22 September 1905
Muriel Baker (later MB) was born in a small terrace house in Poplar Grove
, New Malden
, the third and youngest child in her family.
22 October 1945
Muriel and Sydney Box
's film The Seventh Veil
opened at Leicester Square Theatre (that is, cinema) and became a box-office hit. It brought them an Oscar for best original screenplay.
14 March 1951
The play The Seventh Veil
, adapted by Muriel and Sydney Box
from their film of the same name, opened at the Prince's Theatre
after the harrassing work of revision.
By October 1964
MB published her second and best-known novel, The Big Switch
, a satirical post-nuclear fantasy or science fiction about a future with women in command.