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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1913 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:
Edmund Ironside’s Unlovely End - 1016, Elizabeth’s Golden Speech - 1601, 1st international Football Match - Scotland V England - 1872, Tess of the d’Urbervilles Published - 1891, Crystal Palace destroyed by fire - 1936

Famous and historic events from 1913

Caerphilly Pit disaster
Deadliest British Tornado
First Female Magistrate Appointed
Sons and Lovers Published
Suffragette dies - throws herself in front of the KIngs Horse

Famous Britons born in 1913
Angus Wilson
Anthony Quayle
Barbara Pym
Benjamin Britten
Bill Shankly
Donald MacKinnon
Douglas Scott
Douglas Young
Edward Abraham
Elizabeth David
George Lloyd
Hammond Innes
Hubert Lamb
Jo Grimond
Maurice Wilkes
Michael Foot
Patrick Steptoe
Peter Cushing
R S Thomas
Reg Butler
Richard Dimbleby
Sid James
Sir Bernard Charles Lovell
Trevor Howard
Trevor Huddleston
Vivien Leigh
William Scott

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

Brit Quote:
In English villages you turn over a stone and never know what might creep out - Agatha Christie
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On this day:
Edmund Ironside’s Unlovely End - 1016, Elizabeth’s Golden Speech - 1601, 1st international Football Match - Scotland V England - 1872, Tess of the d’Urbervilles Published - 1891, Crystal Palace destroyed by fire - 1936
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