- 1868 - Edward Tylecote became the first man to score more than four hundred runs. The feat was accomplished at Clifton College, where thirty-one years later AEJ Collins would make the current highest individual score.
- 1976 - Paul Collingwood was born at Shotley Bridge
- 1996: Graham Thorpe took his only two international wickets, in an ODI against India at Old Trafford.
- New Zealand
- 1947 - New Zealand batsman Glenn Turner was born in Dunedin. He is regarded as one of the country's best and most prolific batsmen.
- South Africa