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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1892 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:
Edward II killed at Berkeley Castle - 1327, Battle of Prestonpans - 1745, Tolkien Publishes The Hobbit - 1937, First Old Grey Whistle Test - 1971

Famous and historic events from 1892

First Asian MP Elected
Lambeth Poisoner Hanged
Sherlock Holmes 1st Published

Famous Britons born in 1892
Arthur 'Bomber' Harris
Dame Eva Turner
David Garnett
Edward Appleton
Herbert Howells
Hugh MacDiarmid
J R R Tolkien
Kaikhosru Sorabji
Margaret Rutherford
Sir George Thomson
Sir Gordon Russell
Tommy Handley
Vita Sackville-West

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

Brit Quote:
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort. - John Ruskin
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On this day:
Edward II killed at Berkeley Castle - 1327, Battle of Prestonpans - 1745, Tolkien Publishes The Hobbit - 1937, First Old Grey Whistle Test - 1971
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