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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:
The Houses of Parliament burn down - 1834, Jane Eyre Published - 1847, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Published - 1950, First Edition of Blue Peter - 1958

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
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Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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On this day:
The Houses of Parliament burn down - 1834, Jane Eyre Published - 1847, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Published - 1950, First Edition of Blue Peter - 1958
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