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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1910 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:
Battle of Stoke Field - 1487, America declares war on Britain - 1812, RSPCA formed - 1824, Sunderland Theatre Disaster - 1883

Famous and historic events from 1910

A draw in the General Election - both sides get 272 seats
Crippen convicted at Old Bailey
Crippen hanged
First Briton Killed in Aircraft Accident
First Man Utd Match at Old Trafford
First UK Air Display
Westhoughton Pit Disaster

Famous Britons born in 1910
Alfred Robens
Alicia Markova
Barbara Castle
Charles Coulson
Christopher Cockerell
David Niven
Dorothy Hodgkin
Douglas Bader
Frederick Bruce
Gordon Gray
Hugh Greene
Hywel Lewis
Jack Hawkins
Jacquetta Hawkes
Joy Adamson
Joyce Grenfell
Misha Black
Norman MacCaig
Peter Pears
Ronald Coase
Sir Edmund Leach
Sir Wilfred Thesiger
Veronica Wedgwood

Recommended Books:

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

Brit Quote:
Long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead. - John Maynard Keynes
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On this day:
Battle of Stoke Field - 1487, America declares war on Britain - 1812, RSPCA formed - 1824, Sunderland Theatre Disaster - 1883
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