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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:
Edinburgh Fires - 1824, Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - 1892, Churchill Captured by Boers - 1899, Anglo Irish Agreement signed - 1985

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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Brit Quote:
A friend is a gift you give yourself. - Robert Louis Stevenson
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On this day:
Edinburgh Fires - 1824, Lambeth Poisoner Hanged - 1892, Churchill Captured by Boers - 1899, Anglo Irish Agreement signed - 1985
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