On this day in history 24th January

Born on this day 24th January 76AD Emperor Hadrian 1287 Richard Aungerville 1540 Edmund Campion 1638 Charles Sackville 1670 William Congreve 1674 Thomas Tanner 1724 Frances Brooke 1901 Edward Turner 1909 Martin Lings 1909 Ann Todd 1927 Sir Patrick Macnaghten 1928 Desmond Morris 1930 Bernard Matthews 1935 Bamber Gascoigne 1935 Eric Ashton 1941 Neil Diamond 1948 Michael Des Barres 1949 John Belushi 1957 Adrian Edmondson 1958 Jools Holland 1959 Vic Reeves 1960 Natassia Kinski 1963 Martyn Grimley 1975 Isobel Cooper 1986 Mischa Barton 1988 Jade Ewen Died on this day 1961 Elsa (the lioness) 1965 Sir Winston Churchill Music 1969 … Continue reading On this day in history 24th January

On this day 18th January

Born on this day 18th January 1659 Damaris Cudworth Masham 1779 Peter Mark Roget 1840 Henry Austin Dobson 1882 A.A. Milne 1888 Thomas Sopwith 1892 Oliver Hardy 1904 Cary Grant 1910 Kenneth E. Boulding 1913 Danny Kaye 1933 David Bellamy 1934 Raymond Briggs 1935 Jon Stallworthy 1938 Anthony Giddens 1943 Paul Freeman 1951 Bob Latchford 1952 Michael Angelis 1954 Richard Littlejohn 1955 Kevin Costner 1961 Peter Beardsley 1964 Jane Horrocks 1965 Richard Dunwoody 1973 Crispian Mills 1977 Richard Archer 1980 Robert Green 1980 Estelle Swaray Died on this day 1936 Rudyard Kipling 1990 Mel Appleby 2002 Peter Adamson Music 1973 … Continue reading On this day 18th January

On this day in history 15th January

Born on this day 15th January 1671 Abraham de la Pryme 1747 John Aikin 1850 Leonard Darwin 1905 Torin Thatcher 1906 Aristotle Onassis 1913 Loyd Bridges 1914 Hugh Trevor-Roper 1921 Frank Thornton 1926 Chuck Berry 1929 Martin Luther King 1933 Frank Bough 1937 Margaret O’Brien 1943 Margaret Beckett 1945 HRH Princess Michael of Kent 1947 Pete Waterman 1955 Nigel Benson 1957 Patrick Dixon 1959 Pete Trewavas 1972 Claudia Winkleman 1978 Ryan Sidebottom 1983 Jermaine Pennant Music 1967 The Rolling Stones sang ‘Lets Spend The Night Together’, singing instead ‘Lets spend Some Time Together’ on Ed Sullivan’s TV show in the … Continue reading On this day in history 15th January

On this day in history 13th January

Born on this day 13th January 1651 Henry Booth 1884 Sophie Tucker 1904 Richard Addinsell 1914 Lord Ted Willis 1923 Jack Watling 1926 Michael Bond 1927 Sydney Brenner 1931 Ian Hendry 1931 Chris Wiggins 1942 Carol Cleveland 1947 John Lees 1961 Graham ‘Suggs’ McPherson 1964 Ronan Rafferty 1964 Bill Bailey 1966 Shelagh Fogarty 1968 Mike Whitlow 1969 Stephen Hendry 1971 Tracy Bingham 1971 Phil Whyman 1972 Nicole Eggert 1972 James O’Brien 1977 Orlando Bloom 1983 Julian Morris Died on this day 1929 Wyatt Earp 1979 Donny Hathaway 1991 Sir Alec Rose Music 1962 Cliff Richard’s soundtrack album from ‘Young Ones’ … Continue reading On this day in history 13th January