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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1903 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:
Edinburgh Fires - 1824, Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - 1892, Churchill Captured by Boers - 1899, Anglo Irish Agreement signed - 1985

Famous and historic events from 1903

Emmeline Pankhurst forms the Suffragette Movement
First Edition of Daily Mirror
First London Number Plate
The Wright Brothers take Flight

Famous Britons born in 1903
Alec Douglas-Home
Alfred Rowse
Amy Johnson
Arthur Negus
Barbara Hepworth
Beatrix Lehmann
Bob Hope
Cecil Powell
Ceri Richards
Cyril Connolly
Donald Soper
Douglas Douglas-Hamilton
Eric Ravilious
Evelyn Waugh
Frank O'Connor
Frank Ramsey
George Orwell
Graham Sutherland
Joan Robinson
John Brunton
John Piper
John Wyndham
Lennox Berkeley
Malcolm Muggeridge
Mary Norton
Wally Hammond
Wilfrid Hyde-White
William MacTaggart

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure - Margaret Thatcher
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On this day:
Edinburgh Fires - 1824, Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - 1892, Churchill Captured by Boers - 1899, Anglo Irish Agreement signed - 1985
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