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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1931 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:
Battle of Naseby - 1645, Babbage Proposes Proto-Computer - 1822, End of Falklands War - 1982

Famous and historic events from 1931

Elgar opens Abbey Road recording studios
Huxley Finishes Brave New World
Invergordon Mutiny
The Highway code is published
Whipsnade Zoo Opened

Famous Britons born in 1931
Bill Simpson
Brian Sewell
Bridget Riley
Cecil Parkinson
Christopher Chataway
Diana Dors
Elizabeth Blackadder
Fay Godwin
Fay Weldon
Fred Trueman
George Kenneth Younger
Ian Holm
Jack Rosenthal
Jean Rook
John Le Carre
Les Dawson
Myrtle Simpson
Norman Tebbit
Peter Alliss
Richard Smith
Roger Penrose
Sir Mark Richmond
Sir Terence Conran

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

Brit Quote:
He was about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest. - Rowan Atkinson
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On this day:
Battle of Naseby - 1645, Babbage Proposes Proto-Computer - 1822, End of Falklands War - 1982
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