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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:
Paradise Lost Published - 1667, First Benny Hill TV Show - 1951, Marchioness Disaster - 1989

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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Brit Quote:
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams. - Somerset Maugham
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On this day:
Paradise Lost Published - 1667, First Benny Hill TV Show - 1951, Marchioness Disaster - 1989
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