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Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall

Started 13/8/1961, 59 years ago

Erected by East Germany to isolate West Berlin (run by the US, the UK and France) from East Berlin and the rest of the surrounding East Germany (under control of the Soviet Union). It effectively i...

Building, Politics & Administration, Germany

2 memorials

Debbie Bunting

Debbie Bunting

Born 13/8/1920, 100 years ago

2018: Our colleague Andrew Behan provides: Deborah R. Friedlander, also spelt Freedlander was born on 13 August 1920, the daughter of Alfred Freedlander and Ethel Eleanor Freedlander née Stammers. ...

Person, Art, Community / Clubs

1 memorial

Richard Norman Everitt

Richard Norman Everitt

Died 13/8/1994, 26 years ago

The picture source website tells the story leading up to Richard becoming an innocent victim of gang warfare.

Person, Tragedy, Children

1 memorial

Ken Friar

Ken Friar

Born 13/8/1934, 86 years ago

Managing director and secretary of Arsenal Football Club. He started working temporarily for the club while still a boy, and worked his way up through the ranks.

Person, Sport / Games

1 memorial

Sir John Gatti

Sir John Gatti

Born 13/8/1872, 148 years ago

Born Giovanni Maria Emilio in Switzerland, son of Agostino, of the Gatti family.  Barrister, with inherited business interests in the theatre and electrical power supply.  Westminster councillor fr...

Person, Politics & Administration, Theatre, Commerce, Switzerland

1 memorial

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