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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1905 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 1905

Einstein Produces Theory of Relativity

Famous Britons born in 1905
Alan Rawsthorne
Anthony Powell
Arthur Koestler
C P Snow
Conrad Waddington
Duncan Macrae
Geoffrey Grigson
Henry Green
Herbert E Bates
James Mollison
John Heenan
John Maxwell
Kenneth Martin
Michael Tippett
Michael Powell
Muriel Box
Peter Quennell
Rex Warner

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There is always time for failure. - Sir John Mortimer
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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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