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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1930 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:
Oxford University Chartered - 1214, First Municipal Fire Brigade Forms - 1726, 1st Paddleship steamer crosses Atlantic - 1819, Death of William IV - Victoria becomes Queen - 1837

Famous and historic events from 1930

Amy Johnson begins her flight upon Gypsy Moth
First Times Crossword
Mick the Miller Wins his Second Greyhound Derby
Salt March Ends

Famous Britons born in 1930
Bernard Manning
Bernard Matthews
Chris Barber
Colin Dexter
Douglas Hurd
Edward Woodward
Elizabeth Frink
Gillian Ayres
Hamish MacInnes
Harold Pinter
James G Ballard
Joe Brown
John Arden
John Cadogan
John Gilpin
John Wood
Kenny Ball
Lionel Bart
Lord Snowdon
Peter Hall
Princess Margaret
Ron Pickering
Ronnie Corbett
Ruth Rendell
Sean Connery
Shirley Porter
Ted Hughes

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

Brit Quote:
Not content to have the audience in the palm of his hand, he goes one further and clinches his fist. - Kenneth Tynan
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On this day:
Oxford University Chartered - 1214, First Municipal Fire Brigade Forms - 1726, 1st Paddleship steamer crosses Atlantic - 1819, Death of William IV - Victoria becomes Queen - 1837
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