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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1925 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:
Oxford surrenders to the Roundheads - 1646, The Legendary Newbury Coat Made - 1811, Worlds First Live Satellite Broadcast - 1967

Famous and historic events from 1925

Blackpool illuminations light up for 1st time
Giant Hailstone Hits Plumstead
Locarno Treaty Signed
Mein Kampf Published
Plaid Cymru Formed

Famous Britons born in 1925
Alan Whicker
Alec McCowen
Angela Lansbury
Anne Coates
Brian Aldiss
David Jenkins
Ernie Wise
Geoffrey Burbidge
George Cole
Gerald Durrell
Harry H Corbett
John Pople
John Stonehouse
John Wain
June Whitfield
Laura Ashley
Margaret Thatcher
Mary Lyon
Michael Halliday
Oliver Postgate
Pam Gems
Peter Sellers
Richard Burton
Robert Hardy
Russell Hunter
Tony Benn

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A Picture of Britain
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Ashes Fever
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Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether. - Thomas Carlyle
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On this day:
Oxford surrenders to the Roundheads - 1646, The Legendary Newbury Coat Made - 1811, Worlds First Live Satellite Broadcast - 1967
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