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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1911 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:
Battle of Braddock Down - 1643, 1st British town hit by a Zeppelin raid - 1915, The Silvertown TNT Plant Explosion - 1917

Famous and historic events from 1911

Chewing Gum first goes on sale
First British-Made Ford Car

Famous Britons born in 1911
Anna Russell
Dame Thora Hird
Denis Burkitt
Flann O'Brien
Frederic Williams
Guy Burgess
J L Austin
James Cameron
Kit Scruton
Max Gluckman
Mervyn Peake
Michael Hordern
Roger Hilton
Sir John Charnley
Terry Thomas
William Golding
William Stearn
Willie Ross

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special. - Stephen Hawking
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On this day:
Battle of Braddock Down - 1643, 1st British town hit by a Zeppelin raid - 1915, The Silvertown TNT Plant Explosion - 1917
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