The Daily Telegraph

To­day’s birthdays

- Gibraltar · Manchester · New Zealand · Marylebone Cricket Club · Southeastern · Berlin · Manchester Grammar School · Melvyn Bragg · Richard Caborn · Mark Field · Ricky Hatton

Adml Sir Derek Ref­fell, Gov­er­nor and C-in-c, Gi­bral­tar, 1989-93, is 92; Mr David Ma­land, High Master, Manch­ester Gram­mar School, 1978-85, 91; Sir Michael Hardie Boys, Gov­er­nor Gen­eral of New Zealand, 1996-2001, 89; Mr David Mor­gan, Pres­i­dent, MCC, 2014-15; Pres­i­dent, ICC, 2008-10, 83; Lord Bragg, writer and broad­caster, 81; Mr Richard Caborn, for­mer Labour Gov­ern­ment Min­is­ter, 77; Maj Gen P.A.J. Cord­ing­ley, au­thor, 76; Mr Clive Rees, for­mer Wales rugby in­ter­na­tional, 69; Mr Tim Young, Di­rec­tor of Education and Fel­low­ship, Rank Foun­da­tion, 69; Mr Mark Field, for­mer Con­ser­va­tive Gov­ern­ment Min­is­ter, 56; Mrs Justice Cheema-grubb, Pre­sid­ing Judge, South East­ern Cir­cuit, 54; and Mr Ricky Hat­ton, for­mer box­ing cham­pion; now pro­moter and trainer, 42.

To­day is the an­niver­sary of the end of the Berlin Air­lift in 1949.

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