Related links:

British History | Famous Britons | Lore & Legend | Rather Interesting

Search hotels

Check-in date

Check-out date

Historic Dates by County:

England: Bath | Bedfordshire | Berkshire | Bristol | Buckinghamshire | Cambridgeshire | Cheshire | Cornwall | County Durham | Cumbria | Derbyshire | Devon | Dorset | East Yorkshire | Essex | Gloucestershire | Greater Manchester | Hampshire | Hertfordshire | Isle of Wight | Kent | Lancashire | Leicestershire | Lincolnshire | London | Merseyside | Norfolk | North Yorkshire | Northamptonshire | Northumberland | Nottinghamshire | Oxfordshire | Rutland | Shropshire | Somerset | South Yorkshire | Staffordshire | Suffolk | Surrey | Sussex | Tyne and Wear | Warwickshire | West Midlands | West Yorkshire | Wiltshire | Worcestershire | Scotland: Angus and Dundee | Argyll | Ayrshire and Arran | Borders | Dumfries and Galloway | Edinburgh and the Lothians | Fife | Glasgow | Grampian | Highlands | Isle of Mull | Lanarkshire | Orkneys | Perthshire | Shetland Isles | Stirlingshire | Western Isles | Wales: Anglesey | Mid Wales | North Wales | South Wales | West Wales | Ireland: Dublin | Louth | Offshore: Guernsey | Isle of Man | Isles of Scilly | Jersey | Northern Ireland: Belfast | County Antrim | County Armagh | County Fermanagh | County Londonderry

Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1946 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.
More dates from British history

Search by name:   or

On this day:
Great Fire of London 1212 - 1212, Nelson Loses Eye - 1794, First Briton Killed in Aircraft Accident - 1910, Debut of the Rolling Stones - 1962

Famous and historic events from 1946

'Lord Haw-Haw' hanged
Bank of England Nationalised
Britains 1st New Town
Burnden Park Disaster
Churchills ‘Iron Curtain’ Speech
Founding of Sandhurst Royal Military Academy
King David Hotel Bombing

Famous Britons born in 1946
Alan Bleasdale
Alan Rickman
Alison Steadman
Barry Gibb
Bill Forsyth
Brenda Blethyn
Brian Cox
Brian Patten
Brian Turner
Cameron Mackintosh
Charles Dance
Charlotte Rampling
Chris Tarrant
Christopher Hampton
Clare Short
David Gilmour
Felicity Kendall
Freddie Mercury
George Best
George Robertson
Harold Shipman
Ian McGeechan
Jack Straw
James Kelman
Jane Asher
Jenny Pitman
Joanna Lumley
John Virgo
Julian Barnes
Kate Hoey
Keith Moon
Lynda La Plante
Malcolm McLaren
Malcolm Rifkind
Maureen Lipman
Michael Buerk
Michael Rosen
Noddy Holder
Peter Green
Peter Sutcliffe
Philip Pullman
Robert Fisk
Robin Cook
Sue Townsend
Tim Curry
Tony Robinson
William Waldegrave

Recommended Books:

A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever

Brit Quote:
I've always said if you want to outwit an Englishman touch him when he doesn't want to be touched - Julian Barnes
More Quotes

On this day:
Great Fire of London 1212 - 1212, Nelson Loses Eye - 1794, First Briton Killed in Aircraft Accident - 1910, Debut of the Rolling Stones - 1962
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages