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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1928 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:
Worlds Oldest Football Club Founded - 1857, Wall Street Crash - 1929, Formation of UN - 1945, Last Commercial Concorde Flight - 2003

Famous and historic events from 1928

First National Grid Pylon Erected
Harry Ramsden opens 1st Fish and Chip Shop
The discovery of penicillin
Tussauds Finally Reopens after Fire,

Famous Britons born in 1928
Alan Sillitoe
Alastair Burnet
Alison Smithson
Anita Brookner
Bruce Forsyth
David Mercer
Desmond Morris
Frankie Vaughan
Harold Evans
Iain Smith
James Kennaway
Jane Grigson
Jimmy Hill
John Bratby
John Stewart Bell
Pat Smythe
Patrick Meehan
Pauline Tinsley
Randy Turpin
Ronald Stevenson
Stanley Baker
Tommy Docherty
Vidal Sassoon
William Rees-Mogg
William Rodgers

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A Picture of Britain
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The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. - Winston Churchill
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On this day:
Worlds Oldest Football Club Founded - 1857, Wall Street Crash - 1929, Formation of UN - 1945, Last Commercial Concorde Flight - 2003
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