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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1930 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:
Great London Tornado - 1091, Battle of Fornham - 1173, Battle of Neville Cross - 1346, Regicides Executed - 1660, London Beer Flood - 1814, 1st Professional Golf Tournament - 1860, First Motoring Offences in Britain - 1895, First Full-Scale British Air-raid - 1917, World’s First Fully Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Opened - 1956, Hatfield Rail Crash - 2000

Famous and historic events from 1930

Amy Johnson begins her flight upon Gypsy Moth
First Times Crossword
Mick the Miller Wins his Second Greyhound Derby
Salt March Ends

Famous Britons born in 1930
Bernard Manning
Bernard Matthews
Chris Barber
Colin Dexter
Douglas Hurd
Edward Woodward
Elizabeth Frink
Gillian Ayres
Hamish MacInnes
Harold Pinter
James G Ballard
Joe Brown
John Arden
John Cadogan
John Gilpin
John Wood
Kenny Ball
Lionel Bart
Lord Snowdon
Peter Hall
Princess Margaret
Ron Pickering
Ronnie Corbett
Ruth Rendell
Sean Connery
Shirley Porter
Ted Hughes

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A Picture of Britain
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Churchill

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I need no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul - Max Beerbohm
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On this day:
Great London Tornado - 1091, Battle of Fornham - 1173, Battle of Neville Cross - 1346, Regicides Executed - 1660, London Beer Flood - 1814, 1st Professional Golf Tournament - 1860, First Motoring Offences in Britain - 1895, First Full-Scale British Air-raid - 1917, World’s First Fully Commercial Nuclear Power Plant Opened - 1956, Hatfield Rail Crash - 2000
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