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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1926 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:
Eddystone Lighthouse Smashed by Storm - 1703, Britains 1st policewoman goes on duty - 1914, Train Downs Nazi Plane - 1942, Ross McWhirter killed by IRA - 1975, Damilola Taylor Stabbed to Death - 2000

Famous and historic events from 1926

Agatha Christie vanishes
Britains 1st Grand Prix is held at Brooklands
First Two-Way Transatlantic Phone Call
John Logie Baird gives first demonstration of television
The Great General Strike Begins
TUC meets to agree on a General Strike
Winnie the Pooh Published

Famous Britons born in 1926
Alexander Gibson
Beryl Cook
Danny Blanchflower
David Attenborough
David Coleman
Elizabeth II
Elizabeth Jennings
Eric Morecambe
Geoffrey Howe
George Martin
George Melly
Ian Paisley
Jean Alexander
Jimmy Savile
John Fowles
Kenneth Williams
Leon Kossoff
Leonard Rossiter
Lionel Jeffries
Michael Bond
Peter Shaffer
Ray McAnally
Richard Laws
Ruth Ellis
Stanley Baxter
Warren Mitchell

Recommended Books:

A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

Brit Quote:
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness - George Orwell
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On this day:
Eddystone Lighthouse Smashed by Storm - 1703, Britains 1st policewoman goes on duty - 1914, Train Downs Nazi Plane - 1942, Ross McWhirter killed by IRA - 1975, Damilola Taylor Stabbed to Death - 2000
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