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John Law Baker

John Law Baker

Died 28/9/1886, 135 years ago

Of the Madras Army. Misty's flickr page has some useful information. It pointed us to National Archives which corroborated our guess that our JLB is the father of Lawrence James Baker, English stoc...

Person, Armed Forces

1 memorial

Charles Bell Birch

Charles Bell Birch

Born 28/9/1832, 189 years ago

Sculptor.  Born Brixton.  Studied in Berlin.  Died at King's College Hospital.  We know of only two works displayed in the open in London: the two memorials listed here: Victoria and the Temple Bar...

Person, Sculpture, Germany

3 memorials

Richard Bright

Richard Bright

Born 28/9/1789, 232 years ago

A physician specialising in kidney problems, he was credited with the discovery of Bright's Disease (now called Glomerulonephritis or Nephritis) through his research on patients who exhibited drops...

Person, Medicine

1 memorial

1985 Brixton Riot

1985 Brixton Riot

Started 28/9/1985, 36 years ago

It was sparked off by the shooting of Dorothy Groce by the Metropolitan Police. They were looking for her son Michael in relation to a suspected firearms offence, and believed he was hiding in his ...

Event, Race Issues, Tragedy

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Charlotte Budd

Charlotte Budd

Born 28/9/1808, 213 years ago

Charlotte Budd was, according to baptismal registers, born on 28 September 1808, making her the second of the six children of Henry Budd (1787-1862) and Charlotte Budd née Swain (1787-1848). She wa...

Person, Friend / family

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