popham, English politician

1607-08-22

Bartholomew Gosnold, English explorer and privateer (b. 1572)

1608-02-26

John Still, English bishop

1610-04-18

Robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63

1610-11-21

Benedict van Canfield, [William Fish], English missionary, dies

1612-04-11

Edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (b. 1566)

1612-08-04

Hugh Broughton, English scholar (b. 1549)

1612-11-20

John Harington, English writer (b. 1561)

1613-08-07

Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)

1613-09-15

Thomas Overbury, English writer (b. 1581)

1614-06-15

Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton, English politician (b. 1540)

1615-09-27

Arbella Stuart, English noblewoman (b. 1575)

1616-01-06

Philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550)

1616-04-23

William Shakespeare, English poet and playwright (b. 1564) (Julian calendar) dies aged 52

1616-11-23

Richard Hakluyt, English writer (b. 1552)

1617-10-27

Ralph Winwood, English politician (b. 1563)

1617-11-10

Barnabe Rich, English soldier and writer

1618-06-07

Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, English Governor of Virginia (b. 1577)

1618-09-28

Joshua Sylvester, English poet (b. 1563)

1618-10-29

Walter Raleigh, English scholar/poet/historian, beheaded for treason

1619-01-07

Nicholas Hilliard, English painter (bc. 1547)

1619-02-03

Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham, English conspirator (b. 1564)

1619-03-01

Thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53

1619-03-13

Richard Burbage, English actor (Shakespeare), dies

1619-10-14

Samuel Daniel, English poet (b. 1562)

1620-05-16

William Adams, English navigator (b. 1564)

1621-07-02

Thomas Harriot, English astronomer

1621-11-26

Radulph Agas, English surveyor (C. 1540)

1622-02-19

Sir Henry Savile, English educator (b. 1549)

1623-02-08

Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (b. 1546)

1623-07-04

William Byrd, English composer (Ave verum corpus), dies at 80

1623-10-21

William Wade, English statesman and diplomat (b. 1546)

1623-11-09

William Camden, English historian: Brittania/Annales, dies at 72

1624-02-13

Stephen Gosson, English satirist (b. 1554)

1624-11-10

Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, English patron of the theater (b. 1573)

1624-12-14

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, English statesman (b. 1536)

1625-06-05

Orlando Gibbons, English organist/composer (Silver Swan), dies at 41

1626-01-21

John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62

1626-01-24

Samuel Argall, English adventurer and naval officer (b. 1580)

1626-02-28

Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51

1626-04-09

Francis Bacon, English statesman and philosopher, dies from pneumonia at 65

1626-05-04

Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells, English bishop and Bible translator (b. 1569)

1626-07-13

Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester, English statesman (b. 1563)

1626-09-26

Lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71

1626-11-25

Edward Alleyn, English actor (b. 1566)

1626-11-30

Thomas Weelkes, English composer

1626-12-08

John Davies, English poet (b. 1569)

1626-12-10

Edmund Gunter, English mathematician (b. 1581)

1627-04-19

John Beaumont, English poet (b. 1583)

1627-06-27

John Hayward, English historian

1627-07-01

Nathaniel Bacon, English painter, dies at 41

1628-03-12

John Bull, English organist/composer, dies

1628-07-13

Robert Shirley, English adventurer (b. 1581)

1628-09-30

Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, English poet (b. 1554)

1630-01-26

Henry Briggs, English mathematician (b. 1556)

1630-02-12

Fynes Moryson, English traveler and writer (b. 1566)

1630-09-17

Thomas Lake, English statesman (b. 1567)

1631-05-06

Robert Bruce Cotton, English politician

1631-06-21

John Smith, English explorer, dies

1631-10-05

Arabella Holles, wife of English politician Thomas Wentworth, dies

1631-12-23

Michael Drayton, English poet (b. 1563)

1632-06-22

James Whitelocke, English judge (b. 1570)

1632-08-25

Thomas Dekker, English dramatist (b. ca. 1572)

1632-11-27

John Eliot, English parliament leader/author (In Jail), dies at 40

1633-03-01

George Herbert, English poet, dies at 39

1633-08-04

George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 60

1633-11-14

William Ames, English philosopher (b. 1576)

1634-05-12

George Chapman, English dramatist/interpreter, dies

1634-06-25

John Marston, English playwright (b. 1576)

1634-08-09

William Noy, English jurist (b. 1577)

1634-09-03

Edward Coke, English Chief Justice/politician, dies

1635-03-27

Robert Naunton, English politician (b. 1563)

1636-04-18

Julius Caesar, English judge

1637-08-06

Ben Jonson, English playwright and poet, dies at 65

1639-03-22

Thomas Carew, English poet/diplomat (The Rapture), dies

1639-11-07

Thomas Arundell, 1st Baron Arundell of Wardour, English politician

1640-01-14

Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry, English lawyer and judge (b. 1578)

1640-06-03

Theophilus Howard, 2nd Earl of Suffolk, English politician (b. 1584)

1640-10-20

John Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585)

1641-01-03

Jeremiah Horrocks, English astronomical prodigy, dies at 22

1641-04-13

Richard Montagu, English clergyman (b. 1577)

1641-05-12

Thomas Wentworth, English viceroy of Ireland, beheaded at 48

1641-11-28

Robert Dowland, English luitist/son of John Dowland, dies at about 50

1642-02-07

William Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571)

1642-11-07

Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician

1643-06-24

John Hampden, English politician, dies of injuries at about 48

1643-07-25

Robert Pierrepont, 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull, English statesman (b. 1584)

1643-08-20

Anne Hutchinson, English Puritan preacher, killed in Native American uprising (b. 1591)

1643-09-20

Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount Falkland, English politician and writer

1643-11-03

John Bainbridge, English astronomer (b. 1582)

1643-11-29

William Cartwright, English dramatist (b. 1611)

1643-12-08

John Pym, English statesman (b. 1583)

1644-09-08

Francis Quarles, English poet (Enchiridion), dies

1645-04-16

Tobias Hume, English composer

1645-08-06

Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex, English merchant (b. 1575)

1645-09-02

lady Alice Lisle, English widow of John Lisle, beheaded

1645-09-08

John Coke, English politician (b. 1563)

1646-09-14

Thomas H Earl of Arundel, English art collector (Marbles), dies

1646-10-28

William Dobson, English painter (b. 1610)

1647-01-29

Francis Meres, English writer (b. 1565)

1647-06-12

Thomas Farnaby, English grammarian

1647-08-24

Nicholas Stone "Elder", English sculptor/architect, dies at about 61

1648-02-02

George Abbot, English writer

1648-03-14

Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, English general (b. 1584)

1648-08-20

Edward Herbert of Cherbury, English military/philosopher, dies at 65

1649-03-09

Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (executed) (b. 1590)

1649-05-12

Isaac Doreslaer, English lawyer/diplomat, murdered

1649-07-11

Margaret Coventry, 1st English earl of Shaftesbury, dies

1649-08-25

Richard Crashaw, English clergyman/poet, dies at about 36

1649-09-06

Robert Dudley, English navigator/writer (Arcano del Mare), dies

1649-09-15

John Floyd, English Jesuit preacher (b. 1572)

1650-04-18</