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Today in History for June 17

On this day in 2000

  • BIRTHS
  • Millie Mckenzie, English professional wrestler, Coventry, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1999

  • BIRTHS
  • Aaron Simpson,, Croydon, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1998

  • BIRTHS
  • Hayden Coulson, English association football player, Gateshead, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1997

  • BIRTHS
  • Daniel Speers,, Bournemouth, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1996

  • BIRTHS
  • Benjamin Whiteman, English Footballer, Rochdale, born in United Kingdom.
  • Jake Bibby,, Wigan, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1995

  • BIRTHS
  • Richie Fallows, squash player, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1994

  • BIRTHS
  • Riskykidd, English rapper, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Jonathan Wafula, British footballer, Alfreton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1993

  • BIRTHS
  • Jak Alnwick, English footballer, Hexham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Danny Taberner, English footballer, Bolton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1992

  • BIRTHS
  • Ryan Allsop, English football goalkeeper, Birmingham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Shura, British musician, Manchester, born in United Kingdom.
  • Steven Black, Footballer, Dumfries, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1991

  • BIRTHS
  • Phil Hughes, cricketer, Southampton, born in United Kingdom.
  • Jennifer Mcintosh, Sports shooter, Edinburgh, born in United Kingdom.
  • Lewis Reece, Welsh rugby union and rugby league footballer, Cardiff, born in United Kingdom.
  • James Greenwood, rugby league player, Oldham, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1990

  • BIRTHS
  • Glynn Geddie, British racing driver, Aberdeen, born in United Kingdom.
  • Gary King,, Sutton, born in United Kingdom.
  • Ben Wharton, English footballer, Stockport, born in United Kingdom.
  • Laura Wright, English soprano, Framsden, born in United Kingdom.
  • Jordan Henderson, English association football player, Sunderland, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1989

  • BIRTHS
  • Ben Coker, English association football player, Hatfield, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1988

  • BIRTHS
  • Sam Baird, English snooker player, Uffculme, born in United Kingdom.
  • Shaun Macdonald, Welsh footballer, Swansea, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1986

  • BIRTHS
  • Steven Davies, cricketer, Bromsgrove, born in United Kingdom.
  • Steven Mcdougall, Scottish footballer, Paisley, born in United Kingdom.
  • Raj Popat, badminton player, Rogerstone, born in United Kingdom.
  • Helen Glover, British rower, Truro, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1985

  • BIRTHS
  • Rikki Fifton, athletics competitor, London Borough of Lewisham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Stuart Hatton,, South Shields, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1983

  • BIRTHS
  • Lee Ryan, British singer-songwriter, Chatham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Carl Roberts, cricketer, Swansea, born in United Kingdom.
  • Connie Fisher, British actress, Lisburn, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1982

  • BIRTHS
  • Arthur Darvill, actor from England, Birmingham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Gak Jonze, British actor, writer and rapper, Camden Town, born in United Kingdom.
  • Stefan Hodgetts, British racing driver, Bromsgrove, born in United Kingdom.
  • Phil Eaglestone, Irish cricketer, Beckenham, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1981

  • BIRTHS
  • Rebekah Staton, British actress, Stoke-on-Trent, born in United Kingdom.
  • Lamin Deen, British bobsledder, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Kate Walsh, British TV presenter, Staffordshire, born in United Kingdom.
  • Monique Gladding, British diver, Durban, born in United Kingdom.
  • Dominique Lloyd-Walter, British squash player, London Borough of Harrow, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1980

  • BIRTHS
  • Keelan Leyser, British magician, Coulsdon, born in United Kingdom.
  • Kelly Morgan, British javelin thrower and boxer, Reading, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1979

  • BIRTHS
  • Ben Cartwright, British actor, Huddersfield, born in United Kingdom.
  • Andrew Henderson, English rugby league footballer and coach, Torquay, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1978

  • BIRTHS
  • Marcus Charlemagne, cricketer, Saint Lucia, born in United Kingdom.
  • Rocky Dean, British boxer, Thetford, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1977

  • BIRTHS
  • Karl Menzies, Racing cyclist, Devonport, born in United Kingdom.
  • Jordan Frieda, British actor, Salford, born in United Kingdom.
  • Franny Powell, English footballer, Burnley, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1976

  • BIRTHS
  • Scott Adkins, English actor, Sutton Coldfield, born in United Kingdom.
  • Scott Mclean, Scottish footballer, East Kilbride, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1975

  • BIRTHS
  • Sheila Chipperfield, musician, Coventry, born in United Kingdom.
  • Lisa Gwilym, Welsh broadcaster, Brighton, born in United Kingdom.
  • Martin O'neill, Professional footballer, Glasgow, born in United Kingdom.
  • Emma Carrick-Anderson, Olympic alpine skier, Mile End, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1974

  • BIRTHS
  • Jan Anderson, British actress, Porthcawl, born in United Kingdom.
  • Steve Peat, professional downhill mountain biker, Sheffield, born in United Kingdom.
  • Richard Skone, cricketer, Penarth, born in United Kingdom.
  • Rich Good, guitarist, Crawley, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1973

  • BIRTHS
  • Mark Umbers, British actor, Harrogate, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1972

  • BIRTHS
  • Rikrok, British singer, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Janine Gibson, British journalist, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1971

  • BIRTHS
  • Helen Clayton, English rugby union player, Bury St Edmunds, born in United Kingdom.
  • Dominic Rowan, British actor, England, born in United Kingdom.
  • Dave Smith, English darts player, born 1971, Pontefract, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1970

  • BIRTHS
  • Alan Dowson, English footballer and manager, Gateshead, born in United Kingdom.
  • Jason Prince, Northern Irish snooker player, Northern Ireland, born in United Kingdom.
  • Stephen Kennedy, Northern Irish actor, Northern Ireland, born in United Kingdom.
  • The Spaceape,, United Kingdom, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1969

  • BIRTHS
  • Sean Walbridge, English cricketer, Weymouth, born in United Kingdom.
  • Nira Chamberlain, British Mathematician, Birmingham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Daniel Goldstraw, English cricketer, Sheffield, born in United Kingdom.
  • Toby Hessian, British rower, Dungannon, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1968

  • BIRTHS
  • Darren Cann, English footballer, Torquay, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1967

  • BIRTHS
  • Roger Willis, English footballer, Sheffield, born in United Kingdom.
  • Tony Ayres, British darts player, England, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1966

  • BIRTHS
  • Diane Modahl, English middle-distance runner, Manchester, born in United Kingdom.
  • Henry Saunders, Cricketer for the Turks and Caicos Islands., Grand Turk Island, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1965

  • BIRTHS
  • David Longdon,, Nottingham, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1964

  • BIRTHS
  • Graeme Hogg, Scottish footballer, Aberdeen, born in United Kingdom.
  • Steve Rhodes, former English cricketer, Bradford, born in United Kingdom.
  • Rimsky Yuen, former Secretary for Justice of Hong Kong, British Hong Kong, born in United Kingdom.
  • John Tierney, English cricketer, Ashford, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1963

  • BIRTHS
  • June Croft, British swimmer, Olympic silver medallist, Ashton-in-Makerfield, born in United Kingdom.
  • Daniel Vivian, British actor, Foca, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1962

  • BIRTHS
  • Andrew Baines, Australian artist, Colchester, born in United Kingdom.
  • Bap Kennedy, Northern Irish singer, songwriter and guitarist, Belfast, born in United Kingdom.
  • Peter Henry, New Zealand bobsleigh, Brighton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1961

  • BIRTHS
  • Muslimgauze, British electronic musician, Manchester, born in United Kingdom.
  • Tracie Bennett, British actress, Leigh, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1960

  • BIRTHS
  • Tony Willis, boxer, Liverpool, born in United Kingdom.
  • Michelle Scutt, British athlete, Liverpool, born in United Kingdom.
  • James Gaddas, British politician and actor, Stockton-on-Tees, born in United Kingdom.
  • Steve Lowndes, Welsh footballer, Newport, born in United Kingdom.
  • Christopher J. Schofield, British chemist, Banbridge, born in United Kingdom.
  • Gary Williams, English footballer/Club Promoter, Wolverhampton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1959

  • BIRTHS
  • Colin Fox, Scottish politician, Motherwell, born in United Kingdom.
  • Bob Andrews, English musician, Fulham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Lawrence Haddad, British development economist, Johannesburg, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1958

  • BIRTHS
  • Joseph Koerner, American art historian, Pittsburgh, born in United Kingdom.
  • Jon Murphy, British chief constable, Liverpool, born in United Kingdom.
  • Peter Rowell, English radio and television presenter and convicted criminal, Sunderland, born in United Kingdom.
  • Nicky Clarke, British hairdresser, United Kingdom, born in United Kingdom.
  • Des Drummond, Jamaican/British rugby league player, Savanna-la-Mar, born in United Kingdom.
  • Jello Biafra, from Dead Kennedys the American punk rock band that formed in San Francisco. The band was one of the first American hardcore bands to make a significant impact in the United Kingdom..

On this day in 1957

  • BIRTHS
  • Phyllida Lloyd, Film director, theatre director, Bristol, born in United Kingdom.
  • Sam Douglas, American actor, Banbury, born in United Kingdom.
  • Martin Bergman, British theatre director, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Lawrence Goldman, historian, Dar es Salaam, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1956

  • BIRTHS
  • Nick Cook, English Test and County cricketer, Leicester, born in United Kingdom.
  • Paul Sherwen, English racing cyclist and cycling journalist, Widnes, born in United Kingdom.
  • Iain Milne, Scotland rugby union footballer, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Andrew Bicknell, actor, Taunton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1955

  • BIRTHS
  • Paul Bowgett, English footballer, Hitchin, born in United Kingdom.
  • John Howell,, Stoke-on-Trent, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1954

  • BIRTHS
  • David Bendeth, record producer, Stoke Newington, born in United Kingdom.
  • Ian Cussick, British singer, Dundee, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1953

  • BIRTHS
  • Frank Chapman, British businessman, West Ham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Tyrone Powell, New Zealand cricketer, Bargoed, born in United Kingdom.
  • Vernon Coaker, British politician, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1952

  • BIRTHS
  • Estelle Morris, British teacher, politician, life peer, Manchester, born in United Kingdom.
  • Graeme Ferguson, British biathlete, Kirkcaldy, born in United Kingdom.
  • Judith Macgregor, British diplomat, United Kingdom, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1951

  • BIRTHS
  • Robert Lowry Scott, British Lord Lieutenant of Tyrone, Newport, born in United Kingdom.
  • Guy Crofton,7th Baron Crofton, British Army officer and Irish peer, Darwen, born in United Kingdom.
  • Eric Tait, English footballer, Glencoe, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1950

  • BIRTHS
  • Anna Lo, Northern Irish politician, British Hong Kong, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1949

  • BIRTHS
  • Andrew Campbell, English cricketer, Chesham Bois, born in United Kingdom.
  • Celia Rees, English author, Solihull, born in United Kingdom.
  • Snakefinger, English musician, singer and songwriter, Tooting, born in United Kingdom.
  • John Craven, British economist, Pinner, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1948

  • BIRTHS
  • John Barton, theologian, Greater London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Felicity Huntingford, British ecologist, Hemsworth, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1947

  • BIRTHS
  • Guy Evans, British musician, Birmingham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Susan Sheridan, British actress, Newcastle upon Tyne, born in United Kingdom.
  • Paul Young, English musician, Greater Manchester, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1946

  • BIRTHS
  • B. J. Cole, British musician, Enfield Town, born in United Kingdom.
  • David Crausby, British politician, Bury, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1945

  • BIRTHS
  • Paul Kennedy, British historian, Wallsend, born in United Kingdom.
  • Laurie Calloway, Footballer and manager, Birmingham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London between 2000 and 2008, Lambeth, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1944

  • BIRTHS
  • Kit Wright, English writer, Crockham Hill, born in United Kingdom.
  • Michael Pearson,4th Viscount Cowdray, British peer and film producer, Havercroft, born in United Kingdom.
  • Peter Giles, British musician, Portsmouth, born in United Kingdom.
  • Chris Spedding, English rock and roll and jazz guitarist, Staveley, born in United Kingdom.
  • Alastair Mcharg, Scottish rugby union footballer and coach, Irvine, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1943

  • BIRTHS
  • Peter Orton, British television producer, Portsmouth, born in United Kingdom.
  • Robin Jones, British figure skater, Duntocher, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1942

  • BIRTHS
  • Jennifer Durrant, British artist, Brighton, born in United Kingdom.
  • Vic Gomersall, Footballer, Manchester, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1941

  • BIRTHS
  • Ally Riddle, Footballer, Arbroath, born in United Kingdom.
  • Nicholas C. Handy, British chemist, Swindon, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1940

  • BIRTHS
  • Tony Marlow, British politician, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1939

  • BIRTHS
  • Anthony Trewavas, British academic, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Donald Anderson, Baron Anderson Of Swansea, British politician, Swansea, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1938

  • BIRTHS
  • Hugh Mcmahon, British politician, Saltcoats, born in United Kingdom.
  • Andreas Papadakis, British academic and publisher, Nicosia, born in United Kingdom.
  • Barry Tait, Footballer, York, born in United Kingdom.
  • Robin Cocks, British geologist, Cowdenbeath, born in United Kingdom.
  • Peter Lowe, British artist, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1937

  • BIRTHS
  • Alec Croft, English footballer, Chester, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1936

  • BIRTHS
  • Thomas Mcmahon, Roman Catholic Bishop of Brentwood., Dorking, born in United Kingdom.
  • Ken Loach, British film director and screenwriter, Nuneaton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1933

  • BIRTHS
  • Alex Greenwood, English footballer, Fulham, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1932

  • BIRTHS
  • Derek Ibbotson, athletics competitor, Huddersfield, born in United Kingdom.
  • Simon Bowes-Lyon, British noble, Sheffield, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1931

  • BIRTHS
  • Baden Powell, English footballer, Hebburn, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1930

  • BIRTHS
  • Brian Statham, English cricketer, Gorton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1928

  • EVENTS
  • Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the Atlantic. Wilmer Stultz piloted the Fokker F.VII aircraft, Earhart kept the flight log. They arrived at Burry Port in Wales, the United Kingdom,20 hours and 40 minutes later..
  • BIRTHS
  • Basil Mcivor, Northern Irish politician, Blantyre, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1927

  • BIRTHS
  • Alan Prescott, English rugby league footballer and coach, Widnes, born in United Kingdom.
  • George Norman, modern pentathlete, York, born in United Kingdom.
  • Neil Myles, Scottish footballer, Falkirk, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1926

  • BIRTHS
  • Alan Walters, British economist, Leicester, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1924

  • BIRTHS
  • Archibald Hall, UK butler, serial killer and thief, Glasgow, born in United Kingdom.
  • Edward Downes, British conductor, Birmingham, born in United Kingdom.
  • Harold Williams, Welsh footballer, Briton Ferry, born in United Kingdom.
  • Mary Margaret Francis, British writer (1924–2000), Aberdeen, born in United Kingdom.
  • John Forrester, British politician, Hanley, born in United Kingdom.
  • Tony Clark, British sports shooter, Southampton, born in United Kingdom.
  • William Macdonald, Australian serial killer, Liverpool, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1923

  • BIRTHS
  • W. M. Gorman, Irish economist, Kesh, County Fermanagh, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1922

  • BIRTHS
  • John Amis, British musician, Dulwich, born in United Kingdom.
  • Edward Kerwick, English rugby league player, Prescot, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1921

  • BIRTHS
  • Jack Bailey, English footballer, died 1921, Bristol, born in United Kingdom.
  • Quentin Keynes, British explorer, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1920

  • BIRTHS
  • Peter Le Cheminant, Royal Air Force air marshal, Guernsey, born in United Kingdom.
  • Patrick Duffy, British politician, Bolton, born in United Kingdom.
  • John Waddy, Special Air Service Colonel, Taunton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1919

  • BIRTHS
  • John Moffat, Royal Navy officer, Swinton, Scottish Borders, born in United Kingdom.
  • Maurice Brown, RAF officer, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Molly Mahood, British literary scholar, Wimbledon, born in United Kingdom.
  • Archie Garrett, Scottish footballer, Lesmahagow, born in United Kingdom.
  • Beryl Reid, British actress, Hereford, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1918

  • BIRTHS
  • Derek Barber, Baron Barber Of Tewkesbury, British agriculturalist and public servant, Shoreditch, born in United Kingdom.
  • Duncan Lamont, British actor, Lisbon, born in United Kingdom.
  • Maldwyn Thomas, British politician, Sheffield, born in United Kingdom.
  • Pearl King, British psychoanalyst, Croydon, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1917

  • BIRTHS
  • Fred Fairfax, police officer, Westminster, born in United Kingdom.
  • Jack Brett, British motorcycle racer, Leeds, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1915

  • BIRTHS
  • Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz, British food writer, Harrow on the Hill, born in United Kingdom.
  • Bill Fielding, English footballer, Congleton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1914

  • BIRTHS
  • John Black, Scottish footballer, Driffield, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1913

  • BIRTHS
  • Davie Ovenstone, association football player, St Monans, born in United Kingdom.
  • Tom Green, Australian painter and printmaker, Warwickshire, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1912

  • BIRTHS
  • Horace Batten,, Long Buckby, born in United Kingdom.
  • James Robertson, English conductor, born 1912, Liverpool, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1911

  • BIRTHS
  • John Wildsmith, English footballer, Darlington, born in United Kingdom.
  • James Cameron, British journalist, Fulham, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1910

  • BIRTHS
  • Diana Mitford, British fascist, writer and editor, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Beatrice Wright, American-born British politician, Tavistock, born in United Kingdom.
  • Leslie Palmer, British water polo player, Sheffield, born in United Kingdom.
  • Sam Costa, British singer, London Borough of Hackney, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1908

  • BIRTHS
  • Rolf Dudley-Williams, British politician, Devon, born in United Kingdom.
  • Francis Graham Lodge, British artist, Burton upon Trent, born in United Kingdom.
  • George Robson, English footballer, Newcastle upon Tyne, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1906

  • BIRTHS
  • Thomas Cowling, British astronomer, Hackney Central, born in United Kingdom.
  • Percy Legard, Modern pentathlete, Nordic combined skier, Saltash, born in United Kingdom.
  • Maurice Mccanlis, English rugby union footballer and cricketer, Quetta, born in United Kingdom.
  • Muriel Lowe, cricketer, Long Eaton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1905

  • BIRTHS
  • Edwin Earle, English footballer, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, born in United Kingdom.
  • Alan Barber, English county cricketer, Ecclesall, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1904

  • BIRTHS
  • John Burrough, English first-class cricketer (1904-1969), Northfield, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1903

  • BIRTHS
  • John Hall, British cricketer (1903-1979), Chapel-en-le-Frith, born in United Kingdom.
  • W. V. D. Hodge, British mathematician, Edinburgh, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1902

  • BIRTHS
  • F. F. E. Yeo-Thomas, Special operations executive personnel, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1901

  • BIRTHS
  • Thomas Durnell, English cricketer, Dorking, born in United Kingdom.
  • Stewart Perowne, British historian, explorer, diplomat and archaeologist, Worcestershire, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1900

  • BIRTHS
  • Evelyn Irons, Scottish Journalist, Glasgow, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1899

  • BIRTHS
  • Charles Pizey, Royal Navy officer, Axbridge, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1898

  • BIRTHS
  • Bernard Campbell Fletcher, British Army officer, Norwich, born in United Kingdom.
  • Harry Patch, Soldier, last survivor of World War I, Somerset, born in United Kingdom.
  • Martin Hotine, British Army officer, Wandsworth, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1895

  • BIRTHS
  • George Macleod, Scottish soldier and cleric, Glasgow, born in United Kingdom.
  • Billy Blyth, Scottish footballer, Dalkeith, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1893

  • BIRTHS
  • George Jackson, English footballer, born 1893, Walton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1892

  • BIRTHS
  • Ronald Rawson, boxer, Kensington, born in United Kingdom.
  • Walter Shuldham, English cricketer, Stoke Sub Hamdon, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1891

  • BIRTHS
  • Reginald Hayward, Recipient of the Victoria Cross, Griqualand East, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1890

  • BIRTHS
  • John Rupert Firth, English linguist, Keighley, born in United Kingdom.
  • Gladys Bronwyn Stern, British writer, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • David Boxley, English footballer, Cradley Heath, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1889

  • BIRTHS
  • Harold Spurr, English cricketer, Thornaby-on-Tees, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1888

  • BIRTHS
  • Charles Cyril Gerahty, judge, Liscard, born in United Kingdom.
  • Anthony Wall, British flying ace, Auldearn, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1886

  • BIRTHS
  • Aylmer Firebrace, Royal Navy officer and firefighter, Southsea, born in United Kingdom.
  • David Brunt, Welsh meteorologist born in Staylittle, Staylittle, born in United Kingdom.
  • Robert Jesson, English cricketer, Southampton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1885

  • BIRTHS
  • Sam Brittleton, English footballer, Winsford, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1879

  • BIRTHS
  • Robert Edis Fairbairn, Canadian minister, Southampton, born in United Kingdom.
  • Hilda Mason,, Brentford, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1877

  • BIRTHS
  • Francis Bateman-Champain, English cricketer for Gloucestershire and Oxford University, Richmond Hill, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1876

  • BIRTHS
  • William Carr, American rower, County Donegal, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1875

  • BIRTHS
  • Edith How-Martyn, British suffragette, London, born in United Kingdom.
  • Arthur Edward George, English sportsman and aviation pioneer, Dorset, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1873

  • BIRTHS
  • John Dow, Scottish footballer, Dundee, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1871

  • BIRTHS
  • John Grayson, English cricketer, West Derby, born in United Kingdom.
  • George Pinchard, Sports shooter, Cambridge, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1869

  • BIRTHS
  • Fabian Ware, British Army general British Army general, Clifton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1867

  • BIRTHS
  • Flora Finch, English-born film actress, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1865

  • BIRTHS
  • Griffin Money, Australian politician, Silk Willoughby, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1864

  • BIRTHS
  • William Harris, English cricketer, born 1864, Kimberley, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1862

  • BIRTHS
  • Edward Nicholl, British officer of the Royal Naval Reserve and Conservative Member of Parliament, Leicester, born in United Kingdom.
  • Arthur Letts, American businessman, England, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1861

  • BIRTHS
  • Sidney Jones, British composer, Islington, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1859

  • BIRTHS
  • Joseph Shoesmith, cricketer, Kemp Town, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1856

  • BIRTHS
  • John Crawford, Canadian politician (1856-1928), Kintail, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1850

  • BIRTHS
  • Frank Fairbairn Crawford, British officer and cricketer (1850-1900), Hastings, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1849

  • BIRTHS
  • Herbert Foxwell, English economist, Somerset, born in United Kingdom.
  • William Henry Finlay, South African astronomer, Liverpool, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1847

  • BIRTHS
  • William Robinson, cricketer, Birmingham, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1846

  • BIRTHS
  • Frank Forbes Adam, British banker, Wolverhampton, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1839

  • BIRTHS
  • Henry Holiday, British artist, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1838

  • BIRTHS
  • Edward Robinson, Recipient of the Victoria Cross, Hampshire, born in United Kingdom.
  • Mary Ann Armstrong, botanical fern artist, Birmingham, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1837

  • BIRTHS
  • Alexander Skene, Scottish-American gynecologist, Fyvie, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1832

  • BIRTHS
  • Charles Baron Clarke, British botanist, Andover, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1822

  • BIRTHS
  • James Hagan, Confederate States Army colonel, County Tyrone, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1821

  • BIRTHS
  • John Henry Pepper, British scientist and inventor, Westminster, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1817

  • BIRTHS
  • Charles Branwhite, Watercolour painter, Bristol, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1815

  • BIRTHS
  • Samuel Fox, British businessman, Bradwell, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1814

  • BIRTHS
  • Robert Grant, Scottish astronomer, Grantown-on-Spey, born in United Kingdom.
  • Anne Murray, Duchess Of Atholl, British noble, Edinburgh, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1813

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  • Thomas Workman, Canadian politician, Lisburn, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1810

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  • Richard Bagge, English cricketer, Stradsett, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1804

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  • Henry Wellesley,1st Earl Cowley, British diplomat, Mayfair, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1800

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  • William Parsons,3rd Earl Of Rosse, Anglo-Irish astronomer, York, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1788

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  • Augustus Applegath, inventor of the vertical printing-press, Stepney, born in United Kingdom.
  • John R. Cooke,, Bermuda, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1787

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  • William Rathbone V, English merchant and politician, Liverpool, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1784

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  • Frederick Adam, British Army general, Scotland, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1783

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  • Joseph John Skelton, English engraver, Westminster, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1778

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  • Gregory Blaxland, English explorer in Australia, Kent, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1766

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  • John Pounds, British teacher, Portsmouth, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1760

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  • John Palmer, Commissary of New South Wales, Portsmouth, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1719

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  • Joshua Parry, Welsh nonconformist minister and writer, Llangan, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1709

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  • William Dodwell, English writer, Shottesbrooke, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1705

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  • Thomas Waymark, English cricketer, Mitcham, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1704

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  • John Kay, British inventor, Bury, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1703

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  • John Wesley, Founder of the Methodist movement, Epworth, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1571

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  • Thomas Mun, Economist and businessperson, London, born in United Kingdom.

On this day in 1239

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  • Edward I Of England, King of England, Westminster, born in United Kingdom.

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