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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1924 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:
William Wallace is hanged, drawn and quartered - 1305, LDV becomes Home Guard - 1940, Freckleton Tragedy - 1944

Famous and historic events from 1924

First Broadcast by British Monarch
First Labour Government
Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's 1st Labour PM

Famous Britons born in 1924
Anthony Caro
Antony Hewish
Benny Hill
Bet Low
Brian Rix
Clement Freud
Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi
Hugh Huxley
John Culshaw
John Lewis
Judith Hart
Leslie Phillips
Mary Warnock
Michael Hamburger
Neville Marriner
Peter Shore
Rikki Fulton
Robert Bolt
Sir James Black
Sir John Harvey-Jones
Stuart MacKenzie
Tony Hancock
Wolf Mankowitz

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A Picture of Britain
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Brit Quote:
Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer. - Winston Churchill
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On this day:
William Wallace is hanged, drawn and quartered - 1305, LDV becomes Home Guard - 1940, Freckleton Tragedy - 1944
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