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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1925 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 Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994

Famous and historic events from 1925

Blackpool illuminations light up for 1st time
Giant Hailstone Hits Plumstead
Locarno Treaty Signed
Mein Kampf Published
Plaid Cymru Formed

Famous Britons born in 1925
Alan Whicker
Alec McCowen
Angela Lansbury
Anne Coates
Brian Aldiss
David Jenkins
Ernie Wise
Geoffrey Burbidge
George Cole
Gerald Durrell
Harry H Corbett
John Pople
John Stonehouse
John Wain
June Whitfield
Laura Ashley
Margaret Thatcher
Mary Lyon
Michael Halliday
Oliver Postgate
Pam Gems
Peter Sellers
Richard Burton
Robert Hardy
Russell Hunter
Tony Benn

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A Picture of Britain
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Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can. - Thomas Carlyle
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On this day:
Battle of Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994
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