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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1934 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:
Law passed allowing Jews to serve in parliament - 1858, Great Reform Demo - 1866, Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson - 1986

Famous and historic events from 1934

Driving Tests and Speed Limit introduced
First ever Glyndebourne
Night of the Long Knives

Famous Britons born in 1934
Alan Bennett
Alan Bates
Alasdair Gray
Beryl Bainbridge
Brian Epstein
Chris Bonington
Colin Welland
Harrison Birtwistle
Henry Cooper
Ian Richardson
John Hoyland
John Surtees
Judi Dench
Kenneth Baker
Maggie Smith
Mark Boyle
Mary Quant
Nanette Newman
Peter Maxwell Davies
Raymond Briggs
Richard Briers
Sir Bob Reid
Timothy West
Tom Baker
William Mathias

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I felt my mother about the place. I don't think she haunts me, but I wouldn't put it past her. - Julie Walters
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On this day:
Law passed allowing Jews to serve in parliament - 1858, Great Reform Demo - 1866, Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson - 1986
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