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Sir Wiliam Fairbairn

Sir Wiliam Fairbairn

Born 19/2/1789, 230 years ago

Born Kelso. Structural engineer. Worked in shipbuilding and boiler design. Died at a relative's house at Moor Park, Farnham, Surrey.

Person, Engineering, Scotland

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David Garrick

David Garrick

Born 19/2/1717, 302 years ago

Actor, dramatist and theatre manager. Born Hereford. Left home and travelled to London with Samuel Johnson. As a friend of the Adams brothers he was in 1772, one of the first residents in their ...

Person, Theatre

5 memorials

Sir Edward Henry

Sir Edward Henry

Died 19/2/1931, 88 years ago

Metropolitan Police Commissioner 1903 - 1918, pioneer of fingerprint identification and saw the introduction of dogs into the force. Born Shadwell. Trained for the Indian Civil Service and went th...

Person, Armed Forces, Indian Sub-continent

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Claire Hitier-Abadie

Claire Hitier-Abadie

Died 19/2/2015, 4 years ago

36-year-old French national, lived in Marylebone with her husband and 2 children.  Riding a Boris bike, killed by a Crossrail tipper truck turning left on top of her at the Victoria Street / Bresse...

Person, Tragedy, Cyclist, France

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Derek Jarman

Derek Jarman

Died 19/2/1994, 25 years ago

Artist, film director, stage designer, writer, gardener, and queer activist. Born as Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman in Northwood. Had a studio at Butler's Wharf in the 1970s. Died of an AIDS-related...

Person, Art, Cinema, Gender Issues

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