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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1920 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:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966

Famous and historic events from 1920

Oxford University admits Women for the 1st time

Famous Britons born in 1920
Alf Ramsey
Beryl Reid
Clive Dunn
Dick Francis
Edwin Morgan
Frank Muir
George Porter
Ian Carmichael
James Molyneaux
Johnny Speight
Kenneth Wolstenholme
Maureen O'Hara
P D James
Patrick Heron
Paul Scott
Peter Dennis Mitchell
Randolph Quirk
Reg Harris
Ronald Searle
Roy Jenkins

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A Picture of Britain
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On this day:
Scilly Naval Disaster 2000 Drown - 1707, First Plastic Surgery in Britain - 1814, Blantyre Mining Disaster - 1877, Crippen convicted at Old Bailey - 1910, George Blake Escapes from Wormwood Scrubs - 1966
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