Every day find here my selection of Great British men and women born on this day.
- Birth date
- 1725 : John Wilkes (1725–1797) Politician and agitator
- 1768 : John Hatchard (1769–1849) Publisher and bookseller
- 1792 : Sir John Bowring (1792–1872) Linguist and traveller; Politician and diplomatist
- 1855 : Annie Taylor (1855–1922) Traveller and missionary
- 1858 : Sir Alexander Kleinwort, 1st Bt (1858–1935) Merchant banker
- 1859 : William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne (1859–1942) Politician
- 1864 : Elinor Glyn (née Sutherland) (1864–1943) Novelist
- 1883 : Alexander Sutherland Neill (1883–1973) Child psychologist and writer
- 1910 : Rodrigo Moynihan (1910–1990) Painter
- 1934 : John Norman ('Johnny') Haynes (1934–2005) Footballer
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