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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1932 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:
Robert the Bruce Crowned King of Scotland - 1306, slave trade is abolished in the British empire - 1807, World’s first passenger train service begins - 1807, Cambridge Sink In Boat Race - 1978

Famous and historic events from 1932

BBC World Service Begins
First Mars Bar Made
Iraq Gains Independence from Britain

Famous Britons born in 1932
Adrian Henri
Alexander Goehr
Bryan Clarke
Colin Cowdrey
Dennis Skinner
Des O'Connor
Elizabeth Taylor
Geoffrey Hill
George MacBeth
Geraldine McEwan
Jeremy Isaacs
John Nott
John Pye
Malcolm Bradbury
Neil Bartlett
Peter Blake
Peter O’Toole
Petula Clark
Prunella Scales
Quentin Blake
Ray Illingworth
Ray Reardon
William Roache

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
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Coast
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Churchill

Brit Quote:
Royalty is the gold teeth in a mouth full of decay - John Osborne
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On this day:
Robert the Bruce Crowned King of Scotland - 1306, slave trade is abolished in the British empire - 1807, World’s first passenger train service begins - 1807, Cambridge Sink In Boat Race - 1978
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