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Ira Aldridge

Ira Aldridge

Born 24/7/1807, 214 years ago

Actor. Born Ira Frederick Aldridge in New York City (his date of birth is approximate). He started his acting career with the African Company in the early 1820s, but faced with racial discriminatio...

Person, Race Issues, Theatre, Poland, USA

1 memorial

Baker Street Station building

Baker Street Station building

Started 24/7/1912, 109 years ago

Event, Architecture, Commerce

1 memorial

Simon Bolivar

Simon Bolivar

Born 24/7/1783, 238 years ago

"El libertador". Born Caracas. Latin American statesman and patriot who worked to liberated Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru & Venezuela from Spanish rule. In London briefly in 1810. Di...

Person, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela

5 memorials

John Fox Burgoyne

John Fox Burgoyne

Born 24/7/1782, 239 years ago

Born London, illegitimate son of General John Burgoyne. Served in Ireland as civil administrator, fought in the Crimean War. Died 5 Pembridge Square.

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Crimea, Ireland

1 memorial

Emma Cons

Emma Cons

Died 24/7/1912, 109 years ago

Social reformer and theatre manager. Born London. Knew and was influenced by Octavia Hill, John Ruskin and Henrietta Barnett. Her involvement in the temperance movement led to her taking on the lea...

Person, Gender Issues, Politics & Administration, Social Welfare, Theatre

3 memorials

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