Heinrich Karl Baucke

Heinrich Karl Baucke

Died 13/4/1915, 109 years ago

German sculptor.

Person, Sculpture, Germany

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Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

Born 13/4/1906, 118 years ago

Dramatist and author. Born Dublin as Samuel Barclay Beckett. Lived in Paris most of his life. His plays include: Waiting for Godot (1953) and Krapp's Last Tape (1958). Awarded the Nobel Prize in Li...

Person, Literature, Seriously Famous, Theatre, France

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William Sterndale Bennett

William Sterndale Bennett

Born 13/4/1816, 208 years ago

Composer. Born in Sheffield. He was accepted by the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) at the age of 10. They were so impressed with him that they waived his fees. By the age of twenty, he had become a s...

Person, Music / songs, Germany

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Marie Louise Berneri

Marie Louise Berneri

Died 13/4/1949, 75 years ago

Anarchist activist and author.  Born Italy died, with her baby, in childbirth, in London.  We can’t discover when she came here or where she was in London, though she was involved with the Freedom ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Italy

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Peter Bradbury

Peter Bradbury

Born 13/4/1951, 73 years ago

Peter Bradbury was born on 13 April 1951 the son of Jack Bradbury (1912-1972) and Lilian Mary Bradbury née Warburton (1912-1979). His birth was registered in the 2nd quarter of 1951 in the Leeds, W...

Person, Tragedy

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Lieutenant Edmund William Baldwyn Childe-Pemberton

Lieutenant Edmund William Baldwyn Childe-Pemberton

Died 13/4/1917, 107 years ago

Edmund William Baldwyn Childe-Pemberton was born on 21 July 1895 in London, the elder son of William Shakespeare Childe Pemberton (1857-1924) and Lady Constance Lucy Violet Childe-Pemberton née Bli...

Person, Armed Forces, France

War dead, WW1
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J. Clarke

J. Clarke

Died 13/4/1942, 82 years ago

CN Co. 2'E Sinkiang. Andrew Behan has researched this man: Second Engineer Officer James Patrick Clarke was born in either 1909 or 1910 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. His last recorded home ad...

Person, Scotland

War dead, WW2
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Sir Henry De la Beche

Sir Henry De la Beche

Died 13/4/1855, 169 years ago

Born Welbeck Street. An unusual childhood: his father changed their name from Beach to create a fictional connection with the medieval Barons De la Beche of Aldworth. Inheriting a slave plantation ...

Person, Race Issues, Science

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Pieter Gerbrandy

Pieter Gerbrandy

Born 13/4/1885, 139 years ago

Politician. Born Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy near Sneek in the Netherlands. He was a professor at the Vrije University of Amsterdam in 1930 and entered politics later in the decade, becoming Minister ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Netherlands

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Sir Arthur Harris, "Bomber Harris"

Sir Arthur Harris, "Bomber Harris"

Born 13/4/1892, 132 years ago

Marshal of the Royal Air Force BT, GCB, OBE, AFC. Born Cheltenham. Died at home at Goring-on-Thames. Appointed Commander-in-Chief, Bomber Command in 1942. He quickly made his command very success...

Person, Armed Forces

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