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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1900 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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On this day:
The Houses of Parliament burn down - 1834, Jane Eyre Published - 1847, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Published - 1950, First Edition of Blue Peter - 1958

Famous and historic events from 1900

Battle of Spion Kop
Flannan Isles Mystery Born
Formation of the Labour Party
Keir Hardie becomes 1st Labour MP
Relief of Mafeking

Famous Britons born in 1900
Alan Bush
Alastair Sim
Arthur Askey
David Kilmuir
Dennis Gabor
Douglas Jardine
Elizabeth Goudge
Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
Geoffrey Jellicoe
Gilbert Ryle
Hamish Hamilton
James Hilton
Louis Mountbatten
Richard Hughes
Robert Boothby
Roy Wilson
Sean O'Faolain
Stephen Neill
Tyrone Guthrie
V S Pritchett
William Medlicott

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
The sound of laughter is the most civilised music in the world - Peter Ustinov
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On this day:
The Houses of Parliament burn down - 1834, Jane Eyre Published - 1847, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Published - 1950, First Edition of Blue Peter - 1958
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